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Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:00 am

Marana

On Friday, Dec. 14, at 8:39 p.m., Marana police responded to a house after receiving a report of a stolen license plate that occurred in the parking lot at 2080 W. Orange Grove Rd. The victim told police that after coming from eating dinner, he noticed the license plate was missing from the back of his car. 

On Friday, Dec. 14, at about 1:28 p.m., Marana police responded to the Sportsman’s Warehouse at 3945 W. Costco Dr. in response to a shoplifting. The man, who had already been detained by the loss-prevention officer at the store, was seen taking a BB gun out of its packaging and a beanie hat, hiding them on himself and then trying to leave the store without paying for the items. He was arrested for shoplifting and for possession of paraphernalia for having a marijuana pipe on him.

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10:47 a.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 5500 block of West Dove of Peace Drive in response to a theft. A man told police that his wife, who died in mid-November was under home hospice care for several months. Recently, when going through her items, he found some jewelry and other accessories missing. The items were valued at $3,000.

On Monday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m., Marana police responded to a group home in response to a fight that happened at the Dollar Tree at 3741 W. Ina Rd. The driver of a 15-passenger van stopped at the store and left three people in the van. The victim began to eat some chips when another passenger told the person to stop eating the chips. The two verbally argued then the person eating the chips was hit in the back of the head. He then turned around to see who punched him and was punched in the face. The two began swinging and punching until the driver of the van opened the door and told the two to stop, which they did. The man who punched the other was cited for assault and police were told that he would be moved to a different group home.

On Monday, Dec. 10, at 3:12 p.m., Marana police met with a man who is in charge of the Gladden Farms Community. The man told police that three light fixtures for a monument and a block wall had been damaged near Tangerine Farms and Moore roads. The cost to fix the damage is estimated at $3,000.

On Monday, Dec. 10, at 7:46 a.m., Marana police responded to a report of items being stolen from a car on the 5700 block of West King Snake Drive. The victims had a range finder, a fingerprint kit, a GPS device, a video recorder and a digital camera taken from their car. The total value for the items stolen was estimated at $1,200.

On Sunday, Dec. 9, at 10 p.m., Marana police responded to a report of items being stolen from a car on the 8200 block of North Willow View Drive. The victims had a Coach purse, wallet and wristlet, an iPhone, credit cards, keys, a pair of opal earrings and some CDs taken from their car. The total value for the items stolen was estimated at $1,000. 

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