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    Police arrested a man for false reporting near Sixth Street and Park Avenue at around 1:30 p.m. July 10.

    Police noticed that the man looked like someone who had previously given out his brother’s information as identification when caught trespassing at the Bear Down Gym, 1428 E. University Blvd., on June 25.

    When stopped questioned about that earlier incident, the man told police he gave out his brother’s information because he was drunk. Police told him his actions were illegal and he was cited for false reporting. Police then ordered him not to return to Bear Down Gym under any circumstances.

    Fifteen minutes later, another officer saw the man walking toward Bear Down Gym. Police found him showering with another man who was dressed in female clothing. He was arrested for second-degree criminal trespassing and booked into Pima County Jail. His friend was told to never return to Bear Down Gym or to any UA property.

    A man was cited for knowingly displaying a fictitious license plate and not having insurance at Park Avenue and First Street at around 5 p.m. July 6.

    Police ran a records check of the car when it was parked at the Circle K on Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue. After stopping the vehicle as it pulled out, police told the driver he was being arrested for having expired registration. He asked the driver why there was a 2007 registration tab on his license plate when his registration expired in 2006.

    The man said his friend gave him the sticker because he couldn’t afford a new one, and that he was planning to renew it once he got paid.

    The man told police he didn’t have current insurance but was very sorry. He identified himself with a Sonora, Mexico, driver’s license and a Mexico I.D. card.

    He was cited and released.

    Police arrested a man for violating a criminal trespassing citation for the third time at around 6 p.m. July 9.

    After responding to a report about a man sleeping on a bench in front of the Environment and National Resources Building, 520 N. Park Ave., police approached a man wearing dirty clothing and “”emitting an unpleasant order [sic],”” according to reports. An officer asked him to wake up.

    The man sat up and told the officer that police had previously ordered him not to come to campus without a legitimate reason but said he didn’t remember what would happen to him if he did.

    A records check showed at least 11 prior arrests or trespassing warnings. The man was arrested again and cited for trespassing before being released with another warning.

    A Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences employee found a key on James E. Rogers Way between the Cesar Chavez building and Yuma Residence Hall on July 10. Office personnel turned the key in to a UAPD officer, who recognized it as a dorm key and placed it into Property and Evidence for Residence Life to pick up.

    Police responded to a report about a stolen white 2003 Chevy Silverado at around 3:30 p.m. on July 10.

    The woman told police she parked her car in a lot at 522 N. Tyndall Ave. at around 6:45 a.m. When she returned at around 11:30 a.m., it was still there. She put her lunchbox inside the car and locked the doors before leaving. When she returned at around 3:10 p.m. her car was missing.

    Police found no evidence of forceful entry and a dispatch report showed it wasn’t towed.

    The woman told police she left a brown Liz Claiborne purse under the passenger seat inside the vehicle. The purse contained her driver’s license, Social Security cards, a work visa, several credit cards and $5,900 in cash.

    Police told her to cancel all her credit cards and call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services about her work visa.

    A victim’s rights form was mailed to the woman’s address.

    Police stopped a car for speeding 11 miles over the speed limit near the Circle K on East Sixth Street and Cherry Avenue on July 12.

    After checking the driver’s information, the officer was alerted that the man’s vehicle contained a gun. The officer searched the vehicle but didn’t find anything.

    A records check showed that the passenger had an arrest warrant out in Pima County for failure to appear on a shoplifting charge. Police handcuffed and booked the passenger into Pima County Jail.

    The driver was given a warning for speeding.

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