Mohave 911 - 06/15/06

Crimes and Fires - 06/15/06

KINGMAN – Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 about 30 miles east of Kingman were closed for about three hours Sunday night following three separate accidents involving 12 vehicles.

About 11 p.m., Department of Public Safety officers responded to milepost 84.2, a news release from the DPS stated.

An abandoned utility trailer rolled into traffic lanes and was hit by a commercial vehicle, which caught fire. All injuries were minor.

KINGMAN – Department of Public Safety officers arrested Michael Krenz of Kingman on Friday on felony charges of domestic/aggravated assault (two counts), aggravated assault (two counts), domestic violence by criminal damage and a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence by disorderly conduct.

Officers responded to milepost 44.6 on U.S. 93 regarding a domestic dispute involving vehicles, a news release from the MCSO stated.

Victims reported they were headed from Kingman to Las Vegas. Krenz allegedly forced his wife’s vehicle off the road, then began using profanity and making threats. As Krenz was leaving the scene, he allegedly put his vehicle in reverse and twice rammed his wife’s vehicle, causing extensive damage to the front bumper.

Krenz later was located at his residence, arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested William Jay Morse, 43, of Kingman on Sunday night on a felony parole violation warrant issued by the California Department of Corrections.

About 8 p.m., deputies contacted Morse in the area of Castle Rock Road and Northern Avenue, a news release from the MCSO stated.

A records check turned up the warrant. Morse was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Webb Wray Ketcherside Jr., 27, of Kingman on June 9 on a felony charge of aggravated harassment and misdemeanor charges of assault, threatening and criminal damage.

About 8:30 p.m., deputies contacted the 48-year-old female victim at a residence in the 2700 block of Potter Avenue, a news release from the MCSO stated.

She reported having an order of protection from Ketcherside, who had come to the residence and refused to leave. The victim alleged Ketcherside entered the residence and hit and choked a 37-year-old male lying on a couch. He was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center.

A third victim, a 77-year-old male, retrieved a handgun, causing Ketcherside to leave the residence.

Deputies later located Ketcherside walking in the area of Packard Avenue and Roosevelt Street and took him into custody. Ketcherside allegedly became combative while being driven to Mohave County Jail and required further restraint.

He was taken to KRMC for treatment and allegedly struggled there with a deputy, resulting in damage to the deputy’s personal property.

After being released from KRMC, Ketcherside was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Ara Jean Burgett, 37, of Kingman early Wednesday on felony charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

About 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding a found purse containing marijuana, a news release from the KPD stated.

Burgett, the purse’s owner, was located. After questioning, she was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Jeremy David Ross, 26, of Kingman early Wednesday on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

About 12:45 a.m., officers contacted Ross in the 3600 block of Stockton Hill Road, a news release from the KPD stated.

A records check on him found the warrant that stemmed from an original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. During the contact Ross allegedly was found in possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was booked into Mohave County Jail.

GOLDEN VALLEY – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Keith Allen Tillman, 21, of Golden Valley early Wednesday on felony charges of theft (three counts) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

About 2:30 a.m., deputies tried to stop a dirt bike in the area of La Palma Road and Chino Drive, a news release from the MCSO stated.

The driver rode on for a short distance before jumping off the bike and fleeing into the desert.

A records check on the bike revealed it was reported stolen May 30. A bag attached to its handlebars allegedly contained three glass pipes and a marijuana pipe.

Deputies followed the suspect’s tracks to a residence in the 2700 block of Ligurta Road, where they found another dirt bike and four-wheeler. Deputies contacted a suspect, identified as Tillman, inside the residence.

He was taken into custody and searched. The search allegedly produced a marijuana pipe.

Owners of the dirt bikes and four-wheeler were contacted and told of the recovery of their property.

Tillman was booked into Mohave County Jail.