Category: Golden Valley

ANGIUS BUDGET TALK

Mohave County District 2 Supervisor Hildy Angius explained her concept of how to take care of proposed budget shortfalls during a town hall meeting held in Golden Valley Wednesday, July 19. Angius was invited by the Citizens Action Committee in Golden Valley to make a presentation at the Golden Paradise Landowners’ building. More than 20 people showed up for the town hall meeting. “The county has many reserves that are restricted only by our own polices. It is time to take a closer look at those polices,” Angius told the audience.  “I cannot, in good conscience, ask the property...

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OFFICER GUNBATTLE UPDATE

  The Bullhead City Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 11th in Golden Valley, AZ. Narcotic detectives with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) saw a vehicle at a gas station on Highway 68 that was associated with a man wanted for questioning in connection with a drug search warrant that was conducted earlier that day. Believing the operator of the vehicle was the wanted man, police attempted to contacted him but the man fled in the vehicle. A short time later, the man continued to run from police on foot in the...

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DEADLY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UPDATE

  The son of Kingman Police Chief Bob Devries is the Mohave County Sheriff’s detective who was involved in a deadly gunbattle with an unidentified subject Tuesday afternoon in Golden Valley. Detective Aaron Devries, 30, a 12 year department employee, is on paid administrative leave, which is customary after an officer-involved shooting in Arizona. The Bullhead City police department is conducting an independent investigation of the shooting but has not released any information as of yet. Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster said a DEA agent was also involved in the gun battle but he has not yet been identified....

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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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