FREE KIDS FISHING DAY – NORTH OF KINGMAN AT D’AMBRO PONDS
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office along with Arizona Game and Fish will
be hosting this years annual Kids Fishing Day at D’Ambro Ponds in
Kingman on Saturday, May 16th from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Free hot
dogs and drinks will be provided.  Arizona Game and Fish will supply
fishing poles, bait and stock the pond with fish.  This event is free
for children between the ages of 5 and 16.  Donations to D’Ambro pond
will be greatly appreciated.  Sheriff Tom Sheahan will present trophies
for the event.  D’Ambro pond is located north on Stockton Hill Road at
milepost 26.  Please pre-register on Saturday, May 9th, from 9:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. at the Arizona Game and Fish Office at 5325 N. Stockton
Hill Road in Kingman.

MAY 30, 2009     SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Peggy Jo Pawluk, 58, of
Mohave Valley, Wednesday (4/29) morning for aggravated assault on a
minor, felony.  Tuesday (4/21) morning a reporting party came into the
Mohave Valley Substation to report an assault.  The reporting party said
that her 10-year-old granddaughter said that a teacher shoved her while
she was standing in the lunch line.  Deputies responded to the school
located in the 1400 block of Willow Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies
contacted school officials including Pawluk, a teacher.  Deputies
attempted to speak with Pawluk, but she declined.  Investigations
determined that the victim along with a friend was standing in line when
they grabbed some bars and started eating them.  The victim said that
Pawluk told them to stop eating the bars.  The victim further said that
she continued eating.  The victim advised that Pawluk grabbed her right
arm at the sleeve area and shoved her towards the trash can.  Deputies
contacted a witness.  The witness said that Pawluk grabbed the bar out
of her hand and threw it away.  The witness further said that her
friend, the victim, shoved the entire bar in her mouth and Pawluk
grabbed her arm and walked her to the trash can.    Upon further
investigations, at about 8:38 a.m., deputies contacted Pawluk at a
residence in the 1900 block of Ironwood and took her into custody
without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District II Substation. 

BURGLARY/POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS – VALLE VISTA
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Anthony Bainer, 30,
and Anthony Edward Snoen, 31, both of Kingman, early Tuesday (4/28)
evening.  Bainer and Snoen were arrested for burglary and possession of
burglary tools, felonies.  Approximately 5:56 p.m., deputies responded
to the area of milepost 71 on Highway 66 regarding subjects in a van
that had been detained by a reporting party.  Dispatch advised deputies
that the reporting party chased two men in a van from residence on Jan
Road.  Upon arrival, deputies observed two male subjects sitting in a
van which appeared to have broken down.  Deputies took both male
subjects identified as Bainer and Snoen into custody without incident.
Deputies contacted the reporting party.  The reporting party said that
he observed two male subjects run from a residence and get into a van
which was parked under a car port.  The reporting party further said
that the male subjects were taking items from the house.  A search of
the van revealed two bolt cutters, two hammers, a pry tool, two ski
masks and gloves.  Deputies also located in the desert not too far from
van a surface mounted type medicine cabinet with a mirror.   A short
time later, deputies responded to the crime scene, a residence in the
9000 block of Jan Road.  Deputies observed an entry door was forced
opened.  Deputies further observed one of the bathrooms was missing a
medicine cabinet.  Bainer and Snoen were transported and booked into the
Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene. 

WARRANT ARREST – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bryan Donnelly Kemp, 21, of
Bullhead City, Wednesday (4/29) morning on a felony warrant for
possession of marijuana, production of marijuana and possession of drug
paraphernalia issued by Mohave County Superior Court.  Approximately
8:48 a.m., Kemp came into the Mohave County District II Substation to
turn himself in on an outstanding warrant.  Deputies confirmed Kemp’s
active warrant.  Kemp was taken into custody and booked in the jail
without incident.

FAILURE TO REGISTER/FAILURE TO COMPLY – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s Sex Offender Registration Officer arrested
Sandy Scott Sloan, 39, of Bullhead City, Tuesday (4/28) morning for
failure to register as a sex offender and failure to comply with sex
offender registration requirement
s, felonies.  Approximately 9:00 a.m.,
Sloan came into the Sheriff’s Office in Kingman to complete an initial
sex offender registration.  Investigations determined that Sloan has
been residing in Bullhead City for about 1 year.  Sloan did not have in
his possession an identification card or driver’s license as required.
 Sloan was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and
booked into the Mohave County Jail.

AGGRAVATED DUI – GOLDEN SHORES
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Danny Joe Anderson, 49, of
Mohave Valley, Wednesday (4/29) evening for aggravated DUI – license
suspended, a felony.  Approximately 8:11 p.m., deputies responded to a
traffic accident involving a motorcycle on Shore Parkway, north of Tule
Drive.  During the traffic investigation, deputies suspected Anderson to
possibly be driving under the influence as deputies smelled an odor of
alcohol on Anderson.  During conversations with Anderson, he admitted to
having a beer earlier.  A record check revealed Anderson to have a
suspended driver’s license.  Following the field sobriety tests
(FST’s), Anderson was taken into custody and transported to the
Mohave County District II Substation where an analysis revealed his
blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .152%.  He was booked into the
jail without incident.  The motorcycle was towed from the scene.

DRUGS – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua Alan Bergstrom, 20,
of Lake Havasu City, late Wednesday (4/29) evening for possession of
dangerous drugs, possession of narcotic drugs and possession of drug
paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 11:52 p.m., deputies conducted a
traffic stop on Acoma at Rainbow and contacted Bergstrom, the driver.
Deputies questioned Bergstrom about any illegal items in his possession.
 A search of Bergstrom revealed a plastic bag containing a black tar
substance consistent with heroin.  During conversations with Bergstrom,
he said that he has used heroin twice since getting back from a trip.
Bergstrom was taken into custody without incident.  A search of the
vehicle revealed a pouch containing nine pills along with a metal
cooking spoon.  Bergstrom was transported and booked in the Mohave
County District III Substation. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2009    MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT/DISORDERLY CONDUCT – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Timothy Finnin, 62,
of Golden Valley, Tuesday (4/28) evening for aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon and disorderly conduct with a weapon, felonies.  At about
9:48 p.m., deputies responded to a suspicious incident at a residence in
the 3400 block of Maverick Road.  Dispatch advised deputies that the
reporting party, Michael Finnin, said that people were at his house and
they had left.  Dispatch also advised that Finnin stated that he had
only two bullets left.  As the deputy approached the residence, the
screen door opened.  A male subject, later identified as Finnin, was
standing in the doorway holding a handgun and stated “Your not one of
them are you?”  Immediately after Finnin made that statement the gun
went off, a shot was fired.  The deputy instantly ran for cover behind a
pick-up truck.  Dispatch contacted Finnin and assured him that police
officers were outside his residence.  Dispatch encouraged Finnin to exit
his residence unarmed. 
As Finnin exited his house, deputies immediately took him into custody
without further incident.  A search of the residence revealed no other
occupants.  During conversations with Finnin, he said that people have
been walking in and out of his house taking things and he is tired of
them doing that.  Deputies questioned Finnin about firing at a police
officer.  Finnin advised that he realized that after the gun went off.
Three handguns and a pistol were confiscated.  Finnin was transported
and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

WARRANTS ARRESTS – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Franklin Michael Walema,
32, and Nicole Sherene Sieber, 27, both of Kingman, late Monday (4/27)
afternoon.  Walema was arrested on a felony warrant for possession of
marijuana issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Sieber was arrested on four
misdemeanor warrants for failure to appear, all issued by Kingman
Municipal Court.  Approximately 2:49 p.m., deputies responded to a
disturbance in the 3500 block of Northfield Avenue.  Upon arrival,
deputies heard yelling coming from inside the residence.  Deputies
contacted Walema and Sieber.  A record check showed Walema and Sieber to
have outstanding warrants.  Walema and Sieber were taken into custody
without incident.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail.
 

* Wednesday 29th, 2009 *       KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS

Felony Warrant Arrest

On Tuesday, April 28th, 2009, Kingman Police Officer arrested Adam Lee Bennett 22, of Kingman, for a Felony warrant from Texas.  Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Harrison Street in reference to a Domestic Disturbance.  After contacting Bennett is was discovered that he had a Felony Warrant form Texas and was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 

Kingman Police Dept.  Retirement, Promotions and Transfers

On Thursday the 30th,  of April, Captain Tim Mosby and Lt. Dean Brice will be retiring from the Kingman Police Department, each after 30 years of service.  Their leaving has made for the following Promotions and Transfers, effective Friday the 1st, of May:

 Lt. Wes Bauer promoted to Captain

Sgt. Rusty Cooper promoted to Lieutenant

Sgt. Jim Brice promoted to Lieutenant

Sgt. Bob Fisk transferred to Detective Sergeant / PIO

Corporal Joel Freed promoted to Sergeant

Corporal Mike Godfrey promoted to Sergeant

 There will be a retirement celebration at the Kingman Police Department on Thursday April 30th, at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the front meeting room, in Honor of Capt. Tim Mosby and Lt. Dean Brice.

There will also be a promotional Badge pinning Ceremony  this Friday May 1st, 2009 at 0900 a.m. for newly promoted Lt. Rusty Cooper, Lt. Jim Brice, Sgt. Joel Freed, and Sgt. Mike Godfrey, and Lt. Wes Bauer.

 These ceremonies are open to the general public.

 

Tuesday, April 28, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

PROJECT CHILDSAFE COMES TO MOHAVE COUNTY
1,000 FIREARM SAFETY KITS TO BE DISTRIBUTED LOCALLY
     Mohave County Sheriff’s Office will provide 1,000 free firearm
safety kits to local residents through a partnership with Project
ChildSafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program. The safety
kits, which include a gun lock, will be distributed throughout the year
while supplies last at the Sheriff’s Office in Kingman, the
Sheriff’s Substations in Mohave Valley and Desert Hills, Monday
through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Substation in Beaver Dam
will also be distributing the safety kits on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Project ChildSafe, a program developed by the National Shooting
Sports Foundation (NSSF), has distributed more than 35 million firearm
safety kits throughout the country since 2003. The program is funded by
a U.S. Department of Justice grant, with additional funding provided by
the firearms industry.
      “We encourage residents to pick up a Project ChildSafe safety
kit so that they can securely store their firearm,” said Sheriff Tom
Sheahan.  “Each kit contains a safety curriculum and a cable-style gun
lock. The locks fit on most types of handguns, rifles and shotguns. The
goal is to prevent a child or any other unauthorized person from
accessing a firearm in your home.”
      By partnering with Project ChildSafe, Mohave County Sheriff’s
Office is participating in a national effort to promote firearms safety
education to all gun owners. Project ChildSafe will distribute gun lock
safety kits to all 50 states and the five U.S. territories.
     “We are pleased to have Mohave County Sheriff’s Office as a
Project ChildSafe partner,” said Bill Brassard, Jr., director of
Project ChildSafe. “Project ChildSafe is an important step forward in
helping ensure that all firearm owners fully understand their
responsibilities with respect to the safe handling and storage of
firearms.”

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Joseph Boslett III,
30, of Kingman, early Sunday (4/26) evening for assault per domestic
violence, a misdemeanor.  At about 6:16 p.m., deputies responded to an
assault call in the 3600 block of Oriole Lane.  Upon arrival, a male
subject identified as Boslett approached the deputy.  Boslett advised
that he and his girlfriend were arguing.
Further conversations with Boslett, he said that his girlfriend hit him
and he admitted to hitting his girlfriend.  Deputies contacted
Boslett’s girlfriend, a 24-year-old female victim.  The victim
reported that Boslett punched her in the stomach.  Deputies contacted a
witness and the witness said that Boslett punched the female and spit in
her face.  Boslett was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

MINOR CONSUMPTION – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Top Tanti, 20, of Phoenix,
early Saturday (4/25) morning for underage consumption of alcohol,
misdemeanor.  Approximately 1:24 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a
residence in the 5200 block of Tierra Linda in reference a loud party.
Upon arrival, deputies observed several people standing in the garage.
Deputies further observed a male subject, later identified as Tanti, set
down a 12 ounce can of beer and walk toward the deputy.  Tanti advised
that he was celebrating his 20th birthday.  Tanti further advised that
he got the beer from a friend that left and went to work.  Tanti
admitted to consuming approximately 10 beers.  Tanti was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County District II Substation
.

 

* Monday, April 27, 2009 *     KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS

 

Criminal Damage

 On Saturday, April 25th , at 1:00 P.M. Kingman Police Officers responded to Wal-Mart in reference to a large crowd around the tour buses of Britney Spears in the parking lot.  Upon Kingman Police Officers arrival, they witnessed local resident Thomas Claw, 18, writing in black permanent marker on the back of the tour bus.  Claw was taken into custody and cited and released from the scene.

 Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon

 On Sunday, April 26th,  at 7:30 A.M. Kingman Police Officers arrested Darnell Michael McMullen, 34, of Las Vegas Nevada for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Officers responded to a disturbance in the 3900 block of Prescott Avenue, where the mother of McMullen’s children were living.  The male victim asked McMullen to leave and a fight ensued.  The victim was hit numerous times with a bat and sustained a possible broken finger and numerous lacerations.  McMullen was booked in the Mohave County Jail.

