05/22/11 through 05/28/11
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, seven deputies, and one detective assigned to the area. Their area of coverage includes: Heber, Overgaard, Aripine, Chevlon Retreat, Chevlon Acres, Antelope Valley, Claysprings, and Pinedale.
On Friday 5/20/2011 around 12pm a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for travelling 74 MPH through Overgaard on HWY 260. The driver, Randal Turley was issued a criminal citation for speed.
On Friday 5/20/2011 around 7:50 pm a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for travelling 69 MPH on HWY 277 near Tonto Dr. in Heber, AZ. The driver, Harry Butterfield, was issued a criminal citation for speed.
On Friday 5/20/2011 around 8:15 pm a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for travelling 73 MPH on HWY 277 near Tonto Dr. in Heber, AZ. The driver, Donavan Tesdah, was issued a criminal citation for speed.
On Saturday 5/21/2011 around 3:30 pm a Deputy responded to the Wild Women Saloon parking lot reference a vehicle accident. One of the drivers involved, David Burton, left the scene and was later located and arrested for DUI and booked into the Navajo County Jail.
On Friday /27/2011 around 8:50 am a Deputy Conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling 86 MPH on HWY 377. The driver was issued a criminal citation for speed.
On Saturday 5/28/2011 around 9:00am Deputies responded to 3392 Buckskin Canyon Rd. Heber, AZ reference a fire. Upon arrival deputies found Nefi Torres was burning debris in his yard. Nefi was given a citation for violating the no burn county ordinance.
On Saturday 5/28/2011 around 9:30am a deputy conducted a traffic stop on HWY 260 near Camp Shadow Pines for a vehicle travelling 86 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. The driver was issue3d a criminal citation for speed.
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.