Police and Crime

Oro Valley

On Thursday, Jan. 2, at about 8:43 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of domestic violence at a house near Oracle Road and Rancho Vistoso Blvd. The caller told police that a man, who she has let stay at her house, stole some items. After which she didn’t want to let him back in the house because of the theft. The man then walked around the house banging on windows and doors and ended up breaking a window. Instead of leaving, the man begged the woman for a blanket so he could sleep on the front porch. When police arrived, they found the man, lying on the front porch, covered with a blanket. The man admitted to breaking the window but denied stealing anything. He was arrested for domestic violence criminal damage, and told he would be arrested for trespassing if he returned to the house. He was transported and booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center. It is estimated to cost $100 to fix the window. 


On Tuesday, Dec. 31, at about 4 p.m., a woman spoke to Oro Valley police over the phone about fraudulent charges on her credit card. She told police that her bank told her that her credit card had been used to buy things from Walmart three times, all of which the victim didn’t do. She told police that two times a total of five deer stands were delivered to her house. She also told police that a fraudulent PayPal account had been made using her information and used to buy $953 worth of stuff.


On Monday, Dec. 30, at 11:59 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to an apartment at 8851 N. Oracle Road in response to criminal damage. A woman said she heard a loud bang on her sliding glass door. When she looked at it, she noticed it had been broken by something.

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