Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Negligent Homicide Arrest

On July 18, 2017, Mesa Police responded to 623 E Kino in Mesa, AZ
reference a shooting call.

Officers arrived and located a 17-year-old female with a gunshot wound. She was
transported to the hospital for treatment where her injuries were determined to be
fatal. The suspect remained at the scene and was identified as 19-year-old Luis
Angel Gonzalez. Luis stated he was picking up his gun and looking at it prior to
placing it in his pocket when he accidentally fired the gun striking the victim. Due to
the victim being a juvenile we will not be releasing any further identifying information
for her. Luis stated the victim is his girlfriend.

Luis was interviewed and ultimately placed under arrest and charged with one count
of 13-1102A Negligent Homicide.


Monday, July 17, 2017

Armed Robbery - Attempt to Identify

On 07/14/17 just before midnight a suspect entered the Circle K located at 417 S Dobson in Mesa, AZ and confronted the clerk at the counter with his hand in his pocket. The suspect implied he was armed and demanded money from the register. The took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.

There was a previous armed robbery at the Circle K across the street at 2005 W Broadway, Mesa AZ on 7/6/17. The suspect was wearing the same distinct clothes and also simulated that he had a gun and made a similar statement to the victim. If you have any information regarding these incidents or the person identified in the pictures, please call Mesa Police at 480-644-2211.


Suspect Description: Black male, 5’9, 150lbs, 18-21 years of age, Marvel Comics print multi-colored jacket with black sleeves, torn blue jeans, Chuck Taylor style flat dark shoes with white tips (photos below)

The below photos are from both incidents.





Fatal Stabbing Arrest

On July 15, 2017, Mesa Police responded to 1248 S. Vineyard #75 in Mesa, AZ
reference a stabbing call. The victim and the suspect in this case are brothers.
Officers arrived and located an adult male with a stab wound who was transported to
the hospital in serious condition. The suspect remained at the scene and was
identified as 28 yr old Felipe Barajas Ramirez. Once at the hospital the victim
succumbed to his injuries. Felipe stated he was in a verbal argument with the victim
over the use of the television and video games when the altercation turned physical
and the victim was stabbed. The victim has been identified as 24 yr old David
Ramirez.
Felipe was placed under arrest and has been charged with one count of 2nd Degree
Murder.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Robbery Arrest

On 07/08/17 a male suspect entered the Walgreens Pharmacy at 1159 E Southern and presented a hand note requesting Xanax. The pharmacist and an additional witness thought he had a weapon and would harm them if they did not comply. He fled the scene on foot with the prescription pills. Video surveillance was obtained and a suspect description was given. On 07/10/17 the same male entered the Walgreens Pharmacy at 1142 W Guadalupe and made the same demands for Xanax. Mesa Police Officers arrived on scene and observed the suspect leaving in a black Chevy Trail Blazer. Officers recognized the suspect from the 07/08 incident and attempted a traffic stop on the suspect. He did not stop and caused a collision at Dobson and Elliott Rd in Chandler. Upon further investigation Detectives positively identify the suspect as Angelo Moreno and were able to located and place him under arrest later that day. Angelo was charged with Armed Robbery, Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement, Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Marijuana. Great work by all involved.


Crime Stats - June 2017


The following are the top 5 calls for service and arrests for each patrol district -- 06/01/2017 through 06/30/2017. 

To see which district you are in, click on each individual district listed at left to see their map.
 

FIESTA
CENTRAL
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare442Check Welfare423
Subjects Disturbing358Subjects Disturbing379
Other Agency Assist242Other Agency Assist223
Burglary Alarm156Warrant Arrest211
Trespass149Trespass192




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape0Rape1
Robbery5Robbery4
Aggravated Assault14Aggravated Assault15
Breaking & Entering5Breaking & Entering8
Theft31Theft49
GTA2GTA3
Alcohol/DUI51Alcohol/DUI54
Other Assaults37Other Assaults41
Disorderly Conduct31Disorderly Conduct24
Drugs86Drugs81
Fiscal/Forgery11Fiscal/Forgery14
Loitering/Runaway7Loitering/Runaway0
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses6
Vandalism14Vandalism17
All Other
178
All Other306
TOTAL473TOTAL623




