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Mohave 911: Dec. 5, 2016

Daniel Wayne Bell

Daniel Wayne Bell

Resisting arrest

On Nov. 26, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Daniel Wayne Bell, 29, of Denver, Colo., for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, felonies. Bell was also arrested for an outstanding felony warrant and misdemeanor trespassing.

Approximately 11:50 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a residence in the 3000 block of Lass Avenue. They contacted a man identified as Bell. He allegedly would not cooperate with deputies and ran from the residence. Deputies followed him as he reportedly entered the yards of several residents. They shot him with a Taser in an effort to restrain him. Bell continued to resist and after a brief struggle, was taken into custody without further incident.

A record check showed Bell to have a warrant for resisting arrest issued by Kingman Justice Court. He was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. After being discharged, Bell was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.


On Nov. 25, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Thomas Martin Holst, 58, of Kingman for an outstanding felony warrant.

At about 6 p.m., deputies contacted Holst in the 4400 block of Stockton Hill Road. A record check showed Holst to have a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Holst was taken into custody without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

Vehicle burglary

On Nov. 30, at 1:50 p.m., the Kingman Police Department arrested Brandon Erwin Brown, 25, of Kingman, on felony charges of vehicle burglary, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of burglary tools and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Brandon Erwin Brown

Brown was arrested after officers responded to the 2300 block of North Stockton Hill Road regarding the report of a vehicle burglary in progress. Witnesses observed Brown enter and remove a backpack from a parked car. Witnesses confronted him and he released the stolen backpack and fled on foot. Officers arrived and located Brown a few blocks away, where he allegedly admitted involvement in the burglary. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and associated drug paraphernalia. Brown was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

Theft, burglary

On Dec. 1, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ronald M. Melott Jr., 23, of Kingman, for theft of means of transportation and burglary, felonies.

Approximately 11 a.m., deputies arrested Melott in the area of Patsy Drive and Devlin Avenue. He was wanted for a burglary he allegedly committed Nov. 22 at a residence in the 4200 block of North Roosevelt Street. An 18-year-old alleged victim reported seeing Melott run through her house and jump out of a window when she arrived at her home. Nothing was reported stolen from the home. Deputies questioned Melott about being in the Roosevelt Street residence and he denied being there but replied as to who saw him.


Ronald Melott Jr.

Melott was also wanted for the Nov. 27 theft of a black Ford F-250 truck from a home in the 3900 block of East Butler Avenue. Deputies responded to the area of Castle Rock Road and Thompson Avenue. A caller had been following the stolen truck and lost sight, where shortly thereafter, deputies observed a vehicle that matched the description of the stolen truck speeding on Thompson Avenue. Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle turned onto Thompson Way. The driver, later identified as Melott, lost control of the vehicle causing the truck to spin. As deputies approached, the driver accelerated causing the truck to spin more and speed away. Deputies halted their traffic stop and the abandoned vehicle was recovered the next day.

During conversations with Melott, he denied any involvements with a truck. Melott was taken into custody without incident, transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

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