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    Police Beat

    A student assaulted another student at the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd. Feb. 28, reports stated.

    The student said he was supposed to meet his ex-girlfriend at the library at 12:45 p.m., but he was late.

    He called his ex-girlfriend and she went back to the library. She told police she was there to give him his cell phone. The two students told police they had been in a relationship for about five months.

    The student began yelling at her and she tried to walk away from him, but he ran after her and tried to stop her walking away.

    She said he began kicking some doors on the building and was pushing her to stop her from leaving.

    Another student witnessed the student pushing her and walked over and told him to stop. The student said, “”Mind your own fucking business.”” The witness then called police.

    The woman said she wanted to press charges against the student. He was cited and released for assault at 2:02 p.m.

    A man was arrested for warrants from the Tucson Police Department and Cochise County and for running a red light Feb. 28, report stated.

    A police officer saw the man drive through a red light on eastbound East 22nd Street at North Swan Road about 5:45 p.m. His vehicle was traveling 15 mph in a 40 mph zone.

    He was unable to give police his driver’s license and a records check showed his driver’s license was suspended. He also had a warrant for driving on a suspended license from the TPD and a felony warrant for a probation violation from Cochise County.

    He was booked into Pima County Jail.

    A man was cited and his car was impounded after he was seen speeding Feb. 28, reports stated.

    A police officer saw the man driving 53 mph in a 35 mph zone on westbound East Speedway Boulevard near North Mountain Avenue at 12:02 a.m.

    The man said he didn’t have a driver’s license and a records check showed that his license had been suspended because of a driving under the influence conviction.

    He was cited and released.

    A man was arrested for criminal trespassing and a warrant Feb. 27, reports stated.

    A UA employee called police after seeing the man in some bushes on the east side of the James E. Rogers College of Law building, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., at 4:27 a.m.

    The man had a warrant from Sahuarita for failing to pay fines. The police officer also saw that the man had been warned twice in the past for trespassing on UA property.

    He was booked into Pima County Jail.

    A University of Arizona employee’s truck was stolen Feb. 27, reports stated.

    The employee told police she parked the truck at the west side of a parking lot at the office of Arid Lands Studies, 1955 E. Sixth St., at 9:30 a.m.

    When she returned to the lot at 3:30 p.m., the truck was missing. She told police the truck had a manual lock.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A student was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Feb. 26, reports stated.

    A police officer noticed the student’s truck didn’t have working brake lights while he was driving the truck westbound on East Sixth Street past North Highland Avenue at 9:39 a.m.

    The officer noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the student’s truck and asked the student if he had marijuana in the truck.

    The student said, “”Pot? No, I smoked it earlier.””

    The officer asked to search the student and the truck and the student said, “”Yeah, go ahead.””

    The officer found rolling papers in the student’s pocket and a glass smoking pipe and “”blunt”” in the truck.

    The student was cited and released.

    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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