Dangerous Drugs

On Friday, April 24th, at 4:00 P.M. Mark Douglas Strong, 53, of Kingman was arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs.  Officer responded to a Grocery Store in the 3400 block of Stockton Hill Road in reference to  Strong  possibly dropping a glass pipe.  Strong was found to be in Possession of Methamphetamine and was booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

 
Monday, April 27, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS
 
April 27, 2009

THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGE – BEAVER DAM (ARIZONA STRIP)
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jacqueline Rochelle Dobson,
25, of Beaver Dam, late Saturday (4/25) morning for unlawful means of
transportation and two counts of criminal damage, felonies.  Friday
(4/24) evening, at about 10:31 p.m., deputies responded to the
Sheriff’s Office Substation in Beaver Dam and contacted a
53-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that his vehicle had been
taken by a woman he knows as Jackie without his permission.  The victim
further reported that he located his vehicle at the EZ Living Trailer
Park.  The victim said that his vehicle had damage primarily to the
driver’s side.  Deputies responded to the trailer park on Old Pioneer
Road.  Deputies contacted two victims which reported damage to their
parked vehicles.  Deputies attempted to locate Dobson without success.
Upon further investigations, at about 11:00 a.m., deputies located
Dobson at a residence in the 2700 block of Cactus Lane.  During
conversations with Dobson, she said that the owner of the vehicle gave
her the keys.  Further conversations with Dobson, she admitted to
damaging the vehicle.  Dobson was taken into custody without incident.
She was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Steven Lawrence Ruther, 58,
of Desert Hills, early Monday (4/27) morning for disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, misdemeanor.  Approximately 12:58 a.m., deputies
responded to a domestic violence call in the 1000 block of Vista Drive.
Upon arrival, deputies contacted the 39-year-old female victim. The
victim reported that during an argument Ruther, her husband, spit on her
and raised his hand to her.  Deputies contacted Ruther.  During
conversations with Ruther, he said that he and his wife are having
troubles.   Ruther was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District III Substation.


INJURY ACCIDENT – GOLDEN VALLEY      
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
accident Friday (4/27) evening at a residence in the 5200 block of
Destiny Way.  At about 9:32 p.m., deputies responded to an accident
where the driver of an all terrain vehicle was riding in his yard at a
high rate of speed when the driver hit a parked horse trailer.  The
driver identified as Jason Humble, 30, sustained possible head injuries.
 Humble was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center and later he
was airlifted to Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas. 

SUSPICIOUS OBJECT – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to several calls in
reference to something falling out of the sky and hitting the ground
late Saturday (4/25) evening.  Deputies contacted the first reporting
party at about 11:06 p.m. in the 7000 block of Avenida Ramirez.  The
reporting party said that he saw a bright green glow falling from the
sky and once the object hit the ground, out near the Peacock Mountains;
there was a big white flash of light.  Deputies contacted the second
reporting party in the 1700 block of Main Street.  The reporting party
said that she was driving down Andy Devine Avenue and turning onto Main
Street when she observed a bright green glow falling from the
north/northwest direction.  The reporting party further said the glow
got bigger and bigger until it hit the ground and it became a bright
orange flash.  Deputies responded to the third call in the 1500 block of
Potter Avenue and contacted four male subjects.  They advised seeing a
bright green glowing object fall from the sky and hit somewhere out near
the Peacock Mountains which the object burst into a big orange light.
The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) was contacted and they advised
that there were no missing airplanes.  Investigations determined the
object was most likely a meteor.  The Search and Rescue Sergeant was
notified.
 

THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGE – BEAVER DAM (ARIZONA STRIP)
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jacqueline Rochelle Dobson,
25, of Beaver Dam, late Saturday (4/25) morning for unlawful means of
transportation and two counts of criminal damage, felonies.  Friday
(4/24) evening, at about 10:31 p.m., deputies responded to the
Sheriff’s Office Substation in Beaver Dam and contacted a
53-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that his vehicle had been
taken by a woman he knows as Jackie without his permission.  The victim
further reported that he located his vehicle at the EZ Living Trailer
Park.  The victim said that his vehicle had damage primarily to the
driver’s side.  Deputies responded to the trailer park on Old Pioneer
Road.  Deputies contacted two victims which reported damage to their
parked vehicles.  Deputies attempted to locate Dobson without success.
Upon further investigations, at about 11:00 a.m., deputies located
Dobson at a residence in the 2700 block of Cactus Lane.  During
conversations with Dobson, she said that the owner of the vehicle gave
her the keys.  Further conversations with Dobson, she admitted to
damaging the vehicle.  Dobson was taken into custody without incident.
She was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Steven Lawrence Ruther, 58,
of Desert Hills, early Monday (4/27) morning for disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, misdemeanor.  Approximately 12:58 a.m., deputies
responded to a domestic violence call in the 1000 block of Vista Drive.
Upon arrival, deputies contacted the 39-year-old female victim. The
victim reported that during an argument Ruther, her husband, spit on her
and raised his hand to her.  Deputies contacted Ruther.  During
conversations with Ruther, he said that he and his wife are having
troubles.   Ruther was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District III Substation.


INJURY ACCIDENT – GOLDEN VALLEY      
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
accident Friday (4/27) evening at a residence in the 5200 block of
Destiny Way.  At about 9:32 p.m., deputies responded to an accident
where the driver of an all terrain vehicle was riding in his yard at a
high rate of speed when the driver hit a parked horse trailer.  The
driver identified as Jason Humble, 30, sustained possible head injuries.
 Humble was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center and later he
was airlifted to Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas. 

SUSPICIOUS OBJECT – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to several calls in
reference to something falling out of the sky and hitting the ground
late Saturday (4/25) evening.  Deputies contacted the first reporting
party at about 11:06 p.m. in the 7000 block of Avenida Ramirez.  The
reporting party said that he saw a bright green glow falling from the
sky and once the object hit the ground, out near the Peacock Mountains;
there was a big white flash of light.  Deputies contacted the second
reporting party in the 1700 block of Main Street.  The reporting party
said that she was driving down Andy Devine Avenue and turning onto Main
Street when she observed a bright green glow falling from the
north/northwest direction.  The reporting party further said the glow
got bigger and bigger until it hit the ground and it became a bright
orange flash.  Deputies responded to the third call in the 1500 block of
Potter Avenue and contacted four male subjects.  They advised seeing a
bright green glowing object fall from the sky and hit somewhere out near
the Peacock Mountains which the object burst into a big orange light.
The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) was contacted and they advised
that there were no missing airplanes.  Investigations determined the
object was most likely a meteor.  The Search and Rescue Sergeant was
notified.


INJURY ACCIDENT – GOLDEN SHORES   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
accident that occurred on Oatman Highway, at about milepost 1.5, early
Saturday (4/25) evening.  Approximately 7:08 p.m. deputies responded to
the scene of an accident involving a driver of a 2008 Harley Davidson
motorcycle.  The driver, Larry Wayne Winder, 57, of Las Vegas, Nevada
suffered injuries.  Winder refused medical treatment at the scene.
Winder lost control of his motorcycle when he went off the right side of
the roadway.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.  This accident
remains under investigation. 

DRUGS/THEFT – WHITE HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Charissa Joyce Work, 44, of
White Hills, Friday (4/24) afternoon for possession of dangerous drugs,
possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of stolen property,
felonies.  Approximately 3:08 p.m., deputies assisted a Probation
Officer while a probation search was conducted at a residence in the
8400 block of Olema.  The search revealed numerous plastic bags inside a
wallet, a digital scale and two plastic bags containing a white crystal
substance.  The following reported stolen items were also located during
the search an Egyptian mirror, Egyptian statue and Egyptian tapestry.
Work was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and
booked into the Mohave County Jail.

WARRANT ARREST/SUSPENDED LICENSE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Anthony Topete, 20, a
transient, Friday (4/24) afternoon on a probation violation felony
warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and driving with
suspended license, a misdemeanor.  Approximately 2:23 p.m., deputies
observed a male subject riding a yellow dirt motorcycle traveling south
on Mallard Drive from Diagonal Way.  Deputies further observed the dirt
bike travel through a stop sign without stopping at Swan and Canary. 
Deputies lost sight of the motorcycle.  At about 3:00 p.m.,
investigations led deputies to a residence in the 4400 block of Able
Drive and located the dirt bike.  Deputies located Topete hiding inside
behind a door in the residence.  A record check showed Topete to have an
outstanding warrant and a suspended driver’s license.  Topete was
taken into custody without incident.  During conversations with Topete,
he said that he knew he was wanted and he did not want to get caught.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The
motorcycle was towed from the scene.

WARRANT ARREST – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nikole Diane Sifton, 40, of
Lake Havasu City, late Friday (4/24) afternoon on a failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court on 3-27-09
with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 4:12 p.m., deputies contacted Sifton on
Papago and Cibola regarding her outstanding warrant.  A record check
confirmed Sifton to have an active warrant.  Sifton was taken into
custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District III Substation. 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Beverly Branam, 45, of Fort
Mohave, early Friday (4/24) evening for disorderly conduct with a deadly
weapon, felony.  Approximately 5:05 p.m., deputies responded to a
disturbance at a residence in the 4500 block of Puerto Verde Drive.
Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The reporting
party said that his step-mother, Branam, came home and became upset
because the house was dirty.  The reporting party further said that
Branam chased his sisters with a knife.  Deputies contacted a
14-year-old female victim.  The victim reported that Branam started
yelling and attacking her.  Deputies contacted Branam.  During
conversations with Branam, she said that when she came home the house
was in a mess and she confronted the kids.  Deputies questioned Branam
about the knife.  Branam admitted to waving the knife around as she was
speaking with her daughters.  Branam was taken into custody without
incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District II Substation. 

WARRANTS ARREST – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeffrey Alan Cooley, 36, of
Golden Valley, early Friday (4/24) evening on a felony warrant for
aggravated assault with a deadly weapon issued by Kingman Justice Court,
and two misdemeanor warrants; a failure to appear issued by Bullhead
City Municipal Court and a driving with suspended license issued by
Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies received a tip of a wanted person.  Approximately 5:35 p.m.,
deputies located Cooley walking in a wash near Horn Road and Abrigo
Drive.  A record check confirmed Cooley’s outstanding warrants.
Cooley was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and
booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/SUSPENDED LICENSE – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Patrick Keenan Doyle, 46,
of Fort Mohave, early Friday (4/24) evening for possession of drug
paraphernalia, felony, and driving with suspended license, misdemeanor.
Deputies observed a vehicle fail to stop at a posted stop sign at Calle
Del Media and Camp Mohave.  Approximately 6:25 p.m., deputies conducted
a traffic stop on Camp Mohave at La Riqueza and contacted Doyle, the
driver.  A record check showed Doyle’s driver’s license to be
suspended. Doyle was taken into custody without incident.  A search of
the vehicle revealed a glass pipe with residue.  During conversations
with Doyle, he said that he did not know where the pipe came from and it
could belong to his sister.  Further conversations with Doyle, he said
that his fingerprints might be on the pipe.  Doyle was transported and
booked into the Mohave County District II Substation.  The vehicle was
towed from the scene.

WARRANT ARREST/SUSPENDED LICENSE – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jamie Christine Barnard,
30, of Lake Havasu City, early Friday (4/24) evening on a failure to pay
fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court on
2-28-09 with $9,000 bond.  Approximately 7:12 p.m., deputies conducted a
traffic stop on South Acoma at Highway 95 and contacted Barnard, the
driver.  A record check showed Barnard to have an outstanding warrant
and a suspended driver’s license.  Barnard was taken into custody
without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District III Substation.   The vehicle was towed from the scene.

SUSPENDED LICENSE/WARRANT ARREST – SCENIC (ARIZONA STRIP)
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dannise Adair Starks, 41,
of Scenic, and James Richard Reeves, 46, of Beaver Dam, early Friday
(4/24) evening.  Starks was arrested for driving on a suspended license,
misdemeanor.  Reeves was arrested on a contempt of court misdemeanor
warrant issued by Moccasin Justice Court.  Approximately 7:39 p.m.,
deputies conducted a traffic stop on Scenic Boulevard at milepost 2.
Deputies contacted Starks, the driver, and Reeves, the passenger.  A
record check showed Starks to have a suspended driver’s license and
Reeves to have an outstanding warrant.  Starks and Reeves were taken
into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into
the Mesquite Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 
 
Saturday, April 25, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

NON-INJURY ACCIDENT – OATMAN   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a non-injury accident
that occurred on Oatman Highway, at about milepost 21, late Friday
(4/24) morning.  Approximately 10:50 a.m. deputies responded to the
scene of an accident where the driver of the motorcycle was okay, but
the motorcycle had damage.  The driver, David Alan Toothman, 54, of
Greer, South Carolina, did not have any injuries.  This accident remains
under investigation.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

INJURY ACCIDENT – OATMAN   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
accident that occurred on Oatman Highway, at about milepost 28, late
Friday (4/24) morning.  Approximately 11:06 a.m. deputies responded to
the scene of an accident involving a driver of a 2003 Harley Davidson
motorcycle.  The driver, Thomas Edward Dourdy, 64, of Las Vegas, Nevada
suffered injuries.  Dourdy had abrasions to his left arm, side and back.
 He was transported to Valley View Medical Center.  This accident
remains under investigation. 

INJURY ACCIDENT – OATMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
accident that occurred on Oatman Highway, at about milepost 23, late
Friday (4/24) morning.  Approximately 11:51 a.m. deputies responded to
the scene of an accident involving a driver of a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle
traveling with a passenger.  The driver, Edwin Figueroa, 55, and
passenger, Margaret Figueroa, 54, both of Indigo, California, were
injured.  Edwin Figueroa may have broken ribs and a possible punctured
lung.  He was transported to Valley View Medical Center in Fort Mohave.
Margaret Figueroa may have an injured knee and abrasions.  She was
transported to Valley View Medical Center and later airlifted to Sunrise
Medical Center in Las Vegas. 
This accident remains under investigation. 

