Mohave 911: Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brandon Lewis St. Ours, 27, of Kingman Sept. 19 for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Jimmie Drive at Neal Avenue around 7:45 p.m. and contacted St. Ours, the driver. Deputies reportedly observed St. Ours to be extremely nervous and requested a K-9 Unit to respond. Upon arrival, the K-9 handler deployed Raidin to conduct a sniff search of the exterior of the vehicle. Raidin allegedly alerted his handler and a search of the vehicle allegedly revealed a glass pipe containing a white substance. St. Ours was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested two Kingman residents Sept. 19. Wanda Carol Brown, 36, was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies. Michael Patrick Moriarty, 45, was arrested on a felony warrant for possession of dangerous drugs issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on John L Avenue near Norrie Drive around 11:45 p.m. and reportedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the passenger side of the vehicle. Deputies questioned the occupants identified as Brown, Moriarty and a third person. Brown allegedly said that she had drugs in her purse. Deputies found Brown to be in possession of three plastic bags containing a white crystal substance, a plastic bag containing marijuana, a straw and metal scoop with white residue and numerous plastic bags containing a white crystal residue. Brown was arrested without incident. A record check showed Moriarty to have an outstanding felony warrant. He was arrested, as was the third person in the car, who had a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joseph Patrick Shannon, 29, of Henderson, Nev., Sept. 17 for felony possession of stolen property and an outstanding warrant. Deputies observed a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed westbound of Pierce Ferry Road around 5:53 p.m. Deputies reportedly saw the motorcycle zigzag around the roadway and through the desert. Eventually, deputies located the motorcycle parked outside of a residence in the 16600 block of Lakeside Drive. Deputies contacted a male subject identified as Shannon. A records check showed Shannon to have contempt of court misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Shannon was arrested without incident. During conversations with Shannon, he allegedly admitted to driving the motorcycle. A computer check showed the motorcycle was reported stolen of out Henderson. Shannon was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Latecia Fae Marie Tubbs and Scott Kegan Yazel, both 19 and both of Kingman, Sept. 19. Tubbs was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with two misdemeanor warrants issued by Kingman Justice Court for contempt of court and failure to appear. Yazel was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Castle Rock Road near Gordon Drive around 12:40 a.m. and contacted Yazel, the driver, and Tubbs, the passenger. A records check showed Tubbs to have outstanding warrants. Tubbs was arrested without incident. A search of Tubbs purse reportedly revealed a make-shift pipe and a pill that was determined to be amphetamine. As deputies were speaking with Yazel, they allegedly observed a large green water pipe with residue in plain view. Deputies questioned Yazel and he advised that there was a bag of marijuana in the glove box. Deputies located a plastic bag containing approximately 5.6 grams of marijuana, a glass pipe with residue, a ball of foil with marijuana residue and 7 small metal screens. Yazel was arrested without incident. Both individuals were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Kingman Police arrested Brian Tyler Crossland, 34, of Kingman, Saturday on three felony counts of aggravated assault on a police officer and misdemeanor charges of domestic violence by assault and domestic violence by criminal damage. Officers had responded around 5:30 a.m. to a disturbance in a home in the 2600 block of Louise Avenue to find that Crossland had reportedly assaulted his live-in girlfriend and caused substantial damage to the inside of the home. While being taken into custody, Crossland allegedly began fighting and attacking officers. Crossland was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Jail. Police said drugs and alcohol are believed to be involved.

Kingman Police arrested Cuinn Joseph Blackwell, 19, of Golden Valley, Saturday on a felony charge of inhaling a vapor releasing substance and misdemeanor shoplifting. Officers responded to a store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road around 6:15 p.m. regarding store security seeing Blackwell "huffing" cans of Dust Off. "Huffing" is the slang term for the inhaling of vapor releasing substances into the lungs for a euphoric effect. Blackwell was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Vincent Mangiaracina, 63, of Golden Valley Sept. 23 for felony aggravated assault. Deputies responded to a vagrancy report at a business on Oatman Road in Oatman around 10:51 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party, a shop owner, who said that a man had been harassing tourists for several days and he had been staying inside his Camaro vehicle. The store owner said that he recently spoke with the man, identified as Mangiaracina, to get him to leave town when Mangiaracina picked up a rock and threw it at him. Deputies observed a four-inch laceration on his forearm. Deputies contacted Mangiaracina sitting inside his vehicle at Rockhound Road and Oatman Road. During conversations with Mangiaracina, he allegedly said that he had a confrontation with the victim but never struck the victim with anything. During further conversations with Mangiaracina, he said that he defended himself with a rock when he threw it at the victim. Mangiaracina was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County District II Substation.