Oro Valley

Saturday, June 23, Oro Valley Police reported to a business near Tangerine Road in reference to an intoxicated person inside the store. Upon arrival, police made contact with the suspect who said he had gone there to get a haircut. Police could immediately smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the suspect, who denied having any alcohol to drink. The suspect said he would contact his father to pick him up and he would not drive. Police contacted the reporting party who said the suspect had come in and wanted to get a haircut, but appeared very intoxicated. The suspect contacted his father and made arrangements to get picked up from the business. The suspect agreed to leave his own vehicle in the parking lot until Sunday, June 24. A short time later, the suspect’s father arrived and agreed to take the suspect and not allow him to drive until the next day.


Saturday, June 23, Oro Valley Police spoke with a victim in regards to a report of vandalism. The victim said that she lives near La Canada and Naranja Drives and someone had egged all three vehicles parked at the residence. The victim reported that it was the second weekend in a row that this type of incident had occurred. There were approximately six eggs on the first vehicle, egg matter on the bumper of the second vehicle and on the door of the third vehicle. The victim requested to have extra patrols in the evenings.


Wednesday, June 20, Oro Valley Police responded to a residence near Calle Concordia and Oracle Road in reference to a report of criminal damage. The victim said that his wife had arrived home and checked the mail the previous day at about 4:30 p.m. When she opened the mailbox she saw that someone had put a smoke bomb that had exploded in the mailbox. The victim provided police with the device, which was a small “TNT Amazing Fountain” firework. The inside of the mailbox did not have any damage to it. The victim said that he wished to prosecute. He also said that he feels this could be connected with a previous theft he had reported and may be retaliation from the suspect. Police checked the mailboxes of some of the neighbors and no other fireworks were found.


Wednesday, June 20, at about 5:08 a.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a residence near Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive in reference to a report of broken eggs on the house and vehicles there. The reporting party said he had walked outside to find broken eggs on his property and wanted to report the incident so that it would be documented. The eggs caused no damage. Police circulated and found that at least 11 other homes had been hit by eggs. Police notified the homeowners at each location so that they could wash off the eggs before they dried.


Tuesday, June 19, at about 9:21 a.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a residence near La Canada Drive and Tangerine Road in reference to a report of ongoing criminal damage. Upon arrival, police spoke with the homeowner who said that since last summer an unknown person had cut the metal gauge twist ties off of an Oleander tree in his front yard on five separate occasions. The homeowner said that this had last occurred three nights before and that two heavy duty metal gauge wire ties used to secure the Oleander tree to a rebar pole were cut. The homeowner had already disposed of the cut twist ties. The homeowner said he has not had any conflicts with anyone in the neighborhood. The homeowner said he was not willing to prosecute at this time but requested extra patrols during the evening when the activity is likely occurring. 


Monday, June 18 at about 10:11 a.m., Oro Valley Police received a telephone report referencing theft at a community swimming pool near Rancho Vistoso Blvd. The victim said someone has stolen $65 cash from his pool bag while he was swimming between 11:00 a.m. and noon on June 15. The victim said he left the bag unattended on a table near the swimming pool. He returned to find the bag’s contents scattered on top of the table. The money was the only thing stolen. The victim had no suspects or witnesses, but wants to prosecute if an arrest is made.


Monday, June 18, at 6:07 a.m., Oro Valley Police responded to a business on Oracle Road in reference to counterfeiting. Upon arrival, police contacted a manager who said that she had received a note from the closing manager that sometime between 3:00 p.m. and midnight the previous day a cashier accepted three counterfeiter twenty-dollar bills. The manager did not have any information on possible suspects. Police inspected the bills, which lacked typical security features and did not appear genuine. Police called the United States Secret Service who could not confirm the bills were counterfeit. They said that the bills would need to be submitted to an Agent for verification.

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