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    A UA custodian found a wallet containing a possible fake driver’s license Feb. 1 in the Harvill building, 1103 E. Second St., reports stated.

    The wallet contained two Arizona licenses and one Texas license, reports stated.

    The name on the Texas license was the same as one of the Arizona licenses and the business cards, reports stated.

    The Arizona driver’s license showed the subject to be under the age of 21 years old, but the Texas license that bore a resemblance

    to the Arizona picture showed the man was over 21 years old, reports stated.

    Both Arizona licenses were valid, but the Texas license was not, reports stated.Police contacted the man, who told police the wallet was his. The man told police he would pick up the wallet sometime on Feb. 2, reports stated.

    The second Arizona license was returned to the real owner, reports stated.The wallet was placed into property, reports stated.


    Police discovered two backpacks containing 30 beer bottles Thursday on the east side of Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., reports stated.

    A resident assistant reported seeing the backpacks hidden in planters around 10:30 p.m.

    Police took possession of the backpacks and searched them for identification, reports stated.Along with the beer bottles police found a receipt with a student’s name on it, reports stated.The student was listed on www.facebook.com as a resident of Coronado, reports stated.

    Police re-contacted the RA, who provided the student’s room and telephone number, reports stated.

    Police were unable to make contact with the student and left a note informing him his property had been found, reports stated.

    The beer was poured out and the bottles were destroyed, reports stated.

    The remaining items were placed into property and evidence for safekeeping, reports stated.


    A man was booked into Pima County Jail for a misdemeanor warrant from South Tucson after police found him roaming campus at 4:56 a.m. Thursday, reports stated.

    A UA employee reported a suspicious male coming out of the bushes near Bear Down Gymnasium, 1428 E. University Blvd.Police were unable to locate the subject and went to the Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., where they met with the employee who had reported seeing the man, reports stated.

    The employee told police his custodial staff had seen the man roaming the area throughout the night and said the man had run away from employees earlier.

    Police were told the man was in the south elevator of the Integrated Learning Center, 1500 E. University Blvd., and observed a male sitting in the elevator with the doors closed, reports stated.

    The elevator remained on the upper level, reports stated.

    As police approached the man he stood up and pushed the elevator button causing it to descend to the lower level, reports stated.Police walked downstairs and met with the subject as he attempted to exit the elevator, reports stated.The man told police he was locked out of his apartment and had been roaming the campus for several hours looking for a warm place to spend the night.

    The man confessed to urinating in the bushes several times, reports stated.

    A records check showed a warrant had been issued for failure to appear in court, reports stated.The man told police he had been arrested approximately one year ago.

    Police placed the man under arrest and transported him to Pima County Jail, reports stated.


    Police reported finding a roll of film in a patrol vehicle at 6:52 p.m. Feb. 2, reports stated.The officer who found the film requested it be placed into evidence and developed to see if any pictures had been taken.

    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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