Mohave 911: June 29, 2015

Drugs, warrant

On June 17, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kenneth Ray Stockbridge, 42, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a felony failure to appear warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court.

Deputies responded to assist an officer with the U.S. Marshals Service in the 300 block of McVicar Avenue at about 3:15 p.m.

The marshal said he was waiting for Stockbridge to return to the residence to take him into custody on the warrant. He arrived as a passenger and the officer took him into custody.

In doing so, the marshal allegedly found Stockbridge possessed spice, a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance, a pipe with residue and a marijuana cigarette. Stockbridge allegedly admitted the items were his.

The driver, 25, was cited and released for reportedly driving on a suspended license, a misdemeanor.

Weapon possession

On June 16, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested James Ray John Benak Jr., 44, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of a weapon by a prohibited person and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Lake Havasu City Justice Court. A 34-year-old woman who was with Benak was arrested on a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Deputies stopped Benak on Butler Avenue east of Bank Street at about 11 p.m. A record check revealed warrants and Benak and his passenger were taken into custody without incident.

A search of the vehicle allegedly revealed Benak possessed an electronic scale with drug residue and a .22-caliber handgun. Benak is a convicted felon. According to court records, Benak spent two months of an 8-month sentence in prison following a 2002 endangerment conviction.

Organized retail theft

Kingman Police arrested a local woman June 19 after she allegedly stole items from a store.

Sheila Marie Bell, 53, of Kingman, was arrested in the 3300 block of North Stockton Hill Road on a felony charge of organized retail theft and a misdemeanor charge of unlawful use of retail sales receipts.

Police said they were called to the store for an alleged fraudulent return in progress. Upon arrival, officers contacted Bell in the loss prevention office.

Police said the investigation revealed that Bell entered the store, selected merchandise and made a return on the merchandise with an older receipt belonging to someone else.

Bell admitted her involvement, said police, and was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Drug charges

A Kingman man riding his bicycle was arrested June 20 on various drug charges.

Patrick Richard Martin, 59, of Kingman, was arrested by Kingman Police in the 800 block of East Wilshire Avenue on felony charges of alleged possession of dangerous drugs and possession of prescription only drugs.

He also was charged with two misdemeanor failure to pay warrants.

The arrest came after police saw Martin riding his bicycle and conducted a traffic stop because he was known to the officer to have outstanding warrants. While taking Martin into custody, police found him in possession of pills classified as a dangerous drug and prescription only drugs.

Martin was booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Aggravated DUI

A Peach Springs man was arrested June 21 after he was involved in a traffic accident.

Rubencio Cook, 28, was arrested in the 3200 block of East Andy Devine Avenue on a felony charge of alleged aggravated DUI and a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license.

The arrest came after police responded to a traffic accident with injuries. An investigation revealed that Cook failed to yield from a private drive and pulled in front of an oncoming vehicle, according to police.

Cook was found to be driving on a suspended license and was taken into custody. Upon further investigation, said police, Cook also was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Warrant

Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Shay Brooke Gardner, 25, of Kingman, Saturday evening on a probation violation felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court.

Deputies responded to the area of North Willow Road and East Sierra Vista Avenue about a suspicious woman walking in the area. As deputies approached the area, they saw a female subject matching the description walking in the center of the road.

Deputies contacted the female subject, later identified as Gardner, and a records check showed her to have an arrest warrant. Gardner was taken into custody, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

Aggravated assault

A Kingman man was arrested June 22 after allegedly attacking his former wife's boyfriend.

Andrew James Parris, 37, was arrested for alleged aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/dangerous instrument, a felony, by Mohave County Sheriff's deputies.

Deputies responded at 7:30 p.m. to the intersection of Gordon Avenue and Castlerock Road to take an assault report from a 23-year-old male victim. Deputies said he was at his girlfriend's house earlier in the 3500 block of Mallard Drive.

The victim reported that Parris, the former husband of the victim's girlfriend, assaulted him as he was leaving her house. Deputies said the victim reported that Parris struck him in the chin with a small metal bat before Parris left in a vehicle. Deputies observed swelling on the victim's chin.

A short time later, deputies located Parris at a relative's residence in the 4200 block of North Glen Road, where he was taken into custody without incident. Parris was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Aggravated DUI

A Mohave Valley man was arrested Tuesday in Kingman after Mohave County Sheriff's deputies stopped his truck and smelled alcohol on him.

Jose Sebastian Parsons, 38, was arrested for alleged aggravated DUI-suspended license, a felony. He also was arrested on two misdemeanor warrants for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court and Bullhead City Justice Court.

Deputies responded to a suspicious male driving a white Ford truck at 4:15 p.m. in the 4100 block of Thompson Avenue. Dispatch had advised the male driver approached a girl offering to give her a ride home.

Upon arrival, deputies observed the truck pull into a business parking lot, and when they approached the driver, they smelled an odor of alcohol on him. Deputies said Parsons told them he had two beers.

Following the field sobriety tests, Parsons was taken into custody and transported to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, where a blood sample was taken from him and will be submitted to the Department of Public Safety Crime Lab for further analysis.

Deputies said a records check showed Parsons to have a suspended driver's license and two active warrants. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Drugs, paraphernalia

Two Kingman residents were arrested Tuesday on drug-related charges.

Robert Lopez Figueroa, 36, was arrested for alleged possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies.

Tiffany Marie McMillon, 25, was arrested for alleged possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and a failure to appear warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court, all felonies.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Powell Avenue and Bank Street. Figueroa was driving, and deputies already knew his driver's license was suspended. He was taken into custody without incident, and more than $1,200 cash was found on him.

McMillon also was taken into custody without incident. A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic container, plastic bag and gray pouch containing a white crystal substance weighing slightly more than an ounce.