On Feb. 19, at 11:20 a.m., Marana police responded to a call in reference to a stolen license plate. The responding officer made contact with the reporting person, who stated his Arizona license plate had been taken off his Yamaha motorcycle. The license plate was last on the motorcycle when the subject rode it on Feb. 13. The plate was listed as stolen, and Victim’s Rights were issued.
On Feb. 19, at 2:47 p.m., a Marana police officer observed a man panhandling in a median near Cortaro Road and Silverbell Road. After being informed, the subject was previously warned and arrested for panhandling in Marana town limits, the on-scene officer arrested the subject and transported him to the Marana Police Department. The subject was then transported to the Pima County Adult Detention Center on charges of solicitation and public nuisance.
On Feb. 19, at 4:22 p.m., a Marana police officer noticed four vehicles belonging to Blue Coyote Painting with broken windows. The officer made contact with the business manager, who arrived on scene. The manager stated the vehicles had been broken into in the past, but he did not know who would be breaking in. The manager said he would have to check with his employees, who drive the vehicles on a daily basis, to see if any items had been stolen. No suspects have been identified at this time. Victim’s Rights were issued to the business manager.
On Feb. 20, at 6:21 a.m., Marana police responded to a call in reference to theft from a business. The responding officer made contact with the store manager, who stated 150 Crosswords scratch lottery tickets were missing. The tickets were stored in an unlocked container under a desk in the employee office. Due to lack of video footage in that area of the store, no arrests were made. The case has been closed pending further information.
On Feb. 20, at 8:08 a.m., Marana police responded to a call in reference to larceny. The responding officer made contact with the reporting resident, who said several items were missing from his front porch, including two cedar chairs, a table, a plant, and a Spanish chimney. The resident said he was unsure who would have taken the items. The officer issued Victim’s Rights, and the case has been closed pending further evidence, information, or suspects.
On Feb. 20, Marana police responded to Costco parking lot in reference to a vehicle being keyed. The responding officer met with the reporting person, who stated someone had scratched her driver’s side door and rear door, causing $1,000 worth of damage. No suspects have been identified at this time. Victim’s Rights were issued.
On Feb. 21, at 8:39 a.m., Marana police responded to a Safeway parking lot in reference to a hit-and-run collision. The responding officer met with the reporting person, whose vehicle had substantial damage to the vehicle’s front end. There was no paint transfer on the bumper, and no suspects were identified. The subject was issued a case report number for insurance purposes, and Victim’s Rights were also issued.
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:03 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a car break in on the 11000 block of North Eagle Crest Drive. The victim said his 2002 Hyundai Accent was parked on the street in front of his house from 11 p.m. the night prior and 7 a.m. The passenger side window had been broken and the trunk to the car was left open. The radio console had been pulled off and the radio was missing. From the trunk, the victim said he was missing a subwoofer and an amplifier. Due to a lack of leads the case was closed.
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 3:41 p.m., Oro Valley spoke with a woman over the phone about a theft of a tailgate. She told police that her son drove and parked her truck at Canyon Del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia, at about 7:30 a.m. When he went to leave the school around 3:15 p.m., the tailgate on the truck, a 2006 Chevy 2500 HD, was missing. Due to a lack of leads the case was closed.
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 1:50 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to a theft at the Diamond Shamrock at 10410 N. La Cañada Drive. The employee said a man came into the store wearing a dark beanie cap and had a bandana covering his face. He had a duffel bag, which he took to the cooler area and filled with three 23.5 oz Colt 45 Blast grape beers, two 24 oz. Four Loko lemonades, one 16 oz. Mike’s Hard Lemonade and one 16 oz. Mike’s Hard cranberry lemonade. He then left the store without paying for the drinks. All together, the man stole about $17 worth of liquor.
On Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:08 pm., Oro Valley police responded to separate calls reporting that two juveniles were throwing rocks at cars near La Cañada Drive and the CDO wash. One caller said his truck had been hit and the other caller said her window had been broken. Witnesses said the kids throwing rocks were between the ages 9 and 12 years old. One of the drivers said he stopped his car, saw the kids hiding behind a wall, and grabbed one by his sweatshirt but was able to break free. A witness said he recognized the kids and told police the area that they live.