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FRAUD AND COUNTERFEITING

Publish Date:  12/14/2016  Source:  

On Monday, December 12th, the Kingman Police Department arrested Stevenson K. Yuen, 25, and Adam J. Bowen, 40, both of Las Vegas, on three felony charges of Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices.  Yuen was additionally charged with felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Bowen with misdemeanor Driving With a Revoked License.  The arrests came after officers responded to a business in the 3400 block of Stockton Hill Rd. where it was reported that a male subject was attempting to pay with counterfeit bills.  Upon officers arrival the suspect(s) had left.  During this time it was being reported that a similar incident was occurring at a business in the 1100 block of W. Beale St.  Officers arrived and located Yuen and Bowen as they were driving away from the area.  During the investigation, both Yuen and Bowen admitted involvement in the offenses at several locations.  Officers also located additional counterfeit currency and other assorted equipment used for printing counterfeit currency.  It was learned that Bowen’s license was revoked in NV and Yuen had assorted drug paraphernalia in his possession.  Both were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.  The vehicle was impounded and the investigation is ongoing.

DANGEROUS DRUGS FOR SALE AND WEAPON OFFENSE

Publish Date:  12/14/2016  Source:  

On Monday, December 12th, at 9:30 a.m. the Kingman Police Department arrested Arthur Ryan Martinez, 21, and Silverio Ojeda, 24, both of Kingman, on felony charges.  Martinez was charged with Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Ojeda was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Weapon in a Drug Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Martinez was the driver and Ojeda the passenger of a vehicle stopped in the 3100 block of Harrison St. for a traffic violation.  Both subjects attempted to walk away from the vehicle and were detained.  Officers located methamphetamine packaged for sale and marijuana inside the vehicle and Ojeda was also found to be armed with a handgun that he stated was to protect both him and his drugs.  Both admitted involvement in the offenses and were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.  The vehicle was impounded and the investigation is ongoing.

ARMED ROBBERY

Publish Date:  12/14/2016  Source:  

On Sunday, December 11th, at about 3:50 p.m., the Kingman Police Department arrested Marcelo Castillo, 25, and Michael Jordan Elias, 28, both of Kingman, on felony charges of Robbery, after both suspects forced entry into an apartment in the 3700 block of Roosevelt St. and confronted the 27 and 30 year old residents.  Officers responded to the apartment when the 27-year-old female occupant called 911 to report that Castillo and Elias had forced entry into the apartment and confronted her and the other occupant.  Officers arrived and entered the residence and took Castillo and Elias into custody.  The investigation revealed that Castillo and Elias had entered the residence to confront a male resident about an ongoing dispute.  Castillo and Elias are alleged to have taken both victim’s cell phones and force both into a room.  The female victim was able to escape out a window and call 911 using a passerby’s phone.  Both Castillo and Elias were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.  The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, METH AND HEROIN ARREST

Publish Date:  12/14/2016  Source:  

On Friday, December 9th, at 11:05 a.m., the Kingman Police Department arrested Brandon Francis Adcox, 20 of Kingman, on felony charges of Burglary 2nd Degree, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Narcotic Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Theft.  Adcox was arrested after officers responded to a report of suspicious activity being reported at a residence in the 4700 block of Steinke Dr. The residence was supposed to be unoccupied while the elderly owner was in a care facility.  Officers arrived and located Adcox and another subject in the home.  It was determined that Adcox did not have permission to be in the home and was “squatting”.  Adcox was found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, and associated drug paraphernalia.  Additionally, investigators found items that indicated Adcox was stealing mail from area mailboxes.  Adcox admitted involvement in the offenses and was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.  The second subject found inside the home was released, pending further investigation.  The investigation is ongoing with additional charges expected.

SHOPLIFTING TURNS INTO DRUG SEARCH WARRANT

Publish Date:  12/05/2016  Source:  

On Saturday, December 3rd, Kingman Police arrested Justin Verdell Norton, 44 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Narcotic Drugs, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Marijuana for Sale, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a misdemeanor charge of Shoplifting.  Norton was apprehended for shoplifting at a store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Rd. during which time information was developed that resulted in a search warrant being served at Norton’s home in the 4000 block of Lum Ave.  During the search warrant about 37 grams of heroin, some methamphetamine, marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia was located that resulted in the listed charges.  Norton was subsequently booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

ARREST FOR BURGLARY TO VEHICLE

Publish Date:  12/01/2016  Source:  

On Wednesday, November 30th, at 1:50 p.m. the Kingman Police Department arrested Brandon Erwin Brown, 25 of Kingman, on felony charges of Vehicle Burglary, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Burglary Tools and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Brown was arrested after officers responded to the 2300 block of N. Stockton Hill Rd. regarding the report of a vehicle burglary in progress.  Witnesses observed Brown enter and remove a backpack from the victim’s parked car.  Witnesses confronted Brown, who released the stolen backpack and fled on foot.  Officers arrived and located Brown a few blocks away, where he admitted involvement in the burglary.  Brown was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and the associated drug paraphernalia.  Brown was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

DANGEROUS DRUGS AND DRIVING BACKWARDS

Publish Date:  11/30/2016  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 29th, at about 4:25 p.m., Kingman Police arrested Michael R. Fernandez, 50 of Kingman, and Emily R. Clark, 34 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Clark was additionally charged with Possession of Marijuana and Promoting Contraband into Jail.  Fernandez was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped in the 1900 block of Detroit Ave. for driving backward.  During the stop, officers could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Subsequent to the search methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.  Both subjects denied ownership of the drugs and both were booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility, where Clark was found to be in possession of marijuana, however, continued to deny ownership.

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN ARMED ROBBERY

Publish Date:  11/29/2016  Source:  

On Monday evening, at about 9:45 p.m., Kingman Police Detectives arrested Joshua Kelly Abbott, 29 of Kingman, on felony charges of Armed Robbery, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Narcotic Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Abbott was identified as the suspect in the Armed Robbery that occurred at the Compass Bank yesterday in Kingman.  Detectives apprehended Abbott at his home in the 3700 block of N. Wells St. in Kingman.  A search warrant was served at the residence, where assorted illegal prescription only medication was found that is classified as dangerous drugs and narcotic medication.  Abbott admitted his involvement in the robbery and was subsequently booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.  A small amount of the stolen cash was recovered.

THREE DUI ARRESTS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Publish Date:  11/28/2016  Source:  

KPD made three (3) DUI arrests – two (2) on November 24th, one (1) on the 26th.

DANGEROUS DRUGS AND WEAPONS MISCONDUCT ARREST

Publish Date:  11/23/2016  Source:  

On Tuesday, November 22nd, at 2:40 pm, the Kingman Police Department arrested Justin C. Brzezinski, 28 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Weapons Misconduct and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers had responded to a suspicious activity call at a motel in the 900 block of E. Andy Devine Ave. where it was reported that a male subject was in a vehicle armed with a handgun. Officers arrived and located Brzezinski and a female subject sitting inside a vehicle. Drug paraphernalia was observed inside the car. Brzezinski was additionally found to be in possession of methamphetamine and in control of a handgun. Brzezinski was taken into custody and subsequently booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

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