7/17/2011 through 7/23/2011
Area 3 is the largest area of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office, it covers over 2,200 square miles. Currently we have one Sergeant, six deputies, and one detective assigned to the area. Their area of coverage includes: Heber, Overgaard, Aripine, Chevlon Retreat, Chevlon Acres, Antelope Valley, Clay Springs, and Pinedale.
On 7/20/2011 around 11:20pm deputies were dispatched to a report of an assault with a motor vehicle at 3080 Chevlon Rd Overgaard. Chaz Taylor called 911 reporting; Roger Beckett tried to run him and his sister in law over with a car. Deputies responded and interviewed witnesses and all individuals involved. Roger Beckett had fled the scene upon deputy’s arrival. After completing the investigation and gathering all evidence. Roger Beckett was located on 7/21/2011 and arrested and booked into the Navajo County Jail for aggravated assault, criminal damage and endangerment. Chaz Taylor and Mellissa Bush were both cited and released for criminal damage and disorderly conduct. (1024, 2921)
On 7/22/2011 around 5pm deputies responded to 3388 Buckskin Rd. reference a family fight. Deputies responded and contacted Jodi Schneider; Jodi reported her boyfriend Gary Taylor, came home intoxicated and assaulted her. Jodi called the Sheriff’s Office and Gary fled the residence. Jodi had a warrant for her arrest and was booked into the Navajo County Jail. (1019)
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the citizens of Navajo County to mark their personal belongings with an identification I.D. number. Please record serial numbers and keep the list in a safe place where it can be retrieved later. If these items are stolen, the numbers can be placed in a stolen data base providing law enforcement agencies throughout the country with vital information. Items without I.D. numbers cannot be entered making recovery difficult. If you have any information regarding the above mentioned crimes, or any other crime, please contact a deputy at 928-524-4050, 928-289-6850, 928-535-7118, 928-536-7328, 928-532-6061, or 928-367-3729. Information can also be provided to WeTip at 1-800-782-7463.
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office would also like to remind you of the county ordinance in clearly marking your home address. This will allow emergency services to respond in a timelier manner.