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Coconino County indicts Curley for first degree murder
After extradition from Kane County Utah last week, the Coconino County Grand Jury indicted Scott Curley on the charge of first degree murder in the death of Kane County Deputy Brian Harris. David Rozeman is the Coconino County Attorney.
According to the first degree murder charge issued, Curley allegedly intending or knowing that his conduct would cause death, caused the death of Brian Harris, with premeditation.
In the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, the grand jurors of Coconino County also accuse Curley of first degree burglary of a residence, theft, and aggravated assault.
The first charge involves a burglary where Curley allegedly entered the house of Andrew and Tabitha Carman in Fredonia, AZ, and took a Bushmaster AR-15 style, 223 caliber rifle and clip.
The second charge is pertaining to the alleged theft of the gun-alleging that Curley without authority, knowingly possessed controlled property of Andrew Carmen.
The third charge Curley was indicted on was that on or about 8/25/10, he placed Fredonia custodian Mike Waters in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury.
Curley was also charged in aggravated assault on 8/26/10 against Kanab City police officer William Crosby that placed him in reasonable apprehension of physical injury, knowing that Crosby was a peace office engaged in official duties, using a deadly weapon.