University police arrested a man early Saturday morning after he drove his car into a UA building following a pursuit, police reports stated.
Aundra Zeno, 34, of the 3600 block of East Blacklidge Drive, was driving his 1995 Dodge Neon eastbound on East Speedway Boulevard at about 2:16 a.m. when police spotted him.
The officer turned on his lights after noticing Zeno's left front tire was in the median, reports stated.
The officer followed Zeno as he drove eastbound with his tire still in the median between North Park Avenue and North Mountain Avenue, reports stated.
As Zeno approached Mountain, he cut over into the west bound lane, reports stated.
The officer turned on his siren and pursued the car.
Zeno then drove onto the sidewalk on the north side of Speedway and struck a building, reports stated.
He damaged bushes near the building during the incident.
The officer got out of his car and used his public address system to ask Zeno to get out of his car, reports stated.
Zeno didn't exit the car, so the officer drew his sidearm to cover the vehicle while he waited for backup, reports stated.
When another officer arrived, they approached Zeno's car and asked him to get out.
Zeno didn't respond, so the officers opened his driver's side door to remove him from the car, reports stated.
Zeno resisted, and it took both officers to remove him and handcuff him, reports stated.
According to reports, a search of Zeno's car revealed a baggie containing a white, rocky substance.
A field test performed on the substance came back positive for cocaine, reports stated.
A vial of an unknown clear liquid was also found in the car, reports stated.
Both items were taken as evidence, reports stated.
After reading Zeno his rights, an officer asked him why he fled from the patrol car and whose cocaine was in the car.
Zeno denied knowledge of the cocaine, reports stated.
Police cited Zeno on suspicion of possession of a narcotic drug and unlawful flight from pursuing law enforcement.
He was booked into Pima County Jail.
Police found a parade float burning in a UA parking lot Saturday afternoon, reports stated.
An officer patrolling on North Vine Avenue noticed the float smoldering and burning in a lot next to Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, 1550 N. Vine Ave.
The officer asked members of the fraternity if they knew about the burning float, but members said they did not know about the float or the fire, reports stated.
Police arrested two UA students Saturday after a security officer saw them staggering in the street, reports stated.
The security officer told police he saw Morgan Willis, 19, of the 1400 block of East First Street, and Max Bauer, 22, of the 1800 block of East Wetmore Road, walking on East Second Street at about 3 p.m., reports stated.
The security officer said he saw one of the men urinating in a bush by the Newman Catholic Student Center, 1615 E. Second St., reports stated.
When an officer arrived, Willis and Bauer were walking westbound on Second.
The officer approached them and asked them to sit down.
Willis gave the officer his CatCard, but Bauer didn't have identification so he gave his information verbally, reports stated.
According to reports, the officer noticed the strong smell of intoxicants on both men's breath as he spoke with them.
The officer asked Willis if he had been drinking, and Willis said he had no comment, reports stated.
Willis then told the officer the incident was a rugby initiation, reports stated.
The officer then asked Bauer if he had urinated next to the Newman Center, reports stated.
Bauer said he didn't remember, and the officer told him he had a witness who saw the incident, reports stated.
Bauer told the officer it could have been him, reports stated.
Willis was cited on suspicion of minor in possession of alcohol, and Bauer was cited on suspicion of criminal nuisance.
Both men were released at the scene.