Category: Kingman

ARIZONA RANGERS TRAINING

  Nine members of Arizona Rangers Mohave Company converged on Kingman Saturday to hone their skills needed to effectively complete their mission if called upon. Mohave Company, headed up by Company Commander Captain Bruce Lemming, practiced weapons retention, unarmed defense against knives and proper handcuffing techniques during the two-hour training held at Centennial Park. There are currently 12 regular members of the Mohave Company, in addition to Penny McLaughlin who is an associate member and serves as the company’s dispatcher. Arizona Rangers were originally created by the Arizona Territorial Legislature in 1901 to deal with the outlaws and banditos...

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RIP K9 CYRUS

Kingman Police Department K9 Cyrus was put down on July 16 after it was determined that he had the deadly disease brucellosis. Brucellosis is a rare, but deadly disease caused by a bacterium. It occurs worldwide and affects all kinds of dogs, and can also be transmitted from dogs to humans. Cyrus had been having physical problems for the past several months and was not on active duty. After several visits to different veterinarians it was determined that he had the disease. There is no guaranteed cure for this infection in dogs. As the disease is zoonotic (capable of...

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BLOWN TIRE PLAYS ROLE IN TRAFFIC FATALITY

  Tire failure was a contributing factor in a fatal three vehicle traffic accident in northwest Arizona, according to the Department of Public Safety. The agency said a Ford SUV was northbound when it crossed the median of U.S. 93 and struck two oncoming southbound vehicles about 30 miles south of the Nevada-Arizona border. The accident occurred about 1:15 p.m. Monday. DPS said the driver of a Cadillac, Rebecca Meyers, 61, Green Valley, Ariz. was dead at the scene of the crash. The drivers of the SUV and a Dodge passenger vehicle were transported to a local hospital for...

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SUPERVISOR SEAT OPEN FOR BOARD APPOINTMENT

Steve Moss’ appointment as Division 3 Mohave County Superior Court Judge will create a vacancy on the Mohave County Board of Supervisors. The Fort Mohave republican said Tuesday that he will resign his District 5 supervisors seat with about 3.5 years remaining in his second four-year term. Moss said he’ll soon sign the judicial loyalty oath and engage in some job-shadowing. “I will monitor other judges for a day or two and sometime soon—the soonest would be Monday of next week—I’ll actually be on the bench and rendering decisions,” Moss said. Moss said the Board of Supervisors should have...

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DAD ABANDONS DAUGHTER, GOES HOME FOR NAP

A man who recently moved to north Kingman was arrested over the weekend for child abuse. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office began investigating after a woman walking her dog encountered a barefoot girl walking on hot asphalt early Saturday, July 22. The ten year-old girl told the woman and deputies that her father drove her into the desert and abandoned her. She was trying to walk home when she met the dog walker. Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Trish Carter said deputies located the father who smelled of alcohol when he was awakened from a nap. She said 28-year-old Christopher Watson...

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