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Phoenix man arrested in Kingman motel on felony drug charges

Thaer Jamal Al-Khatib (MCSO photo)

Thaer Jamal Al-Khatib (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN – Thaer Jamal Al-Khatib, 40, of Phoenix, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on Sunday, Dec. 21 after officers arrived to a local motel to allegedly find him impaired and partially unresponsive.

Officers responded to a motel in the 400 block of W. Beale Street at approximately noon in regards to an occupant not responding after the check-out time. Officers forced entry into the room and reportedly located Khatib on the bed impaired and partially unresponsive.

Officers report locating 4 ounces of suspected methamphetamine and 4 ounces of suspected fentanyl, along with the associated drug paraphernalia.

Khatib, who according to KPD admitted involvement in the offense, was evaluated by paramedics and arrested on suspicion of felony possession of narcotic drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

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