On November 28th, 2016 the Prescott Police Department began an investigation into the alleged molestation of a child. Detectives learned that 42 year old Sunshine Jean Lewis Carter of Prescott had inappropriately touched a 10 year old girl, who was known to him. Detectives have been unable to locate Carter, but have obtained a felony warrant for his arrest.
Carter has made statements to others indicating his intention to harm himself or to possibly commit “suicide by cop.” Carter is known to carry weapons and his current whereabouts are unknown. Carter may be driving a 2001 Harley Davidson Motorcycle bearing Arizona Plates of MZART. Citizens should not approach Carter and should call 9-1-1 if he is seen.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Jessica Barnard at (928)777-1926. Those who wish to remain anonymous and who want a cash reward must call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232.