Alleged: Aggravated assault
On July 30, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Stephen Ray Wilkinson, 36, of Golden Valley for felony aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a minor and burglary.
Deputies responded to an assault call at a residence in the 1400 block of Verde Road. Upon arriving at the scene, deputies observed Wilkinson attempting to drive from the residence. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and contacted Wilkinson. He was taken into custody without incident.
Deputies contacted the 34-year-old female victim who was at a residence across the street. The victim reported that Wilkinson was intoxicated and had been locked out of the residence. She told deputies that Wilkinson had pried open the door and began to assault her. She stated he had pushed her over a couch and held her down while punching her. Deputies observed injuries to the victims face and hands. They also spoke to an 11 year-old male victim who reported that during the incident, Wilkinson had pushed him down causing an injury to his wrist.
Wilkinson refused to speak with deputies. Wilkinson was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
On July 30, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kaliff Chase Whatsoniame, 32, of Kingman for felony possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence.
Deputies contacted Whatsoniame in the area of Butler Avenue and Benton Street. While speaking with him, deputies observed him place a spoon in his mouth. He consented to a search where deputies located a plastic bag containing a white crystal substance in his pocket. During further conversations, Whatsoniame admitted to licking methamphetamine residue off of the spoon. He was taken into custody without incident and transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.
Alleged: Aggravated DUI
On July 31, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Gregory Neil Russell, 51, of Peach Springs for aggravated DUI, aggravated DUI with passenger under 15 years of age and child abuse, felonies.
Public safety dispatchers received a call of an assault on Route 66 near milepost 90. Deputies were advised the male involved in the assault left the scene with five children in the vehicle. A description of the vehicle was provided to deputies. Deputies observed the described vehicle on Route 66 near milepost 66 traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and contacted Russell. While speaking with him, deputies smelled an odor of alcohol and observed he was swaying back and forth.
Russell refused to perform field sobriety tests. He was taken into custody without incident and was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident. An analysis eventually revealed his blood alcohol concentration to be .117%. The children were released to family members.
Alleged: Drugs, false report
On July 26, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Casey Joel Anderson, 37, of Kingman, for felony possession of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and filing a false report to law enforcement.
Deputies responded to a possible burglary at a residence in the 3700 block of East Devlin Avenue. Deputies knew from past calls that this residence is vacant with owners out of state. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a female and male subject inside the residence. The female subject advised the residence is her deceased grandmother’s. The male subject falsely identified himself. The deputies determined the male subject’s identity to be Anderson.
Anderson was taken into custody without incident. Deputies found him to have been in possession of a syringe containing liquid which field tested positive for methamphetamine. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. A detention officer located a plastic bag of marijuana inside Anderson’s pocket.