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By Audrey DeAnda
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
September 14, 1999

Two students were arrested early Friday morning for reportedly drinking at a fraternity party, police reports stated.

Megan Davis, 18, of the 1000 block of North Park Avenue and Phillip Vanta, 19, of the 800 block of East Fifth Street, were spotted drinking by university police at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house, 1423 E. First St., reports stated.

Police were on patrol when they heard loud music coming from the fraternity house. Officers looked over the wall into the house's courtyard and noticed a lot of people who looked underage drinking, reports stated.

When police entered the courtyard, many people dropped their drinks and walked into the house, reports stated.

An officer noticed Davis with a cup that was half filled with beer, reports stated.

According to reports, Davis told the officer she was only 18 years old and added that she obtained the beer from a keg in the fraternity house.

Another officer noticed Vanta holding a can of beer, reports stated.

According to reports, when Vanta saw the officer, he put the beer on the ground behind his feet.

Police asked Vanta for identification and he pulled out a money clip, flipped through it, then gave the officer an Arizona driver license that indicated Vanta was 19 years old, reports stated.

The officer asked to look through the money clip and discovered a fake driver license that indicated Vanta was 21 years old, reports stated.

According to reports, Vanta said he has the identification so he can get into bars.

Vanta was cited on suspicion of a minor in consumption and possessing false identification, and Davis was cited on suspicion of minor in consumption. They were both released at the scene.

Police spoke with the Kappa Sigma president to inform him about the underage drinking at the party. The president said he was unaware that a keg was at the house and the party was not planned, reports stated.

A UA employee reported vandalism to a university vehicle Friday morning while it was parked in a campus lot, reports stated.

The employee said he parked the Chevrolet van in a lot at 1151 N. Vine Ave. at about 6 p.m. on Thursday, reports stated.

According to reports, all four of the van's tires had been slashed when the employee returned Friday morning.

The employee found a small blade inside one of the damaged tires, reports stated.

According to reports, the blade appeared to have been broken off of a small pocketknife.

A student reported a man jumping from some bushes and exposing himself Sunday night, reports stated.

The student said she was walking with some friends near the intersection of North Mountain Avenue and East Drachman Street when a man jumped from the bushes wearing shorts and a ski mask, reports stated.

According to reports, the man pulled his shorts down and exposed himself to the group of women.

The student said the man ran away after the women screamed, reports stated.

A resident assistant reported students drinking in a dorm early Saturday morning.

Police went to Babcock Residence Hall, 1717 E. Speedway Blvd., and talked to the resident assistant.

He told police he saw several people inside one of the rooms drinking beer, and all the residents who lived there were underage, reports stated.

Police went to the room and questioned the two students inside, reports stated.

According to reports, only one of the students lived there.

When police asked the student if there was any alcohol in the room, the student said there were about 13 unopened cans of beer in the refrigerator, reports stated.

Police enrolled both students in the Dean of Students Diversion Program for alcohol violations.

A student was arrested Sunday night for reportedly disturbing the peace in a UA residence hall.

Alexander Tai, 18, was at Apache Residence Hall, 1420 E. Fifth St., reportedly "banging" on the door of his ex-girlfriend's room, reports stated.

When police went to the woman's room, officers noticed Tai and his friends leaving the hall, reports stated.

Tai told police he was just wondering how his ex-girlfriend was doing, reports stated.

According to reports, another student reported Tai was harassing him earlier that day.

The student said he is currently dating Tai's ex-girlfriend. Tai has been harassing both of them and the student wants to press charges, reports stated.

Tai was cited on suspicion of disturbing the peace and released at the scene.

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