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By Lauren Lund
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, January 27, 2005
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A man made a threatening phone call to a student at Posada San Pedro Residence Hall, 601 N. Highland Ave., Saturday night, reports stated.

The student told police his mother's fiance called him from Apache Junction on his mother's cell phone and threatened him, reports stated.

The student told police the man on the phone said, "I am going to come down there and kill you." The man also called him vulgar names and continued to threaten him, reports stated.

The student said the man mentioned his grandparents and he feared for their safety and the safety of his younger brother, reports stated.

A witness told police the student had put his cell on speakerphone during the conversation and heard the man on the phone threaten to "come down and beat (the student) up," reports stated.

Police spoke with Mesa Police who had responded to the victim's grandparents' home and said they would check on his mother and brother too, reports stated.

The victim's grandparents heard a part of the conversation because the victim had "three-wayed the call," reports stated.

Police advised the victim to get an order of protection or injunction against the harassment, reports stated.


An employee's truck was stolen while parked in a Zone 1 lot, 1231 N. Cherry Ave., Friday morning, reports stated.

The employee told police he locked the truck and when he returned it was missing, reports stated.

Police checked surrounding lots for the truck but did not find it, reports stated.

The employee told police there was nothing distinctive about the truck except it had a "billet grill," reports stated.

Police found no investigative leads, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.


An unknown person driving a Volkswagen Beetle got out of his car and broke the wooden gate arm off the exit of Tyndall Avenue Parking Garage, 880 E. Fourth St., at midnight Friday, reports stated.

The cashier at the garage told police he left his booth to go home and saw a man get out of his car and break the wooden arm, reports stated.

The employee told police the man threw the arm to the side and got back into his vehicle and left the garage, reports stated.

The employee gave police a description of the car and said there was no license plate visible on the car, reports stated.


A man's truck was egged while parked at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, 1801 E. First St., sometime between Friday and Saturday, reports stated.

The man told police he parked his vehicle along the curb south of the house at 6 p.m. Friday, reports stated.

He said he returned at noon Saturday and saw someone had egged his truck, reports stated.

There was paint discoloration to his door and bumper. He told police there was no further damage, reports stated.

The man told police over the past several months other cars parked in that location have also been egged, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.


A student's motorcycle was stolen from Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., Saturday morning, reports stated.

The student told police he had parked his motorcycle in the northeast motorcycle parking lot of Kaibab-Huachuca, reports stated.

He told police a friend saw the motorcycle parked at 10 a.m. He said he discovered it was gone at 11:45 a.m., reports stated.

Police looked around the area for the motorcycle, but did not find it, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.


A man's license plate was stolen off of his car while parked in a Zone 1 lot, 1420 E. Seventh St., Sunday , reports stated.

The man told police he arrived at the Student Recreation Center, 1400 E. Sixth St., at 6:30 p.m. to work out. When he left at 10:15 p.m. his Arizona license plate was gone, reports stated.

He told police there was no other damage to his car, reports stated.

Police have no suspects or witnesses.


A man struck a Parking and Transportation Services garage traffic meter arm in the Cherry Avenue Parking Garage, 1641 E. Enke Road, Saturday night, reports stated.

The man attempted to park his work truck in the garage, reports stated.

The man told police he cleared the concrete; however, the PVC tube mounted to the truck rack struck the arm of the raised gate, reports stated.

The wooden arm was cracked but is still intact and operable, and he moved the truck to a surface lot, reports stated.

There was no damage done to the truck, reports stated.



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