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 MOHAVE COUNTY 

Monday, August 3, 2015

RECOVERED STOLEN PROPERTY INCLUDING VEHICLES – MOHAVE VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded Saturday (8/1) morning to a possible illegal dumping incident.  At about 6:10 a.m., deputies responded to the area of the 600 block of Gordon Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted a reporting party.  The RP said that he observed an older model Chevy white truck with a black ladder rack pulling a boat piled with trash traveling along the west side of the farm field, north of Gordon Drive.  Deputies patrolled the immediate neighborhood and located a vehicle matching the description without a boat trailer at a residence in the 7800 block of S Oriole Drive.  Deputies contacted a female subject.  While deputies were speaking with the female subject, a Fort Mohave Tribal Police Officer arrived and advised that a male subject set a boat on fire in the nearby fields.  During the investigation recovered stolen property at the residence lead to executing a search warrant.  The following items were recovered stolen: an enclosed trailer, Polaris side by side, a motorcycle and a boat.  Also, multiple drug items and multiple weapons were located.  At the residence, deputies contacted Raymond Eugene Periandri, 50, of Bullhead City.   Periandri was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a weapon by prohibited person, along with two warrants for failure to appear issued by Mohave County Superior Court, all felonies.  The male suspect driving the Chevy truck wasn’t at the residence.  This investigation continues. 

Periandri


Recovered Polaris and enclosed trailer (at right).

 

TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Vincent Dudek, 44, of Kingman, Friday (7/31) evening for tampering with evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 9:30 p.m., deputies

contacted Dudek in the area of N Melody Street and E Thompson Avenue.  Deputies observed what appeared to be a shape of a pipe in his left sock.  As Dudek rolled down his sock, he placed the item into his hand and threw it to the ground.  Dudek was taken into custody without incident.  The broken pipe with burnt white residue was retrieved for evidence.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Dudek

2X’S DRUGS/2X’S DRUGS PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Richard G. Schaffner, 31, and Skyla Catherine Marie Allen, 21, both of Kingman, early Sunday (8/2) morning.  Schaffner was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with driving with a suspended license, misdemeanor.  Allen was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 1:22 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of N Lomita Street and Northern Avenue.  Deputies contacted Schaffner, the driver, and Allen, the passenger.  A records check showed Schaffner to have a suspended driver’s license.  Schaffner was taken into custody without incident.  An inventory search of the vehicle revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance.  A search of Allen’s purse revealed a blue plastic bag containing a white crystal substance.  Allen was taken into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Schaffner                    Allen

Friday July 31, 2015

CHOP SHOP/BURGLARY/THEFT/DRUGS/WARRANT ARREST – GOLDEN VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Santana Maria Brissette, 37, and Arthur Loren Kaufelt, 55, both of Kingman, Thursday (7/30) evening.  Brissette was arrested for burglary, conducting a chop shop, theft of means of transportation, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court, all felonies.  Kaufelt was arrested for burglary, conducting a chop shop, theft of means of transportation and possession of burglary tools, felonies.   Approximately 8:16 p.m., deputies responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence in the 700 block of S Bosque Road.  The reporting party, a neighbor, said the owners were out of town and no one should be at the residence.  Upon arrival, deputies observed lights on inside the open garage and observed a truck inside the garage.  Deputies heard a gas powered tool being operated inside the residence.  Deputies took a male subject later identified as Kaufelt into custody as he was exiting the garage.  As deputies entered the garage they observed smoke from metal being ground or cut.  Deputies further observed a blue van that was being cut into pieces.  Later, the van was determined to have been reported stolen to the Kingman Police Department.  During the investigation, deputies learned there was a female subject inside the residence.  Deputies entered the residence announcing themselves without any response.  Deputies located the female subject identified as Brissette hiding in a utility closet.  A records check showed Brissette to have a warrant arrest.  Brissette was taken into custody.  Inside the residence deputies located a glass pipe with residue and a small plastic white cap containing a white crystal substance.  During conversations with Kaufelt, he said that he found the van in a wash.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Brissette            Kaufelt

TRESPASSING – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jillian Marie Miller, 24, of Kingman, Thursday (7/30) evening for trespassing, felony.  Approximately 7:13 p.m., deputies took a trespassing report from a male victim via the telephone regarding his residence in the 2800 block of E Devlin Avenue.  The victim reported that his neighbor notified him that Miller left in her mother’s car.  The victim further reported that Miller did not have permission to enter his residence and take the car keys.  Shortly thereafter, deputies contacted Miller at a residence in the 2800 E Devlin Avenue.  During conversations with Miller, she said that she went into the victim’s motorhome without his permission and took her mother’s car keys.  Miller was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Miller

** Homicide Investigation - Arrest **

On Thursday afternoon, July 30, Kingman Police Detectives arrested Joshua Matthew McCoy on a felony charge of 2nd Degree Murder. McCoy's arrest came after KPD detectives obtained information Thursday afternoon that McCoy had killed a man during a fight at his home in the 3100blk. of N. Prescott St. It was told that the body of the deceased man was being kept in the garage of the home. Detectives contacted McCoy at his home and discovered the deceased body of a man in the garage of the home, wrapped in plastic. A search warrant was obtained and the home was searched. Investigators do not believe that the girlfriend had anything to do with the killing. The investigation revealed that McCoy and his girlfriend lived in the home. A week earlier they had allowed a 61y man to live in their garage and work on repairing his vehicle after he had allegedly been removed from a local homeless shelter. On July 28th a fight occurred between McCoy and the man when McCoy allegedly confronted the man about having to leave their home. During the fight McCoy grabbed a hatchet and struck the man multiple times in the head, killing him. McCoy then wrapped the man's body in plastic. McCoy had planned to bury the body under the porch in the back yard of the home. The name of the victim will be released once next of kin has been notified. The victim is believed to have been homeless or transient, with no other connection to Kingman, possibly from the Phoenix area. The investigation is on-going. McCoy, who admitted involvement in the offense, was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center.

McCoy

ANIMAL CRUELTY/AGGRAVATED ASSAULT/RESISTING ARREST – BEAVER DAM (ARIZONA STRIP)

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Carl Eaves, 50, of Missouri, early Thursday (7/30) evening for aggravated assault on law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, escape, animal cruelty, theft of means of transportation, felonies, along with reckless driving, DUI and providing alcohol to a minor, misdemeanors.  Dispatch received multiple 911 calls regarding the operator of a van driving reckless on Interstate 15.  Shortly thereafter, a deputy responded and observed the van traveling 90 miles per hour in a posted 55 mph zone in the Gorge and cutting other cars off.  At about 4:16 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop at milepost 11 on Interstate 15 and contacted Eaves, the driver.  A computer check revealed the van was stolen.  As deputies were taking Eaves into custody, he resisted.  Eaves resisted orders and would not comply with the deputies commandsDuring the struggle, Eaves kicked the deputy in the chest and he fled into the desert.  Eaves ran several hundred yards toward the Virgin River.  The deputy released his K-9 partner named “Ecko” to apprehend the suspect.  Ecko located Eaves and Eaves struck Ecko in the head with a rock multiple times cutting Ecko’s head open.  Ecko continued to do his job while Eaves repeatedly striking him with the rock.  Eaves was taken into custody without further incident.  Eaves suffered wounds from being bitten.  An Officer from the Department of Public Safety responded and assisted.  The DPS Officer took custody of Eaves and transported him to the Mesquite Hospital in Nevada where he was treated and medically released.  Eaves was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.  Ecko was treated by a veterinarian in Mesquite for lacerations to the head where he received several stitches.  During the investigation, a 19-year-old male subject traveling with Eaves in the van was determined to be intoxicated.  The male subject said that Eaves provided him with alcohol in the van.  DPS assumed the investigation by booking Eaves into the Mesquite Jail. 

Eaves  Ecko

 

* Thursday, July 30, 2015 *

**  Methamphetamine Dealer arrested **

On Wednesday morning, July 29th, Kingman Police Detectives arrested Eric Jason Johansen, 42 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and Codi Morgan Damore, 44 of Kingman, on a misdemeanor warrant out of Kingman Justice Court for Failure to Appear on an unrelated offense.  Johansen was arrested at the conclusion of a months long investigation of methamphetamine sales.  Wednesday morning Johansen was arrested at a job site in the 2600blk. of Phoenix Ave.  A search warrant at his home in the 2400blk. of Devlin Ave. resulted in the discovery of just under a 1/2lb. of methamphetamine, packaging materials and assorted drug paraphernalia.  Damore was in the home at the time of the search warrant and found to have a warrant for his arrest.  Detectives also seized a significant amount of cash.  Johansen, who admitted involvement in the offenses, and Damore were both booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on their charges.

Johansen

 

* Wednesday, July 29, 2015 *

Mohave County Probation Department

Most Wanted

 

            As of July 28, 2015, the following individuals have an outstanding warrant.  

 

 

Bazella, Matthew Richard

DOB: 05/01/1977 White Male 6’0” 180 lbs

Eyes: Green   Hair: Brown

Offense: Burglary 2nd Degree, Class 3 Felony; Theft of Means of Transport, C 3 Felony

DOW:  07/24/2015

Bazella

 

Landry, Donald Frederick

DOB: 01/19/1962 Native American Male 6’4” 200 lbs

Eyes: Green   Hair: Gray

Offense: Trafficking in Stolen Property x2, Class 2 Felony

DOW:  07/27/2015

Landry

 

Villalobos, Cesar

DOB: 11/02/1978 White Male 5’5” 137 lbs

Eyes: Black   Hair: Black

Offense: Unlaw Means Transp - Control, Class 5 Felony; Crim Tresp 1st Deg – Rsid/Yard, Class 6 Felony; Resist Arrest – Physical Force, Class 6 Felony; Aggravated Domestic Violence, Class 5 Felony

DOW:  07/21/2015

Villalobos

 

 

The following individuals have been apprehended:

 

Craddick, Monique Colete

Offense: Burglary 2nd Degree, Class 3 Felony

DOW:  07/17/2015 DOC: 07/28/2015

 

 

Hasthepipe, Loren Dean

Offense: Narcotic Drug Violation, Class 4 Felony

DOW:  06/04/2015 DOC: 07/24/2015

Hasthepipe

 

 

Poleahla, Thalon Curtis

Offense: Resisting Arrest, Class 6 Felony; Aggravated Domestic Violence; Class 6 Felony

DOW:  02/06/2013 DOC: 07/23/2015

 Polehla

 

If you have, any information on any of the individuals listed, DO NOT approach or attempt to apprehend.  Please contact the Mohave County Probation Department Absconder Apprehension Unit at 928-716-4402, Silent Witness at 888-227-8780 or any area law enforcement agency.