INJURY ACCIDENT – OATMAN  
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accident that
occurred on Oatman Highway, north of Golden Shores, at about milepost
8.8, Friday (4/24) afternoon.  Approximately 2:58 p.m. deputies
responded to the scene of an accident where a driver of a 2006 Harley
Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound on Oatman Highway in an
excess of 70 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone.  The driver of the
motorcycle was unable to navigate a curve in the roadway. The driver
crossed into the southbound travel lane and then onto the road edge. The
driver lost control when he hit the dirt and a dirt embankment causing
him to flip.  The driver is identified as John Robert Michael, 57,
Westlake Village, California.  He was airlifted from the scene by Care
Flight and taken to Sunrise Medical Center.  Michael may suffer from
head trauma and other lacerations to his body.  Michael was wearing a
helmet at the time of the accident. This accident remains under
investigation.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.
 
Friday,  April 24, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS
 

JUVENILE REFERRAL – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer has charged Tyler
Childers, 14, of Golden Valley, Thursday (4/23) afternoon for possession
of marijuana for sale and possession of drugs in a drug free school
zone, felonies.  At about 12:00 p.m., the School Resource Officer
responded to Black Mountain Elementary School regarding a student in
possession of drugs.  Upon arrival, the SRO contacted school personnel.
Investigations determined that Childers attempted to sell marijuana to a
couple students earlier that morning.  Childers was in possession of
marijuana.  Approximately an ounce and a half of marijuana was located
in a small plastic bag and in a small glass vile.  A juvenile referral
will be submitted to the Mohave County Juvenile Probation.  The juvenile
was released to his parents. 

DRUGS – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Gilberto Nabor Sanchez, 39,
of Chino Hills, Calif., Thursday (4/23) evening for possession of
dangerous drugs, felony, and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrant
issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court on 9-18-08 with a $5,000
bond.  Approximately 8:09 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the
600 block of Papoose and contacted Sanchez, the driver.  A record check
showed Sanchez to have an outstanding warrant.  Sanchez was taken into
custody without incident.  A search of Sanchez revealed a plastic bag
containing a white crystal substance located inside his left shoe.
During conversations with Sanchez, he said that he got the
methamphetamine in California.  He was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District III Substation.  The vehicle was towed from the
scene.

WARRANTS ARREST – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Richard Comstock,
27, of Kingman, Thursday (4/23) evening on a failure to pay fines
warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court, a failure to appear warrant and
a probation violation warrant both issued by Kingman Municipal Court,
all misdemeanors.  Approximately 9:00 p.m., deputies responded to
harassing calls incident in the 3600 block of Ryan Avenue and contacted
the reporting party.  The reporting party said that she plans to get an
order of protection against Comstock because he repeatedly calls her.
While deputies were speaking with the reporting party, Comstock called.
Deputies spoke with Comstock and advised him that the reporting party no
longer wanted him to call.  A short time later, deputies contacted
Comstock in the 3100 block of Packard Avenue.  A record check showed
Comstock to have outstanding warrants.    Comstock was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail. 

FAILURE TO COMPLY – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua Leonard Hammett, 30,
of Mohave Valley, early Friday (4/24) morning for failure to comply with
sex offender requirements, felony.  Approximately 1:10 a.m., deputies
contacted a male subject, later identified as Hammett, as he was riding
a bicycle westbound on Kingsley Street near Meadowlark.  Hammett was not
carrying an identification card or driver’s license.  Investigations,
determined that Hammett is a registered sex offender and therefore he is
required to have an identification card or driver’s license in his
possession.  Hammett was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District II Substation.
 

* Friday, April 24, 2009. *   KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS

Child Molestation

On Wednesday, April 22, Kingman Police Detectives arrested John Morrell Munson, 18 of Kingman, on two felony counts each of Molestation of a Child and Sexual Conduct with a Minor.  Detectives became involved in the investigation this last weekend when the 14 year old female victim reported the allegations to police.  The incidents are alleged to have occurred during the summer of 2008 at different locations in Kingman while the victim was 13yoa.  Munson is also a suspect in a separate incident that is alleged to have occurred in February involving a 15 year old female.  Munson was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 Child Molestation

On Thursday, April 23, Kingman Police Detectives arrested Harlan Freeman Eplin, 18 of Kingman, on felony charges of Molestation of a Child and Sexual Conduct with a Minor.  The victim is a 14year old female.  The incident is alleged to have occurred on April 13th, at a residence in the 3100blk. Rainbow St.  Eplin was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 
Thursday, April 23, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS
 
INJURY ACCIDENT – APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES EAST OF OATMAN   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a head on injury
accident involving two motorcycles on Highway 66 at milepost 36,
approximately 12 miles east of Oatman, early Wednesday (4/22) afternoon.
 Approximately 12:44 p.m., deputies responded to the scene of where a
Harley Davidson, traveling eastbound, crossed left of the center line
and struck another Harley Davidson traveling westbound.  Both subjects
were thrown from the motorcycles.  Anthony Clark, 42, of Las Vegas,
Nevada, was traveling eastbound when his motorcycle crossed over the
double lines.  He was transported to Kingman Regional Medial Center.
The driver traveling westbound is Justin Goodman, 37, of Las Vegas,
Nevada.  He was airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas by
Careflight.  Both motorcycles were towed from the scene.  This accident
remains under investigation.
 
 


Thursday, April 23, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS
 
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark Dewayne Eikenbary, 44,
of Dolan Springs, late Wednesday (4/22) morning for possession of drug
paraphernalia, taking contraband into corrections facility, felonies,
and a misdemeanor warrant for contempt of court issued by Kingman
Justice Court.  At about 10:00 a.m., deputies contacted Eikenbary in the
19000 block of Highway 93 regarding an unrelated investigation.  A
record check showed Eikenbary to have an outstanding warrant.  
Eikenbary was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported
and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  As Eikenbary was being
processed, a glass pipe with residue was located in Eikenbary’s
pocket. 

UNLAWFUL FLIGHT – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tony Gortariz Jr., 24, of
Kingman, early Wednesday (4/22) evening for possession of  marijuana,
possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful flight from law
enforcement, felonies.  Approximately 5:37 p.m., deputies attempted to
conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle continued traveling without
stopping.  Deputies followed the vehicle into a wash off of Thompson,
near Powell.  The vehicle stopped at the culverts that run underneath
Northern Avenue.  At that time, the driver, later identified as
Gortariz, exited his vehicle and began running through the wash and
across Northern Avenue.  Deputies followed Gortariz on foot and
eventually caught up with him in a vacant field in the area of Butler
Way and Northern Avenue where he was taken into custody.  A search of
Gortariz revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana and numerous
plastic bags.  Gortariz was transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

DRUGS FOR SALE – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested David Paul Sutalo, 32, of
Lake Havasu City, early Wednesday (4/22) evening for possession of
dangerous drugs for sale, felony, and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor
warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court.  Deputies observed
Sutalo in the 400 block of Coral.  Deputies knew Sutalo to have an
outstanding warrant.
At about 5:40 p.m., deputies contacted Sutalo and a record check
confirmed Sutalo’s active warrant.    Sutalo was taken into custody
without incident.  A search of Sutalo revealed 6 plastic bags containing
a white crystal substance which weighted approximately 8 grams.  During
conversation with Sutalo, he admitted to selling the methamphetamine.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County District III
Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Bernie Beavor, 47, of
Kingman, Wednesday (4/22) evening on a fugitive from justice felony
warrant issued out of California Department of Corrections.
Approximately 8:12 p.m., deputies contacted Beavor during a traffic stop
on N Benton Street near Devlin.  A record check showed Beavor to have an
outstanding warrant.    Beavor was taken into custody without incident.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

SEX OFFENSES – GOLDEN SHORES
Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Bobbie Blaise Stiles, 19,
of Golden Shores, Wednesday (4/22) afternoon for attempt to commit
sexual assault and attempt to commit sexual conduct with a minor,
felonies.  The investigation began on Monday (4/13) when school
officials reported that a student may have been sexually assaulted.
Detectives contacted the 13-year-old female victim and her parents.
Investigations determined the female was a victim of an attempted sexual
assault that occurred Thursday (4/9) evening at a residence in the 13100
block of Shore Parkway by Stiles.  Upon further investigations, at about
2:00 p.m., detectives contacted Stiles at a residence in the 5300 block
of El Mirage Drive.  During conversations with Stiles, he admitted to
being at friends house in the 13100 block of Shore Parkway, but he
denied the crime.  Stiles was taken into custody without incident.  He
was transported and booked into the Mohave County District II
Substation
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/RESISTING ARREST – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kaylor Nicholas Jackson,
21, of Mohave Valley, Tuesday (4/21) evening for aggravated harassment
per domestic violence, threats per aggravated domestic violence, escape,
resisting arrest, and destruction of public jail, felonies.
Approximately 9:22 p.m., deputies responded to a possible custodial
interference in the 2200 block of Cabot Drive.  Prior to arriving at the
residence, deputies met with the reporting party, a 21-year-old female
victim, in a parking lot nearby.  The victim said that she was dealing
with a family emergency and she dropped her children off at her
ex-boyfriends residence about 45 minutes prior to contacting MCSO.  The
victim said that Jackson, her ex-boyfriend, is the father to one of her
children.  The victim reported that she has an order of protection
against Jackson.  The victim further reported that she called Jackson
about 9:20 p.m., to advise him that she was enroute to pick up the kids
and Jackson threatened her.  Deputies confirmed the order of protection
to be valid and a record check showed Jackson to have a misdemeanor
warrant for failure to appear on original charge of assault per domestic
violence issued by Bullhead City Municipal Court on 6-25-08.  Deputies
responded to the residence and contacted Jackson.  Deputies advised
Jackson that he was being arrested and escorted him outside.  Jackson
pulled away and slipped from the deputies grasp.  Jackson ran north, out
of the yard, and out to Cabot Drive.  Deputies ordered Jackson to stop,
but he continued running about 50 yards westbound on Cabot Drive.
Deputies continued to follow Jackson as he turned back east toward the
residence.  Deputies followed Jackson about another 50 yards where they
apprehended him.  Jackson was escorted to the patrol unit where he
started thrashing around and hitting his head against the window.
Deputies further restrained Jackson.  Jackson was transported and booked
into the Mohave County District II Substation without further incident.


DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Steven Boettger,
19, of Kingman, Tuesday (4/21) evening for possession of marijuana and
possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  At about 10:16 p.m.,
deputies made contact with a male subject, later identified as Boettger,
as he sat in his vehicle outside of the entrance to a park located in
the 3000 block of Jagerson Avenue.  Deputies questioned Boettger about
having anything illegal in his possession.  Boettger advised deputies
that he has a pipe in his pocket used to smoke marijuana.  A search of
Boettger revealed a ceramic pipe with burnt residue and a plastic bag
containing marijuana.  Boettger was taken into custody without incident.
 He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle
was towed from the scene. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Eugene Gilbert Johnson, 38,
of Fort Mohave, early Wednesday (4/22) morning for criminal damage,
felony, assault per domestic violence, disorderly conduct per domestic
violence, criminal damage per domestic violence and prevent use of
telephone per domestic violence, misdemeanors.  Late Tuesday evening at
about 11:49 p.m., deputies responded to a domestic violence call in the
1500 block of Terral Lane and contacted the 32-year-old female victim.
The victim reported that she and Johnson, her husband, had been arguing
and the argument escalated when he punch a hole in the wall and he would
not allow their daughter to call 911.  Deputies observed a hole in the
living room wall.  Deputies contacted Johnson and took him into custody
without incident.  Johnson was escorted to their patrol unit.  Deputies
continued their investigation inside the residence.  While deputies were
speaking with witnesses, they heard several loud banging noises.
Deputies walked outside of the residence and observed Johnson rocking
the patrol unit from side to side.  Deputies approached the patrol unit
and observed the passenger back door damaged.  The door was bent
outward.  Deputies contacted Johnson and Johnson advised that he need
medical.  Fort Mohave Fire Department personnel responded and determined
Johnson’s vital signs were okay.  Johnson was transported and booked
into the Mohave County District II Substation. 

DUI – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dawn Renee Nelson, 22, of
Kingman, early Wednesday (4/22) morning for DUI, and DUI with a blood
alcohol concentration over .08%, misdemeanors.  Approximately 2:19 a.m.,
deputies conducted a traffic stop on N Bank Street at Butler Avenue and
contacted Nelson, the driver.  Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol
coming from inside the vehicle.  During conversations with Nelson, she
admitted to having a couple beers earlier.  Following the field sobriety
tests (FST’s), Nelson was taken into custody and transported to the
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office where an analysis revealed her blood
alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .148%.  She was transported and booked
into the Mohave County Jail without incident.  The vehicle was towed
from the scene.

EXTREME DUI – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher Edward Frank,
24, of San Dimas, Calif., Sunday (4/19) morning for DUI, DUI with a
blood alcohol concentration over .08%, and extreme DUI with a blood
alcohol concentration over .15%, misdemeanors.  Approximately 5:42 a.m.,
deputies conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on Highway 95 at
milepost 193.  Deputies contacted Frank, the driver, and observed him to
have slurred speech.  Deputies observed a cooler in the back seat with
the lid off.  The cooler contained a large bottle of alcohol with the
cap off and about half empty.  Following the field sobriety tests
(FST’s), Frank was taken into custody and transported to the Mohave
County District III Substation where an analysis revealed his blood
alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .152%.  He was booked into the jail
without incident. 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS


DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Devin James Dixon, 26, of
Sylmar, Calif., early Tuesday (4/21) morning for possession of marijuana
and six counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  At about
5:11 a.m., deputies observed a speeding vehicle traveling west on Harbor
Avenue.  Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Harbor Avenue at Vacation
and contacted Dixon, the driver.  Deputies immediately smelled an odor
of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  Deputies questioned Dixon
and he said that he didn’t have any marijuana.  A consent search of
the vehicle revealed a bottle containing marijuana located on the
driver’s side door.  A further search revealed three more bottles
containing marijuana and two pipes with residue.  Approximately 6 grams
of marijuana was seized.  Dixon was taken into custody without incident.
 He was transported and booked into the Mohave County District II
Substation.  The vehicle was towed from the scene. 

