KINGMAN - An 18-year-old Kingman man riding an allegedly stolen dirt bike reportedly fled from Mohave County Sheriff's deputies Tuesday after he crashed into a friend riding a bicycle.
Brandon Lee Boyd and the bicycle rider both fell to the ground when the dirt bike's front tire washed out and the bike fell over on the bicyclist. Dispatchers advised deputies en route that Boyd left the scene.
A Kingman Police officer spotted the bike but was unable to follow. Deputies saw the bike and its rider traveling north along the railroad tracks toward the Kingman Airport and Industrial Park. Boyd allegedly kept going when deputies attempted to stop him in an open field.
Boyd eventually reversed direction and turned west onto Thompson Avenue after cutting across Route 66.
They lost sight of him when he turned onto Powell Avenue, so they went to his last known address in the 2900 block of Devlin Avenue.
As deputies arrived, they reportedly noticed a fresh skid mark in front of the residence and tracks leading to the backyard.
Boyd's mother came outside and told deputies her son was hurt and needed medical attention. Paramedics were called and Boyd exited the home when they arrived.
He apparently sustained severe road rash to both arms and his right leg.
He faces felony charges of unlawful flight from law enforcement officers and misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident. He could face additional charges as the dirt bike was reported stolen to the Kingman Police Department. Boyd also allegedly fled from a KPD officer, as well.
Meth possession alleged
On Nov. 10, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Melissa Renee Walls, 36, a transient on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies found Walls allegedly hiding behind an unoccupied home in the 3700 block of Robin Lane at about 10:30 p.m.
A search allegedly revealed she had a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance and a glass pipe with residue.
Walls reportedly told deputies she hid because she mistakenly thought she had warrants out for her arrest.
She was taken into custody without incident.
Arrested for meth, warrant
On Nov. 12, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Noel Roseann Mesplay, 20, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies contacted Mesplay during a traffic stop in the area of Van Nuys Road and Neal Avenue at about 4:30 a.m.
A record check revealed the warrant and Mesplay was taken into custody without incident.
When deputies asked her if she was in possession of anything illegal, Mesplay allegedly handed over two plastic bags containing a white crystal substance and a glass pipe with burnt residue.
On Nov. 12, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Donald Lee O'Banion III, 28, and Tamara Gail Hasman, 26, both of Kingman. O'Banion was charged with felony possession of narcotics for sale, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor charge of false report to law enforcement.
Hasman was charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies reportedly watched as O'Banion slowly rolled through a stop sign at Powell and Hearne avenues at about 9 p.m. They conducted a traffic stop and O'Banion reportedly gave a false name.
Deputies allegedly saw crinkled tinfoil and a large plastic bag containing other plastic bags on the driver's side floorboard after O'Banion exited the vehicle.
O'Banion allegedly told them there "might be" heroin under the seat. There was more than heroin, according to deputies. There were five plastic bags under the seat, according to sheriff's office spokeswoman Trish Carter. Four contained pills, including methadone, morphine, alprazolam and oxycodone. The fifth allegedly contained heroin.
Deputies also found a wallet with O'Banion's driver's license. When confronted, O'Banion allegedly said he gave them his brother's name due to the warrant.
Deputies searched Hasman's purse and allegedly found a pill cutter with a black, sticky substance stuck to the blade.
Both O'Banion and Hasman were taken into custody without incident.