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BREAK-IN / CATALYTIC THEFT – MOHAVE VALLEY | The Bee – The Buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

On July 25, 2022, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a storage facility in the 4100 block of Arcadia Ln. in Fort Mohave in reference to several thefts of catalytic converters and burglaries of vehicles.
Facility management advised deputies that approximately nine vehicles stored at the facility had stolen catalytic converters and an additional ten vehicles/RVs had been broken into. Deputies began investigating the incident and descriptions of suspicious vehicles were identified. An attempt to locate (ATL) was sent to local agencies as part of the investigation.
On Thursday (9/1), the Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department located one of the suspicious vehicles connected to this incident traveling on Highway 95 in the Mohave Valley. Tribal agents conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver, Daryl Dean Hatchard, 58 of Mohave Valley. MCSO Deputies and Detectives responded and contacted Hatchard during the traffic stop.
Deputies and detectives from the Sheriff’s Office then responded to Hatchard’s residence located in the 1800 block of Laguna Road in Mohave Valley. There they contacted Brent John Gordon, 37, and George Joseph Todd, 52, both from Mohave Valley. Evidence was found in a travel trailer the individuals are residing in that links them to the crime. Confessions were also obtained.
The three suspects were incarcerated in the Mohave County Adult Detention Center on felony charges of burglary, theft and trafficking in stolen property. The case is still under active investigation.