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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
October 8, 1998
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A female UA student called police Monday afternoon after receiving an e-mail message that she considered to be harassment.

According to police reports, the message she received 8:29 p.m. Monday was from her ex-boyfriend that she had been separated from for two years. She told police she considered it harassment because her ex knew she was engaged to be married.

The message contained details about taking her out on a date and how much she would like it, but contained no profanity or threats, reports stated.

The message stated, "I got what you need. I will sex you wild." It went on to state, "I will dress you up in an expensive silk suit. I will order this meal in French which will make you wet. There will also be cloth napkins. We will take a ride in a luxurious limousine that contains a TV, all at my expense. I will provide the $70 necessary for this romantic ride," reports stated.

The man then wrote what would happen after the dinner and limo ride. "Girl, it will then be time for me to give you my love. We will return to my lavish apartment and I will remove all your clothes, including your bra, panties and your socks. These sheets will be sparkling clean, as they will have been washed with only the finest laundry detergents and cleaning agents purchasable at the local grocery," reports stated.

According to reports, the man's message became explicit toward the end. "Woman I want you to ride me. Then I will stick it in you in the most romantic manner possible."

Police told the woman to contact the man and tell him to leave her alone. Officers said she could file a restraining order if necessary.

University police broke up a fight Tuesday morning at the corner of East First Street and North Highland Avenue after receiving a call from a resident assistant.

After arriving at 12:38 a.m., officers saw Carl Eric Ward, 19, and Joseph Mitchell McMullen, 21, of the 1000 block of East Hampton Street, pushing each other and swinging punches. They were surrounded by a crowd of 15 to 20 people, police reports stated.

Police separated the two men, and an officer was about to question Ward when he began to walk away. The officer told him to stop and come back, and Ward replied, "I didn't do anything."

Police noted that Ward smelled of alcohol, as did his date, Adriam Piaggi, 18, a UA student and resident of Graham Greenlee Residence Hall, 610 N. Highland Ave.

According to reports, officers asked Ward, McMullen and the RA to fill out voluntary statements. McMullen and the RA agreed but Ward did not.

McMullen told police he saw a friend of his get into a fight with Ward, and he cut in to try to stop it, reports stated.

The RA told police she was checking the first floor of Pima Hall, 1340 E. First St., when she heard loud screams coming from the street outside.

According to reports, Piaggi told officers she and her date were getting off a bus after a sorority function when a man grabbed her date's shirt and ripped it. Piaggi said she didn't know why the man tore her date's shirt or who he was, reports stated.

"They started ganging up on him," Piaggi said.

Officers asked Piaggi what her date's name was and she said she wasn't sure, reports stated.

Police later determined her date had been Ward.

Ward reportedly told officers, "I was the victim."

Piaggi was cited on suspicion of underage drinking and released. McMullen was cited on suspicion of disorderly conduct and released. Ward was cited on suspicion of underage drinking and disorderly conduct and released to Pretrial Services.

A Tucson man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of drug paraphernalia Tuesday morning after an officer saw him drop a metal parking sign.

According to police reports, an officer was patrolling the area of East First Street and North Highland Avenue at 12:53 a.m. when he heard loud metallic popping sounds. The officer then saw Geoffrey George Towne, 22, of the 1300 block of East Ft. Lowell Street, walking out of the Alpha Phi parking lot, 1339 E. First St. carrying a large, white metal restricted parking sign.

Towne dropped the sign and began to walk into the Highland underpass.

Police asked Towne why he took the sign, and Towne told the officer he was talking to the wrong person and that, "the real criminals are the fucking sororities."

According to reports, the officer searched Towne and found a pipe. When asked what was in the pipe, Towne responded, "What do you think?"

Towne was cited and released.

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