On Tuesday, Tucson Chief of Police Chris Magnus tweeted a picture of a shattered driver-side window with the message “In my haste last night, I left my backpack in my car. Guess I had to learn that lesson (one I even preach!) the hard way.”
Tucson is considered the most dangerous city in Arizona.
In February 18, Tucson Police officers responded to a report of a carjacking by Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. The carjacker fled in Rothschild’s City-owned Toyota Prius. The ADI reported at the time that Rothschild was not the first victim of the suspect that day.
The suspect had tried to “take a different vehicle in the area shortly before approaching the mayor,” according to TPD. “In that incident, the suspect entered a vehicle parked in front of a residence. As he attempted to take the vehicle, he was approached by the residents of the home who advised they were calling the police. The suspect fled on foot and a neighbor began chasing him. During the chase, the suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the neighbor who then stopped following.”
The carjacking occurred in midtown, in midday.