On Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 12:48 p.m. Oro Valley police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from the 8000 block of North Peppersauce Drive. The victim said some time between 10 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., someone took her 1999 Honda van from her garage. The garage door was open, the car was unlocked and the keys to the car where inside of it. On Wednesday, Aug. 22, at about 12:41 a.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department was told about a car that had been sitting at the pumps for about an hour. The car was the one stolen out of Oro Valley. The victim didn’t notice anything missing from inside the car, but there were some on the outside of the vehicle that weren’t there before.
On Sunday, Aug. 19, at about 11:21 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Walmart at 7951 N. Oracle Road in response to a theft. The victim told police she was leaving work and saw a man at the passenger side of her car. She then went to go back in the store and the man ran away. While driving home, she noticed her purse was missing from the passenger seat of her car. The victim had about $224 worth of items inside the purse.
On Sunday, Aug. 19, at about 4:35 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Circle K at 8035 N. Oracle Road in response to two people taking two 30-packs of beer. An officer who was nearby was told they left running on foot towards Cool Drive and initially responded by looking for the suspects. After being unable to find anyone, the officer responded to the store. The employee said the suspects, who were about 18 to 20 years old, walked in, grabbed the beer and left after a brief discussion about not being able to sell beer at that time of day. The value of the beer was $1.59 per can, totaling $95.40.
On Saturday, Sept. 1, at 9:47 a.m., Marana police received a call about a fight on the 6500 block of West Wilhoit Way. Police were told that two people who were involved in the fight left. Police found a car matching the description and had the driver pull over. The two told police that they went over to the house where a man was working on their motorcycle. While discussing the work that had and hadn’t been done on the bike, two of the men started shoving and fighting. The third person got between the two and broke up the fight. Neither party wanted to press charges.
On Friday, Aug. 31, at 3:49 p.m., Marana police responded to the Sportsman’s Warehouse at 3945 West Costco Dr. in response to a theft. The Loss Prevention Manager noticed two individuals acting suspicious in the BB Gun and Airsoft section of the store. The manager saw the suspects take two boxes of gas cartrages off the shelf and put them in their pockets. They were stopped as they tried to leave the store without paying. Police arrested, cited and released the two.
On Monday, Aug. 27, at 10:57 a.m., Marana police responded to the Cal Portland Cement Company at 6601 N .Casa Grande Highway in response to a theft. The victim told police that an Allmand Brothers portable light tower had been taken from the property within the last six months. The light tower is valued at $2,000.
On Sunday, Aug. 26, at about 1:07 p.m., Marana police responded to the Walgreens at the corner of Ina and Thornydale roads. The manager told police some time in the past 24 hours some had broken the handle on the storage rack of propane bottles and taken 16 tanks. The damage and theft was valued at $960.