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Police Beat

By Devin Simmons
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday April 3, 2003

An unknown male passenger in a white jeep slapped a female student on the butt as he drove past her Friday, near the intersection of Fifth Street and Highland Avenue, reports stated.

The student was walking on Fifth Street with a friend when the man, who looked to be in his 20s, hit her butt. The man, who was sitting in the passenger seat of the car, then turned to the driver and smiled. Neither he nor the driver was wearing a shirt, reports stated. The vehicle continued eastbound on Fifth Street, reports stated.

A Campus Health employee called police Tuesday after a female student came to her following a sexual assault by her boyfriend, reports stated.

The employee told the student, who was trying to obtain contraceptives, that Campus Health was required, as a health care provider, to report the incident to police, reports stated.

The student did not want to press charges against her boyfriend for the assault, which occurred that morning and on previous occasions, reports stated. The student met with counselors at Oasis Center for Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence, reports stated. UAPD referred the case to the Tucson Police Department because the assault occurred off campus.

An employee's motorcycle was vandalized near the Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences building, 1118 E. Fourth St., Monday, reports stated.

The employee discovered the Blue Brell motorcycle kicked on its side, with a broken brake handle, throttle and air cover. The headlight and front tire guard had also been kicked in, reports stated. The employee did not give police an estimate for the cost of the damage. Nothing was stolen from the motorcycle, reports stated. Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A UA student's book-bag was stolen from the Science Library, 144 N. Highland Ave., Monday, reports stated.

The student told police he had been studying on the fifth floor and left his bag on the table for five minutes, while he went to the restroom. When he returned, the bag was gone, reports stated. The bag contained a $70 computer-networks textbook in it, several credit cards and $20 cash, reports stated.Police advised the student to cancel his credit cards.

A UA student's black leather wallet was stolen Monday from a campus building, reports stated.

Police responded to the Architecture building, 1640 N. Olive Road, where the student said he had been studying on the second floor. The student told officers that he last saw his wallet in his bag at 5 p.m., but it was gone an hour later, reports stated. Police have no suspects or witnesses.

Someone stole a bicycle from outside the Mathematics building, 1129 E. Lowell Road, reports stated.

The bike had been locked up to a fire exit railing on the west side of the building, reports stated.

Police advised the owner to call back with the serial number of the bike and to check with Parking and Transportation Services. The bike could have possibly been taken because it was locked to a fire exit, reports stated.

The 18-speed mountain bike was valued at $300, reports stated. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

Two bicycles belonging to a UA employee were stolen from outside the College of Pharmacy, 1703 E. Mabel St., Tuesday, reports stated.

The employee told police he locked up the bikes Friday night, but when he returned the following night, they were gone. The total value of the bikes, a Gary Fisher mountain bike and a Canondale R-600, was estimated at $1,800, reports stated.

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

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