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Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 3:00 am

On Wednesday, July 13, at 1:36 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a reported vehicle break-in at a resort located at 655 N. Vistoso Highlands Drive. When police arrived, they met with two brothers who said both their vehicles had been unlawfully entered some time between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. The vehicles, a 1995 Chevy Blazer and a 2000 Nissan Altima, were parked next to each other, and both brothers said they were locked. Neither vehicle showed signs of damage from a break-in. One brother had his wallet stolen; it contained about $60 along with numerous credit, medical and other cards. The other victim's car door was left open. His vehicle appeared to have been rummaged through, but nothing appeared to have been stolen.

On Tuesday, July 12, at 6:24 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke by phone with a woman who said her 17-year-old daughter, who is a runaway, had gotten into a fight with her 19-year-old boyfriend. The mother told police the boyfriend had slapped or punched her daughter. Police spoke with the daughter by phone; she told police that her mother exaggerates things because she doesn't like her boyfriend. She also told police she had gotten into an argument with her boyfriend and they pushed each other, but added there were no injuries. She had told her mom he had punched her so she could get a ride from her. Police met with the boyfriend in person; he said there was an argument but there was no pushing or hitting. Police contacted the mother to tell her of their findings.

On Tuesday, July 12, at 4:02 p.m., a man notified Oro Valley police that his handgun had been stolen from his car. According to police reports, the victim said he dropped off his vehicle on Sunday, July 10, at about noon, to be serviced the next day at a business near Oracle and Magee roads. To do this, he placed his keys in the drop slot of the business. On Tuesday, July 12, at around 3 p.m., he picked up his repaired vehicle. A short time later, the victim noticed his .45 caliber handgun, which he kept under the driver's seat, was missing. There were no signs of damage from someone trying to break into the vehicle, and nothing else was missing from his car. The owner of the business said he would review the security tapes for more information.

On Sunday, July 10, at 2:47 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the area of Hardy and Oracle roads in response to a vehicle being driven recklessly. The caller told police the vehicle was swerving across the lanes of the road, cutting off other cars and almost hitting the median. A short time later an officer pulled over a vehicle matching the description of the one reported because it was weaving and had a brake light out. After failing a field sobriety test, the driver blew a Breathalyzer reading of .156. He was arrested for DUI and cited for his broken brake light.

 

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