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Police Beat

By Holly Wells
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Three students were diverted to the Dean of Students for smoking marijuana Friday night after police saw them smoking on the second floor stairwell at Phi Delta Theta, 1745 E. Second St., reports stated.

Police noticed a group of students on the stairwell around 9 p.m. The students had smoke lingering around them and it smelled like burned marijuana.

Police knocked on the front door and a fraternity member said to come in.

The fraternity member led police to the backyard, but no one was there.

Police then went to the second floor and saw that a door to one of the rooms was open and six people were inside.

When police asked to come in, one of the students said sure, reports stated.

Police asked the student if he had any contraband in the room, and the student admitted to having some marijuana.

The student got a glass pipe with what police suspected to be marijuana from under his bed. The student admitted to smoking marijuana cigarettes, reports stated.

The other two students then admitted to smoking marijuana.

The three students all had red, watery eyes and a greenish tint to their tongues.

The students were released and the marijuana was placed into evidence, reports stated.

Two resident assistants found a small plastic bag of marijuana early Jan. 19 between two rooms on the first floor of Graham-Greenlee Residence Hall, 1418 E. Fourth St., reports stated.

When police arrived around 1 a.m., the two RAs said they had found the bag while doing rounds.

The RAs both said that they did not suspect any of the residents in that wing of using marijuana.

The marijuana was placed into property, reports stated.

Three students admitted to drinking wine and smoking marijuana early Jan. 19 after a resident assistant saw them smoking in a maroon car parked outside of La Paz Residence Hall, 605 N. Vine Ave., reports stated.

Police arrived around 1 a.m. and approached the car.

The three students were smoking cigarettes and the car smelled like marijuana.

Police asked the three students to get out of the car.

Police asked the driver if she had any marijuana on her and she began crying. The driver admitted to having a plastic bag with marijuana in her car. The driver said they had used a glass pipe to smoke the marijuana.

One of the other students said police could search her purse for the pipe they had used. After police did not find it, the student said to try searching the car.

Police found the marijuana, a glass pipe and a half-empty bottle of wine, reports stated.

All three students admitted to drinking and smoking.

The driver was cited for underage drinking and possession of marijuana.

One of the other students was cited for using marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and underage drinking.

The other student was cited for underage drinking and using marijuana.

All three students were released and the marijuana and pipe were placed into evidence, reports stated.

A student was cited for underage drinking Jan. 19 after police found her wallet outside McKale Center, 1721 E. Enke Road, during a basketball game, reports stated.

Police found the wallet in the Zona Zoo line and went to look for the student, who they found in the student section around 7 p.m. The student said the wallet was hers.

The student had a fake ID in her wallet and said it was her friend's. The student said she wanted the ID back.

The student smelled like alcohol, but said she had not been drinking.

The student had slurred speech and kept dropping her purse.

The student was then released, reports stated.

A UA employee found bullet casings in a urinal in the men's bathroom in Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., Saturday night, reports stated.

The employee said she had found the casings around 8:30 p.m.

Police were unable to find the owner of the bullet casings.

The bullet casings were put into evidence, reports stated.

A student's bike was stolen sometime between Jan. 19 and Jan. 22 from Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., reports stated.

The student said she had locked her bike around 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19 with a cable lock.

The student said she returned around 12:15 a.m. the next day to find her bike gone.

Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

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