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Police Reports -- Week of May 21

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Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 4:00 am

Oro Valley

On Thursday, May 1, at 4:54 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of a man smoking meth or heroin. When police arrived, they found the car matching the description given by the caller. Police then saw a man walk up to the car. Before he got in, police began to talk to him. Police then noticed a piece of foil with black residue sitting on the floor of his car. Police searched the car and found a small rock of heroin and a couple prescription pills. He was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, possession of paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs and booked into the Pima County Jail. 

 

On Thursday, May 1, at about 12:45 p.m., Oro Valley police at Ironwood Ridge High School were told about a male student who hit a female student in the face with a book the previous day. Police were told the female student was harassed in a class while they were reading aloud for a classroom assignment. A male student interrupted her, pulled her hair and then told her he was going to hit her. He then took his book and used it to hit the female student under her left eye. While the male student was being told about the school’s discipline procedure, the student got up and left the school. The female student’s mom wanted to prosecute. The male student was later arrested for assault and a paper referral was given to his mother. 

 

On Monday, April 28, at about 1:16 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a desert area along Arrowsmith Road in response to a report of illegal shooting. Police were told two males were firing guns. When police arrived, they searched the area, but were unable to find anyone and didn’t hear any shots being fired. Police did see fresh blue paint on a couple of green electric boxes, which police believed were from a paintball gun.

 

Marana

On Tuesday, April 29, at about 9:36 a.m., Marana police responded to a call about a theft at the Circle K on 13961 N. Sandario Road. The caller said items were stolen from his car while he was riding his ATV. He arrived at the Circle K at 8:30 a.m. When he returned, he noticed the front-and rear-passenger side windows were broken. About $6,120 worth of items were stolen, which included a scanning tool, subwoofer box, amplifier, radio, iPad and tools. The cost to replace the windows is $1,200.

 

On Tuesday, April 29, at 2:35 a.m., Marana police went to the CVS on 3785 W. Ina Road. The caller said at about 2:20 a.m. a woman entered CVS and went to the prescription counter. While waiting for her prescription, the woman took items from the cosmetic shelf and put them in her purse. The officer talked with the woman who said she was just released from the hospital and was “unsure of what she was doing” because of the medication she was on. The woman had $7.79 worth of cosmetics. 

 

On Sunday, April 27, at 1:05 p.m., Marana police responded to a call about criminal damage on the 8300 block of North Amber Burst Drive. The caller said she noticed a broken window on April 18. Now there are two more windows broken. The windows are located in the back of the house. The total cost for repair is $1,200.

 

On Monday, April 22, at 12:56 p.m., Marana police responded to a call about theft at the 8400 block of North Mountain Stone Pine Way. The caller said his carpet, which costs $335.64, was stolen from his bedroom. There was no forced entry. The only time the house was left unlocked was when repairs were being done.

 

On Saturday, April 19, at about 8:34 p.m., Marana police responded to a call about vandalism at the 4000 block of West Aerie Drive. The caller said sometime between 3:20 and 8:30 p.m. someone keyed the driver’s side of her car door. 

 

On Saturday, April 19, at about 4:54 p.m., Marana police received a call about a theft. The caller said that on April 16 or 17 between 12:30 and 3 p.m. her purse was stolen at Fry’s. 

 

On Saturday, April 19, at about 1:20 p.m., Marana police went to the Sportsman Warehouse on 3945 W. Costco Drive. The caller said that a man was seen taking items from a shelf and hiding them in his pockets. The man left the store without paying for any of the items. The total amount of items stolen was $181.95. 

 

On Friday, April 18, at 9:08 a.m., Marana police responded to a call at 8700 N. Norway Spruce Road. The caller said that at about 4:30 p.m. on April 17 he finished construction on a home. The next day at about 7:30 a.m., he went into the house and noticed that some wiring had been cut and stolen. The cost to replace the wire would be about $1,200. 

 

On Friday, April 18, at about 7:25 p.m., Marana police responded to a call about a theft. The caller said that a man went into the store, stole protein powder and ran out without paying. 

 

(Editor’s Note: For more police reports, go to Explorernews.com and click “Police and Crime” under the Features tab.)

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