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Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
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A UA employee reported a sign had been vandalized on Wednesday in the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd.

A paper with "Skateboarding is not a crime" written on it had been glued to a "bikes and skateboarding is prohibited" sign, reports stated.

The employee told police the incident occurred between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

The employee removed the paper, but the glue did not come off, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


A professor reported a suspicious e-mail she received on Thursday morning, reports stated.

The professor said she received an e-mail from an unknown person at 5:30 a.m.

The person requested her name, address, phone number and passport number, reports stated.

The e-mail stated upon receiving the information, a package containing $15 million would be mailed to her.

Police advised the professor that the e-mail was a scam and told her not to respond.

The professor was told to contact the University of Arizona Police Department if she continued to receive any more suspicious e-mails.


A student told police that her credit card had been used for a $200 catalog purchase from a clothing store, reports stated.

The student told police that she had reported her purse and wallet missing "about three weeks or a month" ago.

Police were shown an activity sheet that showed the student's name and address along with the purchase, reports stated.

Police advised the student to contact both the credit card company and the store to inform them of the incident.


A Parking and Transportation Services employee found the letters "R," "O" and "C" outlined in red bubble letters Wednesday on the second-level wall of the Park Avenue Parking Garage, 1140 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

The graffiti appeared to have been spray painted although no other evidence was found at the scene.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


A man was arrested for drunken driving Wednesday morning after he made an illegal left turn onto North Campbell Avenue, reports stated.

Police observed the vehicle drifting from side to side and straddling the white line as they were traveling eastbound on East Speedway Boulevard.

The vehicle turned into a fast food restaurant parking lot and drove toward the Campbell Avenue exit, reports stated.

Police observed the man turn left onto Campbell Avenue even though there were two signs stating not to do so, reports stated.

Police pulled the vehicle over and made contact with the male driver.

The man said he was driving to a friend's house, reports stated.

The man had slurred speech and told police his father was a police officer, reports stated.

Police could smell an odor of alcohol inside the vehicle and asked the man if he had been drinking.

The man said he had not, and police asked him to step out of the vehicle, reports stated.

After issuing a field sobriety test, police placed the man under arrest for minor in possession and extreme D.U.I.

The man was transported to UAPD, and the vehicle was towed, reports stated.


Police discovered an abandoned car on Wednesday that had been reported missing, reports stated.

The vehicle was found after police noticed it was parked crookedly on East Winsett Street.

The door was locked with the alarm on, reports stated.

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 www.uapd.arizona.edu.



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