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News Briefs: Sunday July 3, 2011

Holiday alters garbage pickup

KINGMAN - Independence Day will impact most garbage collection service in the area.

City Monday and Tuesday customers should put their containers out one day late. Bulldog Disposal's Monday customers will have their garbage collected Tuesday, and Westside Disposal service will be one day behind all week. Service for Waste Management customers will not be affected.

Kern to discuss emergency prep

KINGMAN - Sue Kern, R.N., will discuss "Community Emergency Preparedness" when Kingman Regional Medical Center hosts Lunch & Learn starting at noon July 20 in the Del E. Webb Wellness Center, 1719 E. Beverly.

Kern is KRMC's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator.

Lunch & Learn seminars are free. Participants bring their own lunch and KRMC provides a beverage and dessert. To ensure enough seating and desserts, call (928) 681-8514 to reserve a seat.

MOHAVE COUNTY

Mohave County Public Works blade trucks will be working their regular routes in Dolan Springs, Meadview and Golden Valley this week. In Meadview, workers will be repairing potholes and maintaining shoulders on Spencer, Stanton and Dorado, as well as Pierce Ferry Road.

Crews will also be patching potholes on White Hills and Mineral Park roads.

In the Kingman area, crews will be mowing weeds and clearing brush in the Butler area, starting at Castle Rock Road. The pickup broom will be sweeping in the Butler I Improvement District and Chaparral Mesa on all streets that were recently chip sealed.

Crews will also be patching holes on Oatman Highway.

LAKE HAVASU

Mohave County Sheriff's Waterways deputies located the body of a missing adult male in Lake Havasu Friday morning.

Searchers had been looking for John Albert Burgeson, 75, of Victorville, Calif., since Tuesday. Burgeson reportedly jumped into the water to retrieve a piece of clothing and did not resurface.

Burgeson's body was recovered in the South Basin approximately 300 yards off of Body Beach.

Authorities are conducting an autopsy to see if a medical condition may have played a role in the drowning.

BULLHEAD CITY

The Bullhead City Police Department and the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures are investigating the theft and fraudulent use of credit card numbers occurring at gas pumps. On Thursday, the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures inspected gas pumps in the Bullhead City area and found wireless enabled credit card skimming devices that had been installed inside the gas pumps at two locations. These skimming devices store consumers' credit card numbers which are later used by criminals to make fraudulent purchases elsewhere. A.D.W.M. removed the devices from a gas pump at the Circle K Store located at 5th Street and Highway 95, and from a gas pump at the Circle K Store at Riverview Drive and Highway 95.