Category: Kingman

KRMC Cancer Center Receives More Honors for High-Quality Care  

Kingman, Arizona – [August 26, 2014] The Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) Cancer Center was again honored by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) with four prestigious National Excellence in Healthcare Awards for quality patient care. PRC is a national healthcare research organization that conducts patient satisfaction surveys to evaluate over 2000 hospitals and healthcare organizations nationwide.  During the 15th Annual PRC Excellence in Healthcare Conference, June 8-10, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri the KRMC Cancer Center was presented with a Four-Star award. The ‘Four-Star’ award honors healthcare organizations that score above 75% of their peers in the number of “excellent” ratings given by patients within specific categories. This award is in addition to the three PRC awards garnered by the center last year. The KRMC Cancer Center features advanced cancer treatment technologies and a skilled multi-disciplinary oncology team for treating most types of cancer, including complex and advanced-stage cases. Additionally, the center offers a wide range of support services to assure patients’ overall emotional and physical well-being before, during, and after cancer treatment.  In congratulating the Cancer Center team, KRMC COO Ryan Kennedy stated, “We truly have an excellent Cancer Center team and I couldn’t be happier that they were once again recognized by their patients for the highly skilled and compassionate care they provide.  And on behalf of the Cancer Center team, I’d like to extend our appreciation to our patients for their generous love,...

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INCREASED THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF MOHAVE COUNTY TODAY

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TODAY BEFORE MOVING EAST ACROSS UT TONIGHT & WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL INCREASE MOISTURE & AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF MOHAVE COUNTY FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS AS WELL. .FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * A PORTION OF NW AZ.INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING  AREAS.NORTHWEST DESERTS & NW PLATEAU. Your CURRENT SEVERE Weather RADAR MAP Link.. http://www.emergencyemail.org/weathergetwang1.asp?src=DS.p19r0/si.kESX&scr=1 Today Day:AT THE RIVER Partly cloudy with scattered storms. Highs around 99°F. Heat index around 110°F. Southeast wind to 14 MPH. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. New precipitation amounts up to one quarter inch possible. IN THE MTS Day: Mostly cloudy with scattered storms. Highs around 86°F. South wind 9 to 19 MPH, gusting to 28 MPH. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. New precipitation amounts from one quarter to one half of an inch possible.  Night:AT THE RIVER Partly cloudy with scattered storms. Lows around 82°F. South wind 5 to 13 MPH, gusting to 17 MPH. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. New precipitation amounts up to one quarter inch possible. IN THE MTS Night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms likely. Lows around 66°F. South southwest wind 7 to 16 MPH, gusting to 22 MPH. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. New precipitation amounts up to one quarter inch...

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RESISTING ARREST/AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON OFFICER/ DUI – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Petecia Michelle Coleman, 31, of Kingman, late Saturday (8/23) evening for aggravated assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, felonies, and DUI, a misdemeanor.  Deputies observed a vehicle swerving on Northern Avenue and traveling at a high rate of speed.  Approximately 11:30 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Andy Devine Road at Castle Rock Road and contacted Coleman, the driver.  Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol on Coleman.  During conversations with Coleman, she admitted to having one beer earlier.  Following the field sobriety tests (FST’s), Coleman was taken into custody.  Coleman resisted as deputies placed her into custody.  Coleman continued to resist as deputies were trying to place her into the patrol unit.  After a brief struggle, one of the deputy’s forearms was scratched by Coleman.  A jail transport van responded and transported Coleman to the Mohave County Jail.  Coleman refused to submit to a breath analysis.  A blood sample was taken from Coleman to be submitted to the DPS Crime Lab for further analysis.  Coleman was booked into the jail without further incident.  The vehicle was towed from the...

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DRUGS/WARRANT ARRESTS – KINGMAN

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Brandon Francis Adcox, 18, and Tiffany Autumn Martin, 34, both of Kingman, early Friday (8/22) morning.  Adcox was arrested for possession of narcotic drugs and possession of marijuana, felonies, along with a misdemeanor warrant for criminal damage issued by Kingman Municipal Court.  Martin was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court for failure to pay fines, both misdemeanors.  Approximately 12:05 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on East Devlin Avenue and North Marshal Drive.   Deputies contacted Adcox, the driver, and Martin, the passenger.  A records check showed Adcox and Martin to have active warrants.  Adcox was taken into custody without incident.  A search of Adcox revealed twenty narcotic pills inside a plastic bag.  Martin was taken into custody without incident.  A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic bag containing residue near the passenger seat and a cigar box containing marijuana located in the backseat area.  During conversations Martin, she said the bag is hers and it contains methamphetamine residue.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  The vehicle was towed from the...

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2X’S CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ESCAPE – KINGMAN      

 Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Megan Lee Husted, 27, and inmate Michael William Ruane, both of Lake Havasu City, for conspiracy to commit escape in the first degree, felony, on Thursday (8/21).  Detectives received information from jail personnel on Tuesday(8/19) regarding inmate Ruane was planning to escape from the Mohave County Jail with the assistance of Husted, his girlfriend.  On August 5, 2014, Ruane was booked into the jail by the Lake Havasu Police Department for armed robbery, prohibited possessor of a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault.  His bond was set at one million dollars.  Late Thursday (8/21) morning, at about 10:30 a.m., detectives executed a search warrant at a residence in the 2900 block of Green Acres Drive in Lake Havasu City where Husted was taken into custody without incident.  During conversations with Husted, she acknowledged the conversations with Ruane, but she said she wasn’t going to act on them.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  Detectives contacted inmate Ruane at the Mohave County Jail. During conversations with Ruane, he denied any conversations with his girlfriend about escaping from the jail.  Ruane was arrested on the additional...

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