Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives served a search warrant in the 3300 block of Ranch Road Aug. 30. The search allegedly yielded multiple syringes, two marijuana pipes, a loaded 12-gauge shotgun and a variety of ammunition. The shotgun barrel was reportedly sawed off as the barrel measured 16-inches. As of result, Henry Williams Herrera, 41, of Golden Valley was arrested on two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, possessing a prohibited weapon, possession of a weapon during a drug offense, prohibited possessor, felonies. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested John Roger Kellum, 55, of Kingman Aug. 31 for felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies responded around 11:30 a.m. to the area of Thomas Wash near Castle Rock Road and Thompson Avenue in reference to a possible littering in progress. Upon arrival, deputies observed a white truck with a small trailer parked in the area. They contacted Kellum, the driver, and a passenger. Kellum reportedly said that the trailer came off the truck and they stopped to reconnect it. Deputies observed a long gouge on the ground under the tongue of the trailer. Kellum said the trailer was being used to haul items to be scrapped. Deputies reportedly observed Kellum to be pacing back and forth. They questioned Kellum regarding any weapons on him and he said he had a knife in his pocket. Deputies conducted a pat-down and also allegedly found a meth pipe inside a pocket. Kellum was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tiffany Nicole Boyd, 26, of Kingman Tuesday for possession of narcotic drugs and a failure to appear warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court, both felonies. Deputies contacted Boyd at a residence in the 3700 block of Lass Avenue around 3:45 p.m. regarding her outstanding warrant. A search of Boyd allegedly revealed her to be in possession of morphine pills without a prescription. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Eva Autumn Flower Vaughn, 25, of Peach Springs was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell Wednesday to 50 months in federal prison. Vaughn pleaded guilty in June to assault with a dangerous weapon. According to the plea agreement, Vaughn and her co-defendants, Lodema Maylene Mahone and Leeshana Tyzell Matuck assaulted the victim, who they knew, by punching, kicking and striking her with an object. As a result of the assault, the victim reportedly sustained serious bodily injuries, including severe swelling and bruising, and injuries to her head, face, and body. Mahone and Matuck are scheduled to be sentenced before Judge David G. Campbell Sept. 17.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Hualapai Nation Police Department and the FBI.