John Wright

John is Editor of Parker Live. He is also the host of a daily afternoon radio show on KLPZ 1380am and a documentary filmmaker.

Mosley’s traffic ticket to become precedent-setting

Mosley’s case is unique in Arizona history He alleges via his two attorneys “selective prosecution” Blames “media storm” created after Parker Live broke story County Attorney quotes Thomas Jefferson and says Mosley must be held accountable Former state representative Paul Mosley appeared in court Friday with two attorneys arguing that legislative immunity prevents him from being prosecuted for his March …

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Trump signs La Paz County Land Conveyance Act

President Donald Trump has signed a piece of legislation that will allow the sale of 6,000 acres of federal land to La Paz County, Arizona for solar energy development purposes. The legislation was part of a larger legislative package that had been championed by members of Congress from Arizona, and is intended to pave the way for a solar energy …

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Girl Scout from Parker sold the most cookies – 4,043

A Girl Scout from Parker has been recognized for selling the most cookies in Central and Northern Arizona. 3TV covered Maddie’s success HERE. Maddie Dunlap, 11, sold 4,043 boxes of Girl Scout cookies between January 21st and March 3rd, making her the top cookie seller. In addition, the Parker troop, Troop 1892, was the top troop in the region. They …

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Former County Attorney alleges corruption of former officials

False letters, hidden settlements, personal agendas: it’s all in a notice of claim filed by former La Paz County Attorney Glenn Buckelew, who alleges corruption on the part of his former colleagues. Buckelew filed the notice of claim for what he says was wrongful termination, which he says came after he had been looking into corrupt and illegal practices involving …

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Freeman case to go to trial

Aaron Freeman is going to trial after he rejected the latest settlement offer in his murder case. He is charged with the murder of his 3 year-old daughter. Freeman, 26, was ready to sign a previous settlement back in December, but Judge Matthew Newman rejected it, calling it a “pretty sweet deal” and ultimately saying it wasn’t a deal he …

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140 pounds of meth seized on I-10

Quartzsite Police Department and La Paz County Narcotics Task Force K9 seized 140 pounds of methamphetamine on Sunday on Interstate 10. The officer and a K9 handler were working an interdiction detail on the highway together, and conducted a traffic stop on 27 year-old Gabriel Vanier-Pop. According to the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department, the stop was a typical traffic …

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Man arrested for possession of stolen vehicle

A man was arrested in Big River, CA on Wednesday for possession of a vehicle that had been reported missing from Parker, AZ. At 8:44 a.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station responded to the 6700 block of Rio Vista Drive in Big River to assist fire department personnel with and unconscious male sitting in …

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Man goes to prison for using video cables to strangle victim to death

A former Parker man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to second degree murder. Larson Namow Burns, 29, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 180 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for strangling a male victim in January 2018 and inflicting “several blows with a blunt object”, according to …

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BLM to conduct burns during February

The Bureau of Land Management Lake Havasu Field Office will conduct prescribed burning in Parker, during the month of February, as weather conditions allow. The burn area is located seven miles northeast of Parker and a half-mile west of Parker Dam Road near Crossroads, on the California side of the Colorado River. “The removal and controlled burning of vegetation piles …

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Paul Mosley’s lawyer faces ethics complaints in legislature

A lawyer and politician representing ousted Arizona State Representative Paul Mosley is facing multiple ethics complaints himself this week in the state legislature. Mosley (left), Stringer (right) The complaints against Mosley’s fellow legislator David Stringer, a Republican from Prescott, stem from accusations of racism and the recent revelation that Stringer was apparently charged with possession of child pornography in 1983 …

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