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    Police Beat: April 22


    A University of Arizona Police Department officer noticed a woman staggering in front of the Engineering building on Friday at 1:23 a.m.

    When the officer stopped the woman to check on her, he noticed she smelled strongly of alcohol.

    The woman did not have identification with her and told the officer she was under 21 years old.

    The officer asked her if she had been drinking, and she said, “”Yes. I had a few drinks with some friends.””

    The woman refused to tell the officer who she had been drinking with or where she had been drinking.

    She was arrested for minor in possession and, after refusing to sign her citation, she was transported to and booked into Pima County Jail.

    A Code of Conduct referral was sent to the Dean of Students.

    Frat bottle battle

    A UAPD officer was called to the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house at 906 N. First Ave., on Friday at 3:59 a.m. after a fraternity member called to report vandalism done to the house.

    The man told the officer he heard a banging sound at the front door at 3:52 a.m. When he got to the door, he saw a beer bottle being thrown through a window next to the front door and damage was done to another window on top of the door.

    The man said he ran outside and saw two men on the front lawn of the house. He yelled to them, “”What are you doing?”” and they yelled back, “”Why would you beat one of our pledge brothers?”” The men then left and headed northbound on Euclid Avenue.

    Another UAPD officer circled the area and found one of the men who matched a description the fraternity member gave.

    When the officer asked the man what happened, he said, “”Look officer, I drank too much, and was upset that those guys at TKE jumped my friend last week. I just wanted to send them a message that what they did was wrong.””

    The man admitted to taking one of his beer bottles, smashing the window on top of the door and throwing another bottle through a different window.

    At 4:35 a.m., the man was arrested for criminal trespassing, criminal damage and disorderly conduct. He was transported to and booked into Pima County Jail.

    Pictures of the beer bottles and broken windows were taken and placed into UAPD property as evidence.

    A Code of Conduct referral was sent to the Dean of Students for the man.

    Dripping dudes bellyflop for ‘bucket list’

    A UAPD officer arrived to the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center at 124 E. Enke Dr. on Saturday at 12:26 a.m. after an intrusion alarm went off on the north-east gate motion detector.

    Two other UAPD officers arrived at the pool area and saw three men inside the gated pool area. They jumped over the west wall and started running from the scene.

    The officers stopped the three men on the northwest side of the pool and they were all identified as UA students.

    The officer spoke with one of the men who said he and his friends headed to the pool to swim because they were graduating and hadn’t done it yet. The man was wearing boxers and he was wet.

    Another one of the men said swimming in the pool was a bet to complete a senior “”bucket list”” and they had only been swimming for about three seconds.

    All three men were cited and released for second-degree trespassing. They also had Code of Conduct referrals sent to the Dean of Students.

    Mean boys

    A UAPD officer responded to a parking lot at 906 N. First St. on Friday at 12:27 a.m. after a student called to report damage done to his car.

    The man told the officer he parked his car on the east side of a fraternity house at midnight and when he returned he noticed someone had written the word “”bitch”” on the passenger side door in black spray paint.

    The man also told the officer there was spray paint on the right quarter panel and rear bumper of the car.

    The man said he had no idea who would vandalize his car and did not know of any suspects or witnesses.

    The officer issued the man his victim’s rights.

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