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Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Body of a male juvenile discovered in the Colorado River has been confirmed to be missing Jeremy Duncan.

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Body of a male juvenile discovered in the Colorado River has been confirmed to be missing Jeremy Duncan.

The Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson has confirmed that the body of a male juvenile discovered in the Colorado River is missing Jeremy Duncan.

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An official news conference with Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson was held at 10:00am MST on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at the Bullhead City Council Chambers announcing the sad news.

Today at 7:13am, a person in a kayak near Palo Verde Marina reported what they thought to be a body. The Bullhead City Police Department’s Dive Team along with the Bullhead City Police Department boat responded to the area to confirm the identity and recover the body. The body was then turned over to the Mohave County Corner’s Office accompanying by Bullhead City Detectives with the FBI, a medical examiner, a forensic specialist and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the area. Lieutenant Sessions, Community Services Officer Lorrie Duggins responded to the home and met with the family of Jeremy,” said Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson.

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According to the Bullhead City Police Department, 8 year old Jeremy Duncan (Seen In Picture) went missing at 9:00am MST on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 near his home along the 2000 block of White Sands Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Jeremy Duncan was described as a white male juvenile, 8 years old, 4’, 63 pounds, brown eyes and curly brown hair, and was last seen wearing neon green shorts with a stripe, no shirt and no shoes.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, Jeremy Duncan is autistic – non-verbal.

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Thousands of volunteers along with both city and county law enforcement and search teams searched the area near his home all day on Saturday as flyers and electronic billboard signs alerted motorists about the missing boy.

Early Sunday morning, volunteers began gathering at the Bullhead City Council Chambers in Bullhead City, Arizona at 7:00am MST to help search for the missing boy.

At 8:06am MST, this posting on Bullhead City, Arizona, Government stated that, “Bullhead City (Ariz.) – June 3, 2018 – Approximately 7:13 am, a body of a male juvenile matching the description of Jeremy Duncan was located in the Colorado River south of Rotary Park. The Bullhead City Police Department is on scene along with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department. Chief Brian Williamson will provide an updated briefing in the Bullhead City Council Chambers at 10 am.

Volunteers and the community are in mourning for the lost of Jeremy Duncan.

Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson, Mohave County Sheriff’s Doug Schuster and Bullhead City Mayor Brady offered their condolences to Jeremy Duncan’s family and thanked members of agencies that assisted in the search for the boy as well as the roughly 1,000 volunteers who were helping to find him.

“I would really like to commended the community. As a police department and as a community, our heart is broken. This of course this is not how we wanted this to end. The community stood up to stand by each other and they stood up to stand by the police department as this community does every time we’re in crisis. From the bottom of my heart, on behalf of the Bullhead City Police Department, I would like to thank all of those volunteers that came out and worked tirelessly to try to bring Jeremy home well. I would like to also thank many businesses that took it a pond themselves to keep our operation running and to keep people fueled and hydrated. These are tough situations, but through these tough situations, we see this community out do themselves every time and that makes us proud,” said Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson.

A candlelight vigil for Jeremy Duncan is scheduled for 7:00pm MST on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at Rotary Park, located at 2315 Balboa Drive, near Riverview Drive, in Bullhead City, Arizona.

People planning to attend the candlelight vigil are encouraged to wear blue in remembrance of Jeremy Duncan.

The Bullhead City Police Department and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case and at this moment, authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding Jeremy Duncan’s death.

If you have any information regarding the case, please contact the Bullhead City Police Department at: 1 (928) 763-1999.

** ZachNews and everybody in the Colorado River Tri-State area sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of 8 year old Jeremy Duncan. **

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this new story.

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: A male juvenile body was located in the Colorado River south of Rotary Park. 

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: A male juvenile body was located in the Colorado River south of Rotary Park.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, approximately 7:13am MST on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018, a body of a male juvenile was located in the Colorado River south of Rotary Park in Bullhead City, Arizona.

The male juvenile body matching the description of a missing boy, 8 year old Jeremy Duncan who went missing on Saturday.

Bullhead City Police Department is on scene along with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department.

Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson will provide an updated briefing in the Bullhead City Council Chambers at 10:00am MST.

Despite an online blog report, officials with the Bullhead City Police Department said Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson hasn’t spoken yet or made any news briefing earlier, other then the one coming up inside the Bullhead City Council Chamber.

