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ARRESTS FOR DANGEROUS DRUGS AND WARRANTS

Publish Date:  12/12/2017  Source:  

On Sunday, December 10th, at 11:45 pm, Kingman Police arrested Larry Dean Jay, 49 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a misdemeanor warrant for an unrelated offense. Jay, who was known to have a warrant for his arrest, was contacted in the 3100 block of Airway Ave. Jay was taken into custody on his warrant and found to be in possession of methamphetamine and the associated drug paraphernalia. Jay was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

ARRESTS FOR DANGEROUS DRUGS AND WARRANTS

Publish Date:  12/12/2017  Source:  

On Saturday, December 9th, at 1:05 am, Kingman Police arrested Devina Rose Cook, 27 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a misdemeanor warrant for an unrelated offense. Cook was contacted in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Rd., walking behind a closed business. Cook was found to have a warrant for her arrest and was taken into custody, at which time she was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and the associated drug paraphernalia. Cook was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

ARREST FOR HEROIN

Publish Date:  12/01/2017  Source:  

On Saturday, November 4th, at 1:15 am, Kingman Police arrested Cheryl Elaine Carlson, 30 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Narcotic Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and misdemeanor False Reporting to Law Enforcement. Carlson was contacted by police in the area of the I-40 on-ramp at Stockton Hill Rd. During this time Carlson provided a false name to the officers. Carlson was found to be in possession of heroin and the associated drug paraphernalia. Carlson was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

ARREST FOR VEHICLE BURGLARY AND CREDIT CARD THEFT

Publish Date:  11/28/2017  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 28th, at about 2:00 am, Kingman Police arrested Charles Collins Pruitt, 41 of Kingman, on felony charges of Burglary 3rd Degree and Theft of Credit Card, in addition to three unrelated misdemeanor warrants. At about midnight officers investigated unauthorized credit card charges on the victim’s credit card. The investigation revealed that Pruitt, a neighbor, had entered the victim’s car earlier in the evening and removed their credit card. Several charges were made on the credit card within the next hours. Officers located Pruitt at his apartment in the 2000 block of E. Andy Devine Ave. where he was found to have three unrelated warrants for his arrest out of Kingman Municipal Court. During this time officers located the victim’s credit card in Pruitt’s apartment. Pruitt, who denied involvement in the offense, was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

ARREST FOR HEROIN AND TRESPASS

Publish Date:  11/28/2017  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 21st, at 8:25 am, Kingman Police arrested Michael Anthony Engel, 26 of Modesto, CA, on felony charges of Possession of Narcotic Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and misdemeanor Trespass. Officers contacted Engel at a restaurant in the 3400 block of Stockton Hill Rd. where he was asleep at a table. Engel had also previously been trespassed from the restaurant. Engel, who employees suspected of using drugs in the bathroom, was found in possession of heroin and the associated drug paraphernalia. Engel was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.


ARRESTS FOR DANGEROUS DRUGS

Publish Date:  11/28/2017  Source:  

On Friday, November 24th, at 4:10 pm, Kingman Police arrested Richard Jan Sinyella, 32 of Peach Springs, and Sharita Marie Querta, 30 of Peach Springs, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers contacted Sinyella and Querta in a motel room in the 3300 block of E. Andy Devine Ave regarding possible drug activity. It was found that both had misdemeanor warrants on unrelated incidents. During this time they were found to be in possession of methamphetamine and the associated drug paraphernalia. Both were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

THEFT AND CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Publish Date:  11/21/2017  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 14th, Kingman Police Detectives arrested Lisa Leeann Bojan-Peters, 45 of Kingman, on felony charges of Theft x2 and Theft of a Credit Card. The investigation leading to Bojan-Peters’ arrest began about a month earlier when a care facility contacted police regarding possible criminal activity involving a former employee and suspicious activity in the accounts of two residents. The subsequent investigation revealed that Bojan-Peters had a friendly relationship with one of the victims and had been using both victim’s bank accounts and credit cards to make personal purchases and payments. Investigators believe that Bojan-Peters exploited the diminished mental capacity of the victims, who were 87 and 86 years of age. It was determined that Bojan-Peters, who had been employed as a social services director, had used over $10,000.00 of the 87-year-old’s funds and over $3,200.00 of the 86 year old’s funds. Investigators do not believe there are other victims; however, the care facility is cooperating fully with the investigation, which is ongoing. Bojan-Peters, who admitted involvement in the offense, was ultimately booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, KIDNAPPING AND SEX ASSAULT ARREST