WARRANT ARREST – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Richard Jess Powell, 51, of
Lake Havasu City, Friday (4/17) afternoon on a failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court.  Deputies
knew Powell to have an outstanding warrant.  Deputies recognized Powell
at the corner of Gernoimo and Jamaica.  At about 3:35 p.m., deputies
contacted Powell regarding his outstanding warrant. A record check
confirmed Powell to have an active warrant.  Powell was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County District III Substation. 

RECOVERED VEHICLE/WARRANT ARREST – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kenneth Edwin Lunsford, 44,
of Mohave Valley, early Thursday (4/16) afternoon on a failure to pay
fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court.
Deputies were flagged down by a water company employee.  At about 10:20
a.m., the employee reported that someone has been stealing water from a
tank.  Investigations led deputies across the street to a residence
located in the 1600 block of Plantation Drive.  Deputies observed two
ATV’s units parked on the property.  Deputies contacted the property
owner.   A computer check showed one of the 4 wheelers was reported
stolen out of Golden Valley on 4-13-09.   During conversations with the
owner, she said she did not know who owned the 4 wheeler.  As deputies
were speaking with the property owner, they observed a male subject exit
from a shed on the property.  Deputies contacted the male subject
identified as Lunsford.  A record check showed Lunsford to have an
outstanding warrant.  Lunsford was taken into custody without incident.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County District II
Substation.  The owner of the 4-wheeler responded to the scene.  The
theft of the water remains under investigation.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Alfredo Hernandez Quebedo,
28, of Kingman, early Monday (4/20) morning for criminal damage per
domestic violence, a felony.  At about 1:40 a.m., deputies responded to
the 2100 block of Northfield Avenue regarding a disturbance.  Upon
arrival, deputies learned that Quebedo had broken two windows in his
mother’s house and a front windshield of a vehicle.  Deputies located
Quebedo inside the residence.  Quebedo was taken into custody without
incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT – DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lilly Louise McMurtry, 26,
of Dolan Springs, Monday (4/20) morning for disorderly conduct involving
a weapon, felony.  At about 8:00 a.m., deputies responded to the 16000
block of Tom White Drive in reference to a weapons offense that occurred
early Monday morning at approximately 12:30 a.m.  Deputies contacted the
reporting party, a 32-year-old female victim.  The victim reported that
she and her boyfriend were walking on Kitmit Drive, northbound towards
14th Street looking for her horse that had broken out of her fence.  The
victim further reported that as they approached 14th street,  they
observed McMurtry standing on her porch, holding a handgun and she fired
six times on the ground toward their direction.  The victim said they
immediately left the area.  Deputies contacted McMurtry at a residence
in the 6000 block of 14th Street.  Initial conversations with McMurtry,
she denied having a pistol.  After deputies spoke with witnesses,
McMurtry admitted to firing six times into the ground.  Further
conversations with McMurtry, she said that she just wanted the victim
and her boyfriend to know that she has a gun and to stay off her
property.  McMurtry was taken into custody without incident.  The .357
magnum was retrieved and confiscated.  At the residence, deputies also
took Joseph Henry Joey Ricca, 29, of Dolan Springs, into custody on two
misdemeanor warrants.  A record check showed Ricca to have two failure
to appear warrants issued by Kingman Justice Court on 3-22-07 and
Kingman Municipal Court on 3-12-07.  McMurtry and Ricca were transported
and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

UNLAWFUL FLIGHT/THEFT – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Oddie Lee Skinner, 42, of
Kingman, late Monday (4/20) morning for possession of stolen property,
possession of burglary tools and unlawful flight from law enforcement,
felonies.  Sunday (4/19) morning, at about 6:10 a.m., deputies attempted
to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Skinner in the area of
Stockton Hill Road and Northern Avenue.  Deputies observed the vehicle
failed to stop at a couple intersections with posted stop signs.
Eventually, deputies lost site of the white Mitsubishi vehicle as they
were following through paved and unpaved roads.  A short time later,
deputies located the unoccupied vehicle in the 3500 block of Warbler
Lane.  A computer check showed the vehicle to have been reported stolen
on January 18, 2009, from the 3500 block of Diagonal Way.  Inside the
vehicle, deputies located two bolt cutters, flashlight, face mask,
gloves, a hatchet and a knife in a sheath.  Approximately 10:30 a.m.,
deputies contacted Skinner as he was walking south on N Melody Street
near Thompson Avenue.  Deputies knew Skinner to have an outstanding
warrant and he is a suspect in an unlawful flight incident from the
previous day.  A record check confirmed Skinner to have a failure to pay
fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.  During
conversations with Skinner, he said that he didn’t drive anywhere
yesterday.  Skinner was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Minton, 42, of
Dolan Springs, early Monday (4/20) evening for aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon per domestic violence and disorderly conduct involving a
deadly weapon per domestic violence, felonies.  Approximately 5:51 p.m.,
deputies responded to a domestic violence call involving a knife and a
shot gun at a residence in the 14400 block of Mineral Road.  Upon
arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The reporting party
said that Minton, her husband, held a knife to her 17-year-old
daughter’s throat and he fired a shotgun.  Deputies detained
Minton.  Deputies contacted the 17-year-old female victim.  The victim
reported that Minton came up behind her and placed a knife against her
throat.  The victim further reported that her cousin pushed Minton away
from her.  The victim was not injured.  Deputies confiscated a black
Smith and Wesson folding pocket knife with a four inch blade and a 20
gauge shotgun.  Deputies contacted Minton.  During conversations with
Minton, he said that he fired the shotgun to blow off some steam because
he and his wife had been arguing.  Further conversations with Minton, he
admitted to holding the knife to the victims’ throat for a few
seconds.  Minton was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michelle Ann Woodruff, 31,
of Bullhead City, Monday (4/20) afternoon for possession of dangerous
drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately
4:00 p.m., deputies responded to the Mohave County Probation Office in
the 5200 block of Highway 95 in reference to a female subject in
possession of drugs.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the Probation
Officer.  The Probation Officer said that a probation search of
Woodruff’s vehicle revealed a syringe and a small plastic bag
containing a white crystal substance which field tested positive for
methamphetamine.  Woodruff was taken into custody without incident.  She
was transported and booked into the Mohave County District II
Substation.

Monday, April 20, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT/CRIMINAL DAMAGE – MEADVIEW
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Maurice Hubert Manore, 58,
of Meadview, early Friday (4/17) evening for aggravated assault,
criminal damage, felonies, and threatening and intimidating per domestic
violence, misdemeanor.  At about 5:00 p.m., deputies responded to a
criminal damage report at a residence in the 26300 block of Tamarisk
Street.   Upon arrival, deputies learned of two victims; a 62-year-old
female and a 49-year-old male.  Investigations determined the female
victim’s brother identified as Manore was upset with her when he came
onto their property carrying a rusty metal pipe approximately 3-foot in
length and 2-inches in width.  Manore, carrying the pipe, was walking
behind the female victim when the male victim drove his vehicle between
the two of them.  An argument escalated when the male victim exited his
vehicle and Manore began chasing him around the vehicle.  The male
victim said that Manore struck his vehicle a couple times with the pipe.
 Manore left the scene prior to the deputy’s arrival.  Deputies
contacted a witness.  The witness said that Manore was chasing the
victim with the metal pipe and Manore started hitting the truck.  A
short time later, deputies contacted Manore at a residence in the 30000
block of Sandy Point Drive.  During conversations with Manore, he said
that his sister had stolen some items belonging to him and he wanted
them back.  Further conversations with Manore, he said that he was
protecting himself with the jack handle because the male subject tried
to run him over with the truck.  Manore was taken into custody without
incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark Alan Tatro, 25, of
Kingman, early Friday (4/17) evening for aggravated assault on a minor
per domestic violence, felony, along with two counts of assault per
domestic violence and disorderly conduct per domestic violence,
misdemeanors.  Approximately 4:38 p.m., deputies responded to an assault
call in the 3200 block of Suffock Avenue.  Dispatch advised deputies
that the reporting party’s boy friend, Tatro, had assaulted her and
her 1-year-old son.  Upon arrival, deputies observed medical personnel
at the scene.  Deputies contacted the reporting party, a 22-year-old
female victim.  The victim said that Tatro had been arguing with her
throughout the day and was throwing things around the house.  The victim
further said that Tatro threw a computer key-board and struck her son in
the forehead causing a bump and a bruise.  The victim reported that
Tatro started physically fighting with her when he started kicking her
in the legs.  The victim further reported that Tatro left the scene,
running out the back door, as she was calling 911.  An ATL (Attempt to
Locate) was issued to local law enforcement.  Both victims were
transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center where they were treated
and released.  At about 7:20 p.m., deputies responded back to the
residence, in the 3200 block of Suffock Avenue.  Dispatch advised
deputies that a neighbor called and said a woman was yelling for help.
Upon arrival, deputies observed a male subject leaving the residence.  A
short time later, deputies located Tatro hiding in a wash, north of the
residence, where he was taken into custody.  During conversations with
Tatro, he admitted to throwing the keyboard, but he didn’t throw it at
the baby.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail
without incident. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Carl Francis Ligori, 50, of
Kingman, Saturday (4/18) afternoon for aggravated harassment per
domestic violence, felony, and failure to comply with a court order,
misdemeanor.  Monday (4/13) morning, deputies contacted a 49-year-old
female victim in reference to a contempt of court.  The victim reported
that she has an order of protection against Ligori, her former husband.
The victim further reported that she has received numerous phone calls
and text messages from him recently.  Deputies confirmed the order of
protection to be valid.  Deputies reviewed over 30 text messages sent
from Ligori beginning March 27 through April 7.  Approximately 3:00
p.m., deputies contacted Ligori at a residence in the 3200 block of Ames
Avenue.  During conversations with Ligori, he admitted to text messaging
her about a month ago when he was in the hospital.  Ligori was taken
into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the
Mohave County Jail. 

WARRANT ARREST – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christine Anne Conrads, 41,
a transient, Friday (4/17) morning on a felony warrant for child abuse
issued out of Maricopa County Superior Court on 7-15-08.  Deputies
learned the whereabouts of a wanted felon.  Approximately 9:24 a.m.,
deputies responded to a residence in the 3500 block of Mormon Flat.
Upon arrival, deputies contacted Conrads regarding her outstanding
warrant.  Conrads was taken into custody without incident.  She was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jimmie Lynn Rogers, 26, of
Kingman, Sunday (4/18) evening for aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon, felony.  Approximately 8:23 p.m., deputies responded to a
weapons offense call in the 2400 block of Carver Avenue and contacted
the 33-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that he was driving
his vehicle east on Carver Avenue when he heard a male subject yell out
something.  The victim further reported that he turned his vehicle
around to determine what was going on.  The victim said that a male
subject, later identified as Rogers, stepped in front of his vehicle
pointing a shotgun at him.  The victim said that Rogers stepped toward
the driver’s side of his vehicle, still pointing the gun at him, and
told him to slow his vehicle down.  Deputies responded to where the
incident occurred in the 2300 block of Carver Avenue.  Deputies
contacted Rogers at a residence.  During conversations with Rogers, he
said that he is tired of people speeding up and down his street, so he
grabbed his BB gun rifle and confronted the guy in the vehicle to slow
down.  Rogers was taken into custody without incident.  The weapon was
confiscated.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 
* Monday, April 21st,2009 *  KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS
 
 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
 
 
On Friday, the 17th of April, at 7:30 P.M. Nicole Lynn Robinson 33, of Kingman was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Kingman Police Officers were investigating another incident when the passenger, Robinson  was contacted on a traffic stop.  Nicole admitted to having drug paraphernalia and was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
  Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Warrant Arrest
On Saturday, the 18th, of April, Kingman Police Department Officers stopped a vehicle in the 4200 block of Stockton Hill Road at 9:30 P.M.  The passenger Cynthia Guadalupe Molines, 33, of Kingman was arrested for two misdemeanor warrants and Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia.  Officers contacted Molines at the time of the stop and she advised that she had two warrants for her arrest. Incident to her arrest she had Dangerous Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia in her possession.  Molines was booked into the Mohave County Jail.
 
Friday, April 17, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

DRUGS – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher James Degan,
46, of Fort Mohave on Thursday (4/16) afternoon for possession of a
narcotic drug, a felony.  Approximately 4:00 pm, deputies responded to a
call in the 4400 block of Calle Viveza and contacted Degan at his
residence.  While speaking with Degan, deputies observed him to be in
possession of a prescription bottle containing Methadone, which was
prescribed to someone else.  Degan told officers he took it from a
family member earlier in the day.  Degan was taken into custody without
incident.  Degan was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District II Sub-station.

