mcsoMohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Timothy John Craig, 59, of Kingman, Monday (3/23) evening for aggravated assault per domestic violence, disorderly conduct with a weapon and prohibited possessor of a firearm, felonies.  Approximately 10:44 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 2800 block of Devlin Avenue.   Upon arrival, deputies observed the reporting party walking away from the residence.  Deputies contacted the reporting party, a 45-year-old female victim.  The victim said that Craig, her husband, shot a bullet in the house and she immediately left the residence.  The victim further said that Craig had been drinking Vodka and he is intoxicated.  Deputies surrounded the house.  Utilizing a public address system, deputies requested Craig to exit the house without the weapon.  A short time later, deputies located Craig behind the residence where he was wedged between the house and a shed.  Deputies had Craig at gunpoint as they couldn’t see his left hand due to a trash can was blocking their view.  As deputies were speaking with Craig, another team of deputies were evacuating residents from their houses to the east in case of cross gunfire.  At one point Craig said, “I have a gun and I am coming out, shoot me!”  Deputies observed Craig had nothing in his hands as he kicked the trash can out of his way.  Craig continued to struggle after a taser was used.  Craig fell forward onto his hands.  Craig refused deputies commands and orders.  Craig attempted to pull away from the deputy while he was reaching into his waist area.  Eventually Craig was taken into custody after a taser was used again.  Northern Arizona Consolidate Fire District and River Medical responded.  Craig was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center where he was treated and medically released.  Craig was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without further incident.  Deputies entered the house and located the bullet hole in the front room.  The weapon was taken and placed in evidence pending the County Attorney’s Review.  A criminal history check showed Craig to have multiple felony convictions therefore making him a prohibited possessor.

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