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    Police Beat

    Best of this semester’s Police Beat

    Published: Sept. 27

    A student was arrested for being a minor in possession of spirituous liquor at Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., at 11:28 p.m. Sept. 22.

    An officer saw a resident who looked younger than 21 years old carrying a 30-pack of 12-ounce Keystone Light beers and a 12-pack of 12-ounce Corona bottles.

    The officer talked to the resident and asked if the alcohol belonged to him. The resident replied, “”Yeah, it’s my beer, and I had someone on the street buy it for me. This is fucked up. I can kill in this country at 18, but not drink beer. Dude, I have so much money and I’m getting a lawyer to fight this. This law is so fucked up. I know it’s illegal to have alcohol at my age, but this state is so fucked up,”” according to reports.

    The man was cited and released. The beer was poured out, and the cans and bottles thrown away in the hall’s dumpster.

    Published: Sept. 19

    A man was arrested for defecating in a UA parking lot at 520 N. Euclid Ave. at 12:14 a.m. Sept. 11.

    Police observed two men standing in trees near the south side of Lot 5070. As an officer approached them, one of the men went farther into the trees. The man yelled, “”Hurry, the cops are here,”” according to reports.

    The officer entered the trees and found a second man sitting and leaning against a tree with his pants around his ankles and in the process of defecating.

    The other man was handing him napkins, saying, “”Hurry and wipe, we need to get out of here,”” according to reports. The man took the napkins and cleaned himself up.

    When asked why he was defecating on UA property, the man replied that he “”had to go real bad and no one would let me use their bathroom. I even asked the kids in that building,”” gesturing toward Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., according to reports.

    “”They said I stunk and needed to take a shower,”” the man added, according to reports. “”They’re a bunch of smartass kids.””

    He was cited and released for criminal nuisance after cleaning the area.

    Published: Sept. 12

    An officer responded to a call from a resident assistant at Pima Residence Hall, 1340 E. First St., about an unconscious, unclothed woman lying on the floor with her head in a pizza box, covered in vomit and half-eaten pizza, Sept. 3.

    The officer covered up the woman with a comforter, removed her head from the pizza box and attempted to wake her, but she drifted in and out of consciousness.

    Emergency medical personnel responded and determined she didn’t require further medical treatment.

    When she gained consciousness, she admitted to drinking vodka at a fraternity house and said she passed out after getting out of the shower.

    She was referred to the Dean of Students Office for underage drinking.

    Published: Sept. 6

    A female student was diverted to the Dean of Students Office for underage drinking after police found her on the street with her private parts exposed Aug. 31.

    An officer was traveling westbound on East First Street and observed a female standing on the northeast corner of the intersection of East First Street and North Martin Avenue with her genital area exposed and her teal skirt pulled up to just below her waist.

    The officer tried to conduct a field interview, but she began walking away. She was barefoot, carrying high heels and a bag, and was unsteady on her feet. The officer apprehended her and placed her into handcuffs so she would not walk away again.

    The student had a strong odor of intoxicants coming from her mouth. She was rambling and incoherent, and admitted to consuming mixed drinks at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, 1801 E. First St.

    She said she could not remember who served her drinks but decided to leave the party because she had never consumed alcohol before. She added that she was trying to walk home to Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St.

    The officer asked the female how her skirt got pulled up and she said she was unsure. The officer then asked if she was a victim of sexual assault and she said no.

    She was cited for being a minor with spirituous liquor in the body.

    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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