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    Police Beat: Sept. 16

    Intoxicated man hits head, visits hospital

    University of Arizona Police Department officers were dispatched to the Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall on Sept. 7 at 12:31 a.m. in reference to an 18-year-old male subject who hit his head on a plate glass window. Upon arrival, police met with a resident assistant, who led them to the man’s room.

    Once inside, officers found the subject lying on his side in his bed and attempted to question him. According to police, the man had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and the strong odor of intoxicants coming from his mouth and body. He was able to tell officers his name and age, but was unable to recall the events of the evening.

    Officers found several witnesses, one of whom was able to tell police what had happened. According to the witness, the man had returned to the residence hall and was attempting to get into the building. In doing so, he lost his balance and fell into the door, breaking the window with his head. He then fell to the ground, striking his head on the concrete. Several unidentified persons helped the man into the building and up to his room. Moments later, the man was found outside of his door, trying to use his CatCard to get into his room, which is secured using a standard keyed doorknob. The man was helped into his room and residents called police to provide the man with medical attention.

    The man was transported via ambulance to University Medical Center. According to hospital officials, the man sustained no major injuries during his fall, but was deemed extremely intoxicated. Police referred the incident to the Dean of Students Office.

    Conspicuous litterbug charged with MIP

    UAPD officers observed a male subject walking near Vine Avenue and Lee Street drinking from a red cup on Sept. 7 at 12:30 a.m. According to police, when the man spotted officers, he threw his cup on the ground. Police made contact with the man, who was identified with his California driver’s license as underage. The man admitted to police that he had been drinking that evening. Officers cited the man on charges of minor in possession and drinking in public. Police also warned the man against littering and released him at the scene.

    Missing key leads to hallway campout

    UAPD officers responded to Coronado Residence Hall on Sept. 7 at 5:39 a.m. in reference to an unknown man asleep in a hallway. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the sleeping man and he identified himself with a California driver’s license. Officers could detect the odor of intoxicants coming from the man’s mouth as he spoke. According to police, the man admitted to drinking that evening at an unknown fraternity house and claimed to only have had a few beers. The man did not know what time he had returned to the residence hall but claimed that he had no room key, so he went to sleep on the floor in the hallway. The man refused medical treatment. Police cited the man on charges of being a minor in possession and released him to his room.

    Wanted man served an injunction

    UAPD officers responded to the intersection of Sixth Street and Park Avenue on Sept. 7 at 9:15 a.m. in order to serve an injunction. Upon arrival, UAPD met with Tucson Police Department officers who had a man in custody. The man was wanted on several outstanding warrants and had been flagged by UAPD in regard to a separate matter. The man was served the injunction against harassment at 9:25 a.m. According to police, the injunction prohibits the man from having any contact with the woman who filed the order. After the order was served, UAPD notified the woman who filed the injunction that the service had been performed.

    Facebook faux pas

    UAPD dispatch received a telephone call on Sept. 7 at 11:06 p.m. from a female student who claimed that she had received a disturbing Facebook message from a “”friend.”” According to the woman, she had met the man during the first week of school. She did not see the man very often and considered him an acquaintance, only because they occasionally messaged each other online.

    She had received a Facebook message from the man that described in detail how he watched her daily routine and waited outside of her dorm room so that he could stalk her. The woman responded back that she felt the message was inappropriate. The man later replied that he had only sent the message because he was taking medication for a recent dental procedure.

    According to police, the woman did not feel threatened by the man’s message and she was not immediately concerned for her safety. She declined to pursue any judicial course of action and she did not want the man to be contacted by police. She did tell officers that if the man threatened or contacted her again she would call the police.

    Thief goes shopping in parked car

    UAPD dispatch received a telephone call on Sept. 7 at 11:42 p.m. in reference to a male student who reported multiple items taken from his vehicle parked outside of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity house at 1339 E. First St. According to the man, he left his vehicle in the parking lot on Sept. 7 at approximately 11:30 a.m. and when he returned at 11:00 p.m. he noticed several items missing from his vehicle. Among the items missing were three pairs of paints, an unknown number of coins and a pair of Nike basketball shorts. According to police, the vehicle showed no signs of forced entry. The fraternity president told police that the parking area is monitored by surveillance cameras and agreed to submit any useful footage to police. Police have no suspects or witnesses at this time.

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