Arrest made in missing girl case

BULLHEAD CITY — Bullhead City Police have made an arrest in connection to the disappearance of 8-year-old Isabella (Bella) Grogan-Cannella. A shallow grave was discovered Wednesday by a tracking unit with the Mohave County Search and Rescue Team near Chaparral and Newberry Drive, which is close to Bella’s residence. The body has since been visually identified as Bella, police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt [&hellip

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police searching for missing girl

The Bullhead City Police Department is searching for a missing child. On Tuesday, September 2, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police were called to the 2400 block of Lakeside Drive. The residents there reported that 8-year-old Isabella Neveah Grogan-Cannella was not in her bed or anywhere in the residence. Police have been canvassing the neighborhood since early this morning and are still conducting [&hellip

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GVFD’s books audited; other issues at fiery meeting

By DAVE HAWKINS    GOLDEN VALLEY — An annual audit of the finances of the Golden Valley Fire District (GVFD) was moved up without much by way of explanation. Chief Thomas O’Donohue told GVFD board members during their August 21 meeting that Board Chairman Curt Hardy insisted that the audit take place several months ahead of schedule this year. The firm that [&hellip

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Attorney General details GVFD Open Meeting Violations

By DAVE HAWKINS GOLDEN VALLEY –  The Arizona Attorney General’s office has identified open meeting law violations committed by the Golden Valley Fire District (GVFD) Board and has directed the district to engage in training and take other steps to prevent further violations. The violations are delineated in a July 21 letter that Assistant Attorney General Ron Aschenbach sent to Bill Whittington, legal [&hellip

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GVFD: A battle rages over records

This is the third in a series of articles about the Golden Valley Fire District.   By HEATHER SMATHERS   GOLDEN VALLEY – Public records are an effective tool for measuring how our government bodies are spending tax money, treating employees and in general handling the people’s business. In the Golden Valley Fire District, a battle is raging over records: [&hellip

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GVFD: Is ambulance service a necessity, or is it a CON job?

This is the second in a series of articles about the Golden Valley Fire District.    By HEATHER SMATHERS   GOLDEN VALLEY — There’s certainly no shortage of issues in the Golden Valley Fire District, but no issue is more contentious than the application for a Certificate of Necessity (CON) for ambulance service in Golden Valley. Per Arizona Revised Statutes [&hellip

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GVFD: A Political Storm

This is the first in a series of articles about the Golden Valley Fire District.                                                              By HEATHER SMATHERS GOLDEN VALLEY – Golden Valley Fire District Chief Thomas O’Donohue has had [&hellip

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Man dies from injuries sustained in crash

BULLHEAD CITY — A Bullhead City man who was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital has died as a result of his injuries suffered from a recent motor vehicle accident. Around 8 p.m., on July 23, emergency crews responded to a ‘T-bone’ type collision at Highway 95 and Hancock Road, according to Emily Fromelt, spokeswoman for the Bullhead City Police Department. [&hellip

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Major pot bust in LHC, Golden Shores

LAKE HAVASU CITY — On July 31, detectives from the Lake Havasu City Police Department Special Investigations Bureau, which is part of the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET), the Criminal Investigations Bureau and Street Crimes Unit, and detectives from the Kingman MAGNET office arrested two people on drug related charges, at a residence in the 4000 block of [&hellip

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Gosar’s fish bill passes committee

WASHINGTON — The House Natural Resources Committee voted 25-17 during a legislative markup to successfully pass his sponsored legislation H.R. 5026, the Fish Hatchery Protection Act. A press release from Rep. Paul Gosar’s office said: “Today the Natural Resources Committee passed my commonsense legislation to protect vital recreational fishing industries that provide jobs and important revenues for rural communities throughout [&hellip

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Crime briefs

KINGMAN — On Friday, July 25, at approximately 7 a.m., a Drug Asset Recovery Team (DART) Kingman Police Officer arrested Dana J. Trexler-Beal, 45, of Brooklyn, New York, on felony charges of possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. This arrest is the result of a traffic stop at milepost 65.5 on eastbound I-40 for a moving [&hellip

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LHC defense attorney on defensive in assault case

By HEATHER SMATHERS LAKE HAVASU CITY – A local defense attorney will have his first day in court over allegations he assaulted a woman in a courtroom. Vincent Iannone, 60, an attorney with the Lake Havasu City law firm Pietig & Iannone, P.C, is accused of grabbing a woman, and is charged with assault (touching to injure). “Mr. Iannone allegedly [&hellip

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