County Roundup: Sunday, June 12, 2011

From the Bullhead City Police Department

Bullhead City Police made two arrests in the Bob's Coin & Collectibles burglary. At 2 p.m. June 2, a female driver was given a verbal warning for speeding on Highway 95 and the Bullhead Parkway South. Police discovered that the passenger had given the officer a false name. He was later identified as Robert Lee Coon, 19, who was arrested for two outstanding misdemeanor warrants and for false reporting to law enforcement. During a search, Coon was found to be in possession of a stolen collector bill. On May 27, approximately $1,500 worth of rare U.S. collectible currency was stolen during a 4 a.m. burglary into Bob's Coins & Collectibles. Coon was also arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property and trafficking in stolen property, all felonies. On June 3, Andrew Mychal Blackwell, 20, was arrested for burglary, trafficking in stolen property and criminal damage for his involvement in the Bob's Coins & Collectibles burglary. Blackwell is alleged to have crawled through the ventilation system and caused damage to the ceiling of a neighboring business in the process of the burglary. Blackwell was also arrested on three outstanding misdemeanor warrants, one outstanding felony warrant, possession of stolen property and trafficking in stolen property. On May 31, Blackwell allegedly stole several rings from a woman and pawned them.

From the Mohave County Sheriff's Office

Mohave County Sheriff's office received a call of a family traveling on Old Flag Mine Road outside of Yucca at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Thursday when their vehicle struck a bump and careened off the road and ended up hanging over a cliff. The members of the family were able to safely exit the vehicle. Mohave County deputies along with search and rescue units responded to the area located approximately 15 miles outside of Yucca. They located the family and transported them to safety.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Corey Michael Davis, 23, of Desert Hills Monday on a fugitive from justice felony warrant issued by the United States military for AWOL - military desertion.

Mohave County Sheriff's Waterways deputies responded to an accident in the North Basin area June 4 where a 27-foot Lightning Pitchfork boat sank. Deputies observed the nose of the boat up in the air as the body was submerged. Investigations determined the boat was traveling 60 mph into the river from the north basin when the outdrive caught a sandbar. The boat made an immediate right turn, ejecting the operator and passenger. Steve Sundling, 41, of Mission Hills, Calif., was operating the boat with passenger Darik Anderson, 42, of Bullhead City onboard. Sundling and Anderson were not injured when they landed in 3-feet of water.