WIKIEUP – Mohave County Sheriff’s investigators are trying to determine if a Scottsdale man fell or deliberately jumped to his death from the Burro Creek Bridge.
About 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle upon which they had received an attempt-to-locate broadcast earlier in the day from the Mesa Police Department, a news release from the MCSO stated.
Mesa Police were looking for James Aldrich Webb, 58. He left town in a distraught state in a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu.
“He left insinuations with his girlfriend that he would not be returning,” MCSO spokeswoman Trish Carter said.
Deputies went to the new bridge construction site about 14 miles south of Wikieup at milepost 139 on U.S. 93, where the Malibu was located.
Department of Public Safety officers joined deputies in searching the immediate area without finding Webb. Kingman Ranger, the DPS air rescue helicopter, joined the search early Wednesday but also failed to located Webb.
After daylight Wednesday, Arizona Department of Transportation employees observed a body lying in Burro Creek about 600 feet below the bridge. Kingman Search and Rescue units responded to assist in extricating the body from the canyon.
Webb was pronounced dead at the scene.
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested James Brian Urie, 48, of Bullhead City on Monday on a Kingman Justice Court felony warrant for failure to comply with sex offender registration.
Urie walked into MCSO headquarters to update his requirement as a registered sex offender, a news release from the MCSO stated.
Detectives learned of the outstanding warrant, took Urie into custody and booked him into Mohave County Jail.
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Alonso Javier Hurtado, 23, of Kingman on Monday night on a felony warrant for dangerous drug violation issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Detectives observed Hurtado driving a vehicle near Thompson Avenue and N. Melody Street and knew he had an outstanding warrant, a news release from the MCSO stated.
About 5:43 p.m., they stopped the vehicle at N. Melody Street and Potter Avenue and contacted Hurtado.
After confirming the warrant, detectives booked Hurtado into Mohave County Jail.
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Tina Marie Lamson, 34, and Kirk Ray Gamblin, 45, both of Kingman on Monday on felony warrants issued by Mohave County Superior Court.
Lamson’s warrant was for failure to appear. The warrant on Gamblin was for failure to appear, and he also had a misdemeanor probation violation warrant out of Kingman Municipal Court.
About 1:53 p.m., detectives contacted Lamson and Gamblin at a residence in the 4300 block of Eagle Drive, a news release from the MCSO stated.
Both suspects were taken into custody without incident and booked into Mohave County Jail.
KINGMAN – Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives arrested two Kingman residents Friday.
Detectives simultaneously served search warrants at 3084 Roundup Avenue and 3122 Unforgiven Lane just north of Rattlesnake Hill east of Kingman, a news release from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office stated.
Detectives seized a handgun, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.
James Joseph Combs, 38, and Kenneth Carlos Combs, 47, were booked into Mohave County Jail on felony charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of dangerous drugs, transfer of dangerous drugs, involving a minor in a drug offense and misconduct involving weapons.
The raids stemmed from an investigation in which the two brothers allegedly had sent methamphetamine to an Ohio address over the last few months. The Kingman raids were carried out in conjunction with one made by a narcotics task force in Streetsboro, Ohio.
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dennis Raul Nogales, 41, of Kingman on Tuesday on a felony charge of prisoner assault with bodily fluids.
About 12:20 p.m., deputies went to Mohave County Jail and contacted a corrections officer regarding an alleged assault by an inmate, a news release from the MCSO stated.
The corrections officer reported escorting Nogales to his cell when the prisoner spit in his face. Nogales had been brought into the jail by a Kingman Police officer and was being processed and booked on a misdemeanor charge when the alleged assault occurred.
KINGMAN – Kingman Police detectives arrested Anthony Robert McKee, 42, of Kingman on multiple felony charges Tuesday night.
About 11:36 p.m., detectives went to a residence in the 2800 block of Southern Avenue looking for McKee, who had a Mohave County Superior Court warrant for failure to appear stemming from an original charge of forgery, a news release from the KPD stated.
McKee also had a misdemeanor Kingman Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
During his arrest, McKee allegedly was found in possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, all felonies.
He was booked into Mohave County Jail.
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Boni Jean Ramos, 26, of Kingman on Tuesday on a felony charge of forgery and misdemeanor failure to appear warrant issued by Kingman Municipal Court.
Detectives responded to a report of forgery at a business in the 4400 block of N. Bank Street, a news release from the MCSO stated.
Detectives learned that Ramos allegedly had tried to cash a stolen check. The account holder/victim was contacted and verified he recently had been a burglary victim and checks were stolen.
A records check on Ramos turned up the warrant.
She was booked into Mohave County Jail.
KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Julia Lynn Cobos, 29, of Kingman on Wednesday on felony charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, promoting prison contraband and two warrants.
Officers were conducting a stolen vehicle investigation at a residence in the 2400 block of Karen Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated.
They contacted Cobos, who was visiting the residence. A records check on her turned up two misdemeanor warrants for probation violations from Kingman Municipal Court.
Cobos was taken into custody and taken to Mohave County Jail.
Corrections officers searched Cobos during the booking process and allegedly found marijuana and drug paraphernalia on her person. The contraband charge was added to the booking sheet in that Cobos knew she was bringing it into a correctional facility.
KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Terry Lyn Green, 42, of Kingman on Wednesday night on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
About 11:46 p.m., Green was contacted during a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Townsend Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated.
A search of Green allegedly produced methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
She was booked into Mohave County Jail.