Mohave County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Units were deployed Wednesday in response to a hiker in distress. Arizona Game and Fish reported a hiker in distress off of the Sleeping Princess Trail in the Black Mountains. Kingman Search and Rescue Units along with the Department of Public Safety Ranger helicopter responded around 3 p.m. The subject was located and airlifted out.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report at the Mohave County Jail Wednesday of an inmate causing damage. The detention officer reported that inmate John Grizzell, 18, of Kingman damaged a fire sprinkler inside his cell around 10 a.m. He was charged with felony jail destruction and was moved to another pod. The next day, deputies said Grizzell did the same thing, breaking the sprinkler in his new cell. He reportedly told deputies that he broke the sprinkler, "so that everybody will know who he is."
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jacob Wayland Spagenske, 32, of West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday for felony theft of means of transportation. Deputies were traveling north on Estrella Road around midnight when they saw a vehicle pulled on the side of the road with its hazard lights flashing. Deputies stopped to assist and were informed by Spagenske, the driver, that his dog had gotten loose and that he was retrieving him. Dispatch advised that the 2012 Nissan Altima was reported stolen from a rental company in Nevada. During conversations with Spagenske, he allegedly said that he did not know the vehicle was stolen as his mother rented the vehicle for him. Deputies detained the female passenger, of Hollywood, Calif. A search of the vehicle reportedly revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana located inside a metal lunch box. During conversations with the woman, she allegedly admitted that the marijuana belonged to her. She was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanors. Both were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Theresa Marie Austin, 45, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., June 14 for felony burglary. Deputies responded around 3 p.m. to a burglary report at a business located in the 3200 block of N Aztec Road in Golden Valley. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 73-year-old female victim. She reported that someone entered her property and took cash along with a clock, a small television, a microwave and a chair. The victim advised that the suspect may be Austin, her former sister-in-law, as she was in town. Deputies contacted Austin at a residence in the 3900 block of Abrigo Drive. Austin allegedly said that she borrowed the items. Austin was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.