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    Police Beat

    Parking and Transportation Services reported a white Ford Contour had been broken into in Cherry Avenue Parking Garage, 1641 E. Enke Drive, Thursday.

    Someone used an unknown tool to shatter the driver’s side window and steal the stereo. The ignition and door locks were not tampered with.

    When an officer did a garage check earlier that day, the vehicle had not been damaged. The stereo, a Sony, was valued at $300.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A man was arrested Thursday at McKale Center, 1721 E. Enke Drive, for aggravated assault on a police officer, trespassing and resisting arrest. An officer was working a post-game assignment after the UA-Washington State game when he was directed to a corridor where a man was handcuffed. The man had been in an arguing with security staff.

    The staff said the man struggled with them and bit a security staff member’s finger. The man was searched and placed under arrest.

    He was first taken to the hospital for blood tests to test for infectious diseases. While going to the hospital the man kept saying that he did nothing wrong and “”that guy”” stuck his finger in his mouth, according to reports.

    Other security staff said that after the game the man had attempted to get on the arena floor behind the home bench and was told to leave. When the man did not comply, he was told to leave several more times.

    The man kept refusing and became more aggressive. When security tried to arrest him, he resisted. The man kept getting in faces of security officers and yelling profanities.

    A man reported that another man tried to steal his backpack at the UA Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., Thursday.

    When an officer made contact with the reporting man, he said he was sleeping in the library when the other man took his backpack. He said he heard a noise and woke up to see the man walking away with the backpack.

    The owner ran after the thief, who dropped the backpack. The owner lost sight of the thief. Nothing was missing from the backpack.

    The owner said he could identify the thief if he saw him again, but he did not want to press charges.

    A man was arrested Thursday after being warned about skateboarding on campus.

    The man was performing skateboarding tricks and grinding curbs near the Science-Engineering Library, 745 N. Highland Ave. The man and two of his friends were in violation of UA policy regarding the operation of a skateboard and were asked to produce identification.

    When a warrant check was run on the man, it showed he had a felony warrant from Pima County for failure to appear on narcotic equipment possession.

    The warrant was confirmed, and the man was arrested.

    A deputy from Apache County contacted the University of Arizona Police Department on Thursday about a possible threat to the UA.

    A student at St. Michael’s School in Apache County had been suspended for narcotic drug laws. When the school officials searched her MySpace account, they found threatening comments from her cousin, who was a UA student, about blowing up a school.

    The school’s name was not mentioned in police reports.

    The Dean of Students Office was contacted about the comments.

    A man reported that someone broke into his room at Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., Jan. 22.

    When he left his room, the man was sure he locked the door. When he returned, his white MacBook, valued at $1,300, and his iPod charger were missing.

    He said there was no sign of forced entry, and that the door was secured. He said a roommate no longer lives there but is still registered as a resident and still has keys.

    Several other students in the hall said they had seen the former roommate come to the room while he was away, even though he no longer has items in the room and has no reason to return. One of the hall residents reported seeing the roommate and another man enter the room, and both were wearing backpacks.

    The man said he wanted to press charges if a suspect was found.

    When the officer called the roommate, he said he was not in the dorm that night. He also denied having keys to the room.

    When asked who his friend was, the roommate said, “”he is nobody,”” according to reports.

    An officer requested detectives follow up with the roommate and attempt to get more information involving the case.

    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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