Police Beat

By Lauren Lund
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, March 10, 2005

An employee found a small baggie containing a white powdery substance in the fourth floor men's restroom in the Main Gate building, 888 N. Euclid Ave., Friday afternoon, reports stated.

The employee told police he noticed the baggie sitting on top of the toilet paper dispenser. He said he thought it looked suspicious and took it back to his office, reports stated.

He told police he did not notice anything suspicious or anyone suspicious leaving the bathroom prior to his entrance, reports stated.

Police found no investigative leads, suspects or witnesses.

Three students were ejected from Sancet Stadium, 640 N. National Championship Drive, for being unruly at the baseball game Friday night, reports stated.

Employees called for police assistance because fans were getting too rowdy, reports stated.

An employee asked police to eject the two students who were drinking beer from a can, reports stated.

Police removed both students. One of them said he had been holding a beer, while the other student said he had not been drinking at the game, but he had been drinking prior, reports stated.

Both students left the stadium, reports stated.

While at the stadium, police saw a student grab another fan and yell at him, reports stated.

Police ejected that student from the stadium as well, reports stated.

A student's car was hit while parked at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 1340 E. First St., Friday night, reports stated.

The student told police he parked his car at 7 p.m., and when he returned at 9:30 p.m. he noticed the damage, reports stated.

There was a light blue car parked at an angle next to his vehicle, which had its rear passenger tire in his space, reports stated.

While the officer and student were talking, a woman walked up and said the blue car was hers, reports stated.

She said she parked at an angle because another car was partially parked in her space, reports stated.

The student's car sustained minor damage to the rear driver's side bumper, reports stated.

An unknown person stole a student's $2,000 laptop from a room on the third floor of the Gould-Simpson building, 1040 E. Fourth St., sometime between March 3 and Friday, reports stated.

The student told police he left his lab at 7 p.m. March 3 and locked the door. When he returned at 11 a.m. Friday his laptop was stolen, reports stated.

He told police he was positive he locked the door. Police searched for signs of forced entry but results were negative, reports stated.

The student said he and his lab partner are the only students currently using the room, but he does not suspect his partner, reports stated.

He said there were no other items missing from the room, reports stated.

Police found no investigative leads, suspects or witnesses.

Twelve .22-caliber rounds were found outside of the Center for Creative Photography Friday afternoon, reports stated.

An employee told police he was working outside the building when he found the rounds, reports stated.

He said he looked around the area for the possible owner, reports stated.

Police placed the ammunition into property, reports stated.

A student's backpack was stolen from the third floor of the UA Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., Tuesday evening, reports stated.

The student told police he left his backpack, which contained his wallet, cell phone, credit card, debit card and driver's license, on a third floor table at 6:40 p.m., reports stated.

When he returned at 7 p.m. his backpack was missing, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A student's license plate was stolen off her car while parked in a Zone 1 lot, 1227 E. Helen St., either Monday or Tuesday, reports stated.

The student told police she parked her car in the lot at 8:30 a.m. Monday and left around 11 a.m. to go home, reports stated.

She said she parked in the lot again at 10 a.m. Tuesday, and when she returned at 10:58 a.m. she noticed the license plate was missing, reports stated.

She told police she is unsure when or where the theft occurred in the time frame, reports stated.

The area around the plate was dusty and there were no signs of fingerprints, reports stated.

Police found no investigative leads, 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 http://www.uapd.arizona.edu.