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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
September 25, 1998
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University police arrested two men Wednesday after witness saw them punching each other, reports stated.

An officer responded at 11:44 a.m. to Graham-Greenlee Residence Hall, 610 N. Highland Ave., and spoke with the dorm director who said he had separated the two men and had watched the fight happen.

According to police reports, Louis Drouant, 18, of the 7100 block of West Rivulet Drive, had a bloody nose when the officer arrived. Peter Garcia Romero, 20, of the 5900 block of South Sorrel Lane, had a bloody lip.

Both men refused medical attention, but Tucson Fire Department medics checked the men out anyway and cleared them, reports stated.

Drouant's girlfriend reportedly was moving out that day, and she and her roommate, Romero's girlfriend, were arguing.

Romero suggested he and Drouant step outside and Drouant agreed, reports stated.

The dorm director told police he wanted to press charges.

Romero and Drouant were cited on suspicion of disorderly conduct and released.

Four computer monitors suspected to be UA property were found by Tucson police early Wednesday morning, police reports stated.

The monitors, located at 2:50 a.m. lying on the ground on the west side of a parking garage at 498 W. Congress St., appeared to have been thrown from the garage's first floor.

Damage to the monitors was extensive, and Tucson police reported they were unsure if the monitors had been used for any criminal activity.

The serial numbers on the monitors led Tucson police to believe they might belong to the UA. The value of the monitors was unknown.

Whether they were actually UA property had yet to be determined.

University police arrested a UA student on suspicion of theft of a UA parking permit Wednesday afternoon.

A 1992 Jeep Cherokee belonging to Bradley Ryan Parker, 19, of the 2500 block of East Linden Street, was booted after parking officials saw a stolen permit in it.

The jeep had been parked in a lot at the intersection of East First Street and North Cherry Avenue.

Parker met police in the lobby of the Main Gate Parking Structure, 815 E. Second St. at 3:30 p.m. and told officers a man had approached him on the UA Mall at the beginning of the semester and offered him the permit for $100 - an offer he accepted, reports stated.

Parker was cited and released.

A UA student called university police after someone severed his bicycle's brake cables Wednesday afternoon.

The student told police he had locked his bike on the north side of the College of Medicine, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Sept. 21 at 9:30 p.m. and when he returned on Sept. 22, the brake cables had been cut, police reports stated.

There were no witnesses.

A UA student reported his CatCard stolen to university police Wednesday afternoon.

The victim told police he was in McDonald's at the Memorial Student Union, 1303 E. University Blvd., when he left his CatCard on a tray in the restaurant at 5 p.m., police reports stated.

At 8 p.m., the student noticed the card was gone and notified police.

According to reports, the student told police there was about $25 left on the card.

A speaker and a speaker box were taken from a UA student's car sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The student called university police at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday and said he had parked his car on the east side of the Delta Chi fraternity, 1701 E. First St., police reports stated.

He told police he found the Jeep's window zipper unzipped and the speakers missing.

The stolen items were valued at $159.95.

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