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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday, September 20, 2004
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A man urinated in the Subway parking lot, 914 E. Speedway Blvd., early Tuesday morning after the Subway night manager told him the bathrooms were closed, reports stated.

When police arrived, the night manger told them the man had come in and wanted to use the restroom. The manager said he told the man that the restrooms were closed after midnight.

The man then became angry and yelled, "How much food do I have to buy to use the fuckin' restroom?" reports stated.

The manager said he asked the man to leave and the man refused. The man then tried to move the chairs that were blocking the restroom door.

The man then walked out of Subway and started yelling at other customers. The man then urinated in the parking lot.

Police booked the man into Pima County Jail for criminal nuisance and criminal trespassing, reports stated.

A man in a class at the Center for Creative Photography, 1030 N. Olive Dr., became very angry after the professor asked him to leave Thursday, reports stated.

When police arrived the professor said the man was not enrolled in the class, but had come to it on Tuesday and Thursday. The professor said on both occasions, the man had sat directly behind a student in the class.

The student told police the man had come to her work eight months earlier and told her he loved her.

The student said the man had later apologized, but said she still felt uneasy around the man.

The professor said she asked the man to leave her class, and the man had started yelling, "I'm an alumni, you can't do that to me," reports stated. The man then left the class.

The student and the professor did not know the man's last name.

Police told the professor and the student to call if they saw the man again.

A man found three large couches on 1231 N. Cherry Ave. Thursday morning and called police, reports stated.

When police arrived, the man said he found the couches around 7:30 a.m.

The man said he had seen the couches before in an alley near a dumpster a couple blocks away. The man said the couches had been in the alley for six months before they were moved.

Police were unable to find the owner of the couches.

Police called Facilities Management to pick up the couches, and Facilities Management told police to contact Grounds Services.

Police then contacted Grounds Services to pick up the couches.

Grounds Services told police they would contact the Parking and Transportation Department and have them pick up the couches, reports stated.

A man spit on a student Thursday while she was riding her bike on campus, reports stated.

Police received several calls that a man was harassing people. Police were able to find a man who matched the description of the man who had been harassing people.

Police then talked to the student. The student said she had been riding her bicycle when the man started running along side her. When the student asked the man what he was doing, he said, "running with you."

The student then asked the man why he was running with her and the man said, "I'm going to knock you out," reports stated.

The student then told the man to go away and the man spit on her shirt and arms.

The student told police that the man they found was the man who had spit on her.

The man was booked into Pima County Jail for harassment and assault, reports stated.

More than $1,000 in copper wire was stolen from the construction site at 1630 E. University Blvd. sometime between Sept. 11 and Thursday, reports stated.

When police arrived, the superintendent of the site told them a reel of wire had been stolen between Sept. 11 and Sept. 13.

The superintendent said more wire had been stolen between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 5:15 a.m. Thursday.

The superintendent told police that several tools had also been stolen from the area.

The superintendent said when he got to work he noticed that the gate on the fence was open, but the lock wasn't cut. The superintendent said this made him believe it could be an inside job.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

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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