This morning, just before 5AM, 30-year-old Dustin Bush of Cottonwood, fled from deputies during a traffic stop on I17 in the area of Rock Springs Road, Black Canyon City. Bush is wanted for robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault, and endangerment resulting from an incident occurring in the City of Cottonwood in mid-July of this year. Cottonwood detectives have been working with detectives from the Partner's Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT – a multi-agency narcotics task force) on this case and the search for Bush. A warrant for Bush has been issued with a bond set at $250,000.
Dustin Bush L – 2013 booking photo / R – photo date unknown Detectives are not sure if the suspect has facial hair as seen in the right side photo
Bush is a white male, 5' 09" tall, 185 pounds, bald, wearing a red shirt and black shorts. He is very likely armed with a handgun. An extensive search throughout the morning was unsuccessful but detectives continue to work leads.
If you see this suspect, call 911 immediately. Do not approach this individual. If anyone has knowledge regarding the whereabouts of Bush, please call the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office at 928-771-3260 or report anonymous tips to Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232.
Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 or the YCSO website: www.ycsoaz.gov