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Police Beat

By Jesse Lewis
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, November 4, 2004
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A student was arrested for false reporting to a police officer after he lied about his age at the Homecoming football game at Arizona Stadium, 540 N. Vine Ave., Saturday at 7 p.m., reports stated.

Police saw the man fall down in the student section because he was very drunk, reports stated.

The student had slurred speech and said he was 14 years old and for police to do what they wanted to with him, reports stated.

The student told police his birth date was Sept. 27, 1924 and then changed it to Sept. 27, 1923, reports stated.

The student was verbally abusive and uncooperative, reports stated.

Police were going to arrest the student under John Doe but managed to find his actual birth date.

The student was arrested for false reporting and transported to Pima County Jail.

A student was diverted to the Dean of Students office early Monday morning for having 12.9 grams of a green leafy substance in Mohave Residence Hall, 1000 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

Police went to the room because they smelled marijuana, and the student said he would be truthful and cooperative, reports stated.

The student said he smoked earlier that evening.

The student pulled a Rubbermaid container out from under his bed, which contained a bag of green leafy substance, reports stated.

The bag was placed into evidence, and police found no other illegal substances in the room.

The north fence of a the maintenance yard at Camp Farms East, 4040 N. Campbell Ave., was cut over the weekend, reports stated.

A man reported that the fence was intact Friday at 3 p.m., but noticed it damaged Saturday at 3p.m., reports stated.

An unknown amount of copper wire was stolen from the fence.

Police found 50 feet of drag marks on the ground from the fence to the wash, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A man was booked into Pima County Jail for an outstanding Tucson Police Department warrant after police pulled him over for a broken taillight near North Euclid Avenue and East Hughes Street at 8:11 a.m. Sunday, reports stated.

Police were behind the man when they saw the car's driver's side brake light was out, reports stated.

Records showed the man had three outstanding warrants. Police arrested him and transported him to jail, reports stated.

An $800 gas tiller, $347 cement mixer, $150 chainsaw and $5 key lock were stolen from a shed at the Arizona Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave., between noon Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday, reports stated.

The master lock to the shed was cut. The shed had been open on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A passerby noticed someone had spray-painted a car near the Bear Down Gym, 1428 E. University Blvd., at 8:51 a.m. Monday, reports stated.

Someone had painted "fuck you dick" on the passenger side of the vehicle and "Mac 5" on the hood of the car, reports stated.

The car belongs to a UA alumnus who could not be contacted by police, reports stated.

Police have no witnesses or other suspects.

A $219 men's mountain bike was stolen from Skyview Apartments, 1050 E. Eighth St., sometime Monday, reports stated.

The student chained his bike at 1 p.m., and when he returned at 8:30 p.m., the bike was gone, reports stated.

The student had just bought the bike Sunday, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.

A student reported she had received unwanted contact with a 26-year-old man between Oct. 26 and Monday while she was at the UofA Bookstore, 1303 E. University Blvd., where she works, reports stated.

The man approached her and said, "I've been watching you," reports stated.

The student later saw the man at Park Place Mall, and he followed her in and out of stores, reports stated.

The student saw the man again at the Homecoming parade Saturday, but the man did not contact her at that time, reports stated.

The student saw the man Monday on North Fourth Avenue, and he grabbed her arm and asked her to fill out a questionnaire for the journalism department, reports stated.

The student said she had an appointment, but the man insisted she stay, reports stated.

The student walked away and the man said, "Fuck you," reports stated.

The student did not wish to press charges, she just wanted the situation documented, reports stated.

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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