Between October 1, 2020, and January 29, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office responded to 18 fires while Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District responded to 25 fires. These fires ranged from brush fires to total loss structure fires with an estimated resulting loss of $588,501.00 With the winter conditions, both...
On June 30, 2021, at approximately 3:36 pm, the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a single vehicle motorcycle crash which occurred on Lone Pine Dam Road near Burton Road in Linden, AZ.The reporting party advised he was traveling on Lone Pine Dam Road near Burton Road...
Due to extreme fire danger and historically dry conditions during a time when firefighting resources are stretched thin, the entire Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will close for public safety, beginning Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 a.m. A full forest closure means that the public is prohibited from entering any part of...
Arizona is approaching the disbursement of the COVID-19 vaccine in a priority phased style due to a limited initial supply of medication. Navajo County is following this model and is currently vaccinating community members who fall into phase 1B.a and will continue to vaccinate those in the 1A category....
Biologists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will be conducting helicopter deer surveys and elk captures in areas surrounding the White Mountains to the Arizona-New Mexico border beginning mid-January into February. During this time residents in surrounding areas may notice several daily flights of a low-flying helicopter over...
Holbrook, AZ: On January 24, 2021, at 12:56 PM, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center became aware of a train that had derailed near Joseph City, AZ. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) reported to NCSO that there are no injuries, no hazardous material released, no danger to...
On August 1, 2021, at approximately 12:04 am, a Navajo County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 40 at milepost 292 in the Holbrook area. Navajo County K-9 Zolton was deployed and performed a free air sniff of the vehicle. Zolton alerted and aprobable cause to search revealed...
FLAGSTAFF – As the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to repave 10 miles of I-40 from I-17 to Walnut Canyon Road, drivers should plan for lane restrictions through the fall. Beginning Friday, Aug. 13, I-40 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions around the clock between Country Club...
On March 21, 2021, at about 1:17 pm, a Sergeant with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop for several traffic infractions on Interstate 40 at milepost 273 in the Joseph City area. After further investigation, the Sergeant deployed K-9 Zolton for a vehicle...
Navajo County Deputies have responded to burglary investigations not only at residential houses and businesses but campers and hunters’ campsites as well. On October 22, 2020, a Navajo County Deputy was dispatched to a trailer that had been burglarized off Pinedale Rd near milepost 3. Multiple items were reported...