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    A biker going eastbound in the bike lane of East Speedway Boulevard was forced off the road by a vehicle at 2:14 a.m. Oct. 18, reports stated.

    The man was riding his bike down East Speedway Boulevard near North Mountain Avenue when one of the two occupants in a car approached him and said, “”Get out of the road.”” The man said the car then swerved at him, causing him to lose control of his bicycle and fall.

    Police recommended that the man use an alternative route home and suggested that he no longer ride at night. The man said he was riding his bike for exercise.

    The bicycle was equipped with proper illuminations.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A green and gray mountain bike was stolen from the east bikes racks of Coconino Residence Hall, 1003 N. Olive Road, between 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 3 p.m. Oct. 15, reports stated.

    The owner said she gave her son permission to use the bicycle. She was certain that he had locked the bike to the rack through the frame and wheel with a cable lock.

    The bike was not registered with Parking and Transportation Services, but the woman was able to give police the serial number.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Electronics worth $650 were stolen from a dorm room in Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., Oct 17, reports stated.

    An iPod mini and a digital camera were stolen from the room between 3:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. The iPod was in the woman’s purse at the foot of the desk, and the camera was inside the desk drawer.

    The owner said she left with her roommate for class at 3:15 p.m. and then took her boyfriend to the airport.

    When she returned to the room, the door from the hallway was still locked. The door that leads into the room from the bathroom was unlocked.

    Residents in other rooms said they did not have any suspect information.

    A $9,500 truck was stolen from a parking lot, 1845 E. EnkeDrive, between 12:15 p.m. and 7:11 p.m. Oct. 18, reports stated.

    When the driver left the vehicle, he secured his car with a remote alarm system. All the doors were locked, and there is only one set of keys to the truck.

    There was no broken glass or any other signs of forced entry in the area where the truck was parked.

    Several items of value were in the truck when it was stolen. The truck’s sound system, including an amplifier, 12-inch subwoofer, and CD player, was worth $1,500. The man said there were also $600 worth of CDs, two DVDs and a $255 Zone 1 parking pass in the truck when it was stolen.

    The man told police he would pursue charges if the person or persons involved were found.

    An unknown person entered a car in the Highland Avenue Parking Garage, 1240 N. Highland Ave., and stole the in-dash stereo Oct. 18, reports stated.

    The woman parked her car at 1:15 p.m. and returned at 3 p.m. to find her stereo gone. All of the doors were locked when she returned, and there was no sign of forced entry or damage.

    The detachable faceplate had been left on the front passenger seat.

    Police reported to a call of malicious mischief after an unknown person discharged a fire extinguisher on the fifth floor of Manzanita-Mohave Residence Hall, 1010 N. Park Ave., at 7:37 p.m. Oct. 18, reports stated.

    When the fire extinguisher was discharged, it activated an alarm that called the Tucson Fire Department. TFD said the extinguisher was still usable, but recommended that it be replaced.

    Only a small amount of powder was discharged, and it appeared to have caused no damage.

    Someone dropped a five-gallon water jug off an upper story of Main Gate Parking Garage, 815 E. Second St., Oct. 16, reports stated.

    The jug hit an exit light on the exterior of the garage’s northeast side. The impact caused the sign to fall and shatter on the ground.

    Parking and Transportation Services cleaned up the debris and secured any live wires.

    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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