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By Audrey DeAnda
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
January 13, 2000
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University police arrested three students Tuesday night after someone reported they had alcohol in their room.

An officer went to Hopi Residence Hall, 1440 E. Fourth St., at about 8 p.m. after a resident assistant reported she smelled beer coming from a room and heard people talking about beer, police reports stated.

Police approached Cameron Cook, 19, who was standing in the hallway outside of the room.

Cook told the officer he lived there, and the officer noticed Cook had slurred speech, watery eyes and the odor of alcohol coming from his breath, reports stated.

Cook said he had been drinking some beers in his room, along with Scott Knappmiller and James Higgs, both 19, reports stated.

The officer went into the room and noticed Higgs and Knappmiller both had watery eyes and smelled of alcohol, reports stated.

Cook and Knappmiller were cited on suspicion of minor in possession of spirituous liquor and released at the scene.

Higgs was cited on suspicion of minor consuming spirituous liquor and released at the scene.

A student called police Tuesday night after she received a harassing phone call while she was in her dorm room.

The student said she was in her room at Yavapai Residence Hall, 1222 E. South Campus Drive, at about 10 p.m. she received the call.

According to reports, an unknown person posing as a Weight Watchers representative called and asked the student if she had a "fat ass."

The student said her roommate and her were not getting along at the moment and the voice sounded like one of her roommate's friends, reports stated.

Police told the student to use "*57" if she received another phone call and then report it to police.

A student went to police Tuesday night to report a car accident on campus.

She said she was waiting for a Toyota 4-Runner to back out of a parking space in a lot at 1028 N. Mountain Ave. when it ran into her 1991 Nissan Sentra, reports stated.

According to reports, the Nissan's passenger side mirror was destroyed and the door was dented.

The student said she exchanged information with the driver of the 4-Runner, but still wanted to report the incident.

Police ran a warrant check on the student and discovered she had a warrant out for her arrest from the Pima Country Sheriff's Department for driving on a suspended license.

The officer advised the student of the warrant and took her driver license away from her.

The student called her mom for a ride home.

A student reported his car stolen Tuesday night from a residence hall parking lot.

The student said he parked his 1989 Jeep Cherokee in the east lot of Apache Residence Hall, 1420 E. Fifth St. early Monday morning.

According to reports, the student received a call Tuesday night from Tucson Police Department saying the vehicle had been found on the south side of town.

The student went to the parking lot and when he noticed his vehicle was missing, he called university police, reports stated.

He later retrieved his vehicle from Tucson police.

A student called police Tuesday morning after she received several harassing phone calls.

The student said she was in her room at Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., on Sunday night when she received a call from someone breathing deeply, reports stated.

She said she got the same type of call on Monday night, and she could not think of anyone who would be harassing her.

The student told police that before she left for winter break, she received one to three similar calls per week for three to four weeks, reports stated.

She said she did not want to press charges at this time but would reconsider if the calls continued and a suspect was located, reports stated.

An employee reported damage to a UA building Tuesday afternoon.

He said when he left the Biochemistry Greenhouse, 1059 E. Eighth St., on Sunday night the windows were intact, reports stated.

The employee said when he returned on Tuesday afternoon three windows appeared to had been broken by rocks, reports stated.

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