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From the Bullhead City Police Department

Bullhead City Police arrested Mitchell Keith Thompson, 20, for possession of stolen property, felony criminal damage, failure to remain at the scene of an accident and driving on a suspended driver's license. At 11:30 p.m. Feb. 5., police responded to a single vehicle accident in the 2000 block of Gregg Lane where a pick-up truck had crashed into a residential yard. Witnesses saw the driver, Thompson, and another male flee the area. Thompson ran into an apartment on Riviera Boulevard. The unknown male passenger took a bicycle out of the pick-up truck and has not been located. Officers located Thompson inside the apartment and noticed he had bruising consistent with a seat belt injury. He was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman. Police discovered the 2005 white Ford F-250 pick-up truck was reported stolen out of Huntington Beach, Calif. Damage to the chain link fence, block wall and landscaping is estimated to be $3,000. The case was forwarded to detectives. Anyone with information on the outstanding male passenger is asked to contact the Bullhead City Police Department at (928) 763-9200.

At 5:30 a.m. Feb. 8., detectives from MAGNET (Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team), with assistance from the Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City Police Department's SWAT teams, executed simultaneous search warrants into two homes, both located in the 1900 block of Sea Breeze Lane in Bullhead City. Six people were arrested at one home where resident Frank Alcala, 45, was suspected of dealing drugs. When the SWAT team entered the residence, Alcala and John Lennon Mitchell, 43, were allegedly smoking methamphetamine. According to detectives, a baggie was located in Alcala's bedroom containing approximately four grams of methamphetamine, a digital scale with white powder residue, empty baggies with residue and glass methamphetamine pipes. Alcala was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia and two outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Mitchell was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Teresa Ann Mastin, 43, was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Inside her purse, officers allegedly found a small baggie containing meth and a small baggie containing marijuana. Daymond Lee Hill, 49, Crystal Lynn Vandagriff, 30, and Frederick Victor Nichols, 61, were all arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after marijuana was allegedly located in their rooms. An associate of Alcala, Ricardo Santos Segura, 37, was arrested at the other home. During the second search warrant, officers located a usable amount of methamphetamine and several drug paraphernalia items, including a spoon with meth residue, syringes, and marijuana pipe. Segura was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and an outstanding felony warrant out of California.

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