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SWAT Deals With Barricaded Suspect in Chino Valley


A 911 text message to Yavapai County Dispatch Tuesday morning resulted in a barricade situation.

The person who sent the text stated 49-year-old Scot Haynes, who they have an active order of protection against, was at their residence in Chino Valley and strangled them. As Chino Valley police responded to the 100 block of N. Fire Sky Lane, officers saw lights on inside the residence and knocked on the door. The officers could hear movement inside, followed by all the light being turned off. Officers attempted to call the occupants outside using a PA, but were unsuccessful. 

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team was then called in. Four hours later, contact was made with the occupants and they exited the residence.The female victim was treated for her injuries and the male subject, scot haynes, was arrested. He was booked into Yavapai County Jail on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and interference with judicial proceedings.

***Photo of suspect Scot Haynes

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