Thursday, September 25, 2008

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Edgar Raymundo, 23, of Kingman Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of felony possession of dangerous drugs and a warrant. At 10:06 p.m., deputies stopped Raymundo's vehicle at Castle Rock Road and Sunshine. A records check showed Raymundo to have a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant. A search of the vehicle revealed a small plastic box containing a white crystal substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Raymundo was taken into custody and booked into the county jail.

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Andrew James Wisniske, 22, of Golden Valley Sunday afternoon for a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court. At 4:07 p.m., deputies observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. They stopped the vehicle at Hualapai Mountain and DW Ranch roads and spoke to the driver, Wisniske. He admitted to speeding. A records check showed him to have an outstanding warrant. He was taken into custody and booked into the county jail.

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Vanessa Evelyn Bell, 21, of Kingman Saturday evening on suspicion of felony possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. At 5:29 p.m., deputies stopped an all-terrain vehicle without a license plate traveling eastbound on Devlin Avenue. A records check showed Bell to have an outstanding warrant. She was taken into custody. A search of the vehicle revealed a glass pipe with burnt residue and numerous plastic bags containing a white crystal residue which field-tested positive for methamphetamine. She was booked into the county jail.

KINGMAN - Kingman Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on Sept. 19 at the intersection of Airway Avenue and Stockton Hill Road. A truck and another vehicle collided while making a turn. A 48-year-old woman was treated for minor injuries at the scene, taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center and later was released.

KINGMAN - Kingman Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on Sept. 19 at Yavapai and Kenwood. A moped ran a stop sign and collided with another moped. Minor injuries were reported.

BULLHEAD CITY - Bullhead City Police Department is reporting a possible business fraud case. In July, two men, believed to be Hispanic, presented a letter to Kmart stating they were from the "Christian Emergency Help Fund for the Handicapped and Disabled." The suspects also gave Kmart a "promissory letter of guaranty of payment" signed by the organization's president, "Margaret D. Emerson." The two men then purchased several items and several gift cards for $575 and gave Kmart a fraudulent "purchase order." The same organization has made fraudulent purchases at Kmarts in Lake Havasu City and Las Vegas. BCPD detectives cannot confirm that this organization exists. Anyone with information should contact the BCPD at (928) 763-9200 or the non-emergency dispatch number after hours, (928) 763-1999.

KINGMAN - Kingman Police officers arrested Mark Thomas Benton, 54, of Kingman on Sept. 17 on suspicion of felony forgery. At 11 a.m., officers responded to an office supply store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding a man making copies of a doctor's prescriptions. Officers contacted Benton and found that he had been making altered copies of prescriptions for narcotic drugs. Benton was booked into the county jail.

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jayson Adam Kaelin, 19, of Kingman on Sept. 18 on suspicion of felony escape and misdemeanor assault per domestic violence, disorderly conduct per domestic violence and criminal damage. At 6:33 p.m., deputies responded to a domestic violence call at a parking lot in the 1900 block of Jagerson Avenue. A woman told deputies she and Kaelin were arguing as they sat in a vehicle. She said Kaelin struck her when he threw the keys of the vehicle at her. He then stabbed the front tire of the vehicle with a pocketknife before walking off. Deputies noticed the vehicle had a flat tire. They contacted Kaelin at the entrance to the parking lot. He admitted to slashing the tire and was taken into custody. He broke the back passenger door window of the MCSO unit with his head, opened the door and jumped out. The patrol unit was moving about 5-10 mph near the 3100 block of Stockton Hill Road. Kaelin ran behind a business. Deputies followed him, caught him and took him back into custody.