Police Beat

By Kimberly Miller

Arizona Daily Wildcat

Police arrested an 18-year-old man Wednesday for possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing after an employee of Nail Pazzazz, 808 E. University Blvd., called to report a suspicious person.

The employee said Jason Coleman, of the 1900 block of West Calle Placita, entered the store after it had closed and asked what they did. When the employee responded that they did manicures, he then turned and stared out the window for 20 minutes.

After he left she called the police who found Coleman wandering around outside the store. Coleman told police he was waiting for his girlfriend who was getting her hair cut but no one in the area admitted to being his girlfriend.

When police asked him if he was carrying any weapons or contraband Coleman answered, "Only my pocket knife and my marijuana pipe." Coleman then told officers they couldn't take the pipe because it didn't have any residue in it. The officers examined the pipe and said it smelled like marijuana so they confiscated it.

After repeatedly admitting to smoking marijuana from the pipe officers arrested Coleman and released him at the scene.

A student reported someone stole bicycle parts off his locked bicycle Wednesday between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The victim reported he locked his bicycle by its front tire and frame to a parking block on the west side of the Modern Languages building. When he returned he said his Manitou front shocks, aluminum handle bars, stem, brake handles, brake cables and bar ends were missing from his bike.

The parts were valued at $530. Police have no suspects.

A student's car was vandalized in Park Garage, 1140 N. Park Ave., while he was in class Tuesday.

The victim reported he parked his car on the second level of the garage at 1:30 p.m. When he returned at 4:30 p.m. all four of the car's tires were slashed and the word "Dad" was spray painted on the hood.

The student gave police the name of a potential suspect and police are investigating.

An 18-year-old student was arrested Wednesday for larceny from a coin operated machine when a parking and transportation employee saw him hit a parking meter.

Police received a call from a parking and transportation employee who said he saw Michael W. Brown, of the 100 block of East University Boulevard, beat a meter at 9 a.m. and then leave after 3 hours registered on the meter.

When police arrived they advised the employee to place a "boot" on the car and wait for Brown to return. At 10:15 a.m. Brown returned, denied pounding on the meter and told police he put money in it. But when the meter was opened no money was found.

Brown was cited and released.

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

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Until then, Mioduski said she expects services to be relocated for a couple of weeks.

Mioduski said the learning center is one of the sites on campus for minority student services, workshops, and small group tutoring services for students. She said the damage will displace most of those services.

"We'll keep signage up for the students" to direct students to precise locations of temporary operations for the learning center, Mioduski said.

"We've had people up to their armpits working," she said. However, the quick response from facilities management has kept her spirits up.

"Folks from university facilities have been very helpful and supportive in getting all this cleaned up," Mioduski said. "If you have to have a disaster, this is a good crew to work with."

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