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    Police Beat

    An 18-year-old female was cited for drug paraphernalia March 6 after an officer pulled her vehicle over for mismatched license plates on the corner of North Campbell Avenue and East Tenth Street.

    Around 8 a.m., the officer ran a records check on a blue Mercury Sable license plate and found the plate should be on a Toyota.

    The woman said it was her mother’s car and she did not know why it had a Toyota plate. Police found the correct plate number and discovered that both plates were suspended.

    The officer also smelled a strong odor of marijuana while talking to the woman. She told the officer that she had a glass pipe in her purse. The officer also found a baggie with marijuana residue.

    The vehicle was impounded and the woman was cited for no license, no insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A student reported a parking permit stolen from his vehicle while parked at the Rincon Track, 501 S. Plumer Ave.

    He said the theft occurred sometime between around 10:15 a.m. March 3 and around 9 a.m. March 4.

    The rear sliding glass window of the student’s Ford was broken and his parking permit was missing.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police cited a 24-year-old woman for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia around 10:30 p.m. March 6.

    The sedan was caught by police radar on North Campbell Avenue and East Eighth Street traveling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone.

    The officer said he smelled marijuana and the woman said “”It’s me”” as she stepped out of her vehicle.

    She admitted there was marijuana in the car consol and the officer also found a glass pipe in the console.

    The woman was cited and released.

    A Saguaro Environmental Services garbage truck was spotted around 10 a.m. March 8 with its load of trash on fire.

    The vehicle was traveling east on Sixth Street nearing North Campbell Avenue and pulled into a dirt lot on North Campbell Avenue and East Seventh Street.

    The driver dumped his burning load of trash onto the ground and drove away from it.

    Residents were evacuated to the west of the fire. The Tucson Fire Department arrived and put out the top part of the fire.

    The garbage truck pushed the trash around with its front loader and the fire department was able to put the rest of the fire out.

    A student reported her bicycle stolen March 8 from Babcock Residence Hall, 1717 E. Speedway Blvd.

    She said her turquoise and blue Diamondback model mountain bike was taken from the bike racks on the North side. Her bike had a black seat with a piece of yellow foam ripped out of it.

    The student said she last saw her bike last around 3 p.m. March 6.

    After inspecting the bike rack, the front tire and the U-lock of her bicycle were found.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A Pima Community College student was taken to jail on a confirmed Maricopa County felony drug warrant around 10:30 p.m. March 8.

    The student was skateboarding in the Sixth Street Parking Garage, 1201 E. Sixth St. when police spotted him and told him skateboarding in the garage was forbidden.

    After the officer detained him in handcuffs, the man said he had only missed “”a few”” payments on a marijuana charge.

    The student was booked into the Pima County Jail.

    A student reported that her bicycle was stolen sometime between around 12 p.m. March 6 and around 8 p.m. March 8.

    The maroon men’s mountain bike was locked at the Modern Languages building, 1423 E. University Blvd., when it was stolen.

    It was registered with UA Parking and Transportation Services and was locked with a Kryptonite cable lock.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resume can be found at

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