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  • Crime Trackers: Murder victim's loved ones still seeking justice

    Crime Trackers: Murder victim's loved ones still seeking justice

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:55:07 GMT
    Erick BridgesErick Bridges

      Losing a loved one's never easy, but when it's murder, the loss seems unbearable, especially when no one's held accountable. 

      Losing a loved one's never easy, but when it's murder, the loss seems unbearable, especially when no one's held accountable. 

  • PCSD says alleged shooter and victim stable

    PCSD says alleged shooter and victim stable

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-19 01:02:59 GMT

    One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting on the Northwest side.

    One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting on the Northwest side.

  • Former TFD Fire Capt. sentenced to 66 years

    Monday, April 17 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-04-18 01:14:45 GMT

    After two murder trials, and a guilty conviction former Tucson Fire Captain David Watson learned how long he will spend behind bars.     

    After two murder trials, and a guilty conviction former Tucson Fire Captain David Watson learned how long he will spend behind bars.

  • Thieves eyeing designer sunglasses

    Thieves eyeing designer sunglasses

    Friday, April 14 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-04-15 00:17:49 GMT

    Thieves "eyeing" expensive sunglasses and then stealing them.

    Thieves "eyeing" expensive sunglasses and then stealing them.

  • Thief caught on cam, homeowner plasters picture throughout neighborhood

    Thief caught on cam, homeowner plasters picture throughout neighborhood

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-04-13 01:53:35 GMT

    TUCSON-A woman is alerting her neighbors of a thief who continues to frequent the  midtown neighborhood.

    A woman is alerting her neighbors of a thief who continues to frequent the  midtown neighborhood.

  • US Forest Service officials seek "person of interest" in Molino Fire

    US Forest Service officials seek "person of interest" in Molino Fire

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-04-12 00:13:31 GMT

    TUCSON-There has been two fires already in the Santa Catalina’s over the weekend.           The Shovel Fire burned about 17-acres  a mile west of Mount Lemmon Peak.      And last week, the Molino Fire along Mount Lemmon Highway.      That one was 50-acres.      Both were human caused.   Coronado National Forest officials have a "Person of Interest" in the...

    TUCSON-There has been two fires already in the Santa Catalina’s over the weekend.           The Shovel Fire burned about 17-acres  a mile west of Mount Lemmon Peak.      And last week, the Molino Fire along Mount Lemmon Highway.      That one was 50-acres.      Both were human caused.   Coronado National Forest officials have a "Person of Interest" in the...

  • TPD breaks up violent home invasion crew

    TPD breaks up violent home invasion crew

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 1:02 AM EST2017-02-21 06:02:21 GMT

    TUCSON-It's one of the most dangerous and violent home invasion groups Tucson police has investigated in recent memory. 

    TUCSON-It's one of the most dangerous and violent home invasion groups Tucson police has investigated in recent memory. 

  • Tucson Police asking for help finding serial robber

    Tucson Police asking for help finding serial robber

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 1:10 AM EST2016-12-27 06:10:49 GMT

    TUCSON-An armed robbery suspect is still on the loose. So far, he has hit well over a dozen different stores that police know about.

    TUCSON-An armed robbery suspect is still on the loose. So far, he has hit well over a dozen different stores that police know about.

  • Marana police searching for serial robber

    Marana police searching for serial robber

    Tuesday, December 20 2016 12:55 AM EST2016-12-20 05:55:01 GMT

    He has robbed drug stores, fast food restaurants, gas stations and a hotel. Marana police want the man identified and arrested.

    He has robbed drug stores, fast food restaurants, gas stations and a hotel. Marana police want the man identified and arrested.

  • Home invasions spike during holidays

    Home invasions spike during holidays

    Monday, December 19 2016 10:19 PM EST2016-12-20 03:19:51 GMT

    There has been 36 home invasions that compares to 27 last year.

    There has been 36 home invasions that compares to 27 last year.

  • Meth operation disrupted by PCSD, DEA

    Meth operation disrupted by PCSD, DEA

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 9:35 PM EST2016-12-15 02:35:53 GMT

    A drug raid in a central Tucson neighborhood is sending a message to drug dealers.

    A drug raid in a central Tucson neighborhood is sending a message to drug dealers.

  • Oro Valley police looking for shoplifting suspects

    Oro Valley police looking for shoplifting suspects

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 10:11 AM EST2016-12-13 15:11:11 GMT

    Oro Valley police are looking for three shoplifters who may be targeting stores in the area.

    Oro Valley police are looking for three shoplifters who may be targeting stores in the area.

  • Oro Valley police adds 85 volunteers to beef up holiday patrols

    Oro Valley police adds 85 volunteers to beef up holiday patrols

    Monday, December 12 2016 8:36 PM EST2016-12-13 01:36:06 GMT

    Holiday patrols are in full swing and police are beefing up their presence until New Year's Day.

    Holiday patrols are in full swing and police are beefing up their presence until New Year's Day.

  • Crime Trackers: Parents of murdered victim want justice

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 12:57 AM EST2016-12-06 05:57:57 GMT

    Playing peacemaker in a local bar cost their son his life. Five years later, they are still searching for answers and justice.

    Playing peacemaker in a local bar cost their son his life. Five years later, they are still searching for answers and justice.

  • Crime Trackers: Parents of murdered victim speak out

    Crime Trackers: Parents of murdered victim speak out

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 12:50 AM EST2016-11-30 05:50:57 GMT

    A convicted felon who shouldn't have had weapon used one and is accused of killing his wife.

    A convicted felon who shouldn't have had weapon used one and is accused of killing his wife.

  • Crime Trackers: Smoke shop busted, owner arrested

    Crime Trackers: Smoke shop busted, owner arrested

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 8:51 PM EST2016-11-30 01:51:19 GMT

    Tucson Police Department busted the “Up in the Clouds” Smoke Shop for the alleged sale of spice.

    Tucson Police Department busted the “Up in the Clouds” Smoke Shop for the alleged sale of spice.

  • Crime Trackers: Some jurors speak out on David Watson verdict

    Crime Trackers: Some jurors speak out on David Watson verdict

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 9:56 PM EST2016-11-24 02:56:21 GMT

    After a seven week trial, the jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of David Watson, accused of killing his ex-wife and two other women.

    After a seven week trial, the jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of David Watson, accused of killing his ex-wife and two other women.

  • Crime Trackers: Fired restaurant manager traded better shifts for sex

    Crime Trackers: Fired restaurant manager traded better shifts for sex

    Monday, November 21 2016 10:14 PM EST2016-11-22 03:14:29 GMT

    A restaurant manager solicited sex from young female employees for better shifts. The Pima County Sheriff’s Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating. 

    A restaurant manager solicited sex from young female employees for better shifts. The Pima County Sheriff’s Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating. 

  • Crime Trackers: Thieves stealing appliances

    Crime Trackers: Thieves stealing appliances

    Thursday, November 10 2016 10:34 PM EST2016-11-11 03:34:10 GMT

    We have heard of burglars breaking into homes to steal electronics, jewelry or cash. Lately, they are breaking into vacant homes and stealing high ticket items.

    We have heard of burglars breaking into homes to steal electronics, jewelry or cash. Lately, they are breaking into vacant homes and stealing high ticket items.

  • Crime Trackers: Mansion party turns violent

    Crime Trackers: Mansion party turns violent

    Monday, November 7 2016 9:50 PM EST2016-11-08 02:50:34 GMT

    In August, News 4 Tucson reported how social media was fueling so-called mansion parties. In these incidents, people break into expensive homes to party, leaving thousands of dollars worth of damages.

    In August, News 4 Tucson reported how social media was fueling so-called mansion parties. In these incidents, people break into expensive homes to party, leaving thousands of dollars worth of damages.

  • Crime Trackers: Restaurant manager fired, indicted for having sex with underage girl

    Crime Trackers: Restaurant manager fired, indicted for having sex with underage girl

    Monday, October 31 2016 11:09 PM EDT2016-11-01 03:09:55 GMT

    The former manager of The Village Inn on Oracle near Rudasill is facing some very serious charges.

    The former manager of The Village Inn on Oracle near Rudasill is facing some very serious charges.

  • Crime Trackers: Tips from viewers lead to 2 arrests in armed robbery

    Crime Trackers: Tips from viewers lead to 2 arrests in armed robbery

    Monday, October 31 2016 9:59 PM EDT2016-11-01 01:59:37 GMT

    Two men are behind bars in connection to a business robbery that occurred earlier this month.

    Two men are behind bars in connection to a business robbery that occurred earlier this month.

  • Crime Trackers: Thief on bike steals truck, credit cards

    Crime Trackers: Thief on bike steals truck, credit cards

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 10:00 PM EDT2016-10-27 02:00:47 GMT

    Police said a bicycle thief's route of lawlessness stretches from Oro Valley to the far South Side.

    Police said a bicycle thief's route of lawlessness stretches from Oro Valley to the far South Side.

  • Crime Trackers: Motorcycle stolen from crash scene while victim lays in hospital

    Crime Trackers: Motorcycle stolen from crash scene while victim lays in hospital

    Monday, October 24 2016 10:02 PM EDT2016-10-25 02:02:34 GMT
    Alexander Farmer's GoFundMe PageAlexander Farmer's GoFundMe Page

    A motorcycle collision between a University of Arizona student rider and an SUV resulted in numerous injuries for bike rider.

    A motorcycle collision between a University of Arizona student rider and an SUV resulted in numerous injuries for bike rider.

  • Crime Trackers: Social media may help in nabbing burglary suspect

    Crime Trackers: Social media may help in nabbing burglary suspect

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-10-19 01:54:00 GMT

    A man takes to social media to find the thief who broke into his house.

    A man takes to social media to find the thief who broke into his house.

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD investigating jewelry heist

    Crime Trackers: PCSD investigating jewelry heist

    Monday, October 17 2016 10:25 PM EDT2016-10-18 02:25:18 GMT

    Thieves went through a great deal to break into a jewelry store recently.

    Thieves went through a great deal to break into a jewelry store recently.

  • Crime Trackers: Man wearing Batman mask spreads fear at shopping center

    Crime Trackers: Man wearing Batman mask spreads fear at shopping center

    Thursday, October 13 2016 10:32 PM EDT2016-10-14 02:32:24 GMT

    With Halloween two weeks away, some people are bringing out their costumes.

    With Halloween two weeks away, some people are bringing out their costumes.

  • Crime Trackers: South Side officers use community policing tactics to connect with residents

    Crime Trackers: South Side officers use community policing tactics to connect with residents

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 11:30 PM EDT2016-10-12 03:30:28 GMT

    A South Side neighborhood center designed to help people needed some help themselves.

    A South Side neighborhood center designed to help people needed some help themselves.

  • Crime Trackers: Murder victim's family pleas with public to help solve the case

    Crime Trackers: Murder victim's family pleas with public to help solve the case

    Thursday, September 29 2016 10:24 PM EDT2016-09-30 02:24:03 GMT
    Zachary Corbut/ Tucson Police DepartmentZachary Corbut/ Tucson Police Department

    A home invasion that turned deadly has yet to be solved.

    A home invasion that turned deadly has yet to be solved.

  • Crime Trackers: Arrests made in mansion parties

    Crime Trackers: Arrests made in mansion parties

    Monday, September 26 2016 8:32 PM EDT2016-09-27 00:32:39 GMT

    Several people are under arrest on the heels of a story News 4 Tucson first aired about break-ins and parties at expensive homes, some of which were...

    Several people are under arrest on the heels of a story News 4 Tucson first aired about break-ins and parties at expensive homes, some of which were...

  • Crime Trackers: Convenience store falling victim to increase in beer thefts

    Crime Trackers: Convenience store falling victim to increase in beer thefts

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 10:45 PM EDT2016-09-22 02:45:28 GMT

    In a two-week period, a local convenience store has been hit six times by the same thieves. In the last incident, they took beer skips to a different level ...

    In a two-week period, a local convenience store has been hit six times by the same thieves. In the last incident, they took beer skips to a different level ...

  • Crime Trackers: Man arrested for taking photos underneath woman's skirt at Walmart

    Crime Trackers: Man arrested for taking photos underneath woman's skirt at Walmart

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-09-14 03:26:35 GMT
    Judah Jordan/ Pima County Sheriff's DepartmentJudah Jordan/ Pima County Sheriff's Department

    A man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly using a cell phone to take photos underneath a woman’s skirt. According to Pima County Sheriff's Department...

    A man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly using a cell phone to take photos underneath a woman’s skirt. According to Pima County Sheriff's Department...

