2/12/2012 through 2/18/2012
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 2-15-12 around 7 pm deputies responded to 2895 Big Pine reference a family fight. During the investigation of the family fight Leslie Gentry, age 39, from Tempe was contacted. Leslie was found to have a valid warrant for his arrest out of the United States Marshalls Office. Leslie was arrested and booked into the Navajo County Jail for the warrant. (1120)
On 2-15-12 around 5:30 pm a deputy conducted a traffic stop on SR 260 near Clay Springs for an equipment violation. The driver Matt Ream, age 38, from Mesa was found to be driving on a suspended license. Matt’s vehicle was impounded per state law and Matt was issued a criminal citation for the offense. (2921)
On 2-17-12 around 10:45 pm a deputy conducted a traffic stop on HWY 260 in Heber for speed. During the stop the deputy suspected marijuana was in the vehicle. Upon further investigation it was discovered the driver, Steven A. Smith, age 27, from chandler was in possession of marijuana. Steven was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
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.