WARRANT ARREST – MEADVIEW
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Susan Renee Paluck, 49, of
Meadview on Thursday (4/16) afternoon for an outstanding misdemeanor
warrant.  Approximately 4:30 pm, deputies contacted Paluck in the 26300
block of Sandy Point Drive.  A record check showed Paluck to have a
warrant for interfering with judicial proceedings issued by Kingman
Justice Court.  Paluck was taken into custody without incident.  Paluck
was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jaret Lee Brummett, 38, of
Kingman on Thursday (4/16) evening for outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
 Approximately 8:30 pm, deputies contacted Brummett in the 2300 block of
Thompson Avenue.  A record check showed Brummett to have two warrants
for interfering with judicial proceedings issued by Kingman Justice
Court and a warrant for failure to appear issued by Kingman Municipal
Court.  Brummett was taken into custody without incident.  Brummett was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

WARRANT ARREST – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Scott Maddox, 39, of Lake
Havasu City on Thursday (4/16) for an outstanding warrant.
Approximately 9:30 pm, deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of
Cibola and Papago.  Deputies contacted the driver, identified as Maddox.
 A record check showed Maddox to have a suspended driver’s license.  A
further check revealed Maddox to have a warrant for failure to appear
issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court.  Maddox was taken into
custody without incident.  Maddox was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District III Sub-station.

DUI – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James G. Kanelos, 60, of
Golden Valley on Friday (4/17) for DUI, a misdemeanor.  Approximately
12:30 am, deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of Oatman Road
and Shinarump.  Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol on Kanelos.  During
conversations with Kanelos, he admitted to drinking.  Following field
sobriety tests (FST’s), Kanelos was taken into custody and transported
to the Mohave County Jail where an analysis revealed his blood alcohol
concentration (BAC) to be .154%.  Kanelos was booked into the jail
without incident.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 
*April 16th, 2009 * KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS
 
 
Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement and Warrant Arrest
 
On Tuesday, the 14th, of April, at approximately 11:00 P.M. Kingman Police Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 600 block of East Andy Devine Avenue.  The Officer turned on his emergency lights and the vehicle failed to stop.  The vehicle ran a stop sign in the downtown area and the Officer advised that the pursuit was terminated.  The Officer lost sight of the vehicle but then located it in the area of Third Street.  The Officer saw a male and female in the alley running away from the vehicle.  Another Officer located the female and took her into custody.  The male subject wasn’t located at this time.  The female was identified as local Kingman resident Mary Jane Gould, 24, of Kingman.  Mary Jane had a Felony Warrant for Probation Violation and 2 Misdemeanor Warrants.  Mary was booked into the Mohave County Jail.  Information was later obtained that the male suspect was possibly at a local Tavern in the downtown area.  Officers responded to the Tavern and located a David Nyhouse, 28, of Kingman.  David was later advised that he was being placed under arrest for Unlawful Flight form Law Enforcement when he resisted arrest.  Nyhouse was Tased and then taken into custody.   David Nyhouse was booked into the Mohave County Jail for Felony Resisting Arrest and Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement.
 
 
Thursday, April 16, 2009      MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Leon Hutchison, 48, of
Mohave Valley, and Jose Roberto Rodriguez, 20, of Fort Mohave, Wednesday
(4/15) morning.  Hutchison was arrested for possession of drug
paraphernalia, felony, and driving on a suspended license, misdemeanor.
Rodriguez was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines
issued by Bullhead City Justice Court on original charge of minor
consumption.  Approximately 9:12 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop
in the 5800 block of Highway 95.  Deputies contacted Hutchison, the
driver, and Rodriguez, the passenger.  A record check showed Hutchison
to have a suspended driver’s license and Rodriguez to have an
outstanding warrant.  Hutchison and Rodriguez were taken into custody
without incident.  A search of the vehicle revealed a syringe located
under the driver’s seat.  They was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District II Substation.  The vehicle was towed from the
scene.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – HORIZON SIX
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Randall Wayne Correll, 36,
of Lake Havasu City, Wednesday (4/15) evening for aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon, felony.  Monday (4/13) evening, at about 8:53
p.m., deputies responded to an assault with a knife call in the 4000
block of Blue Canyon Road.  Dispatch advised deputies that the suspect
left the scene after stabbing the victim.  Dispatch further advised the
suspect is identified as Correll and he was wearing a long sleeve light
blue shirt with black shorts.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted a
45-year-old male victim.  Deputies observed the victim had about a half
inch laceration on his neck.  Lake Havasu City Fire Department personnel
responded to the scene and treated the victim.  The victim reported
Correll, someone he recently met, was at his residence being rude and
the victim asked him to leave.  The victim further reported that Correll
jumped him and they started fighting.  The victim said that Correll
stabbed him in the neck with a knife during the fight.  Deputies
contacted a witness and the witness concurred with the victims’
statements.  The immediate area was searched for Correll without
success.  An ATL (Attempt to Locate) was issued to law enforcement.  At
about 10:30 p.m., further investigations led deputies to a residence in
the 3100 block of Arapaho in Lake Havasu City.  Upon arrival, deputies
observed Correll run through the house and out the back door.  Deputies
located Correll hiding in a wash about 50 yards from the residence.
Correll was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and
booked into the Mohave County District III Substation. 

RECOVERED VEHICLE – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Richard Thomas Gainey, 36,
of Mohave Valley, early Thursday (4/16) for theft of means of
transportation, aggravated identity theft, resisting arrest, possession
of burglary tools, two counts of possession of weapon by prohibited
person, possession of dangerous drugs and two counts of possession of
drug paraphernalia, all felonies. 
Dispatch advised deputies the description of the stolen vehicle to be a
red Chevrolet S10 pick-up truck.  While enroute, deputies located the
vehicle in the 10400 block of Plantation Road where a high-risk traffic
stop was conducted.  The driver, identified as Gainey, was ordered to
the ground as he exited the vehicle.  As deputies were taking Gainey
into custody he struggled and resisted.  A taser was eventually used to
place Gainey into custody.  A search of Gainey revealed a syringe
containing a clear liquid and a red flashlight.  A search of the vehicle
revealed an assault rifle, a handgun, an electric scale and a notebook
containing personal information of names, birth dates and social
security numbers.  Gainey was transported and booked into the Mohave
County District  II Substation without further incident.  The vehicle was
returned to the owner.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS


ARMED ROBBERY – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jimmie Joe Whitbey, 44, a
transient, Wednesday (4/15) morning for armed robbery, aggravated
assault and kidnapping, felonies.  Approximately 7:16 a.m., deputies
responded to a robbery in progress at a business located in the 2700
block of Northern Avenue.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a female
subject exit the business and began running from the store front.
Within a second or two, a male subject exited the business wearing a
white mask draped over his nose and mouth as he was holding a gun.
Deputies immediately ordered the male subject to drop his weapon and to
ly down on the ground.  The male subject, later identified as Whitbey,
complied and he was taken into custody.  A search of Whitbey revealed a
9-inch commando knife located in his front pants pocket.  The gun was
confiscated and identified to be a pellet gun.  Kingman Police
Department Officers responded and assisted with clearing the building to
ensure no other suspects were inside.  Investigations determined that
Whitbey approached the store employee at gun point as she was opening
the business and demanded money.  The store employee, a 39-year-old
female victim, was not injured.  Whitbey did not get any cash.  Whitbey
was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without further
incident.  A record check showed Whitbey to have three misdemeanor
warrants.  Whitbey was also charged with two failure to appear warrants
issued by Kingman Justice Court and a contempt of court warrant issued
by Kingman Municipal Court.  

SEARCH AND RESCUE – WIKIEUP       
Mohave County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Units responded Tuesday
(4/14) morning to rescue a male subject in a remote area that had fallen
off a horse and the horse fell on top of him.  Based on the remote
location an ambulance could not get to the subject.  SAR units located
Ronald Robach, 69, of Wikieup, in the area of Oxbow Springs near Crozier
Wash.  At about 11:00 a.m., Kingman Air Rescue Ranger, Arizona
Department of Public Safety, responded and stabilized Robach.  Robach
was transferred to Guardian Air and he was airlifted to University
Medical Center in Las Vegas where he is currently listed in fair
condition.  

 
 INJURY ACCIDENT – DOLAN SPRINGS   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
rollover injury accident that occurred on Pierce Ferry Road, at about
milepost 5, Tuesday (4/14) evening.  Approximately 9:38 p.m. deputies
responded to the scene of an accident involving a 1990 Ford Explorer
where all three occupants sustained injuries.  The driver and adult
passenger were not wearing seatbelts and were both ejected.  The child
passenger was in a car seat.  The driver is identified as Reshenda Denae
Gill, 22, of Kingman, along her son, under the age of 3, and passenger
Kenneth Russell Moore II, 25, of Dolan Springs.  All subjects were
transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center and Gill’s son was
treated and released.  Gill and Moore were later airlifted to Sunrise
Medical Center in Las Vegas.  This accident remains under investigation.
 Alcohol and speed are factors in this investigation.  The vehicle was
towed from the scene.


 
 TRESPASSING – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nicholas Ryan Rich, 22, of
Fort Mohave, early Tuesday (4/14) afternoon for criminal trespassing,
felony.  Monday (4/13) evening, deputies responded to a fight at a
residence in the 6000 block of Bison Avenue.  Upon arrival, deputies
contacted the homeowner, a 38-year-old female victim.  The victim
reported that Rich entered her residence without permission and
proceeded to the backyard and started fighting with a friend.  The
victim further reported that Rich left her residence.  Approximately
12:00 p.m., Rich came into the Mohave County District II Substation to
speak with deputies.  During conversations with Rich, he said that he
was invited into the residence and he started fighting with his
ex-friends boyfriend.  Rich was taken into custody and booked into the
jail without incident. 

WARRANT ARREST – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joseph Aaron Kroll, 24, of
Lake Havasu City, Tuesday (4/14) evening on a failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court.
Approximately 7:33 p.m., deputies contacted Kroll during a traffic stop
on Highway 95 at Lake Drive.  A record check showed Kroll to have an
outstanding warrant.  Kroll was taken into custody without incident.  He
was transported and booked into the Mohave County District III
Substation.  The driver was given a warning for a broken tail lamp.

AGGRAVATED DUI – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kari Ann Zwickey, 26, of
Fort Mohave, late Tuesday (4/14) morning for aggravated DUI, a felony.
Deputies observed a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Mountain
View Road and El Rodeo Road.  Approximately 11:15 a.m., deputies
conducted a traffic stop on El Rodeo Road near Emerald River Road and
contacted Zwickey, the driver.  Deputies observed Zwickey speaking with
slow slurred speech.  Deputies questioned Zwickey.  Zwickey advised
deputies that she had not been drinking.  During conversations with
Zwickey, she said that was on Xanax and Percocet.  A record check showed
Zwickey to have a suspended driver’s license.  Following the field
sobriety tests (FST’s), Zwickey was taken into custody and transported
to the Mohave County District II Substation where an analysis revealed
her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to be 0.0%. A sample of
Zwickey’s urine was collected for analysis.  Zwickey was booked
into the jail without incident.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

FAILURE TO COMPLY – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s Sex Offender Registration Officer arrested
Kenneth Lynn Parsons, 65, of Kingman, Tuesday (4/14) morning for failure
to comply with sex offender registration requirements, felony.
Approximately 8:55 a.m., the Sex Offender Registration Officer contacted
Parsons at Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.  Investigations determined
that Parsons was not compliant with the requirements of a registered sex
offender to maintain accurate address information as Parsons recently
moved to the Kingman area.  Parsons was taken into custody without
incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

April 14, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS


WATERWAYS ARRESTS – LAKE HAVASU
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the following people on the
Lake Havasu on Saturday (4/11) and Sunday (4/12):

● The following people were arrested for OUI – Watercraft and
OUI – Watercraft with a BAC of .08% (misdemeanors):
o Chaz Robert Vern Ward, 25, of San Diego, Ca.
o Mario Gustavo Deleon, 24, of Hawthorne, Ca.

WARRANT ARREST – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason Miaron Loftin, 28, of
Mohave Valley, early Monday (4/13) evening on a failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court.
Approximately 5:50 p.m., deputies contacted Loftin at a residence in the
600 block of Well Street regarding his outstanding warrant.  Loftin was
taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into
the Mohave County District II Substation.

SUSPENDED LICENSE – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Carl Wayne Owens Jr., 29,
of Lake Havasu City, late Friday (4/10) afternoon for driving with a
suspended license, misdemeanor.  Approximately 4:29 p.m., deputies
conducted a traffic stop on Maricopa at Arapaho and contacted Owens, the
driver.   A record check showed Owens driver’s license to be
suspended.  Owens was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District III Substation.
The vehicle was towed from the scene.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Anselmo Moreno, 23,
of Desert Hills, late Monday (4/13) evening for disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, misdemeanor.  Late Sunday (4/5) evening at about
10:55 p.m., deputies responded to the 3100 block of Lake Drive in
reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the
56-year-old female victim.  The victim reported that Moreno, her son,
had been drinking at her residence and causing a disturbance.  The
victim further said that she told Moreno to leave her residence and
shortly thereafter, she observed her vehicle to have two flat tires.
Deputies attempted to contact Moreno numerous times without success.
Approximately 11:14 p.m., deputies contacted Moreno at the residence in
the 3100 block of Lake Drive.  During conversations with Moreno, he said
that he was mad at his mother and he let the air out of her tires.
Moreno was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and
booked into the Mohave County District III Substation.

