On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 6:59 a.m., Marana police responded to a house on the 5000 block of West Cactus Garden Drive in response to a theft from a car. The victim told police that four grinders were stolen from his car over night. The first one, which is an HTC Diamond floor-resurfacing grinder that weighs about 300 pounds, was valued at $15,000. The three other grinders were valued at $500 each. He was also missing a $500 diamond-buffing pad. The car was also received about $300 worth of damage.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 12:42 p.m., Marana police responded to a home on the 5000 block of West red Rock Ridge in response to a theft from a car. The victim told police his Toyota Tacoma had been broken into and told police he was sure it was locked the night before. He was missing his digital camera and a satellite radio, valued at $300 total. There appeared to be no damage to the car.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 12:42 p.m., Marana police responded to a home on the 5000 block of West red Rock Ridge in response to a theft from a car. The victim said her Toyota Rav4 had been broken into and told police she was sure it was locked the night before. She was missing her $250 Garmin GPS. There appeared to be no damage to the car.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 12:12 p.m., Marana police responded to the Marana Airport, 11700 W. Avra Valley Rd., in response to a report of theft. The victim said some time within the last month or so eight propellers on two props were stolen from a west side lot of the airport. The items were valued at $20,000.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 10:10 a.m., Marana police responded to the Marana Airport, 11700 W. Avra Valley Rd., in response to a report of criminal damage. The west side automated gate was damaged and would not close. The gate is expected to cost $5,000 in repairs.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 3:12 p.m., Marana police responded to a report of a stolen garden hose from a house on the 14000 block of North Via Trincheras. The hose was valued at $20. The victim, who noticed the hose in his yard earlier in the day, told police who he suspected as the thief, but did not have any evidence.
On Monday, Jan. 7, at 12:41 p.m., Marana police responded to a report of a burglary from a house on the 7000 block of North Via La Habra. The victim said she left the house around 9:45 a.m., and returned around 12:40 p.m., to find the front door opened. Police searched the house and didn’t find any one in the house. The victims had a laptop, a Kindle, and two cameras stolen, valued at $2,420. The victims also had two dresser drawers of jewelry stolen.
On Monday, Jan. 7, at 9:33 a.m., Marana police responded to a business on the 4000 block of West Ina Road. The victim said some time since Dec. 20 someone spray-painted he business with the letters “RBK.” The woman said it would cost about $50 to repair the damage.
On Monday, Jan. 7, at about 8:49 a.m., Marana police spoke with a woman who said on Nov. 12, 2012, someone had opened up a Victoria Secrets credit card fraudulently using her social security number. The store had already closed the card and gave the name used by the person who opened the card. Police told her to watch her credit reports to ensure no other fraud was committed.
On Monday, Dec. 31 at 4:04 pm., Pima County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a house on the 1000 block of West Garnette Street in response to a report of a theft. When police arrived, they met with a person who said he got in an argument with his father. He said he attempted to take his mother’s ashes. The two got in an argument that involved a screwdriver and a knife. The son was arrested for domestic violence/ assault and for possession of marijuana and booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center.
On Monday, Dec. 31, at 12 p.m., Pima County Sheriffs Deputies responded to the Cousins Subs in the Foothills Mall’s food court after a receiving a report of an assault. An employee told police that a man ordered a sandwich. The man told her he wasn’t happy with it and wanted it toasted, which is something the store doesn’t do and then wanted a refund, which the store also doesn’t do. He then tossed the tray and sandwich at the woman, which both hit her. The man then left the mall. After getting a license plate from a witness, four days later, police met the suspect who admitted to throwing the tray and sandwich. He was cited for assault.
On Monday, Dec. 31, at 7:10 a.m., Pima County Sheriffs Deputies took a report of a sewer-cleaning machine being stolen. The machine, which is about two feet by 4 feet is valued at about $3,500.
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On Thursday, Jan. 10 at about 10:35 p.m., Oro Valley police came upon a car parked after hours while patrolling the Pima Canyon Trail Head. When police had the man exit the car, they could smell unburned marijuana. Police asked the man about the smell and gave police a small plastic bag and pipe. He told police he was going to smoke it. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana. The pipe and marijuana were placed into evidence.
On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 2:42 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Kohl’s at 7785 N. Oracle Rd. in response to a report of shoplifting. Police met with a woman who told police she came into the store earlier in the day. While there, she bought a pair of pants and stole some baby clothes. Later in the day, she returned with the pants she had bought because the security device was still attached. While she was in the store the second time, she stole more baby clothes and perfume. She was cited and released for shoplifting and told she would be cited for trespassing if she returned to a Kohl’s store.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 2:24 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke with a woman over the phone who reported some items being stolen from her purse. The woman told police that two days prior she had gone to a nail salon in Oro Valley. Before having her nails done, she took off several rings and bracelets, which were valued at about $4,000, and placed them in her purse. While she was there, she was moved from station to station. Each time she was moved, an employee would move her purse and her shoes. Two days later, she noticed the items missing from her purse and told police she believed someone at the store took the items from her purse. She called the salon, which told her they had not seen the rings or bracelets. On Jan. 10 police contacted the woman who told them she found the rings in her wallet.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 1:54 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke with a man over the phone about a gun being stolen from his car. The victim said sometime within the last eight days, a Sig P-220 .45 caliber handgun was taken from the center consol or his 2004 Toyota Avalon. He did tell police that on Dec. 31 he heard what sounded like seven gunshots, which is how many rounds he kept in the gun. Police then processed the car for evidence and fingerprints.