Thursday, March 9, 2017

Sexual Exploitation Arrest

On March 8th, 2017, Mesa Police Detectives arrested Michael Francis Rapp for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Rapp became the subject of investigation when detectives discovered he may be downloading images of child pornography.

Through investigative means, detectives determined that 104 images of child pornography were downloaded to Rapp’s home within a span of 11 days. A search warrant was obtained and served. During the search, various electronic devices were collected.

While examining the electronic devices, detectives discovered 26 videos and thousands of images containing child pornography. Rapp was arrested on March 8th, 2017 at his home. He refused to speak to detectives. Rapp was booked for 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a class 2 felony.

This is an example of outstanding work by Mesa Police Detectives. Any crimes that exploit or endanger children are always of the highest priority to the Mesa Police Department. If you have any information regarding Sexual Exploitation or Sexual Abuse of children, please call the Mesa Police at 480-644-2211.


Michael Francis Rapp

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Crime Stats - February


The following are the top 5 calls for service and arrests for each patrol district -- 02/01/2017 through 02/28/2017. 

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 Welfare380Check Welfare345
Subjects Disturbing379Subjects Disturbing322
Other Agency Assist209Other Agency Assist204
Loud Music/Noise166Warrant Arrest172
Trespass157Trespass161




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide1
Rape1Rape1
Robbery6Robbery1
Aggravated Assault8Aggravated Assault12
Breaking & Entering5Breaking & Entering12
Theft50Theft61
GTA2GTA2
Alcohol/DUI58Alcohol/DUI55
Other Assaults39Other Assaults39
Disorderly Conduct23Disorderly Conduct37
Drugs84Drugs98
Fiscal/Forgery8Fiscal/Forgery10
Loitering/Runaway2Loitering/Runaway1
Sex Offenses2Sex Offenses2
Vandalism13Vandalism18
All Other
199
All Other229 
TOTAL500TOTAL579




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare311Check Welfare324
Subjects Disturbing269Subjects Disturbing226
Other Agency Assist179Burglary Alarm188
Suspicious Activity173Other Agency Assist185
Civil Matter148Suspicious Activity160




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape1Rape0
Robbery1Robbery1
Aggravated Assault13Aggravated Assault7
Breaking & Entering12Breaking & Entering5
Theft55Theft49
GTA0GTA3
Alcohol/DUI37Alcohol/DUI25
Other Assaults27Other Assaults19
Disorderly Conduct21Disorderly Conduct18
Drugs67Drugs42
Fiscal/Forgery9Fiscal/Forgery8
Loitering/Runaway8Loitering/Runaway5
Sex Offenses2Sex Offenses3
Vandalism11 Vandalism16
All Other123All Other71
TOTAL387TOTAL272

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Robbery Arrest

On March 5, 2017 at 7:00pm, the manager of Fry's at 1245 W Main Street was robbed at gunpoint inside the store. Officers were in the area quickly; a sergeant saw a suspect matching the given description in the front yard of a home in the 1200 block of W Pepper and confronted him at gunpoint as several other officers arrived. The suspect was taken into custody. He made several incriminating statements as he was being handcuffed. Cash and a handgun was found on him. Three positive identifications were made. The suspect, a juvenile, was booked for Armed Robbery.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Crime Stats - January 2017


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

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 Welfare444Check Welfare378
Subjects Disturbing418Subjects Disturbing335
Other Agency Assist207Other Agency Assist209
Civil Matter202Warrant Arrest207
Loud Music/Noise191Trespass182




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide1Homicide0
Rape0Rape1
Robbery6Robbery6
Aggravated Assault10Aggravated Assault6
Breaking & Entering8Breaking & Entering3
Theft57Theft66
GTA2GTA4
Alcohol/DUI62Alcohol/DUI55
Other Assaults41Other Assaults36
Disorderly Conduct24Disorderly Conduct24
Drugs94Drugs74
Fiscal/Forgery11Fiscal/Forgery12
Loitering/Runaway2Loitering/Runaway2
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses2
Vandalism28Vandalism23
All Other
212
All Other241
TOTAL559TOTAL555




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare375Check Welfare384
Subjects Disturbing286Subjects Disturbing228
Other Agency Assist207Other Agency Assist206
Suspicious Activity178Burglary Alarm194
Burglary Alarm176Suspicious Activity157




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape0Rape1
Robbery3Robbery3
Aggravated Assault4Aggravated Assault9
Breaking & Entering4Breaking & Entering12
Theft58Theft82
GTA3GTA0
Alcohol/DUI41Alcohol/DUI36
Other Assaults33Other Assaults25
Disorderly Conduct23Disorderly Conduct8
Drugs75Drugs36
Fiscal/Forgery9Fiscal/Forgery7
Loitering/Runaway2Loitering/Runaway0
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses0
Vandalism22 Vandalism11
All Other110 All Other75
TOTAL388TOTAL305

Theft of Means of Transportation - Attempt to Identify

On November 14, 2016 in the 6300 block of East Hannibal Street, the victim's 1985 Moped was displayed in his driveway for sale. The suspect below arrived in the listed vehicle and spoke to the victim about the scooter. After a brief conversation, the victim allowed the suspect to test ride the Moped. The suspect never returned.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American male; wearing a white T-shirt with blue and red striped.

The vehicle is a white 4-door Crown Victoria or Grand Marquis.

The Moped's vehicle identification number is JYA5U9001FC132556 and did not have a license plate.

If you have any information about the identity of the suspect or the incident itself, please contact Detective MaGee at 480-644-4259.


Thursday, January 19, 2017

Crime Stats - December


The following are the top 5 calls for service and arrests for each patrol district -- 12/01/2016 through 12/31/2016. 

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 Welfare431Check Welfare402
Subjects Disturbing342Subjects Disturbing386
Loud Music/Noise231Other Agency Assist262
Other Agency Assist189Trespass190
Civil Matter181Warrant Arrest189




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide1Homicide0
Rape0Rape0
Robbery3Robbery3
Aggravated Assault18Aggravated Assault13
Breaking & Entering1Breaking & Entering6
Theft56Theft76
GTA2GTA5
Alcohol/DUI73Alcohol/DUI49
Other Assaults43Other Assaults54
Disorderly Conduct30Disorderly Conduct30
Drugs86Drugs62
Fiscal/Forgery15Fiscal/Forgery16
Loitering/Runaway2Loitering/Runaway3
Sex Offenses4Sex Offenses4
Vandalism15Vandalism26
All Other
192
All Other282
TOTAL541TOTAL629




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare378Check Welfare361
Subjects Disturbing292Subjects Disturbing273
Other Agency Assist198Burglary Alarm228
Burglary Alarm192Other Agency Assist217
Civil Matter160Suspicious Activity156




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape2Rape1
Robbery3Robbery1
Aggravated Assault7Aggravated Assault5
Breaking & Entering5Breaking & Entering2
Theft65Theft50
GTA1GTA1
Alcohol/DUI58Alcohol/DUI33
Other Assaults24Other Assaults16
Disorderly Conduct16Disorderly Conduct8
Drugs65Drugs42
Fiscal/Forgery13Fiscal/Forgery9
Loitering/Runaway5Loitering/Runaway4
Sex Offenses2Sex Offenses0
Vandalism22 Vandalism17
All Other108 All Other95
TOTAL396TOTAL284