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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, October 21, 2005
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A man was booked into Pima County Jail early Sunday morning after police saw him walking near East Broadway Boulevard and North Park Avenue with an aluminum can in his hand, reports stated.

Police saw the man around midnight and noticed that he was having trouble walking and was weaving.

Police approached the man and smelled alcohol. The man was holding a 40-ounce can of malt liquor. The man said he had been drinking.

Police asked the man for his identification and the man said he didn't have any.

The man was being belligerent and aggressive, reports stated.

Police asked the man for his name, and he gave his first name and then said, "no, Reuben."

The man then gave police his first name and a fake last name. The man also gave police a fake birth date.

Police told the man he was being arrested. The man then gave his real name and birth date, and police realized he was under 21.

The man was arrested for underage drinking and false reporting to police, reports stated.

A UA employee found a pair of black and silver reading glasses Sunday afternoon at East First Street and North Mountain Avenue, reports stated.

The employee said the glasses had been in the middle of the intersection.

The glasses were put into property for safekeeping, report stated.

A student's $300 silver and green bike was reported missing sometime between Sept. 26 and Sunday from La Aldea graduate housing complex, 825 E. Fifth St., reports stated.

The student said he parked his bike around 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 and locked it with a cable lock.

The student said he returned to the bike rack around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday to find his bike gone.

The student said his tire pump and his water bottle had been on the bike.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, report stated.

Three students were found with marijuana and alcohol early Saturday morning after a resident assistant smelled marijuana coming from a room in Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., reports stated.

Police arrived around 12:30 a.m. and knocked on the door. One of the students said to come in.

The smell of marijuana was stronger in the room.

Police saw a plastic tube with residue on the bed. There were also several cans of beer in the room and an empty bottle of vodka.

One of the students said the plastic tube was his. Police asked the student if he had been smoking marijuana, and he said he'd smoked a joint and had some whiskey and soda.

The student was cited for underage drinking, possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Another student also admitted to smoking marijuana and drinking. He was cited for underage drinking and possession of marijuana.

The other student said, "I have just had a lot to drink," when police asked him if he had been smoking marijuana.

The student was cited for underage drinking.

The three students were released, reports stated.

A student was cited for trespassing Saturday night at the football game at 540 N. Vine Ave. after several people complained about the student being drunk and vulgar, reports stated.

The student was warned and told to calm down around 7:15 p.m. after the first person complained.

Another person complained a few minutes later and police asked the student to come to the breezeway to talk.

The student said, "No, I'm going to chill and watch the game," reports stated. The student refused to leave so police began to escort him out.

The student said, "No, I'm watching the game," reports stated.

The student held on to the railing near the stairs and police took him down and handcuffed him.

The student repeatedly called the police assholes. The student said he had 10 or 12 beers before the game.

The student was told not to come back to the game and was released to his friends, 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 Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department Records. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resumé can be found at

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