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Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, February 18, 2005
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An unknown person broke the window of a room at Graham-Greenlee Residence Hall, 610 N. Highland Ave., Tuesday morning, reports stated.

One of the students told police he was asleep at 2 a.m. when he heard some voices outside his window, reports stated.

He told police he heard the voices say, "Wouldn't it be funny to break a window?" reports stated.

He then heard a bang and noticed the window was broken. He looked outside and didn't see anyone, reports stated.

The window appeared to be broken by a rock, reports stated.

Police found no further evidence, suspects or witnesses.


A student received a threatening letter at Villa Del Puente Residence Hall, 575 N. Highland Ave., from an unknown person Wednesday, reports stated.

The student told police he believed the letter was from his father's girlfriend, reports stated.

He said his father is ill in a hospice and his money was cut off, reports stated.

Police read the letter and no threats were made in the letter. There was no criminal violence contained in the letter, reports stated.

The student told police he felt he was being threatened indirectly, but could not explain how, reports stated.


A student's wallet was stolen out of her purse in the Music building, 1017 N. Olive Road, Wednesday afternoon, reports stated.

The student told police she locked her purse in one of the music booths in the basement of the building at 2 p.m., and when she returned to the booth an hour later, her wallet was missing out of her purse, reports stated.

She told police whoever stole her wallet has keys to the booths in the basement, reports stated.

She then told police all students have keys, and she has no idea who took the wallet, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.


A professor reported a disruptive student, who he administratively dropped, attended his Spanish class held in the Harvill building, 1103 E. Second St., Wednesday, reports stated.

The professor told police the 75-year-old student had been dropped from his class due to too many absences, reports stated.

He told police she had missed the first day of class and did not receive the syllabus along with everybody else, which ultimately set her back, reports stated.

The professor said the student is prone to emotional, angry and belligerent outbursts during class. She shouts at him and frequently argues about assignment dates and requirements, reports stated.

The professor told police he had not been threatened by the student, but other students have told him they feel uncomfortable when she is in class, reports stated.

The professor said he does not feel threatened, but does not like having his class disrupted and having to pull the student out after every outburst, reports stated.

He told police he sent the student an e-mail explaining she had been dropped and she still showed up to class, reports stated.

When he told her she had been dropped due to too many absences and disruptions and should find another class, he said the student shouted, "No!" and walked away, reports stated.

The professor said he had contacted the Dean of Students Office, who said they would attempt to follow up with the student, reports stated.

No charges were pressed but the professor was told by police to contact UAPD and the Dean of Students Office is the student returns in the future, reports stated.


A man was arrested for possession of a deadly weapon concealed in his car and giving false information to law enforcement after being pulled over at the intersection of North Campbell Avenue and East Waverly Street Wednesday morning, reports stated.

Police saw a car traveling 50 mph in a 35 mph zone, reports stated.

Police pulled the car over, and the driver told police his license was suspended and had no picture identification. He gave the police a name, which they ran and no information came back, reports stated.

Police asked the man to get out of the car due to an odor of marijuana coming from the car, reports stated.

As police were searching for drugs, they found a handgun between the center console and front passenger seat. The gun had nine rounds in a magazine but no round was "chambered," reports stated.

The man told police about the gun before they began their search, reports stated.

He told police the gun was his, and he did not have a permit for it, reports stated.

Police also found a wallet with a driver's license and asked the man if it was his, reports stated.

The man sighed and looked down and said, "Yeah," reports stated.

The police did a records check of the new name, and it came back showing the man had warrants through the Pima County Sheriff's Department, reports stated.

The man was booked into Pima County Jail, reports stated.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found daily at http://www.uapd.arizona.edu.



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