Black Canyon City Woman Arrested for Allegedly Chasing Man with Hammer and Knife

3/5/24

A woman was arrested in Black Canyon City after allegedly smashing into a man’s home and chasing him with dangerous weapons.

According to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a woman chasing a man with a hammer and a butcher knife. The victim claimed his neighbor, Sherrill Johnson, had smashed into his home and chased him. When deputies arrived, they found the woman still holding the weapons. Johnson was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and criminal damage. No motive was given for the incident.