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    Four students were arrested Oct. 5 for possession of marijuana at Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Second St., reports stated.

    Police responded to a report of the smell of marijuana coming from a dorm room at 12:13 a.m. One of the residents of the room told police he had not smoked there.

    The man said that the three other men who were there had just come from a party where someone had been smoking marijuana.

    Police found three prescription drug bottles in the refrigerator of the room with green vegetable matter inside. They also found a tobacco grinder with green residue in it.

    When police asked who owned the bottles, the student said he did not know. When police asked again, he said some of it was his.

    The student told police that smoking pot and drinking alcohol were a part of going to college. He also said that 80 percent of people smoke pot, and he wanted to know why he was getting arrested. He added that he was a good kid and had never been arrested before.

    The student’s roommate was also cited for having drug-related paraphernalia – the grinder.

    A man was arrested for criminal damage Oct. 5 after his shoes were matched to dents on his roommate’s truck at Skyview Apartments, 1050 E. Eighth St., reports stated.

    The owner of the truck said his roommate came home drunk around 11 p.m. Oct. 4 and could not get into the apartment because he did not have a key. The man tried to call his roommates several times, but they were asleep and did not answer their phones.

    After that, the man kicked his roommate’s truck several times. The dents on the car matched the shape of the shoes the man was wearing.

    The man was let into the apartment around 7 a.m., and the dents were discovered half an hour later.

    The man denied he was the cause of the damage. He told police that he shook the car to see if his roommate was inside.

    The man apologized several times and offered to pay his roommate for the damages.

    The owner of the vehicle decided to press charges against the roommate.

    A car was broken into in a Zone 1 parking lot at 1110 N. Cherry Ave. Oct. 4, reports stated.

    A $264 Zone 1 parking permit and a flashlight were taken from the vehicle sometime between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    The owner of the vehicle noticed that the door was slightly open when she returned to her car. She told police she remembered locking the car before leaving for work.

    The seats had been moved back and the car had been rummaged through. The woman told police only the parking permit and flashlight were missing.

    There is no suspect or witness information.

    A set of keys was found Oct. 5 near East University Boulevard and North Cherry Avenue at 11:05 a.m., reports stated.

    There were three keys and a bike lock key.

    The keys were placed into property for safekeeping.

    A man was charged with assault Oct. 5 after he tried to remove a sign from a demonstrator’s hands on the UA Mall at 12:26 p.m., reports stated.

    The demonstrator started yelling, “”He’s assaulting me,”” after the man started ripping at his shirt and the sign.

    Police, who were monitoring the demonstration, detained the man. The man said the demonstrator was being loud and obnoxious. The man said he got upset, and that is why he tried to remove the sign. He apologized for his actions.

    The demonstrator told police he wanted to press charges against the man.

    Police cited and released the man on site. They told the man to leave and advised him not to return during thedemonstration.

    A student reported her laptop was stolen from her backpack Oct. 5 but later found it at home, reports stated.

    The student left her backpack on a table in the Student Union Memorial Center food court, 1303 E. University Blvd., at 2 p.m. when she left for class.

    She realized she had left the bag on the table before she left the student union. People were sitting at the table when she returned to pick up the bag.

    When she arrived at her class, she noticed her laptop was not there and reported it stolen to police.

    The student contacted police later to report that she found her laptop at her house.

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

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