Community Watch, Sunday, May 6, 2018
WARRANT ARREST/WEAPONS OFFENSE, BULLHEAD CITY — At about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 1700 block of Artesia Drive for a trespassing report. A woman reported that she told her boyfriend Rene Prieto, 49, to leave. He reportedly got into an argument with Daniel John Larue, 65, the husband of a friend of the victim. It was reported that Larue had pulled out a pistol and fired it at the ground, police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said. Prieto was arrested on an outstanding child support warrant. Larue was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct with a weapon. Each was taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, BULLHEAD CITY — James Lee II, 41, was arrested Wednesday after he reportedly got into an argument with his wife and
sister-in-law in the 600 block of Honeysuckle Road. Police said he had displayed disorderly behavior by yelling and cursing. Lee was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct per domestic violence and taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.
ANIMAL OFFENSES, BULLHEAD CITY — Brenda Kay Shoemaker, 67, was arrested Thursday in connection with an April 27 cat welfare tip reported to the Bureau of Animal Care and Welfare, concerning a residence in the 2500 block of Country Club Place. A total of 79 cats were seized from the residence, Fromelt said. Most were feral and sick, and about 20 have been taken to an agency to be processed for adoption. There also were some dead cats, she said. Shoemaker reportedly became uncooperative in the seizure of other cats thought to be in her home. Fromelt said Shoemaker faces charges of animal cruelty, animal neglect, exceeding the city pet limitation, interference with an animal control officer, having unlicensed animals, having nuisance cats, and unlawful maintenance of an animal premises. She was cited and released.
MARIJUANA ARREST, BULLHEAD CITY — At about 8:45 a.m. Thursday, the school resource officer at Mohave High School, 2251 Highway 95, was called to the office for a report of a 17-year-old male student who reportedly smelled like marijuana and appeared to be under the influence. Police reportedly found numerous drug paraphernalia items, marijuana and some cannabis wax in his vehicle, which was parked on campus. Also found in the vehicle, Fromelt said, were discount cards reported stolen from another student’s backpack in March. Since then, she said, there have been reports of some teens selling the cards, which are supposed to be a fundraiser for school clubs and sports, and pocketing the money. The boy was booked on suspicion of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana on school grounds, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a narcotic substance, possession of stolen property and trafficking in stolen property. He was taken to the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Center in Kingman.
Unless otherwise indicated, the preceding information was taken from Bullhead City police reports.