Publish Date:  11/21/2017  Source:  

On Saturday, November 18th, Kingman Police arrested Thaer Jamal Al-Khatib, 37 of Kingman, on felony charges of Domestic Violence by Aggravated Assault, Domestic Violence by Unlawful Imprisonment, Domestic Violence by Sex Assault, Possession of Narcotic Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The investigation revealed that the incident is alleged to have occurred at a residence in the 400 block of Lomas Flojas Ln on November 16th that caused the victim to go to the hospital a day later. The victim has been treated and released for significant facial and head injuries. Al-Khatib was located Saturday morning and taken into custody. During his arrest, Al-Khatib was found to be in possession of heroin and the associated drug paraphernalia. A search warrant was served at the home where several items were seized as evidence. Al-Khatib was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

BURGLARY, DRUGS AND WEAPONS OFFENSE

Publish Date:  11/21/2017  Source:  

On Sunday afternoon the Kingman Police arrested Christopher Robert Dykman, 22 of Kingman, on felony charges of Burglary 2nd Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, Misconduct Involving Weapons, False Reporting to Law Enforcement and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and Jeremy Espinoza, 22 of Kingman, on felony charges of Burglary 2nd Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, Possession of Narcotic Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers contacted Dykman in the 3100 block of Harrison St. after receiving several reports that Dykman was walking along the road, carrying a rifle. Officers contacted Dykman, who provided a false name. Dykmen was arrested when officers determined his true identity and found that he was illegally in possession of a firearm. Dykman admitted that he lied about his name because he knew he was not allowed to possess a firearm. Dykman was additionally found to be in possession of stolen property from a burglary that had been reported earlier in the day. Further investigation determined that Dykman and Espinoza were involved with two burglaries at homes in the 2600 block of Running Iron Loop and 1400 block of Rawhide Dr. the previous night, or early morning. Officers searched and recovered additional stolen property at Dykman’s home in the 2500 block of Kingman Ave. and Espinoza’s home in the 4000 block of Bond St. Dykman was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, while Espinoza was found to be in possession of heroin and the associated drug paraphernalia. Dykman and Espinoza, who both admitted involvement in the offenses, were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. The investigation is ongoing and investigators suspect that both may have been involved in other burglaries and thefts. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kingman Police Department by calling (928) 753-2191, or report anonymously to Mohave Silent Witness by calling (928) 753-1234, or report tips online by going to www.kingmanpolice.com by clicking on “Give A Tip” , or report through the KPD App, which available free through the App Store or by scanning the attached QR code.

 

STUDENT ARRESTED FOR BRINGING REPLICA BB GUN TO SCHOOL

Publish Date:  11/15/2017  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 14th, at about 1:00 pm, Kingman Police arrested an 11-year-old 4th-grade student on felony charges of Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing an Educational Facility and misdemeanor Weapons Misconduct. The investigation began when school officials at Desert Willow Elementary School (3700 block of Prospector St.) were notified that a student had been displaying a BB gun to other students. School officials immediately contact KPD who responded and made contact with the student, at which time it was confirmed that the BB gun was a replica handgun. The investigation determined that the student had brought the replica BB gun to school in his backpack and had shown it to numerous students, several of whom reported it to school officials. Investigators determined that the student made statements and was acting in a manner to show off to fellow students. The student, who has had ongoing disciplinary issues, was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Facility. The Kingman Unified School District and Desert Willow Elementary School are handling the situation in accordance with school and district policies.

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