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By Liz Dailey
Arizona Daily Wildcat
December 9, 1998
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A university employee called police Monday night after she found 75 posters taped to the walls, tables and pillars of the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building, 1130 N. Mountain Ave.

According to police reports, the employee told police she left the building at 10:33 p.m. When she returned at 11:30 p.m., she saw the posters.

The posters said, "Hey Mr. Likins, you wouldn't build a telescope on the Vatican, would you," reports stated.

Officers photographed the posters and took one for evidence.

Police arrested a Tucson man Thursday night on suspicion of marijuana possession after they stopped him for a traffic violation.

According to police reports, Oscar A. Larrazolo, 39, of the 8400 block of East 22nd Street, was seen making an illegal left turn from East Sixth Street to North Park Avenue at 8:58 p.m.

Police pulled over Larrazolo and asked him for his driver's license, insurance and registration.

According to reports, as he searched through the glove compartment of his 1995 blue Mercury Cougar, police saw a plastic baggie full of a green leafy substance sticking out of his coat pocket.

Larrazolo, who told police his driver's license was suspended, was unable to locate his insurance and registration.

Officers asked him where he got the suspected marijuana and he told them he bought it "somewhere on the south side for $40," reports stated.

Larrazolo was cited on suspicion of marijuana possession, failure to obey traffic signs, no proof of insurance and registration, and driving on a suspended license.

Police found no other drugs in his car and then took him to Pima County Jail where he was released by Pre-trial Services.

A student called police Monday afternoon because she believed she was being harassed by an acquaintance, police reports stated.

The woman told police she had been dating the man for the past two months. When he became demanding, said she felt intimidated, reports stated.

According to reports, she said he drinks a lot and has witnessed his "violent behavior" toward people.

She told police she was afraid he would soon become violent toward her, reports stated.

The woman said she told him on Sunday at 9 a.m. that she did not want any contact with him.

According to reports, she told police she had some items of hers at his house and wanted to get them back. She also said she wanted police assistance in retrieving them, reports stated.

Police arrested a Tucson man early Friday morning on suspicion of drunken driving after he was seen driving without his headlights on.

According to police reports, Stephen B. Bertorelli, 20, of the 2800 block of East Sixth Street, was pulled over at the corner of East Third Street and North Campbell Avenue at 12:22 a.m.

Bertorelli was unable to give police his driver's license, registration and insurance, reports stated.

When police asked him if he had been drinking, he said, "no," and police then told him he smelled of alcohol.

According to reports, Bertorelli then said, "OK, yeah. I've been drinking. Just arrest me."

He then said to police, "Don't arrest me. My dad's a cop," reports stated.

He told police he had, "five beers or more," and that he had stopped drinking, "about an hour ago," reports stated.

Officers discovered Bertorelli had a suspended driver's license.

He was taken to UAPD where police tested his blood alcohol level. His BAC results were .132 at 12:59 a.m. and .131 at 1:06 a.m., reports stated.

He told police, "I wasn't going to drive. I kept telling myself I didn't feel well enough to drive, but I went anyways," reports stated.

Bertorelli was cited on suspicion of drunken driving as a minor, drunken driving, driving with a BAC higher than .010 and driving on a suspended license.

He was released to his ex-girlfriend, reports stated.

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