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KINGMAN POLICE INVESTIGATING MISSING PERSON REPORT (Updated)

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The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and the Kingman Police Department are actively investigating a missing persons report and is requesting the assistance of the public for any information.  Sidney Cranston Jr., 40 years of age, was last seen on Tuesday, June 16th at approximately noon in the area of I-40 and Stockton Hill Rd.  Cranston, a realtor, was reported to be showing an unknown property to an unknown client. Cranston is described as 5’9”, 162 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, and a light growth of facial hair.  He was last seen wearing grey ball cap, prescription glasses, white sleeveless t-shirt, blue jeans, and multicolored tennis shoes.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the Kingman Police Department by calling (928) 753-2191, report tips online or report anonymously by calling Mohave Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.

UPDATED
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and the Kingman Police Department have an updated photo of Sidney Cranston Jr. which is more current.  Mohave Silent Witness is offering a $500 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts and location of missing person Sidney Cranston Jr.

 

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PUBLICS’ ASSISTANCE SOUGHT FOR INFORMATION REFERENCE A BURGLARY TO CITY OF KINGMAN SOUTH SIDE LITTLE LEAGUE

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On June 26th, the Kingman Police Department responded to South Side Little League Snack Shack, 1000 block of Buchanan St. in reference to a burglary that occurred between Wednesday, June 24th and Friday, June 26th.  The investigation revealed that the suspect(s) gained entry into the snack shack by breaking a window, damaging property and equipment causing approximately $700 in damage.  The suspect(s) stole a blue Jugs pitching machine and a red Bulldog pitching machine, swamp coolers, and heavy duty electrical cords, 2 black and red striped 100 ft. cords and 2 orange 100 ft. cords.  The stolen items had a total value over $2500.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kingman Police Department by calling (928) 753-2191; report tips online or report anonymously by calling Mohave Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.

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“GRANDPARENT SCAM” WARNING

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On Tuesday, June 23rd, a senior citizen report to the Kingman Police Department they had received a telephone call from a person portraying to be their grandchild.   The person making the telephone call reported having been arrested in a foreign country and in need of bail money.  In this case the potential victim knew that the caller was trying to scam them for money.  This is not a new scam.  It has been called the “Grandparent Scam”.   The criminals obtain the contact information for senior citizens from any number of sources.  The scammers prey on the emotions of their victims in hopes that the “grandparent” will send money by Western Union, or any other wire transfer company.  KPD offers information on this and other scams by going to External Resources.  The chances of anyone recovering money sent is slim to none.  The best solution to these scams is prevention.   Please pass this information on to those who are vulnerable.

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KINGMAN POLICE REQUESTING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY SUSPECT (Updated)

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Today, June 23rd at approximately 8:35 a.m., Kingman Police responded to Kmart, 3340 E. Andy Devine Ave. in reference to an attempted theft in progress.  The suspect was gone prior to police arrival.  The investigation revealed that the suspect demanded the pharmacist to fill a purple Crown Royal bag with prescription medication.  The suspect is described as a white male, approximately mid-twenties to early thirties, approximately 5’10”, medium build, dark brown mustache and beard.  He was last seen wearing a black half motorcycle style helmet, black jacket, dark jeans, and dark colored shoes.  The suspect left in an unknown direction on a Moped.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kingman Police Department by calling (928) 753-2191; report tips online; or report anonymously by calling Mohave Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.

 

UPDATE: Arrest has been made in Attempted Kmart Theft
Virgil Andrew Brewer, 31 of Kingman, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his home in the 3400blk of Armour Ave. This arrest stems after police responded to a tip of the suspects identity.  Brewer admitted involvement in the attempted theft and was booked into the Mohave County Jail. Brewer was charged with Attempted Felony Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

 

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"It is the mission of the Kingman Police Department to maintain a high quality of life for our residents and visitors, through an active partnership with the community, by being proactive in reducing crime, apprehending criminal offenders, and aggressively addressing all public safety concerns." 

Coffee with Cops

Coffee with Cops is a community outreach program. KPD holds these events at different times and locations throughout the city on a quarterly basis. The events are advertised and posted, inviting anyone in the community to come and share a cup of coffee with members of the department. The idea is to make ourselves more accessible to the general public for questions and comments. The Kingman Public Safety Mobile Command Post is usually the meeting point and makes the event easier to find.

The next Coffee with Cops will be scheduled soon.

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