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Oro Valley Police Department
It’s a trend forming around the country. Young children toying around with Airsoft guns, BB guns and toy look-a-like guns on the streets. Many of them paint or remove the orange tips on the guns that help distinguish that it is not a real firearm, something that is proving to be dangerous for not only law enforcement, but anyone that comes in contact with the person holding them.
A Pima County Sheriff’s deputy processes the Airsoft gun that was used in an armed robbery by two teen brothers on Nov. 25 for evidence.
Brothers Jacob Miranda,15, and Manuel Miranda, 17.
On November 25, Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a call around 1:40 p.m. in reference to an armed robbery that took place in the 6400 block of North Oracle Road (near the intersection of North Oracle Road and West Orange Grove Road).
The Airsoft pistol that was used in the armed robbery on Nov. 25.
Airsoft enthusiasts are getting their day before the Oro Valley Town Council.
Mark Twain once said that the only people who have the right to use the collective "we" are kings, presidents, editors and people with tapeworms.
An ordinance the Oro Valley Town Council passed in March has come under fire.