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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
November 19, 1998
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University police referred a male student to the Dean of Students Diversion Program Monday afternoon after a student community service officer saw him smoking something in his car, police reports stated.

According to police reports, the student officer saw a man smoking something through a small pipe while sitting in a white Acura with another man, parked next to Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St.

The student officer then saw one man get out and walk into Coronado. The man who had smoked the pipe got out of the Acura and walked east from the dorm to the Park Student Union, 615 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

After the student officer reported the incident to UAPD, another officer went into Park Student Union and approached the student.

According to reports, the student said he hadn't done anything, but then admitted to smoking marijuana. He told police his friend wasn't involved.

The student officer was conducting a surveillance check on the roof of the Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 940 E. Fifth St., at 4:10 p.m., when he spotted the male student.

Police found no drugs or paraphernalia on him. The officer referred the student to the program and released him.

A student called police Tuesday afternoon after her purse was stolen from her backpack.

According to police reports, the student told police she was sitting on a bench on the east side of the Chemistry and Biological Sciences building, 1340 E. University Blvd., at noon. She said she had her backpack next to her when she got up to use the restroom. According to reports, she asked people in her study group to watch her bag.

The student returned five minutes later and noticed her brown leather purse was missing from her bag, reports stated.

The student told police she arrived home and found a message on her answering machine left at 2 p.m. from a woman who claimed to have found her purse, reports stated.

The woman called the student again at 2:20 p.m. and said she found the purse lying on the ground behind a pillar, reports stated.

The student agreed to meet the woman yesterday at 10 a.m. in front of the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., to retrieve the purse. The student did not get the woman's phone number, reports stated.

The student told police she canceled her credit card and would call police again on yesterday afternoon.

Along with a credit card and debit card, the student had $140 in cash in her purse.

A Tucson woman was arrested Tuesday night after police saw her run a stop sign.

According to police reports, Pier Iberti, 17, of the 1900 block of North Baxter Avenue, was seen driving west on North Campus Drive at 11:10 p.m. in a silver Ford Mustang.

The officer saw Iberti drive south on North Park Avenue and go through a stop sign at the intersection of Park and East Second Street, reports stated.

Police cited Iberti for failing to stop and, after checking her identification, discovered she is not supposed to drive at night due to her vision.

According to reports, the woman told police, "I thought I could drive at night as long as I had my contacts in."

The officer cited her for failing to stop and violating a restriction on her drivers license. He then contacted her boyfriend to drive the car for her, reports stated.

A student contacted police Tuesday evening after his bicycle was stolen.

According to police reports, the student told police he secured his red and gray Pacific Rock Stomper on the west side of the Harvill building, 1103 E. Second St., at 1:45 p.m.

When he returned at 4:45 p.m. his bike was gone.

The student told police he locked his bike with a cable lock, reports stated.

A student called police Tuesday afternoon after her wallet was stolen from her pants, police reports stated.

The woman told police she left her sweat pants on the west side of McKale Memorial Center, 1721 E. Enke Drive, at 8 p.m., with her wallet inside.

When she returned to get her pants at 8:30 p.m., it was missing. She told police she looked around for the pants and found them on a seat in the southwest section, but the wallet was gone, reports stated.

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