On May 24, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Andrew David Harrison, 35, of Kingman on felony charges of transport and/or selling dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies stopped Harrison at about 9:35 a.m., reportedly for speeding, on Baker Avenue south of Northern Avenue. Harrison reportedly told deputies he was in possession of marijuana. A search revealed Harrison had a bag of pot and two plastic bags containing methamphetamine weighing a total of 1.6 grams. He was taken into custody without incident.
On May 25, firefighters with the Ft. Mohave and Mohave Valley fire departments discovered a body inside a burning residence. The blaze in the 5600 block of South Pasadena Road broke out at about 6:10 p.m., according to the neighbor who called it in. The Fort Mohave Fire Department and the Mohave County Sheriff's Office are conducting a joint investigation.
On May 26, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested James Joe Esposito, 23, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of making a false report to a law enforcement officer. Deputies stopped Esposito at about 10:45 a.m. while he was riding a bicycle in the 4300 block of Able Drive. Esposito reportedly said he didn't have identification, but gave deputies a birth date that indicated he was 15 years old. Deputies found an ID card in Esposito's wallet that gave his correct name and age. They also reportedly found a scale used to weigh drugs and three plastic bags that contained a combined weight of four grams of methamphetamine. He was taken into custody without incident.
On May 26, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jaci Elaine Gilstrap, 22, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Deputies contacted Gilstrap during a traffic stop in the area of Marshall Drive and Snavely Avenue. A search of her purse reportedly yielded a wrapper containing a black sticky substance that tested positive for heroin. She was taken into custody without incident.
On May 27, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Rusten Dean Adkins, 28, of Kingman on charges of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor charges of criminal damage and a failure to pay fines warrant issued out of Kingman Justice Court. Deputies responded to the corner of Norrie Road and Lass Avenue, where a 33-year-old man told them Adkins shattered his car's driver's-side window with a baseball bat. The alleged victim said he had just dropped off his son with his former girlfriend and was leaving when Adkins, the woman's current boyfriend, came outside with the bat and hit the window. Adkins was holding the bat in one hand and a beer in the other when deputies arrived at his residence. He reportedly admitted to breaking the man's window and was taken into custody without incident.