KINGMAN — A Kingman man allegedly involved in a string of armed robberies and kidnappings was arraigned on 12 new charges in three cases.

Francis William Allison, 58, pleaded not guilty in one case to armed robbery, two counts of kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault and misconduct involving body armor, which allegedly occurred Jan. 1 in Kingman.

Allison pleaded not guilty to armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and misconduct involving body armor, which allegedly occurred June 3 in Golden Valley.

Allison was arraigned in a third case with burglary and misconduct involving body armor, which allegedly occurred Sept. 30, 2017 in Kingman. He is being held without bond.

Two codefendants, Preston Earl Milks, 25, and Anthony Scott Axton, 32, are charged with numerous crimes, including attempted murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping, armed robbery, aggravated robbery, misconduct involving body armor, theft, burglary and criminal damage.

Authorities allege that Axton, Allison and Milks are involved in a string of robberies in the Kingman area going back to September 2017.

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