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    Police Beat

    A student was cited for minor in possession at 1337 E. First St. the evening of April 1.

    A patrolling officer saw a male student walking eastbound on the north sidewalk. The student was smoking and had a red plastic cup in his left hand.

    The officer asked the student if there was alcohol in his cup. The student said no.

    The officer asked if he could see the cup to check for himself, but the student refused.

    The officer got out of his car and the student immediately told the officer he had lied.

    The officer took the cup and determined it contained alcohol mixed with soda and then poured the drink out on the ground.

    The student read the minor in possession of spirituous liquor law aloud and said, “”That’s about right.””

    The student was cited and released.

    An officer responded to a call about a troublesome student at the Disability Resource Center, 1224 E. Lowell St., at 8:24 a.m. April 2.

    The officer spoke with an ombudsman about a student who has been acting in a disorderly manner. According to the ombudsman, the student refuses to make appointments with the DRC and walks in and demands to be helped immediately.

    The ombudsman told the officer that the DRC has been compliant with his demands, but the student’s actions have become more disruptive.

    The student claimed to have a hearing disability and said he had an art teacher who played his personal iPod during class time.

    The student says the iPod disrupts his concentration and he can’t hear the teacher during class as a result of the iPod playing.

    The DRC previously asked the student to talk with his professor about the situation, but he refused. The student told the ombudsman, “”I’m going home to get my hammer and smash that iPod.””

    The ombudsman called the director of the art school to talk about the student, and the director said the student was reported for being disruptive at the school’s complex.

    The ombudsman then contacted the Dean of Students, who told him to contact UAPD for documentation of the incident.

    The officer left a message on the student’s voice mail and told him he was referred to the Dean of Students for his actions.

    An officer responded to a call of an unwanted person at 1070 N. Mountain Ave. at 7:15 p.m. April 2.

    Upon arrival at the scene, the officer saw a man who was passed out on the ground in the courtyard of the residence.

    Medical personal arrived on the scene, treated the man and cleared him medically.

    The officer conducted a records check and found the man had two outstanding warrants issued by the Tucson Police Department.

    The man woke up and was arrested by the officer and booked into Pima County Jail.

    Police noticed criminal damage done to the Family and Consumer Sciences building, 1110 E. South Campus Drive, at 8:19 p.m. April 2.

    An officer was passing by the building and noticed graffiti on the window pane of the first-floor east stairwell door.

    The graffiti was written in a blue magic marker and said “”UAPD 187,”” which is probably a reference to the California penal code for homicide, 187.

    Police took photographs of the graffiti and booked the film into evidence. They requested the custodial staff remove the graffiti.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at

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