April 14, 2017: Special MCSO Release

SPECIAL
MCSO PRESS RELEASE
April 14, 2017

Most recently Deputy Justin Coley and Deputy Kyler Cox were promoted to Sergeants. Deputy Coley started his law enforcement career with the Sheriff’s Office in 2007. Deputy Cox started his career as a Detention Officer with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Jail in 2008 and he was promoted to a deputy in 2013.
Sheriff Doug Schuster said, “He is very proud to promote these fine men. Both have served the Sheriff’s Office with dedication and distinction and they will continue to be a tremendous asset to the Lake Havasu district.”

Sheriff Schuster (right) is congratulating Deputy Coley on his promotion to Sergeant.
Sheriff Schuster (right) is congratulating Deputy Cox on his promotion to Sergeant.

February 27, 2017: Special MCSO Press Release

SPECIAL APPRECIATION

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Substation in Lake Havasu City was paid a special visit recently by Russell Larsen and Tania Spencer from Wells Fargo Bank when they provided lunch for the Sheriff’s Office staff.  The money for the lunch was raised from employee donations at their main branch in Lake Havasu City.  Sergeant John Kole said, “It’s especially nice to see appreciation towards public safety and law enforcement.  For the employees of Wells Fargo to donate their own money to show appreciation for us, m

Pictured left to right: Tania Spencer and Russell Larsen from Wells Fargo, Sergeant John Kole,
Deputy John Schwing, Deputy Scotty Caley, and Deputy Kyler Cox.

eans the world!”

February 23, 2017: Special MCSO Press Release #2

SPECIAL
MCSO PRESS RELEASE
February 23, 2017

MOHAVE COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY PROMOTIONS

Sheriff Doug Schuster (far right) and his staff proudly stands with Detention Officer Corporals that were recently promoted to Sergeants at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday (2/8).
Pictured left to right: Undersheriff Ed Trafecanty, Chief Deputy Dean McKie, Sergeant Matthew Norsworthy, Sergeant Peter Taylor and Sheriff Schuster.

Matthew Norsworthy and Peter Taylor both started their career with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in 2010 as Detention Officers.  Norsworthy was promoted to Corporal in 2013 while Taylor was promoted to Corporal in 2014.

February 23, 2017: Special MCSO Press Release

LIFESAVING AWARDS FOR MCSO

Sheriff Doug Schuster presented members of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Waterways deputies with “Lifesaving Awards” on Tuesday, February 21st, during the board of supervisors meeting in Kingman.  Undersheriff Ed Trafecanty, Deputy Kyler Cox and Volunteer Boating Safety Officer Vincent Beltran were awarded with these prestigious awards stemming from an accident on Lake Havasu last September where an 18-month-old girl was rescued from a capsized boat.  The arriving team located, rescued and initiated CPR on the girl.  The girl has fully recovered since that horrific day.


Pictured left to right: Volunteer Boating Safety Officer Vincent Beltran, Deputy Kyler Cox,
Sheriff Doug Schuster and Undersheriff Ed Trafecanty.

SPECIAL MCSO PRESS RELEASE

SPECIAL
MCSO PRESS RELEASE

February 10, 2017

REWARD OFFERED
Mohave Silent Witness is offering up to $750 reward for information in identifying this unknown female subject and/or any suspect information. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective John Goodwin at Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (888) 227-8780.


Composite sketches of this unknown person
(Image on the left appears to be younger while the image on the right may be older than this person)

 

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Death Investigation/Possible Homicide of an unknown female who was located on north Highway 93 between Kingman, Arizona and the Hoover Dam. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in identifying the subject, See below for details:

African/American or Biracial female, black/dark brown hair, between the ages of 13 to 17, approximately 5 ft 7 inches tall, between 105 and 130 lbs, pierced ears, no scars or tattoos were noted.

Due to exposure and decomposition no photo was obtained. The body was discovered on 09-28-16 and estimation of exposure time was one to two weeks. Dental records were obtained and are being uploaded into the National database. DNA samples were obtained and are being processed for profile.

Attached are reconstruction images from the Nation Center for Missing and Exploited Children and a Reconstructionist from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations. These images are reconstructions and may only resemble the true image.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating leads with the assistance of NCMEC and agencies from Nevada and California.

At this time, the Mohave County Medical Examiner has been unable to determine cause of death.

If you have any information please contact Det. John Goodwin or the Detective Division at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at 928-753-0753 ext. 4288.


ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE ISSUED 9/29/16

DEATH INVESTIGATION – NORTH OF DOLAN SPRINGS

Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a female subject located off the roadway of Highway 93 north of Dolan Springs.  Early Wednesday (9/28) evening, at about 5:27 p.m., deputies responded to the scene.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The RP advised that he and his wife were hiking in the area when they came across a body in a ravine.

 

The Medical Examiner responded and conveyed the body.  The deceased subject is a young African American female approximate height 5’05” between 110 to 120 pounds with dark hair.  This investigation continues and autopsy results are pending.

 

Anyone with information on a missing person matching this description is asked to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.