This morning, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Kingman Police Officers arrested Brian Tyler Crossland, 43 of Kingman, in the 2800 block of Golf Dr. on felony charges of Domestic Violence by Aggravated Assault, Domestic Violence by Kidnapping, Domestic Violence by Preventing Use of 911, and Domestic Violence by Criminal Damage.
This arrest occurred after officers obtained information of the location of a male suspect who was wanted in connection to an incident occurring yesterday. The suspect, identified as Crossland, was located at a residence in the 2800 block of Golf Dr. and taken into custody at about 7:40 a.m. without incident.
Yesterday, at a about 5:50 p.m., Kingman Police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a domestic dispute in the 2800 block of Golf Dr. where yelling could be heard by Dispatchers before the caller disconnected. Upon arrival officers contacted a 40 year old female victim, who advised the suspect was inside. Officers were unable to locate the suspect in the residence and it was later learned that he had left when officers arrived on scene.
The investigation revealed that a verbal domestic violence incident occurred between Crossland, who had been consuming alcohol earlier in the day, which escalated when the victim called 9-1-1. Crossland became upset and attached the victim pulling the victim to the ground. At one point during the incident, he obtained a knife and held it to the victim’s throat and attempted to stab the victim multiple times while holding her down. Also, during the incident he destroyed the cell phone preventing the victim from calling 9-1-1 and assaulted the victim with his fists. Kingman Fire Department treated the victim for minor injuries that did not require further medical attention. Officers were unable to locate Crossland last night.
Crossland was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility today on the above felony charges.