Kingman Police arrested Tammy Lynn Ashworth, 49, of Kingman Wednesday, Nov. 17, on felony charges of inhaling a vapor-releasing substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting. Officers contacted Ashworth after responding to the parking lot of a store in the 3300 block of Andy Devine Avenue after witnesses reporting seeing Ashworth inhaling from cans. It was discovered that Ashworth shoplifted the cans from the store before "huffing" them in the parking lot. She was booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested George Alexander Haas, 64, of Kingman Saturday, Nov. 20, for felony failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. Deputies learned the whereabouts of a sex offender that may be residing in Kingman from the Lake Havasu Police Department. They contacted Haas at a residence in the 2800 block of Suffock Avenue around 7 p.m. During the investigation, deputies learned that Haas last registered in California in 2009 and he has since lived in Oregon, New Jersey and now in Arizona for two weeks. During conversations with Haas, he said that he is 64 years old and is no longer a danger to anyone and he does not know why he still has to register. Haas was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Vincente Ray Guerrero, 22, of Queen Creek, Ariz., Sunday, Nov. 21, for aggravated DUI, DUI and DUI with a blood alcohol concentration over .08%, felonies. Deputies observed a vehicle traveling 75 miles per hour in a posted 55 mph zone eastbound on Highway 68 around 5:50 p.m. They also saw the vehicle swerve a few times to the right side of the lane. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 68 near Adobe Road and contacted Guerrero, the driver. Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. During conversations with Guerrero, he reportedly said that he drank the night before. A records check revealed Guerrero to have a suspended driver's license. He was arrested and transported to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office without incident. Following the field sobriety tests, an analysis revealed Guerrero's blood alcohol concentration to be .098 percent. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Kingman Police arrested Juan Carlos Valdez, 35, of Kingman Sunday, Nov. 21, on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Valdez was the driver of a vehicle stopped in the 900 block of W. Beale Street around 10:30 p.m. It was found that Valdez' license was suspended. While being arrested, he was reportedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine and assorted paraphernalia. Valdez was booked into the Mohave County Jail and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.