Chandler Police Looking for G.A.I.N. Participants

The Chandler Police Department is seeking out neighborhood groups interested in this year’s annual G.A.I.N. event.  The kick-off for the G.A.I.N. event is September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at our Main Police Station, 250 E. Chicago St. 

Chandler Man Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

On August 29, 2017, 47-year-old Patrick Robert McFarlin was arrested by the Chandler Police Department and charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. There are currently a number of victims, but Detectives believe additional victims may exist.

Traffic Unit to Conduct Labor Day DUI Task Force

The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Unit will participate in a DUI Task Force over the Labor Day weekend. Please remember to always wear your seatbelt and either designate a driver or call for a ride when alcohol consumption is a part of your holiday celebration.

Arrest Made in Double Homicide

On Saturday, August 26, 2017 around 9:00PM a shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Laguna Village Apartments located at 286 West Palomino Drive.  Two people were killed and a third suffered life-threatening injuries. On August 27, 2017 at approximately 3:00PM, Taron Lavelle Watkins was identified as the possible shooter and arrested in Scottsdale.

Detectives Seeking Additional Witnesses to Homicide

In the early evening of Saturday, August 26th, a homicide occurred in the parking lot of an apartment complex at Arizona Avenue and Palomino Drive. Investigators are seeking out any additional witnesses to this crime.

Detectives Looking for Witnesses to Fatal Collision

On August 4, 2017, around 3:20 AM, a fatal two-vehicle collision occurred at the Dobson Road and Warner Road intersection. Criminal charges are pending. Investigators believe there are additional witnesses to this collision.

Shooting Suspect Apprehended

On Monday, July 31st, 29-year-old Robert Lee Antone, Jr. shot a store clerk at the Valero located at 2945 E. Riggs Rd. He was eventually apprehended on the Gila River Indian Community, but not before shooting at officers, and striking a passer-by at Arizona Ave. and Pecos Rd.