On July 3, Kingman Police officers arrested Carrie Mae Lancaster, 24, and Gregory Wayne Rodgers, 26, both of Kingman.
Lancaster faces felony charges of possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with misdemeanor shoplifting. Rodgers was charged with felony possession of narcotics, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor shoplifting and two misdemeanor contempt of court warrants issued by both Kingman Justice and Municipal courts.
Officers responded to a shoplifting call at a business in the 3300 block of Andy Devine Avenue.
The pair allegedly concealed electronics in their personal bags. Lancaster denied her involvement, but police allegedly found in her possession narcotics and the associated paraphernalia. Rodgers allegedly admitted his role in the shoplifting and a search allegedly revealed he possessed heroin, methamphetamine and paraphernalia. A record check revealed the warrants.
They were both taken into custody without incident. Rodgers was later charged with a pair of misdemeanor domestic violence counts regarding an unrelated incident that allegedly occurred June 29.
No airport departure
On July 5, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Michael J. Mays, 45, of Cuyahoga, Ohio, on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing.
Deputies responded to the Kingman Airport Terminal located at 7000 Flightline Drive at about 11:30 a.m. after an officer working security detail detained a man.
The officer told deputies that Mays was told to leave due "to his demeanor and statements."
Whatever he said or however he acted was not explained.
In any event, Mays reportedly refused to leave the terminal and he was held for deputies.
Mays told deputies he did nothing wrong, according to sheriff's office spokeswoman Trish Carter.
A search allegedly revealed a glass pipe with residue and he was taken into custody without further incident.
On July 6, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Ryan Douglas Miller, 26, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with misdemeanor DUI.
Deputies responded to a suspicious person report in the area of Sierra Vista Avenue and Bank Street at about 4:50 p.m.
Fire department personnel were speaking to Miller, who was in a car parked about 20 feet off the roadway.
Firefighters told deputies that Miller was "slumped over" when they arrived, and the engine was running.
They turned off the motor and removed the keys.
Miller allegedly failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
An inventory search of his vehicle allegedly reveals a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance, a metal spoon with black residue and a syringe containing liquid.
A blood alcohol analysis revealed Miller had not consumed any alcohol, but he allegedly told deputies he used heroin and followed it up with methamphetamine.
A blood sample was sent to the state crime lab.
A white crystal substance
On July 7, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Frank Y. Valdez, 29, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies stopped Valdez in the 3000 block of Leroy Avenue at about 8:05 a.m.
A record check revealed the warrant and Valdez was taken into custody without incident.
A search allegedly revealed a glass pipe with residue and a white crystal substance in a plastic bag.
On July 7, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Thomas Jack Raynor, 28, of Golden Valley on felony charges of burglary and theft of means of transportation.
Deputies responded to a burglary in progress call in the 5400 block of West Bolsa Drive at about 5:45 p.m.
The caller had detained a man he caught hiding behind bushes on his property, and his Honda ATV parked near his fence line.
The caller told deputies that his son alerted him to a stranger on their property and he held the man for deputies.
Raynor reportedly told deputies he is self-employed and goes from house to house seeking work cleaning yards.
He allegedly admitted to pushing the ATV to the fence.
Raynor was taken into custody without incident.
That's no gun, that's a cannon
On July 7, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Duane William Korson, 56, of Kingman on a felony charge of disorderly conduct with a weapon.
Deputies responded to a weapons offense call in the 3200 block of Atherton Drive at about 10:30 p.m.
The caller told deputies he heard the sound of a gun being fired and heard the round cross Hualapai Mountain Road toward the mountains, and that he thought Korson, his neighbor, fired the round.
Later, Korson stopped by the caller's home and when asked if he had fired a gun, Korson allegedly said it wasn't a gun, but a .357 cannon.
A witness reportedly backed up the caller's statement.
When contacted at his residence, Korson allegedly told deputies he told his neighbor that lightning sounded like a .357.
He was taken into custody without incident.
On July 8, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kim E. Murphy, 55, of Kingman on a felony charge of trespassing.
Deputies responded to a trespassing incident at a residence in the 3500 block of Cardinal Lane at about 11:50 a.m.
The caller told deputies that Murphy used to live with him and his brother, but that he had the woman evicted.
The caller's brother reportedly became angry and yelled at his brother. Deputies took the man into custody when he refused to calm down.
Murphy reportedly admitted she had been evicted from the property and she was taken into custody without incident. The caller's brother - Murphy's boyfriend - was arrested for misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
One man's keys to success?
On July 8, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested transient Steven Morgan Yarbrough, 31, on felony charges of possession of burglary tools and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies reportedly saw Yarbrough fail to stop at the intersection of Melody Street and Potter Avenue and stopped him in order to give him a warning.
Deputies reportedly saw Yarbrough drop a backpack and begin to look around. A deputy advised Yarbrough of the warning, but the man kept looking around and they noticed he had a belt wrapped around his fist. They ordered him to show his hands and allegedly saw him drop a syringe as he finally complied. The liquid in the syringe allegedly field-tested positive for methamphetamine. A search of the backpack allegedly revealed Yarbrough was in possession of roughly 30 key rings with several keys on each rings. Many of the keys were identified belonging to homes, mailboxes, locks and safes, universal keys and some that were marked "US Government Do Not Duplicate.