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    Police Beat: Jan. 27

    Voices have ‘shitty’ idea

    A UA custodial employee reported a non-UA affiliated man making loud grunting noises in the bathroom at the Main UA Library at 7:32 a.m. on Monday.

    A University of Arizona Police Department officer was dispatched to investigate.

    When UAPD arrived, the employee told the officer that the man was still moving about in the bathroom while continuing to yell.

    Another male employee went in to the bathroom and observed defecation dripping on the floor and running down the wall of a bathroom stall.

    The male employee was followed out of the bathroom by the man.

    The unknown man was sitting in the main stairwell when the officer made contact with him.

    The officer observed that the man had extremely soiled clothing and concluded the man might be homeless.

    The man identified himself with an Arizona identification card and told the officer he was living on the streets of Tucson and not at a mental treatment facility.

    The officer inspected the bathroom and noticed that the defecation almost looked like words.

    The man told the officer that voices told him to “”wipe shit”” on the wall.

    The officer performed a records check on the man and found that the man had been reported missing from a mental treatment facility.

    The man was arrested at 7:39 a.m. and booked into Pima County Jail.

    Also, due to his frequent contacts on campus, the man was issued a UA Exclusionary Order.

    Sweater swiping student snatches sloppily

    A male UA student attempting to steal a sweatshirt from the UofA Bookstore was cited at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

    A UAPD officer responded to a call from the bookstore’s loss prevention and made contact with the student.

    The officer asked the student what he did in the bookstore.

    The student said he did not intend on shoplifting when he entered the bookstore to meet friends.

    He attempted to return a sweatshirt, purchased several days earlier, because it was damaged.

    However, the bookstore refused to refund the student for the damaged goods.

    The student then decided to “”get back at the bookstore.””

    He picked out a grey, hoodless sweatshirt, removed the tag and put it on.

    The student then attempted to exit without paying for the sweater.

    Bookstore security was quick in stopping the student after watching him put on the sweatshirt and remove the tag via security cameras.

    The student was cited and released for shoplifting and was referred to the Dean of Students Office.

    Oil baron harasses student

    A wealthy executive of a Saudi Arabian oil company harassed a female UA student through text messages during the week of Jan. 16.

    The student reported the harassment to a UAPD officer on Monday.

    The student said she received eight messages from the executive — her former boyfriend — demanding that she return things he purchased while the two were dating.

    The man requested that a notebook computer, TV and bike be returned to him.

    One of the text messages he sent the student said that she could keep the items if she “”wired”” him $10,000.

    “”You have no idea the kind of enemy you have made,”” said one of his text messages.

    She said she began dating the man in late 2009 and broke it off in summer of 2010 because the man tried to buy her affection.

    The student also reported that the man texted her current boyfriend. She was very concerned because the man was very wealthy and may even reach out to her only to do harm.

    The officer attempted to contact the man and left a message advising the man to stop texting the student.

    The officer also advised the man to use the court system to acquire the items he wished to be returned from the student.

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