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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday, October 3, 2005
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A UA employee threatened other UA employees at the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., and left several messages for one of the employees between the end of August and Tuesday, reports stated.

A man told police he was at work Tuesday night when the employee called and asked to speak to another employee. The other employee told the man to tell the employee on the phone that it was late and he just wanted to go home.

The employee on the phone heard this and said he was going to kick the employee’s ass, reports stated.

The man said the employee called him at home three times and was abusive and threatening. The man said he turned his ringer off.

He said when he turned the ringer back on he saw there were 10 messages from the employee.

All of the messages were threatening, reports stated.

The man said the employee was threatening the other employees for about a month. He said the employee would stop for a while and then start again.

The man said he did not want to press charges and just wanted to document the incident.

The phone messages were placed into evidence, reports stated.

Joggers found a yellow and black mountain bike early Tuesday morning in front of the Forbes building, 1140 E. South Campus Drive, reports stated.

The joggers flagged down police around 1:45 a.m. and said the bike was unsecured. The joggers said no one in the area knew to whom the bike belonged.

The bike was placed into University of Arizona Police Department property for safekeeping, reports stated.

Two students admitted to smoking marijuana Sept. 26 after police approached them in front of Highland Commons, 1200 E. Lowell St., and smelled burnt marijuana, reports stated.

Police noticed the student around midnight and smelled marijuana coming from their direction.

Police walked up to the students and noticed the smell was stronger.

Police asked the students what they were doing and the students said hanging out.

The student had red, bloodshot eyes, reports stated.

The students allowed police to smell their fingers, which smelled like marijuana.

Police noticed that the students’ tongues had a greenish tint to them.

One of the students said he was at a party where people were smoking, but said he didn’t smoked.

The student said police could search him and police found a small, empty baggie, reports stated.

The student then said he had been smoking with his friend and dumped the marijuana out when he saw police.

The student was referred to the Dean of Students Office for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

The other student was referred for possession of marijuana, reports stated.

A student’s $450 blue and silver mountain bike was stolen Sept. 26 from La Paz Residence Hall, 602 N. Highland Ave., reports stated.

The student said he put a U-Lock through the front wheel of his bike and secured it to the bike rack around 9 a.m.

The student said he noticed the bike was gone around 9 p.m. and the front tire and U-Lock were still there.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

Someone cut through the barbed wire around a Facilities Management warehouse, 1730 N. Vine Ave., sometime between Sept. 23 and Sept. 26, reports stated.

A UA employee said the barbed wire was cut between 4 p.m. Sept. 23 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 26.

He said he was unsure if anything was stolen from the property.

Facilities Management was advised of the damaged barbed wire.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

A UA employee found a student’s $22 money order Wednesday at the Music building, 1017 N. Olive Road, reports stated.

The employee said the money order was in a drawer behind her work center.

Police attempted to call the student and then sent her an e-mail, reports stated.

A student’s olive green backpack was reported missing Tuesday from the Park Student Union, 615 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

The student said he left his backpack in the food court around 7 p.m. and returned five hours later to find the backpack gone.

The student said a $26 “Star Wars” book, a physics manual, pens, pencils, a math folder and an engineering notepad were in the backpack.

The student said the bag was not turned into the lost and found. 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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