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By Rachael Myer
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
February 11, 2000
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A UA student called university police yesterday to report her ex-boyfriend in Illinois threatened to kill her over the phone after she informed him she was pregnant, police reports stated.

The ex-boyfriend called the University of Arizona student, who lives in Yavapai Residence Hall, 1222 E. South Campus Drive, on Jan. 14.

The student told police the man said, "If you tell your parents or my parents, I'll come out there, kill you and bury you in the desert," reports stated.

The student told police she wanted the incident documented "in case she turned up missing," and so she could obtain an injunction against future harassment from the man, reports stated.

The student told police she thinks her ex-boyfriend is capable of his threat because of prior verbal and physical abuse as well as his temper, reports stated.

The student sent the ex-boyfriend an e-mail yesterday stating she did not want future contact with him.

A student contacted police yesterday after her ex-husband, whom she has a restraining order against, left her two phone messages and an e-mail message, reports stated.

The student told police her ex-husband, who lives in Florida, left her phone messages at her home and work yesterday, each at 12:30 p.m.

She said she received an e-mail message on Jan. 24 from her ex-husband asking her what time she wanted to meet for a mediation appointment, reports stated.

On Jan. 25, she replied to his e-mail and stated he broke the order of protection and communication must go through "legal channels," reports stated.

Police arrested a man yesterday for aggravated DUI after observing his car weaving through the roadway, reports stated.

The police officer pulled over Gary Van Rabb II, 28, of the 3300 block of East Willard Avenue, at East Speedway Boulevard and North Park Avenue at 1:19 a.m.

The officer smelled a "strong odor" of intoxicants from the car when he approached it, reports stated.

The second time the officer asked Rabb to take a field sobriety test, Rabb responded, "Look, I'm fucked up," reports stated.

The officer noticed Rabb's eyes were "glassy and droopy," and that the man had difficulty understanding and holding his hands up, reports stated.

Rabb's passenger in the 1982 Lincoln Town Car said he and Rabb started drinking when they arrived at the bar where they work, reports stated.

The officer asked the passenger if he asked Rabb to drive or if Rabb volunteered and also why Rabb drove in his condition, reports stated.

The passenger responded, "I'm going to plead the fifth on that one. I know how the game is played," reports stated.

Rabb told the officer he did not have a license and that it was suspended, reports stated.

Rabb was taken to Kino Hospital and provided a voluntary blood draw.

He was cited for aggravated DUI and booked into Pima County Jail.

A student called police yesterday after his cellular phone was stolen from the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house.

The UA student told police his cellular phone, valued at $220, was taken from inside the fraternity house, 1801 E. First St., sometime between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. yesterday, reports stated.

The student said his friend received a call from the stolen cellular phone on Thursday, reports stated.

A student reported yesterday that the UA golf cart he was driving was stolen, reports stated.

The golf cart was stolen when he parked it to get a key copied for a campus building, reports stated.

The student said he left the key in the ignition when he parked the white golf cart at the Facilities Management Shop, 1301 E. Fifth St., reports stated.

According to reports, the golf cart was stolen between 3:33 p.m. and 3:40 p.m.

The student did not see anyone suspicious near the golf cart, reports stated.

Police have no suspects.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports.

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