Kingman, AZ– Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on Tuesday (3/5) afternoon at a residence in the 4000 block of Irving Avenue. Approximately 3:00 pm, deputies spoke with the reporting party who advised they could hear a verbal argument at the residence. The reporting party told deputies that during the incident, shots were fired.The reporting party advised that shortly after, two vehicles were observed leaving the scene.A description of the two vehicles involved were given to deputies.
Deputies checked the residence and located blood at the front door. After a search of the residence, deputies could not locate anyone inside.
On Wednesday (3/6), deputies responded to the residence to conduct follow-up. Deputies located a vehicle in the back yard, matching the description of one of the vehicles involved in Tuesday’s incident.A record check showed the vehicle to have been reported stolen.
Deputies spoke with two occupants inside the residence and discovered that Nolan Gene Martin, 36, and Manuel Ricardo Duvall Jr., 19, of Kingman were also inside and both had outstanding arrest warrants. Deputies also were advised that Martin was armed with a sawed-off shotgun.
Deputies then spoke with Gina Maria Denubilo, 32, of Kingman who was inside the residence. During conversations with Denubilo, she lied to deputies about Martin and Duvall being inside the home. Deputies learned that Denubilo had left two children inside the residence. Denubilo was taken into custody for child abuse, child endangerment and hindering prosecution, all felonies.
Deputies received a search warrant for the residence and it was determined that Duvall, Martin and the two 4 year-old children were inside. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Operations Unit was called out along with hostage negotiators. The children were able to be removed from the residence through a window. Efforts to communicate with the Martin and Duvall were continued with the subjects still inside. After conversations, Duvall exited the residence and was taken into custody.
A record check showed Duvall to have three outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Municipal Court. Duvall was also charged with endangerment and child abuse, both felonies for remaining inside the barricaded residence and not assisting the two children.
After confirming that Martin was still inside the residence, the Tactical Operations Unit continued communication with him. The TOU team deployed tear gas into the home causing Martin to exit the residence through a broken window. Martin was taken into custody without further incident. Martin was arrested for a felony fugitive from justice warrant issued out of Nevada. Martin was also arrested for child abuse and endangerment, felonies. Investigations are on-going regarding the stolen vehicle.
After the arrests, Jimmy Lee Clouse, 58, of Kingman entered the scene and began to yell and cause a disturbance. When Clouse was approached by law enforcement, he struck a detective in the face breaking his glasses. Clouse was taken into custody for aggravated assault on a peace officer, a felony and criminal damage, a misdemeanor.
Denubilo, Duvall, Martin and Clouse were all transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.