FATAL ACCIDENT – KINGMAN        
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle
rollover accident on Halmao, off of Flagmine Road, in the Hualapai
Mountains early Monday (4/13) afternoon.  At about 1:34 p.m., deputies
responded to an accident where the driver of an all terrain vehicle was
deceased at the scene.  The driver identified as Tony Voorhees, 44, of
Kingman, was traveling on Halmao on a down grade when he struck a small
shed.  The vehicle rolled and Voorhees was located underneath the ATV.
A neighbor found Voorhees in the late morning hours.
* Monday, April 13, 2009 * KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS
 Serious Injury Crash with multiple injuries
 
On Saturday, April 11, at about 10:45am, Kingman Police investigated a crash that occurred in the 3300blk. E. Andy Devine Ave.   It was reported that one vehicle had crashed into multiple cars and several pedestrians.  The crash involved a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado truck being driven by William Louis Thompson, 69 of Yucca, AZ.  The investigation found that Thompson entered onto E. Andy Devine Ave. from the Bashas parking lot when he struck a 2003 Buick Century that was eastbound in Andy Devine Ave., driven by a Golden Valley woman, who received minor head injuries.  Thompson’s vehicle then struck a 2007 Ford Mustang driven by a Kingman man, who, along with a passenger, received minor head injuries.  Thompson’s vehicle then turned and returned to the Bashas parking lot where it struck two parked cars, before crossing back over Andy Devine Ave into a motel parking lot, crashing through landscaping.  Landscaping chain broke and struck a motel employee causing minor injuries.  Thompson’s vehicle then came to a stop after colliding into motel vending machines.  The vending machines struck and pinned a motel guest, 49 of Peach Springs, who received serious injuries to include fractures and internal bleeding.  This woman was transported to KRMC and then flown to UMC in Las Vegas, NV.
 A passenger in Thompson’s vehicle, 68y female of Yucca, was also transported to KRMC with a head injury.
 Charges have not been filed at this point.  The investigation is on-going.
 
Multiple Drive By Shootings being investigated
The Kingman Police Department is investigating a series of drive-by shootings that occurred sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning.  At least 5 residents reported finding bullet holes in vehicles and garage doors in the following areas:  3400blk Jewel St, 4000blk Monte Silvano Rd, 4000blk Roma Rd and the 4100blk. Italia Ave.  Several of the bullets did penetrate into the homes.  Damage is estimated to be in the thousands of dollars.   No injuries have been reported.   There is no indication of gang affiliation.  These appear to be random acts by the same people.  A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and apprehension of those responsible. Anyone with information is urged to contact KPD or call Mohave Silent Witness at 753-1234.
 Aggravated Assault with a knife Domestic Violence
On Sunday, April 12, at 2:00am Kingman Police arrested Jamie Ray Franco, 23 of Kingman, on a Felony charge of Aggravated Assault / Domestic Violence.  Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 3000blk Hualapai Mountain Rd., where it was reported that Franco had threatened a female victim in the home with a knife and refused to let her leave.  The victim was able to flee to a neighbor’s residence and call police.  Flanco had fled on foot, but later returned and was taken into custody and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
 Warrant Arrest x 2
On Sunday, April 13, Kingman Police Officers conducted a traffic stop and contacted Michael Kathryn Murphy, 21 of Kingman.  Murphy had a felony warrant for Possession of Marijuana with the intent to sell, through the D.P.S.  James Richard Rasnake, 25 of Kingman, arrived to take custody of Murphy’s vehicle, when it was learned that he also had a felony warrant for his arrest on similar charges  Both subjects were booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia
On Saturday, at 3:00pm, Kingman Police arrested Gavin Patrick Vanderbeck, 19 of Kingman, on Felony charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 3300blk. Harrison Ave. in reference to the reported smell of Marijuana coming from an apartment.  Officers contacted Vanderbeck who admitted to possessing and smoking Marijuana.  Vanderbeck was booked into the Mohave County.
 
Monday, April 13, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS
April 13, 2009

DEATH INVESTIGATION – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives investigated the death of a
14-month-old male infant.  Sunday (4/12) evening at about 5:16 p.m.,
deputies responded to a residence in the 3800 block of Devlin Avenue in
reference to a non-responsive infant.  Upon arrival, deputies learned
the infant was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center by River
Medical Ambulance.  The infant was later pronounced dead.  The infant is
identified as Alex Haslett.  The Mohave County Medical Examiner has
determined the infant died of accidental strangulation.


DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kenneth Sherman Peck, 18,
of Golden Valley, late Friday (4/10) morning for possession of marijuana
in a drug free school zone, possession of marijuana, possession of drug
paraphernalia and minor in possession of alcohol, felonies.  At about
10:30 a.m., deputies responded to a school in the 400 block of Colorado
Road to conduct K9 drug sniffs.  As the K9 Handlers were about to deploy
their K9’s in the first classroom, a student later identified as Peck
grabbed his back pack and fled from the school.  Peck ran through the
desert and was apprehended after a short chase.  During conversations
with Peck, he said he ran because he has marijuana.  A search of
Peck’s back pack revealed a pipe with burnt and green marijuana in
the bowl and a small bottle full of alcohol.  Peck was transported and
booked into the Mohave County Jail.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Starlean May Mendoza, 42,
of Kingman, Friday (4/10) afternoon for aggravated assault per domestic
violence, felony.  Tuesday (4/7) evening, deputies responded to an
assault call at a residence in the 3100 block of Packard Avenue.  Upon
arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The reporting party
said that Mendoza, her husband’s sister, assaulted their 14-year-old
daughter.   The reporting party further said that Mendoza left the scene
walking after law enforcement was called.  Investigations determined
that Mendoza was arguing while she stood outside of the yard, along a
fence.  The argument escalated when Mendoza reached over the fence and
grabbed the 14-year-old victim by her hair and hit her in the face.
Deputies contacted the victim and observed a scratch mark on her face
and neck.  Deputies attempted to make contact with Mendoza without
success.  Upon further investigations, at about 3:10 p.m., deputies
responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Butler Avenue.  Deputies
contacted Mendoza and took her into custody without incident.  Deputies
also made contact with Frank Delariva, 35, of Kingman, at the residence.
 A record check showed Delariva to have a failure to appear misdemeanor
warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Delariva was taken into
custody without incident.  Mendoza and Delariva were transported and
booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

AGGRAVATED DUI – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Manuel Richard Limon, 46,
of Needles, Calif., Friday (4/10) evening for aggravated DUI, felony.
Approximately 9:52 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 95
at Courtwright and contacted Limon, the driver.  Deputies smelled an
odor of alcohol on Limon.  During conversations with Limon, he admitted
to drinking earlier.  A record check revealed Limon to have a suspended
driver’s license.  Limon was taken into custody and transported to the
Mohave County District II Substation where an analysis revealed his
blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .183%.  He was booked into the
jail without incident.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

THEFT OF MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested William John Easley, 40, of
Kingman, late Saturday (4/11) morning for theft of means of
transportation, felony.  Approximately 8:30 a.m., deputies responded to
a vehicle theft report at a residence in the 3100 block of Devlin Avenue
and contacted a 63-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that he
allowed Easley, his son, to borrow his vehicle approximately two weeks
ago.  The victim further reported that he has left numerous phone and
text messages for Easley to return his vehicle.  The victim said that he
does not know Easley’s whereabouts.  The 1998 Dodge Dakota was entered
into National Crime Information Center (NCIC).  At about 11:44 a.m.,
deputies observed a possible stolen vehicle which matched the
description of a stolen vehicle that had been entered into NCIC earlier
that morning.  Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Castle Rock Road at
Swan and contacted Easley, the driver.  A computer check showed the
vehicle to have been reported stolen.  During conversations with Easley,
he said that his dad had given him the truck.  Further conversations
with Easley, he said that his dad tried numerous times to contact him,
but he did not answer the phone.  Easley was taken into custody without
incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

TAKING PROHIBITED ITEMS INTO THE JAIL – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leslie Vern Maller, 42, of
Bullhead City, Friday (4/10) evening for taking prohibited items into
the jail, felony.  Approximately 6:00 p.m., deputies contacted Detention
Officer at the Mohave County Jail regarding inmate Maller in possession
of pills. The Detention Officer reported that Maller came in for his
court commit and he was in possession of 14 pills in his inner waist
band of his pants.  Deputies contacted Maller.  During conversations
with Maller, he said the pills are his medication.  Maller was booked
into the jail without further incident.
Friday, April 10, 2009    MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE – MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Charles Edward Rivera, 23,
of Needles, Calif., Thursday (4/9) afternoon on a fugitive from justice
felony warrant issued out of Cedar City in Utah on original charge of
failure to register as a sex offender.  Iron County Sheriff’s Deputy
from Utah and U.S. Marshall located Rivera at a business in the 2000
block of Courtwright Road where he was taken into custody.  Rivera was
transported to the Mohave County District II Substation where he was
booked into the jail without incident.

WARRANT ARREST – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Scott Michael Balasa, 47,
of Lake Havasu City, early Thursday (4/9) evening on a failure to pay
fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court on
4-7-09 with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 7:55 p.m., deputies contacted
Balasa during a traffic stop on Southwind at Acoma.  A record check
showed Balasa to have an outstanding warrant.  Balasa was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County District III Substation. 

WARRANT ARRESTS – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Patrick Sean Hederman, 34,
of Wikieup, and Sarah Mae Welch, 25, of Kingman, Thursday (4/9) evening.
 Hederman was arrested on a failure to appear felony warrant issued by
Mohave County Superior Court.  Welch was arrested on a contempt of court
misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Municipal Court.  Approximately
10:49 p.m., deputies contacted Hederman and Welch during a traffic stop
on Northern Avenue at Adams Street.   A record check showed Hederman and
Welch to have an outstanding warrant.  Hederman and Welch were taken
into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into
the Mohave County Jail. 

WARRANTS ARREST – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Valerie Rose Cavender, 54,
of Kingman, early Friday (4/10) morning on a marijuana violation felony
warrant and a failure to appear misdemeanor warrant both issued by
Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 3:12 a.m., deputies contacted
Cavender at a residence in the 3500 block of Northfield Avenue regarding
her outstanding warrants.  Cavender was taken into custody without
incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Thursday, April 9, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

INJURY ACCIDENT – GOLDEN VALLEY   
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a minor injury accident
that occurred at the intersection of Yucca Drive and Tampico Road
Wednesday (4/8) morning.  Approximately 7:57 a.m. deputies responded to
the scene of an accident where a driver of a Toyota passenger car tried
passing a tractor trailer in a no passing zone.  Investigations
determined the tractor trailer was traveling west on Yucca Drive and
signaled to turn left onto Tampico Road.  Apparently, the driver of the
Toyota did not see the blinker and attempted to pass. The tractor
trailer was turning when the collision occurred.  The tractor and
trailer was loaded with 22 tons of sand.  The right front corner of the
Toyota was destroyed.  The tractor had damage to a fender.  The driver
of the Toyota identified as George Phillips of Kingman was transported
by River Medical Ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center with
possible muscle strains to his neck and lower back.  Both drivers’
were wearing seat belts.   Phillips was cited for passing within 100
feet of an intersection.  The Toyota vehicle was towed from the scene.

WARRANT ARREST – BULLHEAD CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael David Sanger, 29,
of Bullhead City, early Wednesday (4/8) afternoon on a contempt of court
misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court on 3-12-09
with $500 bond.  Approximately 12:23 p.m., deputies contacted Sanger at
a residence in the 1400 block of Monte Vista regarding his outstanding
warrant.  Sanger was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District II Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST – DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Teresa Elane Mogensen, 43,
of Lake Havasu City, late Wednesday (4/8) evening on a misdemeanor
warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Justice
Court.  Approximately 11:24 p.m., Mogensen was contacted during a
traffic stop in the area of London Bridge Road and Lake Havasu Road.  A
record check showed Mogensen to have an outstanding warrant.  Mogensen
was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked
into the Mohave County District III Substation. 

LICENSE SUSPENDED/ALCOHOL OFFENSE – LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Russell Borras III,
20, of Orange, Calif., early Monday (4/6) morning for driving with
license suspended due to DUI and minor in possession of liquor,
misdemeanors.  Approximately 2:17 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic
stop in the area of Paseo Del Sol and South Palo Verde.  Deputies
contacted Borras, the driver.  Deputies observed an open case of beer in
the bed of the truck.  A record check showed Borras to have a suspended
driver’s license.  Borras was taken into custody without incident.  He
was transported and booked into the Mohave County District III
Substation.  Deputies also cited and released two female passengers for
underage consumption of liquor.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Diana Lynn Hill, 48, of
Mohave Valley, early Tuesday (4/7) evening for aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon, felony.  Approximately 6:36 p.m., deputies conducted a
traffic stop in the 9000 block of Mountain View Road on a vehicle which
failed to stop at a stop sign at Mountain View and Laguna.  Deputies
contacted the driver identified as Ann Francine Wheeler, 47, of Mohave
Valley.  During conversations with Wheeler, she said that she might have
run the stop sign because she was in a hurry.  A record check showed
Wheeler’s driver’s license to be suspended.  Wheeler was released at
the scene after she was cited for driving on a suspended license.
Wheeler was also given a written warning for failing to stop at the stop
sign.  Deputies left the scene after the vehicle was inventoried and a
tow company present to tow the vehicle.
At about 7:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched back to the 9000 block of
Mountain View Road.  Dispatch advised that a female subject was
preventing the tow company from removing the vehicle.  Upon arrival,
deputies contacted the female subject identified as Hill as she stood in
front of the vehicle to be towed.  During conversations with Hill, she
said the deputy had no right in towing her friend’s vehicle.  Deputies
advised Hill that the vehicle had to be towed due to the driver,
Wheeler, having a suspended driver’s license.  Deputies asked Hill
several times to move which would allow the tow company to remove the
vehicle, but Hill refused.  Deputies advised Hill that she would be
arrested if she did not move.  Again, Hill refused as she maintained her
position by blocking the tow truck.  Deputies instructed Hill to turn
around as she was under arrest.  As Hill turned around, she started to
resist by pulling away and she grabbed her purse which she placed on the
ground.  Deputies ordered Hill to stop and she refused by swinging her
purse around and hitting the deputy in the face.  Deputies were able to
take Hill into custody and placed her into the patrol unit.  Deputies
located a large glass perfume bottle inside Hill’s purse.  Mohave Fire
Department personnel responded and advised the deputy to respond to the
hospital for a possible broken nose.  The deputy responded to Valley
View Medical Center where medical staff determined the deputy to have a
fractured nose.  Hill was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District II Substation without further incident.  The purse and its
contents were weighted at approximately 3 pounds and 4 ounces. 


