Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Randolph Garcia, 22, of Las Vega, NV, Monday(10/13) morning for DUI to the slightest degree, DUI – drugs and no valid license, misdemeanors.  Approximately 8:30 a.m., deputies responded to milepost 2 on Interstate 15 to assist a DPS Officer with a traffic stop.  Upon arrival, the Officer said that the passenger stated they had smoked marijuana.  Deputies contacted Garcia, the driver.  Deputies smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from Garcia.  A records check showed Garcia to not have a valid driver’s license.  Following the field sobriety tests (FST’s), Garcia was taken into custody and transported to the Mesquite Jail.  A blood sample was taken from Garcia to be submitted to the DPS Crime Lab for further analysis.  He was booked into the jail without incident.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.


Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Gustavo Ulises Hurtado, 22, of Littlefield,Wednesday (10/15) evening for criminal damage and two failure to appear warrants issued by North Canyon Justice Court, all misdemeanors.  Approximately 7:41 p.m., deputies responded to a criminal damage report at a residence in the 900 block of Tanette Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party.  The reporting party said that three male subjects came to her home wanting to fight her 17-year-old grandson.  The RP further said that she told them to leave her property.  The RP advised that they came back a few minutes later and she recognized one of the subjects to be Hurtado.  The RP reported that Hurtado punched a bedroom window while he was trying to coax her grandson out of the house.  Deputies observed broken glass on the ground.  Deputies learned that the subjects left the scene.  A short time later, deputies located Hurtado walking in the area near the 3800 block of Riverside Drive.  Deputies contacted Hurtado.  During conversations with Hurtado, he said that he was at the house attempting to fight the male subject over a personal matter.  Deputies observed Hurtado’s right hand was bandaged and appeared to have been bleeding.  Deputies questioned Hurtado about his injury resulting from punching a window and Hurtado said it was.  A records check showed Hurtado to have active warrants.  Beaver Dam Fire Department personnel responded and treated Hurtado’s injured hand. Hurtado was taken into custody without incident.   He was transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail.