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    A man was warned for trespassing the afternoon of Feb. 4 after police found him doing skateboarding tricks on East Fourth Street and North Park Avenue, reports stated.

    Police noticed the man around 2 p.m. A records check showed the man had no previous warnings for skateboarding on campus.

    The man was very cooperative and was told about the policy on doing skateboarding tricks on campus, reports stated.


    A woman’s car was impounded the afternoon of Feb. 4 after police noticed the driver-side taillight on her car was broken while she was driving on North Euclid Avenue and East Fourth Street, reports stated.

    Police noticed the woman around 4:30 p.m. A records check on the car showed there was no insurance on it.

    When police pulled the woman over she said her license was suspended. The woman said she did not have any insurance on the car.

    The woman was cited and released, reports stated.


    A man was cited for driving on a suspended license the night of Feb. 4 after police noticed his car had an expired registration tag on North Euclid Avenue and East Sixth Street, reports stated.

    Police pulled the man over around 7 p.m. The man admitted to having a suspended license and told police he was just going down the street.

    The man was released and walked home, reports stated.


    A woman’s car was impounded the night of Feb. 4 after police saw her going 74 mph on East Speedway Boulevard near North Campbell Avenue, reports stated.

    Police pulled the woman over around 9:30 p.m., and the woman said she did not know how fast she had been going.

    A record’s check showed the woman had a suspended license.

    The woman was cited for speeding and for driving on a suspended license and released, reports stated.


    A student’s car was damaged sometime between the night of Feb. 4 and the morning of Feb. 5 after it was hit by a minivan in a Zone 1 lot, 1845 E. Enke Drive, causing it to run into a light pole, reports stated.
    The student told police she had parked her car around 8 p.m. on Feb. 4 and said her friend noticed the damage to her car around 6:30 a.m. on Feb. 5.
    There were two dents on the driver’s side of the car. There was also scraping and paint transfer.
    The car had been pushed from its parking space and into a light pole, causing massive damage to the passenger side of the car, reports stated.
    Police found pieces of the suspected vehicle still on the scene including a front bumper, pieces of a broken headlight and foam padding.

    It was determined by the pieces left that the suspected vehicle was a minivan. Police tried to find the minivan, reports stated.
    Photos were taken of the damaged car.
    The photos and the pieces of the minivan were put into evidence.
    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    Twenty-five plants were damaged between the morning of Feb. 2 and the morning of Feb. 3 outside of Pueblo de la Cienega Residence Hall, 621 N. Highland Ave., reports stated.
    A UA employee said the plants were fine around 7 a.m. on Feb. 2. He said someone had noticed the damaged plants around 10 a.m. on Feb. 3.
    The plants had been pulled out of the ground.
    The employee estimated it would cost $500 to replace the plants.
    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    A chemical was poured down a sink in a lab in the Life Sciences North building, 1333 N. Martin Ave., the afternoon of Feb. 3, reports stated.
    When police arrived around 3:30 p.m., the Tucson Fire Department was on the scene.
    A UA employee said 500 ml of xylene, a highly flammable liquid, had been dumped down the sink. TFD said there was no danger because of the type of the chemical and because only a small amount had been poured down the sink.
    TFD said the building did not need to be evacuated.
    Employees from general maintenance and risk management cleaned up the spill, reports stated.

    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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