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    Police Beat

    Two men were warned for violating UA nonmotorized policy around midnight Tuesday after police observed a man riding a skateboard in Park Avenue Garage, 1140 N. Park Ave., reports stated.

    When the man saw the patrol car approaching, he reversed his direction and yelled to someone in the garage, reports stated.

    The man skated through a barrier, which prohibited the officer from following, reports stated.

    When he reached the west stairs, the man started to run and police observed a second man on the next lower level also running, reports stated.

    Police made contact with the first man on the northwest corner of East Helen Street and North Santa Rita Avenue, reports stated.

    The man was told to sit down and was asked why he was running, reports stated.

    The man told police he didn’t think he was supposed to be skateboarding in the garage, but said it wasn’t a big deal since the garage wasn’t busy at that hour.

    Another officer made contact with the second man in front of the James E. Rogers College of Law building, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., where the first man had parked his vehicle, reports stated.

    Both men were cited and released, reports stated.

    The skateboards were impounded by police, reports stated.

    While the men were driving off, the first man “”flipped”” off all the officers at the scene, reports stated.

    A student’s $100 backpack was taken from the CǸsar Chǭvez building, 1110 E. James E. Rogers Way, sometime Tuesday, reports stated.

    The backpack also contained four textbooks worth $300, reports stated.

    The student told police he had last seen his backpack at 2:30 p.m., and when he returned at 2:55 p.m., it was gone.

    The student told police he had checked the lost and found but no one had turned in his backpack.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

    A student reported being followed by a man in the UA area approximately two weeks prior to making her report Monday, reports stated.

    The student told police she was walking from Sky View Apartments, 1050 E. Eighth St., toward East Sixth Street when she noticed a man who appeared to be following her.

    The student said she had seen the man many times around campus, reports stated.

    The student told police that during the week of Jan. 23 the man had approached her outside the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., and told her, “”I’ve been seeing you walk in the morning.”” He also told the student his name and said he was a psychology student, reports stated.

    The student told police the man also approached her Monday and said, “”You should dump your boyfriend.””

    The student said she did not want police to contact the man, reports stated.

    A woman’s $95 watch and $1,200 ring were taken from her duffle bag in the Student Recreation Center, 1400 E. Sixth St., sometime between Jan. 25 and Jan. 26, reports stated.

    The woman told police she had put both items in the side pocket of her bag during her workout class at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 and could see the bag the entire time.

    The class left the room to run on the indoor track and the instructor assured the woman her things would be secure, reports stated.

    The woman returned to the room for another class at 6:40 p.m. Jan. 26 but never checked for the items, reports stated.

    The woman noticed the watch and ring missing from her bag on the morning of Jan. 27, reports stated.

    The woman checked with lost and found but no one had turned the items in, reports stated.

    The police advised the woman to talk with the instructor since she was the last one in the room, reports stated.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

    A student’s GT logo was stolen off of his car sometime between Sunday and Monday, reports stated.

    The student told police he saw the orange GT logo on his car at 9 p.m. Sunday and when he returned at 4 p.m. Monday it was gone.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department Records. For a complete list of UAPD activity, the daily resumǸ can be found at

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