  • Crime Trackers: Vehicle break-ins double in August

    Crime Trackers: Vehicle break-ins double in August

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 9:55 PM EDT2016-09-08 01:55:09 GMT

    A spike in vehicle break-ins on the Northwest Side of Tucson prompts a meeting with three law enforcement agencies – Pima County Sheriff’s Department...

    A spike in vehicle break-ins on the Northwest Side of Tucson prompts a meeting with three law enforcement agencies – Pima County Sheriff’s Department...

  • Crime Trackers: Victim of home invasion speaks out

    Crime Trackers: Victim of home invasion speaks out

    Monday, August 15 2016 10:53 PM EDT2016-08-16 02:53:34 GMT

    Tucson police said a hand grenade and a suspicious device found across the street at a Walgreens all point back to a home invasion. Now, a cell phone video...

    Tucson police said a hand grenade and a suspicious device found across the street at a Walgreens all point back to a home invasion. Now, a cell phone video...

  • Crime Trackers: Marana man threatened, harassed by former co-worker

    Crime Trackers: Marana man threatened, harassed by former co-worker

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 10:28 PM EDT2016-07-07 02:28:57 GMT

    A man in Marana said he has been getting threats from a former co-worker. Steven Serling has called police numerous times, but it has not stopped. In a Marana ...

    A man in Marana said he has been getting threats from a former co-worker. Steven Serling has called police numerous times, but it has not stopped. In a Marana ...

  • Crime Trackers: Oro Valley Police clear six cases with one arrest

    Crime Trackers: Oro Valley Police clear six cases with one arrest

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 7:09 PM EDT2016-07-06 23:09:09 GMT

    Oro Valley Police officers said they recently cleared six unsolved cases, with a single arrest. 

    Oro Valley Police officers said they recently cleared six unsolved cases, with a single arrest. 

  • Crime Trackers: Justice served?

    Crime Trackers: Justice served?

    Wednesday, June 8 2016 3:25 AM EDT2016-06-08 07:25:27 GMT

    An Arizona group is fighting to free a man who has been in prison for more than 40 years. He was arrested in connection to a murder, and he was not even the shooter...

    An Arizona group is fighting to free a man who has been in prison for more than 40 years. He was arrested in connection to a murder, and he was not even the shooter...

  • Crime Trackers: OVPD identifies burglar with extensive crime history

    Crime Trackers: OVPD identifies burglar with extensive crime history

    Tuesday, May 31 2016 9:43 PM EDT2016-06-01 01:43:26 GMT

    Oro Valley Police identified a suspected burglar using high tech equipment. Now, they are asking the public's help to find him. It was a brazen robbery...

    Oro Valley Police identified a suspected burglar using high tech equipment. Now, they are asking the public's help to find him. It was a brazen robbery...

  • Crime Trackers: Spice is a problem on Tucson streets

    Crime Trackers: Spice is a problem on Tucson streets

    Friday, May 27 2016 10:05 PM EDT2016-05-28 02:05:26 GMT

    Tucson Police Department says spice, and not the kind you cook or bake with, is a big problem. Spice is synthetic marijuana, but the effects are similar to meth or cocaine. It is a...

    Tucson Police Department says spice, and not the kind you cook or bake with, is a big problem. Spice is synthetic marijuana, but the effects are similar to meth or cocaine. It is a...

  • Crime Trackers: Family members of murdered victim speak out after 30 years

    Crime Trackers: Family members of murdered victim speak out after 30 years

    Monday, May 23 2016 11:27 PM EDT2016-05-24 03:27:08 GMT

    Eddie Sanchez, a father, husband and son, was murdered 30 years ago. Some family members have never gotten over it and want justice. According...

    Eddie Sanchez, a father, husband and son, was murdered 30 years ago. Some family members have never gotten over it and want justice. According...

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD looking for serial robber

    Crime Trackers: PCSD looking for serial robber

    Monday, May 23 2016 10:15 PM EDT2016-05-24 02:15:38 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's DepartmentPima County Sheriff's Department

    Pima County detectives have identified a suspect in a series of convenience store robberies in the county. Officials say he may be tied to some city crimes...

    Pima County detectives have identified a suspect in a series of convenience store robberies in the county. Officials say he may be tied to some city crimes...

  • Crime Trackers: ATF cracks down on gun dealers allegedly smuggling weapons to Mexico

    Crime Trackers: ATF cracks down on gun dealers allegedly smuggling weapons to Mexico

    Friday, May 20 2016 9:49 PM EDT2016-05-21 01:49:21 GMT

    A former police officer found himself on the other side of the law. Federal agents arrested him and his business partner on weapons charges. According to...

    A former police officer found himself on the other side of the law. Federal agents arrested him and his business partner on weapons charges. According to...

  • Crime Trackers: Ex-wife goes to the extreme for revenge

    Crime Trackers: Ex-wife goes to the extreme for revenge

    Monday, May 16 2016 10:53 PM EDT2016-05-17 02:53:27 GMT

    A Tucson woman is facing charges in a bizarre case involving an ex-wife, her ex-husband and his girlfriend. According to Pima County Sheriff's investigators...

    A Tucson woman is facing charges in a bizarre case involving an ex-wife, her ex-husband and his girlfriend. According to Pima County Sheriff's investigators...

  • Crime Trackers: Convicted sex offender re-arrested for having child porn

    Crime Trackers: Convicted sex offender re-arrested for having child porn

    Monday, May 16 2016 8:57 PM EDT2016-05-17 00:57:37 GMT

    The digital age helps us connect globally in a matter of seconds. It has also opened-up the darker world of child pornography. One study suggests child...

    The digital age helps us connect globally in a matter of seconds. It has also opened-up the darker world of child pornography. One study suggests child...

  • Crime Trackers: Man arrested for taking illegal pictures underneath women's dresses

    Crime Trackers: Man arrested for taking illegal pictures underneath women's dresses

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 12:28 PM EDT2016-05-11 16:28:55 GMT

    It's a creepy crime that leaves victims feeling violated. A man looking up women's skirts and taking pictures.  It happened in February at a Tucson-area store. 

    It's a creepy crime that leaves victims feeling violated. A man looking up women's skirts and taking pictures.  It happened in February at a Tucson-area store. 

  • Crime Trackers: Thieves steal over 20 designer sunglasses

    Crime Trackers: Thieves steal over 20 designer sunglasses

    Monday, May 2 2016 9:47 PM EDT2016-05-03 01:47:50 GMT

    Some shady shoplifters got away with high-end sunglasses. The cost of the designer eye-wear was more than  $350 a pair. For 25 years, Dr. Michael Zucker has...

    Some shady shoplifters got away with high-end sunglasses. The cost of the designer eye-wear was more than  $350 a pair. For 25 years, Dr. Michael Zucker has...

  • Crime Trackers: Family friend arrested for shooting 7-year-old boy

    Crime Trackers: Family friend arrested for shooting 7-year-old boy

    Thursday, April 28 2016 10:16 PM EDT2016-04-29 02:16:00 GMT

    A man is behind bars for shooting a 7-year-old boy. The child and his mother were visiting relatives at an apartment complex on South Campbell Avenue on...

    A man is behind bars for shooting a 7-year-old boy. The child and his mother were visiting relatives at an apartment complex on South Campbell Avenue on...

  • Crime Trackers: Grandmother beaten and strangled 22 years ago remains a mystery

    Crime Trackers: Grandmother beaten and strangled 22 years ago remains a mystery

    Thursday, April 28 2016 7:02 PM EDT2016-04-28 23:02:36 GMT

    A grandmother living in Three Points was brutally murdered 22 years ago.  The Pima County Sheriff's Cold Case detectives say she was beaten and strangled. 

    A grandmother living in Three Points was brutally murdered 22 years ago.  The Pima County Sheriff's Cold Case detectives say she was beaten and strangled. 

  • Crime Trackers: 'Stranger Danger' on Tucson's South Side

    Crime Trackers: 'Stranger Danger' on Tucson's South Side

    Friday, April 22 2016 8:57 PM EDT2016-04-23 00:57:54 GMT

    A man approached a girl outside of her school earlier this week. Pima County Sheriff’s detectives said he may have done it before.  The man tried to get an...

    A man approached a girl outside of her school earlier this week. Pima County Sheriff’s detectives said he may have done it before.  The man tried to get an...

  • Crime Trackers: Marana theft suspect now behind bars

    Crime Trackers: Marana theft suspect now behind bars

    Thursday, April 21 2016 11:06 PM EDT2016-04-22 03:06:36 GMT

    A suspect who has been wreaking havoc in the Gladden Farms in Marana is now behind bars. According to police, he was breaking into vehicles and stealing...

    A suspect who has been wreaking havoc in the Gladden Farms in Marana is now behind bars. According to police, he was breaking into vehicles and stealing...

  • Crime Trackers: Thieves arrested for stealing 400 rings from the swap meet

    Crime Trackers: Thieves arrested for stealing 400 rings from the swap meet

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 1:32 PM EDT2016-04-20 17:32:05 GMT

    Thieves targeted a vendor at the swap meet, stealing an entire display case containing 400 rings. But by the end of the night, the Pima County Sheriff's Department was able to recover 90 percent of the stolen items.

    Thieves targeted a vendor at the swap meet, stealing an entire display case containing 400 rings. But by the end of the night, the Pima County Sheriff's Department was able to recover 90 percent of the stolen items.

  • Crime Trackers: Man shot, peppered sprayed, robbed and left for dead

    Crime Trackers: Man shot, peppered sprayed, robbed and left for dead

    Tuesday, April 19 2016 10:00 PM EDT2016-04-20 02:00:45 GMT
    GoFundMeGoFundMe

    A man from Tucson was robbed and left for dead, leading police to send a city-wide warning. John Greenough was shot in the back of the neck off an online ...

    A man from Tucson was robbed and left for dead, leading police to send a city-wide warning. John Greenough was shot in the back of the neck off an online ...

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD says murdered father of infant child was targeted, but why?

    Crime Trackers: PCSD says murdered father of infant child was targeted, but why?

    Thursday, April 14 2016 10:01 PM EDT2016-04-15 02:01:04 GMT

    New information has been released about the father of an infant who was gunned down nearly a week ago. Jesus Santos, 31-year-old, was picking up a ...

    New information has been released about the father of an infant who was gunned down nearly a week ago. Jesus Santos, 31-year-old, was picking up a ...

  • Crime Trackers: Mom arrested for allegedly beating 10-year-old daughter with cowboy boot

    Crime Trackers: Mom arrested for allegedly beating 10-year-old daughter with cowboy boot

    Monday, April 11 2016 10:01 PM EDT2016-04-12 02:01:46 GMT

    A Pima County mother has been arrested for child abuse. She is accused of repeatedly beating her daughter with the heel of a cowboy boot. The daughter...

    A Pima County mother has been arrested for child abuse. She is accused of repeatedly beating her daughter with the heel of a cowboy boot. The daughter...

  • Crime Trackers: OVPD arrests convicted felon after getting report of suspicious person

    Crime Trackers: OVPD arrests convicted felon after getting report of suspicious person

    Friday, April 8 2016 10:32 PM EDT2016-04-09 02:32:17 GMT

    An alert neighbor and good police work got a convicted felon back off the streets. It happened at Riverside Park in Oro Valley last Monday. A citizen called police...

    An alert neighbor and good police work got a convicted felon back off the streets. It happened at Riverside Park in Oro Valley last Monday. A citizen called police...

  • Crime Trackers: Man arrested for attempting to kill girlfriend with vehicle

    Crime Trackers: Man arrested for attempting to kill girlfriend with vehicle

    Thursday, April 7 2016 9:10 PM EDT2016-04-08 01:10:38 GMT

    A man who reportedly had over 250 run-ins with law enforcement is now locked up. The latest incident includes attempted kidnapping, aggravated assault...

    A man who reportedly had over 250 run-ins with law enforcement is now locked up. The latest incident includes attempted kidnapping, aggravated assault...

  • Crime Trackers: Vehicle break-in at Northwest Medical Center

    Crime Trackers: Vehicle break-in at Northwest Medical Center

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 10:16 PM EDT2016-04-06 02:16:50 GMT

    It is a crime of opportunity. Thieves will strike anywhere to break into your vehicle, even if it is parked in a hospital parking lot. Thieves target parking lots like...

    It is a crime of opportunity. Thieves will strike anywhere to break into your vehicle, even if it is parked in a hospital parking lot. Thieves target parking lots like...

