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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
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Two $400 parking meters were stolen sometime between Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 from McKale Center, 1721 E. Enke Drive, reports stated.

A UA employee said the meters were last seen around 6 p.m. on Nov. 21, and said he noticed they were missing around 9:30 a.m. the next day.

The employee said the meters each held about $30.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

Two students were cited for underage drinking early in the morning of Nov. 20 after a resident assistant saw unopened alcohol bottles in their room in Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., reports stated.

When police arrived around 12:15 a.m., the RA told them the students had been in the room with a man. The man had told the RA he was over 21 and just visiting.

One of the students had admitted to being under 21, but the RA said the other student had shown her a Texas driver's license.

The RA had then checked the records and seen that the student who had shown her the Texas license was from Illinois and was under 21, reports stated.

Police approached the student who had had the Texas license and smelled alcohol.

The student had red, watery eyes.

While police were talking to the student, she became agitated and demanded to know what police wanted.

The student said she did not have a fake identification and said she had been joking when she told the RA she was 21, reports stated.

The student began to cry and told police she had only had one shot.

The student said police were being mean and said she did not like the way she was being treated.

The student later told police she had thrown the ID away in the women's restroom. Police searched the restroom but were unable to find the ID.

The student was cited for giving false information to police and released.

Police talked to the other student and noticed she smelled like alcohol.

The student admitted to having one beer and said she did not know about the other student's fake ID.

The alcohol was poured out and the student was released, reports stated.

A student was caught trying to buy alcohol with a fake ID Nov. 18 at Jett's Wildcat, 501 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

The store manager said the student had come in and tried to buy beer. The manager said he told the student he was going to call police and the student left.

Police discovered the student was a resident of Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Sixth St.

Police went to the student's dorm and asked if he knew why police were there.

The student said, "Yes, you're here because of my fake ID."

The student was cited and released, reports stated.

A student threw a chili dog and container off of the second floor of the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., early in the morning of Nov. 19, reports stated.

When police arrived around 2 a.m., a UA employee said he had seen the student throw the chili dog.

The employee said he had asked the student what he was doing, and the student had ran.

Police found the student and noticed he smelled like alcohol.

The student was having trouble speaking and was unsteady on his feet.

The student admitted to drinking and said he was under 21.

Police cited him for underage drinking and disorderly conduct.

The student was released, reports stated.

Six parking signs were pulled out of the ground early in the morning of Nov. 19 on East Fourth Street between North Park Avenue and North Tyndall Avenue, reports stated.

When police arrived around 3 a.m., a witness said he had seen some men in khaki pants pulling out the parking signs.

Police were unable to find the men.

The signs each weighed between 50 and 60 pounds.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

An employee's $53 purple bike was reported missing Nov. 19 from McClelland Hall, 1130 E. Helen St., reports stated.

The employee said he had locked his bike with a cable lock around 9 a.m. and said he came back around 10 p.m. to find the bike gone.

The employee said there was a book rack on the rear right side of the bike.

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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