FELONY ARRESTS FOR VEHICLE BURGLARY AND TRESPASSING
Publish Date: 04/20/2017 Source:
This morning, April 20th Kingman Police arrested Heather Jane Smith, 20 of Kingman, on felony charges of Vehicle Burglary, Trespassing, and three Warrants. Dustin Jerome Harwood, 37 of Kingman, was arrested on a felony charge of Vehicle Burglary. Andrew Dee Patterson, 27 of Kingman, was arrested on felony charges of Vehicle Burglary and Trespassing.
At approximately 5:20 a.m., Kingman Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of Rawhide Dr. for a report of a male subject attempting to enter a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed a female in the roadway of the 1400 block of Mountain Trail Rd. who fled on foot as soon as she saw an officer. The officer took chase and took custody of the female, identified as Smith, in the backyard of a residence in the 1400 block of Mountain Trail Rd. at approximately 5:40 a.m. Smith was found to have two felony warrants and one misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear.
A male subject, identified as Harwood, was taken into custody at approximately 5:45 a.m. in the area of Mustang Springs Rd. and Mustang Springs Circle who was attempting to drive around officers to leave the area.
A male subject, identified as Patterson, was located hiding in a shed in the backyard of a residence in the 4000 block of Mustang Spring Circle at approximately 6:00 a.m.
The investigation revealed that two vehicle burglaries occurred in the 1100 block and the 1300 block of Mountain Trail Rd. and an attempted burglary occurred in the 1200 block of Rawhide Dr. Smith denied her involvement. Harwood admitted some involvement. Patterson admitted his involvement. All three were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.
The investigation remains on-going and additional charges may be pending.
FELONY ARRESTS FOR CHILD ABUSE
Publish Date: 04/20/2017 Source:
On Wednesday, April 19th at approximately 12:10 p.m., the Kingman Police arrested Fabian Braulio Acuna, 18 of Kingman, on felony Misconduct Involving Weapons and Child Abuse. Shaelee Marie Matthews and Jaimie Leigh Nalley, both 25 of Kingman, were arrested on a felony charge of Child Abuse.
These arrests were the result after police were contacted to complete a welfare check on two two-year-old juveniles who were outside of a residence in the 2700 block of Golf Dr. with no adult present. Officers responded to the residence and located one two-year-old in the front yard and one two-year-old walking from the backyard to the front yard.
Once the children were removed and secured to ensure their safety, officers who had located an open sliding glass door, attempted to gain the attention of anyone inside by announcing their presence at the door. An officer observed a male subject, identified as Acuna, exiting the residence through a window while holding a firearm. The officer provided commands to Acuna to drop the gun, which he complied with before he was taken into custody. Acuna was found to be a prohibited possessor and was subsequently booked into the Mohave County adult detention facility.
Two females, identified as Matthews and Nalley, exited the residence and were taken into custody without incident. There were conflicting stories as to the reason the children were unattended, but ultimately the adults fell asleep. Matthews was identified as the mother to one of the two-year-olds and was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility for Child Abuse. Nalley was identified as the mother to the other two-year-old and was also booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility for Child Abuse.
The two children, who were not injured, were released to the custody of the Department of Child Safety.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Publish Date: 04/17/2017 Source:
On Saturday, April 15th, at about 9:55 pm, Kingman Police arrested Derek Linden Owens, 32 of Kingman, on felony charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and Brian Scott McKnight, 34 of Kingman, on a misdemeanor charge of Domestic Violence by Disorderly Conduct. Officers had responded to a residence in the 3700 block of N. Irving St. regarding several 911 reports of shots being fired in the area. Officers determined that several shots were fired during a domestic disturbance between an estranged couple and a current boyfriend. Owens is alleged to have arrived at the Irving St. residence when he became aware that his girlfriend was involved in a disturbance with McKnight, her estranged boyfriend. Upon his arrival, Owens is reported to have brandished and threatened McKnight with a shotgun, at which time McKnight is alleged to have responded by brandishing and firing a handgun at Owens. No one was injured; however, the vehicle Owens was driving sustained several bullet holes. Owens, also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, was determined to be the aggressor and had unlawfully threatened with the shotgun. McKnight was found to have committed domestic violence by disorderly conduct towards his estranged girlfriend before Owens arrived. Both were arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.
ARREST FOR AGGRAVATED DUI X5
Publish Date: 04/17/2017 Source:
On Friday, April 15th, at 7:00 pm, Kingman Police arrested Loren Dean HasThePipe, 39 of Kingman, on felony charges of Aggravated DUI x5, Possession of Narcotic Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. HasThePipe was the driver of a 2014 silver Doge truck that crashed into a light pole in the 3900 block of Stockton Hull Rd. Officers arrived and determined that HasThePipe was the driver of a truck that entered onto Stockton Hill Rd. from a business parking lot when he crashed into a light pole. In the vehicle at the time of the crash were HasThePipe’s four children; ages 8, 12, 11 and 14; one of the children received minor injuries. It was determined that HasThePipe was under the influence and impaired by narcotic drugs. HasThePipe, who was additionally found to be in possession of heroin and the assorted drug paraphernalia, was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. The children were given to the care of a family member.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT & DEATH INVESTIGATION
Publish Date: 04/13/2017 Source:
CORRECTION & CLARIFICATION to Previous Media Release
Anthony F. Puglia was incorrectly described as being the roommate of the deceased at the residence on Colorado Ave. Puglia was an acquaintance that arrived at the home and found the male subject lying on the floor, already deceased. Investigators DO NOT believe Puglia was involved in the death of the decedent.
