By Keith J. Allen
Arizona Daily Wildcat April 7, 1997
Police BeatA male student was arrested Thursday on a falsification charge at university police headquarters, 1200 E. Lowell St.
Brian C. Goodyear, 22, of the 2300 block of East Speedway Boulevard, told police he told his roommate to take his birth certificate and get a fictitious student identification card in order to pick up some Final Four tickets, police reports stated. Goodyear had been in California and unsuccessfully tried to have the McKale Ticket Office release his tickets to a third party.
Police arrested Goodyear on a charge of facilitation to commit unsworn falsification. He was cited and released.
A female student reported receiving a harassing page on her digital pager Thursday in the Communication building, 1103 E. University Blvd.
The student told university police she received a page Monday at 10:40 a.m. that, when read upside down, spelled out "69-loose-hoe." She said she had not received any similar pages since.
A male student reported Wednesday that fraudulent purchases were made with a credit card taken from his room in Cochise Residence Hall, 1018 E. South Campus Drive.
The student told university police he found his card missing Monday from his closet, where he usually kept his wallet. He said he usually kept the door unlocked and that someone may have walked into the room and taken the card. Police reports stated the student called his bank Monday.
The student told police his bank called him Wednesday to report two fraudulent uses of the card for purchases of $500 and $125. However, the student said the bank would not tell him where the purchases were made.
The student found the card Wednesday lying on the ground in front of his room, just before he called police.
Police reports stated the student then spoke with the bank by phone again. Reports stated the bank told the student someone was attempting to use his card at that moment.
The student told police that he told the bank there was no way he was using it because he was on the phone with them and had the card with him.
Police reports stated the bank stopped the transaction but did not tell the student were the transaction took place.
The student told police he thinks someone wrote down the card's account number and is charging items with that number.
A male UA employee reported a golf cart's battery charger stolen Wednesday from Life Sciences North, 1333 N. Martin Ave.
The employee told university police the golf cart was put in a hallway just inside the south entrance to recharge March 28.
Police reports stated the employee returned to the cart Tuesday at noon to find the cart intact, but the battery charger gone. The employee said the cart was not damaged when the charger was removed.
The battery charger was valued at $375.
A male student reported his bicycle's rear wheel stolen Wednesday near the Chemistry and Biological Sciences building, 1340 E. University Blvd.
The student told university police he locked his bike to a bike rack at 6:30 p.m. When he returned at 8:30 p.m., his 26-inch Shimano LX hub tire and Mavic wheel were gone.Police reports stated that the tire had a quick-release latch.
The tire and wheel were valued at $150.
A male student reported his bicycle and U-lock stolen Wednesday near the Architecture building, 1040 N. Olive Road.
The student told university police that he locked his Cannondale mountain bike to a bike rack with a Kryptonite U-lock at 9 a.m. When the student returned at 10:30 a.m., his bike and lock were gone.
The bike was valued at $1,149. The value of the U-lock was unknown.
A male student reported his bicycle and lock stolen Tuesday near the Mines and Metallurgy building, 1235 E. North Campus Drive.
The student told university police he locked his Trek 800 bike to a bike rack with a Specialized Keular lock on the east side of the building at 8:50 a.m. When he returned at 11 a.m., the bike and lock were gone.
The bike was valued at $150, the lock at $40.
Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports.