Drugs and paraphernalia
On Jan. 18, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Candice Ashley Dempsey, 22, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies responded to the area of John L Avenue and Castle Rock Road regarding a woman on the corner who was yelling and screaming at about 7:40 a.m. Dempsey told deputies her feet hurt from walking and they reportedly observed her acting suspicious. When they asked her if she had any illegal items, Dempsey reportedly told them she "may have some meth in her backpack." She consented to a search, which allegedly revealed she had two syringes, cotton swabs, a plastic bag containing a white residue, and a plastic bag containing methamphetamine. She was taken into custody without incident.
On Jan. 18, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Dwayne Steven Bass, 44, of Kingman on a felony warrant for probation violation issued by Mohave County Superior Court and three misdemeanor warrants, two for contempt of court issued by Kingman Municipal Court and one for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies spotted Bass, whom they knew had warrants for his arrest, riding in a car on Benton Street at Lass Avenue at about 2:15 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident.
On Jan. 19, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Anna Priscilla Guzman, 29, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor charges of false report to law enforcement and a contempt of court warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies observed a man and woman riding a quad on Devlin Avenue, with the woman sitting on the quad facing the driver. Deputies turned around and noted the woman had moved behind the driver facing forward and they stopped the quad at Devlin Avenue and Norrie Drive at about 12:10 p.m. Guzman allegedly provided a false identity to deputies, but they reportedly knew who she was due to prior contact. She was taken into custody and a records check revealed the warrant and a search allegedly revealed the drugs and paraphernalia. She was taken into custody without further incident.
Failure to pay fines
On Jan. 20, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Travis Dean Fields, 37, of Kingman on a felony warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor warrant for contempt of court issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies contacted Fields during a traffic stop in the 2300 block of John L Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident.
On Jan. 20, Kingman police officers arrested Jamie M. King, 36, of Kingman on three felony charges of third-degree vehicle burglary. Officers responded to the 1900 block of Robinson Avenue at about 12:35 p.m. regarding a call of a suspicious female looking into vehicles. King allegedly left the scene on foot and officers reportedly observed her get into a vehicle in the 1900 block of Stockton Hill Road. King was taken into custody without incident. Investigators determined King was looking for money and items of value. Most of what she allegedly stole was recovered, according to police. Police said King admitted her involvement in two other burglaries that occurred Saturday.
On Jan. 20, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Xavier Martin Gonzalez, 28, of Golden Valley on a felony warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon issued by Kingman Justice Court and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Bullhead City Justice Court. Deputies responded to a suspicious persons call at about 9:45 a.m. in the area of Zuni Drive and Edgar Road. Gonzalez was contacted and a record check revealed the warrants. He was taken into custody without incident.
On Jan. 21, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Peggy Lee O'Neil, 37, on a felony warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia issued by Yavapai County Superior Court.Deputies contacted O'Neil at a home in the 3800 block of Lass Avenue regarding an unrelated incident when a record check revealed the warrant. She was taken into custody without incident.
On Jan. 23, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Timothy Laine Morgan, 51, of Kingman on a felony warrant on two counts of aggravated assault and aggravated DUI issued by Mohave County Superior Court. Morgan was also arrested on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court. Deputies responded to a possible theft incident in the 2700 block of Suffock Avenue and eventually contacted Morgan. A record check revealed the warrants.
On Jan. 25, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested three adults and one juvenile on drug and other charges. Ivan Ray Williams, 24, of Golden Valley was arrested for felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Wayne Siufanwa Mulumulu, 23, a transient, was arrested on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and littering, a misdemeanor. Samantha Dee Hillebrand, 20, a transient, was arrested on a pair of felonies: possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. A 17-year-old was also arrested on felony charges. Deputies stopped a speeding vehicle on Thompson Avenue west of Thompson Way at about 12:45 p.m. They reportedly observed the front seat passenger toss something out of the window as the deputy approached the vehicle from the passenger side.
Mulumulu was in the seat and he reportedly told deputies the item was a cigarette. The car, according to deputies, smelled like burnt marijuana. Williams, the driver, and Hillebrand, who was in the backseat, identified themselves to deputies. Deputies had the four exit the vehicle due to the odor and took the juvenile into custody for allegedly lying about his identity. A search of Hillebrand's purse reportedly revealed a plastic bag containing different narcotics. Deputies allegedly found a glass pipe with burnt residue on the front passenger floorboard where Mulumulu was sitting. A search of the trunk revealed a spoon with a cotton filter on it with white residue in the spoon. Williams reportedly told deputies the paraphernalia was his.
On Jan. 26, Kingman Police officers arrested Tyler Smith, 19, of Kingman on a felony shoplift charge. Officers responded to Walmart in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road. Smith was located about a block away. He reportedly admitted he shoplifted several Blu-Ray DVDs and was charged with a felony due to alleged prior offenses.
On Jan. 28, Kingman Police officers arrested Todd J. Bray, 33, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers observed Bray sleeping while behind the wheel of a vehicle parked at the intersection of Stockton Hill Road and Hope Avenue at about 8:35 a.m. Officers conducted a welfare check and observed that Bray appeared to be impaired. The man reportedly gave officers consent to search his vehicle and police allegedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.