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Oregon woman assaults detention officers, police say

January 4, 2019

An Oregon woman was in taken into custody Dec. 15 by Lake Havasu City Police officers on charges of assault and disorderly conduct. When she arrived at Lake Havasu City Jail, officers attempted to lead her inside. According to the police report, Star N. Parker, 25, of Ashlap, kicked one detention officer in his groin before she was forcibly pulled by her feet from the vehicle.

Parker was led to a holding cell at the facility, and a female detention officer attempted to search for contraband on her person, the report said. After the search, detention officers attempted to exit the cell, but it appeared to be stuck in the locked position. Parker allegedly approached the open cell door, and allegedly struck a detention officer’s hand when he attempted to stop her. The door was then locked, shut and secured, the report said.

Star has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault against an officer in addition to her original charges of assault, criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct and refusing the use of a telephone during an emergency. She remains in custody at Mohave County Jail on $10,000 bond.

— Staff Reports

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Two Havasu residents arrested in alleged drug sales

Lake Havasu City Police officers ended an ongoing investigation last month into the alleged sale of drugs from a Catalina Drive address. One of the home’s two occupants, identified as 31-year-old Chad A. Van Allen, was allegedly taken into custody at his workplace on Kiowa Boulevard, and transported to Lake Havasu City Police Department for questioning.

Van Allen allegedly admitted to having 20 grams of methamphetamine on his person at the time of his arrest. Officers told him he would be interviewed after a search warrant was executed at his home.

Officers also detained another of the home’s residents, 22-year-old Jacqueline Cazares, during a traffic stop before the search was conducted. A search of her person allegedly yielded a THC vape pen, and according to police, Cazares admitted to the presence of drugs and drug paraphernalia within her residence.

The search of Van Allen’s and Cazares’ residence allegedly yielded about 31 grams of methamphetamine and about 187 grams of cannabis concentrate. According to the police report, the total street value of the alleged drugs seized from the residence is about $16,510.

Van Allen was charged with manufacturing narcotic drugs, two counts of possession of narcotic drugs for sale, two counts of possession of narcotic drugs, three counts of possession of dangerous drugs, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of possession of marijuana and one count of possession of a weapon during a drug offense. He remains in custody at Mohave County Jail on $35,000 bond.

Cazares was charged with manufacturing narcotic drugs, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of possession of dangerous drugs and one count of possession of marijuana. She remains in custody at Mohave County Jail on $15,000 bond.

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