MOHAVE COUNTY - Mohave County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Units were deployed Friday afternoon after three people became stranded in the desert. The people called from their cell phone around 2:30 p.m. and reported that their vehicle had become stuck in a wash. Investigations determined the subjects left from their residence in Golden Valley at about 8:30 a.m. to go off-roading in their 2-wheel drive Chevy Silverado. Deputies learned the subjects were stranded without water and one of the subjects is known to have epileptic seizures. The subjects were located around 5 p.m. in Pass Canyon, southwest of the Black Mountains and approximately 4 miles south of Highway 68. The two female subjects, identified as Carrie Morgan, 20, and Tanya Roscoe, 29, were airlifted to the Golden Valley Fire Department by CareFlight. Carrie Morgan was transported by River Medical Ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center where she was treated for dehydration. Roscoe was picked up by a friend from the GVFD. SAR personnel transported the third subject identified as Stuart Morgan, 48, to his residence. Roscoe and Stuart Morgan were in good health.
GOLDEN VALLEY - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to a single vehicle off-road accident involving a 4-wheeler in the area of Colorado Road and Hermit Road Friday morning. Deputies responded to the scene around 11 a.m. and contacted the driver identified, as Randle L. Long, 51, of Las Vegas. The victim reported that he was riding his 4-wheeler with his wife on the back as they drove through a wash. The victim reported that he slowed down as he approached Hermit Road where he saw barbed wire lying across the wash, which had been cut. The victim said that as he proceeded, he was struck by a strand of barbed wire in his neck that he didn't see. He sustained a severed artery on the right side of his neck.Long was airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas where he was treated and later released.
KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Stephanie Marie Meisch, 23, of Kingman Friday for theft and unlawful flight from law enforcement, felonies, along with aggressive driving, driving with suspended license, and two warrants for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court, misdemeanors. At about 11:30 p.m., deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a truck, which was traveling on Northfield Avenue near N. Bank Street, but the vehicle continued without stopping. Deputies observed the vehicle traveling erratically, at a high rate of speed and causing another vehicle to swerve off the roadway. Deputies followed the truck from a safe distance. A short time later, deputies located the vehicle parked in front of a residence in the 3600 block of Northfield Avenue with the engine still running and the passenger side door was left opened. Deputies contacted people inside the residence. One of the subjects was identified as Meisch. During conversations with Meisch, she admitted that she was driving the truck. A record check showed Meisch to have a suspended driver's license and outstanding warrants. Deputies determined the vehicle that Meisch was driving was reported stolen to the Glendale Police Department. Meisch said that she did not know the vehicle was stolen as a friend had left the vehicle at their house. Meisch was taken into custody without incident. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.