download (3)Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Steven John Lopez, 48, of Chino Hills, CA, early Sunday (3/22) afternoon for false report to law enforcement officer, a misdemeanor.  Deputies observed a vehicle traveling 82 miles per hour in a posted 65 mph zone.  Approximately 12:50 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 95 at milepost 196 and contacted Lopez, the driver.  Lopez falsely identified himself as his brother Lance Lopez.  Eventually, deputies learned of Lopez’s true identity.  Lopez was taken into custody without incident.  During conversations with Lopez, he said that he lied because he got some tickets years ago and he thought he has a warrant for his arrest.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.  Lopez was also cited for speeding.