Armed and dangerous man last seen near Ash Fork sought by law enforcement

Law Enforcement said John Joseph Kawaguchi was last seen north of Ash Fork in the Kaibab Estates West area. Kawaguchi is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information about Kawaguchi should contact law enforcement. (Photos/Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

Law Enforcement said John Joseph Kawaguchi was last seen north of Ash Fork in the Kaibab Estates West area. Kawaguchi is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information about Kawaguchi should contact law enforcement. (Photos/Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

ASH FORK, Ariz. - Law Enforcement in Coconino and Yavapai County are looking for John Joseph Kawaguchi in the Ash Fork area.

Coconino County reported Kawaguchi was possibly in Kaibab Estates West just north of Ash Fork.

Kawaguchi is described as a white male, 52-years-old, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes but is known to be bald.

Kawaguchi was last seen in the area of Ashfork May 6. He was last seen driving a 2000 dark silver Jeep Grand Cherokee with Arizona registration of CHK7661.

Anyone with information on Kawaguchi’s whereabouts is urged to call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 or submit a tip at www.yavapaisw.com.

Kawaguchi should not be approached as he is considered armed and dangerous.

Information provided by Yavapai County Sheriff's Office and Coconino County Emergency Services

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