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Officers find 108 pounds of pot in car hauler in western AZ

PARKER, Ariz. - Officers stopped a drug smuggling operation when they found 108 pounds of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia stashed in the trunk of a vehicle on a car hauler in western Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT said officers with the Enforcement and Co

12NEWS.COM - 2018-03-24 00:04:00

Teenager shot on North Willow Road

KINGMAN - Police say a 16-year-old Kingman boy received two gunshot wounds Thursday evening in the 3800 block of North Willow Road. Kingman Police Department personnel answered a call at about 10:20 p.m. and found the teenage boy with wounds to a hand and leg. He was taken to Kingman Regional Medica

KDMINER.COM - 2018-03-24 00:12:00

Kingman man, 41, arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

KINGMAN - A 41-year-old Kingman man was arrested in North Kingman on four warrants. Charles Collins Pruitt was apprehended by Mohave County deputies in the 4500 block of Vernetti Lane without incident on warrants for felony sexual conduct with a minor, sexual assault, domestic violence, and misdemea

KDMINER.COM - 2018-03-23 19:01:00

Daniel A. Bergeron: Cited without cause

I am writing to you to alert you to what I believe to be a total miscarriage of justice. I am not asking for help for myself, as it is too late, but I am asking you to make others aware. On Dec. 22, I was stopped by a Lake Havasu City police officer who asked me if I knew why I was stopped. I did no

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-23 06:52:00

For the Luv of Paws plans open house this weekend

These six adorable puppies at For the Luv of Paws domestic animal rescue and sanctuary say they have found forever homes for themselves, but they have many more of their furry four-legged friends that are awaiting homes, too. They want everyone to attend the For the Luv of Paws 11th annual open hous

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:04:00

Mustangs make it six wins in a row by beating the Lions

NEEDLES - The Needles High School Mustangs varsity baseball team squeaked by in the first game against the Calvary Chapel Lions with a score of 8-7 and then turned it on in the second game winning 13-1 in the NIAA 2A South League doubleheader hosted by the Lions on March 23. "In the first game we ha

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-24 02:04:00

Three arrested on drug charges in SWAT raid

Lake Havasu City Police Officers served a search warrant at the intersection of Acoma Boulevard and Rainbow Road on Tuesday, where three were arrested on assorted drug charges. The officers arrived in tactical body armor, and entered the home after a months-long investigation determined that the sus


Arraignment delayed for former city employees

KINGMAN - A Superior Court judge excused himself Thursday morning from the criminal cases involving three Bullhead City employees charged with theft. Superior Court Judge Richard Weiss recused himself from the case involving Donald William Carley, 49, saying he knew Carley well, that the defendant w

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:08:00

Shoplifting turns into auto damages during escape attempt

KINGMAN - Police say a suspected shoplifter fleeing store employees crashed her vehicle into a parked car and nearly hit a bystander Tuesday evening. Kingman Police Department officers were called to a department store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road in response to a shoplifting call. They w


'Another milestone in the history of Bullhead City': Ribbon cutting marks Dot Foods' official arrival

BULLHEAD CITY - From site selection to facility building to opening the doors, bringing Dot Foods to Bullhead City came full circle Wednesday at a ribbon- cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the company's 11th distribution center. "We welcome you to this historic day - another milesto


Correction: Nursing Program-Issues story

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) - In a story March 14 about a nursing program at Mohave County Community College, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the organizations expressing concernstt about the program. It is the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, not the Acc


Mohave Valley Easter egg drop set for Saturday

MOHAVE VALLEY - Thirty thousand Easter eggs will be dropped onto Mohave Valley Community park from an airplane on Saturday as part of the Eggstravaganza family picnic festival. Activities will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park, near River Valley High School in Mohave Valley. There will be free h

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:03:00

Topock man accused of drug, sex crimes

KINGMAN - A Topock man has been indicted on 23 counts including sexual conduct with an underage girl and 13 drug charges. James Karl Lauver Jr., 36, made an initial appearance last week before Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert. The judge set Lauver's next hearing for April 16. Lauver is being held i


Pricing of single-family homes in Foothills project available

Pricing of single-family homes that will make up the Villas can now be marketed to the public. The 50-acre master planned development is part of the second phase of the Havasu Foothills project located atop Cherry Tree Boulevard and is anticipated to bring a little more than 180 affordable houses to


Three arrested in separate assaults on Kingman health workers

KINGMAN - Kingman police arrested three people for allegedly assaulting health care workers in three separate incidents over the weekend, Deputy Kingman Police Chief Rusty Cooper said. Police arrested Ronald Williams, 43, of Flagstaff, around 7:15 p.m. Saturday on three felony charges of aggravated


Pedestrian killed after being hit by DPS vehicle in Golden Valley

GOLDEN VALLEY - A pedestrian was killed Monday evening on Highway 68 at milepost 24 after being struck by a Department of Public Safety patrol vehicle, DPS reported Tuesday. The agency did not release the name of the pedestrian, nor the DPS officer, pending an investigation and notification of next


Police seek leads on downtown shooting

KINGMAN - Police are investigating a walk-by shooting that was reported Sunday evening at a trailer park in the 1100 block of Topeka Street. Kingman Police officers responded around 9:15 p.m. and learned that one trailer was shot at least 16 times while the occupant was inside. The resident said he


Bullhead City woman pleads guilty to attempted arson

KINGMAN - A Bullhead City woman pleaded guilty on Monday to attempted arson of a friend's home. Brenda Lee Prudham, 55, pleaded guilty to attempted arson of an occupied structure. She had been charged with arson of an occupied structure, aggravated assault, criminal damage and tampering with physica


Carroll gets new attorney for armed robbery case

KINGMAN - The attorney for a Bullhead City man charged with armed robbery and burglary withdrew from his case Tuesday. Aaron James Carroll, 26, is charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, misconduct with a weapon, two counts of theft and a drug charge. He is being held in county jail witho


Mother arrested for DUI after 10 yr-old girl calls 911

Mohave Valley, AZ -- A woman was arrested on DUI charges after her 10-year-old daughter called 911 and told police the two were in a car accident. According to Mohave County Sheriff's Office, dispatch received a call from a 10-year-old girl walking down the road in Mohave Valley on Thursday. The gir