On Tuesday, September 3rd, at 9:15am, Kingman Police arrested Andrew Jack Rivas, 32 of Kingman, on felony charges of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, Possession of Narcotic Drugs, Possession of Narcotic Drug for Sale, Possession of Drug paraphernalia x2, Possession of a Weapon by Prohibited Person, Possession of a Weapon During a Drug Offense, Endangerment, Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement, Possession of Stolen Property and misdemeanor Shoplifting.
Officers obtained information that Rivas was involved in illicit drug activity in the 3400blk of Stockton Hill Rd. Officers arrived and attempted to contact Rivas, who was in a parked car. Rivas began to drive, when an officer attempted to stop him. Rivas continued, now fleeing, onto Stockton Hill Rd. Rivas got stuck in heavy traffic in the intersection of Stockton Hill Rd and Airway Ave., where he crashed into another stopped vehicle. Rivas exited his car and fled on foot, with officers in foot pursuit. With assistance of an off-duty AZ State Trooper, Rivas was captured and apprehended. Rivas was found to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Inside the vehicle his vehicle officers located several handguns, one of which had been reported as stolen, and assorted drug related paraphernalia, indicating Rivas was actively involved in drug sales. Rivas was also wanted in connection to a previous shoplifting incident. Rivas was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. Additional charges are pending further investigation, to include DUI Drugs.