Mohave 911 - 05/05/06

Crimes and Fires - 05/05/06

KINGMAN – A two-vehicle accident Thursday night left a woman dead and a man critically injured.

About 7:06 p.m., three units and four personnel from the Kingman Fire Department responded to the 2700 block of Old Highway 66, Battalion Chief Porter Williams said.

A 1983 Toyota pickup, driven by John Sexsmith, 30, of Kingman was westbound when it turned into the path of an eastbound 1995 Ford pickup driven by Amy Robles, 28, of Golden Valley, a news release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety stated. Deanna Bouchet, 37, of Kingman, a passenger in the Toyota, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sexsmith was first taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, where he was admitted with head injuries and a broken arm.

Robles complained of neck pain but refused medical treatment.

KINGMAN – A Kingman woman was critically injured early Thursday in a rollover accident. About 12:47 a.m., an engine and three personnel from the Kingman Fire Department responded to the 3800 block of Willow Road, Battalion Chief Bill Johnston said.

April Ann O’Laughlin, 33, the driver of a 1989 Ford Mustang, was not belted in and was ejected in the crash, said Sgt. Rusty Cooper of the Kingman Police Department.

She sustained head and body trauma and was initially taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas.

A 22-year-old male passenger in the vehicle suffered minor injuries in the crash. He was treated at the scene and released.

Alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, which remains under investigation.

DOLAN SPRINGS – A rollover accident Wednesday sent the male driver to University Medical Center in Las Vegas with serious injuries.

About 4:58 p.m., an engine and two personnel from the Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire Department responded to milepost 43 on U.S. 93, Chief Dave Estenson said.

Careflight flew the victim, whose age was estimated at 30, to UMC with chest and stomach injuries.

No further information was immediately available.

GOLDEN VALLEY – Department of Public Safety officers arrested Robert Lewis McWilliams, 39, of Golden Valley on Tuesday on a felony charge of aggravated DUI, plus a felony aggravated DUI warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and misdemeanor shoplifting warrant out of Lake Havasu City.

About 8:26 a.m., an officer stopped Lewis on State Route 68 near milepost 29 after observing his vehicle commit several lane usage violations, a news release from the DPS stated.

McWilliams reportedly had an odor of alcohol about him and red, watery eyes. He did poorly on field sobriety tests. A records check uncovered the two warrants and a suspended license on McWilliams. He was booked into Mohave County Jail.

Results of a blood draw on him are pending.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Mitchell Allen Guess, 47, of Kingman on April 28 on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license. About 9 p.m., an officer stopped a 1985 Ford Tempo in the 2500 block of East Andy Devine Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated.

Mitchell, the driver, was found to have a suspended license. He was taken into custody and a search allegedly uncovered methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia. Guess was booked into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Cherish Angelina Montoya, 19, of Kingman early Sunday on a felony charge of theft of means of transportation.

On Saturday, the KPD took a stolen vehicle report wherein the victim stated her daughter took her 1992 Ford Bronco, a news release from the KPD stated.

About 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies located the vehicle as it was driven in the 4300 block of N. Bank St. They stopped it and detained Montoya, the driver.

KPD officers responded to the scene, arrested Montoya and booked her into Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Brittany Lee Gomez, 18, of Kingman on Sunday on a felony charge of aggravated assault on police and five misdemeanor warrants for various offenses issued by Kingman Municipal Court.

Officers responded to a disturbance call from a residence in the 2400 block of Karen Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated. Upon arrival, officers learned of the outstanding warrants on Gomez, who had locked herself inside a travel trailer on the property and refused to come out. Officers forced entry into the trailer at which time Gomez allegedly began throwing objects, striking both officers.

Gomez continued to struggle before being handcuffed. She was booked into Mohave County Jail.