Oro  Valley

On Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9:14 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Kohl’s at 7785 N. Oracle Rd. in response to a report of theft. A man with security at the story saw a Hispanic man, who appeared to be in his early 20s, come into the store. He removed the security devises from four Hello Kitty watches, put the watches in his jacket and the cases back on the shelf. The man then ran outside to a waiting Ford Explorer and drove off. The total value for the watches was $219.98.


On Thursday, Dec. 13, at about 8:19 a.m., Oro Valley police spoke with a man over the phone about fraud. The man said he won an auction on eBay for a digital camera for $987. After sending the money, via PayPal to the seller, a box was shipped. When the box arrived, all that was in it was a brick and what appeared to be feces. 


On Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 8 a.m., Oro Valley police at Canyon Del Oro High School learned that two students had marijuana. The students tried to run from the school security, but were stopped. One of the students fell while trying to run,  fell and cut his knees. When police arrived, beside the seated students, there was a baggie of marijuana, some matches, and a water bottle. Both students were charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and possession of marijuana in a drug free zone. They were paper referred to the Pima County Juvenile Court and released to their parents.


On Monday, Dec. 10, at 5:45 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of a burglary at an apartment at 8215 N. Oracle Rd. A woman told police that her Ibanez acoustic guitar was missing, which is valued at $500. She noticed it missing a few days prior when she came home to find her front door unlocked.


On Monday, Dec. 10, Oro Valley police spoke with a student at Canyon Del Oro High School whose parents emailed the school saying he was assaulted. The student told police that while heading to his bus in the afternoon, he was tackled from behind. He cut his knee and his Oakley sunglasses fell off and were scratched. The boy who tackled him later agreed to pay for a new $90 lens for the glasses.


On Sunday, Dec. 9, at about 12:56 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the area of Suffolk Drive and Village Ave. after receiving a call from a person who heard the sound of breaking glass and a woman screaming followed by the woman telling someone not to come back. When police found the location of the disturbance, they met with a woman who appeared to be intoxicated in the driveway and her husband in the house. A window on the house was broken and the door had been kicked repeatedly. The man told police that in trying to keep his wife from driving somewhere, they got into an argument where she bit him. The husband then locked his wife outside. That is when she kicked the door until her husband opened it. She then slapped him and then went outside, which is when police arrived. The woman was arrested for Domestic Violence with assault and criminal damage. Police also found that she had a warrant for her arrest for failing to appear for a traffic offense out of Tucson. She was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center. 


On Monday, Dec. 24, at 6:55 p.m., Marana police responded to the Walmart at 8280 N. Cortaro in response to a shoplifting in progress. When police arrived, the woman, who was stopped by a security personal, said, “I took them because I wanted my kids to have a good Christmas. I know I shouldn’t have stolen them. I’m sorry.” Inside the woman’s purse were numerous Nintendo DS games. She was arrested for shoplifting, and released at the scene. 


On Monday, Dec. 24, at 12:54 p.m., Marana police responded to the Kohl’s at 5850 W. Arizona Pavilions in response to a stolen car. The victim told police that she went shopping, and was gone for an hour. When she returned, her car was gone. The cameras from the store did not show anything, as they were shifted when the car was stolen. Police did not find any signs of forced entry where the car was parked, like broken glass. 


On Monday, Dec. 24, at about 9:27 a.m., Marana police responded to an apartment on West Aerie Drive in response to a stolen washer and dryer. The victim told police that some time within the past few days someone took the washer and dryer from the unit. The total value for the two appliances was $1,400.


On Monday, Dec. 24, at 7:19 a.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 7100 block of West Maple Ridge in response to criminal damage. The victim told police that her car, which her daughter regularly uses, had been damaged. The rear, driver’s side window was shattered with two small holes. Inside the car, police found a small bb pellet, which was consistent with the damage. There was a small dent and paint chip on the door. 


On Sunday, Dec. 23, at 8:57 p.m., Marana police responded to the Kohl’s at 5850 W. Arizona Pavilions in response to a theft in progress. When police arrived, they saw a person with security from the story trying to stop a woman. When police arrived, the woman said, “I did nothing wrong. I forgot to pay for that stuff at the bottom.” While in the store, the woman took items from her cart basket and placed them on the bottom of the basket. She bought items, but did not make any attempt to pay for the items. She was arrested for shoplifting and was cited and released. 

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