Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Armed Robbery - Attempt to Identify

Case #20170840666
On March 25, 2017 at 8:47pm, the pictured suspect entered the Subway at 1840 W. Southern Ave. and approached the counter. The suspect produced a black handgun, which he pointed at the victim. The suspect stated, "Give me the money" and "Give me everything you've got." The suspect held out a small black bank bag for the victim to place the money from the register in. The suspect then walked out of the store and went eastbound.

The suspect is described as a Black male wearing a red zippered hoody, wearing a red mask with eye holes cut out, black sweat pants.

The handgun is described as black in color, possibly a Sig-Sauer brand.

If you have any information, please contact Detective Sullivan at 480-644-3512 (during regular business hours) or 
You can remain anonymous.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Theft of Credit Card - Attempt to Identify

Case #2017-0250393
A vehicle burglary occurred in Chandler between 2:30am on January 24, 2017 and 5:30 am on January 25, 2017; several credit cards were taken. On January 25, 2017 at 4:19am, the female pictured here used the victim's stolen credit cards at the Walmart at 1710 S. Greenfield in Mesa.

If you have any information, please contact Detective Spina at 480-644-3746 (normal business hours) or use any of the following methods to submit the information. You can remain anonymous.

Use our online form found here – (https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtipforms/webform.aspx?id=51&AgencyID=836.)  Please fill in the case number in the Case Number field under Incident Information.
or
Text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD.
or
Call our non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Circle K Robbery - Attempt to Identify

On 03-29-17 at 7:30 p.m., a black male wearing a black shirt over his head and face entered the Circle K located at 753 W Baseline Rd. carrying a black bag. The male walked behind the counter while the clerk was assisting customers and demanded money. The suspect removed a known amount of currency from the register and cartons of cigarettes from a display and placed them in the bag prior to exiting the store. No vehicle or weapons were seen.

Suspect description:
  • Light skinned black male 
  • black shirt over face
  • black glove on right hand
  • shirtless with a large scar/blemish on left side of back

Below are surveillance photos of the suspect, including an image of the scar/blemish on his back.



Please submit any information regarding the crime or identity of the suspect through one of the following. You can remain anonymous.

  • Text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD; or
  • Call our non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2.

Crime Stats - March


The following are the top 5 calls for service and arrests for each patrol district -- 03/01/2017 through 03/31/2017. 

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 Welfare399Check Welfare372
Subjects Disturbing374Subjects Disturbing357
Other Agency Assist212Warrant Arrest218
Civil Matter196Other Agency Assist207
Loud Music/Noise167Trespass192




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape0Rape3
Robbery5Robbery10
Aggravated Assault12Aggravated Assault10
Breaking & Entering4Breaking & Entering6
Theft49Theft44
GTA2GTA0
Alcohol/DUI49Alcohol/DUI38
Other Assaults50Other Assaults41
Disorderly Conduct32Disorderly Conduct33
Drugs76Drugs71
Fiscal/Forgery11Fiscal/Forgery11
Loitering/Runaway2Loitering/Runaway9
Sex Offenses1Sex Offenses1
Vandalism21Vandalism16
All Other
225
All Other266
TOTAL539TOTAL559




RED MOUNTAIN
SUPERSTITION
Call TypeFrequencyCall TypeFrequency
Check Welfare406Check Welfare372
Subjects Disturbing330Subjects Disturbing280
Other Agency Assist210Burglary Alarm251
Suspicious Activity210Other Agency Assist201
Civil Matter186Suspicious Activity174




ArrestsFrequencyArrestsFrequency
Homicide0Homicide0
Rape2Rape0
Robbery4Robbery2
Aggravated Assault10Aggravated Assault5
Breaking & Entering6Breaking & Entering6
Theft46Theft70
GTA2GTA1
Alcohol/DUI26Alcohol/DUI43
Other Assaults29Other Assaults22
Disorderly Conduct21Disorderly Conduct18
Drugs61Drugs37
Fiscal/Forgery11Fiscal/Forgery7
Loitering/Runaway4Loitering/Runaway6
Sex Offenses3Sex Offenses2
Vandalism21 Vandalism10
All Other120 All Other106
TOTAL366TOTAL335

Monday, April 3, 2017

Armed Robbery - Attempt to Identify

On March 22 at 1:40am, the two suspects pictured walked into the Circle K at 310 N Mesa Drive and began taking food from the shelves. They both walked toward the front door with the items in their hands. A customer stood between the suspects and the door and told them they had to pay for the food. The male suspect threatened to 'cut' the customer and pulled out a folding knife from his pants pocket and opened the blade. Both suspects left the store and were last seen running south on Mesa Drive, then east on 3rd Place.

Please submit any information regarding the crime or identity of the suspect(s) through one of the following. You can remain anonymous. 

  • Text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD; or
  • Call our non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2.

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