On Nov. 29, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the county jail regarding a report of criminal damage. Detention officers told deputies that George William Lauderdale, 43, of Kingman damaged his cell door by somehow putting six "large dents" in the door. He faces a felony charge of destruction/injury to a jail.
On Nov. 30, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brandy Lee Kantonen, 33, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies spoke with Kantonen during a traffic stop at Benton Street and Northern Avenue at about 8:35 p.m. A record check revealed the warrant and a search of Kantonen's backpack allegedly revealed a digital scale with residue and small plastic bags. She was taken into custody without incident.
On Dec. 1, Kingman Police officers arrested Ashley E. Beitel, 25, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers stopped two people on an ATV in the area of Airway Avenue and Evans Street. Beitel was one of them and a search allegedly revealed she was in possession of prescription drugs, methamphetamine and associated paraphernalia. She was taken into custody without incident.
On Dec. 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brandon Jay Havatone, 21, of Valentine on felony charges of resisting arrest and aggravated DUI-driving on a suspended license. Deputies reportedly observed a vehicle swaying from the centerline to the dirt shoulder on Bank Street at about 4:15 a.m., before it made a 180-turn as it approached Devlin Avenue. Deputies activated their lights but Havatone reportedly kept driving about 20 mph until he finally stopped on John L Avenue. According to deputies, Havatone smelled of alcohol and had to grab the driver's door as he exited the vehicle to hold his balance. He reportedly told deputies he had consumed a single beer. He allegedly resisted arrested after taking field sobriety tests and was eventually shot with a taser. A record check revealed the suspended license and a search of the vehicle allegedly revealed an opened bottle of alcohol. Havatone reportedly refused to submit to a breath analysis and blood drawn to submit to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. A rifle that was in the backseat was confiscated.
On Dec. 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joshua James Davis, 39, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies stopped Davis on Horizon Boulevard at Route 66 at about 12:35 p.m. A record check revealed the warrant. A search allegedly revealed Davis was in possession of two syringes. He was taken into custody without incident.
On Dec. 3, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Mohave County jail regarding inmate Breanna Nicole Flowers, 20, of Bullhead City, who allegedly was in possession of marijuana. A detention officer told deputies marijuana was found in a rubber glove and Flowers was in possession of matches. Flowers faces felony charges of promoting prison contraband, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Dec. 5, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Debra Lee Sapp, 47, of Kingman, on two counts of felony possession of drug paraphernalia. At 1:52 p.m., deputies contacted Sapp during a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Thompson Avenue. A consent search of Sapp's purse allegedly revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana residue and a second plastic bag containing a white crystal residue. Sapp was taken into custody without incident. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.