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By Kristopher Califano
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday February 24, 2003

A UA student's $269 cellular phone was stolen Thursday while she was on campus, UAPD reports stated.

The student told officers that she believes the phone was stolen sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. while she was at the Student Union Memorial Center, 1202 E. University Boulevard.

After noticing her phone was missing, the student used a friend's phone to call her missing cell phone. A man answered the phone, but he hung up when the student asked for his name. When the student tried calling again, her voicemail answered, reports stated.

The student told police that the person who answered the phone sounded like he was speaking in slang, reports stated.

Officers told the student to cancel her cellular phone service. There are no suspects and no witnesses.

Somebody left a CD player outside of a campus building Thursday, reports stated.

A student told an employee at the Biological Sciences West building, 1041 E. Lowell St. that he found a VCR outside the building. The employee took the item, which turned out to be a CD player, and called police.

Neither the employee nor the police know the owner of the player.

Police don't know who stole a UA employee's bike, helmet and lock Wednesday from the University Medical Center, reports stated.

The employee told police that she parked the bike at 10:30 a.m. near the hospital at 1501 N. Campbell Ave. When she returned at 5 p.m. her bike, helmet and lock were gone. Police have no suspects and no witnesses, reports stated.

A student's $1,100 digital camera, purse, CatCard and cell phone were stolen Thursday from her car, which was parked in a university garage, reports stated. The student locked her car at 9 a.m. on the first floor of the Park Garage, 1140 N. Park Ave. When she returned just before noon, she noticed that there were pry marks on the driver's-side door, a screwdriver lying on one of her car seats and some missing items. Police said that the pry marks were similar to the markings that can be made with a screwdriver, reports stated.

She told police that she doesn't have an alarm system on the car, but knows that it was locked when she left the garage.

The student's purse was found and turned into police later that day, reports stated.

There are no suspects or witnesses. Police took the screwdriver and placed it into evidence at UAPD. They were unable to take fingerprints from the car because the student touched the vehicle, reports stated.

A student's backpack was stolen Thursday from a campus library when he left it unattended while he went to use a computer, reports stated. The student told police that he left his bag for 10 minutes when he went to check his e-mail inside the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd.

The bag contained a cellular phone, a driver license and a bankcard. Police told him to cancel the bankcard, reports stated. There are no suspects and no witnesses.

A woman with a camera tried to enter a building that was under construction Feb. 10, reports stated.

A construction company employee told police that a woman approached him and asked if she could go inside the Central Animal Facility building, 1127 E. Lowell St. The employee, whose job it is to keep unauthorized people from entering the building, told her that she could not go inside, reports stated.

The woman said she just wanted to look around, but the employee refused to let her inside the building. He described her to police as being in her early 20s, five-feet, four-inches tall, weighing approximately 115 pounds, and carrying a disposable yellow camera, reports stated.

The woman was polite throughout the five-minute conversation, and when she was told she could not come inside, she left without any argument, the employee told officers.

Police told the employee to call back if she returns to the building, reports stated.

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