Update: Fugitive Taken into Custody
Cottonwood AZ (July 9, 2020) – In the late afternoon hours of July 7th, the United States Marshals Service received anonymous information stating Fugitive Jared Neil Kelly was staying at a residence off Valley Drive in Flagstaff. US Marshall’s Deputies responded to the area and took Kelly into custody without incident.
This is another great illustration of interagency teamwork that shows up time after time in law enforcement! United States Marshal David Gonzales adds on behalf of the US Marshals Service, “The United States Marshals Service is committed to assisting in the location and apprehension of Yavapai County’s most wanted fugitives. It is important for the community to know these individuals will face their day in court and answer to the charges against them.”
Cottonwood AZ (July 7, 2020) – It’s Day 7 of Yavapai Silent Witness’ Catch 22 Program. Today Yavapai County Law Enforcement is asking for your help in locating fugitive Jared Neil Kelly. In the early evening hours of January 21, 2019, Kelly was operating a vehicle in the area of South State Route 260 and East Prairie Lane in Cottonwood when he collided with the rear end of another vehicle which was traveling northbound into Cottonwood. Kelly fled the scene on foot. The victim, who was the driver of the other car, an adult female, sustained several injuries to include a broken ankle which required her to be transported directly to the hospital for surgery.
In the late afternoon hours of the next day, deputies located Kelly at a residence in Camp Verde. Kelly admitted to having been in a collision the night before and stated he had consumed a few beers and didn’t want to get a DUI. Kelly sustained injuries from the collision as well and was transported to the hospital. He was not arrested at the time as it was an ongoing investigation.
The investigating deputy later learned that the victim not only had surgery but was required to stay in the hospital for approximately 17 days. The victim’s vehicle sustained between $2,000 and $5,000 damage. A lab analysis later revealed Kelly had THC, amphetamine and methamphetamine in his blood.
Kelly is described as a 39-year-old Native American Male, 6 feet 1 inch tall, 210 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. His last known address was on Valley Drive in Flagstaff. Kelly currently has an active nationwide extraditable felony warrant for Leaving the Scene of an Injury Collision, 3 counts of Aggravated Assault, and Criminal Damage. This warrant has a $100,000 bond.
Anyone providing information leading to Kelly’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 yavapaisw.com. All tips are always anonymous. You never have to give your name.