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By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
February 14, 2000
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University police responded at a parking lot near campus after someone broke into a UA student's car and stole items, police reports stated.

The student said she parked her car in a lot at East First Street and North Martin Avenue at about 7 p.m. Thursday.

When she returned to her 1986 Honda Accord, she found the rear driver's side window shattered, her driver's side sun visor damaged and four compact discs missing.

The four compact discs are valued at an estimated $80.

The woman told police she didn't see anyone suspicious in the area, and police didn't find any fingerprints in or on the car, reports stated.

A UA student called UAPD Thursday after someone stole his wallet from a UA building, reports stated.

The man said he was at Bear Down Gym, 1428 E. University Blvd., at about 7 p.m. He left his wallet in the northeast equipment room while he worked as a referee for intramural basketball games.

He said he returned at about 10:30 p.m. after the games were over, and someone had taken the wallet.

His Arizona driver license, $11 in cash, a debit card and a Blockbuster movie rental card were stolen along with the wallet.

He reported that he didn't see anyone suspicious in the area.

Police spoke with a UA employee Thursday after the employee realized a part of a computer she worked with had been stolen, reports stated.

The woman said a 64-megabyte random access memory card was taken out of a computer between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 27 from a room in the Chemical and Biological Sciences building, 1340 E. University Blvd.

She said she wasn't sure if the memory card had any distinguishing features on it that would tie it to the computer, and she said other staff members don't know anything about the missing card, reports stated.

The estimated value of the RAM card is unknown.

A UA student called UAPD Thursday after someone broke into his car and stole some belongings from him, reports stated.

The man said he parked his 1997 Nissan XES in a lot at 1420 E. Seventh St. at about 10:40 p.m.

When he returned to the car at about 11:40 p.m., his rear driver's window was shattered and two items had been stolen.

The faceplate to his Pioneer car stereo and a briefcase containing books were stolen.

No fingerprints were found on the car, and the man told police that he didn't see anyone suspicious in the area.

University police returned stolen items to their owners Thursday after someone broke into three men's cars, stole wallets and left the stuff behind a UA building, reports stated.

The three men called UAPD during the day Thursday to report that each of their cars had been broken into while parked in a lot at North Parkway Terrace and East 15th Street.

A UA custodial worker found that a pile of credit cards and identification cards had been left in the Student Recreation Center, 1400 E. Sixth St., at about 9 p.m.

The UAPD contacted the three men and returned the stolen belongings to them.

A UA student called UAPD Thursday to report that his bicycle had been stolen from a campus-area bike rack, reports stated.

The man said he parked the bike on the east side of Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., at about 12:05 p.m. Feb. 4, and when he went to use it last Monday, both his U-locks had been broken and the bike was missing.

The man said he had both U-locks attached to the bike and rack.

The Specialized mountain bike is valued at an estimated $750 and the two U-locks are valued together at an estimated $80.

The man said he didn't see anyone suspicious at all during the four days he thought his bike was locked.

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

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