On March 19, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested William Donald Hooper, 55, of Kingman on charges of burglary and possession of burglar tools, felonies. At about 10:15 a.m. deputies received a call from a 53-year-old resident reporting a previous theft on her property and that one of the thieves had returned. Deputies contacted Hooper on the property. He reportedly told them somebody named Paul gave him permission to take property from the site. At the time, Hooper was using a winch attached to his truck to pull a large piece of metal from the ground.
On March 17, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Odin Staffan Thunstrom, 42, of Kingman and charged him aggravated DUI with a child; aggravated DUI with a child with a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08 percent; aggravated extreme DUI with a child with a BAC over 0.15 percent and aggravated super extreme DUI with a child with a BAC over 0.20 percent, all felonies, along with misdemeanor driving with a suspended license. According to police, Thunstrom at about 4:40 p.m. entered a road closure area at North Adams Street and Northern Avenue. He reportedly smelled of alcohol and told deputies he last drank the night before. Three children between the ages of 7 and 11 were in the truck, according to deputies. Thunstrom failed his field sobriety tests and was arrested. His BAC registered 0.221 - the legal limit is 0.08. The children were released to a relative who responded to the scene.