Mohave 911: Monday, January 31, 2011

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Gregory Christopher Ruehl Jr., 19, of Kingman Jan. 24 for possession of weapon by prohibited possessor and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with four outstanding warrants. A juvenile referral was also submitted for a 16-year-old Kingman boy for minor in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 3500 block of Ryan Avenue. Upon arrival, they observed a vehicle leave the residence. Deputies followed the vehicle until the vehicle stopped in front of a residence in the 3600 block of John L Avenue around 2:53 a.m. The passenger, identified as Ruehl, initially exited the vehicle and was walking toward the residence when deputies stopped him. Deputies contacted the driver as he was sitting in the vehicle. Deputies detained Ruehl after they observed a glass pipe on the passenger side compartment on the door. They also reportedly observed a shotgun behind the front passenger's seat on the floorboard. A records check showed Ruehl to have a probation violation felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and three failure to appear misdemeanor warrants issued by Kingman Municipal Court. During conversations with the 16-year-old driver, he allegedly said that he has never had a driver's license or permit, which a records check confirmed. Deputies confiscated the shotgun and the glass pipe on the passenger door. They also located a metal marijuana pipe under the front passenger seat and a blue pipe under the driver's seat. Ruehl was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident. The vehicle was towed from the scene. The 16-year-old was cited for not having a current driver's license and was later released to his parent.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Thomas Mitchell Stisi Jr., 43, Sara Brittany Gastineau, 22, both of Kingman, and Ryan Allen Berney, 25, a transient, Jan. 24. Stisi and Berney were arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. Gastineau was arrested for possession of narcotic drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, also felonies. Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 3600 block of Northern Avenue around 4:30 p.m. and contacted Stisi, the driver. He was arrested after he admitted that he had a suspended driver's license. Deputies had both passengers, identified as Gastineau and Berney, exit the vehicle. They were questioned about having any illegal items and Gastineau reportedly said she had Percocet pills and tinfoil in her purse. A search of Stisi's jacket also allegedly revealed a glass pipe with residue. A search of a black lunch box belonging to Berney revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance. Gastineau and Berney were arrested. Deputies found Stisi to be in possession of a plastic bag containing white crystal substance. A search of the vehicle revealed counterfeit bills, a glass pipe with residue, a scale and numerous plastic baggies. All three suspects were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident. The vehicle was towed from the scene. The case remains active regarding the investigation of the counterfeit bills.

Kingman Police arrested Jessey Jerome Harms, 25, of Golden Valley Jan. 22 on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor warrant for contempt of court. Harms was walking in the 1900 block of Golden Gate Avenue around 4 a.m. when he was contacted. He was found to have a warrant issued by the Sheriff's Office. Once in custody, he was reportedly found to possess methamphetamine, marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia. He was then booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Fransisco Javier Ramirez, 18, a transient Jan. 25 for unlawful flight from law enforcement, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and misdemeanor driving with suspended license Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on Castle Rock Road near Northern Avenue around 2:25 p.m., but the vehicle failed to stop. Deputies followed the S-10 Chevy truck as the vehicle turned onto Swan Drive and continued traveling at a high rate of speed. They observed a male subject with a dark sweatshirt and a dark baseball cap driving the vehicle. Deputies discontinued the traffic stop because it was considered a safety risk. About 5 minutes later, deputies saw the truck parked in the 3700 block of Canary Lane with the keys in the ignition. A short time later, deputies located a male subject matching the description walking in the 3700 block of Robin Lane, one street south of Canary Lane. The male subject, later identified as Ramirez, was arrested without incident. A search of Ramirez allegedly revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana and a piece of plastic tied in a knot containing a crystal substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine. During conversations with Ramirez, he said he didn't stop the vehicle because he thought that he had warrants. A records check showed Ramirez to have a suspended driver's license. He was booked into jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.