News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Investigating School Bus Accident in Williams

Williams, AZ – On 10/19/20 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Hoctor Road and Buena Vista Trail for a report of a school bus that left the roadway and went into a ditch.  The bus was occupied by 16 elementa...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Sheriff's Office Investigating Body Found in Woods as Homicide

FLAGSTAFF, AZ – On 10/03/20 detectives with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area north of the Baderville neighborhood, along Highway 180, where a hunter reported finding suspicious bones, possibly human remai...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Commander Matthew Figueroa Receives NIJO Administrator of the Year Award

Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is honored to share the announcement that on September 28, 2020 Matthew Figueroa, Commander of the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility, was recognized by th...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Fatality at Colorado River Overlook

The following are Joint Media Releases from the Coconino County Sheriff's Office and Glen Canyon NRA from October 6, 2020

https://www.nps.gov/glca/learn/news/20201006.htm - Fatality at Colorado River Overlook Near Page Arizona

https://www.nps.gov/g...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 25, 2020

In Custody Inmate Suicide

Flagstaff, AZ – This morning at approximately 1:35 AM, while conducting a security and welfare check, Detention Officers discovered an inmate hanging by his bed sheet which was tied around his neck and tied to the ladder on his bunk. Officers im...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Child Passenger Safety Week (September 20-26, 2020)

Flagstaff, AZ –   During the week of September 20-26, 2020 the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in Child Passenger Safety Week. 

During this week, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office wi...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Citizens' and Deputy's Quick Response Saves Life of Victim of UTV Rollover Collision

Happy Jack, AZ – On September 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm, Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Luna was speaking with a group of campers on FS 122C south of the Clints Well along Highway 87 when a UTV rollover accident occurred nearby. Depu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sheriff's Office Labor Day Holiday Weekend 2020 - Activity Summary

Coconino County, AZ – The extended weekend encompassing September 4-7, 2020 resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff’s Deputies worked closely with AZ Game and Fish, US Fores...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Responds to Injured Hiker on Humphreys Peak

Coconino Sheriffs SAR Humphreys Hiker Rescue

Flagstaff, AZ - On August 29, 2020 at approximately 1:30 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about an injured hiker, who was unable to walk, at the top of Humphreys Peak.

Multiple agencies responded to assist in the rescu...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Investigating Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault

Media Release from 8/30/2020 at 1:19 pmWilliams AZ, August 28th, 3:01 am, Deputies from the Williams district responded to a report of a domestic violence issue which began as a kidnapping at Kaibab Lake in Williams.

Investigators were advised by the victi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Responds to Plane Crash in Tusayan, AZ

Media Release from 8/28/2020 4?23 pmTusayan AZ, 10:56 am, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Deputies from the Williams District responded to a report of a plane crash blocking traffic on Hwy 64 between the Town of Tusayan and the southern entranc...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Sheriff's Office Experiencing Increased Search and Rescue Activity

Sycamore Falls Recovery Aug 17 2020

Flagstaff, AZ – Over the past several months, the number of people visiting the forested areas throughout Coconino County appears to have been on the rise based on the number of Search and Rescue calls received.  Between January 1, 2020...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Inmate Death (Update)

Updated Media Release August 10, 2020

Flagstaff, AZ – Next of kin notification has been confirmed by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.  The inmate, who died on 7/31/2020, is David Depue, 32YOA.  We are not aware of...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

New Records Management System for the County Jail

Media Release from July 29, 2020Flagstaff, AZ- The Coconino County Detention Facilities in both Flagstaff and Page will be transitioning to a new records management system. We are expecting intermittent interruptions to the inmate phone, video visitation ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Update #6 on COVID-19 in the Coconino County Detention Facility

Media Release from July 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm

Flagstaff, AZ - As of July 23, 2020, the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has 7-confirmed COVID-19 positive inmate and there are currently no staff members COVID-19 positive. There are no confirmed...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CCSO Investigates Shooting in Timberline Neighborhood

Flagstaff, AZ –   June 24, 2020 at approximately 8:53 PM Deputies were called to the Chevron gas station at Campbell Avenue and Highway 89 for a report of a subject who had been shot. Residents in the area reported hearing multiple gun ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Coconino County Sheriff's SAR Member & CERT Team Receive GEMS Awards

Flagstaff AZ, - The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office was honored by having its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and one of its Search and Rescue members, Dennis Gill, recognized by the Flagstaff GEMS Citywide Volunteer Recognition group,...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on COVID-19 in the Coconino County Detention Facility

Flagstaff, AZ - As of June 12, 2020 the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has 6-confirmed COVID-19 positive inmates.  There are currently no staff members COVID-19 positive.  Since the last media release from May 5th, we ha...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Sheriff’s Response to the Death of George Floyd

Flagstaff, AZ – As the Sheriff of Coconino County I share in the community’s shock and anger over the events recently occurring in Minneapolis.  I greatly value the diversity and public trust of our citizens and constantly str...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Two Detention Staff members and one Inmate Confirmed COVID-19 Positive

Media Release from May 5, 2020 at approximately 6:04 pmFlagstaff, AZ - As of May 3, 2020 the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has two confirmed COVID-19 positive Detention Officers and as of May 5, 2020 has one confirmed COVID-19 positive i...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Attempted Abductions in Bellemont and Ash Fork Areas

Media Release Dated May 4, 2020, approximately 5 pm: 

Flagstaff, AZ – On May 2 and 3, 2020, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to two different reports of abduction attempts on young females. One was in the resident...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Additional Arrest made in Sasha Krause Homicide Investigation

Glendale, AZ – On 05/03/20 Detectives with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of Agents from the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and the Office of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, arrested Samue...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Arrest Made in Sasha Krause Homicide Case

Flagstaff, AZ - On April 21, 2020 around 9:20 am, Detectives from Coconino County Sheriff’s Office accompanied by Detectives from San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico served search warrants and arrested Mark Gooch at Luke Air F...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

One Confirmed COVID-19 Inmate was recently in the Page Detention Facility

Page, AZ - The Coconino County Page Holding Facility recently had one confirmed COVID-19 positive inmate in-custody.

This individual was booked into the Page facility on 4/9/20. Thankfully, the individual advised jail staff of possible exposure / infection...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

03/25/2020 Updated COVID-19 Information for Coconino Detention Facility Operations

Flagstaff, AZ- The Coconino County Detention Facility has been receiving numerous questions regarding the steps and measures taken to ensure the best quality of care is being provided for it’s in-custody population.

The most important step in the...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Information about Coconino Detention Facility Operations

Flagstaff, AZ – The safety of the Coconino County community, including incarcerated individuals, visitors to the Coconino County Detention Facility and the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office staff remains a top priority as severe respira...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Arrest made in Cavanaugh Homicide Case

Flagstaff, AZ –   On February 28 and March 5, 2020, Shawn Eckard and Jason Eric Johnson were served warrants separately, reference the investigation of the homicide of Craig Cavanaugh.

Both men have been indicted in Navajo County for fir...

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