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Mohave 911 | March 26, 2018

Jerry Lynn Doty, David Paul Barton, Ronald James Andrews.

Jerry Lynn Doty, David Paul Barton, Ronald James Andrews.

Unlawful flight

Duane Joseph Eckert, 43, of Kingman, was arrested March 21 for unlawful flight from law enforcement, two counts of misconduct involving weapons and stolen property, all felonies, and driving on a suspended license, a misdemeanor.

Deputies tried to stop a man, later identified as Eckert, riding a three-wheeler on Melody Street. When they turned on their lights and siren, Eckert accelerated the three wheeler and drove into an alley.

After a brief pursuit, Eckert stopped the three wheeler and took off on foot through a dirt lot.

Deputies caught up with Eckert and placed him in handcuffs. They found a handgun in Eckert’s jacket pocket, the serial number of which came back stolen.

Eckert is a prohibited possessor, had a suspended license and an active warrant. He was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.


Jerry Lynn Doty, 59, of Meadview, was arrested March 17 for felony burglary and two misdemeanor outstanding warrants.

Deputies responded to a residence in reference to a burglary that occurred while the family was out of town. The victim reported a window was broken, and noted that surveillance cameras on the outside of the house showed their neighbor, Doty, walking around the property.

The video showed Doty leaving the home carrying white bags. When asked about the incident, Doty told deputies he was checking on the house because he heard the dogs barking.

Doty was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail without incident.


Melissa Ann Martin

Dangerous drugs

Melissa Ann Martin, 30, of Kingman, was arrested March 19 for aggravated assault, criminal damage, possession of a dangerous drug, and six counts drug paraphernalia, all felonies.

Deputies responded to a call of an assault, and upon arrival, learned that Martin had assaulted and attempted to run over their landlord. Deputies noticed skid marks and damage to the garage.

The victim told deputies that when he tried to talk to Martin about her rent, she got in her car and attempted to leave.

When he he reached into the car, she bit him and scratched his arm, and backed out of the driveway. Then she turned the car around, attempting to hit the victim with her vehicle, causing the damage to the garage.

Martin consented to a search of her vehicle, where deputies found methamphetamine, syringes, and other drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.

Aggravated assault

David Paul Barton, 56, of Mohave Valley, was arrested March 16 for felony aggravated assault.

The victim reported that Barton had come to his residence and started a verbal altercation over an ATV tire the victim had lent him,

The victim told Barton to leave. However, Barton returned a short time later in his vehicle, parking outside the victim’s residence to yell at him.

The victim approached the vehicle, again telling Barton he had to leave, when Barton grabbed him from the driver’s window and began dragging him with his vehicle, causing deep lacerations and abrasions to his arms, hands and knees.

Deputies contacted Barton at his residence to detain him. Barton said the victim had approached the vehicle and struck Barton in the face. He tried to leave, but the victim got caught on something inside the vehicle, causing him to be dragged.

Barton was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.


Ronald James Andrews, 23, of Kingman, was arrested March 18 for active warrants for felony failure to appear and three counts of misdemeanor probation violation.

Deputies saw Andrews walking in the 3300 block of Northern Avenue and knew he had active warrants for his arrest.

Andrews was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.


Lance James Pecoraro


Lance James Pecoraro, 40, of Golden Valley, was arrested March 18 for active warrants for felony unlawful flight from law enforcement and misdemeanor probation violation.

Deputies responded to the 1100 block of Carrizo Road and called out to the suspect, when he turned and walked in the other direction. They were able to find him in an empty hot tub behind the residence.

He was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.


Steven Robert Rowe, 38, of Mesa, was arrested March 18 for two counts of felony burglary.

Deputies responded to a report of a burglary at a business in the 4500 block of Highway 95.

The reporting party told deputies he arrived at work that morning to find a man, later identified as Rowe, standing outside the business who claimed to be waiting for an employee.

A pile of merchandise was seen outside the front gate of the business, and Rowe claimed he found the property scattered and piled up the merchandise.

The employee later noticed that the company’s vehicles had been gone through and the company’s bicycle was missing. Deputies saw bicycle tracks and a runner’s type shoe impression was left at the property.

They saw Rowe riding the bicycle that was reported stolen from the business. Deputies spoke to Rowe and noticed that he was wearing the same runner’s type shoe that had left shoe prints at the business.

He was also in possession of items that were reportedly taken from the company’s vehicles.

The employee told deputies that video surveillance showed Rowe entering the property and sneaking to hide behind items on the property until he was out of the camera’s view.

Rowe was arrested and booked into Mohave County Jail.

Aggravated assault

Donald Eugene Tuttle III, 29, of Kingman, was arrested March 18 on a felony charge of aggravated assault and misdemeanor threatening or intimidating and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kingman Police Department officers responded to a disturbance at a convenience store in the 200 block of Beale Street where it was reported that a man had grabbed a young boy and made threats.

Tuttle, who appeared to be under the influence of drugs, allegedly confronted a boy in the store and began making threats and statements that scared customers.

At one point, Tuttle is alleged to have grabbed and pulled the boy by the arm, making verbal threats to kill him, at which time the boy’s older brother struck Tuttle in defense.

Tuttle was reportedly found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and admitted involvement in the offense. He was taken into custody and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

The boy was not hurt. Tuttle had a minor injury to his face from being struck by the boy’s brother.

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