On Oct. 29, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brian Timothy Demko, 23, of Golden Valley on felony charges of possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies stopped Demko in the 2100 block of Northern Avenue at about 1:45 a.m. A record check revealed the warrant and he was taken into custody without incident. An inventory search of the vehicle allegedly revealed he possessed a plastic bag that contained a black sticky substance that field tested positive for heroin.
On Oct. 29, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Alexandria Dominique Bruno, 28, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court
Deputies contacted Bruno at a home in the 2600 block of John L Avenue regarding the warrant and she was taken into custody without incident. Bruno reportedly consented to a search of her dresser drawers that allegedly revealed she possessed two spoons with brown residue and cotton stuck to them.
On Nov. 2, Kingman Police officers arrested Raymond Thomas Gonzales, 29, 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 unspecified court.
Police came into contact with Gonzales in the 600 block of Berk Avenue. A record check revealed the warrant and he was taken into custody. A search allegedly revealed he possessed methamphetamine and paraphernalia.
On Oct. 31, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Bradley Louis Schaffer, 28, of Kingman on felony charges of theft of means of transportation, burglary and possession of burglary tools.
Deputies were on patrol in the 3600 block of Diagonal Way when they spotted Schaffer sitting on a blacked out ATV parked on the road. They noticed the ignition had been punched and wires were hanging out of the box. Schaffer reportedly said he had purchased the ATV earlier in the day and was pushing it home as it was out of gas.
A computer check showed the registered owner lived on Hearne Avenue and deputies were aware the person requested a property watch, including two ATVs.
Another deputy responded to the Hearne Avenue home and found the front gates had been taken off their hinges and two ATVs were missing. Schaffer was taken into custody without incident after the homeowner said he desired Schaffer be prosecuted.
A search of his backpack allegedly revealed several tools.
Warrants, domestic violence
On Oct. 31, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Marie Ann Noelani Garcia, 21, on a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court, along with misdemeanor charges of criminal damage by domestic violence, disorderly conduct by domestic violence, and misdemeanor failure to appear and contempt of court warrants issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies responded to a disturbance at a home in the 3700 block of Devlin Avenue just before 11:20 a.m. They noted a fence on the property was knocked down and the home was damaged. Deputies also saw a sedan with front-end damage on the property.
Garcia allegedly drove through the fence and hit the home with her car and then walked away from the scene. Her mother, 45, said she told Garcia to leave the home. She said she heard a car leaving and then her house shook hard enough that books fell off shelving. A witness reportedly said Garcia was the driver of the car. She was found a block away and taken into custody. She reportedly told deputies her foot became stuck in the accelerator and the crash was accidental.
A record check revealed her warrants, as well as a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court in the name of her mother, the alleged victim, who was also taken into custody.
Alleged pot possession
On Nov. 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mathew Thomas Barreras, 30, of Olivehurst, Calif., and Dominic Lucian Velasquez, 39, of Velarde N.M., on felony charges of possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of marijuana for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies stopped the men on Interstate 40 near milepost 48 at about 9:45 p.m. They reportedly smelled marijuana in the car and the men were taken into custody without incident.
A search of the vehicle allegedly revealed they possessed sealed bags of marijuana in the trunk and a smaller bag of pot in the console.
On Nov. 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Vincent Matthew Blackwood, 46, of Yucca on a felony parole violation warrant issued by the Arizona Department of Corrections. Deputies contacted Blackwood at a home in the 16000 block of Faye Avenue at about 3:45 p.m. He had been released from prison in June after serving 15 months on a drug conviction, according to prison records.