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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
March 7, 2000
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University police arrested a man Saturday near a UA residence hall after a UA student reported the man was drunk and threatening her, police reports stated.

The student said she was outside Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., at about 3:02 a.m. when Jimmy Sanchez, 18, of the 5800 block of North Park Avenue, approached her and began speaking with her.

The woman said nothing was unusual at first, but she soon noticed he had been drinking and when she told him he should go home, he started yelling at her, reports stated.

Sanchez continued to yell after the student went inside to tell the desk assistant to call UAPD and when police arrived, the woman pointed Sanchez out to an officer.

The officer asked Sanchez, who is not a UA student, for his identification and Sanchez cursed at the officer and did not comply with the request. The officer also noticed the smell of alcohol coming from his breath, reports stated.

Another officer arrived shortly after and Sanchez ran away from the residence hall.

The first officer chased him on foot toward the parking lot north of Coronado Hall and Sanchez ran into a parking sign and fell on his face in the asphalt, causing abrasions to his face and both hands, reports stated.

The officer approached him while he was on the ground and Sanchez denied medical attention.

When police handcuffed Sanchez and placed him in a patrol car, he began to swear angrily, kick the door of the car and bang his head against the window, reports stated.

An officer called Pima County Jail and notified officials Sanchez was violent, reports stated.

Police searched Sanchez for contraband, but found none.

Sanchez was taken to Pima County Jail where a corrections officer took him into custody.

After Sanchez was removed from the car, the UAPD officer saw a piece of paper with a green substance on it, reports stated.

The officer entered the jail and told correction officers about the substance.

Correction officers searched Sanchez again and found a plastic baggie containing 10 grams of a green leafy substance hidden in his boxer shorts near his crotch, reports stated.

Sanchez was cited on suspicion of possession of marijuana, resisting arrest, minor in possession of alcohol, threatening and intimidating, third degree criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

He was booked into Pima County Jail.

Police arrested two men Friday after pulling them over because their car did not having a light on the license plate, reports stated.

An officer saw Daryll Jones, 21, and Fred Preciado, 22 both of the 5600 block of South Country Club Road, at the intersection of East Speedway Boulevard and North Cherry Avenue.

The officer ran a check on driver licenses and UAPD dispatch told the officer Preciado had no warrants but Jones was driving with a suspended license, reports stated.

The officer asked if he could search the vehicle, and Jones consented, reports stated.

The officer found a small plastic canister containing a small amount of a green leafy substance in the glove compartment and Preciado said it was his, reports stated.

Both men told the officer they are frequent marijuana users and they had smoked early Friday morning, reports stated.

Preciado was cited on suspicion of possession of marijuana and Jones was cited on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

Both men were released at the scene.

Police arrested a UA student Friday evening after watching him steal a patio table from a business on East University Boulevard, reports stated.

The officer saw Gregory Allison, 23, of the 1500 block of North Santa Rita Avenue, walking with two other males on University and North Euclid Avenue and Allison was carrying a green table.

The officer approached him an asked what he was doing with the table.

Allison said he and his friends saw the tables at Starbucks, 802 E. University Blvd., were not secured, reports stated.

He said he took the table as a joke, was sorry and knew he didn't have permission to take it, reports stated.

He was cited on suspicion of theft-less than $250 and released.

The officer left a note at Starbucks to let employees know the table was stored as evidence at the UAPD Station, 1200 E. Lowell St.

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