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    Police Beat

    Police notified the Dean of Students Office that a male student was interfering with a police investigation at the corner of East University Boulevard and North Highland Avenue at 2:16 p.m. Nov. 16, reports stated.

    The student approached a police vehicle and attempted to hand something to the handcuffed arrestee in the back seat. The officer standing next to the open car door pushed the student back from the man. The student attempted to hand the man the pamphlet a second time and mentioned the American Civil Liberties Union and “”knowing your rights.”” The officer again pushed the student away to stop the exchange.

    Police told the man he was interfering with a police investigation. The student then tried to get on his bike to leave the scene. Police told the man to stop and get off the bike. When the student started to ride away against police request, an officer grabbed the man’s backpack and forced him off the bike. The student was not injured.

    The student argued with the police about his right to give the man the pamphlet. The flier contained information about due process rights. The student was physically cooperative, but verbally disagreed with the police.


    A $260 car stereo and U.S. Army jacket were stolen from a car in a South of Sixth Street parking lot, 414 N. Cherry Ave., between 10:50 a.m. and 3:10 p.m. Nov. 16, reports stated.

    The owner told police that all of the locks on the car were manual and that he was sure that they were locked when he left the car.

    When he returned, the passenger door was unlocked and the stereo had been cleanly pulled out of the dashboard. There was no other damage to the interior or the exterior. The key still worked in all the locks and the ignition.

    The jacket taken from the car was a $75 camouflage Army jacket with name and unit patches.

    Police were not able to retrieve any latent fingerprints.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.


    A $120 car stereo was stolen from a truck in a South of Sixth Street parking lot, 421 N. Cherry Ave., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:51 p.m. Nov. 16, reports stated.

    During a routine security check of the lot, police found the truck with its passenger-side wing window broken. The owner was positive that she had locked the truck when she left.

    Police were not able to find any fingerprints on the truck.


    A car stereo and 55 CDs were stolen from a car parked by Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house, 638 E. University Blvd., between noon and 5 p.m. Nov. 16, reports stated.

    The passenger side window had been broken out by an unknown person. No other damage was done to the vehicle.

    The stereo and CD book were taken from the car. The glove box had been opened, but nothing was taken from it and the owner said that several pieces of jewelry that were in plain view had not been taken.

    Police did not find any fingerprints.


    A woman reported that her wallet and its contents had been stolen from her purse in her room at Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. Nov. 16, reports stated.

    The woman’s roommate said she and two of her friends were in the room during that entire period of time. The three women denied that any of them had taken the $400 Prada wallet.

    Police advised the woman that if what her roommate said was true than one of them had the wallet. The woman did not want to press charges and said that she only wanted to report the incident.

    She said that she was told if she had a police report the fee for a replacement CatCard would be waived.

    The woman said the wallet contained her driver’s license, CatCard, Wells Fargo debit and credit cards, Zona Zoo pass and $15 in cash.


    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department Records. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resumǸ can be found at www.uapd.arizona.edu.

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