BULLHEAD CITY–A hit-and-run accident early Saturday morning led to the arrest of two local residents on the suspicion of drugs.
Bullhead City Police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said on Saturday, July 7 att about 4:30 a.m., Bullhead City Police responded to a hit and run, non-injury accident near Highway 95 and Silver Creek Road. The suspect’s vehicle license plate was left behind at the scene.
A responding officer saw a car that matched the suspect’s vehicle description at a gas station in the 1000 block of Highway 95. The vehicle had no license plate and damage consistent with the crash. The suspect driver, Vididiana Anaya, 24, was seen walking toward another vehicle. That other vehicle took off when the driver spotted police.
Police conducted a traffic stop on the other vehicle at Highway 95 and Airport Center Dr. and contacted the driver, 28-year-old Ryan Valente Acosta. Inside his vehicle, police located approximately 1.26 grams of methamphetamine, 2.2 grams of heroin and numerous drug paraphernalia items.
After further investigation, Acosta was arrested for driving on a suspended driver’s license, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of a narcotic drug, possession of narcotic drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended driver’s license.
Vididiana Anaya was ultimately arrested for DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving.
Both were booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.