  • Crime Trackers: Man accused of running chop shop, auto theft

    Crime Trackers: Man accused of running chop shop, auto theft

    Monday, April 4 2016 10:22 PM EDT2016-04-05 02:22:56 GMT

    A chop shop, burglaries and stolen vehicles are all tied together. Several law enforcement agencies worked together to connect the cases. The auto theft....

    A chop shop, burglaries and stolen vehicles are all tied together. Several law enforcement agencies worked together to connect the cases. The auto theft....

  • Crime Trackers: Suspect of buried body case involved in altercation at CVS last week

    Crime Trackers: Suspect of buried body case involved in altercation at CVS last week

    Friday, April 1 2016 10:29 PM EDT2016-04-02 02:29:37 GMT

    A man has been arrested in connection to the body that was found on Thursday buried on Tucson’s northwest side. Daniel Lindquist was arrested last night ...

    A man has been arrested in connection to the body that was found on Thursday buried on Tucson’s northwest side. Daniel Lindquist was arrested last night ...

  • Crime Trackers: Son wants justice for his mother who was murdered 10 years ago

    Crime Trackers: Son wants justice for his mother who was murdered 10 years ago

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 10:41 PM EDT2016-03-30 02:41:24 GMT

    A combination of new technology and leads from the public may help solve a 10-year-old murder case. Norma Jean Jay was killed in Three Points in July 2006...

    A combination of new technology and leads from the public may help solve a 10-year-old murder case. Norma Jean Jay was killed in Three Points in July 2006...

  • Crime Trackers: High school student arrested for making bombs

    Crime Trackers: High school student arrested for making bombs

    Monday, March 28 2016 10:47 PM EDT2016-03-29 02:47:50 GMT

    A senior at Sabino High School was taken into custody after Border Patrol and Bureau of Land Management Agents came upon an unattended campfire...

    A senior at Sabino High School was taken into custody after Border Patrol and Bureau of Land Management Agents came upon an unattended campfire...

  • Crime Trackers: TPD, neighborhood association team up to stop thieves

    Crime Trackers: TPD, neighborhood association team up to stop thieves

    Wednesday, March 23 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-03-24 01:54:07 GMT

    Shoplifting is a major problem in the United States. An estimated 550,000 incidents occur every day, resulting in more than $13 billion worth of goods stolen...

    Shoplifting is a major problem in the United States. An estimated 550,000 incidents occur every day, resulting in more than $13 billion worth of goods stolen...

  • Crime Trackers: Star Trek memorabilia stolen from Northwest Side garage

    Crime Trackers: Star Trek memorabilia stolen from Northwest Side garage

    Friday, March 18 2016 10:22 PM EDT2016-03-19 02:22:06 GMT

    A local collector is missing some rare Star Trek memorabilia. It was caught on camera, flying out of his garage. For 82-year-old Kermit Stephen, his trek to...

    A local collector is missing some rare Star Trek memorabilia. It was caught on camera, flying out of his garage. For 82-year-old Kermit Stephen, his trek to...

  • Crime Trackers: Sex offender is found with kiddie porn

    Crime Trackers: Sex offender is found with kiddie porn

    Monday, March 14 2016 11:20 PM EDT2016-03-15 03:20:02 GMT

    A convicted sex offender is behind bars. Pima County Adult Probation officers said Justin Coraggio broke his probation orders by going back on the internet...

    A convicted sex offender is behind bars. Pima County Adult Probation officers said Justin Coraggio broke his probation orders by going back on the internet...

  • Crime Trackers: Homicide victim was wanted in UK for murder

    Crime Trackers: Homicide victim was wanted in UK for murder

    Monday, March 14 2016 9:56 PM EDT2016-03-15 01:56:32 GMT

    There are new developments in a local murder. Andrew Johnson was killed last month on the Northeast Side of Tucson. His body was found in a wash...

    There are new developments in a local murder. Andrew Johnson was killed last month on the Northeast Side of Tucson. His body was found in a wash...

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD needs help identifying dangerous suspects

    Crime Trackers: PCSD needs help identifying dangerous suspects

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 9:23 PM EST2016-03-09 02:23:08 GMT

    Pima County Sheriff's Department needs your help in identifying armed robbers. The men clearly wanted to conceal their identity as one wore a white shirt over...

    Pima County Sheriff's Department needs your help in identifying armed robbers. The men clearly wanted to conceal their identity as one wore a white shirt over...

  • Crime Trackers: ASU working on computer program to find missing people

    Crime Trackers: ASU working on computer program to find missing people

    Monday, March 7 2016 12:00 AM EST2016-03-07 05:00:53 GMT

    Every day 4,000 people go missing in the United States, according to research from Arizona State University. Missing persons have been on the rise for the past 20 years. 

    Every day 4,000 people go missing in the United States, according to research from Arizona State University. Missing persons have been on the rise for the past 20 years. 

  • Crime Trackers: Thief caught on camera burglarizing Oro Valley home

    Crime Trackers: Thief caught on camera burglarizing Oro Valley home

    Friday, February 26 2016 9:27 PM EST2016-02-27 02:27:06 GMT

    An Oro Valley family was burglarized, with the thief taking in excess of $35,000 worth of items. Most burglaries occur in broad daylight and usually the thieves are never seen. 

    An Oro Valley family was burglarized, with the thief taking in excess of $35,000 worth of items. Most burglaries occur in broad daylight and usually the thieves are never seen. 

  • Crime Trackers: Vicious Cycle

    Crime Trackers: Vicious Cycle

    Tuesday, February 23 2016 8:34 PM EST2016-02-24 01:34:40 GMT
    According to jail officials, more than half of the inmates at the Pima County Jail are homeless or mentally ill. “We are the largest mental health hospital around here,”...

    According to jail officials, more than half of the inmates at the Pima County Jail are homeless or mentally ill. “We are the largest mental health hospital around here,”...

  • Crime Trackers: Midtown neighborhood becoming dangerous area in Tucson

    Crime Trackers: Midtown neighborhood becoming dangerous area in Tucson

    Monday, February 22 2016 9:13 PM EST2016-02-23 02:13:22 GMT

    A typical midtown neighborhood with families and schools is changing. Crime has moved in, and according to some, making it one of the most dangerous...

    A typical midtown neighborhood with families and schools is changing. Crime has moved in, and according to some, making it one of the most dangerous...

  • Crime Trackers: Caregiver, 4 others arrested for stealing from the elderly

    Crime Trackers: Caregiver, 4 others arrested for stealing from the elderly

    Monday, February 22 2016 7:07 PM EST2016-02-23 00:07:13 GMT

    There are new developments in a case we have been following since December. It involves the arrest of an Arizona healthcare worker and four others ...

    There are new developments in a case we have been following since December. It involves the arrest of an Arizona healthcare worker and four others ...

  • Crime Trackers: Person of Interest needs to be identified in trafficking in stolen goods

    Crime Trackers: Person of Interest needs to be identified in trafficking in stolen goods

    Wednesday, February 17 2016 4:45 PM EST2016-02-17 21:45:34 GMT

    Pima County Sheriff's detectives need your help to find a man they say may be selling stolen items taken during a burglary in Green Valley. Burglaries...

    Pima County Sheriff's detectives need your help to find a man they say may be selling stolen items taken during a burglary in Green Valley. Burglaries...

  • Crime Trackers: Convicted burglar back behind bars

    Crime Trackers: Convicted burglar back behind bars

    Tuesday, February 16 2016 10:53 PM EST2016-02-17 03:53:52 GMT

    A convicted burglar is back behind bars after Pima County Sheriff’s Department detectives said they have caught Micah Schaad once again, Schaad is...

    A convicted burglar is back behind bars after Pima County Sheriff’s Department detectives said they have caught Micah Schaad once again, Schaad is...

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    Crime Trackers: TPD identifies, arrests driver involved in Sunday's hit-and-run

    Crime Trackers: TPD identifies, arrests driver involved in Sunday's hit-and-run

    Monday, February 15 2016 9:57 PM EST2016-02-16 02:57:53 GMT
    Tucson Police DepartmentTucson Police Department

    Tucson Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened on Craycroft Road, just south of 22nd Street. According to TPD. a cyclist...

    Tucson Police Department has arrested a suspect involved in the hit-and-run crash that happened on Craycroft Road, just south of 22nd Street. According to TPD...

  • Crime Trackers: Thieves are using QR codes to purchase items in your name

    Crime Trackers: Thieves are using QR codes to purchase items in your name

    Monday, February 15 2016 9:27 PM EST2016-02-16 02:27:57 GMT

    Thieves are upping the ante. They are applying for virtual credit on their computers, but using your name. It's the first case of its kind in Pima County...

    Thieves are upping the ante. They are applying for virtual credit on their computers, but using your name. It's the first case of its kind in Pima County...

  • Crime Trackers: Elderly man learns harsh lesson through online dating site

    Crime Trackers: Elderly man learns harsh lesson through online dating site

    Friday, February 12 2016 9:20 PM EST2016-02-13 02:20:48 GMT

    An elderly Tucson man was at the receiving end of a hard lesson. His life savings is gone after an online date rip-off. The website is called establishedmen.com. 

    An elderly Tucson man was at the receiving end of a hard lesson. His life savings is gone after an online date rip-off. The website is called establishedmen.com. 

  • Crime Trackers: Zebra Unit arrests a man suspected of tagging Fox Theatre

    Crime Trackers: Zebra Unit arrests a man suspected of tagging Fox Theatre

    Monday, February 8 2016 9:49 PM EST2016-02-09 02:49:31 GMT

    A Tucson police unit at the end of the alphabet is usually the first to pull in high numbers of arrests. The “Zebra Unit” is the essence of community policing in action...

    A Tucson police unit at the end of the alphabet is usually the first to pull in high numbers of arrests. The “Zebra Unit” is the essence of community policing in action...

  • Crime Trackers: ATMs target for skimming device, 3 men arrested in recent incident

    Crime Trackers: ATMs target for skimming device, 3 men arrested in recent incident

    Monday, February 8 2016 8:56 PM EST2016-02-09 01:56:34 GMT

    Three men have been arrested trying to 'skim' information  from area banks. They were caught in a multi-agency operation that included Tucson police, the Secret...

    Three men have been arrested trying to 'skim' information  from area banks. They were caught in a multi-agency operation that included Tucson police, the Secret...

  • Crime Trackers: Prank phone calls to Jack In The Box causes shattered windows

    Crime Trackers: Prank phone calls to Jack In The Box causes shattered windows

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 9:23 PM EST2016-02-03 02:23:25 GMT

    People are making prank phone calls to restaurants in Tucson, but it's anything but a laughing matter. It's actually illegal and Tuesday, a local Jack In The Box...

    People are making prank phone calls to restaurants in Tucson, but it's anything but a laughing matter. It's actually illegal and Tuesday, a local Jack In The Box...

  • Crime Trackers: Neighbors share details on cross-border operation

    Crime Trackers: Neighbors share details on cross-border operation

    Monday, February 1 2016 9:39 PM EST2016-02-02 02:39:47 GMT

    New details on a story that News 4 Tucson Investigators broke on Friday. A cross-border law enforcement initiative called "Mexican Operation Diablo Express"...

    New details on a story that News 4 Tucson Investigators broke on Friday. A cross-border law enforcement initiative called "Mexican Operation Diablo Express"...

  • Crime Trackers: Stolen art collection worth $100,000

    Crime Trackers: Stolen art collection worth $100,000

    Thursday, January 28 2016 9:52 PM EST2016-01-29 02:52:27 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's DepartmentPima County Sheriff's Department

    An expensive art collection is missing from a home in Green Valley. The collection includes rare pieces of Steuben glass and a bronze sculpture...

    An expensive art collection is missing from a home in Green Valley. The collection includes rare pieces of Steuben glass and a bronze sculpture...

  • Crime Trackers: Armed robber shoots clerk in Midtown

    Crime Trackers: Armed robber shoots clerk in Midtown

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 9:52 PM EST2016-01-27 02:52:21 GMT

    A convenience store clerk was shot during an armed robbery in midtown Tucson on Tuesday. According to Tucson Police, he has hospitalized with non-life threatening...

    A convenience store clerk was shot during an armed robbery in midtown Tucson on Tuesday. According to Tucson Police, he has hospitalized with non-life threatening...

  • Crime Trackers: Suspect bounces checks to the tune of $40,000

    Crime Trackers: Suspect bounces checks to the tune of $40,000

    Friday, January 15 2016 10:49 PM EST2016-01-16 03:49:21 GMT
    Passing bad checks is a serious problem in Pima County. The impact is devastating. Marana police said one individual  ripped off over a dozen businesses for $40,000...

