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Police Beat

By Jesse Lewis
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday, October 19, 2004
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Four students were referred to the Dean of Students Office for underage drinking early Friday morning outside of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house, 1420 N. Vine Ave., reports stated.

A police officer on bike patrol saw the four women leave the house at 12:40 a.m. all holding Keystone beer cans, reports stated.

The students had a strong odor of alcohol on their breaths.

The students were referred to the diversion program and released on scene, reports stated.

Three students were referred to the Dean of Students Office for smoking marijuana in Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E Fourth St., at 12:40 a.m. Friday, reports stated.

The resident assistant on duty reported a strong smell of marijuana coming from the room, and when police entered the room they could smell a definite odor of marijuana, reports stated.

Two of the students cited live in the room and the third is a resident of Manzanita-Mojave Residence Hall.

All three students admitted to smoking marijuana in the room and said they had smoked all the marijuana they had.

When police asked the students what they had been smoking out of, they showed police a small wooden box with a small glass pipe with a plastic tube coming from it, reports stated.

The students were referred to the diversion program and police told them they would be contacted by the Dean of Students Office in the next week or two, reports stated.

An employee of the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., said a retired employee returned to the building at noon and 9 p.m. Thursday and frightened current employees, reports stated. The ex-employee is bipolar and manic-depressive, said the employee. She has been returning to her former desk on and off for the last two weeks, reports stated.

The ex-employee's daughter picked her up from campus.

The employee thinks that the ex-employee may be off her medications.

The ex-employee said the woman who took over her job when she retired was evil and going to hell, reports stated.

The ex-employee has not made any violent threats.

Police advised the employee to tell her staff to contact police if she returns so UAPD can get her some help, reports stated.

A $190 Palm Pilot was stolen from a room in the Old Chemistry building, 1306 E. University Blvd., sometime between 6 p.m. Oct. 11 and 9 a.m. Oct. 12, reports stated.

The room the item was in is never locked, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

An employee's wallet and another employee's coin collecting book of quarters were stolen from two separate lockers in the women's locker room in the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., sometime at the end of last week, reports stated.

One employee reported that her book of quarters was locked in her locker at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and when she returned at 8 a.m. Thursday the lock was open, reports stated.

At the same time the employee was reporting her incident, another employee said her wallet had been stolen between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday and her lock was open when she returned as well, reports stated.

The room requires a CatCard to access at all times.

Neither employee had any idea who may have stolen the items, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

An employee's CD player and $400 faceplate were stolen from his car while it was parked in a Zone 1 lot, 820 E. Fifth St., Friday, reports stated.

The employee said he parked his truck at 7 a.m. and when he returned at 4:30 p.m. his driver's side door was open and the items were missing.

The faceplate was specially made for the employee.

The employee said nothing else was stolen from his vehicle, reports stated. Neither the locks nor windows were damaged in the burglary.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A student and another man were arrested late Friday night for disorderly conduct when the two were in a fight at the Midnight Madness game in the McKale Center, 1721 E. Enke Dr., reports stated.

The student head butted the other man and the man picked him up and threw him into a row of chairs after a verbal altercation, reports stated.

The student said he sat down in a row with the man, who told him he could not sit there. The student said, "You don't own the arena," reports stated.

The student said he got up and began to walk away when the man pushed him in the back twice. When the student turned around, the man said, "You want some of this, white boy?" reports stated.

The student said he then used his head to hit the man in the face, because he was assaulted first, reports stated.

Both men were arrested and released.

A friend of the student's said he tried to separate the two but was unsuccessful, so he left the area, reports stated.

The man was told he was not allowed to return to the McKale Center.

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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