On Wednesday, April 12th, at about 9:00 pm the Kingman Police Department arrested Anthony F. Puglia, 33 of Kingman, on a felony charge of Aggravated Assault of a Fire Fighter. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred when Kingman Fire Department paramedics were sent to a residence in the 2700 block of Colorado Ave. regarding an unresponsive male subject. Paramedics arrived and found a 34-year-old Kingman man deceased in the home. Puglia, a roommate, became aggressive and demanded that paramedics begin treatment. During this time Puglia pushed a firefighter and began breaking items in the home. Officers arrived and ultimately took Puglia into custody for Aggravated Assault of a Fire Fighter. Puglia was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. The death is suspicious, possibly the result of an overdose.
TRESPASS AND DANGEROUS DRUGS
Publish Date: 04/11/2017 Source:
On Tuesday, April 10th, at 6:00 pm, Kingman Police arrested Nathan W. Goff, 33 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and a misdemeanor charge of Trespassing. Goff had trespassed on a residential property in the 1100 block of Chadwick Dr. As officers arrived Goff fled on foot. Goff had fled to a hilltop area in the desert area west of the Chadwick Dr. location. Goff refused officers commands and was making threats to jump off of a cliff. Due to the non-severity of the offense, officers left the area. About a half hour later it was reported that Goff was walking down from the hill top towards Andy Devine Ave. Officers located Goff walking in the area of the 1400 block of E. Andy Devine Ave. where he was taken into custody. Goff was displaying signs and behavior of being under the influence of drugs. Goff was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana along with the assorted drug paraphernalia. Goff was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON
Publish Date: 04/10/2017 Source:
On Sunday, April 9th, at 11:50 pm, Kingman Police arrested Robert Christopher Canfield, 30 of Kingman, on felony charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Disorder Conduct with a Weapon and Misconduct Involving a Weapon. The arrest stems from an incident the previous night (April 8th at 9:40 pm) at a residence in the 1800 block of Club Ave., where a 911 call was received reporting that Canfield had arrived at the residence and attacked another male subject regarding Canfield’s estranged girlfriend. During the fight between Canfield and the other subject, Canfield is alleged to have brandished a handgun and pointed it at the victim. Several witnesses also observed the incident. The investigation determined that Canfield was the aggressor. Canfield had left before officers arrived. He was located and arrested at a residence in the 1000 block of Gardencrest Ave. the next night. Canfield was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.
ARREST MADE FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION
Publish Date: 04/06/2017 Source:
On Thursday, April 6th, Kingman Police arrested Devin Joseph Ohlinger, 18 of Kingman, on ten (10) felony counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. The arrest is the result of investigations that began on February 26th, when images suspected to be child pornography, were found on a cell phone that a citizen found in the parking lot of a business in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Rd. Subsequent investigation and search of the phone determined the presence of numerous images of child pornography. Ohlinger was determined to be the owner of the cell phone. On Thursday KPD investigators served a search warrant at a residence in the 3100 block of Snavely Ave. where Ohlinger was located and taken into custody. Ohlinger, who admitted involvement in the offenses, was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility on the charges. Investigators believe that Ohlinger found and downloaded the images from assorted illicit pornography website. Investigators DO NOT believe that the images found on Ohlinger’s cell phone have a local connection.
BICYCLIST CRASHES INTO VEHICLE
Publish Date: 04/06/2017 Source:
On Wednesday, April 5th, at 5:50 pm a 21-year-old Kingman man was riding a BMX style bicycle southbound on the northbound sidewalk in the 3800 block of Stockton Hill Rd. when he crashed into a pick-up truck entering onto Stockton Hill Rd., driven by a 24-year-old Kingman man. The cyclist, who had disconnected the brakes on the bicycle, crashed into the truck, causing a compound fracture of his leg. He was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center in serious condition, awaiting surgery. The truck’s driver was not at fault. The cyclist will be charged with civil violations of Operating a Bicycle with No Brake and Riding on Sidewalk.
By law, anyone operating a bicycle is required to follow all traffic laws, which includes in this incident, riding with traffic, having an operational brake and not riding on sidewalks.
ARRESTED FOR HEROIN POSSESSION
Publish Date: 03/29/2017 Source:
On Tuesday, March 28th, at 12:20 pm, Kingman Police arrested Raeschelle Ann Lagle, 30 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Narcotic Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of Driving with Suspended License. Lagle was the driver of a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation in the 200 block of E. Beale St. It was determined that Lagle's driving privilege was suspended. She was also found to be in possession of heroin and the assorted drug paraphernalia. Lagle was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.