 

** Credit Card Theft & Fraud arrest **

On Monday, July 27, Kingman Police Detectives arrested Ronald Henry Kagi, 25 of Kingman, on a felony charge of Theft of a Credit Card.   The investigation began in February when the victim reported fraudulent charges on a new credit card they had not received yet.  Detectives identified Kagi and a female as possible suspects after purchases were made with the stolen credit card at a local store.  Kagi was located and arrested at his home in the 3500blk of Thompson Ave. on Monday.   Kagi was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on the charges.  Additional charges may be pending.

Kagi

WARNING – KINGMAN 

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office had numerous reports of criminal damage to vehicles in the Butler Area and Chaparral Mesa area on Tuesday (7/28).  Deputies took four reports regarding vehicle tires slashed at different residences.  These incidents occurred sometime Monday (7/27) afternoon through early Tuesday (7/28) morning.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at 928-753-1234. 

 

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – FORT MOHAVE   

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joesetta Elena Jackson, 35, of Needles, CA, late  Monday (7/27) afternoon for possession of drug paraphernalia, felony, and a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear issued by Bullhead City Justice Court on original charge of shoplifting.  Approximately 3:42 p.m., deputies responded to a theft report at a grocery store located in the 4800 block of Highway 95.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the Loss Prevention Officer. The LP Officer advised that he has a female subject detained for taking items without paying.  Deputies contacted the female subject identified as Jackson.  A records check showed Jackson to have an outstanding warrant.   Jackson was taken into custody without incident.  A search of Jackson’s purse revealed a glass pipe with residue.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The stolen items were recovered. 

Jackson

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Preston Wade Jr., 22, of Kingman, early Monday (7/27) evening for aggravated assault on a minor per domestic violence and disorderly conduct with a weapon, felonies.  Approximately 5:00 p.m., deputies responded to a domestic call at a residence in the 5600 block of Golden Barrel Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party, a 21-year-old female victim.  The victim said that Wade, her boyfriend, had been drinking and he grabbed her by the throat because she didn’t want to give him any money.  Eventually, the victim gave Wade some money and he took off through the front door.  Shortly thereafter, the victim said Wade came back to the door saying that she slashed his tire on his vehicle while he was holding a folding knife in his hand with a 4 inch blade.  The victim reported that when Wade came through the door that he shoved her and their 8-month old baby onto the bed.  The victim said that she picked the baby up because their baby was crying.   The victim further reported that Wade gave them a bear hug with lots of pressure which started the baby to cry again.  Deputies contacted Wade.  Wade was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Wade

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BURGLARY/BURGLARY TOOLS – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Augustine Gabriel Lewis, 35, of Fort Mohave, late Sunday (7/26) evening for burglary and possession of burglary tools, felonies.  At about 11:00 p.m., as deputies were patrolling the area of Camino Colorado, they observed a FedEx van parked facing the street inside a vehicle maintenance yard.  Deputies further observed two sets of legs at the back of the van.  As deputies approached the business on Apollo Street, two male subjects took off running through the parking area and into the alleyway.  Deputies followed the subjects and when the subjects split up, deputies followed the male suspect wearing camo shorts, white tank top with a blue bandana wrapped around his face.   Deputies continued to follow the suspect on foot and in a patrol vehicle.  A short time later, the patrol vehicle stopped the suspect on the frontage road near Highway 95 while the deputy on foot handcuffed the suspect.  Deputies questioned the suspect identified as Lewis.  During conversations with Lewis, he said that he was out for a night walk.  Lewis was escorted into the patrol vehicle.  Deputies located a hammer, screwdriver and a punch tool after going back and following the track of the pursuit.  Deputies responded back to the yard to inspect the FedEx van.  Deputies observed the rear door lock was damaged.  Lewis was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Lewis

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Holly Lynn Moore, 31, of Kingman, late Monday (7/27) morning for aggravated assault on a minor, felony, and assault, misdemeanor.  Approximately 11:32 a.m., deputies responded to an assault report at a residence in the 3600 block of John L Avenue.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a female subject standing next to a vehicle.  Deputies contacted the female subject identified as Moore.  Deputies observed Moore having to lean against the vehicle as she was having a hard time keeping her balance.  Moore advised that she had not been drinking when deputies inquired.  Deputies contacted the reporting party inside the residence.  The reporting party said that Moore and a friend of Moore’s stopped by her residence this morning and the both of them were drinking alcoholic beverages.  The reporting party further said that she had Moore’s car keys because Moore should not be driving.  The reporting party advised that Moore got upset with her over the keys and Moore grabbed her by the neck.  During the incident, the reporting party’s two children ages 12 and 15 were hit by Moore when they tried to divert Moore from harming their mother.  Deputies observed redness around the reporting party’s neck and her 15-year-old daughters’ neck.  Moore was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Moore

PRODUCTION OF MARIJUANA – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Adrian Lee Workman, 26, of Kingman, early Monday (7/27) afternoon for production of marijuana, felony.  Approximately 11:00 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 3600 block of E Ryan Avenue during an unrelated incident.  During the investigation, deputies observed two five-foot marijuana plants hanging inside a shed.  Deputies contacted Workman who responded to the scene.  Workman provided deputies with a medical marijuana card.  The card allows Workman possession of marijuana, but not cultivation.  The plants were seized.  Workman was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Workman

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher John Berglund-Goetsch, 25, of Kingman, late Monday (7/27) morning on a fugitive from justice felony warrant issued out of Redwood County in Minnesota.  Deputies learned the whereabouts of a wanted felon.  Approximately 11:35 a.m., deputies contacted Berglund-Goetsch in the 2800 block of Lillie Avenue where he was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Berglund-Goetach

**Monday, July 27, 2015**

INJURY ACCIDENT – DESERT HILLS (NORTH OF LAKE HAVASU CITY)       

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accident in the area of Chenoweth Drive and Westminster Road early Sunday (7/26) evening.  At about 7:18 p.m., deputies responded to the scene of where a male subject was injured from jumping from the bed of a truck.  Upon arrival, deputies observed Desert Hills Fire Department personnel treating a male subject lying on the ground.  The victim identified as Ryan Fitzpatrick, 32, of Carlsbad, CA, was airlifted to Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas Nevada by Care flight.  Apparently, Fitzpatrick jumped from the truck as the vehicle was traveling about 10 to 15 miles per hour and the vehicle was preparing to make a turn.  The Ford truck was pulling a boat and trailer.  Investigations determined when Fitzpatrick jumped out of the bed of the truck he was ran over by the boats trailer.    Deputies contacted the female driver.  The driver did not have any signs of impairment.  This accident remains under investigation. 

 

RECOVERED VEHICLE – DOLAN SPRINGS

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kayauna Nala Smith, 20, of Las Vegas, NV, Saturday (7/25) morning for theft of means of transportation, felony.  Approximately 6:43 a.m., deputies responded to an attempt to locate a stolen rental car traveling southbound on Highway 93.  The red Buick Verano vehicle was reported stolen by the Henderson Police Department in Nevada.  Dispatch advised that OnStar was on the telephone advising of the last known location at milepost 11 on Highway 93.  Deputies along with Department of Public Safety ground and helicopter unit responded to the area to intercept the vehicle.  While enroute, dispatch further advised of a call regarding a suspicious female subject at Rosie’s Den Restaurant advising a female subject was looking into parked vehicles.  Deputies responded to the restaurant and learned from witnesses that a female subject was asking for a ride to her vehicle up the road.  The female subject later identified as Smith contacted deputies at the scene inquiring about a ride.  Deputies asked for Smith’s car keys and upon inspection the keys belonged to a Buick with an attached rental tag.  Deputies noted the rental tag had the same license plate number as the reported stolen vehicle.  Smith was taken into custody without incident.  Deputies located the stolen vehicle a few miles north of their location.  Smith was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Smith

 

UNLAWFUL FLIGHT/DRUGS – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael William Jacquez Jr., 37, of Kingman, late Saturday (7/25) evening for unlawful flight from law enforcement, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and driving with a suspended driver’s license, misdemeanor.  At about 11:40 p.m., deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the 4500 block of Castle Rock Road but the vehicle continued traveling without stopping.  Deputies reduced their vehicle speed and backed off as the suspect’s vehicle was speeding.  From a distance, deputies observed the vehicle swerve from side to side at the intersection of Eagle Road and Swan Drive.  Deputies observed the vehicle continue traveling on Swan Drive and almost complete a 360 degree turn, then start to roll at the intersection of Eagle Road and Martin Lane.  Deputies responded and contacted the driver and only occupant identified as Jacquez.  Medical responded and assisted Jacquez out of the vehicle.  Jacquez refused medical attention.  Deputies questioned Jacquez and he said that he ran because he has a suspended license and many warrants.  A records check showed Jacquez to have a suspended driver’s license and no warrants.  Jacquez was taken into custody without further incident.  A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance and a pipe.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Jacquez

WARRANTS ARREST – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Carlton John Hewitt, 29, of Laughlin, NV, early Saturday (7/25) morning on a fugitive from justice felony warrant issued out of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and a failure to pay fines

misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court.  Deputies observed a vehicle speeding southbound on Highway 95.  Approximately 3:45 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 95 at Joy Lane and contacted Hewitt, the driver.  A records check showed Hewitt to have active warrants.  Hewitt was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Hewitt

WARRANT ARREST – LAKE HAVASU CITY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nelson Goodman Ecker, 66, of Lake Havasu City, Friday (7/24) afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havsu City Justice Court.  Approximately 2:40 p.m., deputies contacted Ecker in the 2100 block of Birch Square regarding his active warrant where he was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

ARSON/CRIMINAL DAMAGE – GOLDEN VALLEY                    

Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Robert Anthony Damiano, 60, of Golden Valley, early Sunday (7/26) morning for arson of an occupied structure, criminal damage per domestic violence and two counts of aggravated harassment, felonies. 

