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    Police responded to reports of a homeless man taking a shower and doing his laundry in a locker room located in Bear Down Gymnasium, 1428 E. University Blvd., at 12:10 p.m. Aug. 17, reports stated.

    Police found the man just finishing his shower, reports stated.

    The man had had several previous contacts with police for trespassing and shoplifting on campus, reports stated. In 2003, police had told the man to never use the showers in Bear Down Gym again.

    Police arrested the man for criminal trespassing, let him get dressed and escorted him out of the building, reports stated.

    The man matched the description of a shoplifting suspect from Circle K, 1610 E. Sixth St., reports stated.

    Tucson Police Department responded and took custody of the man after he was cited and released, reports stated.

    Police were called to the Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave., Aug. 17 after an employee reported ongoing suspicious activity, reports stated.

    The employee told police her vehicle’s tire was slashed in early July while it was parked in front of her former residence, reports stated. She had since relocated.

    Then the employee said she had begun receiving phone calls on her cell phone during the first week of July, reports stated. All the calls were from an “”unavailable number.””

    The employee said she received one call a day for four to five days, reports stated. The calls all occurred between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    The employee told police the caller never spoke but sometimes would laugh.

    The employee believed the caller was a man, reports stated.

    The employee also told police she received e-mails at almost the same times and on the same days as the calls.

    The e-mails had no content and no return address, reports stated.

    The employee told police she stopped receiving e-mails at the same time the calls stopped.

    On Aug. 15 a photo of the employee was noticed missing from an employee bulletin board at the Cancer Center, reports stated. No other photos were missing.

    The employee told police she was concerned because her personal phone number, work phone number and address were listed on the photo.

    The employee told police she had her e-mail and phone number removed from the UA directory and also changed her phone number.

    The employee wanted to document the incidents in case they continued, reports stated.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

    An employee reported finding a black knife in Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., at 10 a.m. on Aug. 17, reports stated.

    The employee brought the knife to the University of Arizona Police Department, 1852 E. First St., and gave it to an officer, reports stated.

    The knife was placed into property for safekeeping.

    Police were unable to find the owner of the knife, reports stated.

    Two students were arrested for possession of marijuana after they were seen smoking outside of Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall,

    922 E. Fourth St., at 6:23 p.m. on Aug. 17, reports stated.

    When police arrived, they were told two of the men had been seen entering the dorm and the other had left the area, reports stated.

    A resident assistant described the students and said they had been seen going into their room, reports stated.

    Police went to the room and made contact with its resident, who matched the description of one of the males, reports stated.

    Police asked the student if they could come into the room and the student said they could, reports stated.

    Upon entering the room police reportedly noticed a faint smell of burnt marijuana.

    There were four other males in the room, one of whom matched the description of the second male who had been seen smoking, reports stated.

    Police asked the two students to come into the hallway, where the RA saw them and later positively identified them as being the men seen smoking, reports stated.

    The resident was asked why he had smoked marijuana in the alleyway and began to apologize and say he had made a mistake,
    reports stated.

    The resident admitted he had smoked marijuana in the form of a cigarette and said the marijuana was his, reports stated.

    Police were told there was more marijuana in the room and located a silver container with a green, leafy substance inside, a plastic bag containing a green, leafy substance, a red container with residue on it, a silver socket with residue on it, a package of rolling papers and a cigarette roller, reports stated.

    During the search of the room police also found alcoholic beverages, reports stated.

    The second student also admitted to smoking marijuana, but said it wasn’t his and denied having any marijuana or drug paraphernalia in his room.

    The marijuana and paraphernalia was taken and placed into property as evidence, reports stated.

    The alcohol was poured out by the resident and the containers thrown away.

    The resident was additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, reports stated.

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