USPS honors MCSO officers

Deputy James Hampton

Deputy James Hampton

KINGMAN - The U.S. Postal Inspection Service recently honored Mohave County Sheriff's deputies for their involvement in the apprehension of mail thieves on May 5. Sergeant Mike Nyquist and Deputy James Hampton played an instrumental role from the onset of the investigation that began in February. More than 900 victims in Bullhead City, Fort Mohave and Mohave Valley suffered damaged mailbox clusters and/or mail theft. Marsha Renee Ward, 39, and 34-year-old John Allen Kemp of Mohave Valley are facing charges in connection with the thefts. Nyquist and Hampton received letters of thanks and appreciation along with Postal Service patches and pins.