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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
October 9, 1998
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A female UA student called police Tuesday afternoon after allegedly being assaulted by a man on campus 13 days ago.

The student told police she was walking in the area between the Old Chemistry building, 1306 E. University Blvd., and the Nugent Building, 1212 E. University Blvd., at 4:15 p.m. on Sept. 24 when a man grabbed her from behind, put one hand over her mouth and pinned her arms down, police reports stated.

The man began to kiss her neck and said, "You know you like it." The student told police the man's voice was slow, deep and she could smell alcohol on his breath.

According to reports, the woman managed to kick the man in the groin area, but he still had hold of her. He then swung his fist at her, but missed and hit a brick wall.

The student told police she got away from the man and then fled north toward the Memorial Student Union. She didn't check to see where the man went.

The student told police the man was between the age of 20 to 30, about 6-foot-tall, 185-pounds, had short light brown hair and was unshaven.

University police arrested two people Tuesday evening after seeing a driver swerve his car in and out of lanes on East Speedway Boulevard.

According to police reports, the officer was on patrol at 11:15 p.m. when he saw a 1979 black Porsche swerve into the bike lane on Speedway and then abruptly swerve back into the right lane.

The officer saw the driver swerve the car into the bicycle lane again three seconds later, and then stopped the car at the intersection of Speedway and North Mountain Avenue.

Police asked the driver for his identification. The driver got out of his car, placed his briefcase on the roof and opened it. The officer noted that the man had several Arizona vehicle titles in his briefcase, reports stated.

The man told police the Porsche was registered under the name of one of his business partners, and that he didn't have a driver's license to show the officer.

According to reports, the man told the officer his name was Mark M. Farvara. Police checked the name against his alleged date of birth and found no record of such a person.

The officer asked the man for his name again and he told police his name was Michael J. Shucler. Again the officer ran a check and found no such person, reports stated.

Police arrested the man on suspicion of providing false information. The woman, Stephany Lopez, 28, of the 4000 block of North Fourth Avenue, who was also in the car , was arrested after police checked her identification and found a warrant for possession of narcotics. Police also arrested Lopez on suspicion of possession drugs after the officer found a pipe in her purse.

Both people were taken to Pima County Jail and book, reports stated.

A female UA student reported suspicious activity Wednesday night after being approached by a man who asked her unusual questions.

According to police reports, the student was walking to her car parked in the lot located north of Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., at 10:38 p.m. when a man approached her.

The man asked her if she would pose nude for him. She said no, and the man walked away, reports stated.

When questioned by police, the man admitted to speaking to the woman, reports stated.

Officers had the man and the woman fill out written statements.

Police went to a parking lot located on the corner of East Second Street and North Mountain Avenue Wednesday morning after receiving a call about vandalism.

A university employee called police at 8:45 a.m. to report a parking meter missing, police reports stated.

Officers arrived to find that someone had sheared a meter off an aluminum pole.

The employee told officers he didn't see anyone in the area.

A Tucson woman living near campus called police Tuesday night to report loud music.

According to police reports, an officer arrived at the woman's home at 10:53 p.m.

The woman told police, "I can feel the bass from the stereo across the street."

Officers went to the residence opposite the woman's home, but found the lights out and heard no sounds, reports stated.

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