Saturday (7/25) evening, at about 8:43 p.m., deputies responded to a structure fire at a residence in the 5100 block of North Concho Road.  Deputies along with the Golden Valley Fire Department personnel arrived around the same time.  The mobile home was fully engulfed.  The house and contents were destroyed.  GVFD personnel extinguished the fire. 

Deputies contacted a 54-year-old female victim.  The victim said that Damiano, her husband, was served with an order of protection on Friday (7/24) because the day prior he made a statement “I wonder if the house will burn down before you die”.  The victim further said that her dog alerted her to someone outside.  The victim advised that she observed Damiano walking up the driveway.  The victim further advised that she ran out the back door and continued running along the fence line until she reach the green house on the north end of the property.  The victim reported that she heard a vehicle leave the area after she noticed the house on fire.  While deputies were at the scene, Damiano called the victims’ phone.  Deputies answered the phone and spoke with Damiano.  During the phone conversation, Damiano said that he did not want to meet with anyone to provide a statement because I did it, then the phone hung up. 

During the investigation, the Sheriff’s Office Arson Investigator along with GVFD Investigators found evidence of a lighter and a gas tank partially melted in the dining room/kitchen area. 

Sunday (7/26) morning, approximately 1:43 a.m., detectives contacted Damiano who voluntarily turned himself into authorities at the Sheriff’s Office located at 600 W Beale Street in Kingman.  During conversations with Damiano, he confessed to setting the house on fire.  Damiano was taken into custody, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Damiano

** Injury Crash **

The Kingman Police Department is investigating a one vehicle crash that resulted in serious damage to multiple vehicles parked for sale on a dealership sales lot in the 3700blk. Stockton Hill Rd. The crash occurred on Sunday evening, July 26, at about 8:10pm. Several 911 calls reported that a Kia SUV had driven off of the roadway into several trucks parked for sale. Officers arrived and determined that Michael Ray Krabbe, 50 of Kingman, was the driver of a black in color 2004 Kia northbound in the 3700blk. of Stockton Hill Rd. when he lost control, going off the right hand roadway edge, colliding into four new vehicles that were parked on display for sale at the car dealership. Damage to Krabbe's vehicle was severe as was the damage to the dealership's vehicles. Krabbe was released from the scene with minor injuries. Charges are pending conclusion of the investigation, which is still on-going.

** Injury Crash **

The Kingman Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash that occurred on Sunday, July 26 at 8:20am, at the intersection of Airway Ave and Harrison St. The investigation revealed that Linda F. Parker, 63 of Kingman, was driving a yellow in color 2000 BMW, northbound on Harrison St. when she failed to stop for a red light at the intersection of Airway Ave. Parker collided into the right rear corner of a black in color 2001 Ford F-150 pick-up that was eastbound on Airway Ave., driven by a 52 year old Kingman woman, causing both vehicles to spin out of control. Parker was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center with minor injuries, while the driver of the Ford truck was released at the scene with minor injuries. Parker was issued a citation charging her with Failure to Stop at a Red Light. Both vehicle were disabled and towed from the scene.

 **Possession of Dangerous Drugs arrest **

On Friday, July 24, at 7:10pm, Kingman Police arrested Loren Dean Hasthepipe, 37 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Narcotic Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a warrant for Felony Probation Violation. Hasthepipe was arrested after officers responded to a residence in the 400blk. of Mohave Ave. to assist the Mohave County Probation Department with a combative probationer, who was identified as Hasthepipe. Hasthepipe was wanted for a felony Probation Violation. After being taken into custody Hasthepipe was found to be in possession of heroin and assorted heroin drug paraphernalia. Hasthepipe was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on his charges.

 Hasthepipe

** 3rd Degree Burglary arrest **

On Saturday, July 25th at 1:50am, Kingman Police arrested Steven Michael Foster, 35 of Kingman, on a felony charge of Third Degree Burglary. Foster was arrested at a business in the 3100blk of Airway Ave. after a witness observed Foster in the act of siphoning fuel from fuel tanks of trucks parked at the business. Foster, who denied any wrong doing, was found in possession of gas cans and hoses in his vehicle. Foster was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on his charge.

Foster

 ** Arrest for Dangerous Drugs and Shoplifting **

On Saturday, July 25th at 1:00pm, the Kingman Police arrested Jolene Elizabeth Cabral, 35 of Bullhead City, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and misdemeanor Shoplifting. Cabral was arrested after officers responded to a store in the 3300blk of Stockton Hill Rd where it was reported that Cabral and two other male subjects were observed concealing merchandise. Upon arrival officers learned that the two male subjects with Cabral left the store in Cabral's vehicle with stolen merchandise. Cabral was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia. Cabral was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on her charges.

Cabral

Friday, July 24, 2015

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – MOHAVE VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Barry Richards, 37, of Mohave Valley, late Saturday (7/18) afternoon for assault per domestic violence and a failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court, both misdemeanors.  Approximately 4:10 p.m., deputies responded to a domestic violence incident at a residence in the 9600 block of S Dike Road.  The reporting party said that Richards, her son, is mouthing off to his father.  While enroute, dispatch advised Richards has an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, deputies observed Richards running south from the property.  A short time later, deputies located Richards hiding deep into the bushes where he was taken into custody without incident.  Deputies contacted a 67-year-old male victim.  The victim said that he came home and found Richards in his house.  The victim further said that he told Richards to leave. The victim reported that the argument escalated when Richards kicked him in the leg and he fell onto the ground.  The victim declined medical attention.  Richards was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Richards

Thursday, July 23, 2015

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN 

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report at the Mohave County Jail late Wednesday (7/22) morning regarding an inmate having drugs.  Approximately 10:22 a.m., deputies contacted a Detention Officer at the Mohave County Jail regarding inmate Laurie Len Milton, 26, of Kingman, having drugs in her possession.  The Detention Officer reported that she found a plastic bag containing a black tar substance.  Deputies recognized the substance as heroin.  Deputies contacted Milton and she advised the substance is heroin.  Milton was charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. 

Milton

WARRANTS ARREST – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Darlene Marie Adams, 44, of Fort Mohave, Monday (7/20) evening on a parole violation felony warrant issued out of Arizona Department of Corrections and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Municipal Court.   Approximately 8:14 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 2700 block of E Mary Avenue.   Upon arrival, deputies contacted residents including Adams.   A records check showed Adams to have outstanding warrants.  Adams was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Adams

CITIZEN ASSIST TURNS INTO AN ARREST – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Margaret Michelle Hickman, 56, of Mohave Valley, early Tuesday (7/21) morning on two misdemeanor warrants.  As deputies were patrolling the area on Highway 95, they observed a female subject walking without shoes in the southbound lane with the flow of traffic.   At about 3:40 a.m., deputies contacted the female subject at milepost 233 on Highway 95 to determine if she needed help.  The female subject, later identified as Hickman, said she was walking home from a friend’s house because everyone there was drinking and doing other things.  Hickman further advised that she was wearing sandals but they broke.  As deputies were about to give Hickman a ride home, a records check showed Hickman to have a failure to appear warrant issued by Bullhead City Municipal Court and a failure to pay fines warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court on original charge of shoplifting.  Deputies had Hickman step out of their patrol unit where she was placed into handcuffs.  Hickman was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Hickman

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Sexual Assault Suspect

 

Bullhead City (Ariz.) – July 22, 2015 – The Bullhead City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect who reportedly committed sexual assault at a restaurant.

     On July 11th, a 16-year-old victim reported that she was cleaning the mirror in the men’s restroom when a male customer came in, forcefully grabbed her and inappropriately touched her.

     The unknown male is pictured in the attached photographs captured from surveillance video. The suspect is described as a possible black or Asian male, about 18 years old, has a gap between his teeth and a tattoo of a skull and fire on his left upper arm. He was described as “dirty’ and possibly homeless.

     If anyone has any information, please contact the Bullhead City Police Department at (928) 763-1999.

 

RECOVERED VEHICLE – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ramiro Ruiz Franco Jr., 32, a transient, early Wednesday (7/22) morning for theft of means of transportation, felony.  Approximately 2:10 a.m., deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle in the area of 2000 block of E Calle Copaca.  Dispatch advised that the reporting party said there is a vehicle on his property that is stuck.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a white Ford Ranger stuck inside a wash.  Deputies contacted the driver and only occupant identified as Franco.  Franco said that he was out in the area early for work when his vehicle got stuck in the sand.  A computer check showed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.  Franco advised that he recently purchased the vehicle in Nevada and he never got any paperwork.  Franco further advised that he was told by the male subject that he met at the grocery store that he would have to get back with him to get the bill of sale.  Franco was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Franco

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Marcy Ann Mallet, 41, of Kingman, Tuesday (7/21) morning on a felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court for nonpayment of child support.  Deputies observed a white passenger vehicle traveling 50 miles per hour in a posted 35 MPH zone.  At about 7:10 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Stockton Hill Road at Kino Avenue.  Deputies contacted the driver identified as Mallet.  A records check showed Mallet to have a felony warrant.  Mallet was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Mallet

 

MOTORIST ASSIST – SCENIC (ARIZONA STRIP)                                 

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a stranded motorist report Sunday (7/19) morning.  Brian Stringham, 86, was self-reporting via a cellular phone that he and his wife went sightseeing today in the Scenic Area and they got lost in the mountains off of BLM road 1299.   Stringham advised that they continued traveling when his four-door Mercedes blew two tires and they became stranded.  At about 2:35 p.m., deputies responded to the area and located the couple in the rural area.  The couple was okay.  Deputies transported the couple to their residence in Utah. 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

ESCAPE

 KINGMAN Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Patricia Yevette Pena, 32, of Kingman, Tuesday (7/21) morning for escape, a class five felony. Pena was taken into jail custody on Sunday (7/19) afternoon as a bond surrender with original charges of tampering with evidence, possession of dangerous drugs for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia. Since Sunday (7/19) evening Pena has been under the care of Kingman Regional Medical Center for a pre-existing medical condition. Pena was scheduled to be discharged from KRMC when the escape took place. The escape occurred Tuesday (7/21) morning at 9:26a.m. and she was taken into custody later at 11:00 a.m.

