On Monday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke with a woman who thought she was the victim of credit card fraud. The woman told police that an online charge was made on her debit card that she did not recognize. She told police that someone had used her card on a Web site called match.com. She said she had never used the Web site before. The charges made on the site were for $50.40. A police report was filed. No arrests were made.
On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Walmart store at Oracle and Tangerine roads where employees reported a shoplifting incident. The employees told police that three men entered the store at different times and proceeded to steal multiple items. The employees told police that the men had been seen at the store in the past possible stealing items. Two men worked as lookouts while a third placed items in his backpack. The employees said one man took at least 23 Blu-ray DVDs from shelves and put them in his backpack. He then exited the store, holding the bag above his head to avoid setting off security devices. The men all left in the same car. Police told the employees to call 9-1-1 if the men returned to the store. The value of the items stolen was estimated at $669. No arrests were made.
On Sunday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the Walmart store at Oracle and Tangerine roads to investigate an incident of shoplifting. Store employees said they saw a woman put several items in her shopping cart then place two large bags of cat litter on top. She later paid for the cat litter but not the items hidden underneath the bags. Store employees detained her while police were called. The woman told police that she forgot she had put the items under the bags of cat litter. She was placed under arrest on a charge of shoplifting and told not to return to the Walmart. She was later released.
On Sunday, Oct. 25 at 10 p.m., Oro Valley Police responded to Riverfront Park on Lambert Lane where a town maintenance worker reported finding the severed head of deer in a trashcan. The man told police the animal's head appeared fresh and its antlers were removed. No other animal parts were found in the area. The Arizona Game and Fish Department were called. A department representative said an officer would come to investigate. No arrests were made.
On Monday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m., Oro Valley police responded to the home of a resident who was concerned he had been the victim of credit card fraud. The man told police that he had received a credit card statement indicating he owed $783. The man told police that neither he nor his wife had opened the account. The charges appeared to have been made at stores in Tucson. He told police that he contacted the credit card company to inform them of the issue. They told him he needed to file a police report to make a claim. No arrests were made.