Suspect Found Gabriel Jaramillo

Height: 6'2

Weight: 198

Eyes:   Brown

He was wearing a Tan hat, white t-shirt and tennis shoes
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              Found Gabriel Jaramillo


Lt. Tim Scott

For Immediate Release

Outstanding Homicide Suspect Captured

Gabriel Jaramillo who was wanted in connection with a Homicide in Eagar AZ and also wanted

for numerous counts of aggravated assault on police in Gila County has been taken into custody.

Gabriel Jaramillo was located and taken into custody by Gila County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Keith

Thompson, Deputy Wayne Dorsett and an Arizona Department of Public Safety Special

Operations Officer while Flagstaff DPS Ranger was flying overhead.

The Sheriff’s Office received a report from a local boater who said a subject approached their

boat while they were swimming on the North side of Roosevelt Lake across from windy hill.

The subject was dirty and wanting water and then got into the lake. The boater left the subject

and called the Sheriff’s Office to report the incident.

Sgt. Thompson and the AZ DPS Special Operations Officer responded to the Windy Hill boat

ramp and Deputy Dorsett responded in a Sheriff’s Office Patrol Boat. They met up with the

reporting boater who directed them to the location of the subject on the North side of Roosevelt

lake East of Salome cove. All officers then used the boat to get across Roosevelt and found the

subject who was visually identified as Gabriel Jaramillo.

Gabriel was taken into custody and flown to the Gila County Sheriff’s Office Roosevelt substation

where he was checked by Tonto Basin Fire and then transported to Cobra Valley

Regional Medical Center for evaluation with the assistance of the Gilbert Police Department

Special Operations Unit. The suspect was complaining of back pain due to falling down a cliff

with no other injuries present.

This has been a long and dangerous search for this subject and Sheriff John Armer would like to

thank the vigilant boater who reported seeing this subject and the following agencies who

assisted in the almost 5 day search. AZ Department of Public Safety (Patrol, Special Operations

and Ranger Helicopters), AZ Department of Corrections K-9 and tracking teams, Globe Police

Department, Miami Police Department, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Aviation, Mesa Police

Aviation, Phoenix Police Aviation, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Aviation and Patrol,

Gilbert Police Special Operations, US Marshals Service, Apache County Sheriff’s Office and

Eagar Police Department.

P.O. Box 311, Globe, AZ 85502 – Phone: (928)425-4449 – Toll Free: (800) 635-8017 – Fax: (928) 425-5674

108 Main St., Payson, AZ 85541 – Phone: (928)474-2208 – Toll Free: (866) 866-4452 – Fax: (928) 474-0614