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Publish Date:  09/15/2015  Source:  KPD

On Monday, September 14th, at about 4:30pm, the Kingman Police Department arrested Arturo N. Montana, 24 of Kingman, on felony charges of Aggravated Assault by Domestic Violence, Disorderly Conduct with a Weapon by Domestic Violence, Aggravated Assault, Disorderly Conduct Involving Weapons and misdemeanor charges of Disorderly Conduct by Domestic Violence and Criminal Damage.  Montana was arrested after officers had responded to a disturbance at a home in the 3500blk. of Roosevelt Ave. where it was reported that subjects were fighting and the sound of gun fire was heard.  It was determined that Montana had gotten into a fight with his roommate, during which time Montana is reported to have brandished a .22 cal rifle and fired it towards the victim.  No one was injured, however bullets struck a nearby apartment causing damage and putting that resident in danger.  Montana, who was intoxicated, was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Center


Publish Date:  09/15/2015  Source:  KPD

On Tuesday, September 8th at approximately 1:40 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Gary Jerome Harper, 32 of Kingman, in the 3300 block of E. Andy Devine Ave. on felony charges of Forgery, Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, False Reporting to Law Enforcement, and a felony Contempt of Court Warrant.  This arrest stems after Kingman Police was contacted about a subject trying to cash a fraudulent check at a grocery store in the 3300 block of E. Andy Devine Ave.  Officers contacted a male subject, who was ultimately identified as Harper, after providing a false name. Harper was found to have a felony contempt of court warrant issued for his arrest, and he was taken into custody.  The investigation revealed that Harper had been handing out fraudulent checks to other subjects to cash.  Harper was in possession of several fraudulent checks.  Harper who admitted his involvement was ultimately booked into the Mohave County Jail.


Publish Date:  09/15/2015  Source:  KPD

On Wednesday, September 9th at approximately 3:25 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Casey Ryan Lashorne, 31 of Kingman, in the 2100 block of Club Ave. for felony Possession of Dangerous Drugs and a misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrant.  This arrest stems after police obtained information that a wanted subject, identified as Lashorne, was at a residence in the area of the 2100 block of Club Ave.  Officers contacted Lashorne and took him into custody.  Lashorne was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and he was subsequently booked into the Mohave County Jail.


Publish Date:  09/15/2015  Source:  KPD

On Wednesday, September 9th at approximately 10:10 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Gerren Ryan Rucker, 37 of Kingman, in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Rd. on six counts of felony shoplifting, one felony warrant, and misdemeanor trespass.  This arrest stems after police were contacted about a male subject, identified as Stephens, possibly shoplifting from Walmart. Officers arrived on scene and found the subject had fled the store.  Officers located him driving behind Walmart where a traffic stop was conducted.  The sole occupant of the vehicle was identified as Rucker who was found to have a felony Probation Violation Warrant on an original charge of Narcotic Equipment Possession and was subsequently taken into custody.   The investigation revealed that Rucker had been picking items from shelves, but ran out of the store leaving all items behind when he noticed loss prevention watching him.  Investigators learned that Rucker was trespassed from Walmart and that he was the suspect in six previous shoplifts which occurred in 2015 that he was never arrested on.  Officers were able to confirm his involvement and ultimately charged him for the previous shoplifts.   Due to three prior shoplifting arrests, Rucker, who admitted no involvement, was booked on felony shoplift charges into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

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