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$1,000 REWARD

Yavapai Silent Witness has received $12,000.00 in donations in just 5 days from local businesses and private citizens to be used in the war against fentanyl. The Yavapai Silent Witness board of directors have agreed to offer a $1,000.00 cash reward for every tip leading to the arrest of any...


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On August 23, 2018 Catch 22, Day 14, Francisco Gardea was arrested in Prescott Valley due to a Silent Witness tip. The reward has been paid. 

Catch 22

The 22 most wanted felons in Yavapai County


Robert Scott Coe

“CATCH 22”  ARRESTED  July 22, 2018 Robert Scott Coe                   Charges: Threatening; Possession of a Firearm DOB 11/21/1964 6 feet 3 inches tall 165...

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Featured Cases

16 yr Old Unsolved Homicide (Cold Case...
16 yr Old Unsolved Homicide (Cold Case...

16 yr Old Unsolved Homicide (Cold Case... Cash Reward Offered!

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office “Cold Case” investigators are asking for help from the public in the 15 year old unsolved murder case of Arleen Cilione. Arleen was just 60-years-old when she disappeared on the evening of September 19, 2002. Arleen was celebrating her birthday that...
Double Homicide (Cold Case from 2003)
Double Homicide (Cold Case from 2003)

Double Homicide (Cold Case from 2003) Rumbaugh and Gurrieri

Yavapai Silent Witness is offering a $10,000.00 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect in the 2003 double murder near Bumble Bee, Arizona. On Friday, October 17, 2003 Brandon Rumbaugh and his girlfriend Lisa Gurrieri left Scottsdale, AZ for an overnight camping trip north of...
Double Homicide (Cold Case from 1999)
Double Homicide (Cold Case from 1999)

Double Homicide (Cold Case from 1999) Rubalcava and Rodriguez

On April 23, 1999 the bodies of 20-year-old Rebecca Rubalcava and 39-year-old William Rodriguez, were found off of Hwy 93 between Wickenburg and Kingman in Yavapai County. Both victims had been shot in the head. Both of the victims were from the Phoenix area and had last lived in the area of 17th Avenue and...
Murdered While Hiking (Cold Case from 1987)
Murdered While Hiking (Cold Case from 1987)

Murdered While Hiking (Cold Case from 1987) Cathy Sposito

On June 13, 1987 Cathy Sposito was murdered while hiking on the Thumb Butte Trail west of Prescott. At about 07:00 that morning Cathy rode her mountain bike to the trail head and began hiking up the path. A short time later, Cathy was brutally murdered by one or more persons. Other hikers heard her screams for...


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