Pena

 

 Sheriff Jim McCabe congratulated Jeffrey Smith as a Deputy Sheriff after he graduated from the ALEA (Arizona Law Enforcement Academy) in Phoenix. Smith was required to participate in a recruit 2 day testing process, which included a written examination, a physical agility test and an interview before a three-member panel. Recruits undergo 17 weeks of military structure law enforcement training that includes academics, physical agility exercises, and other various training. The next Deputy Sheriff Recruit testing process is scheduled for September 14-15, 2015; anyone interested should contact the Mohave County Human Resources at (928) 753-0736.

 

 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – LITTLEFIELD (ARIZONA STRIP)  

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lawrence Scott Jones, 44, of Littlefield, Saturday (7/18) morning for aggravated assault on law enforcement officer, felony.  Approximately 8:30 a.m., deputies responded to an area called Little Jamaica which is bridge number 1 underneath the Interstate 15.  Dispatch advised that the reporting party said there is a male subject lying on the ground and he may be on drugs due to his behavior.  The RP further said that the male subject threatened to kill her.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a male subject lying on a sandbar near a freeway pillar.  Deputies contacted the male subject, later identified as Jones.  Jones was extremely uncooperative.   Deputies observed Jones was heavily intoxicated and he refused to answer any questions.  Deputies had Beaver Dam Fire Department personnel respond to evaluate Jones.  Jones continued to be uncooperative.  Deputies detained Jones in handcuffs.  While Jones was being handcuffed, he raised his fist to the deputy and said “I’m going to bash your face in”.  The deputy further restrained Jones.   Jones declined medical attention.  While Jones was being evaluated, he threatened to kill the paramedics.  Jones was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail. 

Photo caption:

Captain Jackson of the Beaver Dam Fire Department and Deputy Davis are escorting Lawrence Jones to the ambulance for paramedics evaluation due to his intoxication. 

Jones

 

MARIJUANA/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeffery James Huggins, 43, of Kingman, Monday (7/20) evening for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 9:50 p.m., deputies contacted Huggins at a residence in the 5100 block of Edie Drive during an unrelated investigation.  A records check showed Huggins to have a warrant.

Huggins was taken into custody without incident.  Deputies smelled an odor of burnt marijuana emitting from Huggins.  Deputies questioned Huggins and he consented to a search of his bedroom.   The search revealed two glass pipes with white residue, a wooden and metal pipe with burnt marijuana residue and a marijuana bud.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Huggins

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristopher Allen Pazolt, 28, of Kingman, Sunday (7/19) morning for possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court, both felonies.  Approximately 7:00 a.m., deputies responded to the 2300 block of Carver Avenue regarding a wanted person identified as Pazolt.  Upon arrival, deputies observed Pazolt at the corner of Carver Avenue and Roosevelt Street.  Deputies contacted Pazolt and took him into custody without incident regarding his outstanding warrant.  A search of Pazolt revealed a glass pipe with residue.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Pazolt

WARRANT ARREST – LAKE HAVASU CITY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dean Wesley Strader, 53, of Lake Havasu City, late Sunday (7/19) afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court.  Approximately 4:51 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of London Bridge Road and contacted Strader, the driver.  A records check showed Strader to have an arrest warrant.  Strader was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Monday, July 20, 2015

SEARCH AND RESCUE – YUCCA 

Mohave County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue members responded to the Yucca area around Alamo Road Saturday (7/18) afternoon where several people were stranded.  The monsoon storms had recently hit in the area when SAR Units responded.  One vehicle and occupant had driven into a soft spot in the road becoming stuck. This person was not from the area and was pulled out by a SAR volunteer.  Two other vehicles were stuck between running washes. These subjects were from the area. They had to wait until the water receded in the washes and were then able to drive themselves out from the area.  No one was injured.

 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lisa Ann Hallford, 49, of Kingman, Friday (7/17) morning for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and a failure to appear misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Municipal Court.  Approximately 9:33 a.m., deputies responded to a disturbance in the 4000 block of Ryan Avenue.  Dispatch advised that the caller said a woman was hitting a man in the face.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male and female subject at the corner of Ryan Avenue and Patsy Drive.   Deputies contacted the male subject and he said that he provoked Hallford to slap him in the face.  Deputies did not observe any injuries on the male subject.  Deputies contacted Hallford.  A records check showed Hallford to have an active warrant.  Hallford was taken into custody without incident.  A search of Hallford’s purse revealed a folded piece of paper containing a white crystal substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Hallford

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE – LAKE HAVSU CITY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested William Shane Morrison, 42, of Lake Havasu City, early Friday (7/17) afternoon on a fugitive from justice felony warrant for fraud issued out of Burnet County in Texas.  Dispatch advised that Burnet County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Morrison and BCSO personnel advised that Morrison lives in Lake Havasu City.   Approximately 12:05 p.m., deputies contacted Morrison at a residence in the 1300 block of Mohican Drive regarding his felony warrant where he was taken into custody without incident.  Morrison was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Morrison 

 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – WIKIEUP

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ashley Marie Benjamin, 28, of Wikieup, Friday (7/17) evening for aggravated assault (adult on minor), felony.  Approximately 4:50 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at a convenience store located at 18035 S Highway 95.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the assistant manager.  The assistant manager said that Benjamin, an employee was harassing others and she assaulted her 14-year-old daughter.  Deputies viewed the surveillance tape footage showing Benjamin grabbing and pushing the juvenile out the front door.  The footage continues showing that Benjamin grabbed the victim by the neck, arm and back and shoves the victim clear away from the doors.  Deputies learned that Benjamin left the store.  A short time later, deputies contact Benjamin at a residence in the 17700 block of S Highway 95.  During conversations with Benjamin, she said that she did not touch the victim, she only told her to leave.  Deputies advised Benjamin that the video footage clearly shows her pushing and grabbing the victim.  Benjamin was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Benjamin 

 

INJURY ACCIDENT TURNS INTO DUI – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Alfredo Anaya III, 18, of Garden Grove, CA, Friday (7/17) evening for aggravated assault (serious physical injury), felony, and DUI, a misdemeanor.  At about 9:39 p.m., deputies responded to an accident at the intersection Valencia Road and La Calzada Drive.  Upon arrival, Fort Mohave Fire Department and medical were on scene.  Deputies observed where a black Honda collided with a silver Dodge sedan.  Deputies contacted witnesses.  Witnesses advised that they observed the black Honda fail to stop at the posted stop sign and crash into the Dodge.  Three people in the Dodge sedan suffered injuries and they were transported to Valley View Medical Center.  Later, one of injured subjects was airlifted to Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas Nevada with internal injuries including fractured ribs.  Deputies contacted the driver of the Honda vehicle identified as Anaya.  Deputies smelled a strong odor of alcohol on Anaya and observed Anaya to have slurred speech.  During conversations with Anaya, he admitted to have been drinking.  Anaya refused to perform the field sobriety tests (FST’s) as requested by deputies.  Anaya was taken into custody and transported to the Mohave County District II Substation where he also refused to submit to a breath analysis.  A blood sample was taken from Anaya to be submitted to the DPS Crime Lab for further analysis.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.  Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

Anaya

WATER RESCUES ON THE LAKE DUE TO MONSOON STORMS – LAKE HAVASU          

Mohave County Sheriff’s Waterways deputies responded to three boating incidents on Lake Havasu Saturday (7/18) afternoon due to monsoons with large amounts of rain and wind.

The first incident, deputies responded at about 1:50 p.m. to a capsized boat near the north mouth of the bridge water channel.  Upon arrival it was determined that a boat operated by Christopher Aston, 45, of Corona, CA was heading out into the north basin of Lake Havasu from the bridge water channel due to a large storm approaching the area.  The boat accelerated over a large wave and then "torpedoed" back into the water causing the boat to submerge and sink. The two occupants were pulled from the water by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Officers who were in the area.  The boat sunk completely and was in the process of being salvaged by a local salvage company. The operator and his sole passenger were not injured in the incident. The waves were approximately 5 feet in the area due to the storm. 

The second incident also occurred at about 1:50 p.m., when deputies responded a boater assist.  While deputies were patrolling in the area of Thompson Bay, they observed a Personal Water Craft floating just south of the buoy line. Deputies then observed three subjects in the water. Due to a large monsoon there were waves approximately 4 feet tall in the area. Deputies approached the subjects. Deputies observed all of the subjects were males, and were wearing PFDs.   Two were adults and one was a juvenile.  Deputies observed one of the adult male holding the juvenile above his head attempting to keep the juveniles head above the large waves. Deputies observed the juvenile was panicking and crying.  Deputies determined the juvenile was physically disabled, preventing him from being able to swim.  Deputies grabbed the child and were able to pull him on board of the patrol boat as he was crying and saying "You saved my life!"   Deputies then had the adult male subjects climb aboard the patrol boat.  The subjects advised that they had rented the PWC and did not know about the incoming storm. They said that when the storm started, a large wave knocked them off of the PWC. The subjects declined medical and were transported to their family on land. The PWC was retrieved by the rental company.  

