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YCSO Needs Help Locating Wanted Fugitive Seth Backus

04 June 2019   Christopher Wilson
Seth Backus is wanted on a Probation Violation Warrant out of Gila County.

Yavapai County Law Enforcement needs your help in locating Wanted Fugitive Seth Backus. Backus was last known to be frequenting the Cottonwood, Cornville, Bridgeport and Camp Verde Areas. He is wanted on a Probation Violation Warrant out of Gila County. On May 30th, Backus fled from police in the Cottonwood area and will be facing charges of Felony Flight and Felony Endangerment on top of the Felony no bond probation violation warrant. 

Backus is believed to be armed and dangerous. If you know of his whereabouts, please do not approach him. Notify Law Enforcement. 

Backus is a 30-year-old white male 6 feet one inch tall 230 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes. He also has tattoos on his head which appear to be horns. 

If you provide information leading to Backus’ arrest, you could be eligible for a $500 reward. If you have information, please call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 or submit a tip at

All tips are anonymous, and you never have to give your name. 

Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 or the YCSO website: 

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