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Police Beat

By Jennifer Amsler
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
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A man was arrested Thursday for drinking in public, giving false information to a police officer and littering on East Speedway Boulevard and North Campbell Avenue, reports stated.

Police saw the man sitting at a bus stop drinking beer and eating, reports stated.

The man also pulled trash from his pockets and threw it on the ground, reports stated.

Police approached the man and asked for identification, reports stated.

The man gave police his brother's name, but the officer recognized the name from previous encounters and knew the man was lying, reports stated.

Police asked the man his name again and the man laughed and gave the correct name, reports stated.

Police did a records check and found the man had a warrant out for his arrest, reports stated.

The man was booked into Pima County Jail.

Someone wrote graffiti on the walls of a room in the Student Union Memorial Center Thursday, 1303 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

The graffiti was carved into the walls near a light switch with a sharp object, reports stated.

The room contained an ice machine and was unlocked so employees could retrieve ice when needed, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A man was arrested for possession of marijuana Wednesday after police pulled him over while on his bicycle at North Sixth Avenue and East Drachman Street, reports stated.

Police were checking a building in the area around 1:20 a.m. when a man was traveling eastbound on East Drachman Street without a required headlight, reports stated.

Police pulled the man over and he gave the police identification, reports stated.

A record check showed the man had a warrant for his arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia, reports stated.

Police asked if they could search the man and he agreed, reports stated.

Police found a pipe in his left pocket with marijuana residue left in it, reports stated.

The man said "Oh man, I forgot I had that with me," reports stated.

The man was informed of his warrant and cited and released at the scene.

Someone damaged an electrical cart stored in the West Stadium, 540 N. Vine Ave., Thursday, reports stated.

An employee contacted police and said the electrical cart had been moved from its recharging location sometime in the middle of the night, reports stated.

The cart was unplugged from the electrical source, reports stated.

Police found damage to a wall near the electrical cart and said it was a result of impact, reports stated.

Police also found blue paint on the cart that matched the wall with the damage, reports stated.

The employee told police the cart can be easily switched on with a small key or screwdriver, but police found no damage to the ignition, reports stated.

One of two gates was unlocked when police arrived on the scene, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

Someone stole a bag containing $935 worth of high voltage safety equipment Feb. 3 from the back of a pickup truck in the Arizona State Museum parking lot, 1013 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

The equipment belonged to employees and the truck was a UA Fire Safety vehicle, reports stated.

Several employees spotted a man in his early 20s taking the bag around 2 p.m., reports stated.

The employees tried to catch the man but he ran away, reports stated.

The man was last seen leaving the premises on a 10-speed bike, reports stated.

The bag contained a high voltage helmet, high voltage gloves, hand tools and a fire suit, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or other witnesses.

Someone broke into a student's Jeep Wednesday in Cherry Garage, 1641 E. McKale Drive, reports stated.

A woman contacted police when she noticed the Jeep had a broken window and a damaged lock, reports stated.

The woman did not see who damaged the Jeep, reports stated.

Police arrived at the scene and tried to contact the owner of the Jeep, but they could not reach him so they left a note on his car, reports stated.

The student called police about three hours later and said his backpack had been stolen from the Jeep, reports stated.

The backpack contained textbooks, papers, binders and $13, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found daily at

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