The third incident, deputies responded at about 2:26 p.m., to a report of a capsized boat on Lake Havasu near Standard Wash cove.  Upon arrival it was determined that the boat, a 1990 20-foot Cole, operated by Guy Ramsden of Los Angeles, CA had begun to leave the shore as a large monsoon storm began. The operator realized that the waves were too large, so he began to turn back around towards shore. As he did so, the boat took several large waves over the bow causing it to sink approximately 15 feet off shore. The 9 occupants on board were able to swim to shore and were not injured.  The bow of the boat was partially sticking out of the water. The boat was later salvaged by a local salvage company. Waterways deputies transported several subjects back to Lake Havasu on their patrol boat.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Mohave County Probation Department

Most Wanted

 

            As of July 16, 2015, the following individuals have an outstanding warrant.  

 

 

Brissette, Santana Maria

DOB: 01/05/1978 Hispanic Female 5’6” 152 lbs

Eyes: Green   Hair: Brown

Offense: Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Undesignated

DOW:  07/09/2015

 

 

Fox, Sherri Faye

DOB: 05/24/1961 Hispanic Female 5’4” 189 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Undesignated

DOW:  07/08/2015

 

 

Gordon, Joshua Allen

DOB: 11/11/1989 White Male 6’1” 180 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Narcotic Drug-Possess For Sale, Class 3 Felony

DOW:  07/10/2015

 

 

Jones, John Paul

DOB: 12/07/1967 White Male 6’2” 180 lbs

Eyes: Green     Hair: Blonde

Offense: Unlawful Poss Use Alter Of Receipt Or Label, Class 6 Felony

DOW:  07/10/2015

 

 

Pazolt, Kristopher Allen

DOB: 06/17/1987 White Male 5’9” 186 lbs

Eyes: Brown    Hair: Brown

Offense: Theft Credit Card-Control, Class 5 Felony

DOW:  07/14/2015

 

 

Shaffer, Jason Bradford

DOB: 11/12/1979 White Male 5’5” 135 lbs

Eyes: Brown    Hair: Brown

Offense: Unlaw Flight From Law Enf Veh, Class 5 Felony; Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Felony

DOW:  07/09/2015

  

If you have, any information on any of the individuals listed, DO NOT approach or attempt to apprehend.  Please contact the Mohave County Probation Department Absconder Apprehension Unit at 928-716-4402, Silent Witness at 888-227-8780 or any area law enforcement agency.

 

ROBBERY/THEFT – GOLDEN VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested John Harris Graham Jr., 52, of Golden Valley, Thursday (7/16) afternoon for robbery and theft, felonies.  Thursday (7/16), at about 2:00 p.m., detectives took Graham into custody for the robbery that occurred on Monday (7/13) of the National Bank of Arizona branch in Golden Valley.   Detectives contacted Graham at a residence he shared with his girlfriend in the 4400 block of Cibola Drive.  Detectives received information from deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who were investigating Graham for burglaries to Automated Teller Machines in the Big River area.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies recognized Graham from the bank surveillance images from Mondays (7/13) robbery and contacted Mohave County.  MCSO Detectives developed probable cause to arrest Graham for the Robbery. Graham admitted his part in the National Bank Robbery to Detectives. Graham was arrested without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Graham is currently being investigated for two burglaries to Automated Teller Machines in Mohave County.

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this matter.

John Harris Graham Jr.

 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Brian Robert Ingerson, 47, of Fort Mohave, Thursday (7/16) evening for aggravated assault, felony.  Approximately 10:17 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance in the 4400 block of Calle Agranda Drive.  While enroute, deputies learned that a male subject had been pepper sprayed by a neighbor.  Upon arrival, deputies observed two male subjects in a carport area.  Deputies contacted a male subject that was being rinsed off by a second male subject.  The male subject, a 47-year-old victim said that he was sitting around in his carport area when Ingerson, his neighbor, came outside and asked them to stop cussing because his daughter will be at his house next week for a visit.  The victim further said that he got up and walked to the fence because Ingerson was trying to further speak with him regarding a 4th of July incident.  The victim reported that as he approached the fence area on his property is when Ingerson sprayed him with pepper spray.  Medical responded and treated the victim.  During conversations with Ingerson, he said that he felt threaten that his neighbor may come onto his property so he sprayed him with pepper spray.  Ingerson was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Ingerson

FORGERY/FRAUD/IMPERSONATION/THEFT – FORT MOHAVE                   

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nicole Joan Ginorio, 32, of Bullhead City, early Wednesday (7/15) evening for forgery, criminal impersonation, taking identity of another, aggravated taking identity of another, fraudulent schemes and possession of fictitious license, all felonies.  Investigations began June 28th when deputies responded to a fraud report at a convenience store located at 5100 S Highway 95.  The manager said that in March he cashed a federal income tax return from a female customer which later deputies learned that she falsely identified herself as another person.  The female customer provided the appropriate identifications.  The manager reported that he recently received a letter from his bank advising him that they received a claim from the Federal Reserve Bank.  The letter advised the Federal Reserve Bank wanted reimbursement for the forged document which was deposited into his account.  The Federal Reserve Bank further advised they will be deducting the money from his account unless he could provide written proof that the claim was incorrect within 25 days.   During the investigation, deputies learned of the suspect’s true identity as Nicole Ginorio.  Deputies obtained a copy of the forged check and a copy of the fraudulent driver’s license Ginorio used in identifying herself as another person.  Deputies attempted to locate Ginorio numerous times without success.  Approximately 5:00 p.m., deputies contacted Ginorio at the Mohave County District II Substation.  During the interview, Ginorio denied cashing the check.  Ginorio was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Ginorio

 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – GOLDEN SHORES

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jerrod Frank Sandoval, 47, of Golden Shores, late Wednesday (7/15) afternoon for aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, felony.  Investigations began June 27h when deputies responded to an assault report at a residence in the 5000 E Maricopa Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 52-year-old male victim.  The victim reported earlier that morning he exited his house when Sandoval jumped out from behind his vehicle and swung something that appeared to be a golf club at his head.  The victim said that he raised his arms in front of his face to protect himself by blocking the swing.  The victim further said that his arm was injured from the club.  The victim advised that Sandoval started running away from his residence.  The victim further advised that a friend took him to Valley View Medical Center where they diagnosed his left forearm to be fractured.  Deputies contacted a witness and the witness confirmed the victims’ statements.  Deputies attempted to locate Sandoval without success.  At about 3:30 p.m., deputies contacted Sandoval at the Mohave County District II Substation.  During conversations with Sandoval, he said that he contacted the victim early that morning on June 27th to inform the victim to stay away from him and his wife.  Further conversations with Sandoval, he said that the victim charged at him and they struggle a bit until he left the scene.  Sandoval was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Sandoval

 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Amanda Sue Rick, 32, of Kingman, early Thursday (7/16) evening for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with a contempt of court misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 7:00 p.m., deputies contacted Rick in the area of N Melody Street and E Leroy Avenue.  A records check showed Rick to have an active warrant.  A search of Rick after she was taken into custody without incident revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Rick

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault The Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested 20-year old Gabriel Thomson for sexual assault stemming from an incident that occurred with a female victim in the desert area near Paso De Oro Drive on July 14, 2015. Thomson allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with the female without her consent. Thomson was arrested on July 14, 2015, and charged with one count of sexual assault. Thomson was held on a $75,000 cash only bond during his initial appearance and transferred to the custody of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

Thomson

HOME INVASION – FORT MOHAVE    

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home invasion call early Tuesday (7/15) morning, at about 12:11 a.m., in the 2400 block of E Iroquois Road.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 29-year-old male victim.  The victim said that a male subject pointed a shotgun at him after he opened his garage door.  The victim grabbed the shotgun from the suspect as they struggled.  Eventually, the victim grabbed his .38 revolver as he was being backed into his residence.  The victim and suspect continued to wrestle when the suspect dropped the shotgun and grabbed the revolver from the suspect.  The victim retreated into the residence while the suspect fired two rounds from the revolver.  Finally, a vehicle pulled into the driveway and the suspect fled the scene on foot.  No one was injured during the incident.  The shotgun was seized.  A DPS Officer assisted.  A search of the immediate area was conducted. 

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’00”, at 225 pounds with short dark hair.  The suspect had a red bandana pulled over his face.  The suspect was wearing a blue DICKIES style jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.  This investigation remains active.

 

MOTORIST ASSIST – SCENIC (ARIZONA STRIP)

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a stranded motorist incident Wednesday (7/15) morning.  At about 7:00 a.m., deputies responded to a report from OnStar of a vehicle stuck near the Virgin River.  The stranded motorist advised that she can see the main road but she can’t walk as her legs are cramping.  Deputies followed tracks and eventually located the vehicle.  The vehicle was up to its axle in sand near the river.  The female driver and only occupant, was Johnnie Hunt, 84, of Mesquite, Nevada.   Hunt advised that she had gotten lost and she spent the night in her vehicle.  Beaver Dam Fire Department personnel responded and treated Hunt for dehydration.  Hunt and her dogs were transported home safely by BDFD.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Fatal Motorcycle Collision

On July 8, 2015, at 10:39 a.m., Lake Havasu City Police officers were dispatched to McCulloch Boulevard and Sweetgrass Drive for a reported motorcycle collision with injuries. Officers arrived on scene and found that a motorcycle rider was down in the roadway.

