Kingman Police arrested Delorah Lou Alitzer, 49, of Kingman, Wednesday, Sept. 5, on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Alitzer was the driver of a car stopped in the 3200 block of E. Andy Devine Avenue around 11:55 p.m. for a traffic offense. Alitzer was found to have a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. She was also reportedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and was booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Kingman Police responded to a three-car injury crash at Northern Avenue and Stockton Hill Road around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Police said a maroon-colored 2005 Hyundai SUV driven by Mary J. Feck, 57, of Kingman, was westbound in the eastbound lanes of Northern Avenue approaching Stockton Hill Road. Feck's vehicle then collided with the front of a gold-colored 2007 Toyota SUV driven by a 25-year-old Kingman woman as it turned onto Northern Avenue from Stockton Hill Road headed east. The initial collision between Feck's car and the second vehicle caused the second vehicle to spin into the path travel of a third vehicle, driven by a 35-year-old Kingman man. The third vehicle collided with the passenger's side of the second vehicle. Feck and the driver of the second car were transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center for injuries received as a result of the accident. Feck was subsequently issued a citation for failure to control speed to avoid a crash.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Wesley William Garai, 24, of Kingman, Wednesday, Sept. 5, for felony unlawful means of transportation and misdemeanor driving with a suspended license. Deputies responded around 11:15 a.m. to a vehicle theft report at a residence in the 4400 block of North Skylark Road. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party, who said that Garai, her son, took her vehicle without her permission. She said she told Garai not to take her vehicle because he doesn't have a valid driver's license and she couldn't afford the impound fees if he were stopped by law enforcement. She said the car wasn't theirs and that she borrowed the vehicle from a relative. While deputies were filling out paperwork, Garai drove up in the Camaro and parked. He allegedly said that he asked his mother if he could take the car and she initially said no, but then she changed her mind. Garai was arrested without incident. A records check showed him to have a suspended license. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to an emergency landing of an aircraft just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the area north of Interstate 15 near milepost 1 in the desert. The pilot, a 71-year-old man from Mesquite, Nevada, said his ultralight plane had engine trouble a few minutes into flight. He had no power and had to put the plane down in the desert just inside the Arizona state line. The pilot had minor scrapes and cuts, but walked away from the crash. Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire Department personnel responded.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Merle Sweeney, 39, of Kingman, Friday, Sept. 7, for felony disorderly conduct with a weapon per domestic violence. Deputies responded around 5:30 p.m. to a disturbance at a residence in the 2500 block of East Northfield Avenue. Upon arrival, deputies heard two people arguing inside the residence. As deputies approached the front door, they observed a male standing over a female who was sitting on a couch. The male, later identified as Sweeney, was yelling at the female. Deputies detained Sweeney. The woman said that before she sat down on the couch, Sweeney grabbed a knife from the kitchen and held it over his head and then placed the butt of the knife to her belly with the blade against his belly. Merle allegedly admitted to deputies to holding the butt end of the knife to his wife's stomach while the blade was against his stomach. He was arrested, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. Two others in the home, including the wife, were arrested on outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jasmine Sheree Allen, 29, of Kingman, Friday, Sept. 7 for felony possession of dangerous drugs along with two outstanding warrants. Deputies contacted Allen around 2 p.m. during a traffic stop in the area of Stockton Hill Road and Airway Avenue. A records check showed Allen to have two misdemeanor warrants issued by Kingman Justice Court for assault and issuing a bad check. She was arrested without incident. A search of Allen's purse allegedly revealed a pill located inside a cigarette pack. It was identified as a dangerous drug. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kevin Scott Wyatt, 43, of Kingman, Saturday, Sept. 8 for felony possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant for possession of dangerous drugs issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies contacted Wyatt at a residence in the 2300 block of South Highway 66 around 5:30 p.m. regarding an outstanding warrant. A search of Wyatt allegedly revealed a glass pipe with white residue. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Mohave County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Units were deployed Sunday, Sept. 9 due to an elderly gentleman with Alzheimer's who was missing from his residence. The reporting party said that she last saw her 74-year-old brother earlier that afternoon when he was dropped off at their residence in the 3600 block of Aztec Road. Around 5:30 p.m., 32 Search and Rescue volunteers responded and initiated a search. A command post was set up at Chino Drive and Verde Road. During the search, a storm moved in that caused flooding in the area. The search was called off around 2:30 a.m. Monday after the man was located in Laughlin. He apparently hitched a ride out of the area.