    Passing bad checks is a serious problem in Pima County. The impact is devastating. Marana police said one individual  ripped off over a dozen businesses for $40,000...

  • Crime Trackers: Elderly man found murdered in Catalina, PCSD needs public's help

    Crime Trackers: Elderly man found murdered in Catalina, PCSD needs public's help

    Monday, January 11 2016 7:53 PM EST2016-01-12 00:53:36 GMT

    He was well known in the Catalina-area as a man who was always helping others. 71-year-old Bob Behl was murdered just before Christmas. Someone...

    He was well known in the Catalina-area as a man who was always helping others. 71-year-old Bob Behl was murdered just before Christmas. Someone...

  • Crime Trackers: Family member speaks out about her brother's unsolved murder

    Crime Trackers: Family member speaks out about her brother's unsolved murder

    Thursday, December 31 2015 9:24 PM EST2016-01-01 02:24:51 GMT

    As we ring in the New Year, there were more than 40 homicides in Tucson and Pima County in 2015, nine less than 2014. Pima County Sheriff's Department...

    As we ring in the New Year, there were more than 40 homicides in Tucson and Pima County in 2015, nine less than 2014. Pima County Sheriff's Department...

  • Crime Trackers: Homicide numbers down in Tucson-area

    Crime Trackers: Homicide numbers down in Tucson-area

    Thursday, December 31 2015 8:44 PM EST2016-01-01 01:44:08 GMT

    Violent crime nationwide is down, according to the FBI. In Tucson, the stats reflect the trend around the country. Homicides in the Tucson-area are down from...

    Violent crime nationwide is down, according to the FBI. In Tucson, the stats reflect the trend around the country. Homicides in the Tucson-area are down from...

  • Crime Trackers: Oro Valley caregiver indicted for stealing from elderly

    Crime Trackers: Oro Valley caregiver indicted for stealing from elderly

    Friday, December 18 2015 10:56 PM EST2015-12-19 03:56:16 GMT

    A woman trusted to help take care of elderly adults abused their trust. Oro Valley police said she stole from the most vulnerable population. Kathryn Hess,...

    A woman trusted to help take care of elderly adults abused their trust. Oro Valley police said she stole from the most vulnerable population. Kathryn Hess,...

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD names person of interest in 34-year-old cold case

    Crime Trackers: PCSD names person of interest in 34-year-old cold case

    Friday, December 11 2015 9:35 PM EST2015-12-12 02:35:29 GMT
    Brenda Gerow was murdered 34 years ago. Up until last September, she was only known as Jane Doe.Hunters found her remains by the Pima County Fairgrounds in April 1981...

    Brenda Gerow was murdered 34 years ago. Up until last September, she was only known as Jane Doe.Hunters found her remains by the Pima County Fairgrounds in April 1981...

  • Crime Trackers: Oro Valley police remind shoppers to be alert this holiday season

    Crime Trackers: Oro Valley police remind shoppers to be alert this holiday season

    Wednesday, December 9 2015 9:15 PM EST2015-12-10 02:15:18 GMT
    Car break-ins are the most common crime in America. Oro Valley is experiencing a surge of them.Oro Valley had over 20 car break-ins since fall. Now that the holidays are in full swing...

    Car break-ins are the most common crime in America. Oro Valley is experiencing a surge of them.Oro Valley had over 20 car break-ins since fall. Now that the holidays are in full swing...

  • Crime Trackers: Marana police ID John Doe killed in 1995

    Crime Trackers: Marana police ID John Doe killed in 1995

    Tuesday, December 1 2015 12:05 AM EST2015-12-01 05:05:06 GMT
    Marana police detectives have identified a John Doe killed in 1995 and now the case is heating up. Detectives say the man was identified as 72-year-old John Nortonson from California. 

    Marana police detectives have identified a John Doe killed in 1995 and now the case is heating up. Detectives say the man was identified as 72-year-old John Nortonson from California. 

  • Crime Trackers: PCSD arrests teenager involved in sunglass store robbery

    Crime Trackers: PCSD arrests teenager involved in sunglass store robbery

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 9:03 PM EST2015-11-26 02:03:52 GMT
    The woman who held up an upscale sunglass specialty store at La Encantada last summer is now behind bars. Pima County Sheriff's Department...

    The woman who held up an upscale sunglass specialty store at La Encantada last summer is now behind bars. Pima County Sheriff's Department...

  • Crime Trackers: Quest for justice

    Crime Trackers: Quest for justice

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 12:42 AM EST2015-11-25 05:42:47 GMT
    Technology helped detectives solve a Tucson cold case regarding the brutal rape of a 93-year-old woman. The person responsible for this horrific crime finally was brought to justice 22 years later...

    Technology helped detectives solve a Tucson cold case regarding the brutal rape of a 93-year-old woman. The person responsible for this horrific crime finally was brought to justice 22 years later...

  • Crime Trackers: Courthouse going to the dogs

    Crime Trackers: Courthouse going to the dogs

    Tuesday, November 24 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-11-25 00:14:27 GMT
    Man's best friend is stepping in to provide comfort and emotional support to crime victims.Courthouse canines have become a growing trend for criminal justice agencies nationwide. Pima and Maricopa counties...

    Man's best friend is stepping in to provide comfort and emotional support to crime victims.Courthouse canines have become a growing trend for criminal justice agencies nationwide. Pima and Maricopa counties...

  • Crime Trackers: Survivor of deadly home invasion speaks out

    Crime Trackers: Survivor of deadly home invasion speaks out

    Monday, November 23 2015 8:41 PM EST2015-11-24 01:41:55 GMT
    Emotional words from the woman whose boyfriend was brutally attacked during a home invasion on the city's Eastside.On Nov. 12, a man entered the couple's apartment and attacked 73-year-old Biven Dryden, known as Buzzy, with a two-by-four. The incident occurred near Craycroft and Broadway. Dryden’s girlfriend, Michelle Moore who goes by Mish, said she was also attacked when she tried to call 911.Police said the suspect demanded money, but Moore explained they w...

    Emotional words from the woman whose boyfriend was brutally attacked during a home invasion on the city's Eastside.On Nov. 12, a man entered the couple's apartment and attacked 73-year-old Biven Dryden, known as Buzzy, with a two-by-four. The incident occurred near Craycroft and Broadway. Dryden’s girlfriend, Michelle Moore who goes by Mish, said she was also attacked when she tried to call 911.Police said the suspect demanded money, but Moore explained they w...

  • Crime Trackers: Body cams proving to be effective for TPD

    Crime Trackers: Body cams proving to be effective for TPD

    Tuesday, November 10 2015 12:23 AM EST2015-11-10 05:23:37 GMT
    Across the country, images of incidents involving police are flooding media outlets as police continue to do their jobs out on the streets.On May 9, 2015,  officer Michael Hunt is code 3,  which means with lights and sirens.  He had his dash-cam on. He was responding to a priority one call involving Naun Alvarez. It's reported, he was assaulting a female and pulled a gun on her in the area of Mission Manor Park.Hunt heard on the police ...
    Across the country, images of incidents involving police are flooding media outlets as police continue to do their jobs out on the streets.On May 9, 2015,  officer Michael Hunt is code 3,  which means with lights and sirens.  He had his dash-cam on. He was responding to a priority one call involving Naun Alvarez. It's reported, he was assaulting a female and pulled a gun on her in the area of Mission Manor Park.Hunt heard on the police ...
  • Crime Trackers: Foothills burglar indicted

    Crime Trackers: Foothills burglar indicted

    Monday, November 9 2015 7:50 PM EST2015-11-10 00:50:22 GMT
    The convicted felon suspected of burglarizing homes in the Foothills was indicted on 14 felony counts.Micha Schaad is facing charges of burglary, theft, child abuse, trafficking in stolen property and money laundering. On Monday, Pima County Sheriff's Department Det. Hans Goritz showed David Henry and his wife pictures of items they recovered from Schaad's vehicle and home. Among those items are some cufflinks, watches and bracelets belonging to the H...
    The convicted felon suspected of burglarizing homes in the Foothills was indicted on 14 felony counts.Micha Schaad is facing charges of burglary, theft, child abuse, trafficking in stolen property and money laundering. On Monday, Pima County Sheriff's Department Det. Hans Goritz showed David Henry and his wife pictures of items they recovered from Schaad's vehicle and home. Among those items are some cufflinks, watches and bracelets belonging to the H...
  • Crime Trackers: Hit-and-run victim breaks silence

    Crime Trackers: Hit-and-run victim breaks silence

    Friday, November 6 2015 8:52 PM EST2015-11-07 01:52:50 GMT
    A victim of a hit-and-run made a plea to the public to help find the person responsible for turning her life upside down.Even though it's been two months since Gloria Bustamante was the victim of the hit-and-run, Tucson police detectives continue to work the case.  Investigators want to know who struck the 48-year-old grandmother and then left her there.A tearful Bustamante told News 4 Tucson in an exclusive interview, “They just left me there like a dog. They...
    A victim of a hit-and-run made a plea to the public to help find the person responsible for turning her life upside down.Even though it's been two months since Gloria Bustamante was the victim of the hit-and-run, Tucson police detectives continue to work the case.  Investigators want to know who struck the 48-year-old grandmother and then left her there.A tearful Bustamante told News 4 Tucson in an exclusive interview, “They just left me there like a dog. They...
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD task force continue to help stop domestic violence cycle

    Crime Trackers: PCSD task force continue to help stop domestic violence cycle

    Thursday, November 5 2015 8:56 PM EST2015-11-06 01:56:24 GMT
    Domestic Violence Awareness month just wrapped up in October, but the Pima County Sheriff's Department Domestic Violence Task Force's work to help stop the cycle of domestic violence continues.In Arizona, someone dies due to domestic violence every three days. Heather Yager was shot seven times and lived to talk about her harrowing experience.She was shot by her former boyfriend in 2012. She said he never hit her during their relationship, but he did verbally a...
    Domestic Violence Awareness month just wrapped up in October, but the Pima County Sheriff's Department Domestic Violence Task Force's work to help stop the cycle of domestic violence continues.In Arizona, someone dies due to domestic violence every three days. Heather Yager was shot seven times and lived to talk about her harrowing experience.She was shot by her former boyfriend in 2012. She said he never hit her during their relationship, but he did verbally a...
  • Crime Trackers: Convicted felon convicted again

    Crime Trackers: Convicted felon convicted again

    Wednesday, November 4 2015 9:16 PM EST2015-11-05 02:16:59 GMT
    A convicted felon is up to his old tricks again. Only this time, the evidence was overwhelming against him.He was the state's star witness and he didn't have to take the stand. His cell phone did all the talking.“We have to find the United Car Care microchip dude,” said 34-year-old convicted felon Daniel Tegart. He was talking to a possible accomplice a year ago.  “This is a locating device, I’ll find it,” he said.Pima County Sheriff...
    A convicted felon is up to his old tricks again. Only this time, the evidence was overwhelming against him.He was the state's star witness and he didn't have to take the stand. His cell phone did all the talking.“We have to find the United Car Care microchip dude,” said 34-year-old convicted felon Daniel Tegart. He was talking to a possible accomplice a year ago.  “This is a locating device, I’ll find it,” he said.Pima County Sheriff...
  • Crime Trackers: Marana PD busts mail theft ring that uses juveniles

    Crime Trackers: Marana PD busts mail theft ring that uses juveniles

    Monday, November 2 2015 8:45 PM EST2015-11-03 01:45:35 GMT
    An organized theft ring that recruited and used juveniles has been busted.Marana police said the thieves operated from Marana, Sahuarita, Green Valley and Las Vegas, where their luck ran out.Under the bright lights of Las Vegas, some Tucsonans were allegedly committing some shady crimes. “This individual was trying to cash some stolen checks from Arizona up there in Las Vegas,” said MPD Det. Mike Torres.He said the group was stea...
    An organized theft ring that recruited and used juveniles has been busted.Marana police said the thieves operated from Marana, Sahuarita, Green Valley and Las Vegas, where their luck ran out.Under the bright lights of Las Vegas, some Tucsonans were allegedly committing some shady crimes. “This individual was trying to cash some stolen checks from Arizona up there in Las Vegas,” said MPD Det. Mike Torres.He said the group was stea...
  • Crime Trackers: Pushout thefts on the rise in Marana

