Fatal Accident Closed Highway 89 Thursday Near Ash Fork

One person was killed after a head-on collision Thursday morning on Highway 89 near Ash Fork. DPS says the accident happened at around 6:15 a.m. just north of Drake when a GMC truck hit head-on with a tanker truck. The accident closed Highway 89 for most of the day, reopening after 4 p.m. There is […]

YCSO Welfare Check Recently In Ash Fork Turned Up A More Serious Matter

A simple welfare check by Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies turned up a bigger matter recently. Last month officials received information from the post office in Ash Fork that 67-year-old John McCabe hadn’t picked up his mail for over a year. Deputies went to his house to do a welfare check. When they arrived they found […]

YCSO Responded To A Possible Murder Suicide In Ash Fork Friday

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a possible murder suicide call Friday morning in Ash Fork. When deputies arrived, and secured the scene, they found out through interviews that it appeared 58-year-old Richard Proctor shot his wife, 44-year-old Jessica Proctor, before turning the gun on himself. The victim was the manager of the Family Dollar […]