Community Watch, Thursday, October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018

SEMI ROLLOVER, KINGMAN — At about 12:10 p.m. Sept. 19, a truck carrying used tires rolled onto its side as it turned onto Beale Street after exiting Interstate 40. The crash caused the load of tires to be dumped on the roadway, said Deputy Chief Rusty Cooper of the Kingman Police Department. Several vehicles stopped at the traffic light in the opposite lanes were struck by rolling tires, he said. The truck driver, a 44-year-old Kingman man, suffered injuries that required him to be taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and released. The crash caused the intersection of Beale Street and I-40 to be restricted for about three hours, Cooper said, leading to significant traffic backups onto I-40 and U.S. Highway 93/Beale Street into Kingman. The driver of the truck was issued a citation for failure to control speed to avoid a crash. The Arizona Department of Public Safety, ADOT Enforcement and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation and clean-up efforts.

STOLEN PROPERTY/THEFT, BULLHEAD CITY — At about 5:20 p.m. Sept. 19, a police officer saw a blue Hyundai with a California license plate on Hancock Road. The officer recognized the vehicle as having been reported stolen the previous day, police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said. The officer followed the vehicle and it stopped on Villa Lane. A felony/high risk traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and the two male occupants complied, Fromelt said. One of the men, Britt Garret Wren, 46, was listed as the suspect in the stolen vehicle report. He was taken to the police station for booking and questioning. The other man in the vehicle was released from the scene. The vehicle was returned to its owner. Wren was booked on suspicion of trafficking in stolen property, theft of means of transportation, theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. Fromelt said that some of the charges were from another case in August, in which Wren allegedly stole a credit card and jewelry and pawned them. He was taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.

SHOPLIFTING, BULLHEAD CITY — Francisco Xaxier Vettorazzi, 22, was arrested Sept. 19 after a reported shoplifting incident at Safeway, 1751 Highway 95. Police said he stole some beer. Vettorazzi was cited for shoplifting and released.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, BULLHEAD CITY — Reanna Jamie Maree Post, 21, was arrested Sept. 19 after police were called to the 700 block of Los Flores Street for a welfare check. She reportedly had a marijuana pipe in her possession. Post was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and released.

SUSPENDED LICENSE, BULLHEAD CITY — At about 12:20 a.m. Sept. 19, police pulled over Trevor David Elder Sr., 26, at Clearwater Drive and Swan Drive for having no operational license plate light. He was cited for driving on a suspended license and released. Elder was given a verbal warning for the license plate light.

DRUGS/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, BULLHEAD CITY — Christopher Ronald Lasky, 57, was arrested Sept. 20 after being contacted by officers near Zircon Avenue and Lincoln Lane. He reportedly was found to be in possession of a syringe, meth pipe and a container with about 0.8 grams of methamphetamine inside. Lasky was arrested on suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.

WARRANT ARREST/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, BULLHEAD CITY — Ryan Scott Hughes, 33, was arrested Sept. 20 after being contacted by officers while sitting in a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Moser Avenue. Some syringes and some other drug paraphernalia items were found in the vehicle, police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said Hughes was booked on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear. He was held for court.

WARRANT ARRESTS, BULLHEAD CITY — At about 9:55 p.m. Sept. 20, police arrested two people at Marina Boulevard and Plaza Drive on outstanding warrants. Troy Felix Aguirre, 24, was arrested on a post-adjudication misdemeanor warrant. Kayla Marie Fligg, 26, was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear. Each was taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.

Unless otherwise indicated, the preceding information was taken from Bullhead City police reports.

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