University police arrested a man Thursday morning after noticing he was trespassing in a UA building, police reports stated.
Michael A. McKelvey, 51, of the 1900 block of East Helen Street, was sleeping on the fourth floor of the Arizona Health Science Center Library and Learning Research Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., when an officer recognized him from previous encounters, reports stated.
The officer woke him up and asked him if he remembered encountering the officer in the library before, reports stated.
The officer said he had warned and arrested the man several times in the past few years for the same offense, reports stated.
He began probation in early August for a conviction of trespassing, reports stated.
McKelvey was cited on suspicion of criminal trespass and released, reports stated.
Police arrested a man Wednesday morning after he refused to stop his bike and walk it, reports stated.
William B. Paulsberg, 35, of the 400 block of North Olsen Avenue, was riding his bike on the intersection of North Mountain Avenue and East Second Street when police patrolling the no-bike zone asked him to walk his bike, reports stated.
Paulsberg ignored the first warning, reports stated.
The second time police warned him, they asked him if he had heard the warning, reports stated.
According to reports, Paulsberg said, "Yes, I heard you. I can speak English."
But Paulsberg continued to ride his bike and turned north on Mountain, reports stated.
Police warned him a third time, and he extended his middle finger to the officers and continued north, reports stated.
At that point, one of the officers followed Paulsberg to the intersection of East Speedway Boulevard and Mountain and stopped him, reports stated.
According to reports, Paulsberg was cited on suspicion of a moving traffic violation and released at the scene.
A juvenile was arrested Wednesday after breaking into at least three vehicles at a campus-area parking lot, reports stated.
Police were at Zone One lot No. 5070, located at 520 E. Helen St., investigating a car break-in when they noticed another car had been broken into, reports stated.
A 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe and a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer had been broken into, and both had broken windows and missing stereos, reports stated.
Police received a report that a youth was detained by Tucson International Airport security. The youth had already told security officers he had stolen property from breaking into cars at the UA that day, reports stated.
When police interviewed the youth, he admitted that he had broken into at least three cars, reports stated.
They cited the youth on suspicion of non-residential forceful burglary, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen goods and booked him into Pima County Juvenile Court Center.
Police responded Thursday to a report of a car break-in at a parking lot on East Fifth Street, reports stated.
A 1983 Nissan Stanza had been vandalized between 9:30 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. at a lot at 822 E. Fifth St., but nothing was stolen, reports stated.
The drivers window had been broken out, and the frame that holds the victim's Panasonic compact disc player had been damaged, but nothing was stolen, reports stated.
Police went to a campus-area parking lot Thursday evening after a man reported his vehicle stolen, reports stated.
According to the reports, the man said his 1990 Chevrolet S-10 pickup had been stolen between 5 and 6 p.m. from a parking lot at 1401 E. Seventh St.
The vehicle is valued at an estimated $9,000, reports stated.
A compact disc case with CDs inside, valued at an estimated $900, a set of textbooks valued at an estimated $400 and a calculator, valued at an estimated $80, were also stolen, reports stated.
A cellular phone, a pager and the car's compact disc player were also stolen, reports stated.