Category: Mohave Valley

DOT FOODS EYEBALLS BULLHEAD CITY

Senior Vice President Jim Tracy said Dot Foods has still not decided whether it will locate in Arizona, California or Nevada. The revelation came at the December 20 Bullhead City Council meeting as the governing body approved the company’s request for an incentive package valued in the neighborhood of $600,000. Much of the public thought the company that boasts $6-billion in annual sales from ten distribution facilities in other states committed to Mohave Valley in May when Mohave County and the state each pledged $500,000 in return for the jobs and economic stimulus. Economic Development Director Bennett Bratley said...

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TRIPLE FATALITY RULED DOUBLE MURDER-SUICIDE

Investigators have concluded that a Mohave Valley man shot and killed his former girlfriend and the woman’s uncle before taking his own life Monday. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office said Alexandria Rockwood, 35, was living with her uncle John Nielsen, 68, and had a court order issued against Bruce Penny, 46. Spokeswoman Jody Schanaman said Penny was not supposed to have contact with Rockwood. She said a handgun was found by Penny’s side when all three bodies were located in a Mohave Valley residence the 8800 block of S. Ash...

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RUFF ANIMAL SHELTER UNDER INVESTIGATION

Mohave County Sheriff’s Deputies, Animal Control Enforcement Officers executed a search warrant Thursday (12/8) afternoon at the residence of Hillarie Allison and animal sanctuary located in the 1400 block of Laguna Road.   Initial investigations began Tuesday (12/6) afternoon when Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Enforcement Officer responded to an animal welfare check in the 1400 block of Laguna Road.  At that time, Animal Control Officers took custody of one dog that was inside the house.  This female dog was taken to a local veterinarian as she was covered in ticks, emaciated, severely anemic and possibly needing a blood...

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SIX ARRESTED IN DRUG INVESTIGATION

   Detectives from the AZDPS State Gang Task Force (GIITEM), with the assistance of the Bullhead City Police Department, the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office served four search warrants in the Bullhead City and Mohave Valley areas last Friday.    The operation was the culmination of a gang-related narcotics investigation over the past several months.    Seized and/or recovered during the operation were approximately 2 ounces of methamphetamine, 1 ounce of heroin, approximately $3000, two firearms, and two vehicles. Six individuals were arrested on various charges ranging from possession of drug...

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