    Crime Trackers: Pushout thefts on the rise in Marana

    Friday, October 30 2015 10:02 PM EDT2015-10-31 02:02:28 GMT
    Thieves have been seen loading up grocery carts and pushing them out of the stores without paying for the items.  Police said thieves use the "pushout method" to steal a load of pricey goods.Marana police said thieves are getting a hold of carts, loading them up with stolen items and then walking right out of the stores.A store surveillance video showed thieves walking out of the Walmart store in Marana last September. They piled all sorts of merchand...
    Thieves have been seen loading up grocery carts and pushing them out of the stores without paying for the items.  Police said thieves use the "pushout method" to steal a load of pricey goods.Marana police said thieves are getting a hold of carts, loading them up with stolen items and then walking right out of the stores.A store surveillance video showed thieves walking out of the Walmart store in Marana last September. They piled all sorts of merchand...
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD seeks black vehicle with police lights in connection to Monday's murder

    Crime Trackers: PCSD seeks black vehicle with police lights in connection to Monday's murder

    Tuesday, October 20 2015 10:36 PM EDT2015-10-21 02:36:55 GMT
    New details about the shooting death of 26-year-old Gerardo Camacho have been released.Early Monday morning, a car pulled into the parking lot at a Circle K convenience store located at 9810 S. Nogales Hwy, near Vail Connection Road, and a man ran into the store and said his friend had been shot. When Pima County Sheriff's Department arrived, they found Camacho dead inside the vehicle.  According to investigators, it was in South Tucson on Third Avenue and 33rd...
    New details about the shooting death of 26-year-old Gerardo Camacho have been released.Early Monday morning, a car pulled into the parking lot at a Circle K convenience store located at 9810 S. Nogales Hwy, near Vail Connection Road, and a man ran into the store and said his friend had been shot. When Pima County Sheriff's Department arrived, they found Camacho dead inside the vehicle.  According to investigators, it was in South Tucson on Third Avenue and 33rd...
  • Crime Trackers: Juveniles arrested for setting off explosives in Oro Valley

    Crime Trackers: Juveniles arrested for setting off explosives in Oro Valley

    Friday, October 16 2015 9:56 PM EDT2015-10-17 01:56:07 GMT
    A series of explosions in an Oro Valley neighborhood shook residents and kept them on edge for weeks.It started in August in the Rancho Vistoso area. The last one went off on Tuesday. That's when Oro Valley police and the Pima Regional Bomb Squad made four arrests.Residents who live in live in the area said this has always been a quiet and peaceful neighborhood. The recent explosions had them concerned.Leonard Blade has lived in the neighborhood since 1999. He ...
    A series of explosions in an Oro Valley neighborhood shook residents and kept them on edge for weeks.It started in August in the Rancho Vistoso area. The last one went off on Tuesday. That's when Oro Valley police and the Pima Regional Bomb Squad made four arrests.Residents who live in live in the area said this has always been a quiet and peaceful neighborhood. The recent explosions had them concerned.Leonard Blade has lived in the neighborhood since 1999. He ...
  • Crime Trackers: ACLU report shows systemic abuse, few apprehensions

    Crime Trackers: ACLU report shows systemic abuse, few apprehensions

    Thursday, October 15 2015 9:48 PM EDT2015-10-16 01:48:39 GMT
    The U.S. Border Patrol is facing accusations of widespread acts of abuse.It stems from a new report that outlines operations at checkpoints and roving patrols.The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona alleges that there is a systemic lack of oversight of agents who violate motorists' rights on a dramatic scale.The report is co-authored by two University of Arizona law professors.The report said that there were false alerts by service canines.The checkpoints, according to Borde...
    The U.S. Border Patrol is facing accusations of widespread acts of abuse.It stems from a new report that outlines operations at checkpoints and roving patrols.The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona alleges that there is a systemic lack of oversight of agents who violate motorists' rights on a dramatic scale.The report is co-authored by two University of Arizona law professors.The report said that there were false alerts by service canines.The checkpoints, according to Borde...
  • Crime Trackers: Pima Co. Sheriff's roundup domestic violence offenders

    Crime Trackers: Pima Co. Sheriff's roundup domestic violence offenders

    Tuesday, October 13 2015 9:43 PM EDT2015-10-14 01:43:27 GMT
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the statistics are alarming. One in four women and one in seven men are affected by domestic violence.  In fact, someone dies every three days in Arizona from a domestic violence related incident.
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the statistics are alarming. One in four women and one in seven men are affected by domestic violence.  In fact, someone dies every three days in Arizona from a domestic violence related incident.
  • Crime Trackers: Marana police seek information about 2003 cold case

    Crime Trackers: Marana police seek information about 2003 cold case

    Friday, October 9 2015 10:00 PM EDT2015-10-10 02:00:22 GMT
    For over a decade, the murder of 56-year-old Ernest Frolich has remained unsolved. Marana police detectives are working to solve it.It was the only homicide in 2003. Frolich had gone to a sports bar to watch Super Bowl XXXVII.  He had parked his RV in a parking lot at Thornydale and Orange Grove roads. He was found dead the next day.Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their first Super Bowl by defeating the Oakland Raiders 48 to 21.Frolich watched the game at Famous Sam’s...
    For over a decade, the murder of 56-year-old Ernest Frolich has remained unsolved. Marana police detectives are working to solve it.It was the only homicide in 2003. Frolich had gone to a sports bar to watch Super Bowl XXXVII.  He had parked his RV in a parking lot at Thornydale and Orange Grove roads. He was found dead the next day.Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their first Super Bowl by defeating the Oakland Raiders 48 to 21.Frolich watched the game at Famous Sam’s...
  • Crime Trackers: Jane Doe from 1981 identified, person of interest named

    Crime Trackers: Jane Doe from 1981 identified, person of interest named

    Tuesday, September 29 2015 2:33 PM EDT2015-09-29 18:33:22 GMT
    New information is shedding some light on a 34-year-old cold case involving a Jane Doe.Pima County Sheriff's detectives have her name, who she was with and where she lived. 
    New information is shedding some light on a 34-year-old cold case involving a Jane Doe.Pima County Sheriff's detectives have her name, who she was with and where she lived. 
  • Crime Trackers: Marana seeing uptick in stolen credit cards, guns

    Crime Trackers: Marana seeing uptick in stolen credit cards, guns

    Friday, September 25 2015 9:52 PM EDT2015-09-26 01:52:27 GMT
    It's a growing trend. Crime analysts at the Marana Police Department are finding thieves changing the way they steal credit cards. They're also seeing an uptick in guns being stolen out of vehicles.
    It's a growing trend. Crime analysts at the Marana Police Department are finding thieves changing the way they steal credit cards. They're also seeing an uptick in guns being stolen out of vehicles.
  • Crime Trackers: Cross border thefts

    Crime Trackers: Cross border thefts

    Wednesday, September 16 2015 9:09 PM EDT2015-09-17 01:09:28 GMT
    Every year, thousands of stolen cars cross the border from the U.S. into Mexico. Every now and then, one gets caught trying to leave Arizona.The thieves are tricky.A 2008 Ford F-350 truck and a  U-Haul trailer filled with stolen items tried to cross the border at Sasabe, Ariz. into Mexico on Aug. 25.Pima County Sheriff’s Department Auto Theft Det. Eric Heath said the thieves “switched the license plate and tried to trick the customs agents that everythin...
    Every year, thousands of stolen cars cross the border from the U.S. into Mexico. Every now and then, one gets caught trying to leave Arizona.The thieves are tricky.A 2008 Ford F-350 truck and a  U-Haul trailer filled with stolen items tried to cross the border at Sasabe, Ariz. into Mexico on Aug. 25.Pima County Sheriff’s Department Auto Theft Det. Eric Heath said the thieves “switched the license plate and tried to trick the customs agents that everythin...
  • Crime Trackers: Elderly couple falls victim to burglary

    Crime Trackers: Elderly couple falls victim to burglary

    Tuesday, September 15 2015 10:04 PM EDT2015-09-16 02:04:26 GMT
    An elderly couple's home was recently burglarized.Marana police detectives said a large amount of cash was stolen. Three people were arrested for their involvement in the burglary. Investigators said two of the suspects were familiar with the house.“Based on our investigation, it appears that they had intimate knowledge where the cash was being stored at,” said Det. Jeff Rowe.Detectives said the burglars kicked in the front door, set off t...
    An elderly couple's home was recently burglarized.Marana police detectives said a large amount of cash was stolen. Three people were arrested for their involvement in the burglary. Investigators said two of the suspects were familiar with the house.“Based on our investigation, it appears that they had intimate knowledge where the cash was being stored at,” said Det. Jeff Rowe.Detectives said the burglars kicked in the front door, set off t...
  • Crime Trackers: Suspect wanted in rash of cash machine thefts

    Crime Trackers: Suspect wanted in rash of cash machine thefts

    Tuesday, September 8 2015 9:52 PM EDT2015-09-09 01:52:32 GMT
    TUCSON- Thieves are cashing in on a sitting target, as cash machines are being vandalized and sometimes stolen.It’s a rash of thefts that Pima County Sheriff's investigators are on the verge of solving, but they just need a little help from you.PCSD Burglary Detective Hans Goritz is investigating some of the thefts that began in February. He said those thefts caused thousands and thousands of dollars in damage to people's property.An apartment complex on Ina w...
    TUCSON- Thieves are cashing in on a sitting target, as cash machines are being vandalized and sometimes stolen.It’s a rash of thefts that Pima County Sheriff's investigators are on the verge of solving, but they just need a little help from you.PCSD Burglary Detective Hans Goritz is investigating some of the thefts that began in February. He said those thefts caused thousands and thousands of dollars in damage to people's property.An apartment complex on Ina w...
  • Crime Trackers: Midvale residents team up with TPD to keep community safe

    Crime Trackers: Midvale residents team up with TPD to keep community safe

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:33 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:33:56 GMT
    Three people are under arrest in connection with a string of burglaries in the Midvale Park Neighborhood.Members of the community gave tips to Tucson Police. Officers then found the suspects in a vacant house.They arrested Gabriel Ramirez, Jorge Vega and Leslie Soto.Police said they used the stolen property for personal use, traded it for drugs or pawned it.Midvale Park residents said they look out for each other, that’s why they teamed up with Tucson police.Joe Mi...
    Three people are under arrest in connection with a string of burglaries in the Midvale Park Neighborhood.Members of the community gave tips to Tucson Police. Officers then found the suspects in a vacant house.They arrested Gabriel Ramirez, Jorge Vega and Leslie Soto.Police said they used the stolen property for personal use, traded it for drugs or pawned it.Midvale Park residents said they look out for each other, that’s why they teamed up with Tucson police.Joe Mi...
  • Crime Trackers: Auto theft victims speaks out

    Crime Trackers: Auto theft victims speaks out

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:21 PM EDT2015-08-27 02:21:06 GMT
    Ryan ParkRyan Park
    New developments on a busted auto theft ring that was exposed last night.Pima County Sheriff’s detectives are combing more than a dozen vehicles that may have been stolen. Some of the victims are speaking out.“Obviously he didn't learn his lesson so he's kind of back where he started,” said one of the victims of Ryan Park.Park is currently behind bars at the Pima County Jail where he’s being held without bond. He is a convicted felon who was recently r...
    New developments on a busted auto theft ring that was exposed last night.Pima County Sheriff’s detectives are combing more than a dozen vehicles that may have been stolen. Some of the victims are speaking out.“Obviously he didn't learn his lesson so he's kind of back where he started,” said one of the victims of Ryan Park.Park is currently behind bars at the Pima County Jail where he’s being held without bond. He is a convicted felon who was recently r...
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD detective working off duty uncovers major auto theft ring

    Crime Trackers: PCSD detective working off duty uncovers major auto theft ring

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 10:50 PM EDT2015-08-26 02:50:25 GMT
    Ryan ParkRyan Park
    When Pima County Sheriff's Auto Theft detective was off-duty, he came across two men, arguing about a vehicle.
    When Pima County Sheriff's Auto Theft detective was off-duty, he came across two men, arguing about a vehicle.
  • Crime Trackers: SVPD seeks 5 men using stolen credit cards

    Crime Trackers: SVPD seeks 5 men using stolen credit cards

    Monday, August 24 2015 9:39 PM EDT2015-08-25 01:39:30 GMT
    Sierra Vista police need your help in identifying five men who were caught on surveillance cameras using stolen credit cards.According to detectives, the men  purchased high dollar items . They believe the suspects may be out of Tucson.The credit card information was stolen from a popular restaurant in Sierra Vista known as Hibachi Grill.  Recently, some customers found themselves paying for more than just a meal.One victim said he spent $60 on the meal. T...
    Sierra Vista police need your help in identifying five men who were caught on surveillance cameras using stolen credit cards.According to detectives, the men  purchased high dollar items . They believe the suspects may be out of Tucson.The credit card information was stolen from a popular restaurant in Sierra Vista known as Hibachi Grill.  Recently, some customers found themselves paying for more than just a meal.One victim said he spent $60 on the meal. T...
  • Crime Trackers: TPD recovers $15K worth of stolen tobacco

