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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Sheriff's Office Independence Day Weekend Activity Summary

MEDIA RELEASE

 

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jon Paxton

 

Date: July 6, 2022

Phone: 928-226 -5089

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT:

Sheriff’s Office Independence Day Weekend Activity Summary





 

Coconino County, AZ;  The 2022 Independence Day Weekend, encompassing July 1 to July 4, 2022, resulted in a significant increase in calls for service and incidents stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. 

 

The Independence Day Weekend resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff Deputies worked closely with United States Forest Service, National Park Service, Arizona Game and Fish, and other Northern Arizona public safety agencies to address the increased outdoor activity. Community and forest patrols increased the safety of the community we serve. CCSO concentrated on enforcement measures relating to off highway vehicle (OHV) operations as well.  

 

For the period of July 1 through July 4 deputies responded to 970 calls for service, including both citizen and officer-initiated activities. 

 

 

Activity/Nature of Call for Service

Total Number by Call Type

Agency Assist

14

Attempt to Locate

12

Business Checks

52

Disturbing the Peace 

51

Domestic Violence Related Incident

8

DUI Arrests

2

Emergency (911) Hang-Ups

36

Emergency Medical Calls

47

Forest and Community Patrols 

368

OHV/ATV Contacts

58

OHV/ATV Citations

13

National Forest Assist

59

Search and Rescue/ Missing Persons

7

Suspicious Activity

11

Arrests

13

Total Traffic Stops 

126

 

Here are some notes on statistics and noteworthy events that occurred over the weekend:

 

Traffic Stops/ Traffic Enforcement:  Deputies throughout the county conducted 126 traffic stops during the holiday weekend, resulting in 13 arrests and 38 citations. 

 

Off Road Vehicle (OHV) Activity:  Deputies contacted 58 Off Highway Vehicles over the weekend, which resulted in 13 OHV related citations. There were 5 OHV related crashes that CCSO responded to. CCSO is pleased to announce that none of these crashes resulted in serious injury or death. 

 

Impaired Driving: Deputies made 2 arrests for driving while impaired. Both of these arrests resulted in misdemeanor charges. The average breath alcohol content of the arrests was .224 BrAC. The legal limit in Arizona is .08 BrAC. 

 

 Detention Facility:  The Coconino County Detention Facilities received 79 total booking for the four day time frame. 

 

DETENTION LOCATION

 






COCONINO COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY (Flagstaff)

63







PAGE DETENTION FACILITY

16







TOTAL

79





TOTAL BY DAY OF WEEK

 






Friday 07/01/22

28







Saturday 07/02/22

21







Sunday 07/03/22

13



Monday 07/04/22

17



 

 Significant Events:  07/04/2022 at approximately 0751 an inmate completed suicide; please refer to the press release from Commander Matt Figueroa for additional details.


The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all those individuals and our partnering public safety agencies who assisted with responses to the incidents during this holiday weekend and in helping to keep our community safe. 


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Note: The above cited statistics are the best estimates at the time of this media release and is based on field reports from deputies, detention, and dispatch information that is entered in at the time of the call for service. 

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