Gila River Police Department Incident Logs

July 6, 2018


Gila River Police Department


Certain reports may not be available or are currently under investigation which GRPD holds the right to restrict public release.

Incident Log

June 10-16, 2018

Calls for services this week:  639

Arrest made: 77


District One- (Blackwater):

Weapon – The police department was notified of a shooting which occurred at the emergency housing parking lot on Friday night. The suspect vehicle was a described as a white SUV that was seen shooting at a male in the area. It is believe that a tenant at the emergency unit is a suspect. Pictures and casings were processed and placed into evidence.

Status: On-going investigation


District Two – (Sacaton Flats):

No Incidents involving Part 1 Crime


District Three – (Sacaton):

Theft – The victim reported her son’s bicycle was stolen from the carport area of their home. The victim stated there were no identifying markings, and did not have the serial numbers to the bike. The bike has not been seen since it was taken though Officers are currently following up while on patrol.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – Officers were dispatched to an office in Sacaton in reference to a theft. The victim reported the suspect took money that had been placed on a desk. Contact was made with the victim who gave officers the name of who they believed was the suspect. Officers have spoken to the suspect and charges are being forwarded to the law office for review.

Status: Under Investigation


Theft – Officers were dispatched in reference to two bicycles being stolen. The victim reported the two suspects were headed down Seed Farm Rd from Cholla Rd. One of the male juvenile suspects was located and the other did not stop when officers directed them to stop. Both suspects were located and arrested for the theft. The bicycles were returned to the victim and the victim wished to press charges. Both male juveniles were booked into JDRS.

Status: Juveniles were arrested


District Four – (Stotonic Area):

Burglary – Officers were dispatched regarding a call for service involving a burglary. The reporting party/victim stated that the suspect entered the home through an unlocked door and took the victim’s purse. The suspect stated that they were there for another person, whom the victim stated money was owed to the person. The male suspect then left the residence with the victims’ purse running into the desert. The purse was found a short time later down the road. The suspect was not located.

Status:  On-going investigation


District Four (Lone Butte Area):

Aggravated Assault – Officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a female that became upset over family issues. The suspect was described as possibly having a black long barrel rifle in her possession. When officers attempted to make contact with the suspect she ran into the residence and refused to come out. The suspect exited the residence after announcing several commands to come out. The two victims reported that the suspect was down on one knee aiming the weapon at the victims. The weapon was recovered. The weapon was taken and booked into evidence.

Status: Suspect was arrested and booked into DRS


Auto Theft– The victim called the police department to report her vehicle stolen. Upon further investigation it was discover the vehicle was stolen from Wild Horse Pass Casino.

Status:  Under Investigation


Theft– Officers were dispatched to a work site in reference to a stolen wallet. Contact was made with the victim, who stated after leaving the male locker room he realized he left his wallet behind. When he returned to the locker room he discovered his wallet was now gone.

Status:  Under Investigation


Theft– Officers were dispatched to the Phoenix Premium Outlet in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed the reporting party was unloading boxes for a store when a male subject began to talk to the reporting party. When the male subject left the reporting party observed a box was now missing which had been set by the door. The box contained a significant value of clothing for the store. Security was contacted but did not see any suspicious persons carrying the box.

Status:  Under Investigation


District Five (Casa Blanca):

No Incidents involving Part 1 Crime


District Six (Komatke):

Theft – 18-03238 The victim reported her mail was taken which included a check. It was reported to the police a family member/suspect forced their way through the door and took the mail.

Status: Under investigation


Theft – While at the District Six Service Center, the victim left her lunch box on a counter and walked away. A male suspect was then observed taking the lunch box and leaving the area.

Status: Under Investigation


District Seven (Maricopa):

No Incidents Involving Part 1 Crime


Incident Log

June 17-23, 2018

Calls for services this week: 652

Arrest made: 70

District One (Blackwater):

Aggravated Assault – Two subjects arrived at a residence and pointed a shotgun at one of the victim’s and demanded to speak to the second victim. When the second victim ran from the residence, the two suspects ran after him and fired the shotgun. The second victim hid in the desert and was later located unharmed by police. Two shotgun shells were located and entered into evidence.

Status: Under Investigation