The Bullhead City Police Department is asking the public to wait until the official briefing by Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson that will start at 10:00am MST.

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Video: Bullhead City Police Department briefs public regarding missing Jeremy Duncan.

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Video: Bullhead City Police Department briefs public regarding missing Jeremy Duncan.

Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson briefs the public earlier tonight regarding missing 8 year old Jeremy Duncan who went missing at 9:00am MST on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 near his home along the 2000 block of White Sands Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona.

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Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Search for missing Jeremy Duncan.

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Search for missing Jeremy Duncan.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, 8 year old Jeremy Duncan went missing at 9:00am MST on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 near his home along the 2000 block of White Sands Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Jeremy Duncan (Seen In Picture) is being described as a white male juvenile, 8 years old, 4’, 63 pounds, brown eyes and curly brown hair.

Jeremy Duncan was last seen wearing neon green shorts with a stripe, no shirt and no shoes.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, Jeremy Duncan is autistic – non-verbal.

At around 6:00pm MST, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a multicolored Ford van last seen in the Bullhead City, Arizona area.

As of 8:00pm MST, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reports the van has been located and has been determined to not be involved in the missing child.

Bullhead City Police Department Chief Brian Williamson is asking residents to look around their properties to see if missing boy Jeremy Duncan is in your yard, in a shed, boat or car tonight.

If anybody has had any contact or knows about Jeremy Duncan’s whereabouts, please contact the Bullhead City Police Department at: 1 (928) 763-1999.

Officials with Bullhead City are saying that public safety agencies will continue the search throughout the night for Jeremy Duncan, and the Bullhead City will keep all park lights on overnight.

The Bullhead City Police Department is stopping all volunteer searches until morning on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 for the safety of the public.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, all volunteers are asked to report tomorrow at 7:00am MST to the Bullhead City Council Chambers located at 1255 Marina Blvd in Bullhead City, Arizona.

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News Update!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Identities confirmed in fatal accident along Bullhead Parkway.

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News Update!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Identities confirmed in fatal accident along Bullhead Parkway.

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Information Update: ZachNews has been getting reaction over the age of Wyatt Gram Brown from Needles, California that was provided by Carina Spotts, Acting Public Information Officer with the Bullhead City Police Department, to ZachNews as well as several other news outlets.

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At 6:30pm PT (7:30pm MST) on Sunday, January 15th, 2017, ZachNews spoke to Sergeant Nave with the Bullhead City Police Department who tells ZachNews over the phone that “a typo was made in the press release” and that the age of Wyatt Gram Brown “is 19 years old“.

When asked why wasn’t a correction issued from the Bullhead City Police Department Sergeant Nave said that “I just found out about this moments ago.” Sergeant Nave adds that a correction may be issue tomorrow when she (Carina Spotts) comes back into the office. 

Anybody has any complaints or hatred to what happen should address them to Carina Spotts, Acting Public Information Officer with the Bullhead City Police Department, which her contact is posted in the press release below.

No apologies was made regarding the typo during the phone call with Bullhead City Police Department Sergeant Nave to ZachNews.

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The Bullhead City Police Department have confirmed the identities in a fatal accident along Bullhead Parkway that occurred at approximately 4:40am MST on Sunday, January 15th, 2017.

According to the Carina Spotts, Acting Public Information Officer with the Bullhead City Police Department, the names of the deceased are 19 year old Wyatt Gram Brown from Needles, California and 19 year old Isaac Gabrial Maestas from Bullhead City, Arizona.

The Bullhead City Police Department said the fatal accident involved a Toyota Camry and the vehicle rolled over and came to rest on an embankment.

According to the Carina Spotts, Acting Public Information Officer with the Bullhead City Police Department, the driver, 28 year old Joshua Brett Meyer from California and the front seat passenger, 20 year old Daniel Montoya from Bullhead City, Arizona were both flown to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.

There is no further information on their condition at this time.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, charges are pending and alcohol is suspected.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department,  emergency crews were dispatched to the Bullhead Parkway, between Camino Real Boulevard and Adobe Road, in Bullhead City, Arizona for a single vehicle accident.

The fatal accident is under investigation.

**** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the families and friends of Wyatt Gram Brown and Isaac Gabrial Maestas. ****

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News Update!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Latest Information: Deadly Officer Involved Shooting on Alta Vista Drive.

