A summary of recent police activity in the area.


• On Monday, March 23, at 4:30 p.m., Marana police responded to the 8200 block of North Cortaro Road, in reference to an incident of road rage. Once there, a man told police that he had accidentally cut off another driver while driving southbound on Silverbell Road. The man said the other driver became aggressive and verbally abusive to him and a friend in a separate car. The man then followed the two drivers to a nearby parking lot. The man told police that he recognized the aggressive driver. The aggressive man then punched the man who reported the incident to police. Police later contacted the aggressive driver who said one of the other drivers had "flipped him off." Police arrested the aggressive driver for assault.


• On Wednesday, March 25, at 1 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a home on the 500 block of Pyramid Point Court, where a homeowner reported a possible burglary. Once there, the resident told police that someone had broken into his home through the doggie door. Upon inspection of his house, the homeowner realized several items were missing, including his 2000 Chevy Blazer, a DVD player, a DVD burner, a digital camera and a men’s Rolex watch. No arrests were made.

• On Sunday, March 31, at 11:30 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Starbucks on the 10000 block of North Oracle Road where a store employee reported an unwanted person. The employee told police that the man had been asked to leave the coffee shop in the past and to not return after employees had trouble with him. Upon arrival, an "overly excited and ostentatious" customer directed the officer to the suspected unwanted person, according to a report. The officer spoke with the suspected unwanted person and asked him if he had ever had an issue with coffee shop employees that would cause concern. The man told the officer no, adding that he goes to the Starbucks all the time. Store employees later told police that the man does come to the coffee shop often and had numerous times raised his voice and created "a scene about the loud music." Employees told police that they asked the man to not come back to the Starbucks. Police relayed the message to the man and informed him that if he did return he would face arrest for trespassing.

• On Tuesday, March 31, at 3:30 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Hilton El Conquistador Country Club where two golfers reported their golf cart and golf bags missing. The pair had recently completed a round of golf and went into the restaurant to eat. About the same time, a course employee told police he saw a group of male teens drive a similar golf cart into some bushes near the eighth tee box. At least one of the boys then loaded two golf bags into the back of a Toyota 4-Runner pickup and drove away. Police searched the area for a truck that matched the description, but could not locate any similar vehicles. The golfers reported that their clubs were valued at a combined $3,400. No arrests were made.

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