Police Beat

By Joseph Barrios

Arizona Daily Wildcat

A UA student was arrested Wednesday afternoon after she drove through a gas station lot to avoid a traffic control device.

Kay Frances Quinn, 22, of the 1000 block of East Lee Street, was arrested after police noticed a car drive through a Texaco gas station at the intersection of North Park Avenue and East Sixth Street.

A warrants check showed Quinn was driving with a suspended driverÕs license and no proof of insurance. She was cited and released.


A UA employee reported that an electrical adapter and four books were stolen between 5 p.m. Nov. 23 and 11 a.m. Monday from the ChildrenÕs Research Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. The employee said he stored the items in a locked room before Thanksgiving break. There are no signs of forced entry and no suspects.

Another UA employee reported that a mobile telephone was stolen between 9:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday from the ChildrenÕs Research Center. The phone is valued at $200. Several employees have keys to the room and there are no suspects.


Parking and Transportation Services stated that a U-lock was reported missing between 10:59 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday on the north side of the College of Pharmacy.

Parking services reported that they found a bicycle illegally U-locked to a post by the Pharmacy building and placed a parking U-lock and a note to contact parking services by 4 p.m.

When parking services attempted to retrieve the bicycle after 4 p.m., they found the bike and the U-lock were missing. The bicycle was not registered with parking services.


A UA student reported his wallet was stolen Wednesday between 4-5 p.m. from the Student Recreation Center after the lights went out.

The victim said he placed his wallet near a wall while he was playing basketball. The victim said that he left the gymnasium with all the other people when the power went out and the players were evacuated. The student was unable to find his wallet when he returned.

Police have no suspects.


A UA employee reported between $22 and $24 in rolls of quarters were stolen between 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from his desk on the first floor of the Administration building. The employee said the money was locked inside his office in the top drawer of a desk.

Witnesses reported seeing a suspicious male wandering around the first floor of the building at about 7:30 p.m.

The man said he was looking for Room 207 or Room 400. Police have no suspects.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports.

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