On Feb. 22, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Wayne Siufanwa Mulumulu, 23, a transient on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies responded to a disturbance at a home in the 3100 block of McVicar Avenue at about 8:48 a.m. The caller told deputies that Mulumulu was in a rear apartment and she wanted him to leave due to prior issues. Deputies ultimately found Mulumulu hiding in the attic. He eventually came down and was taken into custody. Mulumulu was allegedly in possession of a glass pipe with residue. Mulumulu reportedly told deputies that he was going to leave, but was scared and had nowhere to go, according to Mohave County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Trish Carter. He was taken into custody without incident.
A mouthful of evidence
On Feb. 26, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Isaac Wayne Sparks, 25, of Kingman on a felony charge of marijuana possession, a misdemeanor count of tampering with evidence and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Sparks was a passenger in a car that deputies pulled over for excessive speeding - 45 mph in a 25 mph zone - in the area of Snavely Avenue and Bank Street at about 9 p.m. The driver, 38, was taken into custody on the misdemeanor. Deputies reportedly smelled the odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle and the odor of fresh marijuana on Sparks' breath. They also allegedly observed pieces of the plant in Sparks' mouth. Both men were taken into custody without incident.
On Feb. 27, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Eric Wayne Blankenship, 22, of Kingman on felony charges of theft of means of transportation and possession of stolen property. Deputies arrested Blankenship, an inmate at the Mohave County jail, for the theft of a 1980 Suzuki 250cc motorcycle.
On Feb. 26, Kingman Police officers arrested David K. Estes, 64, of Kingman on felony charges of sale of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a felony warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at Estes' home in the 3200 block of Sage Street at about 11 a.m. Officers learned of the warrant and took Estes into custody without incident. He was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and more than 20 grams of methamphetamine.
White crystal residue
On March 1, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Russell Long Robinson, 23, and Dessiarae May Clouse, 27, both of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Clouse also had a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fined issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies stopped the pair at about 2:50 a.m. on Northern Avenue and Pinal Street. Robinson reportedly consented to a search, which allegedly revealed he was in possession of a syringe containing a liquid substance and a plastic bag containing a white crystal residue. Clouse was taken into custody on her warrant and a search allegedly revealed she was in possession of several plastic bags containing a white crystal substance. Both were taken into custody without incident.
On March 1, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Larry Joe Roberts, 44, and Nicholas Roberts, 19, both of Golden Valley. Larry Roberts was arrested on a felony warrant for failure to appear issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Nicholas Roberts was arrested on a pair of felony warrants for theft of means of transportation issued by Mohave County Superior and Kingman Justice courts. Deputies responded to a home in the 3800 block of Burro Drive regarding two wanted felons.
A bad neighbor
On March 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jimmy Wayne Valadez, 43, of Kingman on a felony charge of third-degree burglary. Deputies responded to a suspicious incident report regarding a vacant home in the 2900 block of Thompson Avenue. They reportedly observed a green passenger car parked in front of the residence with a number of items inside, including hubcaps and cans of paint. They also reportedly observed a man exit a shed on the property who was later identified as Valadez. Valadez reportedly told deputies he was collecting trash the previous tenants left behind and had their permission to be on the property. The owner, 43, was contacted and he said he did not give Valadez permission to be on the property or to take items. Inside his car was four chrome hubcaps, cans of paint, an extension cord and a photograph of the victim's family, according to Mohave County Sheriff's spokeswoman Trish Carter.
On March 5, Jonathan Lee Begay, 36, of Kingman surrendered to Mohave County Sheriff's Office deputies. He was wanted on a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Municipal Court. Begay turned himself in at about 11:50 a.m. at the sheriff's office and was booked into jail.