KINGMAN - A Kingman woman learned the hard way that sometimes the old expression about not being able to go home again is literal.
Katelynn Dee Hodler, 26, and Michael Stephen Gibson, 24, both of Kingman, were arrested May 1 on a felony charge of criminal trespassing.
Deputies responded to a home in the 2800 block of Butler Avenue regarding a trespassing report at about 10 p.m. The homeowners, Hodler's parents, told deputies that Hodler and Gibson, her boyfriend, lived in the home until a few months ago, but no longer had permission to be at the home. Hodler reportedly said she did have permission and that she and Gibson invited over three friends. One of them was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant. She allegedly entered the home through a window.
All three were taken into custody without incident.
With friends like these ...
On May 1, Kingman Police officers arrested Alan Rush, 25, of Kingman on felony charges of fraudulent use of a credit card and theft.
Officers reportedly determined Rush stole his friend's credit card the night before while the pair was drinking at a bar in the 2600 block of Stockton Hill Road. The alleged victim was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center for an undisclosed medical issue and Rush in the process obtained the person's wallet and keys. Rush, according to police, allegedly drove the person's vehicle to several businesses around town, where he either used or attempted to use the credit card.
Rush also allegedly stole a firearm the person kept in the vehicle. He reportedly admitted to committing the crimes, according to Deputy Chief Rusty Cooper.
On April 29, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Scott Wayne Bridges, 47, of Kingman on a felony drug paraphernalia warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies contacted Bridges regarding his warrant outside of a home in the 2300 block of Devlin Avenue. He was taken into custody without incident at about 9:15 a.m.
Dangerous drugs, shoplifting
On May 2, Kingman Police officers arrested Corey Elizabeth Baldwin, 34, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting and a misdemeanor probation violation warrant issued by an unspecified court.
Security staff at a store in the 3600 block of Stockton Hill Road detained Baldwin for alleged shoplifting at about 6:40 p.m.
A search allegedly revealed she possessed heroin and drug paraphernalia. A computer check revealed the warrant.
On May 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Thomas Garland Ferrell, 59, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a felony fraudulent schemes warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a felony aggravated assault warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies stopped Ferrell about five minutes past midnight for a traffic infraction in the 2900 block of Snavely Avenue. They were aware of his warrants and took him into custody without incident.
A search allegedly revealed a coin container that held a small plastic straw and a plastic bag containing methamphetamine.
Three for one
On May 2, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Hunter Allen McGuire, 20, Kyle Andrew Nicholson, 19, and a 29-year-old woman after responding to a disturbance at a home in the 2600 block of Thompson Avenue.
McGuire was charged with felony possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a misdemeanor charge of false report to law enforcement and a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. Nicholson was arrested on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a felony probation violation warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court. The woman was arrested on a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Deputies responded to the home just after 8:15 a.m. and spotted McGuire allegedly flee as they arrived. Deputies chased him down Leroy Avenue and through a field. They caught up to him in an alley and took him into custody without further incident. McGuire reportedly gave deputies a fake name because of the warrant. He said he wanted to see his daughter before he went to jail. A search allegedly revealed he possessed a plastic bag with a white crystal substance and a pipe with marijuana inside the bowl.
Deputies went back to the home on Thompson and a record check revealed Nicholson and the woman had warrants. They were taken into custody without incident. A search of Nicholson's backpack allegedly revealed he possessed several used syringes.
On May 4, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joshua Tyler O'Neill, 23, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, along with a charge of misdemeanor theft.
Deputies responded to a theft report in the 1000 block of Christianson Avenue at about 2:55 p.m.
The alleged victim, a 34-year-old woman, told deputies that O'Neill, her boyfriend, stole her wallet, tablet and the SD card out of her cell phone. The woman told deputies that O'Neill left after an argument and they contacted him walking in the 4400 block of Stockton Hill Road.
O'Neill denied taking any of the women's property. A consent search revealed an SD card. O'Neill reportedly said it belonged to his girlfriend. They allegedly also found a pipe with burnt marijuana residue, a second pipe with residue, a plastic bag containing marijuana and a tube containing methamphetamine.
The woman's Samsung tablet was allegedly in O'Neill's backpack. He was taken into custody without incident.
$600 worth of shoplifting
On May 4, Kingman Police officers arrested Aaron Todd Harper, 30, of Kingman, on felony charges of shoplifting and promoting prison contraband, a felony parole violation warrant issued by the Arizona Department of Corrections and five misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrants issued by Kingman Municipal Court.
Harper allegedly loaded $600 worth of merchandise at a grocery store in the 3100 block of Stockton Hill Road at about 4 p.m. He abandoned the merchandise in front of a nearby road and police caught up with him walking in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road.
A record check showed the warrants, and also that Harper has four previous shoplifting arrests. Marijuana was allegedly found on him during the booking process.