By Bryon Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
April 3, 1998

Police Beat

University police warned three people and arrested one on a criminal trespassing charge Wednesday at the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd.

Police patrolling the library at 4:45 p.m. discovered a man sleeping on the third floor, police reports stated.

A records check revealed the man had no outstanding warrants, and they warned him for trespassing and escorted him out of the library.

About 20 minutes later, police encountered two more people asleep on the fourth floor who were not students or faculty, reports stated.

Police woke the two, warned them and escorted them out, reports stated.

A student called police at 9:23 p.m. and said a female student told him there was a woman "showering" in a fourth-floor restroom, reports stated.

Police arrived and discovered a woman asleep at a desk with a bag of "neatly folded" clothes at her side on the fourth floor, reports stated.

An officer recognized Pei L. Lo, 48, of the 700 block of South Sixth Avenue, from an earlier encounter, in which he warned her for trespassing, reports stated.

Police told Lo she was under arrest on a criminal trespassing charge, to which she said all she did was brush her teeth and wash herself in the bathroom, reports stated.

Police took Lo to university police headquarters, told her not to return to the library that evening, and then released her.

An employee told university police that somebody took two "Bumble Bee Turbo" yo-yos Wednesday from the gift shop of the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium, 1601 E. University Blvd.

The employee told university police the two yo-yos, valued at $60, were in a plastic display case in the gift shop when she last saw them at 11 a.m., police reports stated.

A clerk told her that they were missing 30 minutes later, reports stated.

The employee told police the case was not locked, and that about 150 school students had been in the building at the time. She told police she suspects one of the kids may have taken the yo-yos.

A campus security officer told university police Wednesday he saw a man ditch a bicycle he was pushing near the Arizona State Museum North, 1013 E. University Blvd., and ride away on another bike.

The security officer told police he was behind a bush about 9:45 p.m. and saw a man riding a bicycle west on University Boulevard while pushing a purple Montana Crest mountain bike with no front wheel, police reports stated.

When the man saw the security officer, he rode away. Police could not find any record that the bicycle was stolen and took it to university police headquarters for safekeeping.

A student reported somebody stole a $150 parking permit from her car Wednesday while it was parked in Lot 2030, near East Sixth Street and North Tyndall Avenue.

The student told police she last saw her permit hanging from her 1992 Volkswagon convertible at 10 a.m.

She told police her car's top was open, and when she returned at 7 p.m., her permit was missing.

An employee called university police Monday to report her ex-boyfriend was harassing her after he sent a love letter and red rose to her workplace.

The employee told police she has known her ex-boyfriend for 12 years, but they have been apart for about two years.

She said the man has never threatened or hurt her, but seems to try to get back together with her at least once a year, police reports stated.

The woman told police she is concerned because her ex-boyfriend is a "very controlling" person and she feels threatened and intimidated by him.

She told police she is considering getting a restraining order, and police told her they would try to contact the man, reports stated.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports.


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