Sunday afternoon at about 6 p.m., Officers Joe Plato and Jeremy Holmes responded to a disturbance call at a business in the 4300 block of Southwest Drive. APD dispatch had been notified by a store employee concerning an alleged theft involving a male subject that was refusing to identify himself while detained. Officers contacted the involved parties. The investigation revealed that the male subject had been contacted outside of the store by asset protection employees after leaving the store with unpaid merchandise. Approximately $144 in merchandise was recovered. The male subject was arrested for misdemeanor Theft and warned not to return to store premises.
Sunday night at about 9:30 p.m., Officers Jake Allred and Chris Volirakis responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 3800 block of Santa Monica Drive. APD dispatch had been contacted by a person claiming a female friend was on the phone and that an incident involving the female friend and her husband was in-progress and could be overheard by phone. The concerned friend reported that she heard the husband yelling at his wife and making threats while allegedly in possession of a firearm. Officers arrived and contacted the involved parties. The investigation revealed that the husband pointed a rifle at his spouse during a verbal altercation and placed the spouse in fear of imminent bodily injury. Witnesses were contacted during the investigation. A rifle was seized as part of the investigation. The victim requested an emergency protective order. The husband was arrested for felony Aggravated Assault (family violence). This investigation continues.