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ASU Havasu student charged with assault on a police officer

April 7, 2018

A night of college drinking went too far when a Lake Havasu City student allegedly attacked a Lake Havasu City Police officer.

Officers were dispatched to Havasu’s Arizona State University campus shortly after midnight on March 31. According to police, Hunter W. Mravintz, 18, was involved in an argument with another student, during which he punched a hole in a door, and then punched another hole in the wall of a dorm room. When campus security officers arrived, the report said, Mravintz shouted at them and caused a disturbance.

One officer spoke with Mravintz while other officers spoke to witnesses at the campus, and attempted to check the department’s records for possible warrants for his arrest. Mravintz allegedly became aggressive, and the officer attempted to detain him in handcuffs. According to the report, Mravintz attempted to pull away, and the officer placed him on the ground. As other officers attempted to assist in detaining Mravintz, the suspect allegedly struck one of the officers with his knee.

Mravintz was taken into custody, and a glass pipe containing suspected marijuana residue was allegedly found nearby, which police say belonged to Mravintz.

Mravintz’s blood-alcohol concentration measured 0.163 at the time of his arrest. He has been charged with aggravated assault against a police officer, criminal damage to property, minor in possession of liquor, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of disorderly conduct.