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    Police Beat

    The hall director of Sky View Apartments, 1050 E. Eighth St., contacted the University of Arizona Police Department on Friday to report the theft of a bike on loan to her from Parking and Transportation Services.

    The hall director told police that she locked the bike with a U-lock through the frame and front tire on Sept. 7 at about noon. She returned to the bike rack on Sept. 13 at about 4 p.m. and found both the lock and the bike missing.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A UA grounds employee contacted UAPD after finding a large black suitcase in the hedges near the Life Sciences North building, 1333 N. Martin Ave., unattended at 7:01 a.m. Sept. 13.

    Cops saw the suitcase hidden in the hedges on the east side of the building next to a retaining wall. The officer taped off the immediate area and requested for K-9 assistance.

    Another officer and his dog, Michael, arrived and inspected the suitcase. The cop said the suitcase was OK, so they opened it and found clothes, toys and other miscellaneous items.

    Police were dispatched to the Administration building, 1401 E. University Blvd., on a report of suspicious activity on the seventh floor on Sept. 13.

    A UA employee called to report that a suspicious Hispanic man was demanding to see President Shelton about a Code of Conduct ruling. The employee said he seemed upset and had a glare in his eyes.

    She added that he suddenly reached into a sports bag and began searching for something, which made her uncomfortable, so she called UAPD. She said he then removed photographs of his car, which had been vandalized in 2004.

    The officer spoke with the man earlier in the day, at about 9:25 a.m., regarding the Code of Conduct violation. The man said that his car was vandalized in 2004 and he had an idea of who had done it, so he took it upon himself to go to the Student Recreation Center last week to look for the suspects.

    He went to the Rec Center and told the desk staff that he was looking for a “”Fat Mexican,”” according to reports. The staff took offense to the derogatory remark and felt threatened, which resulted in the Code of Conduct violation.

    He met with the dean of students regarding the violation and was restricted from returning to the Rec Center. He asked them how to resolve and reverse the infringement. He was advised that it was an administration issue and that he needed to use the proper process to appeal the decision. The man exited the Dean of Students Office around noon.

    Police arrived and walked the man out of the Administration building. An officer reminded him that demanding to see the president was not the correct procedure to appeal a Code of Conduct decision.

    Police allowed him to leave.

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