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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
December 8, 1998
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University police arrested a student Thursday on suspicion of theft after she admitted to taking her friend's bank card and withdrawing money from her account.

A resident of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, 1775 E. First St., told police Thursday morning she believed Ana Milosavljevic, 20, had withdrawn money from her checking account on Aug. 19, Aug. 20, Sept. 5 or Sept. 6 and Nov. 2., police reports stated.

The student told police $920 was taken from her account. She also told police her bank had provided her with photographs of Milosavljevic, of the 1200 block of East River Road, using the bank card.

According to reports, Milosavljevic was the rush chairwoman for Alpha Chi Omega, but was asked to leave the sorority after the bank card incident.

The student told police Milosavljevic called her and apologized for taking the card and money. Milosavljevic told the student she was seeing a psychiatrist for a "kleptomania" problem, later stating she had run out of money and was embarrassed to ask her parents for help, reports stated.

Milosavljevic spoke with police later that afternoon and said she took the money to cover sorority expenses and that she was "under a lot of stress and pressure as the rush chairman," reports stated.

She said she was in her sorority sister's room one day when she came across her bank card. Milosavljevic told police she knew the student's PIN number from typing it in for her while they were out together, reports stated.

Police took Milosavljevic to Pima County Justice Courts where she was charged with two counts of second degree theft and one count of fraudulent use.

Police took a Tucson man to University Medical Center Friday evening to treat him for a heroin overdose, police reports stated.

Officers went to the first level of the Park Garage, 1040 N. Park Ave., at 7:11 p.m. and found the man lying on the ground with a syringe in his left hand.

The man woke up and asked police what was going on. He then told the officers he had used the syringe to inject heroin, reports stated.

While en route to UMC, he told a paramedic he had shot up a half hour before police found him.

Charges have not been filed pending laboratory tests of the syringe.

Police arrested a student Saturday morning on suspicion of drunken driving after he was seen running a stop sign.

An officer pulling out of the University Police Department parking lot at the intersection of East Lowell Street and North Santa Rita Avenue saw a red Jeep Cherokee fail to stop at 9 a.m., police reports stated.

The driver, Matthew Donald McCormick, 21, of the 0-100 block of East River Road, told police he was late for a test and in a hurry.

According to reports, McCormick said, "I know I went through that stop sign, but I'm in a big hurry."

McCormick also told the officer he had used his driver license to get into an exam and forgot to get it back. He then said, "Could you just write me a ticket so I can go," reports stated.

The officer noted the scent of alcohol on McCormick's breath and then conducted a Blood Alcohol Breath test on him.

According to reports, McCormick's BAC was .094 at 10 a.m. and .097 at 10:10 a.m.

Police cited him for driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to stop at a stop sign and driving without a driver license.

McCormick was released and told to walk to the exam, reports stated.

Police arrested a Tucson man on suspicion of possessing marijuana after he was seen running a red light at the intersection of North Campbell Avenue and East First Street.

According to police reports, Carl Wesley Page, 35, was pulled over in his red and white Ford pick up truck at 8:04 p.m. When the officer spoke to Page, of the 0-100 block of West Veterans Boulevard, he noted the smell of marijuana and asked him if he had any in his truck.

Page told the officer "no," reports stated.

The suspect would not make eye contact with the officer and told him the smell was coming from his jacket, which he bought from someone who smokes marijuana, reports stated.

Police noticed a "joint" on the driver's side seat when Page got out of the car.

Page told the officer, "I'm going through a divorce. I'm having lots of stress," reports stated.

Police cited Page and released him.

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