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Author Archives: John Wright

Body of Parker resident found along river

The body of 39 year-old Phillip Forbis was recovered on the Colorado River yesterday. Forbis had been missing since February 28th and was last seen at Roadrunner Bar. His body was found near Patria Flats Day Use Area, around 6 miles north of the town of Parker, downstream from Roadrunner. Sheriff’s Department official had used sonar, dive teams, press releases, ... Read More »

DPS, other agencies to enforce ‘Move Over’ law

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says it will be enforcing the state’s Move Over law, requiring motorists to move one lane over while passing vehicles on the side of the road with flashing lights, including police, ambulances, fire trucks, tow trucks and others. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds ... Read More »

Phillip Forbis: missing person

On March 2nd, Phillip Forbis was entered as a missing person. He was last seen at Roadrunner Bar on March 1st. Information later developed that Forbis may have fallen into the Colorado River that night. Over the course of several days, Deputies from the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department have walked the shoreline from Roadrunner to Sundance, searched the desert ... Read More »

Three arrests made after stolen car report

Parker Police Department On March 4, 2013 at approximately 1:30 pm Parker Police responded to the 1000 block of 12th street regarding a stolen vehicle. The victim stated he did not know how his car was stolen since he had locked his windows, doors and still had possession of the car keys. Two hours later the victim called the Police ... Read More »

Arizona weather today

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s high country could get more than a foot of snow from a storm that’s spreading across the state Friday. The National Weather Service says up to 14 inches of snow is forecast for elevations above 6,500 feet. Those locations include Flagstaff, the White Mountains, the Kaibab Plateau and areas along the Mogollon Rim. Heavy snow ... Read More »

Suspects arrested for possession of meth

On February 26th 2013, a Deputy from the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 72 outside of Vicksburg. During the stop, the occupants of the vehicle, Harry Patch and Eduardo Reyna, were found to be in possession of approximately 2 pounds of methamphetamine and 2 ½ pounds of marijuana. These illegal drugs were destined for ... Read More »

Bouse Wash rest area to close for renovations

The Bouse Wash rest area along Interstate 10 at milepost 52 west of Phoenix will receive upgrades to the facilities and plumbing system as part of a rest area rehabilitation program, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The rest area will close to the public on Monday, March 11 in order to receive new plumbing, update the restroom facilities ... Read More »