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Mon, Nov. 18

Tasers used in two incidents

Robert Daniel Moore

Robert Daniel Moore

KINGMAN -Mohave County Sheriff's deputies resorted to Tasers Monday after two Mohave County residents refused to follow orders.

Around 11:30 a.m. deputies received a call in the area of Chino and Estrella roads of a man trying to pull a trailer with a quad. While responding to the call, a deputy spotted the subject and his caravan run a stop sign.

When deputies tried to stop the man, he took off at approximately 40 mph and got the trailer stuck while trying to drive over a dirt burm.

Ignoring orders from the deputies, the man tried to unhook the trailer. The deputies then used a Taser on the man, who broke one of the weapon's wires and took off running. The deputies caught up with the quad rider and took him into custody. River medical and Golden Valley Fire responded to the scene to treat the man, who was identified as Robert Daniel Moore, 48, of Golden Valley. He was arrested for felony unlawful flight and booked in to the county jail.

Deputies had to deploy Tasers as second time Monday night when Tanya Marie Hennings refused to obey orders to drop a knife she was holding to her throat.

At 9:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a residence in the 3200 block of Sage Street. Deputies spotted Hennings inside the home and ordered her to come out. According to MCSO, Hennings walked down a hallway and returned with a knife to her throat, when she refused to drop the knife, deputies used a Taser. The knife was removed and Hennings, 39, of Kingman was taken into custody. Medical personnel responded to the scene to treat her.

According to MCSO, a search of the residence revealed plastic bags containing methamphetamine, bags containing a white residue, syringes and numerous other drug paraphernalia. She was arrested for felony possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and two outstanding misdemeanor warrants and booked into the county jail.

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