Gila River Police Department Incident Logs

March 17, 2017 


Gila River Police Department

Gila River Indian Community 


Gila River Police Department reserves the right to restrict the release of certain reports which may not be available or are currently under investigation. Calls for services this week: 725   Arrest made: 33

Reports from Feb. 26 – March 4, 2017


District One (Blackwater):


No Incidents regarding part 1 crime


District Two (Sacaton Flats):


No incidents regarding part 1 crime


District Three (Sacaton):


No incidents regarding part 1 crime


District Four (Stotonic Area):


Aggravated Assault – Officers responded to a call for shots fired call with a description of a vehicle. Once Officers were in the area they located a vehicle matching the description in the area of Gila Butte housing. As the officer attempted to make contact with the driver, the driver put the vehicle in reverse and accelerated, striking the police vehicle. The Suspect vehicle then fled but was later located. Officers were able to locate the vehicle and were able to determine who had possession of the vehicle. A weapon and ammunition were located in plain view and were determined to be reported stolen out of the City of Maricopa. The suspect was arrested and booked into Jail.

Status: Suspect was arrested


District Four (Lone Butte Area):


Aggravated Assault - The two victims reported that the suspect “flipped out” during a verbal altercation pointing a weapon at the first victim and striking the second victim at least three times in the shoulder with the butt of the stock. The Suspect also punched one of the victims in the face causing her nose to bleed. The suspect was gone prior to officer arrival but was known to the victims. Charges are being forwarded to the law office.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – An employee of the casino reported his bicycle was stolen out of the 1st level parking garage.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – A black 200-400 MM Nikon lens was stolen from the media trailer at the Wildhorse Motorsports Park during the NHRA event.

Status: Under Investigation


District Five (Casa Blanca):


No incidents regarding part 1 crime


District Six (Komatke):


Theft – A casino patron reported her purse was taken while at the Vee Quiva Casino. The victim stated she text the phone that was in her purse and received a text message back stating they did have her purse but would not be returning it. Medication was in her purse that she needed to report as stolen in order to refill the prescription.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – A 50 inch Westinghouse television was taken from the victim’s residence. The victim stated she had been gone from her residence for an extended period of time. When she returned she noticed the television was gone and believes it may have been taken by a family member.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – Officers were requested to a residence regards to a theft. The victim stated that her son took her cell phone and money from her purse, after she would not allow him to use her phone. The suspect was gone prior to officer arrival.

Status: Under Investigation


District Seven (Maricopa):

Weapons- Officers responded to shots fired in the area. Officers were able to make contact with some individuals and weapons were impounded into evidence.

Status: Under Investigation