ARREST: Kenneth Christopher Swan, 42, of Mohave Valley

Posted Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 3:24 PM

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kenneth Christopher Swan, 42, of Mohave Valley, Monday (10/31) afternoon for conspiracy to commit trafficking in stolen property and possession of stolen property, felonies. Investigations began early Friday (10/27) morning when deputies responded to a burglary at a convenience store in the 13000 block of Golden Shores Parkway. Upon arrival, deputies observed someone had made entry into the business by breaking a glass door and had already left the scene. The store manager reported cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets were reported stolen. Deputies viewed the surveillance video and collected evidence at the scene. On Saturday deputies were informed that someone attempted to cash the winning reported stolen lottery tickets at a convenience store in 10000 block of Harbor Avenue in Mohave Valley. After viewing the surveillance video, deputies observed a male suspect leaving in a red Toyota Prius with a California sticker on the rear bumper. Monday (10/31) afternoon deputies observed the suspects’ vehicle traveling south on Highway 95 near Hammer Street. Approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 95 near Fairway Village Boulevard. Deputies contacted the driver and recognized him from the surveillance footage of attempting to cash stolen lottery tickets. The driver was identified as Swan. Swan admitted to going into the store to turn in some lottery tickets. Swan was taken into custody without incident. Swan said that some of the stolen lottery tickets might be in his vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a lottery ticket. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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