Tucson police ofce to investigate ‘white powdery substance’ after the storm

Police officers in Tucson, Arizona, jokingly considered a “white powdery substance” in their city.
(Tucson Police Department)

Police officers in Arizona’s ofce investigated an unknown substance that descended on the city which has seen unusual snowfall of the past few days.

“Tucson never seen anything like this,” Tucson Police Sgt. Pete Dugan said in a video tweeted by the department. “We have already made a lot of calls about a white, powdery substance.”

Dugan and a fellow officer were seen for studies of the dust — snow, of course — and joked that the crime lab was investigating.

“As soon as we know what this is, then we will let you know. Please don’t go in this, ” he warned, joking that the snow was burning his hands and gums.


The state of Arizona has seen unusually high amounts of snowfall in the areas of the state known for its heat.

At the end of the video, the officers realized the snow was “frozen water, let’s get out of here,” before engaging in a playful snow fight.

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