FUGITIVE ARRESTED!! Jonathan. Bracher Arrested!

    Due to some exceptional police work on the part of the Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Warrant Unit out of the Phoenix, Jonathon Bracher was arrested this morning in the area of West Roma in Phoenix.  Bracher is currently in the Maricopa County Jail awaiting extradition to Yavapai County. No further information is available at this time.   

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    Once again, and I can’t say it enough, great job by our Arizona Law Enforcement Professionals.

    See below for the original release.


    January 9, 2020

    **DAY 9 OF CATCH 22 $500 REWARD***

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    It’s Day 9 of Yavapai Silent Witness’ Catch 22 Program.  The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating 28-year old Jonathon Robert Bracher.

    On November 21, 2017, Bracher was moving out of the victim’s residence where he had been staying for an extended period of time.  Upon leaving, Bracher stole a Ruger 10/22 .22 caliber rifle and a Ruger Mark 3 .22 caliber handgun. The Investigating Deputy responded to an address in Prescott Valley where Bracher moved to.  The deputy recovered the rifle and drug paraphernalia in the room Bracher was staying in. Bracher was not home at the time. Bracher is a convicted felon and is prohibited by law from possessing a firearm.  

    On December 7, 2017, A Yavapai County Sheriff Deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop on Bracher on northbound interstate 17 MP 247.  Bracher had a front seat passenger at the time. Bracher failed to yield to the deputy and fled in the vehicle. Bracher then drove onto southbound Interstate 17 driving in a northbound direction endangering his front seat passenger as well as other individuals on the road at the time.  The passenger told Bracher to stop and let him out. Bracher finally stopped the vehicle in the area of Bumblebee Rd. and fled on foot.  

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    As a result of the above crimes, Bracher is wanted on the three separate warrants.  The first is for Weapons Misconduct, 2 counts of theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  This warrant has a nationwide extradition with $20,000 bond. The second warrant is for Weapons Misconduct.  This warrant also has a nationwide extradition with a $20,000 bond. The third warrant is for Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement and 2 counts of Endangerment.  This warrant has a nationwide extradition with a $25,000 bond.  

    Bracher is described as a 28-year-old white male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  He also has multiple tattoos to include writing on the left side of his neck. His last known address was on Dana Drive in Prescott Valley.

    Anyone providing information that leads to Bracher’s arrest could be eligible for a $500 cash reward!  To earn your reward, you must call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 or submit a tip at  All tips are anonymous, and you never have to give your name. 

    Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 

    or the YCSO website:

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