Kingman duo arrested on Felony heroin, meth charges

August 29, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Kingman men Friday on felony drug charges after an attempted traffic stop. A vehicle was allegedly observed as it failed to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle did not stop when deputies attempted to pull the driver over, the report said. The driver and passenger, identified as Kodey E. Ward, 26, and Richie D. O’Connor, 24, were allegedly seen moving inside the vehicle.

When the driver stopped, the report said, both occupants were removed from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle allegedly yielded a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine. A search of Ward’s person allegedly yielded 5.8 grams of heroin.

Both men were arrested on charges of possession of narcotic drugs and possession of narcotic drugs for sale. Ward was additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Ward and O’Connor were booked into Mohave County Jail without incident.

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