On Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 4:38 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a disturbing the peace call at an apartment at 10333 N. Oracle Road. The two neighbors, one living in the apartment above the other called police, one complaining of loud music, the other call saying his neighbor is threatening him. The neighbor above pounded on his floor, on his front window and front door. The man then went upstairs to ask the neighbor what the problem was. He told police he felt the upstairs neighbor was trying to set up a fight. Police informed one tenant that he could be arrested for his music being too loud and disturbing others. Police told the other tenant he could be arrested for disorderly conduct for pounding on the ceiling and window. Both were told to call police if there are any future issues.
On Thursday, Dec. 29, at 12:16 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to an accident in the Safeway parking lot at 12122 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. The victim, 31, was at the gas station and after filling her car up, she was talking onto her cellphone when the subject, an elderly man, pulled in. The space where the man was trying to use was too small for his car. Using obscenities, he asked the victim to get off the phone and move her car so he could use the pump, though according to witnesses, there were other pumps that were open. The victim continued to talk on he phone and not move her car. The man then said if she didn’t move her car, he would do it for her. The man then got into his car and hit his front bumper into the front bumper of the victim’s car. The victim said, “Did you actually just do that?” The man said, “I told you if you didn’t move it, that I would move it for you.” The man was arrested and cited for criminal damage.
On Wednesday, Dec. 28, at about 9:37 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a 911 call reporting a car traveling south on Oracle Road was speeding and swerving. Police saw the vehicle and followed it, and also saw the driver going 70 mph in a 45 mph zone. After pulling over and talking to him, police suspected the driver of being under the influence of alcohol. Through an eye test and a field sobriety test, the driver showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol. He then blew a Breathalyzer reading of .177. The subject, who was under 21, was arrested and later released to his mother.
On Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 3:17 p.m., Oro Valley police met with a woman in the main office of the police station claiming her son stole $40 from her wallet. The woman said she thought it was her son because he has a history of stealing from his family. She said he is also unemployed but always has money, saying he found it on the ground or on a counter unclaimed. Her son, who was with her, was read his rights, and told police he did not steal the $40. He said the last time he stole money from her was about two months ago. The mother did not want to press charges the time.