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    A man in a ski mask tried to play a prank on a resident assistant in Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St., early Friday morning, reports stated.

    When police arrived around 3:30 a.m., the RA said he had gotten a knock on his door.

    The RA said he looked out the peephole and saw a man in a ski mask with a trashcan filled with water propped up against the door.

    The RA said in January a similar incident had happened to him. The RA had opened the door and the trashcan had tipped over, spilling several gallons of water all over his room.

    The RA said this time he called another RA and together they removed the trashcan and dumped out the water.

    The RA said he tried to find the man who had put the trashcan there. The RA saw a man with a ski mask propped on his head in the sixth floor study lounge.

    The RA said, “”Do you think you’re funny?”” and asked the man what his room number was.

    The man then got up and left the floor, and the RA did not see him again.

    The RA said he could not be positive that the man in the ski mask and the man in the study lounge were the same person, reports stated.


    A man was booked into Pima County Jail Saturday morning after a witness saw him trying to steal a bike parked outside the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    When police arrived around 7:30 a.m., the man said he was picking up his bike.

    The man said he had left it on campus and said he had heard through word of mouth that the bike was still on campus.

    The man said he had bought the bike from a man for $60.

    The U-lock on the bike was damaged. The man said he had pried open the U-lock using a metal pipe because he did not have a key.

    Police were unable to contact the owner of the bike, reports stated.


    A student’s $250 pink and purple mountain bike was stolen sometime between March 2 and March 4 while it was parked at the Koffler building, 1340 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    The student told police she locked her bike with a cable lock around 10:30 a.m. on March 2. She said she returned two days later around 12:30 p.m. to find her bike gone.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses, reports stated.


    Two students were cited for underage drinking early Friday morning after police saw them crossing the street near East Speedway Boulevard and North Cherry Avenue without using a crosswalk, reports stated.

    When police tried to talk to the students around 12:15 a.m., the students turned around and walked the other way.

    Police had to run to catch up with the students.

    The students both had red, watery eyes, slurred speech and smelled like alcohol.

    One of the students told police she had had three shots of vodka and three beers. She said she was wasted and guilty.

    Both students admitted to being under 21.

    The students were released, reports stated.


    A man looking for a warm place to sleep was cited for trespassing early Friday morning at the Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., reports stated.

    When police arrived around 1 a.m., a UA employee said the man was in the game room in Cellar. The employee said he had asked the man to leave earlier in the evening.

    The man told police he wasn’t stupid and said he’d come to the game room because he knew he’d be arrested and he wanted a warm place to sleep.

    The man was booked into Pima County Jail for criminal trespassing, reports stated.


    A student was cited for underage drinking early Friday morning after she walked into Cellar in the student union and fell down, reports stated.

    Police noticed the student around 2:40 a.m. The student had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and smelled like alcohol. The student had scraped her knee when she fell.

    The student’s friend said she had brought the student to Cellar so that the student could get some food and wouldn’t be hung over in the morning.

    The student had to have questions repeated to her several times. The student became upset and started crying.

    The student was released, reports stated.

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