Investigators determined that a 2005 Honda motorcycle operated by 55-year old Robert Brock was traveling northbound on McCulloch Boulevard when he failed to perceive a vehicle slowing in front of him, which was also traveling northbound on McCulloch Boulevard. The rear brake of the motorcycle was applied, which caused the motorcycle to go down and into a side slide. Brock was ejected from the motorcycle and onto the roadway. Brock sustained serious head injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he was ultimately flown to Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Robert Brock succumbed to his injuries at Sunrise Medical Center on July 11, 2015.

It has been determined that Brock was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this investigation.

BURGLARY – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kimberly A Kennedy, 38, of Kingman, Tuesday (7/14) afternoon for burglary, a felony.  Investigations began June 11, 2015, when a 61-year-old male victim reported his residence in the 3300 block of El Tovar Avenue had been burglarized while he was gone for a couple days.  The victim further reported over a $1,000 worth of property including jewelry and electronics were stolen.  Investigations determined that Kennedy is a suspect.  On July 3rd Kennedy was arrested by the Department of Public Safety.  Deputies learned some of the reported stolen items were located in the vehicle with Kennedy.  Upon further investigations, deputies learned of Kennedy’s residence.  At about 3:00 p.m., deputies contacted Kennedy at a residence in the 3200 block of Boquillas Drive where she was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Kennedy

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – MOHAVE VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Donna Marie Parkinson, 58, of Golden Valley, Tuesday (7/14) evening for aggravated assault per domestic violence, felony.  Approximately 7:40 a.m., deputies responded to an interrupted 911 call at a residence in the 500 block of E Gordon Drive.  Dispatch advised that the reporting party said that he was being assaulted by his ex-wife before losing the phone.  Dispatch could hear the subjects and scuffling on the phone.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a male subject holding a female subject on the porch.  Deputies had the female, later identified as Parkinson, sit on a chair on the porch.  Deputies contacted the male subject identified as a 61-year-old victim.  Deputies observed blood on the victims’ nose.  Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol on Parkinson.  Deputies informed Parkinson to calm down as she kept raising her voice and yelling at the victim.  Investigations determined that Parkinson entered the victims’ house while he was watching television and attacked him.  Parkinson was taken into custody without incident.  Medical responded and treated the victim. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 

Parkinson

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

On July 13, 2015, at 3:20 p.m., detectives from the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Special Investigations Bureau, which is part of the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) served a drug-related search warrant at a residence in the 3400 Block of Truckee Drive. The search warrant was a result of an ongoing drug investigation. Detectives located and seized approximately 64 vials of suspected anabolic steroids, 36 vials of suspected human growth hormone, 600 steroid pills, a small amount of marijuana, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia. The estimated street value of the seized items is approximately $12,000. Arrested during the search warrant was 38-year-old Jeremy Daniels, who resides in Lake Havasu City. Daniels was charged with possession of dangerous drugs for sale, importing dangerous drugs into the state, possession of prescription only drugs for sale, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Daniels was held with $150,000 cash only bond at his initial appearance and transferred to the custody of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

Daniels

 

                                            ALCOHOL OFFENSE/WARRANT ARREST – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Linda Lee Ramey, 46, of Fort Mohave, early Monday (7/13) evening for consuming liquor in public and a failure to pay fines warrant issued by Bullhead City Municipal Court, misdemeanors.  Approximately 5:26 p.m., deputies contacted a female subject walking west on Stoney Street drinking a beer.  The female subject was identified as Ramey.  Ramey advised that she was visiting friends in the area.  A records check showed Ramey to have an active warrant.  Ramey was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Ramey 

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jannette Dawn Chaffins, 34, of Kingman, Saturday (7/11) evening on a felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court for failure to appear.  Approximately 9:30 p.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Devlin Avenue regarding Chaffins who has an arrest warrant.   Upon arrival, deputies observed a female subject inside the residence.  No one answered the door.  Eventually, deputies contacted Chaffins where she was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Chaffins

Monday July 13, 2015

Lake Havasu City Police Department Announces New Sex Offender Database

The Lake Havasu City Police Department announces their startup of the most innovative and collaborative national sex offender program, OffenderWatch®.

OffenderWatch® enables Arizona law enforcement agencies to collaborate and share information with law enforcement partners statewide, to include Sheriff’s Offices, Police Departments, and others. This information sharing provides all law enforcement agencies all the information concerning sex offender movements, history and activities anywhere in the county, state or country.

OffenderWatch® is supplied and supported by Watch Systems, LLC, and is currently in use by more than 3,500 agencies to register, track and disseminate community information regarding sex offenders.  Nearly half the registered sex offenders in the United States are in OffenderWatch® databases, available for searching or importing.

The OffenderWatch® program implements an innovative electronic registration and inter-agency pre-registration and alerting system designed especially for Arizona processes. When an offender is registered with the Sheriff’s Department, information is immediately and electronically made available to the managing agency where the offender lives. This process will save agencies several weeks previously spent waiting on paper forms.  Then, Lake Havasu City police officers will contact and interview the offender, verify their address, collect additional data, arrange the community notification, and verify the address does not violate a safety buffer.  All data collected about the offender is now housed in an electronic, internet accessible form, so any law enforcement officer who needs the information about the offender, or has information to share, can access the record.  Also, all data collected on the offender follows with them as they move from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, enabling much more effective supervision by law enforcement.

Citizens may access the Lake Havasu City Police sex offender website at www.lhcazsexoffenders.com. To access the OffenderWatch® website, visit www.offenderwatch.com.  OffenderWatch® also provides the Community Notifications that go to all citizens in close proximity to offender addresses, as required by Arizona Law.  All partner agency databases are linked together, enabling seamless display of offenders from any jurisdiction in the county or region.

The OffenderWatch® database enables citizens anywhere in Lake Havasu City, plus OffenderWatch® participating neighboring jurisdictions, to see maps and get email notifications concerning offenders near any address important to them.  Citizens may enter any address of interest to them, and see a map and listing of offenders within their preferred radius of that address. Citizens may confidentially register the address to be continuously monitored by the agency, which will send them an email alerting if an offender or predator should register. In Lake Havasu City, once a sex offender relocates, is released from prison or put on probation, they have 10 days to register with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Kingman. The Lake Havasu City Police Department then verifies the sex offender’s residence within the City. Offenders are photographed and a risk assessment is completed.

A risk assessment determines what level sex offender they are, based on a series of questions and point values. There are four different levels of sex offenders.  Level Zero is “registration-only” sex offenders. These are offenders who were convicted before June 30, 1996, before Megan’s Law.  Megan’s Law was named after 7-year-old Megan Kanka, who was brutally raped and murdered by a sex offender who lived in her neighborhood. Megan’s parents demanded legislative action and believed that every parent should have the right to know if a sexual predator moves into their neighborhood.

Level 1 offenders are also not community notifiable by State Statute; Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders are community notifiable, and therefore viewable to the public via OffenderWatch® and the Lake Havasu City sex offender website. Level 3 is the highest level and these are offenders who are considered most likely to re-offend.

 

**Kingman Police Investigated a Rollover Crash**

Today, July 13th at approximately 11:20 a.m., Kingman Police responded to a two vehicle crash involving a rollover at the intersection of Johnson Ave. and N. Stockton Hill Rd.  The investigation revealed that a tan 1993 Dodge van driven by an 80 year old Kingman transient, William Eugene Shelley, failed to yield from a stop sign, turned left in the northbound direction onto N. Stockton Hill Rd. from Johnson Ave. into the pathway of a green 2002 Nissan sedan traveling southbound on N. Stockton Hill Rd.  The impact of the crash caused Shelley’s vehicle to rollover onto its roof.  After the collision the Nissan caught fire and was fully engulfed in flames within minutes.  The 43 year old female driver of the Nissan exited her vehicle with minor injuries.  Witnesses at the scene helped remove Shelley from the vehicle.  Both drivers were transported to the Kingman Regional Medical Center where they were treated and released with minor injuries.  Shelley was cited for Driving on a Suspended License, Insurance Violation, and Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign.  The vehicles were disabled and towed away from the scene.  Traffic was rerouted for approximately one hour.

William Eugene Shelley, was convicted in 2010 of leaving the scene of an accident that caused the death of Kenneth Grantham, 45, of Golden Valley, and was sentenced to four years in prison.

Shelley

 

ROBBERY – GOLDEN VALLEY  

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at the National Bank of Arizona located at 4263 W Highway 68 in Golden Valley Monday (7/13) morning. 

At about 9:38 a.m., the suspect entered the business demanding money, but he did not brandish a weapon during the incident.  The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was injured. 

 The suspect is described as a male subject, approximately 5’10” weighing about 250 pounds with black hair wearing a white baseball cap, a gray shirt with letter of “DC” on the front, blue jean shorts and black flip flops. 

The suspect left on foot and its unknown if the suspect had a vehicle nearby.  

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at 928-753-0753 or Silent Witness at 928-753-1234. 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT – BEAVER DAM (ARIZONA STRIP)     

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jose Jimenez-Mendoza, 43, of Mesquite, NV, Sunday (7/12) morning for forgery, a felony, and failure to show driver’s license or identification, misdemeanor.  Approximately 7:36 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 15 at milepost 27.  Jimenez-Mendoza identified himself with a Mexico ID card.  Deputies determined the card to be forged.  With the assistance of Border Patrol, Jimenez-Mendoza was determined to be an illegal immigrant.  Jimenez-Mendoza was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.   Border Patrol placed an immigration detainer on Jimenez-Mendoza

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – TOPOCK

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Donny Lee Stoos, 30, of Topock, early Sunday (7/12) morning for assault per domestic violence and disorderly conduct per domestic violence, misdemeanors.  Approximately 1:00 a.m., deputies responded to domestic violence assault report at a residence in the 5200 block of Maricopa Drive. 

Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party, a 23-year-old female victim.  The victim said that Stoos, her boyfriend, and she went out to dinner earlier and when they got home he returned to the business to have drinks with his friends.  The victim further said that when Stoos came home he began to argue with her.  The victim said that the argument escalated when Stoos came at her in an aggressive manner and he shoved her with his chest which knocked her to the ground.  Deputies contacted Stoos.  During conversations with Stoos, he said that he shoved the front door open and the opening of the door shoved the victim.  Stoos was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

 

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jerald Dean Asper, 36, of Kingman, early Friday (7/10) evening on a contempt of court misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court.  Approximately 6:00 p.m., deputies contacted Asper in the area of Devlin Avenue and Lomita Street.  A records check showed Asper to have an active warrant.  Asper was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Asper

WARRANTS ARREST – GOLDEN VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Heath Allan Belcher, 42, of Golden Valley, early Saturday (7/11) evening on two misdemeanor warrants for failure to appear issued by Kingman Municipal Court and failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 6:30 p.m., deputies contacted Belcher at a residence in the 6100 block of Albite Street regarding his active warrants.  Belcher was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

 Belcher

 

Friday, July 10, 2015

THEFT OF MEANS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – LITTLEFIELD (ARIZONA STRIP)

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jose Antonio Escobar, 34, of Haltom City, TX, early Friday (7/10) morning for theft of means of transportation and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Utilizing a radar unit, deputies observed a vehicle traveling 104 miles per hour in a posted 75 MPH zone.  Approximately 1:00 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 15 at milepost 1 and contacted Escobar, the driver.  A computer check showed the black 2003 Honda Accord was reported stolen out of Texas on July 5th.  A Mesquite Police Officer responded and assisted.  Escobar was taken into custody without incident.  During conversations with Escobar, he said that his wife owns the vehicle and he did not know why she had reported it stolen.  An inventory search of the vehicle revealed a glass pipe.  He was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lauriano Lawrence Lovato, 46, of Kingman, early Friday (7/10) morning for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 1:35 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of E Thompson Avenue and contacted Lovato, the driver.  Deputies observed Lovato’s’ hands trembling.  Deputies had Lovato exit the vehicle.  During a consent search of Lovato, deputies located a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance.  Lovato was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Lovato

RESISTING ARREST/TRESPASSING – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Carol Ann Althoff, 45, of Kingman, early Thursday (7/9) evening for resisting arrest and trespassing, felonies.  Approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a trespassing report at a residence in the 3100 block of Carver Avenue.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The report party said that she has asked Althoff numerous times to leave her house and Althoff has refused.  Deputies contacted Althoff.  Eventually, Althoff agreed to leave the residence.  At about 5:30 p.m., deputies were informed that Althoff returned to her friend’s residence.  As deputies approached the residence, Althoff began running through the neighborhood from the deputy.  Deputies caught up with Althoff in the 3100 block of McVicar Avenue.   Althoff struggled as the deputy detained her.  Deputies responded back to the reporting party’s residence, a 52-year-old female victim.   The victim confirmed that she wanted prosecution against Althoff.  Althoff was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without further incident.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

WARRANTS ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Caleb John Crandall, 18, of Kingman, Sunday (7/5) morning on a failure to appear felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a contempt of court misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court for failure to complete drug counseling, pay fines and trash pick-up.   Deputies observed Crandall at a residence in the 3000 block of E McVicar Avenue.   Deputies knew Crandall to have active warrants.

Approximately 9:00 a.m., deputies contacted Crandall at the residence regarding his warrants.  A records check confirmed his outstanding warrants.  Crandall was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Crandall

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

 

Mohave County Probation Department

Most Wanted

 

            As of July 07, 2015, the following individuals have an outstanding warrant.  

 

 Darlington, Halie Mackenzie

DOB: 04/18/1993 White Female 5’5” 130 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Drug Paraphernalia Violation x2, Class 6 Felony; Taking Identity of Another, Class 4 Felony

DOW:  12/02/2014

 

 

Lewis, Hope Morgan

DOB: 06/09/1994 White Female 5’3” 110 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Unlaw Use of Means of Transp, Class 6 Undesignated

DOW:  06/29/2015

 

Young, Tanika Marie

DOB: 08/17/1993 White Female 5’7” 125 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Shoplifting, Class 6 Undesignated

DOW:  05/11/2015

 If you have, any information on any of the individuals listed, DO NOT approach or attempt to apprehend.  Please contact the Mohave County Probation Department Absconder Apprehension Unit at 928-716-4402, Silent Witness at 888-227-8780 or any area law enforcement agency.

 

The following individuals have been apprehended:

 

Falo, Bill Logovill

Offense: Money Laundering 2nd Deg, Class 4 Felony; Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Felony

DOW:  09/02/2015 DOC: 06/26/2015

 

 

Harvey, Ndongoi Makau

Offense: Agg-DUI – Lic Susp/Rev For DUI, Class 6 Felony

DOW:  04/10/2015 DOC: 07/01/2015

 

 

Pratt, Christopher Lamar

Offense: Theft – Control Stolen Property, Class 6 Felony; Unlaw Flight From Law Enf Veh, Class 5 Felony

DOW:  06/05/2015 DOC: 06/26/2015

 

Source Mohave County Probation Dept 

 

 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Autumn Lynn Lynn, 34, a transient, early Monday (7/6) afternoon for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and a misdemeanor warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court for failure to pay fines on original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Deputies were approached by a concerned citizen in the 1700 block of Camp Mohave Road.  The concerned citizen advised a female subject is walking in traffic and appeared to be on drugs.  Approximately 1:20 p.m., deputies located the female subject in the 1600 block of Camp Mohave Road.  Deputies contacted the female subject identified as Lynn.  Lynn advised that she was not walking in traffic and waving down cars.  A records check showed Lynn to have an active warrant.  Lynn was taken into custody without incident.  A search of Lynn‘s purse revealed numerous drug paraphernalia items for smoking and injecting drugs and a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. 

Lynn

WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lloyd Edward Gilbert, 19, of Kingman, early Monday (7/6) evening on a marijuana violation felony warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 6:45 p.m., deputies contacted Gilbert in the 3200 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding his felony warrant.  Gilbert was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Gilbert

** Structure Fire / Death Investigation **

Kingman Police Detectives are working with Fire Investigators from the Kingman Fire Department, regarding an early morning structure fire that killed an 86 year old woman. On July 7th, at about 1:10am, officers and fire personnel responded to a residence in the 1900blk. of Main St. to find a residential home engulfed in flames. One person was able to escape the home. Investigators believe the fire started from an electrical malfunction of a lift chair the victim was in. The victim is identified as Carol Scholer, 86.(Pronounced Shôler) The victim’s elderly sister was also in the home when the fire started. The sister was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center where she was treated and released for minor injuries she sustained from trying to save her sister.

** Sexual Abuse arrest **

On Monday, July 6th, at 12:30pm, Kingman Police arrested DEVON NICHOLAS-SHANE RYAN, 29 of Kingman, for a felony charge of Sexual Abuse. Officers responded to a health facility in the 3500blk. of Western Ave. where it was reported that Ryan had fondled a female health care worker during an appointment. The investigation led to the arrest of Ryan at the scene. Ryan, who admitted involvement in the offense, was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center. Ryan was also booked on two unrelated misdemeanor warrants out of Kingman Municipal and Kingman Justice Courts.

Ryan

 ** Dangerous Drugs **

On Monday, July 6th, at 8:50pm, Kingman Police arrested McArthur Ponder, 42 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Dangerous Drugs and misdemeanor Criminal Damage by Domestic Violence and Disorderly Conduct by Domestic Violence. Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 400blk. of Sunrise Ave where it was learned that McArthur had become disorderly and began damaging the inside of the residence. McArthur was found hiding in a bathroom attempting to inject methamphetamine. McArthur initially resisted officer commands, but was taken into custody without further incident. McArthur was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center.

Ponder

** Junior Police Academy Fund Raisers **
On July 8th the KPD Junior Police Academy cadets will be holding three fundraisers simultaneously to each other. Five Guys, will donate 15% of proceeds to the Explorers between the hours of 11:00am and 10:00pm. Baskin Robins will donate a portion of sales all day till closing. Chipotle will donate 50% of proceeds between 4:00 and 8:00pm. Customers can present the flyers and identify themselves as supporting the Explorers. Each of these businesses is located next to each other in the 3400blk. of Stockton Hill Rd. All money raised goes towards the costs of operating the two sessions of the Junior Police Academy each summer.

 

*  Monday, July 06, 2015  *

DRUGS FOR SALE/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Derick John McGrath, 35, and Falicia Marie Heit, 26, both of Kingman, late Friday (7/3) evening.  McGrath was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Heit was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with two misdemeanor warrants for contempt of court issued by Kingman Justice Court and Kingman Municipal Court.  Approximately 11:50 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic in the 4000 block of E Ryan Street.  Deputies contacted McGrath, the driver, and Heit, the passenger.  A records check showed Heit to have outstanding warrants.  Heit was taken into custody without incident.  Deputies found Heit to be in possession of a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance.  Deputies observed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance on the driver’s seat after McGrath exited the vehicle per the deputy’s request.  The bag located on the driver’s seat weighted approximately 2.74 grams.  A search of the vehicle revealed an electronic scale with white residue.  McGrath was taken into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

McGrath       Heit

 

3X’S BURGLARY/DRUGS/MARIJUANA/ASSAULT/DISORDERLY CONDUCT – FORT MOHAVE

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Katia Aide Ramirez, 19, of Bullhead City, and Luke Clayton Martin, 27, of Moreno Valley, CA, Saturday (7/4) evening.  Ramirez was arrested on three counts of burglary, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and possession of prescription only drugs, misdemeanor.  Martin was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct, misdemeanors.  Approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 2000 block of Jeffrey Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a male subject holding down a female subject in the driveway.   Deputies contacted the male subject.  The male subject said that he caught the female subject in the garage.  Deputies contacted the female subject identified as Ramirez and took her into custody without incident.  During conversations with Ramirez, she said that she was walking around stealing stuff out of cars and garages.  A search of Ramirez’s purse revealed two prescription pill bottles containing pills that did not have Ramirez’s name on the label, a pipe with residue, a plastic bag containing marijuana, a plastic container containing a white residue and a wallet belonging to Martin.  Medical responded and evaluated Ramirez because she had recently taken a pill, smoked marijuana and methamphetamine.  Ramirez was medically released.  Ramirez was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  In the meantime, another deputy was investigating an assault report a couple blocks away involving Luke Martin in the 2000 block of Sundance Drive.  Investigations determined that Martin accused two residents of stealing his wallet.  Martin was reported of pushing a female subject and he got into a brief fight with a male subject.  Martin was taken into custody without incident.  The Fort Mohave Fire Department personnel responded and treated the female subject.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.   During the investigation, deputies learned that a second vehicle had also been burglarized in the area.  Therefore, Ramirez was charged with three counts of burglary as reported above.

