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    Police Beat

    Two men were arrested on multiple offenses at parking lot 5072, 522 N. Tyndall Ave., at 8:50 a.m. April 8.

    An officer saw a vehicle with a man smoking a cigarette in the passenger seat. The man was nervously looking around.

    The officer approached the man on foot. The man then jumped out of the vehicle and said to the officer, “”Man, I ain’t doing shit!””

    The officer asked the man what he was doing on campus, and the man said he was waiting for his friend at Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall.

    When the officer asked the man what his friend was doing, the man said, “”Man, I don’t know. I just know that I ain’t doing shit.””

    The officer looked inside the vehicle. Another man approached the vehicle and said, “”Get the fuck away from my car.””

    The first man was handcuffed for safety concerns due to his increasingly agitated state.

    The officer asked to search the vehicle, but the vehicle’s owner said, “”I’d rather you not.””

    The officer saw a partially burnt marijuana cigarette in the ashtray of the car.

    The officer searched the vehicle and found a leather pouch with a glass pipe inside. The pipe contained a white powder residue in the bowl area of the pipe.

    The first man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to comply with police.

    The other man was arrested for possession of marijuana.

    No other contraband was found in the vehicle or on either men.

    The officer later saw bolt cutters and a cut-open bicycle U-lock on the ground near the residence hall. He found they belonged to the men, who were intending to steal a bike and sell it for money.

    The vehicle was impounded, and both men were booked into Pima County Jail.

    A female student’s car was reported broken into at parking lot 5070, 520 N. Euclid Ave., around 3 p.m. April 8.

    The student parked her white 2000 Ford Excursion around 1:30 a.m. April 7. When she returned, she noticed some items were missing from her vehicle.

    The student said she was positive she locked her vehicle, although there were no signs of forced entry.

    The vehicle was parked next to another vehicle that was also broken into.

    The student’s keys, pink iPod, clothing, sandals, TV/VCR remote control, the vehicle manual and registration and a Spanish textbook were stolen from the vehicle.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A male student’s car was reported broken into at parking lot 5070, 520 N. Euclid Ave., at 3:29 p.m. April 8.

    The student parked his red 1990 Toyota 4-Runner around 9 p.m. April 7.

    The student said he was positive he locked his vehicle, although there were no signs of forced entry.

    The student’s Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, valued at $260, was stolen from the vehicle.

    The student said he knew guns were not allowed on campus, but he said he was storing it overnight before taking it to his dad’s off-campus gun safe.

    Police have no witnesses or suspects.

    An officer responded to a call of a fight in progress between two males at Cherry Avenue Parking Garage, 1641 E. Enke Drive, at 6:04 p.m. April 8.

    Witnesses directed police to the top floor of the parking garage, where a fight was in progress near the northwest stairwell.

    Upon the officer’s arrival, one male saw the officer and started to run. The officer yelled “”Stop! Police!”” and ran after them.

    The officer caught up to three people. Two males were breathing heavily, and one was bleeding from his head, nose and mouth.

    The men said they were all students and they were friends. The two students who were seen fighting said they weren’t really fighting.

    The students said they were only practicing their “”ultimate fighting.””

    A records check showed the bleeding man had an outstanding warrant for a failure to appear for a previous marijuana charge.

    One witness said he saw the two students on the east side of the Main Library arguing over the girlfriend of one of the students.

    Medical personal arrived and treated the injured man.

    Police booked him into Pima County Jail. The other student was cited and released on site.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at

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