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(BPT) - If you’ve ever taken them, you know prescription opioids can provide a clinically safe and effective solution to pain management. They can also be very addictive, however, and protecting against addiction requires vigilance on the part of the patient as well as his or her doctors, nurses, caregivers, pharmacists and benefits providers.
(BPT) - Mom. It's a very important title; one that establishes you as a role model for your young daughter. Being a mom is a tough job, always challenging you to find ways to create and strengthen that special bond. The good news is it doesn't have to be complicated. Just find activities you both like, so you can spend time together developing special memories that will last a lifetime.
Oro Valley Police have arrested one man in connection with an armed robbery that took place Jan. 15 at the Marshall's on Oracle and Magee.
On Jan. 18, at approximately 2:40 a.m. Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) responded to the Walgreens at Lambert and La Canada in reference to a burglary alarm. Officers arrived on scene within a few minutes and observed a male leaving the business and running towards the rear of the business. After a short foot pursuit he was taken into custody. Officers found the front door glass smashed in and several packs of cigarettes and alcohol on the ground of the Walgreens.
The town of Oro Valley has released the latest statistics on crime in the area. The statistics now include 2013 cases, totaling 54 more cases than in 2012.
Politico: After 25 years of monitoring Teamsters activity, the U.S. Government will stop supervising the once crime-riddled institution. The arraignment, set up in 1989, was finically trying for the Teamsters because the union was required to finance much of its federal oversight. The Teamsters estimate the total cost reached $170 million.
I was very disappointed to discover that a small group of citizens is planning a legal move to block the Oro Valley acquisition of the El Conquistador Country Club (ECCC) property, which jeopardizes a much-wanted community center. Sadly there is also a group of Sun City residents who have joined in. This group is only concerned with their own interests and not the greater good of Oro Valley.
On December 23, 2014, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Sheriff’s Department Crimes Against Children Unit responded to the 7400 block of North Desert Post Road to serve a search warrant reference Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. The detectives were there to search for physical and technological evidence to further their investigation.
The Marana Police Department is investigating two recent reports of juveniles being approached by suspicious vehicles. Detectives are following up on both of these cases. The reports do not appear to be related to each other at this time.
A four-month Pinal County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force investigation came to a close with the arrest of Lisa George, 28 of Mesa. The investigation began after she responded to a craigslist.com request for marijuana, saying she could help supply. Unbeknownst to her, however, the request came from undercover PCSO Detectives.
The Marana Police Department’s Annual Holiday Patrol will begin Wednesday, December 17th and will conclude on Wednesday, December 24th.
A list of movies being released this week. All movies coming out on Friday, December 12 unless otherwise noted.
The Marana Police Department is investigating four recent reports of vehicles being stripped of tires and rims from residential areas, leaving the vehicles on blocks.
Michael Brown’s death was preventable.
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are here and residents and visitors are hustling from store to store searching for just the right gifts for friends and loved ones.
New Movies the week of December 5
On November 30, 2014, at approximately 6:40 PM, thieves broke into a commercial property and stole several large truck tires. The business owner reported the burglary and detectives with the Sheriff’s Burglary Unit are investigating.
(Family Features) When looking for the perfect caregiver, many families don't know where to begin. Though the Internet offers a quick solution for finding caregiver information, it can also be a misleading source.
On November 18, 2014, at approximately 7:35 p.m., San Xavier District deputies responded to Noble Construction, located at 4401South Country Club Road, reference a burglary. When deputies arrived, they learned numerous items had been taken from the business including a Rigid commercial grade pipe snake and hand tools.