Mohave 911: Thursday, August 5, 2010

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tammy Lynn Ashworth, 49, of Kingman Saturday, July 31, for felony unlawful means of transportation. Deputies responded around 3:12 p.m. to a vehicle theft report at a residence in the 7600 block of E. Sugarloaf Street and contacted the 55-year-old male victim. The victim reported that Ashworth, his girlfriend, had taken his 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe without his permission. The vehicle was entered into the computer database as stolen. At about 11 p.m., deputies were informed that the stolen vehicle had been located by the victim. Deputies responded to the location where the vehicle was parked in a parking lot in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road. Upon arrival, deputies observed Ashworth sleeping inside the vehicle. They woke her up, and she reportedly admitted to not having permission to take the vehicle. She was arrested without incident. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Ralph Wesley Eaton Jr., 51, of Kingman Sunday, Aug. 1, for felony escape and misdemeanor criminal damage, along with outstanding warrants. Deputies observed a wanted felon identified as Eaton outside of a residence in the 3100 block of E. Devlin Street around 12:25 p.m. Eaton allegedly began running toward the back fence when deputies exited their patrol unit. Deputies followed Eaton as he jumped two fences and into a neighbor's yard, where he was taken into custody. Eaton was placed into the patrol unit, and within a few minutes, reportedly shattered the rear window with his head. Eaton refused medical attention. An officer from Department of Public Safety responded and transported Eaton to the Mohave County Jail, where he was booked in on the listed charges. A records check showed Eaton to have a felony parole violation issued by Arizona Department of Corrections and a misdemeanor warrant for contempt of court issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Bobby Joe Bell, 56, of Kingman Sunday, Aug. 1, for felony hindering prosecution in the first degree. Deputies contacted Bell in the middle of July regarding the whereabouts of a wanted felon identified as Eaton. At that time, Bell told deputies that he was not harboring a felon at his residence in the 3100 block of E. Devlin Street. Deputies contacted Bell Sunday and he was arrested without incident. During conversations with Bell, he said Eaton had been staying at his residence for the past three days. Bell was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.