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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
November 18, 1999
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A UA student called university police Tuesday after she saw a man masturbating in public, police reports stated.

The student was walking north at about 1:20 a.m. near the intersection of North Park Avenue and East Drachman Street when she saw the man, reports stated.

She said the man was sitting "Indian-style" on the ground with his penis exposed, reports stated.

The student told police the man stopped masturbating, pulled his pants up and stood up as she walked by, reports stated.

She said she did not want to press charges if the man was found, reports stated.

A UA student called police Tuesday after someone broke into his car.

According to reports, the man parked his '87 Toyota at about midnight in a lot near North Cherry Avenue and East Drachman Street.

The student told police he went into the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., for about 15 minutes.

When he returned to his car, it had been broken into and his compact disc player was missing, reports stated.

The rear passenger side window was broken out, reports stated.

Police were unable to find any fingerprints because of the broken glass.

Police received a call from a UA employee Tuesday after seven UA vehicles had been vandalized, reports stated.

The employee said the seven vehicles were parked undamaged at 5:30 p.m. Monday in a lot at East Speedway Boulevard and North Vine Avenue.

When he returned to the lot at 6:15 Tuesday morning, the air had been let out of all four tires on each of the vehicles, reports stated.

According to reports, the vehicles had no other damage.

Personnel from a nearby garage refilled the tires they were undamaged.

The employee notified police that the tires of UA vehicles had been deflated in the past in the same parking lot.

A UA student called police after someone hit her car while it was parked in a campus-area lot, reports stated.

The woman said she left her 1988 Toyota at about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday in the lot at 1110 N. Cherry Ave., and when she returned at 4:30 p.m., it had been damaged.

A witness left a note on her car but left no name or address, reports stated.

The note did have a license plate number, and police traced it to another car.

Police responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of a hit-and-run accident at a UA parking garage, reports stated.

According to reports, Gordon Packard, 34, of the 100 block of South Tucson Boulevard, was driving at about 5:50 p.m. into the garage at 815 E. Second St., when the incident occurred.

A UA employee told police she saw Packard begin to enter the facility, but he stopped before entering.

The man then started backing out of the entrance when the mirror on the driver's side of his car hit a parking pass swipe reader.

The collision did no damage to the reader, but as the man continued backing out, he hit another reader, reports stated.

The second accident left a large dent in the side of the reader.

Packard then backed his car further out of the garage and parked it on the right side of the entrance, reports stated.

When he left the car, the employee called UAPD to report the hit-and-run.

UA Parking and Transportation called Tucson Wreckers to tow the car.

According to reports, Packard returned to his car while the tow truck operator was preparing to tow it.

Packard became upset, and a police officer explained the situation to him, reports stated.

He was cited on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident and expired out-of-state car registration. He was then advised to speak with UA Parking and Transportation to get his car back, reports stated.

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