Oro Valley

Friday, May 11 at about 11:10 p.m. Oro Valley police responded to an apartment on North Oracle Road in reference to criminal damage. Officers came in contact with the victim in the parking lot of the apartment complex. She told officers that her roommate got upset over a text message from an ex-boyfriend and they began to argue. The victim’s roommate had tried to attack her but others in the apartment held the roommate back. The victim’s roommate had also shattered the sliding glass door and punched holes in the wall. The victim said that she left the apartment so her roommate could calm down. The roommate reported that during her argument with the victim, she had closed the sliding glass door, breaking it unintentionally and then laid down on the ground by the front door and kicked holes in the wall unintentionally. The victim’s roommate was arrested for Domestic Violence Criminal Damage at approximately 11:26 p.m. The victim’s roommate was booked into Pima County Jail for Domestic Violence Criminal Damage and Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct. Victim’s rights were issued to the victim, who wants to press charges.

Thursday, May 10 at approximately 1:58 p.m. Oro Valley police responded to the area of East Oracle Road and El Conquistador Way in reference to a large party where there had been a report of a fight. The reporting party said that 2 unidentified males had been fighting with an additional unidentified male and that one of them appeared to be unconscious. Officers arrived at the resident sand spoke with a female who was leaving the party. She said that she knew the victim of the assault and identified him. She said that the victim had been struck in the head, but had left the residence with his girlfriend. Officers attempted to make contact at the residence. A second female leaving the party said that people did not want to leave the house because there had been under age drinking occurring inside. An officer made contact with the victim who hung up the phone when the officer identified himself. The 2 females leaving the party were both released to sober drivers and left without further incident.

Wednesday, May 9 at 9:51 a.m. Oro Valley police spoke with an employee from a pool care company in reference to the report of items stolen from a client’s swimming pool. The employee said that the homeowner was out of town. The employee reported that he had arrived at the residence at 9:00 a.m. to clean the pool and discovered that the creepy crawler pool surface cleaner and plastic pump basket filter was missing. The employee said that when he had cleaned the pool on Wednesday, May 2 both items were there. The employee added that when he arrived to clean the pool May 9, he found an older version of a pool surface cleaner on the bottom of the pool that was not hooked up properly. He said that it looked like someone had taken the original creepy crawler and replaced it with an older, lower quality item. Officers contacted the homeowner by telephone. The homeowner explained that the home had been vacant for 2 months and prior to that he had been renting it out. The home had just been sold, but had not closed yet, so it was still his. The homeowner said that he did not want to prosecute due to the low worth of the stolen items.

Monday, May 7 at approximately 11:45 a.m. Oro Valley police responded to an Oro Valley house in reference to a complaint that the residents had stolen landscaping material from the Homeowner’s Association common area in the neighborhood. The reporting party said that a male and female loaded landscaping material into a truck and took it to a nearby home. Officers responded to the address and saw the truck parked on the driveway with landscape stones in the truck bed. Officers contacted the residents who reported that they had gotten the stones from a wash area in the neighborhood. Officers explained that the location was private property, which belonged to the HOA and it was unlawful for them to remove the landscape materials. The residents said they didn’t know the wash was part of the HOA and that they weren’t allowed to take the stones. They apologized and agreed to return them. Officers waited while the male resident returned the rocks to the wash.

Sunday, May 6 at 2:56 a.m. Oro Valley police stopped a vehicle traveling at a consistently high rate of speed on Camino De La Tierra. The female driver’s preliminary breath test gave a reading of .217 and she was arrested for DUI. The male passenger’s preliminary breath test gave a reading of .050 and he was cited and released for Under 21 with alcohol in system. The vehicle belonged to the driver’s mother, who was contacted and gave her consent for the vehicle to be searched. Officers found a tin can with marijuana in it under the passenger seat. The male passenger said that the marijuana did not belong to him. The driver was cited for DUI, DUI with a blood alcohol content of .08 or above and Under 21 with alcohol in system while driving. The driver was cited and released to a third party.


Tuesday, May 15 at approximately 4:40 p.m. Marana police were dispatched in reference to a theft. The victim said that on Wednesday, May 9, tools were stolen out of the back of his truck while parked at a store on Costco Drive. The next day, the victim noticed his tools were missing and returned to the store. After speaking with management, the victim received a phone call from the store telling him that the location the truck was parked could possibly have surveillance coverage. The victim estimates the total loss to be approximately $400.00. He was unable to provide any possibly leads or suspect information. Victim’s Rights were mailed to the victim.

Tuesday, May 15 at 1:33 a.m. Marana police were conducting a check of the business area of 3800 block of West Ina Road. Police observed an older, white pick-up truck parked near a dumpster with a male subject going through it. Officers recognized the subject from previous law enforcement contact. The subject said that he was looking for flowers. Officers asked if she had written permission to be on the property. The subject answered that he did not have written permission, but that the security guard allowed him to go through the dumpster. Records check revealed the vehicle belonged to the subject. Officers informed the subject that he had been warned too many times and would be charged with Town Code 11-1-1, remaining or parking on another’s property. The subject said that he understood and he should have known better. The subject was given a court date which he signed and agreed to appear.

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