MAGNET EXECUTES SEARCH WARRANT – KINGMAN
Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) detectives
served a search warrant in the 4000 block of Bond Street on Monday (4/6)
afternoon. 

The search revealed numerous plastic bags of methamphetamine which were
packaged for sale, a variety of drug paraphernalia, a quantity of money,
over 20 weapons, 2 explosive devises (pipe bombs) and 3 stolen trailers
(2 u-haul dollies and a tow trailer).

Kingman Police Department Bomb Squad responded and rendered the pipe
bombs safe and disposed of them.

A female toddler (19 months old) was within reach of drug items and
weapons.  The child was later released to a relative.
Children Protective Services is conducting an investigation.

Troy Ellis Gayer, 41, of Kingman, was arrested for child abuse,
possession of stolen property, possession of weapon by a prohibited
person, prohibited weapon explosives, possession of dangerous drugs for
sale, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug
paraphernalia, all felonies. 

Ashley Renee Tresten, 24, of Kingman, was arrested for child abuse,
possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Gayer and Tresten were booked into the Mohave County Jail.


EXTREME DUI – GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Timothy Scott Platt, 46, of
Golden Valley, early Saturday (4/4) morning for DUI, DUI with a blood
alcohol concentration over .08%, extreme DUI with a blood alcohol
concentration over .15%, misdemeanors.  At about 12:48 a.m., deputies
observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Bibo Road.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Burro Drive at
Bagdad Road and contacted Platt, the driver.  During conversations with
Platt, he admitted to have been drinking.  Following the field sobriety
tests (FST’s), Platt was taken into custody and transported to the
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office where an analysis revealed his blood
alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .159%.  He was transported and booked
into the Mohave County Jail without incident.  The vehicle was towed
from the scene.

RECOVERED VEHICLE – DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Raymond Michael McCreary,
27, of Las Vegas, Nevada, Tuesday (4/7) morning for possession of stolen
property, felony.  Approximately 8:42 a.m., deputies responded to the
16600 block of Kitmit Drive in regards to a follow-up in reference to a
trespassing call which occurred the prior day at this residence.
Deputies attempted to make contact with residents, but no one answered
the door.  Deputies observed a white Toyota vehicle parked at the
residence.  A computer check showed the vehicle to have been reported
stolen out of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.  Deputies
attempted again and made contact with McCreary at the residence.  During
conversations with McCreary, he said that he received the vehicle from a
friend which he said that he could use it for a while.  Further
conversations with McCreary, he said that he didn’t know the vehicle
was stolen.  McCreary was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was
towed from the scene.

WARRANTS ARREST – KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bradley Eugene Brazeal, 47,
of Kingman, Tuesday (4/7) afternoon on a felony drug paraphernalia
violation warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court, a misdemeanor DUI
warrant issued by Parker Justice Court and a misdemeanor warrant for no
dog license issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 3:46 p.m.,
deputies contacted Brazeal at a residence in the 6100 block of Highway
66 regarding his outstanding warrants.  A record check confirmed
Brazeal’s active warrants.  Brazeal was taken into custody without
incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

* Tuesday, April 07, 2009 *     KINGMAN POLICE DEPT

Criminal Damage Arrest

On Friday, March 27, at about 10:30am, Kingman Police arrested Darrell Bryant Ketchner, 51 of Kingman, on a felony charge of Criminal Damage.   Ketchner was contacted in the 400blk. Spring St when he was stopped and taken into custody.  The charge stemmed from an incident the previous night at a residence in the 1800blk Pacific Ave, wherein it was reported that Ketchner had broken windows on a car parked at the home, during a dispute.  Ketchner was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 Aggravated Assault

On Monday, April 6, at about 8:00pm, Kingman Police arrested Alexander G. Schneider Jr., 46, of Kingman, and Alexander G. Schneider III, 23 of Kingman, on multiple felony counts of Aggravated Assault.   Officers had responded to a disturbance at a home in the 2900blk Arthur St..   It was reported that both Schneider¡¯s had arrived at the residence to confront the victim about a debt.  During the altercation the victim attempted to defend himself with a bat.  The Schneider¡¯s are alleged to have grabbed the bat and attacked the victim.  The victim received several broken bones.  The Schneider¡¯s were taken into custody and ultimately booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 Marijuana Possession

On Sunday, April 5, at about 1:40am, Kingman Police arrested Jason Scott Turner, 22 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Turner and several other male subjects were contacted at a park in the 600blk Van Buren St.  The officer could smelled the odor of burning Marijuana.  Turner was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia.  Turner was booked into the Mohave County Jail.   The other subjects were released.Tuesday, April 7, 2009    

 

MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

WARRANT ARREST ¨C LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Jessica Jasmine Hanson, 27,
of Lake Havasu City, Monday (4/6) afternoon on a failure to pay fines
misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court on
1-30-09 with a $13,000 bond.  Approximately 3:27 p.m., deputies
contacted Hanson at Oro Grande and Highway 95 regarding her outstanding
warrant.  Hanson was taken into custody without incident.  She was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District III Substation.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Miguel Angel Gembe, 31, of
Kingman, Monday (4/6) afternoon for possession of drug paraphernalia,
felony.  Approximately 3:33 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at
a residence in the 3600 block of Diagonal Way.  Deputies were advised
that a subject with a knife was at the residence.  Upon arrival,
deputies detained Gembe.  A search of Gembe revealed a pipe with burnt
residue. Gembe was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail
without incident.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ¨C BEAVER DAM (ARIZONA STRIP)
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Lonnie Kim Packer, 46, of
Littlefield, early Sunday (4/5) evening for disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  At about 6:20 p.m., deputies received
a call from Ivan Packer reporting that Lonnie Packer, his brother, just
assaulted him and his wife, Laura Packer, at a residence in the 200
block of Stoddard Lane.  Ivan Packer further said that Lonnie left the
residence.  Deputies contacted Lonnie Packer at a residence in the 100
block of Littlefield Lane.  During conversations with Lonnie, he said
that his brother and sister-in-law were upset with him regarding tools.
Further conversations with Lonnie, he said they provoked him to fight.
Deputies contacted Ivan and Laura Parker at a residence in the 200 block
of Stoddard Lane.  During conversations with Ivan, he said that they
were arguing about tools and Lonnie lunged at his wife, Laura, knocking
her glasses off her face.  Further conversation with Ivan, he said that
he was defending his wife when he put his brother in a headlock.  During
conversations with Laura, she said that she probably provoked Lonnie
verbally.  Ivan Boyce Packer, 45, and Laura Packer, 24, both of Beaver
Dam, were both cited and released for disorderly conduct per domestic
violence.  Deputies responded back to the 100 block of Littlefield Lane
and took Lonnie Packer into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.

WARRANT ARREST ¨C DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Billy Joe Lowman, 33, of
Dolan Springs, Saturday (4/4) afternoon on a fugitive from justice
felony warrant issued out of Las Vegas Police Department and a
Governor¡¯s felony warrant issued out of Nevada. Approximately 3:41
p.m., deputies contacted Lowman at a business located on Highway 93 at
milepost 40 regarding his outstanding warrants.  Lowman was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail.

WATERWAYS ARRESTS ¨C LAKE HAVASU
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested the following people on the
Lake Havasu on Saturday (4/4) and Sunday (4/5):

 The following minor was arrested for minor in possession of
liquor, minor using watercraft after consumption of liquor, Operating
Under the Influence (OUI) ¨C Watercraft and OUI ¨C Watercraft with a
BAC of .08% (all misdemeanors):
¡ñ  Taylor Allison Parurar, 20, of Banning, Ca.

The following person was arrested for OUI ¨C Watercraft and OUI
¨C Watercraft with a BAC of .08% (misdemeanors):
¡ñ  Harmik Yarijanian, 27, of Simi Valley, Ca.

 

Monday, April 6, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ¨C KINGMAN  
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Walter James Skillman, 52,
of Kingman, early Saturday (4/4) evening for aggravated assault per
domestic violence, felony.  At about 7:12 p.m., deputies responded to a
disturbance call in the 4200 block of N Glen Road and contacted the
56-year-old female victim.  The victim reported that she and Skillman,
her boyfriend, were involved in a verbal altercation.  The victim said
that she went inside the residence and locked Skillman outside of the
residence to avoid further confrontation.  The victim further reported
that Skillman broke the front window, climbed through the window and
threatened her with a knife he grabbed from the kitchen.  The victim
said that Skillman placed the tip of the blade from the knife under her
chin and threatened her.  The victim also said that Skillman struck the
couch with the knife.  Deputies observed approximately an inch cut in
length on the couch.  Deputies contacted Skillman and took him into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail.  The knife was confiscated. 

3X¡¯S DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ¨C MOHAVE VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Sarah Michelle Morse, 20,
of Golden Shores, Saturday (4/4) evening on three counts of possession
of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 9:03 p.m., deputies
conducted a traffic stop on Courtwright Road at Mountain View.  While
deputies were contacting the occupants inside the vehicle, a Fort Mohave
Tribal K9 Officer arrived. 
The K9 Officer conducted a search around the vehicle and the K9 alerted
his handler to drugs in the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle revealed
Morse¡¯s purse to contain rolling papers, screens and marijuana
residue.  During conversations with Morse, she said that she did not
know anything about the items in her purse.  Morse was taken into
custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District II Substation.  The driver was issued a repair
order for the license plate light.     

WARRANTS ARREST ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Eve Marie Cragen, 48, of
Kingman, Saturday (4/4) evening on a felony warrant for theft and a
misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear both issued by Kingman Justice
Court.  Approximately 10:20 p.m., deputies contacted Cragen at a
residence in the 2900 block of Carver Avenue in an unrelated case.  A
record check showed Cragen to have outstanding warrants.  Cragen was
taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked
into the Mohave County Jail.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT/FAILURE TO REGISTER ¨C FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Russell Larry Meyers, 57,
of Bullhead City, Sunday (4/5) evening for aggravated assault on a
Detention Officer, failure to register as a sex offender, felonies,
along with assault per domestic violence and disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, misdemeanors.  At about 7:55 p.m., deputies were
dispatched to Highway 95 at Chaparral Road in reference to a
disturbance.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The
reporting party said that he and his girlfriend were walking when they
came across a parked vehicle with two male subjects inside.  The
reporting party further said that the male subjects got out of the truck
and started fighting one another.  The reporting party advised that he
tried to stop the fight, but the larger male subject threatened him.
The reporting party further advised that he believed the male subjects
may be intoxicated so he reached in the vehicle and took the keys from
the ignition.  The reporting party said that the male subjects got back
into the vehicle and drove off, traveling west on Chaparral, in a blue
Chevrolet truck with a white camper shell.  A short time later, deputies
located the vehicle in the area of Ruby Street and Northwest Pass where
a traffic stop was conducted.  Deputies contacted the driver identified
as James William Richardson, 56, of Bullhead City and the passenger
identified as Meyers.  Richardson was arrested for DUI, DUI with a blood
alcohol concentration over .08%, extreme DUI with a blood alcohol
concentration over .15% and extreme DUI with a blood alcohol
concentration over .20%, misdemeanors.  Richardson was taken into
custody without incident.  A record check showed Meyers to have a non
extraditable felony warrant out of Washington State for failure to
appear on a conviction of public indecency and showed Meyers to be a
registered sex offender.  Deputies learned that Meyers has been living
in Arizona since January, 2009.  Meyers was taken into custody without
incident.  Meyers and Richardson were transported and booked into the
Mohave County District II Substation.  Deputies further restrained
Meyers during the booking process as he became combative toward a
Detention Officer.


DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ¨C FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Francel Mangle Jones III,
45, of Fort Mohave, Friday (4/3) afternoon for possession of marijuana
and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 3:00
p.m., while deputies were serving an order of protection on Jones at a
residence in the 1500 block of E Courtney Place they observed a white
metal marijuana pipe lying on the living room table.  During
conversations with Jones, he said to arrest him for the marijuana.
Deputies took possession of the pipe and observed the bowl packed full
of marijuana.  Jones was taken into custody without incident.  He was
transported and booked into the Mohave County District II Substation. 

EXTREME DUI ¨C DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Fred Eugene Schindler, 53,
of Kingman, early Friday (4/3) evening for DUI, DUI with a blood alcohol
concentration over .08% and extreme DUI with a blood alcohol
concentration over .20%, misdemeanors.  As deputies were monitoring
traffic they observed a male subject exit a mini market and he appeared
to be staggering and limping toward his vehicle.  Deputies further
observed the male subject almost cause a collision as he entered the
roadway directly in front of on-coming traffic.  At about 5:12 p.m.,
deputies conducted a traffic stop on Pero near Erwin and contacted
Schindler, the driver.  Deputies smelled a strong odor of alcohol on
Schindler.  Following the field sobriety tests (FST¡¯s), Schindler was
taken into custody and transported to the Mohave County District III
Substation where an analysis revealed his blood alcohol concentration
(BAC) to be .263%.  He was booked into the jail without incident.  The
vehicle was towed from the scene.

