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    Police Beat: October 24

    Double the damage

    A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to a report of damages at the University of Arizona Cancer Center at 2:23 p.m. on Oct. 19.

    A UA employee showed the officer a broken window in the office of another employee. The employee said that they did not know who had broken the window, but that the window had been broken before, several months ago.

    The employee whose window was broken said he didn’t know of anyone targeting him or his workplace. He said that the damage had happened a week ago, and that he had already informed Facilities Management about the incident.

    Subsequent inspection of the window and exterior surrounding area showed damage that may have been caused by decorative rocks used for landscaping.

    The cost of the damage is unknown and no suspects have been determined.

    Woman lacked clothing, not apologies

    A UAPD officer reported to Maricopa Residence Hall in response to a partially clothed, unresponsive student at 1:50 a.m. on Oct. 19.

    When the officer arrived, the woman, who was wearing an “olive colored military-type battle dress uniform jacket,” was receiving treatment from Emergency Medical Services while speaking with Tucson Fire Department personnel. They decided that the student did not need to go to the hospital, and she agreed. The officer took the student to her dorm room for further questioning.

    The student said she had all of her clothes and hadn’t consumed alcohol, but “was very sorry” about the situation. The student then admitted to drinking a little, but said only because of peer pressure. She said believed the reason she passed out in the courtyard was due to prescription medication.

    The officer noticed the woman’s mood ranging from “very upset” to “extremely apologetic” throughout the conversation.

    At 2:15 a.m., the officer read the student her rights and informed her she was being arrested for suspicion of minor in possession.

    As they were leaving the residence hall, another woman entered who was only wearing underwear. Because of this, the officer said he believed no foul play was involved in the first woman’s lack of clothing.

    Blow into this, please

    Two UAPD officers responded to Gila Residence Hall in reference to two UA students sleeping in the lobby at 4:35 a.m. on Oct. 21.

    The man and woman were both breathing but unresponsive whie EMS personnel issued treatment.

    Both students had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. Following an evaluation from paramedics, the man agreed to a Breathalyzer test, which confirmed the presence of alcohol in his system. He later admitted to taking 10 shots of raspberry vodka.

    When the woman was asked to blow into the machine, she refused. She later admitted to taking five shots of vodka.

    Both students were cited and released for charges of minor in possession.

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