YCSO stops suspicious man and discover burglary tools and drug paraphernalia.
Thursday evening, just before midnight, a YCSO deputy noticed a suspicious man at the Shell Service Station on Highway 89 in Congress. Upon leaving, the suspects’ vehicle was stopped for no record of insurance.The driver, identified as 33- year-old Brandon McCubbin from Yarnell, was sweating, extremely nervous and holding a cell phone in his hand at the time. McCubbin admitted his license was suspended and as he exited the vehicle, he attempted to conceal the cell phone. While conducting an investigation at the traffic stop, YCSO dispatch alerted the deputy to a theft incident that had just occurred at the Congress Shell Station.The deputy confirmed that the cell phone McCubbin attempted to hide was the stolen phone. D’Evelyn says the Deputy then conducted an inventory of its contents and discovered a backpack containing what would be later determined as burglary tools and drug paraphernalia. The deputy conducted an inventory of its contents and discovered a backpack containing what would be later determined as burglary tools and drug paraphernalia. Items included gloves, screwdrivers, a bolt cutter, metal wire cutting pliers, wrenches, a black bandanna, plastic bags with brown tar residue (heroin), tourniquets, spoon, cotton balls, and syringes with apparent heroin residue. McCubbin admitted to just getting out of rehab and said he had to ‘break into houses and steal things’ to pay for the habit. McCubbin was booked into the Camp Verde Detention Center pending further investigation.