DRUG/ WEAPON POSSESSION- MOHAVE VALLEY

Published by The Bee News

June 8, 2022

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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Luree Anne Hollingsworth, 52 of Mohave Valley, for Theft/ Control of Stolen Property, Possession of a Weapon by Prohibited Person, Possession of a Weapon during a Drug Offense, Dangerous Drug Possession, Narcotic Drug Possession, Drug Paraphernalia Possession, all felonies, and misdemeanor Failure to Admit to Carrying a Deadly Weapon.
On Sunday (6/5) at 4:22 PM, Deputies were on patrol in the area of Highway 95 and Commercial St. Deputies conducted a records check on a vehicle and discovered that the registration was suspended. A traffic stop was conducted and deputies made contact with the driver and sole occupant, later identified as Hollingsworth.
During contact, Deputies observed a prescription pill bottle with a torn label in plain view in the cup holder. Deputies questioned Hollingsworth on the contents of the bottle, and she advised that it contained morphine pills. She initially stated that the morphine was prescribed to her, but when Deputies questioned her further, Hollingsworth admitted to not having a prescription and that she got the pills from a friend.
Hollingsworth was asked if there were firearms in the vehicle, to which she stated there were not. Hollingsworth was detained and a search of the vehicle was conducted. During the search, deputies located a baggie with 2 grams of methamphetamine and a stolen handgun. A records check revealed Hollingsworth is a prohibited weapons possessor due to prior felony convictions.
Hollingsworth was arrested and transported to the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility in Kingman without incident.

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