Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Larry Earl Edmondson, 23 of Golden Valley, for Criminal Damage, 2nd Degree Escape, Destruction to a Jail, all felonies, Marijuana Possession and Drug Paraphernalia Possession, both misdemeanors, and an active arrest warrant. On Wednesday (9/4) at approximately 5 PM, deputies responded to a business in the 4000 block of Highway 68 in reference to a criminal damage call. The reporting party advised that she arrived at the business and observed the ashtrays and trashcans had been thrown around the parking lot. A short time later the victim attempted to turn on the neon sign, which she then observed was broken. Deputies arrived on scene and the victim showed them the video surveillance of the incident, which showed a white, male subject going through the trashcans and ashtrays, then throwing them around the property. The male subject then throws a beer bottle at the sign, causing the damage. The victim estimated the cost to repair the sign would be approximately$1,000.
On Thursday (9/4) at approximately 12:55 PM, deputies responded to a business in the 5000 block of Highway 68 in reference to a male subject threatening customers. Deputies arrived and observed the male subject was the same from the surveillance video of the criminal damage and the male subject was identified as Edmondson. A records check revealed the active arrest warrant and Edmondson was detained. A pat search revealed a metal pipe and marijuana in his pants pocket. Edmondson was arrested and transported to the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. While being processed in for his charges, Edmondson was seated near an entry door, and attempted to run out the door when a staff member exited. The door secured before Edmondson could reach it, and Edmondson was immediately detained and relocated to a holding cell. At approximately 8 PM that evening, deputies were called back to the jail in reference to Edmondson breaking the window of the holding cell door. Detention Officers advised that Edmondson, who was alone in the cell, was observed throwing his food tray at the window several times before the glass broke. The estimated cost to repair the window was approximately $800.