Category: Mohave Valley

SCHOOLS BEGIN KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT THURSDAY

All four Bullhead City Elementary School District grade schools will be enrolling and registering new kindergarten students on March 30 for the fall semester.  The annual Kindergarten Round-Up  is for new students who will turn five years old by August 31 of this year. Kindergarten Round-Up will be held at Coyote Canyon, Desert Valley, Diamondback and Sunrise Elementary Schools from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. “This is an opportunity for parents to start the school registration process early and not have to wait until the last minute,” said Superintendent Riley Frei.  “It’s also a chance for parents to find...

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DRUGS SEIZED, CHILD REMOVED FROM MOHAVE VALLEY HOME

    Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) detectives executed a search warrant in the 10500 block of S Lead Lane Tuesday (3/14) morning at about 7:05 a.m. MAGNET was assisted by the Department of Child Safety and Mohave County Sheriff’s Animal Control Officers. The search revealed approximately an ounce of methamphetamine, a BHO (Butane Honey Oil) lab, two rifles, two handguns, numerous drug paraphernalia located in the suspect’s bedroom. Brandi Jean Olmsted, 34, was arrested for vulnerable child abuse-reckless, marijuana violation and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies. Daniel Eric Waters, 42, was arrested for vulnerable child abuse-reckless,...

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COUNTY SUPERVISOR MOSS SETS NEW YEAR’S PRIORITIES

Steve Moss said improving law enforcement and roads are his top priorities as he begins his second four year term as Mohave County supervisor. “Our criminal justice system and our road systems are not being adequately maintained,” Moss said. He introduces the matter for discussion at the Board’s first meeting of 2017. Moss said problems must be identified and prioritized before solutions are explored. And he believes need of additional revenue may be part of the answer. “We’ll have to talk about property taxes and sales taxes and transportation taxes and jail taxes and any other taxes. Those are...

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PRESCRIPTION PILL SUSPECT FILED LAWSUITS

Suspicions involving a Fort Mohave Doctor’s questionable drug prescription activity were exposed years before his late November arrest in Wyoming in an ongoing federal criminal investigation. The DEA has declined to detail the case and charges pending against Dr. Shakeel Kahn, 50, and his wife Lyn, 45. The charging indictment has been ordered sealed by a federal judge. The Kahn’s were arrested November 30 in Casper, Wyoming. The pain management specialist saw his license to practice medicine in Wyoming and Arizona suspended due to medical board findings this year that he was overprescribing drugs to patients. Dr. Kahn filed...

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MOSS MINE BUYS CRUSHING PLANT

The Northern Vertex Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the placement of a purchase order with Goodfellow Crushers (“Goodfellow”) of Boulder City, NV for the design, fabrication and delivery of a three-stage crushing plant for the Company’s 100% owned Moss mine project.  The plant will consist of a primary jaw crusher, a secondary cone crusher, and two tertiary cone crushers. The plant will be fabricated in the Goodfellow facility in Boulder City, NV with additional fabrication at the KPI-JCI facility in Eugene, OR. Kenneth Berry, President and CEO commented “The placement of this purchase order is a significant milestone...

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