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    Police confiscate fake ID
    Police responded to a call for a student who allegedly turned his fake ID into a community director Friday.

    According to reports, police were called by the senior community director in Coronado Residence Hall after a student gave her his fake identification. The student was having a Residence Life Judicial Meeting with the woman when he used the fake ID to identify himself. When police were contacted, the man had already left the meeting.

    The Texas ID was handed over to police upon their arrival. They ran the license number on the ID, and the information for a woman whose date of birth was in 1986 turned up. Police were informed that the student was from Nebraska and born in 1989.

    Police then made contact with the student. He was informed that in addition to his residence hall meeting, he would be referred to the Dean of Students Office for a code of conduct violation.

    Dirtbag at Dirtbag’s
    Police are attempting to find a man who they believe molested a woman in Dirtbag’s bar on Friday.

    A woman came to the police station around 2 a.m. to report that she had been assaulted at the bar about an hour earlier. The woman said that she had been standing near the entrance when a man, who she described as 5’7″”, Hispanic and 22 years old, came up to her, slapped the left side of her butt and then grabbed it with his hands.

    The woman said she turned around and asked the man what he was doing. His only response was to step away and flip her off with both hands. The woman then grabbed the man by both middle fingers. Dirtbag’s security interrupted and broke up the altercation. Both parties were told to go to opposite sides of the bar and to avoid contact with each other.

    The woman then told police that approximately 30 minutes later, the man’s friends came over to her and said he wanted to apologize. The man came up to her and then said that he decided he would not apologize. The woman said she asked him what his name was and he replied, “”My name is fuck you, bitch.””

    After saying that, the man raised his hand into a fist in front of his face. The woman said that she felt threatened and scared, so she slapped him. Security interfered again, and both parties were asked to leave the establishment.

    The woman did not know the man, but said that she wanted to press charges. She was very emotional during the interview and said she felt “”disgusted.”” Police went to Dirtbag’s to talk to the manager. He said that he had seen the altercation, during which the woman slapped the man twice. He said that the man was forcefully taken out of the bar and banned from returning in the future. He also said that the man was a former employee.

    Woman cited for underage drinking in dorm
    A woman was cited and released in La Paz Residence Hall for underage drinking early Friday morning.

    Police responded to a reference that a woman, who appeared to be intoxicated, was vomiting. The woman was conscious and alert and had the ability to state where she was. She gave police her California driver’s license, which stated that she was underage. The woman told police that she had six to seven shots of light rum, two daiquiris and one beer. The woman refused medical attention.

    Reports said that the woman had bloodshot, watery eyes but was able to stand on her own and walk, in a staggering manner, to her dorm room. Police advised the woman that she was being cited and released for minor in possession of alcohol.

    Driver with suspended license gets DUI
    Police pulled a man over after he ran a stop sign on Speedway Boulevard early Friday morning.

    As police approached the vehicle, the man took the keys out of the engine and handed them to the police. When they asked why he had done so, he said it was because he did not have a license because it had been suspended, and he asked police if they could call his mom to pick up his car.

    He verbally identified himself and also said that he had no insurance or registration in the vehicle. It was then that police said they noticed a strong smell of intoxicants coming from the man and that he had bloodshot, watery eyes.

    When asked if he had been drinking, the driver said that he had had a couple of drinks, and continued asking police if they had called his mother. Police asked the man to step out of the car. He did so and used the door for support.

    They took him to the opposite side of the street, near Manzanita-Mohave Residence Hall where the ground was more even and well-lit, to perform a field sobriety test. While walking, the man stumbled. After performing the field sobriety test, it was determined that the man was intoxicated. He was placed under arrest and taken to the UA Police Department for a breathalyzer test. The man’s BAC showed .216.

    A cab was called to take the man home after he was cited and released.

    However, the cab returned to the station shortly after. The driver was refusing to drive the man home, because he was “”being belligerent”” and saying that he refused to pay the cab driver because he was going the wrong way. Police gave the man a ride home shortly thereafter.The man was released after being charged with DUI-impaired to the slightest degree, DUI with BAC .08 or higher, extreme DUI (BAC .15 or higher), failure to stop at a stop sign and driving on a suspended license.

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