Category: Arizona

DEATH DEFENDANT SCUFFLES WITH JAIL OFFICER

  An alleged child killer awaiting trial in a death penalty case allegedly attacked a detention officer at the Mohave County jail in Kingman Tuesday. Mohave County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman said the officer decided to conduct an inspection after spotting a shirt hanging from a vent in Justin Rector’s jail cell. Carter said the 29-year-old defendant from Bullhead City became aggressive and exchanged punches during a struggle with the officer. She said neither party was injured and that Rector will be charged with aggravated assault upon a detention officer. Rector has been jailed for nearly three years, awaiting trial...

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KRMC USING NEW BLADDER CANCER DRUG

Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is the first medical facility in Arizona to use an advanced new treatment for bladder cancer. IMFINZI™ is an immunotherapy medication, and it works with the body, using the immune system to fight cancer cells. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved IMFINZI™ in May of this year. In June, one patient at KRMC’s Cancer Center began treatment with IMFINZI™, and a second patient will begin the treatment soon. Dr. Edgardo Rivera, Medical Oncologist for the KRMC Cancer Center, makes a point to closely monitor advances in cancer care, working to treat his...

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SKEETER FOGGING TONIGHT

Mosquito surveillance conducted this week by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed several locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC’s recommended matrix as a guide of when to fog. FOGGING: Adult mosquito control application will begin on Wednesday evening July 19h, around 8:00 pm, weather permitting. Baron Pest Control was awarded the contract to provide larvicide and fogging services within Mohave County and will be conducting the ground fogging application. Areas in Mohave Valley to fog include: · South of Gordon Drive to East King Street, and east and west between...

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ROBBERY SUSPECT NABBED IN LAKE HAVASU CITY

The Lake Havasu City Police Department received information Monday that a wanted out-of-state male subject was staying at a hotel in the 2100 block of Birch Square. Officers and detectives with the Criminal Investigations Unit responded and attempted contact with the subject around 1:40 P.M at his motel room. The subject refused to open the door. The Lake Havasu City Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team was activated and a search warrant was executed at the location at approximately 3:15 P.M. The subject surrendered and was arrested without incident after being given commands to exit the motel...

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ILLEGAL DUMPER BUSTED

A Kingman man was caught illegally dumping miscellaneous household waste in the Kingman desert. Christopher McKinney, 35, was booked on two warrants. The man was also charged with criminal littering for commercial purposes and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, all class 6 felonies. On July 12th, 2017 ERACE detectives received a telephone call from a witness about the man dumping trash in the desert area off Airway Avenue approximately one mile east of Prospector Street. The information provided by witnesses and the course of their investigation led them to observe the man unloading the remainder of trash...

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