University police arrested a man Monday after a campus security officer saw him walking with two bike tires, police reports stated.
The security officer saw Ray Brown, 45, of a general delivery address, carrying the two tires near North Euclid Avenue and East Eighth Street at about 11:22 p.m. and notified UAPD dispatch.
Two officers went to the area Brown was in and approached him while he was carrying the tires.
The officers asked Brown where he got the tires and he said he found the tires in a large trash bin near Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., and Star Mart, 501 N. Park Ave., reports stated.
A record check of Brown's identification returned two confirmed warrants for his arrest from Tucson Police Department.
Two other UAPD patrolmen went to bike racks near Arizona-Sonora and found two bikes with rear tires missing.
The tires Brown was carrying matched the types on the bikes, but Brown continued to tell police he found the tires in a large trash bin, reports stated.
The officers asked him if he had a witness that saw him take the tires from the large trash bin, and Brown could not think of one, reports stated.
He was cited on suspicion of theft-less than $250 and for the warrants - a failure to appear in court for a trespass/liquor law violation and a failure to appear in court for another liquor law violation.
Brown was taken to Pima County Jail and booked.
A UA student called UAPD Monday after someone attempted to break into his car and another man witnessed the incident, reports stated.
The witness told police he was at a UA parking lot at 1140 N. Park Ave. at about 10:56 p.m. when he saw a man tampering with the driver's door window of an 1989 Honda Civic.
He went toward the car but didn't make contact with the man, who drove away in a black car, reports stated.
The witness saw the owner of the 1989 Honda Civic and told him about the incident.
The owner checked his car and found the weather stripping on the driver's door window missing.
There was no other damage to the man's car and he told police he didn't know anyone who drove a black car, reports stated.
There was no further evidence at the scene.
Police spoke with a UA student Saturday after someone stole his vehicle, reports stated.
The man said his 1987 Chevrolet Blazer valued at an estimated $6,000 was parked in a lot at 1151 N. Vine Ave. between 9 p.m. Friday and 1:30 p.m. Saturday when he found it missing.
Broken glass was found where the Blazer was parked.
The man said he didn't see anyone suspicious in the area and no other evidence was found at the scene, reports stated.
A UA student called police Saturday after someone stole his vehicle, reports stated.
The man said he parked his car at about 6 p.m. in a UA parking lot at East Second Street
Police spoke with a UA student Monday who called to report her wallet was stolen from a UA building, reports stated.
The woman said she left her purse on a desk on the third floor of the Medical Library, 1350 N. Warren Ave., at about 6 p.m. and when she returned to get it, her wallet had been stolen from the purse, reports stated.
The woman's driver license, UA CatCard, automatic teller machine card, credit card, $20 in cash and wallet were all stolen from the purse.
She told police she didn't see anyone suspicious in the area.
A UA student called UAPD Monday after someone stole his bike from near a UA building, reports stated.
The man said he parked his bike near the Center for Creative Photography, 1030 N. Olive Dr., at about noon and when he returned to his bike at about 12:45 p.m., it was missing.
He said he locked his bike with a cable lock but the lock was cut, reports stated.
Police took the remains of the lock for evidence, but didn't find any other evidence near where the bike was parked.
Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports.