On Feb. 2, at 4:32 p.m. Marana police responded to a call regarding a stolen rifle. The responding officer made contact with the reporting resident, who stated his Belgium 30.06 hunting rifle he kept stored under his bed had gone missing. The subject stated he believed his daughter might have taken the rifle due to being homeless and needing money. The subject’s daughter was unable to be located due to lack of address or telephone number. The officer was unable to report the rifle as stolen due to the fact no serial number could be provided. The subject was advised to contact the police department if further information arose.
On Feb. 2, at 10:46 p.m., Marana police responded to a call regarding a verbal family fight. The responding officer made contact with the homeowner, who explained he was intoxicated and arguing with his wife when she called the police. The officer then made contact with the subject’s wife, who stated her husband had been attempting to pick a fight with her throughout the night. The officer suggested the two spend the night apart, which was agreed upon. The officer transported the male subject to a friend’s house for the night.
On Feb. 3, at 8:49 a.m., Marana police responded to a call regarding vandalism at a business. The responding officer made contact with an employee, who stated he and other employees noticed seven windows had been damaged. The damage was consistent with a pellet gun. The employee told the officer he already reviewed surveillance, with no suspects visible. The employee showed the officer additional vandalism, consisting of graffiti on the side of the building. The employee was unsure who would have caused the vandalism, but stated the company desires prosecution. No arrests have been made at this time.
On Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. Oro Valley police responded to Basis School at 11155 N. Oracle Rd. Police learned that a student had snorted some ground up baby aspirin and then later put a mineral oil that is used as a laxative in his teacher’s coffee cup. The teacher drank some of the oil and noticed it right way. She was also concerned for the student because the crucible the student used to grind up the aspirin had previously been used to grind barium nitrate. The teacher wanted to press charges and the student was referred to the Pima County Juvenile Court Center for assault.
On Monday, Feb. 6, at 11:12 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a call of a man masturbating in the men’s department at the Kohl’s at 7785 N. Oracle Road. When police arrived, they were told by security that the man was in the bathroom and police confronted him when he walked out. Police then took the 35-year-old suspect to the store’s security room for questioning. Police asked the man if he masturbated in the men’s department and the man said no, but told police he was at the store to exchange a jacket. Police then showed the man the security footage of him covering his crotch area with a jacket, moving his hand back and fourth in his crotch area all the while staring at a female clerk about 10 feet away. The man said he didn’t have any explanation. He was told he would be arrested for trespassing if he returned to the store and was arrested for disorderly conduct.