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Bullhead City man sentenced in home invasion
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City man involved in a 2017 home invasion was sentenced to prison last week.Cody Moore, 40, pleaded guilty on Oct. 4 to vehicle theft and criminal damage. He had been charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, aggravated robbery, second-degree burglary and misconduct inv
Old Bullhead community opposes Highway 95 realignment or bypass
BULLHEAD CITY — Feedback from business owners and residents in Old Bullhead indicate the community does not want realignment or bypass of Highway 95.“A bypass or two one-way streets are probably not going to happen,” said Bullhead City Manager Toby Cotter. “So what can we do?”Council members and mem
Golden Nugget Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Proposes Caesars Merger
Sources say Fertitta, who has an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion, offered Caesars $13 per share, which would be a substantial premium on the stock price that closed at $9.09 on Tuesday. Shares jumped double digits on the news.
Mohave County forms public lands commission to focus on off-road trails
Mohave County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to set up the Mohave County Public Lands and Recreation Commission.It will consist of two members from each supervisor’s district, along with one Mohave County supervisor and someone from Public Works.Supervisor Hildy Angius initiated discu
Woman given probation for shooting at BHC police officers
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City woman was sentenced Monday to more than two years of probation for firing a shotgun in the direction of two Bullhead City police officers.April Dezerienne Silvis, 49, pleaded guilty in September to two counts of aggravated assault. She had been charged with two counts of at
Council approves agreements for 2019 regatta; tribe displeased
BULLHEAD CITY — Fort Mojave Indian Tribal Chairman Tim Williams warned Bullhead City Council members of a “black cloud” in their relationship with the tribe if a second agreement between the city and Marnell Gaming for support services for a 2019 river regatta was approved.“That dark cloud is going
Elderly man indicted on charge of luring a minor
Lizotte, 72, will be arraigned on the charges today at the Mohave County Jail in Kingman. His case then will be heard before Superior Court Judge Richard Weiss. Lizotte is being held in custody on a $1 million bond.
MSCO: Woman attempts to hide drugs, then arrested
KINGMAN – McKenzie Nicole Gabbard, 19, and Crystal Lee Eaton, 29, both of Kingman, were arrested Saturday for dangerous drug possession following a traffic stop on Packard Avenue.
Supervisors approve incentive payment to Dot Foods
KINGMAN — Mohave County supervisors on Monday approved the initial incentive payment that helped bring Dot Foods to Bullhead City.The board voted 4-1 to release the initial payment of $300,000 to Dot Foods providing the company created at least 78 jobs. In May 2016, the board approved offering $500,
Topock motorist rescued from waste deep waters
TOPOCK – Authorities say a 61-year-old male motorist intentionally went around barricades to travel on a closed road due to unsafe conditions Saturday.Authorities said the motorist intentionally drove around barricades and tried to pass through on Route 1 near Topock. (MCSO photo)Mohave County Sheri
Filming of ‘Hot Water’ adds heat to Havasu economy
Filming began last month in Lake Havasu City for an upcoming feature film, “Hot Water.” While film crews expect the movie to wrap this week, tourism officials expect the production’s impact on Havasu to last beyond the final cut.According to Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau Event Mark
Truck parking expanded along Ice Plant Road
“We heard that a lot of these commercial trucks are parking there because of the Flavor of India Restaurant, the gas stations and the (Rite Aid) pharmacy is in that area,” said Councilor Tona Belt. “This has been an issue for them so in doing this we can prevent people from leaving and having them u
Sex-trafficking suspect released on bond
A suspect in the alleged sex-trafficking ring that led to seven arrests in September was released on $30,000 bond last week.Dean M. Bassett, 52, was arraigned Oct. 3 on charges of sex trafficking and human trafficking. Bassett, a Bullhead City mechanic, is next scheduled to appear in Mohave County S
County forms public lands commission to focus on off-road trails
Supervisor Hildy Angius initiated discussion on the commission’s bylaws, asking about a section that says the commission will only make recommendations to the board on the BLM’s travel management plan, which was the force behind forming the commission.
High winds result in scattered power outages
BULLHEAD CITY – Wind gusts exceeding 60 mph in northwest Arizona resulted in scattered outages throughout the Mohave Electric Cooperative service area.MEC crews battled the winds to restore power to affected areas, according to utility officials.“With winds this strong, outages can occur,” said Rick
Change of plea set for alleged Las Vegas carjacker
KINGMAN – Raitasha Antoinette Williams-Gardner and Aveyon Lashawn Nevitt, the two suspects arrested in connection with the carjacking of a Las Vegas Uber driver, both appeared in Judge Billy Sipe’s courtroom Monday morning.
Dolan Springs man convicted of attempted murder
KINGMAN — A Dolan Springs man was convicted late Friday of shooting another man in the head.William Albert Derrico, 67, was found guilty of attempted second-degree murder, drive-by shooting and three counts of aggravated assault. Superior Court Commissioner Billy Sipe Jr. will sentence Derrico on No
Nobody injured in rollover accident on I-40
A rollover accident involving a semi truck carrying produce for Walmart occurred Sunday afternoon along eastbound Interstate 40 just southeast of Needles, California. Cleanup of diesel fuel was necessary. The driver is reportedly uninjured.
Sears Hometown store not part of Sears Holding bankruptcy filing
“It shouldn’t affect us at all,” said Mandy Suprian, sales associate at Sears Hometown Store. “We’re technically a separate corporation, so we’re not going anywhere.”
Mohave County supervisors OK Dot Foods payment
Mohave County supervisors approved a $300,000 payout for a food distribution company that opened in Bullhead City earlier this year.Supervisors voted 4-1 Monday, with District 3 Supervisor Buster Johnson dissenting, to approve the payment.It’s the first payment to Dot Foods, the nation’s largest foo