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Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:31 am

Oro Valley

On Friday, May 4 at approximately 2:34 p.m. Oro Valley Police responded to the area of La Canada Drive and Linda Vista Blvd in reference to a report of vandalism to a Jesse Kelly campaign sign. Upon arrival, the officer found the sign to have two black and yellow placards attached to them, saying “Repeal Obama Care” and “Protect Medicare”. The placards appeared to be attached with clear tape. The responding officer also found the same placards attached to a Jesse Kelly campaign sign at Lambert Lane and La Canada Drive. There was a report of a white male seen in the area, but no other information.

On Thursday, May 3 Oro Valley Police were dispatched to a restaurant on Oracle Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. The responding officer made contact with the victim who said that she had been drinking at the restaurant the previous night. She left at 3:00 a.m. with friends because she was too intoxicated to drive. After drinking more, she was picked up by her friend and stayed at his house. She was dropped off at the restaurant Thursday at 10:00 a.m. to pick up her vehicle, but was unable to find it. The victim did not remember if she locked her vehicle, but stated that she was the only one with a key. The vehicle was found at 4:00 a.m. Thursday in front of apartment homes on N. La Cholla Blvd. The officer then called the victim to see if she had driven her vehicle to the apartment complex and she said no. The officer then informed her that her vehicle had been recovered and where she could find it.

On Tuesday, May 1 at approximately 1:33 p.m. Oro Valley Police responded to the 9000 block of Oracle Road in reference to a report of suicidal threats. The reporting party reported that her daughter took a large kitchen knife and locked herself in her bedroom saying that she was tired of being sick. The reporting party also advised that her daughter was intoxicated and struck her. Upon arrival the reporting party was standing outside the apartment. Officers shouted into the apartment for the reporting party’s daughter. The daughter answered and was asked repeatedly to come out of her bedroom. She then opened the door to her bedroom, sat on her bed and invited the officers in. The daughter was then informed that the officers were there because her mother had called and reported that the daughter wanted to hurt herself. The daughter stated that it was true and she said that yes, she was feeling suicidal. The daughter then said that she had been in a vehicle accident 5 years ago and she has been sick and in chronic pain since the collision. The daughter also admitted that she had hit her mother. After speaking with the daughter, officers asked if she was feeling suicidal and she said that she was not. Officers told the daughter that she was going to be arrested for assault. The daughter agreed to go to the hospital, where an officer cited and released her for Domestic Violence Assault.


Wednesday, May 9 at 1:15 p.m. Marana police responded to a call in reference to a shoplifter in custody. The responding officer made contact with a loss prevention employee who said that he observed a female acting suspicious. The employee said she caught his attention when she kept looking over her shoulder. The employee saw the woman select items and conceal them in a diaper bag she was carrying with her. The woman proceeded to the exit and made no effort to pay for the items in the diaper bag. The employee stopped her at the exit without incident and called the police. The woman was cited for shoplifting and released after signing the citation.

Monday, May 7 at approximately 4:12 p.m. Marana police responded to Ina Road in reference to a hit and run. Upon arrival, the responding officer made contact with the victim who had gone into a store to go to the bank and pay her mortgage. The victim reported that she had been in the store for about 15 minutes and when she got back to her vehicle she noticed that it had been hit from the driver side rear. The victim said that she asked several businesses in the complex if they saw anyone hit her vehicle and that no one saw anyone hit the vehicle. The responding officer gave the victim her Victim’s Rights.

Sunday May 6 at 6:15 p.m. Marana police responded to a call involving found property at a park at Silverbell Road where a Marana Parks and Recreation employee found an item that was believed to be drugs. The responding officer met the employee at the park’s entrance and was given a clear plastic bag that contained a white crystal substance. The employee told the officer that he found the bag at the bottom of the trashcan in the women’s restroom. The responding officer secured the bag in an evidence locker and marked it for destruction.

Sunday, May 6 at about 1:00 p.m. Marana police responded to a report of separated verbal domestic violence. When officers arrived, the caller was at a friend’s house down the street. The caller told officers that she left the house after her son had been very aggressive in an argument with her. The caller was not able to tell officers anything her son did that would violate the law. The caller said that she was afraid to go get her things. Officers escorted the caller back to the house to get her things and noticed a hole in the bedroom door. The caller said that the hole was new and her son did the damage. Officers arrested the caller’s son for Domestic Violence Criminal Damage.

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