Category: Arizona

 Police Identify Body Pima Wash in Lake Havasu City

The Lake Havasu City Police Department has identified the body that was found in the Pima Wash, in the 2100 block of McCulloch Boulevard North, July 23, 2014, as that of 59-year old David Carroll Travis. Information from local citizens played a critical part in completing the identification of Travis. The investigation determined that Travis was a local transient that frequented the downtown area and was known by several businesses in the area. The Mohave County Medical Examiner ruled the death as accidental due to environmental exposure. Investigators have been unable to locate any next of kin for David Travis.  If anyone has information that would assist investigators with locating and notifying family members of Travis call the Lake Havasu City Police Department at 928-855-1171. Anonymous information can also be called into Lake Havasu Silent Witness at 928-854-TIPS (8477)....

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K9 DONATION

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit was presented with a $1012 donation by the Valle Vista 4th of July Committee on Wednesday (8/5).  The committee began the fundraising event in March with sponsors, raffle tickets and a golf tournament.  Sheriff Jim McCabe stated, “the sheriff’s office is very appreciative of what this committee had done.  The K9 program is maintained solely on donations and is not funded by the county’s general fund.  Donations like this continue to keep the K9 program in operation”.   Pictured: Sgt. Raja Karim, Judy Landells, Stephanie Ewig, Sheriff Jim McCabe and...

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ROAD MAINTENANCE

Monsoon season is in full swing and weather can change suddenly, sometimes resulting in sudden or unexpected flooding. Mohave County Public Works urges drivers to be aware of  weather conditions and forecasts. In instances where County-maintained roads and streets  sustain damage from monsoon weather, road maintenance crews will prioritize the repair, restoration, and cleanup of affected roads over some regularly scheduled maintenance activities. In the Arizona Strip, crews will be performing storm cleanup and repairs. In the Meadview area, blades will be assisting with storm cleanup and repairs. In the Kingman area, crews will be doing storm repair in the Butler area, sweeping and repairing shoulders, and working north to south. The Kingman blades will be assisting with storm cleanup and repairs on Hualapai Mt. Rd, Lazy Y-U, and DW Ranch Rd. In Golden Valley, crews will be working on storm cleanup and repair. In the Mohave Valley area, if time allows after storm cleanup and repairs, crews will be mowing shoulders on Courtwright Rd. and repairing shoulders on County Route 1. Near Yucca, a blade will be on Alamo Rd. In the Lake Havasu City area, crews will be performing storm cleanup in Horizon 6 and Havasu Heights. Work on the Little Finger Culvert cleanout in Horizon 6 is continuing, and the pickup broom will be in Sun Lake Village, Lake Ridge Estates and on Chenoweth Dr. In the southeast section...

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2014 Primary Elections for Mohave County

BULLHEAD CITY 2014 Primary Elections  Mayor Position Candidates: Tom Brady Kathy Bruck Rodney Head Candidates for Two Council Member Seats Steven D’Amico Mickey McClure Felix R. Romant III Larry “Tuna” Tunforss Mike Villagran Annette Wegmann Kingman 2014 Primary Elections   Mayor Position Candidates: Richard Anderson Erin Cochran   Candidates for Three Council Member Seats: Mark Abram Carol Decker-Noli Jennee Miles Janice Palmer Kent Simmons Stuart Yocum Lake Havasu City 2014 Primary Elections Mayor Position Candidates: Mark Nexsen Bill Ullery Tom Becker (Write-In) Candidates for Three Council Member Seats: Abilio “Bill” Baptista Dave Calvi Doug Claeys Jeni Coke LaJuana Gillette Michele Lin David McAtlin Joe Tommila Cal Sheehy 2014 Mohave County Offices & Issues up for Election: Clerk of Superior Court Constable Bullhead City Superior Court Division 1 Constable Cerbat Superior Court Division 2 Constable Kingman Superior Court Division 3 Constable Lake Havasu City Superior Court Division 4 Constable North Canyon Justice Court Superior Court Division 6 Mohave Community College Board District 4 (4 yr. Unexpired Term) Superior Court Division 7 Mohave Community College Board District 2 Justice of the Peace Bullhead City Mohave Community College Board District 5 Justice of the Peace Cerbat Bullhead City Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of the Peace Kingman Kingman Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of the Peace Lake Havasu City Lake Havasu City Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of...

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Bullhead City

A Bullhead City man who was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital has died as a result of his injuries suffered from a recent motor vehicle accident.      On July 23rd at around 8 p.m., emergency crews responded to a ‘T-bone’ type collision at Highway 95 and Hancock Road.   A 17-year-old female was driving a white Chevy pick-up truck northbound on Highway 95. She said that she tried to apply her brakes when she saw the red light, but her vehicle would not slow down in time. She entered the intersection and struck a red Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.  The driver of the red SUV, Alice Hart, 74 of Cedar City, UT and her son, Gary Ronald Hart, 54, were both flown to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, NV. Gary Hart died as a result of his injuries on August 4th, 2014. Alice Hart remains at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.  The 17-year-old female was not injured. She was cited and released for failure to control speed. The accident is still under...

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