Ramirez 

 

WARRANTS ARREST/MARIJUANA – GOLDEN VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher Michael Moore, 42, of Kingman, early Sunday (7/5) evening on a parole violation felony warrant issued out of Arizona Department of Corrections, a contempt of court warrant and possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors.  Approximately 5:45 p.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Oatman Highway at milepost 37.  During the investigation, deputies contacted Moore, a passenger.  A records check showed Moore to have arrest warrants.  Moore was taken into custody without incident.  A search of Moore revealed a marijuana cigarette.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Moore

JULY 4TH HOLIDAY WEEKEND STATISTICS

Over July 4th weekend, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Waterways deputies handled a total of the following calls on Lake Havasu from Friday through Sunday:

Operating Under the Influence (OUI)                                                                            0

Boating Accidents without Injury                                                                                    2

Boating Accidents with Injury                                                                                          0

Safety Violation Citations                                                                                              11

Safety Violation Warnings                                                                                             60

Felony warrant                                                                                                                   1

Disturbances                                                                                                                      1

Boater Assists                                                                                                                 21

Agency Assists                                                                                                                  5

Sgt Ed Trafecany said, “The 4th of July weekend was very busy but relatively uneventful.  The trend regarding OUI's and accidents seems to continue to decline.  This can be attributed to continued law enforcement efforts and public education.”

 

**Felony Arrest on Possession of Drug Paraphernalia**

On Thursday, July 2nd at approximately 9:00 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Travis Ray Davis III, 21 of Kingman, in the 3900 block of N. Stockton Hill Rd. on a felony charge of Possession of Dangerous Drugs.  This arrest is the result of police contacting Davis, in reference to a trespass incident in the 3900 block of N. Stockton Hill Rd.  During the contact, Davis was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia consistent with the use of heroin.  Davis was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Davis

**Felony Arrest on Drug Related Charges**

On Thursday, July 2nd at approximately 9:40 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Robert Leiter, 39 of Kingman, in the 900 block of E. Andy Devine Ave. on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  This arrest stems after police contacted two subjects in an alleyway in the 900 block of E. Andy Devine.  The male subject was identified as Leiter, who was found to have a valid misdemeanor warrant.  While taking Leiter into custody, he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and various drug paraphernalia.  Leiter was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

 

**Felony Arrest on Drug Related Charges**

On Saturday, July 4th at approximately 12:45 p.m., Kingman Police arrested James Dean Newton, 57 of Kingman, in the area of E. Berk Ave. and N. Harvard St. on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and two misdemeanor warrants.  This arrest stems after police contacted Newton on a traffic stop in the area of E. Berk Ave. and N. Harvard St.  During the traffic stop, Newton was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia as well as two misdemeanor Failure to Pay warrants.  He was booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Newton

Thursday, July 2, 2015

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Craig Wesley Gates, 29, of Kingman, early Wednesday (7/1) afternoon for aggravated assault per domestic violence, felony.  Investigations began on Thursday, June 25th, when deputies responded to an assault report at a residence in the 7900 block of Sunward Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 51-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that Gates, his son, assaulted him with a metal bar that had a sledgehammer attached to the end.  The victim further reported that he grabbed a metal bar to protect himself.   The victim said that his thumbs got hit a few times and after Gates dropped the pipe, he started walking into the house.  The victim further said that Gates came up from behind and tackled him to the ground and Gates began punching him in the head.  In the meantime, Gates mom called 911 and Gates eventually left the scene.  Deputies observed the victims’ thumbs were bleeding and swollen.  Deputies later learned the victims’ thumb was broken.   Wednesday (7/1) afternoon, at about 12:30 p.m., deputies contacted Gates inside his travel trailer on the property in the 7900 block of Sunward Drive regarding the assault.  Gates advised that he defended himself and beat up his dad because his dad attacked him with a metal bar.  Gates showed the deputy his injured elbow, but deputies did not observe any exterior injuries.  Gates was taken into custody without incident.  Deputies contacted the victim and observed the victims’ right forearm was heavily bandaged with wrappings and a splint on his wrist and thumb.  Gates was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Gates 

 

BURGLARY/RESISTING ARREST – MOHAVE VALLEY

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leroy Richard Fass, 25, of Mohave Valley, late Tuesday (6/30) morning for burglary, felony, along with resisting arrest and a failure to appear warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court. 

Approximately 6:00 a.m., deputies responded to a suspicious call in the 10000 block of Oak Tree Drive.  The reporting party advised that they are watching a neighbor’s residence and a male subject had entered the property and taken a quad.  Upon arrival, deputies were unable to locate a male subject walking with a quad.  At about 9:45 a.m., deputies returned to the area as the owner of the residence was on the phone and wanted the deputy to enter his property and check for the quad.  Shortly thereafter, deputies entered the property and entered the garage.  Deputies observed one quad inside the garage, but the owner advised that there should be two quads.  Deputies learned that the suspect may be Fass who lives in the area.  Deputies responded to Fass’s residence in the 10000 block of River Delta Road.  Deputies received permission to search the property where they located the missing quad.  While the quad was being towed, deputies observed Fass jumping a neighbor’s fence.  Deputies yelled at him to stop, but he continued without stopping.  Deputies got into their patrol unit and drove to a field behind Fass’s residence where Fass continued to run.  Eventually, Fass ran back onto his property and into his residence where he was taken into custody.  A records check showed Fass to have an active warrant.  A search of Fass revealed a key to the quad.  Fass attempted to kick the deputy as he was being escorted to the patrol unit.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without further incident.

Fass

 

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/WARRANT ARREST – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Scott Wayne Bridges, 46, and Bob Earl Wilkerson Jr., 45, both of Kingman, Tuesday (6/30) evening.  Bridges was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of narcotic drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Wilkerson was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court.  Approximately 8:50 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Thompson Avenue near Melody Street.  Deputies contacted Bridges, the driver, and Wilkerson, the passenger.  A records check showed Wilkerson to have an active warrant.  Wilkerson was taken into custody without incident.  During conversations with Bridges, he said he has a syringe in the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance, a syringe, a pipe with residue and a pill identified as a narcotic drug.  Bridges was taken into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Bridges      Wilkerson

 

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Mohave County Probation Department

Most Wanted

 

            As of July 01, 2015, the following individuals have an outstanding warrant.  

  

Crandall, Mark Allan

DOB: 06/16/1965 White Male 6’1” 140 lbs

Eyes: Blue   Hair: Brown

Offense: Agg DUI – Lic Susp/Rev for DUI, Class 4 Felony; Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Felony

DOW:  06/25/2015

 

 

 

Nielsen, Scott Andrew

DOB: 06/14/1961 White Male 5’8” 132 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Burglary 3rd Degree, Class 4 Felony

DOW:  06/25/2015

 

 

 

Sweeney, John Clarence

DOB: 02/02/1963 White Male 5’9” 170 lbs

Eyes: Brown   Hair: Brown

Offense: Agg DUI – Lic Susp/Rev for DUI, Class 4 Felony

DOW:  06/24/2015

 

The following individuals have been apprehended:

 

Hanna, Chad Brent

Offense: Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Undesignated; Drug Paraphernalia Violation, Class 6 Undesignated; False Report to Law Enforce, Class 1 Misdemeanor

DOW:  04/13/2015 DOC: 06/24/2015

 

 

 

McCombs, Jeremie Wayne

Offense: Disord Conduct – Weapon/Instr, Class 6 Undesignated

DOW:  06/11/2015 DOC: 06/25/2015

 

 

 

Ruvalcaba, Cruz Alberto

Offense: Narcotic Drug Violation, Class 4 Felony; Shoplifting, Class 1 Misdemeanor

DOW:  03/09/2015 DOC: 06/27/2015

 

 

If you have, any information on any of the individuals listed, DO NOT approach or attempt to apprehend.  Please contact the Mohave County Probation Department Absconder Apprehension Unit at 928-716-4402, Silent Witness at 888-227-8780 or any area law enforcement agency.

 

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION – GOLDEN VALLEY 

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to a shooting early Wednesday (7/1) morning at about 3:56 a.m. in the 4700 block of Elgin Road. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 37-year-old male victim that had been shot.  The victim was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center where he was treated and later released.  The victim suffered from a grazing gunshot wound to his head. 

Detectives learned that a confrontation occurred at the residence between the suspect and the victim.  The suspect was not at the residence when deputies arrived.  This is an active investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234. 

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Recently..........

 a business owner lost $1,000.00 to a scammer. It goes like this: The business owner got a call from a 602 number late on a Friday. They said they were with Unisource and there was a balance owed of 1000 dollars, and that they would have to shut the power off in 1 hour if it was not paid by getting a Green Dot money pak at Wal-Mart and calling them back with the pin numbers. The business owner panicked because they would have to close for the weekend if the power went off. The owner assumed the last check to Unisource did not clear or there was some other problem and did not verify with Unisource till it was too late.

Unfortunately it was a scam.

 Unisource would never call you to do that, nor would any other utility company do that.  Call Law enforcement if you receive any such call.

The Cat Team

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