Mohave 911: August 26, 2013

On Aug. 14, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Matthew Dean Ingram, 45, a transient, for misdemeanor trespassing on property located in the 3000 block of Butler Avenue. Ingram was taken into custody and while being booked detention officers reportedly found a plastic Baggie containing methamphetamine. Ingram was additionally charged with promoting prison contraband, a felony, and felony counts of possession of dangerous drugs and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Aug. 14, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher Pexa, 37, of Kingman on a charge of felony burglary. The investigation began Aug. 9 when a caller reported someone had been stealing concrete block caps off of her wall. Witnesses told deputies the woman's neighbor, Pexa, had been taking them. They located him at a home in the 3200 block of Devlin Avenue. Pexa reportedly admitted taking the caps. He was taken into custody without incident.

On Aug. 16, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Nolan Gene Martin, 36, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful flight from law enforcement. Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Honda passenger car at about 8:20 p.m. in the area of Northern Avenue and Bank Street, but Martin reportedly refused to stop. He drove about 10 miles under the posted 35 mph speed zone as deputies followed him. In the meantime, dispatchers advised the Honda was stolen so deputies conducted a high-risk traffic stop as Martin pulled into the driveway of a home in the 4000 block of Irving Street, where he was taken into custody. Martin reportedly told deputies he recently purchased the vehicle from someone who advertised on Craigslist and that he did not know it was stolen. A search of the vehicle reportedly yielded an eyeglass case containing two spoons, several small plastic bags, pieces of hardened cotton and three syringes. The car was returned to its owner. He was taken into custody without further incident.

On Aug. 16, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mathew Daniel-Brent Johnson, 18, of Kingman on felony burglary charges. Deputies responded to the 2200 block of Potter Avenue in reference to a vehicle burglary. The caller told them she caught Johnson, a neighbor, inside her son's vehicle, and that after she tried to question him he "stumbled away" and appeared intoxicated. Johnson reportedly told deputies he had been home sleeping. He was taken into custody without incident.

On Aug. 20, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Richard Lee Eldridge, 58, of Kingman, on a felony charge of aggravated harassment per domestic violence for the second time this month. In both instances, the victim was a 34-year-old former girlfriend who has a valid protective order against Eldridge. In the Aug. 11 incident, Eldridge stood outside the woman's home and yelled at her. On Aug. 19, he reportedly drove by her home in the 3400 block of Lark Lane and yelled at her before speeding off. A neighbor told deputies Eldridge reached a speed of about 70 mph. A Kingman Police officer stopped Eldridge just after midnight in the area of Airway and Andy Devine avenues. Deputies responded and took the man into custody.

On Aug. 19, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of criminal damage at the Mohave County jail regarding inmate Shawn Wayne Tennison, 36, who reportedly broke a window inside a pod. Tennison was charged with felony destruction, injury to jail. Tennison was one of 26 Mohave County residents charged in the Aug. 15 Operation Street Sweeper raid.

On Aug. 21, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Mohave County jail regarding an inmate in possession of drugs. Detention officers reportedly found inmate Tiffany Autumn Martin, 33, of Kingman in possession of about 17 grams of methamphetamine when they searched her during the booking process. She was charged with promoting prison contraband, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies. Earlier that day, she was one of four people arrested for possession more than two ounces of methamphetamine.

On Aug. 22, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Mohave County jail regarding an inmate in possession of marijuana. A detention officer reportedly found a small amount of marijuana in the cell of inmate Hyunsoo Choi, 30, of Bellevue, Wash. Choi denied the marijuana belonged to him. He was charged with promoting prison contraband, a felony.