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    Police Beat: Nov. 3

    Caught with red cup in hand

    A University of Arizona Police Department officer was on patrol near Jett’s Wildcat gas station at 12:30 a.m. on Friday when he saw two women and a man walking north on Park Avenue. The man was carrying a red plastic cup and kept stumbling as he walked. He tripped on the gravel near the sidewalk and the two women grabbed hold of him to prevent him from falling on his face. The women were each carrying clear plastic bottles and a two-liter bottle of root beer. The officer stopped the group and discovered the clear bottles were half full of vodka. The red cup also contained alcohol. The man had red, watery eyes and all of the individuals had an odor of alcohol coming from their mouths. They all admitted to drinking alcohol. The officer disposed of the alcohol and cited all three students for minor in possession of alcohol in body.

    A stunning discovery

    A UAPD officer went to the Henry Koffler building at 10 a.m. on Friday in response to items found in classrooms. The officer met with a UA employee who reported that the custodial staff had found a lanyard with a set of keys in Room 218 and a black Sabre stun gun in a nylon case in Room 204. The officer placed the items into property and evidence at UAPD.

    Hazy memory

    A UAPD officer was on patrol on Highland Avenue at 11:30 p.m. on Friday when he noticed a man swaying side-to-side near Colonia de la Paz Residence Hall. The man identified himself and the officer noticed the man had a strong odor of alcohol coming from his mouth. The man told the officer he did not remember where he drank that night. The man was cited and released for minor in possession of alcohol in body.

    Laptop larceny

    A UAPD officer went to the BioSciences West building at 11:20 a.m. on Friday in reference to a stolen laptop. The officer met with a UA employee, who reported her black Toshiba laptop had been stolen from her office. The woman said she had left her laptop on her desk the day before at 5:45 p.m. when she left for the day. The door was unsecured. When she returned at 5 a.m. Friday, the door was locked. The woman told the officer she did not know if her laptop was in the office at that time. At 11 a.m., the woman realized her laptop was gone. She did not have the serial number for the laptop. The woman said she would prosecute if a suspect were found.

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