Law & Order Briefs

2013-04-24T00:00:00Z 2013-04-25T08:15:13Z Law & Order Briefs Arizona Daily Star
April 24, 2013 12:00 am

Masked man tries robbery at ATM

A man armed with a knife and wearing a goblin mask attempted to rob a woman at a north-side ATM last week.

The woman pulled up to the Bank of America drive-thru ATM near North Thornydale Road and West Linda Vista Boulevard on the evening of March 18, Deputy Tom Peine, spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff's Department, said in a news release.

While at the ATM, a man in a Halloween mask appeared at her window holding a knife.

The woman quickly drove away and was unharmed.

"Surveillance footage ... showed what appeared to be a male individual with a light complexion and dark hair wearing dark clothing and what looks like a green demon mask with purple horns," Peine said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Kimberly Matas

Deputies ID woman killed in wreck

A woman who died after her car crashed through a guardrail on Tucson's southwest side Sunday has been identified at Minnie Richardson.

Richardson, 71, crashed about 7:30 a.m. on West Irvington Road at South Mission Road after a witness said she had run two red lights and hit a curb and a bus stop sign while traveling about 15 mph, Deputy Tom Peine, a Pima County sheriff's spokesman, said in a news release.

She was taken to a hospital after the wreck and died later in the day. It is believed Richardson suffered a medical episode before the crash, Peine said.

Arizona Daily Star

Walk set to benefit police dog unit

Dog owners can walk their canine companions Saturday in support of four-legged members of the Tucson Police Department.

The fifth annual Canine Walk for K-9 Cops, organized by the Tucson Police Foundation, will benefit the TPD police dog unit.

TPD dogs and their handlers will lead the mile-long walk beginning at 8 a.m. at Brandi Fenton Park, 3482 E. River Road. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.

The walk will be followed by breakfast (for human participants), contests and dog demonstrations.

Registration is $20 per dog and owner. Each additional dog is $10 and each additional walker is $5. Each pup will receive a Tucson Police Foundation bandanna and doggy bag.

Participants should register by 5 p.m. Friday, either by phone, 207-2878, or online at www.tucsonpolicefoundation.org

Kimberly Matas

On StarNet: Find an interactive crime map for Tucson and Pima County at azstarnet.com/crimemap

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