    Crime Trackers: TPD recovers $15K worth of stolen tobacco

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 10:38 PM EDT2015-08-20 02:38:48 GMT
    An estimated $15,000 worth of stolen tobacco has been recovered and a local stolen goods resale operations has been shut down.An estimated $15,000 worth of stolen tobacco has been recovered and a local stolen goods resale operations has been shut down.
    Tucson Police Department has been investigating cigarette thefts since June.An estimated $15,000 worth of stolen tobacco has been recovered and a local stolen goods resale operation has been shut down.Det. Bill Hanson said cigarette thefts are a major problem.“We’ve got cases that are ongoing right now and more people are still out there doing this,” said Det. Hanson. “They are totaling up tens of thousands of dollars in cigarette thefts.”On Aug. 2, p...
    Tucson Police Department has been investigating cigarette thefts since June.An estimated $15,000 worth of stolen tobacco has been recovered and a local stolen goods resale operation has been shut down.Det. Bill Hanson said cigarette thefts are a major problem.“We’ve got cases that are ongoing right now and more people are still out there doing this,” said Det. Hanson. “They are totaling up tens of thousands of dollars in cigarette thefts.”On Aug. 2, p...
  • Crime Trackers: Neighbors recall Scarlett Street Shootout

    Crime Trackers: Neighbors recall Scarlett Street Shootout

    Friday, August 14 2015 9:12 PM EDT2015-08-15 01:12:10 GMT
    Chris Chapman was shocked when he saw a Tucson Police Department officer come around his house with a with a gun drawn.Chris Chapman was shocked when he saw a Tucson Police Department officer come around his house with a with a gun drawn.
    Neighbors are describing the battle over drugs in the 8100 block of E. Scarlett Street as a shootout  in broad daylight.
    Neighbors are describing the battle over drugs in the 8100 block of E. Scarlett Street as a shootout  in broad daylight.
  • Crime Trackers: FBI investigating Sierra Vista Police corporal

    Crime Trackers: FBI investigating Sierra Vista Police corporal

    Thursday, August 13 2015 8:43 PM EDT2015-08-14 00:43:27 GMT
    Corporal Mike Mitchell is on paid administration leave as the FBI helps investigate unspecified allegations.Corporal Mike Mitchell is on paid administration leave as the FBI helps investigate unspecified allegations.
    Corporal Mike Mitchell is on paid administration leave as the FBI helps investigate unspecified allegations.
    Corporal Mike Mitchell is on paid administration leave as the FBI helps investigate unspecified allegations.
  • Crime Trackers: Operation GRIT 2015 targets worst of the worst

    Crime Trackers: Operation GRIT 2015 targets worst of the worst

    Monday, August 10 2015 8:57 PM EDT2015-08-11 00:57:05 GMT
    A roundup targeting violent fugitives with ties to street gangs, resulted in 180 arrests in three counties, including Pima Count.A roundup targeting violent fugitives with ties to street gangs, resulted in 180 arrests in three counties, including Pima Count.
    TUCSON- A roundup targeting violent fugitives with ties to street gangs, resulted in 180 arrests in three counties, including Pima County.The U.S. Marshals led 'Operation GRIT 2015' with the help of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.  They have been working on the operation since May.  The U.S. Marshals said GRIT stands for Gang, Research, Intelligence, and Targeting.News 4 Tucson's Cr...
    TUCSON- A roundup targeting violent fugitives with ties to street gangs, resulted in 180 arrests in three counties, including Pima County.The U.S. Marshals led 'Operation GRIT 2015' with the help of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.  They have been working on the operation since May.  The U.S. Marshals said GRIT stands for Gang, Research, Intelligence, and Targeting.News 4 Tucson's Cr...
  • Crime Trackers: Property crimes up in AZ, but down in Marana

    Crime Trackers: Property crimes up in AZ, but down in Marana

    Monday, August 10 2015 1:05 AM EDT2015-08-10 05:05:04 GMT
    Arizona is among the top ten states in the nation for property crimes. Those crime numbers are actually going down in the city of Marana and there’s a good reason.
    Arizona is among the top ten states in the nation for property crimes. Those crime numbers are actually going down in the city of Marana and there’s a good reason.
  • Crime Trackers: Detectives searching for new clues in murder of 15-year-old girl

    Crime Trackers: Detectives searching for new clues in murder of 15-year-old girl

    Saturday, August 1 2015 3:03 AM EDT2015-08-01 07:03:02 GMT
    TUCSON- Cold Case detectives said the case may be over 30 years old, but it hasn’t been forgotten.Margaret Carebetta was a 15-year-old sophomore from Sahuaro High School.Detective Ryan O’Connor is now taking over the case that occurred on April 9th, 1982. Her body was found in the desert area off Craycroft Road and Pinchot Road.  She was reported missing by her mother two days before.She was found by two women who were out on their early morning walk.“Her ha...
    TUCSON- Cold Case detectives said the case may be over 30 years old, but it hasn’t been forgotten.Margaret Carebetta was a 15-year-old sophomore from Sahuaro High School.Detective Ryan O’Connor is now taking over the case that occurred on April 9th, 1982. Her body was found in the desert area off Craycroft Road and Pinchot Road.  She was reported missing by her mother two days before.She was found by two women who were out on their early morning walk.“Her ha...
  • Crime Trackers: Surveillance cameras catch thief in the act

    Crime Trackers: Surveillance cameras catch thief in the act

    Friday, July 24 2015 7:06 PM EDT2015-07-24 23:06:47 GMT
    After a midtown resident fell victim to a burglary years ago, he set up surveillance cameras when he moved into his new home. Earlier this week, some of those cameras were ripped off, but the thief was still caught on camera.
    After a midtown resident fell victim to a burglary years ago, he set up surveillance cameras when he moved into his new home. Earlier this week, some of those cameras were ripped off, but the thief was still caught on camera.
  • Crime Trackers: Forensics and DNA testing aid truck theft investigation

    Crime Trackers: Forensics and DNA testing aid truck theft investigation

    Thursday, July 16 2015 10:17 PM EDT2015-07-17 02:17:20 GMT
    Arizona is considered among the worst states in the nation for auto theft. The thieves are mainly targeting trucks.
    Arizona is considered among the worst states in the nation for auto theft. The thieves are mainly targeting trucks.
  • Crime Trackers: El Chapo’s first tunnel was built in Southern Arizona 25 years ago

    Crime Trackers: El Chapo’s first tunnel was built in Southern Arizona 25 years ago

    Tuesday, July 14 2015 9:48 PM EDT2015-07-15 01:48:39 GMT
    TUCSON- The escape of drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman brought to light how sophisticated tunnels pose a deep problem for authorities, but theyre nothing new along our southern border.According to NBC News, from 1990 to 2014, 169drug tunnels have been foundalong the border, with the first cross-border tunnel found in Douglas, Arizona, 25 years ago.More than 100 of them in Nogales,including the latest tunnelthat was connected to a residentialsewer line.Inside the latest tunnel, investigator...
    TUCSON- The escape of drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman brought to light how sophisticated tunnels pose a deep problem for authorities, but theyre nothing new along our southern border.According to NBC News, from 1990 to 2014, 169drug tunnels have been foundalong the border, with the first cross-border tunnel found in Douglas, Arizona, 25 years ago.More than 100 of them in Nogales,including the latest tunnelthat was connected to a residentialsewer line.Inside the latest tunnel, investigator...
  • Crime Trackers: Victims searching for stolen items and answers

    Crime Trackers: Victims searching for stolen items and answers

    Tuesday, July 14 2015 1:04 AM EDT2015-07-14 05:04:06 GMT
    A box trailer filled with family memorabilia was stolen from midtown home, but was found nine days later empty. The victims, desperate to find the items, are on the hunt.
    A box trailer filled with family memorabilia was stolen from midtown home, but was found nine days later empty. The victims, desperate to find the items, are on the hunt.
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD sets up tip line in response to voyeurism case

    Crime Trackers: PCSD sets up tip line in response to voyeurism case

    Monday, July 13 2015 9:58 PM EDT2015-07-14 01:58:17 GMT
    Two cameras were found in the women's bathroom and one was mounted underneath Jason Hooks' desk.Two cameras were found in the women's bathroom and one was mounted underneath Jason Hooks' desk.
    An executive with an international employment agency has been arrested on 24 counts of voyeurism.
    An executive with an international employment agency has been arrested on 24 counts of voyeurism.
  • Crime Trackers: June Cold Case - Antonio Serrano

    Crime Trackers: June Cold Case - Antonio Serrano

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:57 PM EDT2015-07-01 16:57:46 GMT
    It's a case that didn't receive much attention nearly 18 years ago.Now, cold case detectives are taking a different approach and are looking to the public for help in solving the brutal murder of 28-year-old Antonio Serrano.
    It's a case that didn't receive much attention nearly 18 years ago.Now, cold case detectives are taking a different approach and are looking to the public for help in solving the brutal murder of 28-year-old Antonio Serrano.
  • Crime Trackers: Man accused of assaulting women near U of A is arrested

    Crime Trackers: Man accused of assaulting women near U of A is arrested

    Monday, June 29 2015 9:40 PM EDT2015-06-30 01:40:23 GMT
    Police said Henry Yanez assaulted two women earlier this month.Police said Henry Yanez assaulted two women earlier this month.
    News 4 Tucson has uncovered details in a search warrant amid the arrest of a suspected attacker on the University of Arizona campus.
    News 4 Tucson has uncovered details in a search warrant amid the arrest of a suspected attacker on the University of Arizona campus.
  • Crime Trackers: Simple traffic stop leads exposes multiple offenses

    Crime Trackers: Simple traffic stop leads exposes multiple offenses

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 1:06 AM EDT2015-06-24 05:06:04 GMT
    On June 11 a federal agent patrolling the area came across a man driving a stolen All Terrain Vehicle. He called the Pima County Sheriff's Department to assist in the investigation.On June 11 a federal agent patrolling the area came across a man driving a stolen All Terrain Vehicle. He called the Pima County Sheriff's Department to assist in the investigation.
    A simple traffic stop in the Picture Rocks area in early June, exploded into multiple charges.
    A simple traffic stop in the Picture Rocks area in early June, exploded into multiple charges.
  • Crime Trackers: Donald Terry out on bond since April

    Crime Trackers: Donald Terry out on bond since April

    Tuesday, June 23 2015 9:50 PM EDT2015-06-24 01:50:02 GMT
    The County Attorney's office also told the court that Terry had a significant criminal record with prior felony convictions and was a flight risk because he would be facing mandatory prison time if convictedThe County Attorney's office also told the court that Terry had a significant criminal record with prior felony convictions and was a flight risk because he would be facing mandatory prison time if convicted
    Tough questions surround a man accused of sparking a dangerous police chase in Tucson. 
    Tough questions surround a man accused of sparking a dangerous police chase in Tucson. 
  • Crime Trackers: TPD arrests a tagger involved in Circle K thefts

    Crime Trackers: TPD arrests a tagger involved in Circle K thefts

    Friday, June 12 2015 9:41 PM EDT2015-06-13 01:41:59 GMT
    Surveillance cameras captured Delgado and Oscar Bringas going behind the counter and stealing the merchandise from Circle K.Surveillance cameras captured Delgado and Oscar Bringas going behind the counter and stealing the merchandise from Circle K.
    “It happens so often that in some cases, it's hard to keep up with.” That's what one local business owner told News 4 Tucson about the tagging on his building.
    “It happens so often that in some cases, it's hard to keep up with.” That's what one local business owner told News 4 Tucson about the tagging on his building.
  • Crime Trackers: Ex-con scamming major retailers

    Crime Trackers: Ex-con scamming major retailers

    Thursday, June 11 2015 9:52 PM EDT2015-06-12 01:52:08 GMT
    Tucson police detectives say 62-year-old Cedric Pierce has been going all over Tucson saying he's with a non-profit organization and wants to return merchandise without a receipt.Tucson police detectives say 62-year-old Cedric Pierce has been going all over Tucson saying he's with a non-profit organization and wants to return merchandise without a receipt.
    A convicted con artist is using the name of well known non-profit organizations to scam major retailers.
    A convicted con artist is using the name of well known non-profit organizations to scam major retailers.
  • Crime Trackers: Judge reduces alleged killer’s bond to $900,000

