Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Shaun Robert Dempsey, 23, of Kingman, early Wednesday (10/14) afternoon for possession of weapon by prohibited person, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies. Approximately 11:45 a.m., deputies responded to an agency assist with the Probation Department Officers at a residence in the 2700 block of E Butler Avenue. Upon arrival, deputies contacted a Probation Officer. The Probation Officer said that they detained Dempsey when they located a gun and drugs in his bedroom. Deputies contacted Dempsey. During conversations with Dempsey, he said that he knows that he should not have the gun but it’s for my protection. Further conversations with Dempsey, he said the white container has heroin in it. Dempsey was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.