Police Blotter 8/5 – 8/7

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On 8/5/2016 JAMES PETER ZAFERIS WAS OBSERVED AS THE OPERATOR OF A VESSEL DISPLAYING EXPIRED CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION (A SAFETY INSPECTION WAS CONDUCTED AND IT WAS FOUND THAT ZAFERIS DID NOT HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER. ZAFERIS WAS CITED FOR EXPIRED REGISTRATION AND NO FIRE EXTINGUISHER. ZAFERIS WAS ORDERED OFF THE WATER UNTIL THE VIOLATIONS WERE CORRECTED. (DR#16-5221)


On 8/5//2016 TRAVIS EUGENE POTTS AND SIERRA JORDAN GEARHART OF CASTAIC CALIFORNIA WERE OBSERVED TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND IN THOMPSON BAY CREATING A WAKE. POTTS WAS RIDING A PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC, BEARING CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION) AND HE WAS OBSERVED STANDING UP AND TRAVELING ON PLANE. BOTH SUBJECTS WERE CONTACTED AND A SAFETY INSPECTION WAS PERFORMED ON BOTH VESSELS. GEARHART WAS OPERATING THE PWC BEARING CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION. NEITHER PWC HAD A FIRE EXTINGUISHER AND POTTS WAS ISSUED A WARNING FOR WEARING A PFD THAT WAS NOT PROPERLY FASTENED. POTTS INDICATED THAT THE ZIPPER ON THE PFD WAS NOT FUNCTIONAL (PFD WAS FASTENED WITH BUCKLE STRAPS ONLY). BOTH VESSELS WERE ORDERED OFF THE WATER UNTIL THE SAFETY VIOLATIONS COULD BE CORRECTED. BOTH SUBJECTS WERE CITED FOR NOT HAVING A FIRE EXTINGUISHER. (DR#16-5223)


DONALD WAYNE SNYDER OF CEDER RAPIDS IOWA WAS CONTACTED AS THE OPERATOR OF A VESSEL DISPLAYING EXPIRED CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION (EXPIRED 12/31/15). UPON BEING CONTACTED DONALD ADVISED THE VESSEL WAS REGISTERED IN IOWA. THE IOWA REGISTRATION WAS EXPIRED 4/30/16. A SAFETY INSPECTION WAS PERFORMED AND DONALD WAS FOUND TO HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER THAT WAS NOT CHARGED (THE EXTINGUISHER NEEDLE WAS IN THE EMPTY ZONE). DONALD WAS CITED FOR EXPIRED REGISTRATION AND NO FIRE EXTINGUISHER. DONALD WAS GIVEN A WARNING REGARDING THE CALIFORNIA NUMBERS BEING DISPLAYED. DONALD WAS ORDERED OFF THE WATER UNTIL THE VIOLATIONS COULD BE CORRECTED.


ON 08/06/2016 AT APPROX. 1939 HOURS, MATHEW ALEN BENTLEY, 34, OF LAKE HAVASU CITY COMMITTED DISORDERLY CONDUCT / DV AND CRIMINAL DAMAGE / DV AT DAYTONA LOOP AFTER HE ENGAGED IN SERIOUSLY DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DURING A VERBAL ARGUMENT WITH HIS WIFE DUE TO CURRENT RELATIONSHIP ISSUES WHICH CAUSED MATHEW TO BECOME EXTREMELY UPSET TO THE POINT HE BEGAN TO BREAK ITEMS IN THE RESIDENCE. (DR#16-5271)





ON 08/07/2016 AT APPROX. 0143 HOURS, CHRISTOPHER JONATHAN KNIGHT, 33, LAKE HAVASU CITY WAS ARREST AT MCCULLOCH BOULEVARD. N. (BAD DOGS) FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT AND ASSAULT AFTER HE ENGAGED IN SERIOUSLY DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DURING A VERBAL ARGUMENT WHICH TURNED PHYSICAL WHEN CHRISTOPHER BEGAN TO HIT THE VICTIM IN THE FACE WITH A CLOSED FIST SEVERAL TIMES AND ALSO KICKED THE VICTIM SEVERAL TIMES IN THE TORSO. (DR#16-5279)


ON 8-7-16 AT APPROX. 1532 HOURS, CHARLES ALLEN RYMER, 39, OF LAKE HAVASU CITY WAS ARRESTED FOR AN FAILURE TO COMPLY WARRANT AT SILVERSMITH DR., AFTER HE WAS CONTACTED IN REFERENCE TO A DISTURBANCE, AND A RECORDS CHECK REVEALED HE HAD A WARRANT OUT OF LAKE HAVASU CITY ISSUED 7/29/2016 BY JUDGE KALAULI FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT/DV, THREATENING AND INTIMIDATING/DV. THE WARRANT WAS CONFIRMED BY DISPATCH. (DR#16-5289)


ON 8-7-16 AT APPROX. 1615 HOURS, COURTNEY LYNN FISHER, 23, OF LAKE HAVASU CITY WAS CITED AND RELEASED FOR THEFT, AFTER SHE STOLE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION FROM HER LOCATED AT BRAVE DR. (DR#16-5290)