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    A man called a student in her dorm room and asked for her bank account information on Jan. 9, reports stated.

    She told police that the unknown man offered her a free gasoline card and asked her for her address, which she gave.

    He also asked for her bank account information, but she didn’t give him that information and she hung up the phone.

    No caller identification information for the man was obtained by police.

    A student was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana Jan. 9, reports stated.

    A police officer saw the student make a U-turn from west bound Speedway Boulevard at Cherry Avenue onto east bound Speedway Boulevard, without yielding to on coming traffic and causing cars to stop in the middle of the intersection.

    The police officer stopped the student and smelled burning marijuana. The officer thought the student seemed nervous and his hand was shaking when he gave the officer his driver’s license.

    When the officer asked if the student had marijuana, he got out of the car and said he did. He gave the officer a pill bottle containing marijuana from his pocket and a marijuana cigarette from inside of his shoe.

    He told the officer he had smoked two hours prior. The officer didn’t notice any signs of impairment.

    The student was cited and released.

    A resident assistant in Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., reported smelling marijuana coming from one of the rooms Jan. 9, reports stated.

    When officers walked towards the room they smelled a strong odor of marijuana in the hallway. A man came out of the room as the officers approached, and the officers also noticed a fragrant smell from the room.

    A student was also in the room and she told police they could come in.

    Police saw a burning candle in the room and noticed the two students eyes were red and bloodshot and their taste buds were green tinted and raised.

    The students first denied the smell of marijuana in the room, but later said two friends had brought marijuana into the room. They would not give the names of the friends to police.

    The student told police they could search her room. No evidence was found by police in the search.

    Police told the students they could be evicted for violating their contracts with Residence Life.

    A woman was cited for not wearing her seatbelt, driving with a suspended license and driving without proof of insurance Jan. 9, reports stated.

    Police stopped the woman for driving 44 m.p.h. in a 35 m.p.h. zone near Euclid Avenue and Lee Street.

    She gave the police officer an Arizona ID card and said she didn’t have a license.

    A records check showed that her license was suspended.

    A man was cited and released for driving with a suspended license Jan. 9, reports stated.

    A police officer stopped him at 11:15 a.m. near Euclid Avenue and Lester Street for driving 56 mph in a 35 mph zone.

    The man told police his license was suspended and he should have let his wife drive the car.

    The man was given a court date by police and car was impounded.

    A man was arrested for driving on a suspended license and displaying stolen license plates Jan. 9, reports stated.

    The driver was stopped by police near Fremont Avenue and Helen Street for a report of suspicious activity.

    He had two warrants from the University of Arizona Police Department and the Tucson Police Department for driving on a suspended license.

    His car also had stolen plates. The driver said the car belonged to a friend.

    He was booked into Pima County Jail and the car was impounded.

    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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