Man arrested for warrants
On July 27, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joseph Eugene Rasmussen, 36, of Kingman, for outstanding felony warrants.
Deputies responded to a burglary at a residence in the 100 block of South Herber Road. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a male subject identified as Rasmussen. A records check showed Rasmussen to have a felony warrant for failure to appear for aggravated DUI, aggravated assault and resisting arrest issued by Mohave County Superior Court and two misdemeanor warrants for failure to pay fines for driving on a suspended license and failure to appear for shoplifting, both issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Rasmussen was taken into custody without incident. Deputies determined a burglary was not committed.
Alleged: Domestic violence
On July 21, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bradley Jacobson Hansen, 22, of Kingman, for felony criminal damage per domestic violence, and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.
Deputies responded to a call at a residence in the 3100 block of John L. Avenue regarding a disturbance that occurred in the 3800 block of Thompson Avenue. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a 20-year-old female victim. The victim said she was outside with Hansen, her boyfriend, at the Thompson residence earlier in the evening. The victim reported that Hansen pushed her, took her phone and broke it in half. The victim further reported that Hansen kicked their vehicle, breaking a taillight and the driver’s side mirror prior to him leaving.
Deputies later contacted Hansen at a residence in the 2000 block of Golden Gate Avenue. Hansen said that he and his girlfriend got into a fight. He further said that he pushed her because she was slapping him and admitted to kicking the taillight, breaking the mirror and damaging her cell phone. Hansen was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
On July 21, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Daryn Michael Sikes, 25, of Kingman, on outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants.
Deputies contacted Sikes during a traffic stop in the 3500 block of East Diagonal Way. A records check showed Sikes to have a parole violation felony warrant issued by Arizona Department of Corrections and a failure to pay fines misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Sikes was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Alleged: Drug charges
On July 21, The Gang and Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission (G.I.I.T.E.M.) based in Kingman, arrested Jose Cardenas-Rodriquez, 40, of Golden Valley after a traffic stop in the area of Klagetoh Road and State Route 68 in Golden Valley. He was charged with felony possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, transportation of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of child abuse and three counts of endangerment.
Investigators located and seized two gallons of liquid methamphetamine in Rodriquez’s vehicle. The liquid mixture would convert into 16 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $64,000.
Rodriquez was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center without incident.
Alleged: Domestic violence
On July 23, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joe Donald Hufstetler, 57, of Kingman, for felony possession of drug paraphernalia along with misdemeanor disorderly conduct per domestic violence and criminal damage per domestic violence.
Deputies responded to a domestic violence call at a residence in the 4100 block of North Mallard Drive. Dispatch advised that a female subject reported that her boyfriend was smashing her belongings and she needed help. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party, a 38-year-old female victim. As the victim opened the front door, deputies observed a male subject later identified as Hufstetler, her boyfriend, standing in the background saying “You called the cops on me.” Deputies told Hufstetler to exit the house. As he was walking toward the front door, the victim told the deputy that Hufstetler smashed her coffee mug.
Deputies contacted Hufstetler outside of the residence. He said he didn’t know anything about an argument, but he did break a coffee mug because he likes to break glass. Hufstetler further advised that he doesn’t hit women and his alternative is breaking his property.
Deputies talked to the victim, who said Hufstetler started arguing with her and the argument escalated when he pushed her stereo equipment off the countertop into the sink. The victim also said Hufstetler knocked over a trash can and empty beer bottles off the table. The victim said Hufstetler grabbed her coffee mug off the counter and threw it on the ground, shattering it on the floor. While deputies were speaking with the victim, deputies observed a glass pipe with black and white residue in plain view.
Hufstetler was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Alleged: Weapons misconduct
On July 25, Kingman Police arrested David Joe Concepcion, 40 of Kingman, in the 1700 block of Hope Avenue on a felony charge of weapons misconduct for possession of a firearm as a prohibited possessor, unlawful flight, two misdemeanor warrants, and driving on a suspected license. Kevin Ray Braziel, 33, of Kingman, was arrested on a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor criminal trespass, and a felony warrant with original charges of possession of a weapon by a prohibited possessor, carrying a deadly weapon without a permit, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kingman Police Detectives attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Concepcion who was known to have warrants and a suspended license. The vehicle fled and a short pursuit ensued before being terminated due to high speeds and heavy traffic. The vehicle was located approximately ten minutes later in an alley in the 1700 block of Hope Avenue.
Officers contacted a homeowner who allowed a search of their residence. Concepcion was located hiding in the residence and was taken into custody. He had concealed a firearm in a freezer before entering the residence and was charged with felony weapons misconduct for possession of a firearm as a prohibited possessor. Concepcion was booked into the Mohave County Jail.
During the search of the residence a suspect, identified as Braziel, jumped out of a bedroom window and fled on foot into a nearby yard. Officers used a Taser to subdue Braziel and take him into custody. He was found to have concealed drug paraphernalia inside the residence.
Braziel was treated minor injuries received from the Taser before being booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.