Woman threatening suicide keeps police at bay at Arizona RV park

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — Police converged on a motorhome in the Rio Verde RV Park Monday afternoon.

Cottonwood police spokesman Gareth Braxton reports that the incident was a threats-suicide type situation. A woman reportedly was threatening to commit suicide with a knife.

Over a period of about four hours, police negotiated the woman out of the trailer at the RV park just east of the Verde River Bridge in Bridgeport. Once outside of the mobile, the woman was taken to the hospital for a medical and psychological evaluation.

SOURCE: Camp Verde Bugle


Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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