Mohave 911 - 06/14/06

Crimes and Fires - 06/14/06

DOLAN SPRINGS – Four people were killed June 6 in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 93.

About 8:32 p.m., Department of Public Safety officers responded to milepost 41.8, a news release from the DPS stated.

A southbound vehicle was attempting a left turn onto Pierce Ferry Road. It turned into the path of a northbound vehicle. with both catching fire in the resulting collision. Identification of the driver of the southbound vehicle has not been released as next-of-kin have not yet been notified.

Pronounced dead at the scene was Patrick Larry Hunt, 53, of Sparks, Nev. He was a passenger in the southbound vehicle.

Igor Rabinovich, 31, the driver of the northbound vehicle, and his passenger, Nataliya Pigurnova, 32, also died at the scene. Both are from Thousand Oaks, Calif.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Thomas G. Solaizza, 38, of Kingman on June 6 on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

About 11:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported disturbance at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Harrison Street, a news release from the MCSO stated.

Solaiza was contacted and allegedly found in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Eugene Brown, 55, of Kingman on June 7 on a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court on an original charge of failure to register/comply as a sex offender.

About 8:10 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance in the 2400 block of Highway 66, a news release from the MCSO stated.

Deputies knew of the outstanding warrant on Brown, who residents said fled the scene. A search of the area located Brown across the railroad tracks south of a trailer park and he was taken into custody.

The warrant was confirmed and Brown was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police detectives arrested Philip John Fenton, 67, of Kingman on Thursday on 10 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

In November 2005, detectives began an investigation involving Fenton and the possibility of him accessing and downloading images of child pornography, a news release from the KPD stated.

The investigation led to the serving of a search warrant at an unspecified local residence. Several computers were seized along with hundreds of computer discs.

Detectives allegedly found thousands of images and video clips of child pornography among the seized items.

About 3:40 p.m. Thursday, they arrested Fenton and booked him into Mohave County Jail.

GOLDEN VALLEY – The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of another telephone scam.

Golden Valley Fire Department personnel contacted the MCSO to report two valley residents were contacted for donations by an organization calling itself the Association of Fire Departments, a news release from the MCSO stated.

The caller appears helpful by offering to take the credit card number of the person being called or by coming by his/her residence to pick up any donation.

The MCSO urges residents to ask any solicitor for a call-back number. A legitimate business or charity will understand.

If you suspect fraud, contact your nearest law enforcement agency.

GOLDEN VALLEY – A motorcyclist was injured after losing control of his bike Saturday.

About 5:03 p.m., two units and four personnel from the Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the intersection of Coconino Road and Shinarump Drive, Capt. Tony DeMaio said.

The male victim was riding with a friend (on a separate bike) when his motorcycle may have experienced a mechanical problem that led to the accident. He sustained a possible broken left wrist and leg, breathing difficulties and was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center.

No further information was available.

GOLDEN VALLEY – A singlewide mobile home was destroyed by fire early Sunday.

About 3:04 a.m., two units and four personnel from the Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the 3600 block of N. Laguna Road, Capt. Tony DeMaio said.

Upon arrival, firefighters found the structure fully engulfed in flames. However, a locked gate to the property hampered firefighters.

The owner was in another mobile home on the property, hence no injuries were reported.

DeMaio estimated the loss at $10,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.