On Friday, June 28, at about 10:26 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a party that was taking place at a house that was for sale near Autumn Hill and Lambert lanes. Police detained numerous teenagers and later found others later who fled the scene when police arrived, totaling about 15 juveniles. The owner of the house, who had been trying to sell it for the past six months, said she wanted everyone prosecuted for trespassing. All the suspects were arrested for criminal trespassing and those who had been drinking alcohol were also arrested for being a minor with alcohol in their system. They were all released to their parents and guardians.
On Tuesday, June 24, at about 9:34 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Walgreens at 12965 N. Oracle Road in response to a shoplifting. Employees described two men who came into the store together. One man bought beer while the other took four bottles of Skyy Vodka, valued at $73.46.
On Monday, June 24, at 10:56 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of criminal damage that happened at the intersection of Oracle and Magee roads. The victim said a group of teenagers had thrown an object and it hit his car, while he was stopped at a red light. They began to flip him off and then left. The victim followed the car and then saw the people get out of it and then into another car. They then started speeding away. Officers located the car and spoke with the people in the car. They denied throwing anything at the victim’s car, but did say they dumped soda out of a bottle at a light and then noticed they were being followed. The man who had admitted to emptying the soda was arrested for disorderly conduct.
On Monday, June 24, at 7:27 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of road rage, which began on La Cholla Boulevard, slightly north of Overton Road. The victim said while she was driving, another woman began to tailgate her. When the tailgater tried to pass her, the victim cut the car off. At a light later, the victim waited to go straight while the other car got in the left-turn lane. Once the light turned green, the car in the left-turn lane cut the victim off. Then the two got to the roundabout at Hardy and Northern. The woman in the front car stopped and got out of her car and approached the victim, who also got out of her car. The two had a verbal argument, and then the woman spit on the victim and threatened her with a punch.
On Sunday, June 23, at 9:37 p.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 6700 block of West Redcliff Way in response to a theft from a car. The victim told police that his 65-pound jackhammer had been taken from his truck, which was valued at about $800.
On Sunday, June 23, at about 5:28 p.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 8300 block of North Poudre Drive in response to items being stolen from a garage. The victim said he had been working on a house project throughout the day and left the garage door open. When he came out into the garage to get his saw and drill to finish his house project, he found his drill and saw were missing along with the drill’s charger. The tools were valued at $150 each.
On Sunday, June 23, at 4:50 p.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 8800 block of North Acacia Grove Place in response to items being stolen from a garage. The victim said he had his garage door open for most of the day and had been in and out of it throughout the day. He noticed his golf bag and clubs were missing, along with two air compressors.
On Sunday, June 23, at about 2:46 p.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 7800 block of North Via Laguna Niguel in response to items being stolen from a garage. The victim told police when he came home, about six minutes prior to police arriving, he saw a man in his garage. When he tried to follow the man out the side door of the garage he noticed his tools that were normally in the garage lying on the side of the house. The victim’s wife also found that her purse was missing from her car.
On Sunday, June 23, at about 2:15 p.m., Marana police were doing a business check at the 4100 block of West Ina Road where police saw a woman removing clothes from a Goodwill bin. Police watched as the woman took clothes, pillows, blankets, lamps, a pool cover and a vacuum. When police approached her, she began putting the items back in the bin. Police also found the woman had a warrant from the Tucson Police Department. She was arrested and booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center for theft and her warrant.
On Sunday, June 23, at 9:37 a.m., Marana police responded to a call of criminal damage at a house on the 8000 block of North Moonfire Drive. The caller told police that he was watching his neighbor’s house and sometime during the night, the house was egged. This was the second time this had happened.
On Sunday, June 23, at 1:17 a.m., Marana police responded to the Walgreens at 3800 W. Ina Road in response to a theft. The store clerk described a man who came in and took a teal colored purse with rhinestones, valued at $39.99, and a Just Wireless Universal Power Pack, valued at $30, and left the store without paying for them. Police searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspects.
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