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    Police Beat: Nov. 4

    Autocrat, auto-crime

    A University of Arizona Police Department officer went to the Architecture building at 8:20 a.m. on Monday in response to vandalism. The officer met with a Facilities Management employee, who reported that an electrical box on the southwest side of the building had been tagged with a stenciled, black spray-painted image that resembled the artist Chuck Close, the officer noted. Below the portrait was the word “autocrat.” An identical image was found on a metal cylinder storage tank on the east side of the building. The employee said there had been no damage, when the area was last chekced on Oct. 28. The officer photographed the damage. Victim’s rights forms were mailed to the UA.

    Vandalized vending machine

    A UAPD officer went to the Education building at 7:40 a.m. on Monday in response to a damaged vending machine. The vending machine, operated by Tomdra Vending Machines, was located under a ramada with other machines and had contained milk and snacks. The three glass safety panes were broken open and the items inside were stolen. The moneybox was still intact. The officer contacted a Tomdra serviceman. The serviceman examined the machine and was unable to find any evidence showing how the vending machine was broken into. The total value of the items taken from the machine was $57 and the cost to replace the glass was $205. The officer photographed the damage and the machine was repaired.

    CatCard swiped from Rec Center

    A UAPD officer went to the Student Recreation Center at 8 p.m. on Monday. The officer met with a man who reported that his bag had been stolen from an unsecured locker. He found the bag in a bathroom stall in the men’s locker room of the center, but his CatCard was missing. The man checked his bag, car, wallet and the lost and found but he was unable to find his CatCard. He said he did not see anyone take his bag. There are no suspects or witnesses.

    An angel got her wings and flew away

    A UAPD officer spoke with a graduate student over the phone at 2:20 p.m. on Monday about property stolen from Esquire Apartments. The woman reported that between Oct. 28 and Monday, someone had stolen a sculpture of an angel from outside a common hallway. She said the sculpture had been there for several years. There are no surveillance cameras in the area. There are no suspects or witnesses.

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