UPDATE: Police release more details in standoff, arrests

BULLHEAD CITY – Bullhead City Police have released additional information regarding Wednesday’s drug sales arrests at the home of Tania Grogan and Ralph Folster. Detectives also arrested Folster’s girlfriend, mother and neighbor. During the two-hour standoff with Ralph Folster, police said he called his girlfriend, 21-year-old Niki Elizabeth Fox, and asked her to create a diversion in an attempt for him [&hellip

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BHC police arrest two for drugs; pair is murdered girl’s parents

BULLHEAD CITY — Bullhead City Police arrested Tania Ann Grogan, 29, and her husband, Ralph Pat Leroy Folster III, 28, on felony drug charges. The narcotics section initiated an investigation into Grogan and Folster after receiving information in September that they were allegedly dealing methamphetamine and heroin in the community, said Emily Fromelt, spokeswoman for the Bullhead City Police Department. At approximately 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October [&hellip

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Update: Motorcyclist died after 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 yesterday’s motor vehicle accident. Bullhead City Police Department spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said police have identified the motorcyclist as 44-year-old Marcus Lefrance Cooper of Bullhead City. On Wednesday at 1 p.m., Bullhead City emergency crews were called to the intersection [&hellip

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BHC crash leaves motorcyclist seriously injured

BULLHEAD CITY — Bullhead City police responded to a report Wednesday of a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident, leaving the motorcyclist seriously injured. At 1 p.m., Bullhead City emergency crews were called to the intersection of Highway 95 and 7th Street for a report of a motorcycle versus vehicle accident. The driver of a 2008 white Buick La Crosse, 94-year-old Carmelita Mary [&hellip

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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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