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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
November 30, 1999
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University police responded to reports of slaughtered animals on two separate nights last week at a UA farm, police reports stated.

A University of Arizona employee called police Wednesday morning from the university's Campbell Farm East, 4040 N. Campbell Ave., after he found one goat dead and three more injured on the east side of the farms, reports stated.

The employee said he left the goats at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and when he returned Wednesday at 7:45 a.m., he found three goats alive with wounded rear right legs and one goat dead from similar injuries, reports stated.

According to reports, the employee thinks the goat died from shock and the tissue trauma to its rear leg.

Police found a hole dug under one of the fences to the pen and what appeared to be canine tracks.

The next morning, police received another report of injured animals from the farms.

Another employee told police he arrived at the farms at about 7:45 a.m. and found two sheep dead in their pens.

He said when he left the farms at 8 p.m. Wednesday, the sheep were alive.

A fence to the sheep pens had a hole similar to the one found in the goat pen, and police found what appeared to be dog tracks around the area, reports stated.

The sheep had injuries to their rear legs and appeared to die from blood loss and shock.

One of the center's employees said they caught a pit bull dog Nov. 15 after similar attacks were made to the farm's animals, but the dog was taken away by animal control.

A UA employee called police after finding another UA employee's horse injured on UA property, reports stated.

The employee called police last Wednesday after finding the horse injured at Casa Grande Farm, 2831 N. Freeway, reports stated.

The horse appeared to have been driven out of its pen and over a cable fence, reports stated.

The horse suffered an abrasion to its lower leg and cannot walk without limping.

The owner of the horse is a UA employee and he uses his horse to check the cattle pens at the farm for injured, missing, dead or ill cattle.

The employee told police the owner of the horse often kept it at the farms overnight.

Neither police nor the employee could determine if the horse was driven over the fence by a human or an animal.

Police arrested a man early Friday morning after seeing him drive through an intersection in a right-turn-only lane, reports stated.

Police followed Jeffrey Cox, 25, of the 1100 block of East Ninth Street, from the intersection of East Sixth Street and North Fremont Avenue to his house.

When Cox pulled into his driveway, the officer told him to remain in his car, reports stated.

The officer checked Cox's driver license and found it was suspended and he had a warrant for failing to appear in court for fishing without a license, reports stated.

According to reports, when the officer asked Cox why he had driven through the turn-only lane, the officer noticed the smell of alcohol on his breath.

Cox admitted he had been drinking, and submitted to standard field sobriety tests, reports stated.

After performing the tests, the officer determined Cox was driving under the influence of alcohol and impaired to the slightest degree. The officer then transported Cox to UAPD headquarters, 1200 E. Lowell St.

Cox then submitted to a breath test and his blood alcohol content was found to be higher than .18, reports stated.

He was cited on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood-alcohol content over .10, extreme DUI, driving with a suspended license, failure to appear in court for fishing without a license and failure to respond to a traffic control device.

He was transported to Pima County Jail where he was released after posting bond for the warrant.

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