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    Police Beat

    A $300 camera was stolen Thursday from the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    Around 7 p.m., a 35mm Canon camera was left on a table near McDonald’s. When the student returned five minutes later, the camera and its case were gone.

    The owner of the camera is scheduled to leave the country and return home next week. He could not tell the police the serial number of the camera.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Several vehicles were keyed in the parking lot of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, 1509 E. Second St., sometime between midnight Thursday, and 5:30 a.m. Friday, reports stated.

    Scratches were found on various surfaces of five vehicles, all of which were parked close to the alley on the north side of the house. Surfaces damaged included one vehicle’s hood, three separate rear doors, two separate tailgates, a hatchback door and a rear bumper.

    The victims were given the case number and advised to contact their insurance companies.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    An Oregon driver’s license and a Citibank MasterCard were turned in to the University of Arizona Police Department Friday, reports stated.

    The cards were found at the Student Recreation Center, 1400 E. Sixth St.

    The police were unable to contact the different owners, and the cards were placed into property for safekeeping.

    A car was damaged after it was left in the Highland Avenue Parking Garage, 1240 N. Highland Ave., between Aug. 28 and Friday, reports stated.

    The 2002 Volkswagen Jetta had scratches on the rear bumper from another car backing into it.

    A note was left on the windshield with the numbers of two people. The possible witnesses could not be reached at the time of the report.

    A cell phone, calculator and textbook were stolen Friday when a student walked away from the items in the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    The student told the police he left his belongings for “”a minute”” on the desk he was sitting at on the fourth floor of the library.

    When he returned from the bathroom, the $60 Nokia phone, $110 TI-83 calculator and $137.50 textbook were gone, but his backpack was still there.

    The student searched around the library for his items. He then went to the UofA Bookstore buyback counter and asked if anyone had tried to sell back the “”Vector Mechanics”” text. No one had tried to sell back that book at that time and the student did not leave his information with the employee.

    The student gave police a short description of a suspect and said if the suspect was found he planned to press changes.

    A man was arrested for drinking while driving at 11:45 p.m. Friday, reports stated.

    Police pulled the man over in the area of North Mountain Avenue and East First Street after they saw him drinking from a brown beer bottle when he drove past the patrol vehicle.

    A cold six-pack of Bud Light was found on the passenger-side floor of the ’86 Honda Prelude. Two of the bottles were open, one empty and the other 75 percent full.

    The man was cited and released and is scheduled to appear in Pima County Justice Courts.

    A red tag was issued to 1609 (A) E. Ninth St. for having a loud gathering. The party was identified as an “”African Studies Association”” gathering, reports stated.

    There were 50 to 60 people at the party when police arrived. Attendees told police that the party was a welcoming for new students to the country and university.

    Police said that because of neighbor complaints and a zero-tolerance policy, a red tag had to be issued.

    A referral form was sent to the Dean of Students Office.

    There was no alcohol involved at the gathering.

    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

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