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Mohave 911: Thursday, March 5, 2009

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY - Mohave County Sheriff's detectives were notified recently by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office that a wanted suspect out of Mohave County was taken into custody. Paul Allen Sorensen, 49, of La Verkin, Utah, was wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred on Jan. 5, when he allegedly held his estranged wife captive for 24-36 hours at her residence in Cane Beds, Ariz. She was beaten during the incident. Sorensen was extradited from California on Monday and booked into the Mohave County Jail. He was arrested on a felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court on suspicion of the following felony charges: attempt to commit murder, five counts of aggravated assault per domestic violence, kidnapping per domestic violence, threat/intimidate per domestic violence, burglary and theft of means of transportation.

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher Wesslle Covington, 20, of Kingman Monday morning on suspicion of felony possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. At 1:20 a.m., deputies responded to the 3800 block of Devlin Avenue in reference to loud music. Upon arrival, deputies located the house and contacted the residents. Deputies were allowed inside the house where they smelled an odor of burnt marijuana. Deputies contacted six people at the residence and learned that they all had been drinking alcoholic beverages. Deputies determined three of the people were under the age of 21. Deputies observed scattered beer cans throughout the house and a green water pipe containing burnt marijuana. Deputies questioned the group about any more marijuana. Covington allegedly advised deputies that his marijuana was sitting on a table in the living room. Deputies confiscated approximately 6.9 grams of marijuana. Covington was taken into custody. Utilizing a portable breath analysis test, the three juveniles showed a blood alcohol concentration of .006, .017 and .026. Each juvenile was released after they were cited for misdemeanor minor consumption of alcohol. Deputies also detained another Kingman man at the residence about a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant issued by Quartzsite Justice Court. That person was also taken into custody. Covington and the other man were booked into the Mohave County Jail.

KINGMAN - Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives arrested Curtis David Cummins, 50, of Kingman Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of felony possession for sale of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. At 3 p.m., MAGNET executed a search warrant in the 1900 block of Miami Avenue with the assistance of Gang Intelligence and Team Enforcement Mission and a Department of Public Safety officer. The search revealed methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a ledger. Cummins was taken into custody and booked into the Mohave County Jail.