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    Police Beat: Nov. 8

    Shattered glass

    A University of Arizona Police Department officer went to the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house around 2 a.m. on Thursday in reference to vandalism. The officer met with three residents of the house, who all reported the rear windows of their cars had been shattered. The cars were parked next to one another in the east parking lot of the property. One of the men said he was inside his room around 1 a.m. when he heard four loud thuds. About an hour later, one of the other men returned to his car and saw the damage. The officer determined that the impact patterns on the windows suggested the strikes were intentional and delivered by an elongated object, possibly a baseball bat. No property was taken from the cars. There was no evidence and the men did not know who would have damaged their cars.

    Don’t make the same mistake twice

    A UAPD officer was on patrol near the Marley building at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday when he noticed two men stumbling and swaying as they walked. The officer stopped to speak to the men, who both had strong odors of alcohol coming from their mouths. One of the men said he is a UA student and lives in Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall. He told the officer he did not want to answer any more questions. The officer spoke to the other man, who said he and his friend had been at a house party off-campus and had drank several beers. He said he did not know if his friend had been drinking as well. The man would not tell the officer who provided the alcohol or where the party was. He said they were just trying to get back to his friend’s dorm so they could sleep. Both men had red, watery eyes and slurred speech.

    The officer cited the student for minor in possession of alcohol in body. He ran a records check on the other man, who had an outstanding warrant from UAPD for failure to appear on an original charge of minor in possession. The man was arrested for the warrant and booked into Pima County Jail.

    Language barrier

    A UAPD officer responded to the Medical Research Building at 4 p.m. on Thursday in response to a theft. The officer met with a visiting researcher who reported that her black iPhone 3GS had been stolen from her desk. The woman said she had left her phone on her desk at noon and went to work in one of the labs. When she returned at 1:30 p.m., her phone was gone. Her friend called the woman’s phone and a child who did not speak English answered and then hung up. The phone’s tracking device was not turned on. The officer gave the woman a victim’s rights form and told her to notify her phone company that her phone had been stolen.

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