Published on September 28, 2022
ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (Sept. 28, 2022) - Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) Sergeant Jose Sanchez was cited by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) for leaving the scene of a collision stemming from an off-duty incident on September 6, 2022. In order to avoid interfering with the investigation, OVPD was not able to advise the community until the criminal investigation by the PCSD was complete.
Inquiries regarding the details of the criminal investigation should be forwarded to the PCSD. In addition, there is an ongoing administrative investigation to determine whether any policy violations occurred. OVPD would like to thank PCSD for their professionalism throughout the investigation.
Chief Kara Riley stated “OVPD is committed to complete transparency and is now able to advise the community of this incident. The trust of our community is vitally important to us, and we will always strive to maintain that trust.”