Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Roger Eugene Fenske, 31, of Mohave Valley, late Tuesday (10/27) afternoon for disorderly conduct with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon by prohibited person, felonies.
Approximately 2:54 p.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Vista Drive in reference to a possible domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party. The reporting party said that her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend, Fenske, live in an apartment above her garage. The RP further said that Fenske shot a round from a firearm into the ceiling of their apartment. Deputies contacted the reporting party’s daughter identified as Jean C McMillian, 18, outside of the apartment and she said nothing happened. Deputies smelled an odor of alcohol on McMillian. Deputies questioned McMillian about firearms in her apartment and the whereabouts of Fenske and she replied by saying no firearms and she didn’t know where Fenske was. McMillian was detained. During the investigation, deputies learned from a friend of Fenske’s that he received a call from Fenske indicating that he may be going to jail, something about a firearm and a shot being fired. At about 3:20 p.m., deputies attempted to contact Fenske utilizing a public address system and a cell phone. Almost an hour later, Fenske exited the garage where he was taken into custody without further incident. During conversations with Fenske, he said that he was in an argument with his girlfriend. Further conversations with Fenske, he said that he was getting ready to leave when he showed McMillian the firearm and the firearm accidentally went off. Inside the apartment, deputies observed a hole in the ceiling and located a .38 revolver in the bedroom tucked under a mattress. A computer check showed Fenske to be a convicted felon. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. Jean C McMillian was issued a criminal citation and release at the scene for underage consumption of alcohol, a misdemeanor.