Mohave 911: The Week in Law Enforcement

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Christopher R. Dykeman

UPDATED

KINGMAN – A suspect arrested on March 24, who identified himself to authorities as Christopher R. Ciardi, has been identified to actually be Christopher R. Dykeman, 22, of Kingman.

Dykeman was additionally charged with Forgery, Assuming the Identity of Another and two warrants for Failure to Pay Fine that had been issued for his arrest Friday.

Dykeman lied about his identity to avoid discovery of the warrants. Authorities became aware of the false information when detention staff discovered his true identity through fingerprint information.

ORIGINAL REPORT

Arrest for dangerous drugs and trespassing

On April 24, Kingman Police arrested Christopher Robert Ciardi, 20, of Kingman on felony charges possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor charges of flight from law enforcement and criminal trespass.

According to a police spokesman, an officer saw Ciardi riding a bicycle unlawfully in the 200 block of South Fourth Street. The officer tried to stop Ciardi, but he fled. Ciardi ditched the bike and jumped through several yards. He was captured on the back porch of a home in the 400 block of Topeka Street, where the home owner desired wanted to press charges for trespassing.

Ciardi was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia associated with marijuana and methamphetamine use. He was booked into the Mohave County jail.

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David Lee Karr

Dui/2x’s criminal damage

On April, 22, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jashua Tomas Oberdin, 23, of Kingman for DUI and criminal damage, both misdemeanors.

Witnesses reportedly saw Oberdin driving erratically on North Willow Street and Northern Avenue at about 6:45 a.m.

Deputies tried to stop the car in the 4200 block of Bank Street when it pulled into a driveway of a business two blocks away, hitting a mailbox and boulder in front.

Oberdin attempted to back up and go forward several times in an attempt to leave as deputies and witnesses yelled at him to stop. He refused to stop and placed the vehicle in park.

Oberdin was allegedly extremely intoxicated and removed from the vehicle after attempting to start it back up. He was taken into custody without further incident.

Oberdin reportedly admitted to drinking heavily. A blood sample was taken to be submitted to the Arizona Department of Public Safety crime lab for further analysis. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County jail.

Deputies noticed the gold Buick 4-door sedan Oberdin was driving had large dents on the driver side as well as the both ends of the car with white paint transfer. Deputies determined Oberdin hit a fence earlier in the 4300 block of North Willow Street.

The owner of the Buick reported it stolen from an address on Roosevelt Avenue reported earlier to the Kingman Police Department. Oberdin has additional charges from the Kingman Police Department.

Drugs/drug paraphernalia/warrant arrest

On April 19, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested David Lee Karr, 27, of Kingman for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, and an outstanding warrant.

According to a sheriff’s spokeswoman, deputies contacted a man walking in the street on Thompson Avenue near Lomita Street. A records check showed Karr to have a post adjudication undesignated warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court. A search of Karr allegedly revealed a clear container containing a small amount of a white crystal substance, a syringe and a thin black rope.

Karr was taken into custody without incident booked into the Mohave County jail.

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James Arthur Madigan Jr.

Drugs/marijuana/drug paraphernalia/warrant arrest

On April 21, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Arthur Madigan Jr., 51, of Kingman for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with a failure to appear misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

According to a sheriff’s spokeswoman, deputies contacted Madigan while he was riding a bicycle without lights in the area of North Jimmie Drive and North Neal Avenue. A records check showed him to have an active warrant.

A search of Madigan allegedly revealed a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance, a plastic bag containing marijuana and a pipe with residue.

Madigan was taken into custody without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County jail.

Arrest for dangerous drugs and trespassing

On April 24, Kingman Police arrested Christopher Robert Ciardi, 20, of Kingman on felony charges possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor charges of flight from law enforcement and criminal trespass.

According to a police spokesman, an officer saw Ciardi riding a bicycle unlawfully in the 200 block of South Fourth Street. The officer tried to stop Ciardi, but he fled. Ciardi ditched the bike and jumped through several yards. He was captured on the back porch of a home in the 400 block of Topeka Street, where the home owner desired wanted to press charges for trespassing.

Ciardi was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia associated with marijuana and methamphetamine use. He was booked into the Mohave County jail.

Arrest for dangerous drugs

On April 24, Kingman Police arrested Ryan Kohl Wright, 18, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to a police spokesman, Kohl was found sleeping in a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Stockton Hill Avenue. The officer woke him up and found assorted drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.

Kohl was taken into custody and allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine. He was booked into the Mohave County jail.