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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
October 11, 1999

University police responded to a residence hall call Thursday after a resident assistant reported a possible marijuana discovery, police reports stated.

A resident assistant at Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., was speaking to a woman in her room when he noticed that a bag containing a green leafy substance was sitting under a book on a desk, reports stated.

The woman in the room said she thought it was marijuana and that it probably belonged to her roommate, reports stated.

The resident assistant then contacted police.

Police arrived and asked the woman where the green leafy substance came from, reports stated.

The woman said that it was probably her roommate's, reports stated.

According to reports, the woman's roommate came home while police were there and she asked the roommate where the green leafy substance came from.

The roommate said it was a friend's and that he had left it there earlier, reports stated.

Police referred the woman's roommate to the Dean of Students Diversion Program for suspicion of possession of marijuana, reports stated.

Police confiscated the substance and sent it to a laboratory to test it for marijuana, reports stated.

A UA student called police Thursday after discovering someone had stolen the window from the driver's door of his car, reports stated.

The student said he left his car in a parking lot at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall, 1420 E. Fifth St. When he returned, the window was removed from the door, reports stated.

Stolen from the car was a Zone One parking permit that belonged to the student's friend, reports stated.

The student was not allowed to report the permit as stolen because it belonged to his friend, reports stated.

According to reports, no broken glass or tools were found near the car.

A UA employee called police Thursday after a former employee tried to take money from his store, reports stated.

The former employee went into the U-Mart at the Memorial Student Union, 1303 E. University Blvd., at about 9 p.m. and told the U-Mart employee that he was checking to make sure that the cash register did not have more than $50 in it at closing time, reports stated.

The man said he worked for the student union, and any money that was over $50 was to be secured by him, reports stated.

The employee refused to let him take any money from the register and called a U-Mart supervisor, reports stated.

The supervisor said there is no procedure to take extra money from the register, reports stated.

The employee told police the man who tried to take the money was a former employee of U-Mart that was fired for stealing money from the register, reports stated.

The employee did not press charges, reports stated.

Police responded Thursday to a report of a stolen wallet from a University Medical Center building, reports stated.

A woman on the third floor of the medical library, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., left her bag near her seat after leaving for a few minutes, reports stated.

When she returned, she found her wallet missing from the bag, reports stated.

The wallet contained her CatCard, $20 in cash, a credit card and a debit card, reports stated.

Police cited a man Thursday for driving with a suspended driver license after pulling him over for speeding, reports stated.

Garth M. Nelson was driving his 1986 Dodge Van at 35 mph in a 20 mph zone when police stopped him at the corner of North Campbell Avenue and East Third Street, reports stated.

According to reports, Nelson's Arizona car registration was expired, he could produce no proof of insurance and was driving with a suspended Arizona driver license.

Nelson knew his license was suspended and told police that "it's been suspended since 1991. I am trying to get it back," reports stated.

Police cited him for driving with a suspended license, expired registration and no insurance, reports stated.

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