Police Dispatch

Police Dispatch

In a kind of modern David-versus-Goliath tale, a small young woman thrust herself past a couple of large guards to successfully shoplift one tiny item from a Foothills-area big-box store.

Police Dispatch

A woman’s neighbor subjected her to a kind of reverse-peeping-Tom situation, sneaking around her house and trying to make her look at him through her windows.

Police Dispatch: Older but Bolder

A (much) older-than-average University of Arizona student escaped punishment after reports of him masturbating in his car while watching convenience-store patrons.

Police Dispatch: Hometown Teardown

A group-home caretaker expressed a frightening and strangely specific antipathy toward a young client because he happened to be from St. Louis, Missouri.

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A thrifty-but-shifty drug user was arrested at a Safeway he’d been hanging out at for the last seven hours, according to a Pima County Sheriff’s Department report.

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A University of Arizona professor was rather bizarrely unbothered when he received an extremely unpleasant email.

Police Dispatch

A drunk and disorderly college man doggedly denied spitting on two female peers, according to a University of Arizona Police Department report.

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A pantsless (but very strong) man apparently uprooted his neighbor's tree one night after her family declined to attend his parties.

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A man went on a mini-rampage after being fired from his job at a quiet north-side brunch café

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A man was interrupted in the middle of a bold attempt to get the full-bath experience (complete with bubbles!)

Police Dispatch

Not the hot dog stand!

Police Dispatch: Tablet Tug-o’-War

A phone-store customer and employee tussled like toddlers over a tablet...

Police Dispatch: An Unharshable Mellow

Some Oro Valley stoners were just high enough to, like, totally not care when a cop nailed them for having a vehicle full of marijuana and paraphernalia

Police Dispatch

A man stopped for (very) erratic driving actually fell asleep while trying interact with the cop who'd pulled him over.

Police Dispatch

Two former housemates' conflict over tidiness was followed by a custody battle over a vacuum cleaner...

Police Dispatch: Tripping the Lights Bombastic?

A meth-using man with an impressive slang vocabulary literally seized domestic power (sort of) by turning off his mother's electricity


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