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    Police Beat

    A man was arrested for trespassing and cited for drug possession at Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., Jan. 30, reports stated.

    The man overdosed on cocaine in a student’s room in the residence hall around 9 a.m. Jan. 30. He was taken to the University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., for treatment.

    He told police at the hospital that he had taken cocaine around 8 a.m. and heroin the night before. He was cited for possession of cocaine and told not to return to the residence hall.

    Employees at the residence hall saw the man return to the student’s room at 11:23 p.m.

    The student opened the door to police. The student said she and the man were going to sleep. Police had to ask her several times to put on clothing.

    The man said he had returned to gather his clothing, and he said he did not remember police telling him not to return to the residence hall.

    He was arrested for criminal trespassing and booked into Pima County Jail.

    An unknown man broke a window and overturned furniture and garbage cans in the Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., around 12:45 a.m. Jan. 30, reports stated.

    A student told police she was in the courtyard of the residence hall when she saw the man enter the courtyard, prop a door to the residence hall open with a mat and ask her for a cigarette. She told him she did not have any.

    He left the area and then went to the “”old basement”” common room, where she saw him push a couch into a window and overturn several garbage cans.

    He then went up the stairs at the west side of the room.

    The window was broken and police found other couches overturned in the room.

    The student said the man had curly hair and a dark complexion. The student and police searched for the man but were unable to find him.

    A student was cited for underage possession of alcohol after police saw a six-pack of beer in his car Jan. 29, reports stated.

    Police stopped the student’s car at East Fourth Street and North Vine Avenue because his out-of-state license plate registration was expired.

    Police saw the beer behind his seat. He told police he didn’t know how the beer had gotten into his car. There were no passengers in his car.

    He was also cited for driving without insurance.

    An unknown man stole textbooks from the UA Bookstore, 1209 E. University Blvd., Jan. 29, reports stated.

    Bookstore security employees were reviewing surveillance cameras when they saw the man take four textbooks out of the store without paying for them.

    The video showed him sitting in a chair with the books. He then walked to another chair, picked up a blue bag, and left with the items.

    The man appeared to be white, 40 to 50 years old, weighing 170 pounds and five feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing a brown hat and dark clothing.

    The video of the theft was given to police.

    A man was arrested for multiple warrants after police saw him walking through numerous bicycle racks Jan. 29, reports stated.

    A police officer asked the man if he needed any help after seeing him walk through bicycle racks near Coronado Residence Hall, Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall and the Park Student Union. The man said, “”I’m not doing anything wrong.””

    The police officer said it seemed as if he was looking for something and the man said, “”I’m trying to find the library.””

    The police officer said it seemed as if he was looking for a bicycle and the man said, “”I’m not talking to you anymore.””

    A records check of the man’s name showed that he had two warrants from the Tucson Police Department and two from the Pima County Sheriff’s Office.

    The man was arrested. A search of his wallet showed he was in possession of a woman’s driver’s license. The man said he had found the license.

    The license’s owner was called and police left her a message informing her of the found property. The man was arrested and booked into Pima County Jail.

    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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