Oro Valley

Saturday, June 16, at 6:23 p.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a residence near Oracle Road and Rancho Vistoso Boulevard in reference to a report of criminal damage. The victim reported a neighbor told him that on Wednesday, June 13 a younger male subject got out of a red vehicle, walked up to the victim’s back wall, picked up a rock and threw it at the side window of his house, breaking the window. The subject fled the area. The victim’s neighbor was unable to get license plate for the vehicle and had no further information. The victim said that he spoke to his son who said he was not having trouble with anyone at school and did not know who might have broken the window. Officers checked the neighborhood for a possible vehicle with negative results and provided the victim with Victim’s Rights and a case number for insurance purposes.

Wednesday, June 13, at 6:20 p.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a residence near Tangerine Road and 1st Avenue in reference to a reported burglary. Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim who said she rented it out as a vacation rental. The homeowner said that tenants had left the residence Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. The housekeeper had come and had left the residence at 6:00 p.m. and the home was locked and secured. The victim arrived to check the residence since renters would be arriving later that week. The victim noticed that the door from the garage into the home was open. When she entered, she noticed that items were in disarray so she left the home and called the police. Officers searched the residence and the victim found that a television, a blue-ray player and an iPod dock had been stolen. The victim said that the items taken had a total value of about $2,800.00 and police issued Victim’s Rights.

Monday, June 11, at approximately 11:36 p.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a report of criminal damage at a residence near Moore Road and La Canada Drive. The victim reported that three teenagers threw water balloons at his vehicle, damaging cell phones and upholstery. The victim reported that the suspect vehicle had been seen last heading southbound on Sage Brook Road from Tangerine Road and he would be waiting there. Upon arrival, police spoke with the victim who had been sitting in his vehicle with a second subject when the occupants of the suspect vehicle threw multiple water balloons at the victim’s vehicle. Two water balloons flew into the open driver’s window and got the car’s interior wet as well as three cell phones on the center console. The victim followed the suspect vehicle. At about midnight police responded to the address of the registered owner of the suspect vehicle. He met with the owner who said that he was driving with two others in the vehicle. The other subjects had intended to throw water balloons at street signs and trashcans, but had decided to throw water balloons at the victim’s vehicle. Police responded to the residences of the two subjects who had thrown the water balloons and both were cited and released for Simple Assault.

Monday, June 11, just after noon Oro Valley Police contacted a victim in reference to theft from a vehicle that occurred at a location near Oracle Road and 1st Avenue. The victim said that on Saturday, June 9 she had dropped her vehicle off at the location for service. At noon the victim returned, paid for the service but left her vehicle parked on the north side of the building. The victim took the keys with her. When the victim returned later that evening, her daughter opened the driver’s door and found a man sleeping in the driver’s seat. The subject woke up and immediately left the area. There was no damage to the vehicle, but the victim found that several items were missing, including two keys, a thumb drive and her vehicle’s registration. Victim’s Rights were mailed.


Wednesday, June 20, Marana Police responded to a residence near Tangerine Road and Dove Mountain Boulevard in reference to a theft. Upon arrival police spoke with the victim who said pieces of landscaping had been stolen from his property between 5 p.m. June 19 and 5 p.m. June 20. He did not have any information on who might be responsible for the theft of his property. The victim said that a potted cactus, a brown exterior light and a copper lamp were taken from his yard. The victim said that he wanted the incident documented for insurance purposes.

Wednesday, June 20 at about 4:17 p.m., Marana Police responded to a park on Coachline Boulevard in reference to a report of criminal damage to the football field. Police met with the reporting party and who said that sometime during the night, an unknown individual had driven their vehicle onto the football field and had torn up the grass. The reporting party showed officers pictures she had taken of the damage. Police observed circular patterns in the grass and could make out the imprint of tire treads. The reporting party said that the damage had occurred between 10 p.m. on June 19 and 4 a.m. on June 20. The reporting party estimated that the cost of repair for the damaged area of the football field was approximately $1,000.

Sunday, June 17 at approximately 11:13 p.m. Marana Police officers were in the area of Camino Martin and Ina Road looking for a man who ran from them. Officers found a man hiding under an RV trailer. After the man was detained he identified himself and said he had traveled from Mexico and had been in the United States for about five days. The man said he was traveling to get onto a train and travel to California. When asked, he said he was in the United States illegally. Officers contacted Border Patrol who responded and took custody of the man.

Sunday, June 17, at 9:30 p.m., Marana Police responded to a residence near Silverbell Road and Cortaro Road for reported shots fired. Upon arrival officers spoke with the homeowner who said he was inside watching television when he heard the front window crack. He said he looked at the front window to see someone had shot it with a BB gun. The homeowner said he only wanted to report the incident in case other residences in the area were also hit. The homeowner said that he did not want to pursue charges if the subjects were located.

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