** Death Investigation **
On Tuesday, March 27th, at about 5:15pm, two Mohave County employees were taking a walk when they discovered a dead body in the wash near the 500blk of W. Beale St. in downtown Kingman. It was obvious that the body had been there for 1 -2 weeks. Investigators were able to identify the 62 year old male subject as a man that had been arrested in the Bullhead City area and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. He had been released at about the same time investigators believed he died. No foul play is suspect. The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of death and make notification to next of kin.
** Vehicle Theft, Drugs, Weapons and Warrants **
On Tuesday, March 27th, at about 4:45pm, Kingman Police arrested James Michael Tiry, 32 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Weapons Misconduct Prohibited Possessor, Weapons Misconduct in Furtherance of a Felony, Failure to Appear warrant and misdemeanor criminal warrant for Domestic Violence by Disorderly Conduct. Tiry was sleeping in a parked vehicle in a parking lot in the 3600blk of N. Stockton Hill Rd. when he was contacted by officers. During this time Tiry was found to be in possession of marijuana, the associated drug paraphernalia, a firearm and the vehicle had been reported stolen to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally Tiry had two warrants for his arrest; one was a criminal warrant for Domestic Violence by Disorderly Conduct on a previous KPD case and a Failure to Appear warrant on an original charge of Unlawful Use of Means of Transportation on a previous MCSO case. Tiry was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility where he became combative, assaulting detention and MCSO staff. MCSO is handling the original stolen vehicle investigation and the assault on jail staff.