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    Police Beat: September 29

    From Florida to Fourth

    Two UA students were diverted to the Dean of Students Office for minor in possession of alcohol on Sept. 20.

    The University of Arizona Police Department responded to Árbol de la Vida Residence Hall to check the welfare of a student after his father called UAPD to check on him. According to the father, the student had seemed disoriented on the phone and was diagnosed as being diabetic.

    When the officer arrived to the student’s room, he noticed that the student was spitting into a trash can and lying on his bed. He began getting upset because he thought he was going to get in a lot of trouble. The officer noted that the room smelled strongly of intoxicants.

    The officer called Tucson Fire Department to evaluate the student and make sure he was OK. The officer noticed that both the student and his roommate seemed to be under the influence of alcohol with bloodshot, watery eyes, slurred speech and noticeable swaying when standing up.

    The student assured the officer that he was capable of testing his blood sugar on his own, but struggled doing it for about 10 minutes and multiple attempts.

    TFD cleared the student to stay the night in his residence hall. The student said that he had consumed multiple gin and tonics at IBT’s on Fourth Avenue with a Florida driver’s license that his friend gave him. Both students were diverted to the Dean of Students Office for minor in bodily possession of alcohol.


    A UA student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office for minor with spirituous liquor in body on Sept. 20.

    A UAPD officer and TFD responded to the Coronado Residence Hall in reference to an intoxicated male student who had fallen out of his bed twice.

    The UAPD officer met with the residence assistant on duty at Coronado, and she directed the officer to the student’s room.

    When the officer arrived, he met with the student’s roommate, who was unaware that his roommate had been drinking. The roommate said that the student did have friends over earlier that night, but when he returned home, the student was already sleeping.

    While the roommate was talking with his friends, the student fell out of his bed. The student’s roommate and his friend helped him back into his bed, but he later rolled out of bed again and hit his head.

    The student woke up while the officer and TFD were there, but he needed to sit down to be evaluated by paramedics. The officer could smell a strong odor of intoxicants coming from the student and noticed he had red watery eyes. The student repeatedly said he only consumed six shots.

    TFD evaluated the student, and he was medically cleared for the night.

    The student was instructed to complete the UA Diversion Program.

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