ARIZONA NEWS

Prescott Valley police sergeant arrested for domestic violence

Dec 23, 2022, 5:30 PM
(Facebook Photo/Prescott Valley Police Department)...
(Facebook Photo/Prescott Valley Police Department)
(Facebook Photo/Prescott Valley Police Department)

PHOENIX — An off-duty Prescott Valley police sergeant was arrested for domestic violence on Thursday and has been placed on administrative leave, authorities said.

Sgt. Michael Morris was booked into the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center on charges of disorderly conduct per domestic violence and criminal damage per domestic violence, the Prescott Valley Police Department said in a press release on Friday.

Prescott Valley officers arrived at the sergeant’s home around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday in response to a domestic violence report and contacted the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office to investigate after it was determined Morris was involved in the incident, authorities said.

Deputies returned to the house just after 6 p.m. and arrested Morris for domestic violence.

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the criminal investigation.

Morris, who has been with the department for more than 20 years, is on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident, Prescott Valley police said.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaDOT)...
KTAR.com

Southbound Interstate 17 reopens in Phoenix after crash

The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 in Phoenix reopened Monday night after a crash temporarily halted traffic.
1 day ago
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)...
KTAR.com

Pair of lottery tickets sell in the Valley for $50K, $40K over the weekend

Two lucky people in the Valley have winning numbers with the Arizona Lottery from over the weekend. 
1 day ago
(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)...
SuElen Rivera

Arizona Secretary of State Fontes calls for investigation into Kari Lake over election signatures

Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes called for an investigation into Kari Lake on Monday after she posted photos of voter signatures.
1 day ago
(Arizona Humane Society Photos)...
Danny Shapiro

Meet the Arizona pooch taking part in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

Phoenix, a Cairn Terrier mix who was rescued by the Arizona Humane Society last year, will represent Team Fluff against Team Ruff.
1 day ago
A 1989 Ferrari F40 sold for $2.75 million at the 2023 Barrett-Jackson collector auction in Scottsda...
Kevin Stone

4 cars sell for over $1M at 2023 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale

Four cars sold for more than $1 million during the 2023 Barrett-Jackson collector auction in Scottsdale, with a Ferrari driving away with the biggest haul.
1 day ago
(Pexels Photo)...
KTAR.com

Rain forecast to hit Phoenix as early as Monday evening

Rain up to a quarter of an inch could be coming to Phoenix as early as Monday night, according to meteorologists.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Prep the plumbing in your home just in time for the holidays

With the holidays approaching, it's important to know when your home is in need of heating and plumbing updates before more guests start to come around.
(Photo via MLB's Arizona Fall League / Twitter)...
Arizona Fall League

Top prospects to watch at this year’s Arizona Fall League

One of the most exciting elements of the MLB offseason is the Arizona Fall League, which began its 30th season Monday.
...
Quantum Fiber

Stream 4K and more with powerful, high-speed fiber internet

Picking which streaming services to subscribe to are difficult choices, and there is no room for internet that cannot handle increased demands.
Prescott Valley police sergeant arrested for domestic violence