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Police Beat: November 25

The roommate

Two students reported that someone stole Vyvanse, a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, from them between Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 from the Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall.

A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to a call on Nov. 12 and met with the students. The first student told the officer she took the medication every morning and on that day she thought her bottle of medication felt light.

She said she counted the capsules and found 10 missing. She said she was sure they were missing as she had the prescription refilled on Nov. 5 and only takes one a day.

The student said she called her roommate who counted her capsules and found six missing from her bottle. The student sent a text to her second roommate and asked if she had taken their medication.

The second roommate said she would never take medication from them and didn’t even know they were taking any medication.

The students whose medication was taken said their roommate did know about the medication as they had discussed it with her before.

They said they were very careful about locking the room door and not allowing anyone in without someone present, and that no one had access to the medication except for the roommate.

One of the students said several items of clothing had also gone missing, and the roommate had said she had not seen the clothes.

The student said she had found one of her missing T-shirts in a drawer of the roommate’s desk.

The roommate had already asked to be moved to another room when one opened. The students were informed that she could not be forced to leave the room until then.

The roommate was called and asked to stay out of the room until she moved out. She came by and picked up some clothing and said she would not return until Monday.

The students said they just wanted the incident documented but did not wish to participate in the judicial process. They asked the officer not to speak with the roommate. They also said that they were afraid of her boyfriend and said that on one occasion, he held a pocket knife in a non-threatening manner and said no one should bother the roommate.

The students were satisfied with the roommate’s assertion that she would not return and agreed to lock up their medications and valuable items for the rest of the week.

Jim done Beam-e up

A student was arrested at the Árbol de la Vida Residence Hall on charges of a minor in possession in body on Nov. 11.

A UAPD officer responded to Arbol De La Vida in reference to an intoxicated male who was vomiting. After arriving at the residence hall, the officer made contact with the on-duty resident assistant, who escorted him to the room.

The Tucson Fire Department and University Emergency Medical Services were already on the scene treating the intoxicated man. The man informed TFD firefighters that he had been drinking whiskey and coke at a party.

TFD cleared the student, who was left in the care of his roommate. While speaking with the man, the officer could smell a strong odor of intoxicants on his breath. He also had red, watery eyes, a flushed pale face, slurred speech and vomited on the floor.

The individual said he consumed “too much” hard liquor at an off-campus party, but was feeling better.

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