Drunk driving is bad. With that out of the way, here's where police will be setting up "saturation patrols" around the Valley, looking for impaired drivers this weekend:
Mohave County found its own version of the feline hurling "Crazy Cat Lady." Authorities arrested 47-year-old Lana Rennee Meadville Thursday after she allegedly killed a cat and heaved it at her mother, according the Mohave County Sheriff's office. See also:Helen Flint, 74, Found Out Being the ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer, the chief executive of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver State™, will be spending her Wednesday morning speaking at the dedication of the scared ground known as the Tri-State Shooting Park.Somehow, folks in Bullhead City have survived 13 years without a public shooting ... More >>
Bullhead City resident Jonathan Lane had this one in the works for more than a year -- he was going to have sex with someone he met on the Internet.Finally, Lane got a plane ticket to Tampa, Florida, and landed at the airport early Sunday morning.Lane, 33, was then arrested by the authorities, becau ... More >>
Four members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club were found not guilty of charges of "rioting" and assisting in a criminal street gang.The four acquitted, Rudolfo "Rudy" Martinez, Gerald Smith, Dale Hormut, and Stephen Helland, were among seven bikers arrested by an Arizona Department of Public Safe ... More >>
Bullhead City resident Helen Flint seems to have a penchant for cat collecting.After Bullhead City police served a search warrant on Friday at the 74-year-old's mobile home, they discovered more than 40 cats inside -- not including the nine dead ones in a trash can that were described by police a ... More >>
Eleven members of Vagos, a rival motorcycle gang of the Hells Angels, were arrested today by an Arizona Department of Public Safety gang task force in connection with several violent crimes around Bullhead City.Six of the 11 arrested during "Operation Catch 22" are repeat customers to the DPS tas ... More >>
A story we wrote a few years ago about a Bullhead City couple accused of killing their newborn baby during what's described by authorities as a "brutal" sexual attack has been getting a lot of attention as of late -- and we have no idea why.Regardless, we figured we'd provide an update on the cas ... More >>
Retired Los Angeles Sheriff's Office Deputy Richard Valdemar, who now lives in Arizona, says that legalizing marijuana won't hurt drug cartels. Richard Valdemar believes the central character of his medical-marijuana story would be executed by a Mexican drug cartel if he was named, so he refe ... More >>
A Mohave County prosecutor tells New Times today that he dropped meth charges against a woman working as an informant following allegations that a police officer sexually abused her. As we reported on Friday, Erika Solem of Bullhead City is suing Mohave County and the ... More >>
A Bullhead City woman who worked as an undercover informant claims in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually abused repeatedly by a Fort Mohave Tribal Police detective. Erika Solem alleges in her 46-page federal complaint that after being caught with 14 grams of crystal me ... More >>
www.wikipedia.comIf you plan on killing a blue heron with a golf club, don't do it in front of "bird lovers." That's some advice from a 78-year-old Bullhead City man who was cited last week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department for doing exactly that.
www.agingerbel.comEight members of Vagos, a rival motorcycle gang of the Hells Angels, were arrested yesterday in a massive roundup of alleged motorcycle gangsters -- dubbed "Operation Sand Castle" -- believed to be involved in a July brawl at Rio Lomas Beach in Bullhead City.On July 18, police r ... More >>
Police believe Staci Lynn Barbosa and Jonathan Edward Vandergriff brutally raped their one-month-old sonA Bullhead City couple accused of "brutally" sexually assaulting and murdering their six-week-old baby pleaded not guilty to murder, and several other charges related to the boy's death, ... More >>
Bullhead City Police Department Police believe Staci Lynn Barbosa and Jonathan Edward Vandergriff brutally raped their one-month-old son.A Bullhead City couple was arrested yesterday after their 1-month-old baby died as a result of what police are calling a "brutal sexual assault."Bullhead ... More >>
Mohave County Sheriff's OfficeThis car is packed with explosives, which, thankfully for James Pierson, never went off.A Washington man apparently tried to kill himself this morning when he crashed his car -- packed with all sorts of explosive materials -- off a cliff near Oatman.Seemingly to his ... More >>
Three people were killed yesterday when a dump truck hit a group of motorcyclists in north Phoenix. Eight motorcycles were stopped at a red light near 27th drive and Carefree Highway when the dump truck hit them from behind, pinning three people under the truck. Six more people were taken to the ... More >>
www.motivatedphotos.com So far this session, the Arizona Legislature has considered or partially approved legislation that would allow people to build their own guns and ammo, allow university faculty to bring guns into the classroom, and allow anyone with a gun to conceal his or her ... More >>
Department of Public Safety officers, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, carried out one of the final stages of "Operation Quiet Riot" last night, arresting seven members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club for a series of violent assaults in Northern Arizona ... More >>
A new survey by a Washington-based publisher puts Gilbert and Surprise among the safest cities in the country. The cities were ranked 24 and 27 by CQ Publishers. The group calculated FBI crime rates for 2008 and found both cities to have some of the lowest in the country... The ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks fell 2-9 to the Washington Nationals yesterday. The game marked the Nationals' eighth consecutive victory and a three-game sweep against the Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks open a three-game series at home against the New York Mets tonight...Arizona's bald eagle population ... More >>
Clients nationwide are entrusting private financial information to a Tempe anti-identity-theft firm thats based on a bluff
Don't bother, they're here. After a decade of voter-mandated reform, the Arizona Legislature is as out of touch as ever
Nevada's wastewater is causing sex problems in fish. But will Arizona get screwed by the solution?
The dearth of affordable housing has reached the crisis stage
State requirements for a concealed weapons permit are hit or miss
While the state and the Sierra Club jockey to curb urban expansion, the Secretary of the Interior is quietly pushing his own proposal. We've got the maps.
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Somewhere in a nondescript Kingman subdivision, a mother and wife is poised to ascend to pornographic heights
The sting targeted stores selling over-the-counter medicines that could be cooked into meth. But the cops warned major retailers to stop the sales while throwing the book at mom-and-pop shops, most of which are owned by Arab immigrants.
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.
The state police force is riven with dissent over the governor's politicization of the department. Leading the list of complaints are rapid advancement of unqualified Symington cronies, the governor's misuse of the DPS plane, and scarce resources for crim
Clients of deprogrammer Rick Ross call him a savior. Perhaps that's why people he's branded cult leaders want to crucify him.
GOP leaders want local governments to run social programs and charities to assume more of the burden. Neither idea is working in Kingman, where no good deed goes unpunished.
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LAUGHLIN, NEVADA, AND CLINT'S WELL, ARIZONA, YOU MIGHT FIND THE MEANING OF LIFE IN THE '90S. ROGJT.
ALONG THE COLORADO RIVER, WINTER IS OPEN SEASON ON POLITICIANS
BRUTALIZATION OF PARAPLEGIC COSTS BULLHEAD CITY $816,000