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.
Bert Griffith, 10 (in wheelchair), of Boy Scout Troop 56, gets assistance into Tim Gerlach’s airplane for a ride over Kingman during the Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge Day April 27. MCR/Aaron Ricca/File Photo KINGMAN – Members from the United States Air Force will be at the City of Kingman Airport and Industrial Park to Read more
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detectives opening a package containing what they believe to be fentanyl pills. (Photo: MCSO) TEMPE — Three people are behind bars after detectives with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division and Homeland Security Investigations conducted an operation on a supplier selling about 14,000 fentanyl pills Wednesday afternoon. The buy Read more
Story and Photo by AARON RICCA KINGMAN—As the weather warms up and the wet winter subsides, area trails will need maintenance. The Colorado River Area Trail Alliance is seeking roughly 40 volunteers April 6 for National Trails Day, a nationally coordinated event designed to unite hikers, bikers, trail runners, equestrians and other human/animal-powered trail activities Read more