Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeffery Ray Keller, 52, of Bullhead City, Monday (11/13) afternoon for burglary, a felony.
The investigation began December 3, 2016, when deputies responded to a burglary report at a residence in the 4200 block of Los Maderos Drive. The victim reported that someone made entry into his house and had stolen a laptop, numerous electric hand tools, and some change. Deputies observed a cracked window and a broken handle on the sliding glass door. Deputies observed blood droplets on the sliding door shades. Deputies collected and submitted evidence to the Department of Public Safety Laboratory. In late October deputies received the DNA results from the DPS laboratory which advised the blood belonged to Jeffery Ray Keller. Deputies attempted to contact Keller numerous times at a residence in the 3000 block of Locust Boulevard in Bullhead City without success.
On Friday, November 3rd, at about 2:00 p.m., deputies contacted Keller at the residence. Keller advised that his friend left tools at the residence and he was helping his friend. Keller further advised that he cut his hand when the window broke. Upon further investigations, deputies contacted Keller’s friend and he advised that he was not with Keller and he didn’t leave his tools at that residence. Approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies contacted Keller at his residence where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.