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    A rock was thrown through a window in the UA Planetary Lab, 1415 N. Sixth Ave., sometime before early Thursday morning, shattering it, reports stated.

    An employee noticed the damage around 4:30 a.m. and called police.

    Police arrived and noticed there was a hole in the window, although it wasn’t big enough for someone to crawl through.

    No other windows or doors had been damaged.

    A fist-sized rock was found inside the building. The rock matched the landscaping rocks used around the building.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    A UA employee found a bag of clothes Thursday afternoon in a Zone 1 parking lot, 421 N. Cherry Ave., reports stated.

    The clothes were found around 1 p.m. Police found nothing in the bag that could be used to identify the owner.

    The clothes were placed into property for safekeeping, reports stated.


    A man had his skateboard taken away and was cited for trespassing and lying to police Thursday night after police saw him skateboarding outside McClelland Hall, 1130 N. Helen St., reports stated.

    Police noticed the man around 8 p.m. The man was jumping on and off a bottom step with his skateboard.

    Police asked the man for identification and the man said he didn’t have any. The man gave police his name and said there was an “”e”” on the end of his last name.

    Police ran the name and were unable to find a match.

    Police asked the man if he’d been warned for skateboarding before and the man said no.

    Police ran the man’s name without an “”e”” on the end and found a match. The description matched that of the man.

    Police asked the man how his last name was spelled on his driver’s license and the man said with an “”e”” on the end.

    A records check showed the man had been warned about skateboarding on campus before.

    Police asked the man where he lived and the man said he couldn’t remember his address.

    The man was released and his skateboard was impounded, reports stated.


    Black graffiti was found on a green bulldozer Thursday morning at Campbell Farms East, 4040 N. Campbell Ave., reports stated.

    A UA employee said the bulldozer was last seen without graffiti around 1 p.m. on Feb. 20. The graffiti was found around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday.

    A cushion had been thrown from the bulldozer and an oil dipstick had been taken out and thrown.

    The employee said a similar incident of vandalism had happened last semester.

    Police found a black marker lying in the dirt by the bulldozer.

    Police were unable to get prints from the bulldozer or the marker because of the dirt and dust.

    Employees were able to spray off the graffiti with engine cleaner.

    The marker was placed into evidence.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    Two passports belonging to a student were found by a desk clerk at La Paz Residence Hall, 602 N. Highland Ave., Thursday morning, reports stated.

    The desk clerk told police she found the passports while looking through the lost and found box.

    Police looked up the student’s information and left him a message and an e-mail.

    The passports were placed into property for safekeeping, reports stated.


    A student told police Thursday that he had lost his $100 cell phone while tailgating before a football game on the afternoon of Nov. 11 on the UA Mall outside the Meinel Optical Sciences building, 1630 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    The student told police he had already canceled his services and said he just needed to report the lost phone for insurance purposes, reports stated.


    A student lost her $200 silver phone the morning of Feb. 22 at the Harvill building, 1103 E. Second St., reports stated.

    The student told police she last saw her phone around 9 a.m. and said she noticed it was missing a few minutes later.

    The student said she had already canceled her service, reports stated.


    A UA employee’s vehicle was stolen Thursday from a Zone 1 parking lot, 1110 N. Cherry Ave., reports stated.

    The employee told police he parked his car around 9:30 a.m. and said he noticed it was missing around 5 p.m.

    Police found no broken glass or any other evidence in the spot where the employee had parked.

    The employee said his parking permit had been in the car.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    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 http://www.uapd.arizona.edu.

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