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    Three students were diverted to the Dean of
    Students Office for disruptive behavior at Hopi Lodge Residence Hall, 1440 E. Fourth St., at 3:35 a.m. Nov. 11, reports stated.

    The two women were also written up for underage drinking, and one of the women and the man involved were written up for assault.

    The male student said he was on his way back to his room when he saw the two women banging on the door of another resident. He reminded the women that it was quiet hours and they should not be making so much noise. The women then followed the man to his room while cussing at him and saying things that he would not repeat to the police.

    When the man was back in his room, the women started to bang on his door. When he answered, one of the females pushed back the door, spit on his forehead and choked him. Police noted that the man’s neck was red and irritated.

    The man was hostile toward police during his interview and was told to sit down several times. He told police that the women did this because they were racist, but he did not want to press charges. The man said he would be

    going out of town and could not make the court date. Police told him he could reschedule, but he still did not wish to press charges.

    The woman confirmed the story but said that the man had yelled at them first when they were at their friend’s door. The woman said she did not like being talked to like that and went down to tell the man. She said the man spat at her first and then grabbed her neck, so she did the same and started punching him in the face. The woman’s friend did not confirm that the man spat at her first.

    During the interview, the woman involved in the physical altercation was nonchalant and seemed not to care.

    When police asked her if she felt any remorse over the situation, the woman said, “”What do you want me to do, start crying?””

    Police told the woman to call the authorities before starting a fight. The woman said she could take care of herself.


    A $50 gold-colored lamp was stolen from the Tree Ring Lab, 1511 E. Sixth St., sometime between 10 a.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m. Nov. 9, reports stated.

    The owner did not know when the 4-foot floor lamp was taken from the lab.


    A $2,000 Cannondale roadbike was stolen from the bike racks by the Engineering building, 1127 E. James E. Rogers Way, between 7:15 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. Nov. 9, reports stated.

    The bike had been secured to the racks with a $30 cable and a $10 lock through the tires and frame.

    The bike was not registered with Parking and

    Transportation Services, and the owner did not know the serial number.

    Police have no witnesses or suspects.


    Two male students were cited and released for underage drinking when police stopped to check on a vehicle with a shredded tire at East Helen Street and North Mountain Avenue at 1:20 a.m. Nov. 10, reports stated.

    Police noticed a group of five men standing around an SUV with a flat rear driver’s side tire. When police pulled up to the vehicle, a man came up to the patrol cruiser and told police everything was fine in slurred speech.

    The man attempting to fix the tire of the car said he and his friend were being good samaritans and were just helping with the car jack. The man told police that the intoxicated man who approached the patrol car was the driver.

    The man tried to deny that he was in the car and said the vehicle was a friend’s and he just happened to be walking by when he found it with a flat. Police

    advised the man that it was a crime to lie to police. The man responded by saying, “”I understand it’s illegal to be DUI.””

    The passenger of the SUV said he did not know who was driving because he was too intoxicated. He said they had been at a Delta Chi fraternity event at a Japanese restaurant.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police?Department reports. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resume can be found at http://www.uapd.arizona.edu

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