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ¨C DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Emanuel Elian Alonso, 23,
of Covina, Calif., Saturday (4/4) morning for possession of marijuana
and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 7:45
a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Chenoweth and Highway 95.
Deputies observed an open can of beer sitting between two passengers.
Deputies questioned the passengers and Alonso advised the beer was his.
Deputies had Alonso exit the vehicle.  During conversations with Alonso,
he said that he has a small amount of marijuana and a pipe inside his
backpack.  Deputies retrieved the marijuana and pipe.  Alonso was taken
into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the
Mohave County District III Substation.


DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/TRESPASSING ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Carolyn Bess Major, 38, of
Meadview, Saturday (4/4) evening for possession of drug paraphernalia,
felony, and trespassing, misdemeanor.  Approximately 6:40 p.m., deputies
responded to a trespasser in the area of the 2300 block of John L
Avenue.  Deputies were advised of a description of a female subject
wearing a long black sleeved shirt and wearing blue jeans.  As deputies
approached the area, they observed a female walking in a wash that
matched the description.  Deputies contacted the subject identified as
Major.  During conversations with Major, she said that she was cutting
into yards on her way to her mother¡¯s house.  Further conversations
with Major, she admitted to having to jump fences to gain access into
the yards.  Deputies questioned Major about having anything illegal in
her possession.  While Major was emptying her pockets, deputies observed
a glass pipe.  Major was taken into custody without incident.  A search
of Major revealed a metal pipe with residue.  Deputies responded to the
reporting party¡¯s residence.  The reporting party said an unknown
female entered his yard.  Major was transported and booked into the
Mohave County Jail.

 

 Friday, April 03, 2009     KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS

One Killed in Fatal Traffic Crash

On Thursday, April 2, at about 5:30pm, Kingman Police investigated a fatal two vehicle traffic crash in the 2100blk Airway Ave, wherein Robert W. Hinkle, 58 of Kingman, was killed.  Hinkle was the driver of a 1985 Ford F-250 truck that became disabled in the eastbound right lane.  Hinkle was out of his vehicle, looking under the hood, when a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by Ernest R. Schoop, 72 of Valentine, collided into the rear of Hinkle¡¯s disabled vehicle.  The collision caused Hinkle to be struck and killed.  Hinkle was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe trauma.  A 17 year old girl in Hinkle¡¯s vehicle was not injured.  Schoop was not injured.  Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor.  The cause of the crash is still being investigated and charges have not been filed at this time.

 Possession of Marijuana and Warrant Arrest

On Tuesday, March 31st, at around 8:30 p.m., Kingman Police Officers arrested Kingman resident John Jarvis, 30, on a felony charge of Possession of Marijuana and a misdemeanor charge of Domestic Violence/Disorderly Conduct.  Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Beverly Avenue in reference to a Domestic Disturbance.  Officers contacted Jarvis as he was walking away from the area.  When contacted Jarvis reached into his pocket and threw a baggie of suspected Marijuana to the ground.  Jarvis was taken into custody without incident. Jarvis also had 5 misdemeanor warrants for his arrest on assorted charges.  Jarvis was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday, April 2, 2009, at around 12:30 a.m., Kingman Police Officers arrested Kingman resident Frankie Tapia, 50, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Tapia was riding his bicycle against traffic with no lighting equipment in the 1900 block of Golden Gate Avenue.  During this contact Tapia was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Tapia was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 

Friday, April 3, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

FELONY ARREST ¨C LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Fred Richard Farshler, 68,
of Lake Havasu City, Thursday (4/2) morning for altering vehicle
identification number, felony.  Recently, deputies observed a Japanese
mini-truck bearing an Arizona License plate.  Japanese mini-trucks are
not legal to be registered in Arizona.  A computer check showed the
license plate belonged to a 1988 Suzuki Samari.  Friday (3/27) deputies
contacted the owner of the vehicle identified as Farshler in the 300
block of South Lake Havasu Avenue.  Deputies determined the VIN plates
on the vehicle were not for the vehicle.   During conversations with
Farshler, he said that he purchased the vehicle from someone in town.
Deputies advised Farshler that his vehicle was being seized.  Farshler
was advised to file a civil case against the person he purchased the
vehicle, assuming the vehicle already had the VIN plate.  The vehicle
was towed from the scene.  Upon further investigations, deputies
determined Farshler purchased the vehicle without an attached VIN plate.
 Approximately 9:55 a.m., deputies contacted Farshler in the 300 block
of South Lake Havasu Avenue and took him into custody without incident.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County District III
Substation. 

WARRANTS ARREST ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Robert Peter Jacobsen Jr.,
52, of Kingman, Thursday (4/2) afternoon on theft of means of
transportation felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court,
probation violation misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Municipal
Court and two failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrants issued by
Kingman Justice Court and Bullhead City Municipal Court.  Approximately
2:40 p.m., deputies contacted Jacobsen at a residence in the 2700 block
of Wallapai Lane regarding his outstanding warrants.  Jacobsen was taken
into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the
Mohave County Jail. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ¨C DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Michael Jay Miller, 45, of
Lake Havasu City, Thursday (4/2) afternoon for disorderly conduct per
domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  Approximately 3:15 p.m., deputies
responded to a domestic violence call in the 3000 block of London Bridge
Road.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted Miller.  Deputies questioned
Miller and he said no physical abuse between him and his wife.  Deputies
smelled alcohol on Miller¡¯s breath and Miller said that he had been
drinking.  Deputies contacted Miller¡¯s wife, a 43-year-old victim.
The victim reported that Miller choked her and threw her on the bed.
Further conversations with Miller, he said that he pushed his wife down
but he did not choke her.  Miller was taken into custody.  Miller tried
to break away and deputies further restrained him.  He was transported
and booked into the Mohave County District III Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Don Kevin Jines 43, of
Kingman, early Friday (4/3) morning on a failure to appear felony
warrant issued by Maricopa County Superior Court on 1-6-00.
Approximately 2:03 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Northern
Avenue at N Bank Street and contacted Jines, the driver.  A record check
showed Jines to have an outstanding warrant.  Jines was taken into
custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave
County Jail. 

Thursday, April 2, 2009     MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT NEWS

MOHAVE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE FOCUSES ON GOLDEN VALLEY
In the past week, Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s Office has served numerous
search warrants and made a number of arrests in the Golden Valley area.

An arrest last week, led detectives to obtain a search warrant
regarding a recent burglary in the area.  A search warrant was executed
on Thursday (3/26) at a residence in the 7800 block of Abrigo Drive.
Deputies obtained information regarding stolen property at the Abrigo
residence from a burglary that was committed on Tuesday (3/17) at a
residence in the 7500 block of Redwall Drive.  The search revealed
reported stolen items of a handgun holster, a metal detector, a red bag
and jewelry.  Michael Anthony Moreno II, 16, was arrested for felony
theft.  Moreno was transported and booked into the Mohave County
Juvenile Detention Center.  A juvenile referral has been submitted to
the Mohave County Juvenile Probation on Cheyenne Chance Zamarripa, 16,
of Golden Valley, for felony burglary charges.  This case remains under
investigation as more subjects may be charged. 

On Thursday (3/26) three search warrants were obtained after a local
Kingman veterinarian, Darla Wright, DVM of Wright Veterinary Services,
notified the Sheriff¡¯s Office of forged documents with her business
letter head and her forged signature were being used by K & S Puppy
Ranch business.  The search warrants were executed on Thursday (3/26)
when Shirley Williams, 74, and Karen Grogan, 57, were charged with
animal cruelty, no dog license (times the number of dogs) and county
ordinance - more than 4 dogs (operating a kennel without a license), all
misdemeanors.  The fraudulent schemes investigation continues with
possible charges.

On Monday (3/30) another search warrant was obtained after a sex
offense against a child was reported.  The incident was reported on
Sunday (3/29) which resulted in detectives arresting Michael B Berry,
35, for molestation of a child, felony, on Monday (3/30).   The
reporting party said that Berry, a neighbor, inappropriately touched her
10-year-old son early Sunday (3/29) morning as her son was sleeping over
at Berry¡¯s residence.  Two computers were seized during the search at
Berry¡¯s residence in the 4000 block of Cibola Road.  This
investigation is still on-going.


SUSPENDED LICENSE ¨C FORT MOHAVE
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Clifton Daniel Walsh II,
27, of Fort Mohave, Wednesday (4/1) afternoon for driving with suspended
license, misdemeanor.  Approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies conducted a
traffic stop at Calle Amigo and Camp Mohave.  Deputies contacted Walsh,
the driver, and a record check showed Walsh to have a suspended
driver¡¯s license.  Walsh was taken into custody without incident.
He was transported and booked into the Mohave County District II
Substation.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

SUSPENDED LICENSE/WARRANT ARREST ¨C GOLDEN VALLEY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Jonathan Edward Belz, 23,
of Golden Valley, early Thursday (4/2) morning on a misdemeanor warrant
issued by Kingman Justice Court for failure to appear.  Approximately
12:23 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle pass them at a high rate of
speed in the 5000 block of Estrella Road.  The vehicle was traveling
approximately 50 miles per hour in a posted 35 mph zone.  Deputies
attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle continued traveling
north on Estrella Road at a high rate of speed.  Eventually, the vehicle
stopped at the corner of Mancos Drive and Estrella Road.  Deputies
contacted Belz, the driver.  During conversations with Belz, he said
that he was having a fight with his girlfriend and he travels that fast
all the time down this road.  A record check showed Belz to have an
outstanding warrant and a suspended driver¡¯s license.  Belz was taken
into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the
Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.  Belz was
also cited for driving on a suspended license and speed greater than
reasonable and prudent.

WARRANT ARREST ¨C LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Wayne Phillip Goodhue, 55,
of Lake Havasu City, late Tuesday (3/31) afternoon on a misdemeanor
warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Justice
Court on 3-26-09 with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 4:30 p.m., deputies
contacted Goodhue on Daniel at Anita regarding his outstanding warrant.
Goodhue was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and
booked into the Mohave County District III Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST ¨C HORIZON SIX
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Stacy Lynn McFarlin, 26, of
Horizon Six, early Tuesday (3/31) evening on a misdemeanor warrant for
failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court on 3-10-09
with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 5:42 p.m., McFarlin was contacted
during a traffic stop on Lakeside Drive at Lakeview Road.  A record
check showed McFarlin to have an outstanding warrant.  McFarlin was
taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked
into the Mohave County District III Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST ¨C HORIZON SIX
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Steven Clifford Pipes, 22,
of Lake Havasu City, Tuesday (3/31) evening on a misdemeanor warrant for
failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court on 3-24-09
with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 8:31 p.m., deputies contacted Pipes at
a residence in the 4000 block of Blue Canyon Road regarding his
outstanding warrant.  Pipes was taken into custody without incident.  He
was transported and booked into the Mohave County District III
Substation. 

WARRANT ARREST ¨C LAKE HAVASU CITY
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Brittany Ann Craven, 19, of
Lake Havasu City, Tuesday (3/31) evening on a misdemeanor warrant for
failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court on
3-26-09 with $4,000 bond.  Approximately 9:55 p.m., Craven was contacted
during a traffic stop on Lake Havasu Avenue at North Palo Verde.  A
record check showed Craven to have an outstanding warrant.  Craven was
taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked
into the Mohave Co
unty District III Substation.  The driver was given a
warning for failing to make a complete stop at an intersection. 

WARRANT ARREST ¨C DESERT HILLS
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Daniel Leon Facklam, 48, of
Lake Havasu City, early Sunday (3/29) morning on a misdemeanor warrant
for failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court on
2-27-09 with a $1,000 bond.  Deputies observed a vehicle parked
suspiciously on the street in front of a residence in the 3500 block of
Tourmaline.  Approximately 2:17 a.m., deputies contacted the person
sitting in the vehicle identified as Facklam.  A record check showed
Facklam to have an outstanding warrant.  Facklam was taken into custody
without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County
District III Substation
.

* Wednesday, April 01, 2009 *    KINGMAN POLICE DEPT NEWS

Murder/Suicide

Kingman Police Detectives are investigating an apparent Murder/Suicide.  2:00pm in Tuesday Kingman Police received a 911 call from a residence in the 2400blk Chambers Ave.  A male subject said that he had just shot his wife and disconnected.   Officers arrived within minutes and set up a perimeter.  An evacuation of the area was conducted.  The male subject, believed to be heavily armed, did not respond to communication efforts by police.   Bullhead City SWAT was requested and arrived at about 4:00pm.  A remote controlled robot was used to establish contact and view inside the home. At about 7:30pm BHC SWAT made entry into the home and found two adult subjects deceased with gunshot wounds.  The descendants were identified to be husband and wife and have been identified as John Timothy Hett, 49 of Kingman, and Valery Kim Hett, 45 of Kingman.  Preliminarily it appears that John Hett shot and killed Valery Hett during an argument and then turned the gun on himself.  The investigation is on-going.

April 1, 2009


DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/ALCOHOL OFFENSE ¨C KINGMAN
Mohave County Sheriff¡¯s deputies arrested Justin Anthony Gallo, 19,
of Kingman, Monday (3/31) evening for possession of drug paraphernalia,
felony, and minor in possession of alcohol, misdemeanor.  Approximately
8:27 p.m., deputies contacted Gallo as he sat in the passenger seat of a
parked vehicle located in the 3000 block of Jagerson Avenue.  While
speaking with Gallo, deputies smelled an odor of an alcoholic beverage.
Gallo advised deputies that he is drinking rum with his soda.  Deputies
questioned Gallo about having anything illegal in the vehicle and Gallo
said that his pot pipe is under the seat.  Gallo was taken into custody
without incident.  Deputies located a ceramic pipe with burnt residue
under the seat.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County
Jail.