Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy March 4 on felony charges of aggravated DUI and a probation violation. Deputies recognized the teen as he drove a van north on Bank Street just before 6 p.m. The van stopped at the corner of Calle Castano and Bank Street and deputies contacted him as he unloaded a motorcycle from the van. Deputies reportedly took note of the teen's bloodshot eyes and smelled alcohol on him. A records check showed his driver's license to be suspended. During conversations with the teen, he allegedly admitted to drinking and smoking marijuana. Following the field sobriety tests, he was arrested and transported to the Mohave County Jail where an analysis revealed his blood alcohol concentration to be .083 percent. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Center. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher James Gonzales, 19, of Kingman March 5 for felony possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies responded to suspicious people inside a residence in the 3900 block of East Lum Avenue around 6:45 a.m. after a neighbor called and said the owners weren't home and that unfamiliar subjects were inside the residence. Upon arrival, deputies observed the front door was slightly opened and the residence dark inside. Deputies entered and announced themselves and reportedly smelled an odor of marijuana. Deputies contacted two male subjects and two female subjects. It was learned the residence belonged to one of the male subject's grandfather. Deputies questioned the subjects regarding the smell of marijuana. One of the subjects identified as Gonzales allegedly admitted to having an orange pill bottle containing marijuana and a pipe with residue. He was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.