Assault / ArrestOn September 7 at 3:20 am, Mesa PD officers respond to the 2000 block of East Hampton reference a female bleeding and screaming for help.Upon arrival officers followed a blood trail to an apartment where female could be heard crying inside. A subject, later identified as S/Enrique Carrillo Jr. (26), could be seen barricading the door. Officers gave several commends to open the door and Carrillo stated he did not do anything. Officers began kicking the door and Carrillo eventually opened the door and was detained. The female victim had a significant laceration to her left eye as well as swelling. Carrillo had thrown an item, striking the victim causing the laceration, then took the cell phone from her and broke it when she attempted to call 911. Carrillo was arrested for Assault/DV and preventing the use of a phone during an emergency. During the search incident to arrest, Carrillo began kicking at officers, striking officers in the lower legs. Carrillo was taken to the ground to get under control and sustained a small cut on his chin. Carrillo was booked on Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault DV, Disorderly Conduct DV, and Intentionally Preventing or Interfering with the Use of a Telephone in an Emergency.
Aggravated Assault / Aggravated DUI / Arrest
On September 8 at 7:38 pm, the air unit observed a red convertible sports car traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of 22nd Street and Southern Ave. The air unit observed the vehicle make several other traffic violations and started to direct patrol units into the area. The vehicle entered an apartment complex in the 2100 block of East Southern and drove through exiting on Hampton. A Mesa PD Officer was in the area and observed the vehicle drive past him at a high rate of speed. He attempted a traffic stop and the vehicle failed to yield. The officer did not pursue, but did observe the vehicle run the stop sign at 24th and Holmes. The vehicle then turned north and ran over several bushes on the east side of the road and crashed into the stop sign on the south side of 24th and Hampton. The driver threw an open beer can out of the car and started running southbound. Our officer caught up to the suspect and deployed his Taser. The Taser had limited affect, therefore a physical struggle ensued. As our officer was taking the suspect to the ground they landed on the officer’s hand, causing injuries to his hand. The suspect, Jose Montiel (31), was charged with Aggravated Assault, Aggravated DUI, Unlawful Flight, Driving on a Revoked License, Reckless Driving, Endangerment and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.