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By Lauren Lund
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, April 7. 2005
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A student's camera was stolen during a house party at an apartment complex on North Mountain Avenue, Saturday night, reports stated.

The student told police she and a friend were at a friend's house for a party from 11:30 p.m. until 2 a.m. Sunday, reports stated.

The student said her friend's wallet and her camera were taken from their purses sometime during the night, reports stated.

Both students said there were people at the party they did not know and their purses were left unattended in the bedroom, reports stated.

Police advised the one student to check the area around the complex for her wallet, reports stated.

The student found her wallet in the east parking lot of the complex Sunday. The other student did not find her camera, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

An employee's car was damaged while parked in a UA parking lot, 617 N. Santa Rita Ave., Sunday morning, reports stated.

The employee told police he parked his car at 9 a.m. Sunday, reports stated.

When he returned at 10:30 a.m. he found an unknown person had damaged his left front wheel well, reports stated.

It appeared a vehicle drove up on the sidewalk and hit his car above the left front tire, reports stated.

There was red and black paint transfer on the damaged area, reports stated.

Police found no investigative leads, suspects or witnesses.

An unknown person damaged the Native American Research and Training Center, 1642 E. Helen St., sometime before Sunday, reports stated.

The employee told police a lock on the gate to the rear of the house was missing and a piece of plywood used to secure a door to a shed had been broken, reports stated.

Police checked the perimeter and found no other signs of damage or forced entry, reports stated.

The employee told police the gate and shed had previously been used by transients as a residence, reports stated.

Police found no other evidence, suspects or witnesses.

An unknown person sent a suspicious text message to a student's phone while she was studying at the UA Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., Sunday night, reports stated.

Police read the message on her phone and it stated, "Don't let me down. I made sure they happy per our deal. I count on you big guy," reports stated.

The student said she wanted to make a report for safety purposes, reports stated.

She said she did not recognize the number and thought this could pertain to drug activity, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

The U.S. Border Patrol detained a Hispanic male at North Campbell Avenue and East Mabel Street, Saturday morning, reports stated.

Police saw a car stopped at a green light, reports stated.

The car turned right and began to weave within its lane and crossed into the next lane several times, reports stated.

Police stopped the car at Campbell and Mabel and spoke with the driver, reports stated.

While the man was talking, police could smell a strong odor of intoxicants coming from him, reports stated.

The man told police he did not have a license or any form of identification, reports stated.

Police saw the steering column of the car was broken and there was no key in the ignition, reports stated.

The man said the car was his cousin's and he did not have registration for the car, reports stated.

Police did a check on the car and it did not indicate the car as stolen, reports stated.

Dispatch called Border Patrol to verify the man's identity. Border Patrol arrived and took the man into custody, reports stated.

Police did not conduct a DUI investigation because the man only spoke Spanish and they could not verify his identification, reports stated.

Police left a message with the owner of the car telling him to call the University of Arizona Police Department, reports stated.

A student was pulled over Sunday night at East Second Street and North Park Avenue for not having a license plate, reports stated.

The student told police he was not aware his plate was missing, reports stated.

The student provided police with a case number referencing several license plates stolen near the area of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, 1509 E. Second St., reports stated.

Police gave the student a new case number and told him to contact them with any further information, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

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