On Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 3:36 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a house on the 12000 block of North Echo Valley Drive in response to a report of a theft. The victim told police that three days prior he noticed the baby Jesus stature from his front yard manger scene had been taken. He said he called police because on this day he found a pumpkin when the Jesus was. The pumpkin was checked for fingerprints. The manger set was worth about $150 in its entirety and single pieces cant be replaced.
On Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 8:11 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a house on the 12000 block of Copper Queen Way in response to a report of a theft. The victim told police that sometime between Dec. 28 and Dec. 29, someone took a baby Jesus stature from Nativity scene in her front yard. She then replaced the Jesus with a doll, which was then taken a couple days later and replaced with a pumpkin. The Jesus was valued at $40 and the doll was valued at $10.
On Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 10:41 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of some items being stolen from a car at the apartment complex at 8252 N. Northern Ave. The victim told police that someone took two 9-inch DVD players, an Avatar DVD and the car’s owner’s manual from her car. It appeared that someone used a Slim Jim to open the door to the 2001 Volvo. The DVD players were valued at $200 each and the DVD was valued at $20.
On Monday, Dec. 31, at 2:05 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to Copper Creek Elementary School, 11620 N. Copper Spring Trail, in response to a report of vandalism. A security company was at the school when police arrived and told them they found a 6-inch by 24-inch security glass window on a door was broken. Police searched the building by believed no one entered the building.
On Sunday, Dec. 30, at 1:18 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke with a woman over the phone who told them the day prior she noticed that her 14-inch long plastic baby Jesus was stolen from her nativity scene in her front yard, which is on the 12000 block of North Mount Bigelow Road. The plastic baby Jesus is valued at $25.
On Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 12:07 p.m., Marana police responded to a business on the 5000 block of Massingale Road in response to a theft and criminal damage. The victim said that two suspects stole two aluminum rims. A pressure washer, battery charger and a rim were found near the front gate of the property. It appeared a theft was interrupted. The victim also later found three batteries from a tractor-trailer under some trailers near the front gate.
On Tuesday, Jan. 1, at about 6:45 p.m., Marana police spoke with a man over the phone who said his wife’s wallet was stolen. The man said the previous night he and his wife were at an overnight function at the Tucson Community Church, 8150 N. Sandy Desert Trl. Her bag was left in the common area of the church from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. The following day, fraudulent activity began on one of her cards. The wallet is valued at $30.
On Monday, Dec. 31, at 9:01 p.m., Marana police responded to the Continental Ranch Community Park, 8900 N. Coachline, in response to criminal damage. Police learned that the men’s room was vandalized sometime between 5 and 8:30 p.m. The door to bathroom, a door to a stall and the ceiling were written on with markers and crayons. It is estimated to cost $100 to clean the markings.
On Monday, Dec. 31, at 6:05 p.m., Marana police responded to a report of a theft from a car on the 9200 block of North Centipede. The victim told police that she came out in the morning, around 4 a.m., and noticed someone had gone through her car and taken her iPod. The iPod was valued at $80.