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    An employee told police that her Zone 1 parking permit was stolen Jan. 17, reports stated.

    She told police that the permit was taken from inside her car some time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 12 in a Zone 1 parking lot near N. First Street and E. Vine Avenue.

    She also told police that her car had been unlocked.

    A student was arrested for shoplifting at the UA Bookstore, 1209 E. University Blvd., Jan. 16, reports stated.

    At 10:43 a.m. bookstore security detained a man for stealing a silver ballpoint pen worth about $20.

    The student was cited and released. He was also told not to return to the bookstore.

    A student’s bicycle was stolen from the north side bicycle racks at the Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., Jan. 16, reports stated.

    The student told police he may not have locked the bike with his U-lock, but the lock was on the frame of the bicycle.

    He had last seen the bicycle Jan. 11 or Jan. 12 and noticed it was missing Jan. 16.

    He said his student ID number had been engraved on the bike frame in several places and that his mother would be able to provide police with its serial number.

    A woman’s vehicle was impounded after she drove without a license Jan. 16, reports stated.

    The woman was stopped by police because her vehicle had no insurance and her license plate had expired.

    She told police that she was never issued a driver’s license from any state, and she gave police her Arizona ID card.

    She was cited and released.

    A man was arrested for speeding and driving without a license Jan. 16, reports stated.

    The man was driving more than 50 mph northbound on Stone Avenue near E. Limberlost Road.

    The man did not have a license and said his brother let him drive the car so he could buy school supplies.

    The man was cited and released, and the car was impounded.

    A man was driving 63 mph in a 30 mph-zone Jan. 16, reports stated.

    Police saw the man driving westbound on E. Sixth Street near N. Norris Avenue at 11:03 p.m.

    He said he was speeding because he was going to the University Medical Center to see his newborn godchild.

    He was cited and released for excessive speed.

    A man was cited for driving with expired license plates and driving on a suspended license Jan. 16, reports stated.

    A police officer stopped him because the car he was driving had tags that expired June 20.

    The man said the truck belonged to his father, and that he did not know the plates were expired.

    The man also said “”I don’t have a license. It’s suspended.””

    The man was cited and released.

    An unknown person started a fire at Campbell Farm, 4040 N. Campbell Ave., Jan. 15, reports stated.

    An employee on the farm saw a small pile of smoke under a tree on the property at about 8:35 a.m.

    The employee put out the fire that was made with pine needles under a tree. No evidence was found at the scene.

    A man was cited for failing to appear in court and driving with a suspended license Jan. 15, reports stated.

    The man was stopped by police at E. Helen Street and N. Mountain Avenue because there was a warrant from the Tucson Police Department connected with the vehicle he was driving.

    He was also cited for driving without insurance. The man and his daughter were released at the scene, and the car was impounded.

    A student hit another student’s car in Tyndall Avenue Parking Garage, 880 E. 4th Blvd., Jan. 15, reports stated.

    A student was sitting in his car when another car sideswiped it. The car stopped and the students exchanged information.

    The car that was hit had damage on the driver’s side door and mirror.

    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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