    Crime Trackers: Judge reduces alleged killer’s bond to $900,000

    Thursday, June 4 2015 9:20 PM EDT2015-06-05 01:20:27 GMT
    David Watson has pleaded not guilty to three counts of first degree murder.David Watson has pleaded not guilty to three counts of first degree murder.
    A former Tucson Fire Captain was back in court on Thursday, May 4.
    A former Tucson Fire Captain was back in court on Thursday, May 4.
  • Crime Trackers: Golden Barrel cactus caper

    Crime Trackers: Golden Barrel cactus caper

    Tuesday, June 2 2015 12:36 PM EDT2015-06-02 16:36:09 GMT
    Cactus crooks are making their way into people's yards, businesses, or anywhere they can get their hands on the Golden Barrel cactus.
    Cactus crooks are making their way into people's yards, businesses, or anywhere they can get their hands on the Golden Barrel cactus.
  • Crime Trackers: Community Problems Unit has high success clearing cases

    Crime Trackers: Community Problems Unit has high success clearing cases

    Monday, May 25 2015 9:42 PM EDT2015-05-26 01:42:29 GMT
    Many of the cases the unit investigates crosses into other sections of the Criminal Investigations Division.Many of the cases the unit investigates crosses into other sections of the Criminal Investigations Division.
    It's a division you don't hear much about, but the Community Problems Unit is among the busiest in the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
    It's a division you don't hear much about, but the Community Problems Unit is among the busiest in the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
  • Crime Trackers: Serial shoplifter turns himself in

    Crime Trackers: Serial shoplifter turns himself in

    Friday, May 22 2015 9:58 PM EDT2015-05-23 01:58:40 GMT
    On Tuesday, Jesus Cota turned himself in at the Pima County Jail. Pima County Sheriff's deputies credit the public and the "Community Special Problems" Unit with Cota's arrest.On Tuesday, Jesus Cota turned himself in at the Pima County Jail. Pima County Sheriff's deputies credit the public and the "Community Special Problems" Unit with Cota's arrest.
    A serial shoplifter who has been targeting Circle K's is behind bars.His picture went out on Monday to news outlets, and social media. On Tuesday, Jesus Cota turned himself in at the Pima County Jail.
    A serial shoplifter who has been targeting Circle K's is behind bars.His picture went out on Monday to news outlets, and social media. On Tuesday, Jesus Cota turned himself in at the Pima County Jail.
  • Crime Trackers: Rose Theft

    Crime Trackers: Rose Theft

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 10:41 PM EDT2015-05-20 02:41:56 GMT
    Over the past few weeks, four blue rose pots at the the Dasse Law Firm have been stolen.Over the past few weeks, four blue rose pots at the the Dasse Law Firm have been stolen.
    Tucson is among the highest in property crimes in the nation. A recent incident involved a law firm that handles personal injury cases, and they're taking it personally.
    Tucson is among the highest in property crimes in the nation. A recent incident involved a law firm that handles personal injury cases, and they're taking it personally.
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD Border Interdiction Unit has impressive stats

    Crime Trackers: PCSD Border Interdiction Unit has impressive stats

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 1:06 AM EDT2015-05-19 05:06:05 GMT
    For a new unit within the Pima County Sheriff's Department, the statistics are quite impressive.
    For a new unit within the Pima County Sheriff's Department, the statistics are quite impressive.
  • Crime Trackers: PCSD takes down major crime ring

    Crime Trackers: PCSD takes down major crime ring

    Monday, May 11 2015 10:58 PM EDT2015-05-12 02:58:46 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's detectives recently arrested four people on identity theft, fraud and theft charges.Pima County Sheriff's detectives recently arrested four people on identity theft, fraud and theft charges.
    A major Miami crime ring was taken down in Tucson.Pima County Sheriff's detectives recently arrested four people on identity theft, fraud and theft charges.
    A major Miami crime ring was taken down in Tucson.Pima County Sheriff's detectives recently arrested four people on identity theft, fraud and theft charges.
  • Crime Trackers: Linda Watson cold case update

    Crime Trackers: Linda Watson cold case update

    Friday, May 8 2015 9:47 PM EDT2015-05-09 01:47:36 GMT
    Linda Watson's remains were found near the Silverbell Mine area. Someone traveled 30 miles to bring her their from her westside home where she disappeared in 2000.Linda Watson's remains were found near the Silverbell Mine area. Someone traveled 30 miles to bring her their from her westside home where she disappeared in 2000.
    Why did it take nearly a decade to identify the remains of Linda Watson?
    Why did it take nearly a decade to identify the remains of Linda Watson?
  • Crime Trackers: Law enforcement unions vandalized

    Crime Trackers: Law enforcement unions vandalized

    Monday, May 4 2015 9:36 PM EDT2015-05-05 01:36:18 GMT
    The vandals also wrote on the concrete "Fuera Migra" meaning "Out with Border Patrol." They also spray-painted an 'A' on the side of the building.The vandals also wrote on the concrete "Fuera Migra" meaning "Out with Border Patrol." They also spray-painted an 'A' on the side of the building.
    Law enforcement union offices were targets of vandalism over the weekend after the so-called anarchists claimed responsibility for thousands of dollars in damages.
    Law enforcement union offices were targets of vandalism over the weekend after the so-called anarchists claimed responsibility for thousands of dollars in damages.
  • Crime Trackers: Man of Fraud

    Crime Trackers: Man of Fraud

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 11:04 PM EDT2015-04-29 03:04:37 GMT
    A man posing as a man of God, and claiming to do the Lord's work is conning people out of thousands of dollars.
    A man posing as a man of God, and claiming to do the Lord's work is conning people out of thousands of dollars.
  • Crime Trackers: Business owner caught stealing from donation bins in Ajo

    Crime Trackers: Business owner caught stealing from donation bins in Ajo

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 10:42 PM EDT2015-04-29 02:42:41 GMT
    Lt. Bill Clements said Ronald Jones took stolen items from St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store to his thrift store just a block away and sold them.Lt. Bill Clements said Ronald Jones took stolen items from St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store to his thrift store just a block away and sold them.
    On April 16, Pima County Sheriff's Department arrested 72-year-old Ronald Jones for stealing from the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.
    On April 16, Pima County Sheriff's Department arrested 72-year-old Ronald Jones for stealing from the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.
  • Crime Trackers: Thieves break into southwest side school

    Crime Trackers: Thieves break into southwest side school

    Monday, April 13 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-04-14 01:44:12 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's Department said computers and a flat screen television were taken from a portable classroom at Johnson Primary School.Pima County Sheriff's Department said computers and a flat screen television were taken from a portable classroom at Johnson Primary School.
    Pima County Sheriff's Department said computers and a flat screen television were taken from a portable classroom at Johnson Primary School.School officials said there were signs of forced entry.
    Pima County Sheriff's Department said computers and a flat screen television were taken from a portable classroom at Johnson Primary School.School officials said there were signs of forced entry.
  • Crime Trackers: Sheriff's detectives track down burglar who left his jail documents at crime scene

    Crime Trackers: Sheriff's detectives track down burglar who left his jail documents at crime scene

    Thursday, April 9 2015 9:42 PM EDT2015-04-10 01:42:10 GMT
    Garret Loera was released from jail last week. Detectives say two days later he was in neighborhood burglarizing a house when he left behind his release paperwork from the jail.Garret Loera was released from jail last week. Detectives say two days later he was in neighborhood burglarizing a house when he left behind his release paperwork from the jail.
    A serial burglar who targeted the northwest side of town is behind bars -- again.
    A serial burglar who targeted the northwest side of town is behind bars -- again.
  • Crime Trackers: Wal-Mart employee fired after stopping shoplifters

    Crime Trackers: Wal-Mart employee fired after stopping shoplifters

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 9:40 PM EDT2015-04-09 01:40:48 GMT
    James Young stopped two shoplifters from leaving the garden center at the Wal-Mart in Sahuarita.James Young stopped two shoplifters from leaving the garden center at the Wal-Mart in Sahuarita.
    A former Wal-Mart employee whose job it was to stop shoplifters now finds himself shopping for a new job.The incident happened three weeks ago in Sahaurita.
    A former Wal-Mart employee whose job it was to stop shoplifters now finds himself shopping for a new job.The incident happened three weeks ago in Sahaurita.
  • CrimeTrackers: Detectives continue to search for Maribel Gonzales' killer

    CrimeTrackers: Detectives continue to search for Maribel Gonzales' killer

    Monday, March 30 2015 12:53 PM EDT2015-03-30 16:53:36 GMT
    Detectives continue to search for 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales' killerDetectives continue to search for 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales' killer
    It's been almost a year since the body of 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales was found in Avra Valley. Now, new information has Pima County Sheriff's homicide detectives asking for your help to solve the case.
    It's been almost a year since the body of 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales was found in Avra Valley. Now, new information has Pima County Sheriff's homicide detectives asking for your help to solve the case.
  • Crime Trackers: Mail thieves target Tucsonans during Tax Season

    Crime Trackers: Mail thieves target Tucsonans during Tax Season

    Tuesday, March 24 2015 10:40 AM EDT2015-03-24 14:40:26 GMT
    Mail theft is the no. 1 white-collar crime across the nation according to several U.S. Postal Inspectors. According to the inspectors, people living in the zip codes 85710 and 85719 are currently being targeted.This federal crime leads to all sorts of problems, including identity theft and credit card fraud. Thieves are targeting community mail boxes. They're stealing credit cards, money and financial documents. One Tucsonan had his replacement card stolen last fall. Inspectors said i...
    Mail theft is the no. 1 white-collar crime across the nation according to several U.S. Postal Inspectors. According to the inspectors, people living in the zip codes 85710 and 85719 are currently being targeted.This federal crime leads to all sorts of problems, including identity theft and credit card fraud. Thieves are targeting community mail boxes. They're stealing credit cards, money and financial documents. One Tucsonan had his replacement card stolen last fall. Inspectors said i...
  • Crime Trackers: Burglary victim helps PCSD nab suspect

    Crime Trackers: Burglary victim helps PCSD nab suspect

    Friday, March 20 2015 9:35 PM EDT2015-03-21 01:35:43 GMT
    A homeowner caught a suspected burglar in the act but before getting away the homeowner got a good look at the guy.Then just days later, the victim saw the suspect at a convenience store and called 9-1-1 helping law enforcement authorities make the arrest.It was Monday when Barb and Dave's house was burglarized. They asked we use their first names only. Five days earlier, there was another victim who saw 55 year old Richard Crabtree trying to break into his house.Pima County sheriff's ...
    A homeowner caught a suspected burglar in the act but before getting away the homeowner got a good look at the guy.Then just days later, the victim saw the suspect at a convenience store and called 9-1-1 helping law enforcement authorities make the arrest.It was Monday when Barb and Dave's house was burglarized. They asked we use their first names only. Five days earlier, there was another victim who saw 55 year old Richard Crabtree trying to break into his house.Pima County sheriff's ...
  • Crime Trackers: Burglary victims reunited with stolen goods

    Crime Trackers: Burglary victims reunited with stolen goods

    Tuesday, March 17 2015 9:17 PM EDT2015-03-18 01:17:32 GMT
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department held a swap meet of sorts on Tuesday, March 17, for burglary victims. Several weeks ago, one victim spotted a pickup truck on the northwest side. She recognized it from a neighbor's surveillance video and called 9-1-1. From there, Marana police pulled the truck over and the police found the victim's jewelry inside. Detectives served a search warrant at a mobile home, in Avra Valley and uncovered even more.Now, they're matching those items with their...
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department held a swap meet of sorts on Tuesday, March 17, for burglary victims. Several weeks ago, one victim spotted a pickup truck on the northwest side. She recognized it from a neighbor's surveillance video and called 9-1-1. From there, Marana police pulled the truck over and the police found the victim's jewelry inside. Detectives served a search warrant at a mobile home, in Avra Valley and uncovered even more.Now, they're matching those items with their...
  • Crime Trackers: Sheriff's detectives show off stolen loot

    Crime Trackers: Sheriff's detectives show off stolen loot

    Tuesday, March 10 2015 10:03 PM EDT2015-03-11 02:03:46 GMT
    Some stolen loot needs to be returned to its rightful owners.The question is, Pima County Sheriff's Detectives don't know who that is. A week ago, News 4 Tucson was with detectives as they served a search warrant in Avra Valley.It started when a burglary victim's friend spotted a Silver Nissan pickup at Ina and Thornydale.They recognized it from a neighbor's surveillance video as being parked in front of the victim's house three weeks ago. The friend called the victim, she got in her ca...
    Some stolen loot needs to be returned to its rightful owners.The question is, Pima County Sheriff's Detectives don't know who that is. A week ago, News 4 Tucson was with detectives as they served a search warrant in Avra Valley.It started when a burglary victim's friend spotted a Silver Nissan pickup at Ina and Thornydale.They recognized it from a neighbor's surveillance video as being parked in front of the victim's house three weeks ago. The friend called the victim, she got in her ca...
  • Crime Trackers: TPD Officer battles city hall for back pay after she falls victim to rank injustice

