On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at about 10:30 pm, Prescott Valley Police responded to a call of a man down at Quailwood Greens Golf Course, 12625 E. Village Creek, Boulevard in Dewey. Investigation revealed an argument between two men led to one of them driving his F-350 pickup truck into the other and stabbing him in the face with a knife. Witnesses identified the suspect as 51-year-old Clint Hughes of Dewey, Arizona. Hughes fled the scene but turned himself into police a short time later.
The victim, a 47-year-old Prescott Valley resident, was transported via helicopter to a Phoenix area hospital where he is being treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Hughes was booked into Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Jail on felony charges to include Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault and Endangerment.
Hughes has not yet been convicted of a crime and is presumed innocent. The presumption of innocence shall continue until such time that he may be found guilty by a court of law.
Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. Yavapai County Silent witness is 1-800-932-3232.
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