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    Police Beat

    A man and woman were arrested for underage drinking, and the woman was also charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 4:03 a.m. Sunday.

    An off-duty officer reported seeing an intoxicated man carrying an intoxicated woman over his shoulder near the Intersection of North Mountain Avenue and East Second Street. An on-duty officer stopped the pair at the Student Union Memorial Center roundabout, 1303 E. University Blvd., and asked them to sit on a bench. The woman turned 360 degrees to see who was speaking and she almost fell.

    Both admitted to being UA students, and the man said they were coming back from a friend’s on-campus house. When asked if they had been drinking, the woman said nothing and the man said, “”Apparently so,”” according to reports.

    The two had bloodshot and watery eyes, strong odors of intoxicants coming from their breath, and were unsteady on their feet. When asked if they had had any alcohol or drug-related contact with University of Arizona Police Dept, the woman said no, but the man said he had been arrested numerous times for underage drinking.

    While writing their citations, another officer noticed a clear plastic bag containing a green, leafy substance in the woman’s front pants pocket. She pulled the bag out of her pocket, and the officer could immediately smell an odor of freshly cultivated marijuana. She also pulled out a cigar rolling tube and said, “”That’s a cigar blunt for my marijuana,”” according to reports.

    The two were cited and released on the scene, and a taxi took them home.


    A man reported that someone broke into his car and stole stereo equipment while the vehicle was parked in Highland Avenue Parking Garage, 1240 N. Highland Ave., sometime between Oct. 24 and Sunday.

    The man showed an officer where the dashboard had been pried apart to remove the stereo as well as the two subwoofers and amplifier. The officer saw damage on the passenger door underneath the handle where the metal had been bent down to access the door operating bar.

    The stereo equipment was valued at $1,900.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.


    Police impounded a gray Lexus RX3 because it was abandoned in front of Pi Beta Phi sorority house, 1035 N. Mountain Ave., at 2:47 a.m. Sunday.

    An officer saw the vehicle without its lights on facing north in the southbound lane, and noticed that the car was unoccupied. The officer spoke to several members of the sorority house, but none of them had noticed the vehicle parked in front of the house, nor had they seen the owner.

    Because of the potential hazard to southbound traffic, the officer had a tow truck come and tow away the car.

    The car had a UA bumper sticker on the rear window and a Sigma Alpha Epsilon sticker near the top of the rear window.

    While searching the car, the officer found an open container of Smirnoff vodka that was one-third full behind the passenger seat.


    Police arrested a woman outside of Delta Gamma sorority house, 1448 E. First St., for underage drinking at 1:05 a.m. Sunday.

    An officer saw the woman lying on the ground with two men standing over her. The officer spoke with her, noticing a strong smell of intoxicants coming from her breath.

    She had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes.

    The woman told the officer she lived at the sorority house and that she was just lying down, talking to her friends.

    She gave the officer a false date of birth; a records check revealed her real date of birth and that she was a minor. She also said that she had been drinking at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, 1050 N. Cherry Ave. “”I drank a couple of beers, that’s all,”” she said, according to reports.

    The woman told the officer that she had already been diverted to the Dean of Students Office on a minor-in-possession-of-alcohol offense earlier in October. The officer cited and released her at the sorority house.


    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at http://www.uapd.arizona.edu.

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