Scottsdale Police have arrested 12 juveniles stemming from fights and other acts of violence involving a group of students from Mohave Middie School and Saguaro High School last month. Multiple interviews were conducted and numerous videos were reviewed before suspects could be positively identified and arrested.
The incidents occurred after school and off campus in all circumstances.
Authorities have not released the names of the involved juveniles.
Four juveniles were also arrested for robbing another juvenile in the late afternoon on Friday, August 18 at Fashion Square Mall. They were reportedly involved in the earlier fight at the Bashas’ on the same day.
Three juveniles were arrested for assaulting another juvenile after school on Monday, August 21 at the McDonald’s located at McDonald Dr and Granite Reef Rd.
Some of the students arrested for the August 18 fight at the Bashas were eligible for and have been referred to the Restorative Justice Intervention Program. Criminal charges are not filed with the court pending the juvenile defendants’ successful completion of the program requirements.
The other cases have been referred to the juvenile court system