Cottonwood fugitive flees deputies during traffic stop in Black Canyon City

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Dustin Bush By Jennifer Thomas Dustin Bush By Jennifer Thomas
Dustin Bush By Jennifer Thomas Dustin Bush By Jennifer Thomas

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. – Authorities are searching for a wanted man who fled from a traffic stop on Interstate 17 in Black Canyon City Friday morning.

Dustin Bush, 30, of Cottonwood, fled from deputies in the area of Rock Springs Road just before 5 a.m., according to Dwight D'Evelyn with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

Bush is wanted for robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and endangerment resulting from an incident in Cottonwood in mid-July.

Cottonwood detectives have been working with detectives from the Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking on this case and the search for Bush.

A warrant for Bush has been issued with a bond set at $250,000.

Bush is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 185 pounds, bald, wearing a red shirt and black shorts. He is very likely armed with a handgun.

Anyone who sees this suspect should call 911 immediately. Authorities warned not to approach him.

Anyone with information regarding Bush's whereabouts is asked to call the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office at 928-771-3260 or report anonymous tips to Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232.