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Man accused of assaulting Yavapai Sheriff’s deputy

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Northern Arizona authorities say a man has been arrested
for allegedly assaulting a Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy in Black Canyon City.

Sheriff’s officials say 64-year-old Charles D. Blazek is being held on $20,0
bond at the Camp Verde Detention Center.

He’s accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault on
a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, trespass, disorderly conduct and
use or threat of physical force against a law enforcement officer.

Authorities say a deputy met with Blazek at his Black Canyon City on Dec. 23
about a trespassing complaint.

Blazek allegedly told the deputy he wouldn’t accept a citation nor allow an
arrest and would hurt anyone who tried to arrest him.

The deputy says Blazek grabbed two hammers and made verbal threats before being


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