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Police Beat

By Arek Sarkissian II

Thursday September 20, 2001

University police were called Tuesday morning after a vehicle's rear window was smashed, reports stated.

Police responded to the Zone 1 parking lot at 522 N. Tyndall Ave., after UA Parking and Transportation Services reported a student's vehicle had been damaged.

The owner of the vehicle said the doors were locked and no items were missing, reports stated.

There are no suspects at this time.

Police aided Tucson Police Department officials Tuesday in response to a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a high-security building, reports stated.

University of Arizona Police Department officers overheard a Tucson Police Department dispatch for a suspicious person call at 902 E. First St. TPD received a report of a vehicle left at East First Street and North Tyndall Avenue by five suspicious males, reports stated.

UAPD assisted TPD by contacting people in the area and maintaining observation of the unattended vehicle.

The operator of the vehicle later returned and the area was deemed safe, reports stated.

A student called police Tuesday after receiving a threatening phone call from another individual, reports stated.

UAPD officers contacted the student in her dorm room after she said an ex-boyfriend harassed her on the phone.

The student reported that Roger Vallecillo, of Metairie, La., said, "If I see you again, I will spit on you and beat you up," after the student told him to stop calling her.

The student called UAPD because she wanted to change her phone number and Residence Life instructed her to call the police, reports stated.

Police were dispatched after a student called police to report his bike had been stolen, reports stated.

Officers spoke with bike's owner by telephone. He said he locked his bike to racks on the east side of Arizona/Sonora Residence Hall on Sept. 12. The next day, he realized it was stolen.

The student gave officers a serial number which was to be entered in a national database for stolen goods.

There are no suspects at this time.

Police were called Sunday after a vehicle parked on campus was vandalized, reports stated.

Officers met with the student who owned the vehicle. The student said that between Saturday and Sunday, her vehicle was damaged while parked at 1340 E. First St.

The student noticed the driver's side mirror was bent down, and the driver side door molding was torn. There were no signs that a suspect entered the vehicle, and no pry marks were found, reports stated.

No items were missing from the car. The mirror and door are still operational and securable.

There are no suspects at this time

Police were called Thursday after a Pepsi machine was damaged, reports stated.

An officer was flagged down by a construction worker at 1600 E. University Blvd.

The machine was pried open, and coins and bills were stolen. Approximately $250 was stolen, reports stated.

Representatives from Pepsi-cola bottling were called to secure the machine.

A student called UAPD to report a piece of his motorcycle missing, reports stated.

Officers spoke with the student, who said a mirror had been taken from his motorcycle. The student said he parked the motorcycle in a parking lot north of the James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., Friday. Saturday morning, the mirror was missing, reports stated.

There are no suspects at this time.

A student called police Saturday after she noticed her wallet was missing, reports stated. The student said she noticed her black wallet missing from her backpack on Saturday. She had last seen the wallet at the Student Union Memorial Center Friday. The wallet is black with a zipper encircling it.

The wallet contained a driverÍs license, credit card and numerous supermarket cards, reports stated.

The student was advised to cancel her credit cards.

Police were dispatched after a student reported his bike stolen. Officers contacted the owner of the bicycle by telephone. Reports stated the student locked his bicycle to the bike racks on the east side of Coronado Residence Hall on the afternoon of Sept. 10. He noticed the bike stolen on Sept. 13. Officers advised him to call police back if he could locate the serial number.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department Records. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resume can be found at


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