Police and Crime

Oro Valley: On Saturday, Nov. 16, at about 5:43 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at an apartment at 8851 N. Oracle Road. The caller told police that his 23-year-old son was trying to assault him and was breaking things within the apartment. The son told police he was upset at his parents because they were “evil and used sorcery on him.” He did admit to throwing several items during the argument, which he said never turned physical. The son was arrested for domestic violence disorderly conduct and booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center.

On Thursday, Nov. 14, at about 5:33 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the area of Oracle Road and Suffolk Drive in response to a domestic dispute between a man and a woman going on within a car, the call said the woman was trying to leave the car. As she did, the man would pull her back in and was beating her. Police reached the area, but were unable to find a car matching the description.

On Monday, Nov. 4, at about 2:39 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Sports Clips at 1880 E. Tangerine Road after getting a report of vandalism. An employee told police that sometime during the previous night while she was closing the store, someone had thrown wet marshmallows all over the sidewalk in front of the store and onto the storefront’s windows. While locking the front door, the woman stepped on one and it stuck to her shoe and that is when she realized the store had been vandalized. The owner told the employee to have the incident documented but the employee did not want to be a victim. There were no video cameras in the area and the building maintenance crew had already cleaned up the marshmallows during the night.

Marana: On Tuesday, Nov. 12, at about 2:23 p.m., Marana police responded to a past vandalism that took place at the South Forty RV Ranch. On Friday, Nov. 8 at about 5 p.m., she noticed the barbwire fence resting on the ground and the latch was turned inward making it look like someone had tried to force open the gate. A maintenance employee said the two hinges on the gate and barbwire would need to be replaced. The cost for replacing the items totaled $120.

(Editors Note: For more police reports, go to Explorernews.com and click “Police and Crime” under the Features tab. The reports are compiled by Randy Metcalf, he can be reached at rmetcalf@explorernews.com)

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