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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.
On May 26, 2014, at approximately 2:30 AM, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Rincon District responded to the 5200 block of North Grey Mountain Trail. Paramedics at the scene requested deputies respond.
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 Catalina Foothills High School student is being charged with two felonies after he was caught using his cellphone to take video up his teacher’s skirt.
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.
Oro Valley, Arizona (November 19, 2014)-On November 14, 2014, Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) patrol officers responded to an Oro Valley home in reference to a burglary. The victim reported over $20,000 worth of items stolen. OVPD patrol conducted a canvass of the area and were able to identify two suspicious vehicles in the area at the time of the burglary.
Officers from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the Oro Valley Police Department and their respective volunteers file vehicles through the northbound lanes of Oracle Road during a sobriety checkpoint in 2011.
Identity theft has quickly become one of the most costly crimes happening today. In response to this problem, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department has partnered with Shred-It to host several “Shred-A-Thons.” The goal of these events is to raise the public’s awareness and educate them about identity theft. By shredding old documents, you can decrease the chances of thieves stealing and assuming your identity.
You’re invited to celebrate the completion of the 14-mile Julian Wash Greenway segment of The Loop on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Pima County has settled with survivors of a man killed during a police standoff outside of his northwest-side home in 2011.
Pima County Sheriff’s Department
Hundreds of neighbors visited Picture Rocks Community Center on Sept. 20 for a Community Resource Fair. Over 30 displays brought information on local resources and issues along with flu shots, popcorn and sno-cones and useful take-aways. Scouts, 4H Clubs, United Way’s Elder Alliance, Sheriff’s Auxiliary, Abbett Library, Marana Health Center and Food Bank, Citizens for Picture Rocks, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and others spoke to community needs.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
Pima County Sheriff’s Dept.
Numerous fire districts and police departments were busy Monday with the barrage of rescues that came as a result of a storm. Golder Ranch Fire District personnel responded to multiple swift-water rescues in all portions of the district including Catalina, Oro Valley, and State Route 79.
A disabled 12-year-old boy, identified as Patrick Mathews passed away yesterday following a residential fire near N. Oldfather Road, and W. Cortaro Farms Road.
Sen. Jeff Flake will send a member of his staff to SaddleBrooke on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
An Aug. 18 Board of Supervisors decision means the majority of homeowners in Pima County will see an increase in their property taxes in the new fiscal year.
Oro Valley Police dept.