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    Police Beat

    Someone attempted to break into a student’s vehicle March 22 while it was parked at 1233 N. Santa Rita Ave., reports stated.

    The student told police he had been contacted by a friend around 1 p.m., and the friend said he had seen someone trying to break into the student’s vehicle.

    The student moved his vehicle to 1109 E. Helen St. because he felt it would be safer, reports stated.

    Police contacted the student’s friend, who told police he had been sleeping in the vehicle when he woke up to the sound of breaking glass.

    The student’s friend reported seeing a Hispanic male trying to get in through the broken front passenger window.

    The student’s friend yelled and the male ran to a vehicle, got in the passenger door and drove away from the lot, reports stated.

    The damage to the vehicle appeared to be caused by a crowbar, reports stated.

    A student’s $300 BMX bicycle was stolen from the bike racks March 22 at the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    The student told police he had locked his bike to the racks at 1:30 p.m., and when he returned at 3:30 p.m., the bike was gone and he found his lock cut.

    The bike had no brake levers, a broken front brake and no back brake, reports stated.

    The student told police he had seen a black male riding his bike at 4:05 p.m. at Circle K, 995 E. Speedway Blvd.

    The student yelled out that he was on a stolen bike and the male rode away westbound on East Speedway Boulevard, reports stated.

    Police searched the area but were unable to find the male or the bike, reports stated.

    An employee’s $200 gold engraved ring was taken from her desk in the Modern Languages building, 1423 E. University Blvd., sometime between March 20 and March 21, reports stated.

    The employee noticed the ring was missing around 8 a.m. March 21 when she went to put it on, reports stated.

    She told police she must have left the ring on top of her desk on March 20.

    The office door was not locked, reports stated.

    Police told the employee to check local pawnshops for the ring.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.

    A student’s vehicle was “”keyed”” sometime between March 20 and March 21 while it was parked at Babcock Residence Hall, 1717 E. Speedway Blvd., reports stated.

    The student told police she had parked her vehicle at 5:30 p.m. March 20, and when she returned the next day, she saw multiple, deep scratches on the driver’s side door.

    The student told police she believed her former friend might have damaged her vehicle because they had been arguing recently.

    She said her former friend had threatened to key her car and a mutual friend had heard her saying she wanted to pour brake fluid on the student’s vehicle to take the paint off, reports stated.

    The student’s former friend said she didn’t have any information on how the vehicle might have been damaged and said the student had made false accusations against her in the past, reports stated.

    The student said she did not want any more contact with her former friend and police advised the former friend to not contact the student in any way.

    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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