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By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday, August 23, 2004
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Six green stems believed to be marijuana were discovered by a resident adviser around 10 p.m. on Aug. 16 in a common room at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house, 1423 E. First Ave., reports stated.

Police arrived to find the six stems on the coffee table in a small cup.

The adviser said four students had been in the common area when he discovered the stems. He then told police that two of the students had been asked to leave the room on an earlier occasion for a similar occurrence.

Police searched the room and didn't find anything else. Police interviewed the four students in the room and the adviser, reports stated. They all said they didn't know whom the stems belonged to or where they had come from.

The adviser said he would remove the students from the room and the stems were placed into police evidence, reports stated.


Two brothers were charged with assault around 6 p.m. on Aug. 15 after getting into a fight on North Highland Avenue and East Eighth Street, reports stated.

When police arrived they saw three males behind a brick wall. One of the men had a cut on his forehead and a scrape on his left elbow. When police asked the male who the other person involved in the fight was, the man said, "It's my brother, and he's inside," reports stated.

Police found the man's younger brother in the house and saw that he had a cut on the left side of his mouth that was still bleeding.

Police called the Tucson Fire Department for a medical consultation. TFD told the younger brother that he would need stitches. The younger brother also had swollen knuckles and a scratch on his forearm, reports stated.

All of the witnesses to the fight told police the fight had been mutual. The two brothers said they didn't want to press charges against each other.

Police arrested the older brother for domestic violence and booked him into Pima County Jail.

The younger brother was given a juvenile referral and his mother told police she would take him to a hospital to get stitches, reports stated.


An underage man was given a DUI around 3 a.m. on Aug. 15, after police pulled him over for swerving, reports stated.

Police were driving down East Speedway Boulevard when they saw the man's blue Jeep Wrangler swerving.

Police followed the man as he turned on North Euclid Avenue. The man crossed into the median lane and then struck the curb before police pulled him over, reports stated.

Police smelled alcohol on the man's breath. They also noticed that the man had red, watery eyes.

When police asked if the man had been drinking he said, "I'm not going to lie to you officer, I have been drinking tonight," reports stated.

The man was given a field sobriety test. The man fell off balance several times while taking the test.

Police then gave the man a Breathalyzer and arrested him for extreme DUI, reports stated.


A man was caught drinking in public on East Sixth Street and North Park Avenue around 1 p.m. on Aug. 14, reports stated.

When police arrived the man was sitting on a bench drinking a 24-ounce can of Steel Reserve.

The man was cited and released, reports stated.


Someone called police around 1 a.m. on Aug. 14 after first seeing a black SUV crash onto the corner of East Elm Street and North Tucson Boulevard and then seeing three people run from the SUV, reports stated.

When police arrived they saw that the car had been damaged from the accident. Police searched the area and were unable to find the three suspects who had run from the car. They were also unable to contact the owner of the car.

The car was then towed, reports stated.

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

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