Tuesday, November 13, 2001
A UA student was groped near campus Thursday morning after she dropped the groceries she was carrying, reports stated.
The student told university police that she was walking near North Euclid Avenue and East Mabel Street when she dropped some groceries she was carrying. An unknown man approached her and helped her pick up the items. She gathered the groceries and continued walking southbound when the man ran up behind her and grabbed her breast. The groper took off westbound, and the student ran to her residence hall where she called police, reports stated.
University officers told the student that the incident occurred in the Tucson Police Department's jurisdiction and that she would need to speak with TPD officers. The University of Arizona Police Department took the student back to the scene of the incident, where she filed a report with TPD.
Police were unable to find anybody in the area who matched the description of the suspect, reports stated.
A Tucson man was arrested Thursday after he got in a fight with employees at a campus-area bar, reports stated.
Police were called to Dirtbags, 1800 E. Speedway Blvd., and saw Krys Dbrzut, 23, struggling with a Dirtbags employee. When officers told the men to stop fighting, the Dirtbags employee followed their directions, but Dbrzut, of the 3700 block of North Campbell Avenue, continued to struggle. When police told him to stop, Dbrzut began to move toward police.
Dbrzut continued to struggle as police attempted to handcuff him. Officers had him pinned on the floor with one hand cuffed. Reports stated Dbrzut laid on his free hand so officers could not handcuff him. Officers struck Dbrzut on the shoulder until he complied.
Police separated the employee and the man. Employees of Dirtbags told officers the man refused to leave the bar and that employees were forced to escort him out. While he was being escorted out, he punched one of the employees in the left temple.
Dbrzut was cited and released on suspicion of disorderly conduct and assault, reports stated.
A UA student told police Thursday that she believes the university is responsible for the theft of her backpack from a campus building, reports stated.
The student told officers that her instructor told the class to leave their bags in the classroom while the class left to take a test. The student complied with the teacher's request. When she returned to the class at 9 a.m., her bag was gone, reports stated.
The bag contained a cellular phone, rings, books, credit cards and a driver's license. The instructor told the student that she shouldn't keep items like that in her backpack and that she should file a report with university police, reports stated.
The student told police that she believes the theft is the instructor's and the university's responsibility, because she was told to leave her bag in the classroom, reports stated.
A student's bike was stolen outside a campus building Thursday, reports stated.
The student told officers that he locked his bike at 10:45 a.m. to the racks at the west side of the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building, 1130 N. Mountain Ave. When the student returned at 7 p.m., the bike was gone.
The student told police that he used a cable lock to secure the frame and wheel of the bicycle to the racks on the west side of the building. There are no suspects and no witnesses at this time, reports stated.
A UA student called police after his $1,700 bike was stolen from a campus residence hall, reports stated.
The student told police that he locked his bike outside the Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., Wednesday. When he returned the next day, his bike and $25 lock were gone.
He told police that he would call them back when he found the mountain bike's serial numbers. There are no suspects and no witnesses at this time, reports stated.
A UA student called police after his $600 bike was stolen outside a campus building Thursday, reports stated.
The student used a heavy cable lock at 9:30 a.m. to lock the bike to the racks on the northwest side of the Optical Sciences building, 1630 E. University Blvd. When the student returned at 3 p.m., the bike was gone. He told officers that the bike was two months old.
There are no suspects and no witnesses at this time, reports stated.
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 www.uapd.arizona.edu.