Category: Bullhead City

LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK PUBLIC SAFETY

The Bullhead City Fire Department(BCFD) and Bullhead City Police Departments(BHCPD) have joined efforts with the Kiwanis Noon Club to bring the Look before you Lock program to our community. Our hope is to bring awareness about the dangers of leaving a child in a hot vehicle. Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children. When left in a hot vehicle, a young child’s body temperature can increase three to five times as quickly as an adult’s. Unfortunately, even great parents can forget a child in the back seat. Make it part of your everyday routine to...

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BULLHEAD STREET CRED

Bullhead City Manager Toby Cotter said the city met its goal after spending $432,000 to purchase heavy equipment to treat the city road network. The City Council authorized purchase of the Rayner RoadSaver 3G Slurry/Microsurfacing Machine in July, 2016. Acquisition of the apparatus and its incorporation into the Public Works Street Maintenance Department came with the goal of slurry seal treatment and micro-surfacing 20% of the city road network each year. Cotter informed Council members during their June 13 meeting that the Department had to suspend its street preservation campaign for the summer due to temperature considerations. He said,nonetheless,...

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OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING CLAIMS SUSPECT

An unidentified subject has been killed in a gun battle with two law enforcement officers in Golden Valley. Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster said the violence was a result of a drug related search warrant served in the same community early this morning. Schuster said a focus of the warrant was not home when the search was conducted earlier today. He said officers spotted a suspect vehicle about 1:10 p.m. at a convenience market along highway 68. Schuster said the lifted Excursion sped off with officers in pursuit. He said the driver abandoned roadways in favorite of the desert...

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DEADLY WEEKEND CRASH

  A resident of Golden Valley died after a Saturday motorcycle accident in Mohave Valley. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office said 58-year-old Robert Taghon may have suffered a medical episode before crashing his motorcycle on Boundary Cone road just after 4:00 p.m. Agency spokeswoman Trish Carter said Taghon was dead at the scene and that an autopsy will be conducted by the medical...

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TEENAGER SHOOTS SELF—PRIVATE PART WOUNDED

   A Bullhead City teenager was flown to Sunrise Medical Center for treatment after accidentally shooting himself in the penis early Monday. Mohave County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Trish Carter said the accidental shooting occurred while the 19-year-old man was driving along Highway 95 at 12:24 a.m. Carter said it is not known why the teen grabbed his firearm while driving and that the gun was unsecured in the front of his pants when it discharged. She said the victim drove himself to a local hospital before he was flown to Las Vegas. The incident remains under...

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