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Police Beat: November 5

Nature calls

A UA student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office on charges of minor in possession of alcohol on Friday at 11:57 p.m.

A University of Arizona Police Department officer was patrolling around Helen Street and Cherry Avenue when he saw suspicious movement in the bushes. He saw a woman stand up from a squatting position inside the bush. As the officer got closer, he could see the woman had her skirt, underwear and leggings pulled down around her ankles.

When the woman saw the officer, she pulled up her clothing and said, “Sorry, I really needed to pee.”

As she spoke, the officer noticed her watery eyes, slurred speech and the strong smell of alcohol coming from her breath. The student said she was alone and had been drinking at a friend’s house earlier that evening but was not sure where the house was. She said that she had taken several shots of alcohol.

The student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office. No further legal action was taken.

Toilet talk

UAPD officers diverted a UA student to the Dean of Students Office on Friday at 2:01 a.m. for charges of minor in possession of alcohol.

UAPD officers were called to the women’s restroom on the third floor of Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall. When the officers arrived, they found a student slouched over a toilet.

The stall the student was in smelled strongly of alcohol. Officers tried to speak to the student but could not understand her when she spoke. Her speech was slurred and she could not lift her head from the toilet.

The student’s roommate was able to speak on the student’s behalf and she gave officers the student’s identification and general information.

The roommate said the student had gone out with other friends that evening to a fraternity party. When the roommate returned, she found the student drunk.

The student asked her roommate to call the Tucson Fire Department because she thought she drank too much alcohol and needed to go to the hospital.

After TFD evaluated the student, it was determined that the student needed to be taken to the University of Arizona Medical Center. She was then diverted to the Dean of Students office.

– Follow Micah Montiel @MicahMontiel

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