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News Update!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Latest Information: Deadly Officer Involved Shooting on Alta Vista Drive.

New information has been released by the Lake Havasu City Police Department regarding the deadly officer involved shooting by Bullhead City Police Department Officers that occurred along the 1700 block of Alta Vista Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona on Sunday, December 11th, 2016.

ZachNews received a press release by Sgt Tom Gray, Professional Standards Bureau / Public Information Officer with the Lake Havasu City Police Department, regarding the officer involved shooting in Bullhead City, Arizona.

The press release states, “On December 11, 2016 at approximately 7:58 P.M. Bullhead City Police officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Alta Vista Road after receiving a 9-1- 1 call from a female indicating there was going to be a shooting. At approximately 8:04 P.M. the first police officer arrived on scene. A short time later, the officer encountered a female subject outside of the residence who pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the officer. The officer discharged his duty weapon multiple times, striking the female at least once. The 44-year old female was transported to the Western Arizona Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased approximately one hour later. Two occupants of the residence were unharmed during the incident. No other officers were involved in the shooting. Detectives from the Lake Havasu City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit have been called in to conduct the investigation and responded to the scene late Sunday evening. It is customary for the Bullhead City Police Department to have an outside police agency investigate an officer involved shooting incident. The officer was placed on routine administrative leave, which is also common with an officer involved shooting incident. The investigation by the Lake Havasu City Police Department detectives is on-going and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

This new information saying that the person who was shot and died was a woman comes after 2 phone calls into ZachNews by Bullhead City Police Department Public Information Officer Carina Spotts confirming that the person in the shooting was a “Man” and telling ZachNews that “He was transported” to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center.

When asked about if the person died at the hospital or en route to the hospital, Bullhead City Police Department Public Information Officer Carina Spotts said that she don’t know if “he died” at the hospital or en route to the hospital.

When news came out Monday morning that the person who was shot and died was actually a woman, Bullhead City Police Department Public Information Officer Carina Spotts told ZachNews, “I just found this out this morning,” and wasn’t sure who said that it was a man to the newspaper, which also reported the “One man is reportedly dead after a shooting in Bullhead City Sunday night.”

When asked about the confusion over this officer involved shooting and the information being provided by the Bullhead City Police Department, Sgt Tom Gray tells ZachNews that he didn’t know where the confusion came from and that’s why a press release is delayed sometimes to confirm the facts before anything is published.

“Often there is misinformation during the early part of any investigation and we do our best to get the facts out as quickly as possibly,” said Sgt Tom Gray.

 

Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Person is dead in officer involved shooting.

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Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Person is dead in officer involved shooting.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, a person is dead after an officer involved shooting along the 1700 block of Alta Vista Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona on Sunday, December 11th, 2016.

Authorities initially got a call of a man claiming he was going to shoot another person and himself.

Bullhead City Police Department Officers are at the scene.

There’s reports that a man, a woman and 2 people were dead in this shooting.

Bullhead City Police Department Public Information Officer Carina Spotts confirmed to ZachNews that the man was dead and an investigation will be conducted.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

Bullhead City, AZ: Women from Needles, California arrested for dangerous drugs.

Bullhead City, AZ: Women from Needles, California arrested for dangerous drugs.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, at around 3:00pm PT on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, a woman flagged down officers in the area of Rainbow Drive and Highway 95 in Bullhead City, Arizona.

The women, being identified by Bullhead City Police Department as 49 year old Deanna Marie Tucker of Needles, California, wanted to report a vehicle stolen.

In the vehicle she was in, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana.

Deanna Marie Tucker turned over a container of marijuana to officers.

Officers asked Deanna Marie Tucker permission to search her purse and when she turned over her purse, officers saw a clear plastic baggie between her legs that appeared to be heroin.

Some drug paraphernalia and marijuana were also located in the vehicle.

Officers later saw that in the back seat of their patrol car, there was methamphetamine all over the floorboard.

Deanna Marie Tucker had meth concealed on her person and attempted to crush it up and destroy it with her hands and feet while in the back of their patrol car.

Paramedics took Deanna Marie Tucker to the hospital under the suspicion she ingested some of the methamphetamine.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, the meth that was collected from the patrol car weighed approximately 3.1 grams.