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare362Check Welfare398
Subjects Disturbing278Burglary Alarm312
Burglary Alarm217Subjects Disturbing242
Other Agency Assist203Other Agency Assist190
Civil Matter172Civil Matter161




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide1Homicide0
Rape1Rape0
Robbery2Robbery3
Aggravated Assault17Aggravated Assault8
Breaking & Entering9Breaking & Entering6
Theft48Theft58
GTA4GTA0
Alcohol/DUI40Alcohol/DUI39
Other Assaults30Other Assaults29
Disorderly Conduct21Disorderly Conduct14
Drugs66Drugs36
Fiscal/Forgery15Fiscal/Forgery6
Loitering/Runaway7Loitering/Runaway5
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses0
Vandalism20 Vandalism12
All Other120 All Other084
TOTAL402TOTAL300

Monday, July 10, 2017

Axe wielding burglary suspect arrested



On 07/02/17 a male suspect rang the front doorbell to the residence located at 2234 W Edgewood Ave. Upon receiving no reply the suspect entered the back yard and broke out the rear arcadia door with an axe to gain access into the residence. The victim in the house heard the crash and grabbed her phone, and locked herself into the bathroom. The suspect then forced entry into bathroom with the axe. The suspect confronted the victim while holding the axe and demanded cash/money. The suspect grabbed items and fled the residence.

The victim called Mesa Police and an investigation was initiated. Through the course of the investigation a 16 year old juvenile suspect was identified as the person in the video surveillance and probable cause was developed to make an arrest. On 07/06/17 Mesa Police Officers located and placed the suspect under arrest. He has been referred to the Juvenile Court for one count of ARS 1304A4 – Kidnapping, ARS 13-1508A Burglary (1st degree), ARS 1904A1 Armed Robbery, ARS 13-1204A1 Aggravated Assault, and two counts of ARS 13-1506A1 Burglary (3rd Degree).

*** Due to the suspect being a juvenile we will not be releasing further identifying information such as a booking photo or name. ***

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Crime Stats - May 2017

The following are the top 5 calls for service and arrests for each patrol district -- 05/01/2017 through 05/31/2017. 

To see which district you are in, click on each individual district listed at left to see their map.
 

FIESTA
CENTRAL
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare446Check Welfare444
Subjects Disturbing441Subjects Disturbing389
Other Agency Assist252Other Agency Assist264
Civil Matter202Trespass227
Trespass185Warrant Arrest190




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape0Rape1
Robbery3Robbery3
Aggravated Assault15Aggravated Assault11
Breaking & Entering9Breaking & Entering15
Theft40Theft47
GTA1GTA5
Alcohol/DUI86Alcohol/DUI52
Other Assaults48Other Assaults40
Disorderly Conduct38Disorderly Conduct25
Drugs91Drugs84
Fiscal/Forgery15Fiscal/Forgery14
Loitering/Runaway4Loitering/Runaway1
Sex Offenses2Sex Offenses4
Vandalism26Vandalism18
All Other
236
All Other281
TOTAL614TOTAL601




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare393Check Welfare380
Subjects Disturbing306Burglary Alarm279
Other Agency Assist205Subjects Disturbing264
Burglary Alarm202Other Agency Assist223
Civil Matter192Suspicious Activity154




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape0Rape1
Robbery0Robbery0
Aggravated Assault3Aggravated Assault2
Breaking & Entering3Breaking & Entering5
Theft45Theft59
GTA3GTA1
Alcohol/DUI53Alcohol/DUI50
Other Assaults34Other Assaults28
Disorderly Conduct28Disorderly Conduct12
Drugs59Drugs62
Fiscal/Forgery4Fiscal/Forgery6
Loitering/Runaway12Loitering/Runaway2
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses0
Vandalism15 Vandalism7
All Other154 All Other96
TOTAL414TOTAL331