Oro Valley

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 12:41 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of damaged tires on the 12300 block of North Mount Bigelow Road. The victim said sometime between 9 the night prior and 6:45 the morning of the call, someone had intentionally punctured all four tires on his van, which was parked in his driveway. The estimated cost to repair the tires was $800.

On Sunday, Jan. 8, at about 9:57 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of a man passed out in the driver’s seat of his car while parked in the drive-thru of the McDonald’s at 10795 N. Oracle Rd. When police arrived, the car described to police was seen leaving westbound on 1st Avenue. The vehicle was traveling 28 miles-per-hour in a 45 mph zone when police attempted to pull the car over. The car pulled over about a quarter of a mile later. The responding police officer then turned the traffic stop over to a DUI officer, helped transport the dogs that were in the car to the suspects’ house and helped place the man under arrest and took him to the police station.

On Sunday, Jan. 8, at about 3:10 p.m., Oro Valley police talked with a person over the phone who wanted to report some vandalism. The victim said he owns a house on the 200 block of East Kara Place. He said sometime within the last few weeks the covers on a gate sensor had been broken by what he thought was by someone kicking it. He also said about five lights along the driveway had been knocked over and the lamps had been broken. Damage to the gate sensor was estimated at $400.

On Sunday, Jan. 8, at about 9:45 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a theft of a power generator on the 10300 block of North Hacienda Hermosa Drive. The generator was inside a compartment on the backside of a camper. The generator was estimated at $2,300 and damage to his trailer was valued at about $1,700.


On Jan. 9, at 2:12 p.m., Marana police responded to a call regarding criminal damage to a vehicle. Upon the officer’s arrival, the victim reported she found her van with graffiti on the driver’s side and hood, with estimated damages of $1,000. The victim told the officer she had seen her van the previous night with no graffiti, and that should a suspect be apprehended, she would like to press charges.

On Jan. 9, at 3:54 p.m., Marana police responded in regards to criminal damage near Dove Mountain Blvd. The responding officer spoke with the volunteer unit who discovered a broken building window. Upon entering the facility, police reported no further damage or missing items. The officer made contact with the property owner, who reported there was no further damage or missing items from inside. The property owner has declined prosecution.

On Jan. 10, at 2:35 p.m., Marana police responded to a burglary call at FLSmidth Krebs. The responding officer reported the fenced commercial lot had been entered by force on two separate occasions. The officer met with a manager, who reported $18,000 worth of missing equipment. The manager reported he found the chain used to lock the gate had been cut, allowing the suspect entrance to the yard. The victim also reported a burglary had taken place at another business location, which the responding officer visited. The manager told the officer a copper water line and air conditioning water lines had been cut. The manager told the officer he believed the suspect was attempting to steal the copper lines. At this time, no suspects have been identified.

On Jan. 11 at 10:33 A.M., Marana police responded to a call regarding theft from a motor vehicle near Costco Dr. The victim reported he was parked at the north end of Home Depot. The next day, the victim reported several missing items, including a screw gun, drill bit set, and hammer drill. It is undetermined whether the theft occurred at the Home Depot or at the victim’s home, where he was parked overnight. The responding officer reviewed surveillance footage, but was unable to find a camera that viewed the Home Depot parking lot where the victim was parked. The incident concluded with no arrests, and the victim was given Victim’s Rights information.

 On Jan. 11, at 11:00 A.M., Marana police responded to a call regarding theft from a motor vehicle. The victim reported her vehicle had been entered between 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 10, and 10:30 A.M. on Jan. 11. The victim’s vehicle was parked in the driveway in front of her house. The victim reported an XM radio and bag of clothes had been taken. Police have no suspects at the time.

On Jan. 11, at 12:54 p.m., Marana police responded to a call regarding stolen property from a vehicle. The victim reported he left his phone and driver’s license in the center console of his vehicle while taking a walk. Upon return, the victim noticed his cell phone was still in the console, but his driver’s license was missing. The victim has declined prosecution.

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