After being medically cleared, Deanna Marie Tucker was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, dangerous drugs for sale, narcotic drugs, narcotic drugs for sale, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, transportation for the sale of a narcotic drug, and tampering with physical evidence.

Deanna Marie Tucker was booked and transported to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman, Arizona.

** Press Release: **

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**** The name or names of the suspect or suspects were released to the public and to media by either the Bullhead City Police Department, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, or the Mohave County Jail. Anybody who doesn’t like he’s or her’s name or names of the suspect or suspects should contact either the Bullhead City Police Department, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, or the Mohave County Jail to have he’s or her’s name or names remove and reissue a updated press release to the public and media. Until then ZachNews will not remove the name or names and will not remove the news story until either the Bullhead City Police Department, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, or the Mohave County Jail to have them remove and reissue a updated press release without name or names of the suspect or suspects to the public and media. Thank You. ****

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Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: An arrest made in fatal traffic accident.

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Breaking News!!: Bullhead City, AZ: An arrest made in fatal traffic accident.

According to the Bullhead City Police Department, at approximately 10:00pm MST on Friday, October 30th, 2015, emergency crews responded to a traffic accident involving 2 vehicle at Mohave Valley Highway (Highway 95) and Mohave Drive in Bullhead City, Arizona.

The driver in a Toyota 4Runner was traveling southbound on Mohave Valley Highway (Highway 95) when the driver ran the red light and struck a Saturn SC2 that was westbound on Mohave Drive.

The Toyota 4Runner rolled over and 2 of the 3 occupants inside the Saturn SC2 were ejected from the vehicle.

A passenger, identified as 22 year old Troy Urban, was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver, identified as 20 year old Quinten Quitmeyer, was flown from the scene by CareFlight Helicopter to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and is listed in critical but stable condition.

The third passenger inside the Saturn SC2, identified as 18 year old Aleah Cleveland, was unharmed in the traffic accident.

The driver of the Toyota 4Runner, identified as 25 year old Andrew Smith Hartfield, was taken to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center in Bullhead City, Arizona where he was treated.

Well being released from Western Arizona Regional Medical Center on Saturday, October 31st, 2015, the Bullhead City Police Department determined that Andrew Smith Hartfield was driving under the influence of alcohol before the traffic accident and arrested Andrew Smith Hartfield on suspicion of manslaughter, aggravated assault, and endangerment in the traffic accident.

Andrew Smith Hartfield was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman, Arizona.

Bullhead City Police Department and all law enforcement agencies ask the public to never drink and drive, and always have a designated driver if you know you’re going to be drinking a lot that day or night.

If you see a drunk driver drinking, call 911 immediately and please give as much detailed information as possible so that law enforcement can stop the drunk driver before they take another innocent lives.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of Troy Urban. **

**** The name or names of the suspect or suspects were released to the public and to media by the Bullhead City Police Department. Anybody who doesn’t like he’s or her’s name or names of the suspect or suspects should contact the Bullhead City Police Department to have he’s or her’s name or names remove and reissue a updated press release to the public and media. Until then ZachNews will not remove the name or names and will not remove the news story until Bullhead City Police Department to have them remove and reissue a updated press release without name or names of the suspect or suspects to the public and media. Thank You. ****

Needles, CA: Death investigation on River Road.

 

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Needles, CA: Death investigation on River Road.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 7:07am PT on Monday, August 24th, 2015, deputies from the Colorado River Station were dispatched to the 41000 block of River Road in Needles, California for a possible deceased person.

Upon arrival, deputies located an elderly white female adult deceased in a field south of the Avi Resort and Casino.

While on scene, information was obtained that the Bullhead City Police Department had taken a missing person’s report reference both Barbara Purdy of Bullhead City, Arizona and Gay Dawn Purdy of Bullhead City, Arizona on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015.

Deputies conducted an area check and located a vehicle matching the description of Barbara Purdy’s vehicle.

Deputies located an adult female, identified as Gay Dawn Purdy inside the vehicle.

Gay Dawn Purdy appeared to be suffering from dehydration and was immediately transferred to the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California for treatment.

A death investigation is being conducted by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner’s Division.

No foul play was detected at the location of either victim.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Sergeant Pat Murch or Deputy Cunningham of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline website at: www.wetip.com