Oro Valley

On Saturday, Sept. 15, at 8:57 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a house near Moore Road and La Cañada Drive after getting a call about a noise complaint. When police arrived in the area, they could hear loud bass coming from a house. When police spoke with the people inside, he said the music wasn’t unreasonably loud, but the bass needed to be turned down. Shortly after police left, a call came in reporting that the music was blasting again. When police arrived a second time, the man they spoke with before was riding out of the garage on a bike and the music was loud. The man told police he was testing to see how loud he could make the music without it being an issue. He also told police his son turned the music and bass up and could not control what his son does when he isn’t home. He was told if police were called for a third time, he would be cited for disturbance.


On Friday, Sept 14, at 5:28 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Walmart at 2150 E. Tangerine Road after getting a call that a woman stole a cake. Police were told that at 4:28 p.m. a woman asked if the cake she came to pick up was paid for. She was told she needed to pay for it up front. The woman then left the store with the $14.98 cake without paying. Police contacted the number associated with the sale. The woman told police her daughter went to pick it up and tried to pay for the cake over the phone with a credit card. The store did not want to take the money and wanted to press charges. On Sept. 18 police were informed that the women came into the store and paid for the cake. The store no longer wanted to press charges.


On Thursday, Sept. 13, at about 9:09 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to 450 W. Cool Dr. after receiving a call about a woman sitting in a car for 13 hours. When police arrived, they found a woman sleeping in the front seat of the car. Police woke her and asked for the information. She told police she had come to the complex earlier in the day with a friend. She then came back to her car awhile later and told police her car would not start. Police had a K9 search the outside of the car for drugs, to which the dog did not alert for smelling anything. She asked police for a ride home, and police requested to search her purse. The woman then decided to put her purse back in her car. At this time, police noticed some foil in the center console. After testing the foil for drugs, which came back positive, to woman was arrested for having drug paraphernalia. 


On Sunday, Sept. 9, at 10:40 a.m., Oro Valley police stopped a car for driving 64 mph in a 50 mph zone slightly south of Tangerine Road on Oracle Road. When police spoke with the man, they noticed a strong smell of intoxicants and the driver’s eyes were watery. The driver then admitted to drinking a beer earlier in the day. After performing some DUI tests and blowing a Breathalyzer reading of .110, the man was placed under arrest for speeding, DUI, DUI with a BAC higher than .08, and for having an open alcohol container in the car.  

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