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Kingman Man Arrested for Theft and Aggravated Assault

KINGMAN — A Kingman man was arrested for allegedly stealing a gas can and threatening the victim with a knife.

Kingman Police Department officers arrested Jesus Miguel Gamez, 21, of Kingman, April 25 on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor theft.

Police said Gamez was the suspect of an incident in the parking lot of a business in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road. He reportedly had stolen a gas can from another vehicle. When he was confronted by the owner of the gas can, he allegedly brandished a knife and threatened the victim.

An off-duty deputy reported he was a witness to the knife threat. Gamez left the area before police arrived. He was located April 25 in the 3300 block of N. Bank Street where he was taken into custody.

Police said Gamez initially denied involvement, but later admitted involvement in the offense. He was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility on his charges.

Source: City of Kingman Police Department