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On Friday, April 16 at 2:30 p.m., Oro Valley police stopped a man who was sitting in the median at Oracle and Magee roads. The man was holding a sign asking for money and drinking alcohol. The officer told the man that it was against the law to beg for money and consume alcohol in public. The officer also told him that he was trespassing on state property. A police report noted that a sign was posted about 20 feet from the man, which read: "State property no trespassing." The officer also noted that the man appeared intoxicated and had a half-full bottle of vodka. Police told him to leave the area and stop begging, trespassing and drinking in public to avoid arrest. He agreed to do so. Shortly afterward, however, police received a call that the same man was seen in a nearby median and roadside making obscene hand gestures to passing motorists. Police stopped him again and noted that he had a new bottle of Ten High Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey with him. Upon questioning, the man responded with insults and obscenities, according to a police report. He was arrested on charges of loitering, trespassing and consuming alcohol in public and taken to Pima County Adult Detention Center. The officer noted in the report that a check of the man’s criminal history revealed more than 350 previous contacts with law enforcement.
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After liquidating its stock and shuttering the operation, DSW Shoes plans to reopen in the Oro Valley Marketplace in early 2010.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Javiér Chon-López walks past the DSW Shoes store in Oro Valley Marketplace, which closed in November and is now slated to re-open Jan. 4.
Bargain shoppers were bustling around a shoe megastore at Oro Valley Marketplace last week, but for DSW the flurry of commerce was too little too late.
Vestar Development Co., representative David Malin spoke before the Oro Valley Town Council last week, giving an update on tenants at the Oro Valley Marketplace.
A presentation by the developer of a controversial shopping center at the Oro Valley Town Council meeting on Sept. 3 could prove contentious.
Vestar Development Co.’s Oro Valley Marketplace has launched an interactive website designed to share news, events, activities, tenants and highlights of the 115-acre project at Oracle and Tangerine roads.
When it opens for business this fall, Vestar’s Oro Valley Marketplace, at Oracle and Tangerine roads, will feature 26 major tenants. They include: