Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Curtis Lathrop III, 25, of Mohave Valley, in the early morning hours Tuesday (01/02) for Aggravated Assault/Domestic Violence and Resisting Arrest, both felonies. At approximately 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 2000 block of Mustang Drive. After investigating the reported incident, it was determined that Lathrop choked his girlfriend when the two became involved in a verbal argument. When deputies advised Lathrop he was under arrest, he attempted to pull away and continued to struggle to prevent being handcuffed. After a short physical altercation, Lathrop was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Jail.