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    Police Beat

    A woman was stopped at the intersection of North Mountain Avenue and East Helen Street at 2:16 a.m. March 16.

    The officer told the woman he pulled over her vehicle due to her erratic driving.

    The officer said the woman showed signs of intoxication and admitted to drinking that night. The woman failed a field sobriety test.

    Her blood alcohol level was 0.152. She was arrested and charged with failure to drive in one lane and was cited for extreme DUI.

    The woman’s vehicle was impounded.

    An unknown man threatened people at Chi Phi fraternity house, 1104 E. Seventh St., at 12:23 a.m. March 17.

    Witnesses said a dark four-door vehicle was driving slowly down the street and came to an abrupt stop at the end of the road.

    A black male in his 20s with a goatee, wearing a green and white jersey, exited the vehicle and claimed someone had thrown a bottle at his vehicle and blown out his tire.

    He then entered the fraternity house and threatened people. A fraternity member said he grabbed a baseball bat and confronted the suspect.

    “”I’m going to kill you with that bat,”” the suspect said.

    The fraternity member laughed and asked the suspect to leave the residence.

    The suspect then told the fraternity member that he had a gun in his car.

    The suspect asked the fraternity member if he thought it would be funny if he went back to his car, got his gun and started to “”shoot the place up”” , reports stated.

    After the suspect threatened to shoot people, witnesses said they locked themselves in the bathroom and didn’t come out until police arrived.

    No witnesses could verify that they saw a gun on the suspect.

    The officer later found out that a woman had broken a Bacardi bottle on the road an hour earlier.

    Police heard a loud bang and saw white smoke coming from the area of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, 1801 E. First St., at 6:35 p.m. March 18.

    Police saw three people on the roof. Two of them were talking while the other had what looked like a digital camera.

    A fraternity member told an officer he also heard the loud noise and then went outside and saw lots of trash strewn about the courtyard. The fraternity member thought that an M80, a firework, could have been used to blow up a garbage can.

    The officer told the fraternity president to talk to of his fraternity members about the incident.

    A UA employee reported a man left her an obscene voice mail at 10:15 a.m. March 19.

    The employee works at an office at the McKale Center, 1721 E. Enke Drive.

    The man on the message said, “”Lute is like 79 years old and needs to retire,”” reports stated.

    The man then said, “”Miles Simon is a role model for what, the ADA,”” referring to the Americans with Disabilities Association. The man then called Simon a “”nigger,”” reports stated.

    Police were able to trace the call back to a cell phone. An officer called the number and a man answered. The man denied that he called the number and told the officer that he had no problem with the basketball program. The officer told the man that a call was traced to his number.

    The man again denied calling the number.

    Police told the man not to call UA basketball again.

    A student’s vehicle was reported stolen from a parking lot, 1414 N. Cherry Ave., sometime between 12 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. March 19.

    The student returned to the parking lot from class and saw that her gray 1990 Oldsmobile was missing. She then notified police.

    Police arrived and saw broken glass in different places on the ground. The student showed the officer where the car was parked, and broken glass was found on the passenger side of where the vehicle would have been.

    No alarm or anti-theft device was installed on the car. A car jack and a bag of clothes were in the vehicle when it was stolen.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Three UA students reported that their CatCards were not returned from a Pepsi vending machine at the Integrated Learning Center March 19.

    The students went to the CatCard office to inform them of the malfunctioning machine. An official contacted the Pepsi vendor and told the students that a service representative would come out to look at the machine.

    The service representative opened the machine, and no CatCards were found inside.

    The CatCard official said that it is policy to return all CatCards to the office and that students would be notified via e-mail if their cards were recovered.

    Only one CatCard was returned to a student and it had reported no activity since March 7. The CatCard official advised the other students to freeze their accounts until the situation was resolved.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at

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