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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, September 30, 2005
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A student was cited for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia Wednesday night after a resident assistant smelled marijuana coming from the student’s room in Navajo-Pinal Residence Hall, 1557 E. Sixth St., reports stated.

When police arrived around 8:30 p.m., they smelled marijuana and knocked on the student’s door.

When police asked the student if he knew why they were there, the student said, “the odor,” reports stated.

The student told police to come in, and the smell of marijuana was stronger, reports stated.

The student said he had smoked tobacco out of a hookah 20 minutes ago. Police asked to see the hookah, and the student began looking for it.

The student could not find the hookah and began to stammer his answers, reports stated.

The student then said he had smoked the tobacco from a pipe and gave a multi-colored glass pipe to police.

Police sniffed the pipe and smelled burnt marijuana.

The student then admitted to smoking marijuana and gave police a container with a green leafy substance in it.

The student said he had bought the marijuana from a man at an off-campus party.

The student was released. The pipe and the marijuana were placed into evidence, reports stated.

A man stole a UA employee’s $25 pair of maroon windbreaker pants Wednesday morning from the SALT Center, 1010 N. Highland Ave., reports stated.

When police arrived, an employee said he saw a strange man in the building around 9 a.m.

The man had said, “I don’t need any help, I’m just wandering around,” reports stated.

Another employee saw the same man a few minutes later walking out in windbreaker pants that looked exactly like his. When the employee went to check his bag, he realized the pants were gone.

Police checked the area for the man, but could not find him, reports stated.

Someone wrote “Impeach Bush” in a bathroom on the second floor of the Administration building, 1401 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

The graffiti was discovered around 5 p.m. Wednesday. There were strange symbols next to the writing.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

A student’s $2,000 red and black bike was reported missing Wednesday afternoon from Skyview Apartments, 1050 E. Eighth St., reports stated.

The student said he locked his bike with a cable lock around 3:30 p.m., and when he came back two hours later, the bike was gone.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

A student’s $150 green mountain bike was reported missing sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning from Navajo-Pinal, 1557 E. Sixth St., reports stated.

The student said she locked her bike with a U-Lock around 8 p.m. Monday and returned around 9 a.m. Tuesday to find the bike gone. The front tire of the bike and the U-Lock were still connected to the bike rack.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

Three $578 upholstery cleaners were reported missing sometime between Aug. 26 and Monday from the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building, 1130 N. Mountain Ave., and McClelland Hall, 1130 E. Helen St., reports stated.

A UA employee told police two of the upholstery cleaners were taken from McClelland Hall in August.

The employee said she had been looking for the upholstery cleaners when she noticed that another upholstery cleaner was missing from the building on Monday.

The employee said the rooms where the cleaners had been taken from were locked. She said that custodial staff had keys to the rooms.

There was no sign of forced entry.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

A student’s $2,300 black Sony laptop was reported missing Sept. 19 from South Hall, 1042 E. South Campus Drive, reports stated.

The student said he left the laptop in his unlocked office around noon. The student said he returned an hour and a half later to find the laptop gone.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

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

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