Category: Arizona Strip

ALL ABOUT HOOVER DAM

Hoover Dam is a testimony to a country’s ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions. Built during the Depression; thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than five years, in a harsh and barren land, to build the largest dam of its time. Now, years later, Hoover Dam still stands as a world-renowned structure. The Dam is a National Historic Landmark and has been rated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of America’s Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders.    Essays – This...

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OPERATION COUNTY LINE DRUG ARRESTS

The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team, a HIDTA initiative and an Arizona Criminal Justice Commission supported taskforce, conducted a search warrant at the Arizona Strip yesterday, November 21st that resulted in 5 felony arrests, the seizure of drug paraphernalia, and multiple firearms.  This search warrant resulted after a three month long investigation into a drug trafficking organization living in an area of the Arizona Strip at the 700 block of N. Stagger Mountain Rd. The investigation dub named “Operation County Line” resulted in purchases of methamphetamine from the property over the three month period; however, history of drug...

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PRISON IMPOSED FOR WITNESS INTIMIDATOR

  A five year prison term has been imposed for a Hells Angels motorcycle club member who resolved two criminal cases by plea agreement. The punishment imposed during a September 23 sentencing hearing was prescribed in the deal for Peter Bacon, 32, Golden Valley. Bacon pled guilty to conspiracy to traffic in stolen property for being a middleman in a weapons sale to a government informant in 2013. Bacon was also convicted of threatening and intimidating and tampering with a witness. That involved threatening gestures and communication involving a trial witness at the Mohave County Courthouse in...

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PAPILLON CELEBRATES HOOVER TOURS

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters recently announced the launch of its brand-new Hoover Dam-area tours, as well as the opening of the company’s seventh heliport located next to the Hoover Dam Lodge Hotel & Casino. To mark this momentous occasion and celebrate the expansion of the company and its offerings, on Sept. 8, Papillon will welcome an international delegation of more than 100 tourism-industry VIPs and media. With nearly 80 percent of its customer base being international visitors, Papillon invited the delegation to be the first to celebrate this milestone. The celebration at Papillon’s Aerocenter will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

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HUMAN REMAINS RECOVERED

   Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to a call of human remains that had been located in the desert Thursday (8/18) afternoon.  Approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies responded to the Mt. Trumbull area and met with the reporting party, a BLM Officer.     The BLM Officer said they were in the area and they came across human remains.      The Mohave County Medical Examiner’s recovered the human remains and transported them to Lake Havasu City Medical Examiner’s Office.     An autopsy was conducted on Tuesday (8/23) and the Medical Examiner determined the identity through medical records.     The...

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