According To Mohave County Sheriff’s Office- On Friday (7/12), the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division received information of a potential unreported homicide that occurred in April 2019 at a home in the 4500 block of Glen Rd. in Kingman. After surveillance was conducted, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, along with Detectives, served a search warrant of the residence. Mark Anthony Baldanado Jr., 31 of Kingman, and Carrie Conlyn Vanover, 23 of Kingman, were arrested and charged with first degree murder and were transported to Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. Both subjects confessed to their involvement in the murder. During the search warrant, the body of the victim was found concealed within a 55 gallon drum, which was buried in a shallow grave in the backyard of the property. The victim is believed to be Shawn Maureen Vanover, the mother of Carrie Vanover. An autopsy of the victim will be conducted to positively identify and determine the manner of death. This investigation is ongoing.
City of Kingman, City Complex in Downtown. (Photo: Charles Black) KINGMAN – City offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2019. In addition, there will be no residential or commercial trash service on Thursday; Thursday customers should put their cans out Wednesday July 3, 2019. City offices closed on Fridays Read more
After 9:00pm last night on July 20, off of Thompson and Powell road a trailer caught fire. According to bystanders, the trailer was vacant when the fire started. The neighbor across the street from the home, said she heard a pop sound and soon after went outside to see the trailer engulfed with flames. The Read more
Grand Canyon National Park. MCR/Alan Carrillo/File Photo GRAND CANYON, AZ – The twenty-ninth annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held June 22-29 on the south and north rims of Grand Canyon National Park. Amateur astronomers from across the country will volunteer their telescopes and expertise for the enjoyment of park visitors. Numerous telescopes will Read more