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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
September 24, 1999

University police arrested a man Wednesday afternoon after an officer noticed he was using a convenience store's windshield squeegee to make money, police reports stated.

An officer in Circle K, 937 E. Speedway Blvd., saw Rudy Craig, 29, of a general delivery address, carrying the store's squeegees through the store and asked him what he was using them for, reports stated.

Craig said he was washing people's windows to make some money, reports stated.

The Circle K managers decided to press charges for criminal trespassing, reports stated.

According to reports, the officer had recognized Craig from a previous encounter and thought he might also have an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Upon checking Craig's identification, it was found that he did have a warrant for his arrest, reports stated.

Craig was cited on a suspicion of criminal trespassing and failure to appear in court for an assault charge. He was booked into Pima County Jail, reports stated.

Police responded to a report Wednesday afternoon that a university employee had three personal checks stolen from her office, reports stated.

At 3:10 p.m., police went to the Biological Sciences West building, 1040 E. Fifth St., to check on a report of personal check theft, reports stated.

The victim said she left the checks in her purse and they had been stolen sometime between Sept. 13 and Wednesday, reports stated.

The first of the checks, issued by Bank One, was cashed for $350, reports stated.

The second check was written for $450 for an airline ticket, but the travel agency that issued the ticket has not been determined, reports said.

The third check, according to Bank One, is still outstanding, reports stated.

The victim confirmed that the signatures on the checks were forgeries of her husband's name, reports stated.

Police went to a campus museum Wednesday afternoon after a woman called with a report of stolen checks and cash, reports stated.

The woman, an employee at the Arizona State Museum North, 1013 E. University Blvd., said she had $30 in cash and two checks stolen from her room between 8:30 and 9 a.m., reports stated.

She received a call at 10 a.m. from Davis Monthan Credit Union regarding a check that a man tried to cash that was in her name, reports stated.

The bank got copies of the man's identification and the check in question before the man left, reports stated.

Police responded late Wednesday morning to a vandalism report at a UA building, reports stated.

According to reports, an employee in the Chemistry and Biological Sciences building, 1340 E. University Blvd., reported that a handicapped toilet in room 206 had been smashed.

The bowl of the toilet was broken, and a broken bottle of 40-ounce malt liquor was found in the toilet.

Police responded to a parking lot at East Speedway and North Tucson boulevards Wednesday after a report of a car break-in and theft, reports stated.

The victim of the break-in called police at 5:25 p.m. and told them that his car had been broken into, reports stated.

A compact disc player valued at an estimated $180 was missing from the car, reports stated.

The man said his car had been parked in the lot from 8 a.m. to about 5:20 p.m., and he had locked all the doors, reports stated.

According to reports, there were no signs of forced entry on the man's car.

A man called police Tuesday afternoon after realizing that his parking permit had been stolen, reports stated.

Police went to the McKale parking garage, 1641 E. Enke Drive, after the man said his parking pass had been stolen from his car sometime between 9:50 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., reports stated.

The car, a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro, was parked on the top level of the garage on the south end of the structure, reports stated.

According to reports, an officer noticed that the passenger window was off its track as if it was pried out.

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