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Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 3:00 am

On Wednesday, July 20, at about 6:45 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of Klinger Canyon Drive in response to a theft from a vehicle. The victim told police that earlier in the morning he came out into his garage and saw that the garage door and the passenger door to his car was open. The glove box was open and his .45-caliber handgun was missing. The other car in the garage also had an open door, but nothing appeared to be missing from inside it. There were no signs of forced entry. The victim wasn’t sure if the garage door was closed the night before or if the car doors were locked. A neighbor told police he noticed a black, older model, Chevrolet Caprice leaving the neighborhood around 1:30 a.m., and had never seen that vehicle in the neighborhood before.

On Monday, July 18, at about 9:50 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the 10000 block of North Oak Knoll Lane in response to a burglary call. Police met with the victim, who said the previous night he went for a run for about 60 to 90 minutes, came back, grabbed his wallet and went to dinner. At dinner, he noticed all of his cash, about $200, was missing from his wallet. When he returned home, he noticed the dining room window was wide open and the screen had been taken off. Police noticed footprints in the dirt outside that the victim said he did not see the night before. The victim did find a set of keys on his bed, which were not his. The victim said he did not want to press charges at this time.

On Sunday, July 17, at 5:28 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the area of Lambert Lane and La Cañada Drive in response to a call saying numerous juveniles were smoking marijuana in the desert. After locating the suspects in the parking lot of the Walgreens at the intersection, police asked them if they had anything on them and if they would let police search them. While searching one of the suspects, police found a pill bottle in his shorts pocket. Police asked him what was in it and he said, “You know,” according to police reports. The suspect admitted it was marijuana; he was handcuffed and put in the backseat of a police car. None of the other suspects had anything suspicious in their pockets; they were asked to call their parents to pick them up. The suspect who had marijuana told police he got it from someone at the Foothills Mall and that there was nothing other than marijuana being smoked. When asked who else smoked, the suspect said he did not want to answer any more questions. The suspect was arrested and cited for unlawful possession of marijuana. He was then released to his father.

On Sunday, July 17, at about 3:15 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a call regarding a car driving erratically, speeding and weaving; the driver appeared to be falling asleep while driving. After locating the vehicle, which was heading northbound on La Cañada Drive, police saw the vehicle run off the road, jump the curb and run onto the sidewalk. Police conducted a field sobriety test on the driver. Though his speech wasn’t slurred, the suspect had difficulty keeping his eyes open and failed portions of the walking test. The suspect gave a Breathalyzer reading of .000, but was placed under arrest for appearing to under the influence of some sort of substance. He was later cited for DUI drugs and DUI to the slightest degree.

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