10/11

KINGMAN - Even with the cooling weather, it's important to be aware of bees, as a 55-year-old Chloride woman learned the hard way. The Kingman Fire Department responded to the emergency room of Kingman Regional Medical Center at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday where the woman was suffering multiple bee stings. The woman was moving a stack of tires at her residence when she was attacked by a sworm of bees, Kingman Fire Battalion Chief Bill Johnston said. She then drove to KRMC with some of the swarm still in her vehicle. "We're real lucky that she didn't get involved in an accident on the way to the hospital still getting stung by bees," Johnston said. Wearing protective equipment, KPD personnel removed the bees, living and dead, from the vehicle while the woman received treatment. The KPD sent specimen samples to the University of Arizona to see if the bees were Africanized. "People still need to be aware that bees are still being active," Johnston said.

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KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Mohave County Jail on Monday in reference to a male subject wanting to turn himself in on an outstanding warrant. About 8:56 a.m., deputies contacted Bart Maurice Comeau, 42, of Lake Havasu City and confirmed his active warrant. Comeau was arrested on a probation violation felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court on an original domestic violence charge. He was taken into custody and booked in the jail without incident.

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KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kimberly Ranee Smith, 28, of Kingman and a 38-year-old Kingman resident Friday afternoon. About 2:20 p.m., dispatch informed deputies of a female erratically driving a red Lincoln with a male passenger in the area of Thompson Avenue and College Drive. Deputies observed the vehicle stop in the 1700 block of Thompson Avenue. They contacted the driver, who gave a false name at first. While deputies were speaking with Smith, a search of the vehicle was conducted with a K-9. The K-9 alerted his handler to a handbag located in the front seat area. A search of the handbag allegedly revealed a glass pipe with residue, a silver canister containing marijuana and two plastic bags containing a white crystal substance, which field-tested positive for methamphetamine. In further conversations with Smith, she admitted the items were hers. A records check showed Smith to have outstanding warrants. She was arrested for felony possession of dangerous drugs, felony possession of marijuana, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, felony taking identify of another person, and three misdemeanor offenses. She was booked into the jail without incident. Deputies also contacted the passenger. A records check showed him to have outstanding misdemeanor warrants. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.