The Evidence Technician maintains the chain of custody for evidence and property. As part of his role in maintaining the chain of custody, he manages the evidence and property room. Some of the property that is managed includes evidence from crime scenes, found property, and weapons that must be surrendered to the Sheriff’s Office under court orders such as orders of protection.
Claiming Your Property
Prior to property being returned, the officer handling your case must complete a property release form which he forwards to the Criminal Investigation Division. If you have been notified by an officer that property belonging to you is ready for release, please make an appointment with the property manager, Tom Ross at (928) 226-5119.
Public Unclaimed Property
In the matter of unclaimed property in custody of the Coconino County Sheriff's Office, in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes 12-941, 12-942, 12-944 and 12-945, the listed property is to be retained, disposed of, or sent to auction by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office if it remains unclaimed for a period of 30 days.
Any claimant who can display proof of ownership to any item of property listed should contact the Coconino County Sheriff's Office Evidence and Property Unity between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, except state holidays.