At just after 2 AM a female RP near Bombay Drive and Lake Havasu Avenue advised dispatch of a friend that was on her back porch yelling at her that there are knives on her back porch.
Officers arrived in the area but were unable to immediately locate the subject (PD history had contact previously with him for Organized Retail Theft, with a misdemeanor warrant out of Scottsdale PD for Assault). Officers expanded their search on foot.
At just after 3 AM the RP called back stating that the male subject returned to the residence by the rear slider, and all the knives from the residence were now missing.
Subject was seen by officers running north from the location.
Officers checked Beefeater Lane and to the east near a the wash.
Inaudible by officer still at the residence – “… knives were thrown at the wall…”
Officers located the subject walking south towards Tanqueray. Officers made contact with the subject.