    Crime Trackers: TPD Officer battles city hall for back pay after she falls victim to rank injustice

    Friday, March 6 2015 9:50 PM EST2015-03-07 02:50:20 GMT
    A battle is brewing over back pay for a Tucson Police lieutenant who was demoted to sergeant in 2012. She was then reinstated last year. Diana Lopez lost her rank after an internal investigation revealed she shared sexually explicit images of herself with another officer she had a relationship with at that time. It's a rank she fought to get back after she was demoted to sergeant.She may have... 
    A battle is brewing over back pay for a Tucson Police lieutenant who was demoted to sergeant in 2012. She was then reinstated last year. Diana Lopez lost her rank after an internal investigation revealed she shared sexually explicit images of herself with another officer she had a relationship with at that time. It's a rank she fought to get back after she was demoted to sergeant.She may have... 
  • Crime Trackers: Burglary victim helps police nab suspects who broke into her home

    Crime Trackers: Burglary victim helps police nab suspects who broke into her home

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 9:06 PM EST2015-03-04 02:06:49 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff Department deputies serving search warrant on Avra Valley housePima County Sheriff Department deputies serving search warrant on Avra Valley house
    A burglary victim helped police arrest the people she suspects broke into her home a week ago.The Pima County Sheriff's burglary unit converged on the Avra Valley mobile home, after Marana police got a 911 call from the victim saying she had spotted the vehicle in the Ina and Thornydale area. Police found the vehicle and made a traffic stop. A K-9 unit was brought in, the dog alerted officers and they found drug paraphernalia and a stolen gun with a silencer. Turns out that gun w...
    A burglary victim helped police arrest the people she suspects broke into her home a week ago.The Pima County Sheriff's burglary unit converged on the Avra Valley mobile home, after Marana police got a 911 call from the victim saying she had spotted the vehicle in the Ina and Thornydale area. Police found the vehicle and made a traffic stop. A K-9 unit was brought in, the dog alerted officers and they found drug paraphernalia and a stolen gun with a silencer. Turns out that gun w...
  • Crime Trackers: Widow is scammed by internet romance

    Crime Trackers: Widow is scammed by internet romance

    Monday, March 2 2015 9:25 PM EST2015-03-03 02:25:09 GMT
    On any given day scam artists are surfing the internet looking for victims to prey on.One woman who asked to remain anonymous fell for such a scam. But is speaking out so that others won't make the same mistake.She's a recent widow who went on a popular website to meet people. She said she was alone and vulnerable. She never imagined she'd be taken for a ride.She told News 4 Tucson, “I feel foolish, and embarrassed, and stupid. I know I am not a stupid person but I did a stupid thing.”...
    On any given day scam artists are surfing the internet looking for victims to prey on.One woman who asked to remain anonymous fell for such a scam. But is speaking out so that others won't make the same mistake.She's a recent widow who went on a popular website to meet people. She said she was alone and vulnerable. She never imagined she'd be taken for a ride.She told News 4 Tucson, “I feel foolish, and embarrassed, and stupid. I know I am not a stupid person but I did a stupid thing.”...
  • Crime Trackers: Naco drug tunnel considered longest in Arizona

    Crime Trackers: Naco drug tunnel considered longest in Arizona

    Monday, March 2 2015 8:41 PM EST2015-03-03 01:41:40 GMT
    "This was an obvious attempt to dig under the fence past the agents past the technology and come up in a concealed place". That's what Kevin Hecht is saying. He's the Deputy Patrol agent in charge in Nogales, and has spent half of his 20 year career with the Border Patrol Tunnel Unit.The Naco Tunnel was found last week. Federal agents say over two tons of marijuana with a street value of $3-million was smuggled through it.It's being investigated by federal agents and Bisbee police.Ne...
    "This was an obvious attempt to dig under the fence past the agents past the technology and come up in a concealed place". That's what Kevin Hecht is saying. He's the Deputy Patrol agent in charge in Nogales, and has spent half of his 20 year career with the Border Patrol Tunnel Unit.The Naco Tunnel was found last week. Federal agents say over two tons of marijuana with a street value of $3-million was smuggled through it.It's being investigated by federal agents and Bisbee police.Ne...
  • Crime Trackers: TPD bust retail theft couple

    Crime Trackers: TPD bust retail theft couple

    Friday, February 27 2015 9:34 PM EST2015-02-28 02:34:05 GMT
    A retail theft couple was recently busted after the group spent several months targeting stores in Tucson. According to local law enforcement, the couple would steal designer purses and shoes to feed a drug habit.“In this case it's heroin,” said Detective Olga Ramirez. “To support their habit, that is what the result is.”Amelia Gordon was arrested at a traffic stop about two weeks ago. She was caught on a surveillance video stealing items from a Walmart store. Her boyfriend, Richard J...
    A retail theft couple was recently busted after the group spent several months targeting stores in Tucson. According to local law enforcement, the couple would steal designer purses and shoes to feed a drug habit.“In this case it's heroin,” said Detective Olga Ramirez. “To support their habit, that is what the result is.”Amelia Gordon was arrested at a traffic stop about two weeks ago. She was caught on a surveillance video stealing items from a Walmart store. Her boyfriend, Richard J...
  • Crime Trackers: 1986 Cold Case: 88-year-old man, bound, and beaten to death

    Crime Trackers: 1986 Cold Case: 88-year-old man, bound, and beaten to death

    Thursday, February 26 2015 9:49 PM EST2015-02-27 02:49:23 GMT
    An 88 year old man was brutally murdered in his home.It happened almost 28 years ago to the day.Ed Knagge was found beaten and tied up in his northeast side home. Detectives say it was a robbery that went too far, and they're looking for those responsible.Pima County Sheriff's cold case detective Mark O' Dell said, “I think they are cold, callous, and have no regard for life.”Detective O' Dell is now investigating the murder of Ed Knagge.The 88 year old retired Pima County Transportation ...
    An 88 year old man was brutally murdered in his home.It happened almost 28 years ago to the day.Ed Knagge was found beaten and tied up in his northeast side home. Detectives say it was a robbery that went too far, and they're looking for those responsible.Pima County Sheriff's cold case detective Mark O' Dell said, “I think they are cold, callous, and have no regard for life.”Detective O' Dell is now investigating the murder of Ed Knagge.The 88 year old retired Pima County Transportation ...
  • Crime Trackers: Private Investigator believes he knows who the suspects are in the Celis kidnapping

    Crime Trackers: Private Investigator believes he knows who the suspects are in the Celis kidnapping

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:58 GMT
    Where is Isabel Celis? The six year old disappeared in April 2012 from her midtown home. Since then Tucson Police have followed up on more than 2,000 leads, and spent about one million dollars on the investigation.New detectives along with a new sergeant were assigned to the case a year ago. They've re-canvassed the neighborhood, still nothing on the little girl's whereabouts. Police say as new leads come in they follow up on them.The private investigator the family contacted said, “Whoe...
    Where is Isabel Celis? The six year old disappeared in April 2012 from her midtown home. Since then Tucson Police have followed up on more than 2,000 leads, and spent about one million dollars on the investigation.New detectives along with a new sergeant were assigned to the case a year ago. They've re-canvassed the neighborhood, still nothing on the little girl's whereabouts. Police say as new leads come in they follow up on them.The private investigator the family contacted said, “Whoe...
  • CrimeTrackers: Flowing Wells High student is brutally attacked, TPD arrests suspect

    CrimeTrackers: Flowing Wells High student is brutally attacked, TPD arrests suspect

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:58 GMT
    TUCSON - A Flowing Wells High School student was arrested after he was accused of aggravated assault on another student.
    TUCSON - A Flowing Wells High School student was arrested after he was accused of aggravated assault on another student.
  • Crime Trackers: Marana Police stop suspect accused in crosstown crime spree

    Crime Trackers: Marana Police stop suspect accused in crosstown crime spree

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:58 GMT
    A crime spree that started Thursday morning, with the robbery of a Tucson convenience store, ended in Marana.  Police say the suspect confronted them with a stolen gun in the 5600 block of West Coca Cola Place. 
    A crime spree that started Thursday morning, with the robbery of a Tucson convenience store, ended in Marana.  Police say the suspect confronted them with a stolen gun in the 5600 block of West Coca Cola Place. 
  • CrimeTrackers: Super Bowl XLIX security

    CrimeTrackers: Super Bowl XLIX security

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:58 GMT
    PHOENIX- Law enforcement is on high alert to keep the million plus visitors who will be flocking to the Grand Canyon State safe. The main draw is Super Bowl XLIX, but there are also numerous other events going on besides the Super Bowl, including the PGA's Phoenix Open.News 4 Tucson was granted rare access into the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC)."We look at every potential threat," said Captain Steve Harrison, Director of the ACTIC.That's why they have eyes watching over...
    PHOENIX- Law enforcement is on high alert to keep the million plus visitors who will be flocking to the Grand Canyon State safe. The main draw is Super Bowl XLIX, but there are also numerous other events going on besides the Super Bowl, including the PGA's Phoenix Open.News 4 Tucson was granted rare access into the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC)."We look at every potential threat," said Captain Steve Harrison, Director of the ACTIC.That's why they have eyes watching over...
  • CrimeTrackers: Sahuaro High School campus melee

    CrimeTrackers: Sahuaro High School campus melee

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:57 GMT
    TUCSON - Some Sahuaro High School parents said their children were suspended for a fight they tried to avoid, after an after-school confrontation broke out on Monday, Jan. 26.Six friends were trying to avoid the confrontation."[The fight occurred] just because one girl didn't like what another girl was wearing," said parent Trina Petroshus. "Absolutely ridiculous."Petroshus' son was among the group that was jumped on Monday."They were lying on the ground being beaten," said Petroshus. "While ...
    TUCSON - Some Sahuaro High School parents said their children were suspended for a fight they tried to avoid, after an after-school confrontation broke out on Monday, Jan. 26.Six friends were trying to avoid the confrontation."[The fight occurred] just because one girl didn't like what another girl was wearing," said parent Trina Petroshus. "Absolutely ridiculous."Petroshus' son was among the group that was jumped on Monday."They were lying on the ground being beaten," said Petroshus. "While ...
  • Crime Trackers: Walmart theft suspects captured by police

    Crime Trackers: Walmart theft suspects captured by police

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:55 GMT
    A shoplifting ring is hitting Walmart stores in Pima County. Detectives say they're stealing high dollar computers. A News 4 Tucson viewer recognized one of the thieves when we showed his picture on the air earlier this week.“The thieves walked into the Walmart by the Foothills Mall on January 14," investigators said. "He had a shopping cart and headed to the electronics department, where he loaded it up with computers, walked out, and into a white SUV."Pima County Sheriff's Detectiv...
    A shoplifting ring is hitting Walmart stores in Pima County. Detectives say they're stealing high dollar computers. A News 4 Tucson viewer recognized one of the thieves when we showed his picture on the air earlier this week.“The thieves walked into the Walmart by the Foothills Mall on January 14," investigators said. "He had a shopping cart and headed to the electronics department, where he loaded it up with computers, walked out, and into a white SUV."Pima County Sheriff's Detectiv...
  • Crime Trackers: Marana PD solves 28 year cold-case

    Crime Trackers: Marana PD solves 28 year cold-case

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:20 PM EST2015-02-24 00:20:55 GMT
    A cold-case nearly 28-years in the making has been solved thanks to persistent police work and a family that never gave up and amazing forensics.Part of that incredible forensic work was facial reconstruction done by the FBI. Agents started working on it five years ago when the case was reopened.Back then, the victim was called "Jane Doe."Her actual name is Deanna Lee Criswell. She's was just 16 years old when she was murdered. Police say she had been shot five times.Tom Mooney is the c...
    A cold-case nearly 28-years in the making has been solved thanks to persistent police work and a family that never gave up and amazing forensics.Part of that incredible forensic work was facial reconstruction done by the FBI. Agents started working on it five years ago when the case was reopened.Back then, the victim was called "Jane Doe."Her actual name is Deanna Lee Criswell. She's was just 16 years old when she was murdered. Police say she had been shot five times.Tom Mooney is the c...
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