Mohave 911: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Shoplifting, drugs

On May 5, Kingman Police officers arrested Jennifer Ann Dunn, 32, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of narcotics, along with a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting.

Police responded to a business in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding an alleged shoplifter who was in custody.

Dunn allegedly placed cosmetics in her purse and then walked out of the store. She was taken into custody and a search allegedly revealed she possessed a variety of pills labeled as dangerous drugs or narcotics.

Narcotics, etc.

On May 8, Kingman Police officers arrested John Chester Tate, 52, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of narcotics, possession of prescription only pills, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and two misdemeanor warrants from an unspecified court.

An officer stopped Tate for an unknown reason as he walked in the area of Fifth Street and Simon Avenue at about 11 p.m.

A record check revealed the warrants. The drugs and paraphernalia were allegedly found during a search. Tate was taken into custody without incident.

'But I've changed'

On May 10, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kent Nelson Thompson, 49, of Dolan Springs on a felony charge of aggravated harassment per domestic violence.

Deputies responded to a contempt of court call in the 11500 block of Earls Road at about 6 a.m.

The 53-year-old caller told dispatchers that she had a protective order against Thompson and that he was at her home.

Thompson reportedly told deputies he had changed when asked why he broke the order, and only wanted to talk to the woman.

The victim said she didn't want to speak with Thompson and does not want him on her property.

Thompson was taken into custody without incident.

Dangerous drugs

On May 9, Kingman Police officers arrested John Ronald Tunstead, 32, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with two misdemeanor warrants issued by an unidentified court. A man with Tunstead was arrested on seven misdemeanor warrants.

An officer who knew both men had warrants for their arrests made contact with them as they stood in an alley in the 600 block of E. Beale Street at about 10:05 a.m.

The pair was taken into custody and police allegedly found methamphetamine and paraphernalia on Tunstead. Tunstead allegedly admitted to also taking part in a prior shoplifting incident, trespassed and trafficked in stolen property.

Doorknob cutter

On May 9, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joshua Allen Patterson, 30, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of criminal damage per domestic violence.

Deputies responded to a disturbance call at a home in the 3200 block of Carver Avenue at about 8 p.m.

A Kingman Police officer on scene said he found Patterson hiding in a shed and that he was detained.

The caller, a 28-year-old woman, reportedly said Patterson, her boyfriend, has been causing problem. She said deputies had already been at the home earlier in the day, but Patterson had left.

He returned that night and she locked him out of the home. Patterson allegedly grabbed a tool from the shed and was cutting off the back doorknob when she called 911.

Deputies located a syringe and a spoon with drug residue that Patterson allegedly possessed prior to his arrest. He reportedly told deputies he cut into the doorknob a week earlier and had discarded the paraphernalia a couple of days earlier.

Patterson was taken into custody without incident.

Meth sales, shoplifting

On May 9, Kingman Police officers arrested Daisy Marie Moncrief, 36, of Dolan Springs on felony charges of sale of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting.

Police were called to a business in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding a shoplifting incident.

They spotted the suspect, Moncrief, running behind Big 5 Sporting goods.

A search revealed Moncrief allegedly possessed methamphetamine packaged for sale and the associated paraphernalia.

She allegedly admitted her guilt and was taken into custody without incident.

Dangerous drugs, warrant

On May 8, Kingman Police officers arrested Stanley Richard Borawski, 38, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant issued by an unidentified court.

Borawski was on foot in the 100 block of Third Street at about 9:40 p.m. when an officer contacted him for an unspecified reason.

A record check revealed the warrant and a search allegedly revealed Borawski possessed methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

He was taken into custody without incident.

Silent Witness warrant call

On May 11, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Russell Lee Cruz, 32, and Crystal Anna Black, 25, both of Kingman.

Cruz was charged with a felony failure to appear warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant issued by Bullhead City Municipal Court.

Black was arrested on a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

A caller to the Silent Witness hotline alerted deputies to the whereabouts of Cruz and Black and they responded to a home in the 3500 block of Lark Lane and took the pair into custody without incident.

Forged checks

On May 8, Kingman Police officers arrested Dakota Cody Claw, 29, of Kingman on two felony forgery charges.

Claw allegedly cashed two forged checks on May 5 that belonged to an elderly couple that recently moved from Kingman.

He was taken into custody without incident.