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    Police Beat

    Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity were pulled over for having an unregistered date dash at 10:04 p.m. April 13 near East Ninth Street and North Tyndall Avenue.

    Police noticed approximately 150 people gathered at the corner entered into a yellow Bee Line bus, which traveled on East Ninth Street toward North Campbell Avenue at 40 mph.

    Police pulled over the bus and spoke with the driver. The driver said he was shuttling the students to the Pantano Stables, 4450 Houghton Road, for a date dash. The officer asked if anyone was 21 years old or older, and only six people raised their hands.

    Two students said they were responsible for the event and exited the bus to speak with the officer. The students said they were members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon and had organized an unregistered date dash for their friend’s birthday party.

    The students said they knew there were people drinking who were under 21, but that they had shuttles to transport them back home.

    The students said they had the buses pick them up at East Ninth Street and North Tyndall Avenue so that they wouldn’t be outside the fraternity house.

    The students were released without incident but were referred to UA Greek Life officials and the Gamma representative for having an unregistered date dash.

    A UA employee reported her wallet was stolen from her purse sometime before 5:30 p.m. April 12.

    The woman said she left her purse in an unlocked drawer in her cubicle at the Medical Research building, 1656 E. Mabel St., when she went to lunch around noon.

    She didn’t check her purse immediately upon her return, but when she picked up her purse at about 5:30 p.m. she noticed it was far lighter than usual. She noticed her wallet was missing and searched the surrounding area with no results.

    She called the place she went for lunch, which was also unable to locate her wallet. She said numerous faculty and students travel in and out of her work area each day and she doesn’t know who might have taken it.

    The black leather wallet, valued at $20, contained $30 cash, a Missouri driver’s license and various credit cards and insurance cards.

    Police advised her to cancel her credit cards and notify the insurance companies of the theft.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A male student reported an attempted break-in of his vehicle in parking lot 9006, 545 N. Main St., around 3 p.m. April 13.

    The student parked his Isuzu Rodeo before he went to class around 7:30 a.m. Upon his return, he noticed the window stripping on the driver-side door was torn off.

    He said nothing was missing from his car, and there was no additional damage.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at

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