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Police Beat: October 9

“Blame it on the Alcohol”

A University of Arizona student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office for a minor in possession in body on Sept. 28.

A University of Arizona Police Department Officer was dispatched to the Likins Residence Hall around 2 a.m. in reference to an intoxicated woman walking around the second floor. Upon arrival, the officer met with the resident assistant, who said that the woman appeared intoxicated and was wandering around the second floor knocking on doors.

The officer made contact with the student, who identified herself. While talking with her, the officer noted there was a strong smell of intoxicants coming from her breath and she had watery eyes and slow, slurred speech.

The student admitted to drinking four shots of vodka at an off-campus party earlier that evening. She said that she lived in the Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall and was at Likins Hall visiting friends, but they “ditched” her and she did not know their room number.

The officer escorted the student out of Likins Hall and informed her she could not be in the dorm without the accompaniment of a Likins Hall resident. He also informed the student that she was going to be diverted to the Dean of Students Office for a minor in possession in body. She said she understood and entered her dorm across from Likins Hall.

“One Toke Over the Line”

A UA student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office for possession of marijuana on Sept. 28.

A UAPD officer was contacted when a student contacted his RA via text message that his roommate was in possession of marijuana. The student also said that the marijuana was inside a small white-and-purple bottle.

Upon arrival, the UAPD officer was escorted to the room of the student who informed the RA of the marijuana. The student told the officer that his roommate was currently in possession of marijuana, which he knew to be located in a black backpack.

While talking with the student, the roommate returned to the room. The officer proceeded to ask the student who contacted the RA to step out of the room so he could speak with the roommate.

The officer told the roommate he had been informed that the roommate was in possession of marijuana. The roommate began to say he was not but changed his mind and said he had a small amount.

He volunteered to give the officer the marijuana, which he retrieved from his backpack. He provided the officer with a small blue bottle with a white lid. The roommate also gave consent to search the rest of his room for any additional paraphernalia, of which none was found.

The roommate was told he was going to be diverted to the Dean of Students Office, and the process was explained to him.

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