Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Donald Zittman, 57, of Kingman, Saturday, Oct. 27, for felony disorderly conduct with a weapon and threatening/intimidating, a misdemeanor. Deputies responded around 8:51 p.m. to a threatening incident at an RV Park located in the 2300 block of South Highway 66. Dispatch advised that the caller said a male subject with a shotgun was outside of her residence. Deputies arrived to find the man, identified as Zittman, sitting on a bench with a holstered gun on his hip and a shotgun on his lap. The caller said that Zittman is a neighbor in the park and that she felt threatened by him when he approached her as she stepped outside of her residence. Zittman allegedly said that someone needed to talk with him or he would kill her family, according to the woman. The shotgun and a .38-caliber revolver were confiscated. Zittman was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.
Editor's Note: The disorderly conduct charge was later dismissed, and Zittman was found guilty of endangerment, a misdemeanor, according to Mohave County court records. He completed a year of probation.
Kingman Police arrested Jack Lee Boren, 56, and Joseph George Muirhead II, 26, both of Kingman, Saturday, Oct. 27 on a felony charge of fraudulent scheme and artifices along with four felony charges of trafficking in stolen property and four felony charges of unlawful use of a retail receipt. An investigation started several days earlier when it was discovered that Boren and Muirhead allegedly made fraudulent returns of merchandise at a store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road. Officers were called to the store around 10:30 a.m. Saturday after loss prevention agents observed both subjects to be in the store. Officers located both subjects and found that both were apparently engaged in similar fraudulent activity. Boren is reportedly Muirhead's uncle. Both admitted involvement in the offenses and were subsequently booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of criminal damage at the Mohave County Jail on Sunday, Oct. 28. A detention officer reported that inmate Michael Barry Richards, 34, of Mohave Valley, ripped a deflection shield off of a dishwasher in the kitchen. Richards reportedly told deputies that the deflector shield was getting in his way while he was washing dishes. He said that he started to bang and pull on the shield when it came off. He was charged with jail destruction/injury to jail, a felony.