On Tuesday, February 6th, at about 8:00 pm, Kingman Police responded to a report of a robbery at a residence in the 1700blk of Atlantic Ave. The 62-year-old male occupant (victim) of the home reported that he had responded to a knock at his front door at about 7:00 pm. A female was at the door asking to use his phone, which he allowed. Once inside the female unlocked the back door, at which time a male subject entered. The male and female suspects tied up the occupant and put him in a closet. While in the closet the victim heard his vehicle start and drive away. The victim was able to get free and contact police. Assorted items in his home were stolen along with his vehicle. The vehicle a 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser was entered into the national database as stolen.
On Wednesday, February 7th, at about 11:30 am, an ADOT Enforcement officer located the vehicle heading into Kingman from Golden Valley. ADOT and KPD officers conducted a stop on the vehicle after it exited onto Stockton Hill Rd. from I-40. The stop occurred in the parking lot of Kingman Regional Medical Center along Beverly Ave. The driver of the stolen vehicle, Andrew Lee Higbee, 31 of Kingman, was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. The investigation is ongoing regarding the initial robbery at the residence on Atlantic Ave.