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    Police Beat: February 18

    These boots aren’t made for walkin’

    A UA student was arrested on charges related to underage drinking near the math annex and she began threatening to walk back to California at 2:36 a.m. on Feb. 10.

    University of Arizona Police Department officers first observed the woman after she stumbled numerous times while walking on Mountain Avenue and used a wall as support. When police asked her if she was OK, they smelled alcohol on her breath and she said she just wanted to go home. They also noted in the report that her speech was slurred. Furthermore, the woman had a “noticeable” sway during their interaction.

    The woman appeared to be under 21 and wouldn’t tell police where she lived, beside in a “westerly” direction and that her mom was coming to pick her up.

    She then informed police she was 18 years old and that she’d been drinking “a lot” of mixed drinks at her friend’s house. The woman then became emotional and began crying.

    She then began speaking “unintelligibly,” telling the cop she was walking back to California, adding her mother was coming from San Diego.

    Due to her emotional state, UAPD notified UA Student Emergency Medical Services, to evaluate her well-being. UASEMS decided the woman was physically fine and being “overly emotional.”

    The woman was cited and released for underage person with spirituous liquor in body, before being driven back to her residence hall.

    From campus to eBay in six hours

    A UA student had her black Toshiba laptop stolen from the Gould-Simpson building between noon and 4 p.m. on Feb 11.

    The woman contacted police after it was taken from her unlocked office. The incident occurred while the woman was out of the room and it is unknown who had access to the area.

    Two graduate students were the only people with access to the room, but she had yet to contact either one in reference to the incident, she told UAPD.

    The woman then spoke with police again at 10:23 p.m., saying she believed her laptop was on eBay. Police searched the item she believed to be hers, but were unable to confirm or deny her claim, due to being unable to identify the computer with a serial number.

    The student was advised to speak with the graduate students to confirm they hadn’t moved the computer, which she valued at $800.

    Total access

    A wireless access point monitor was stolen from the Tree Ring building, currently under construction, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 7.

    UAPD wasn’t notified regarding the reported theft until Feb 6.

    However, when a UA employee spoke with police he reported that two weeks prior, several employees went to remove a wireless access point monitor from the new building, before noticing that the equipment, valued at $775, was missing.

    The system has since been taken out of service, but the man conducted a unit history of the monitor with technicians, which showed the device’s last connection was Jan. 7.

    The employee then contacted staff, none of who knew of the incident. Beside fellow employees, the only others with access to the building were construction crews, according to the man, who
    additionally were unaware of the happening.

    No serial number was available for the monitor at the time of the report.

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