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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
Driver Cited As “Stupid Motorist” In Mohave County
On the afternoon of October 13,the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue swift water team was activated to respond to a 61-year-old male motorist who had failed to obey traffic control devices and intentionally went around a barricaded road that had been closed off due to unsafe road cond
Search and rescue called on three incidents in three days
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue units were busy over the weekend, including Saturday when the swift-water team was called to rescue a 61-year-old man who had intentionally driven around barricades and became stuck in a flooded section of County Route 1 (Topock Highway). The road
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
Possible Nye connection to remains found in Arizona desert
David Rathbun, of Las Vegas, was reported missing just before 5:45 a.m. on Oct. 16, 2017. His family told police they had not heard from him for a month. Metropolitan Police Department detectives determined that several ATM withdrawals were made from Rathbun’s bank accounts after his disappearance.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.”
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.
Father, son plead guilty in $27M health care fraud that included Arizona
HARTFORD, Conn. – A father and son from California have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme that defrauded Affordable Care Act programs in at least 12 states, including Arizona, of more than $27 million.Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say 60-year-old Jeffrey White and 33-year-old Nicholas
Rattler mountain bike race rescheduled following washout of trails
The race, presented by the Colorado River Area Trail Alliance, starts at the Welcome Arch on Beale Street and winds through Fort Beale Street and Monolith Gardens, finishing at the arch.
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.
Supervisors set to approve incentive payment to Dot Foods
KINGMAN — Mohave County supervisors will discuss Monday the initial incentive payment that helped bring Dot Foods to Mohave County and Bullhead City.The board will authorize the initial payment of $300,000, providing the company created 78 jobs. In May 2016, the board approved offering a total of $5
Kingman Photo | Bring on the Pink Hair
Sandy Averett (front, center) is doing her part to raise funds and awareness for cancer at her salon, Sandy’s Place, at White Cliffs Senior Living. To make an appointment to have your hair dyed pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, call Sandy at 928-530-3600. (Photo by Travis Rains/Daily Miner)
Kingman Unified School District negotiates Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim
KINGMAN – Kingman Unified School District school board approved at Tuesdays school board meeting for Superintendent Roger Jacks to go forth on negotiating an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim with the school lawyers.“The whole idea is to keep it from becoming an official EEOC complaint,”
Dreams of Flight: Young Eagles rally gives children the opportunity to flex their wings
Children start dreaming of what they want to be in life at an early age. They dream of being firefighters, astronauts, and doctors. Some dream about having wings and flying, but not like a bird, more like a pilot.