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Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Independence Day Weekend Activity Summary

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Independence Day Weekend Activity Summary
July 07
10:47 2022

Coconino County, AZ; The 2022 Independence Day Weekend, encompassing July 1 to July 4, 2022,
resulted in a significant increase in calls for service and incidents stemming from outdoor activity in
Northern Arizona.

The Independence Day Weekend resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor
activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff Deputies worked closely with United States Forest Service,
National Park Service, Arizona Game and Fish, and other Northern Arizona public safety agencies to
address the increased outdoor activity. Community and forest patrols increased the safety of the
community we serve. CCSO concentrated on enforcement measures relating to off highway vehicle
(OHV) operations as well.

For the period of July 1 through July 4 deputies responded to 970 calls for service, including
both citizen and officer-initiated activities.

Agency Assist: 14
Attempt to Locate: 12
Business Checks: 52
Disturbing the Peace: 51
Domestic Violence Related Incident: 8
DUI Arrests: 2
Emergency (911) Hang-Ups: 36
Emergency Medical Calls: 47
Forest and Community Patrols: 368
OHV/ATV Contacts: 58
OHV/ATV Citations: 13
National Forest Assist: 59
Search and Rescue/ Missing Persons: 7
Suspicious Activity: 11
Arrests: 13
Total Traffic Stops: 126

Here are some notes on statistics and noteworthy events that occurred over the weekend:

Traffic Stops/ Traffic Enforcement: Deputies throughout the county conducted 126 traffic stops
during the holiday weekend, resulting in 13 arrests and 38 citations.

Off Road Vehicle (OHV) Activity: Deputies contacted 58 Off Highway Vehicles over the weekend,
which resulted in 13 OHV related citations. There were 5 OHV related crashes that CCSO responded
to. CCSO is pleased to announce that none of these crashes resulted in serious injury or death.

Impaired Driving: Deputies made 2 arrests for driving while impaired. Both of these arrests resulted
in misdemeanor charges. The average breath alcohol content of the arrests was .224 BrAC. The legal
limit in Arizona is .08 BrAC.

Detention Facility:
The Coconino County Detention Facilities received 79 total booking for the four day time frame.

Significant Events: 07/04/2022 at approximately 0751 an inmate completed suicide; a separate press release has been issued for that event.

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all those individuals and our
partnering public safety agencies who assisted with responses to the incidents during this
holiday weekend and in helping to keep our community safe.

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