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    A woman’s 2003 Acura was reported damaged while parked in the Park Avenue Garage, 1140 N. Park Ave., June 12.

    The woman said she parked her car at 11:30 a.m. and returned three hours later. She noticed a dent and chipped white paint along the driver’s side panel. She said she did not remember who was parked nearby.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A woman was stopped by police near North Campbell Avenue and East Sixth Street for driving 15 miles over the speed limit June 12.

    When asked for her license and registration, the woman told police her license was suspended and that she drove because her boyfriend had called her.

    The officer cited her with a criminal traffic violation.

    Police responded to a report about a verbal argument on North Euclid Avenue and East Second Street, June 12.

    Upon arrival, police saw several females standing near a maroon van. Two of them began chasing each other.

    Another woman told police that the two women were under her supervision at La Paloma Family Services. She said she was driving the van when one of the women told the other to shut up. The two got in a verbal argument and then jumped out of the van and continued to bicker.

    One of the women pushed and shoved the other, and their supervisor contacted police when the fight became physical.

    No charges were filed, and the women were released to their supervisor.

    A UA employee’s vehicle was damaged while parked at the Main Gate Garage, 815 E. Second St., June 11.

    The window was shattered, but no evidence was left at the scene.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Someone discharged a fire extinguisher inside Bear Down Gym, 1428 E. University Blvd., around 10 a.m. June 11.

    A UA custodian told police he saw someone use the fire extinguisher around 6 a.m. When police arrived, the custodian had cleaned up the mess, and no evidence was found.

    Police have no suspects.

    A woman’s Jeep Wrangler was broken into at 1050 N. Vine St., at 8:45 a.m. June 11.

    The woman told police she returned to her car at 11 a.m. and noticed that the key slot on the driver’s side and the ignition had both been punched out. The steering column was also broken. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle but it would not start. No prints or evidence were left at the scene.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A UA employee reported a stolen bike near Coronado Residence Hall, 822 E. Fifth St., June 10.

    The man said he borrowed the bike from a coworker on June 9 before locking it to a bike rack in front of the dorm. When he returned at 6:30 the next morning, he found that the bike, lock and cable were all missing.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police responded to reports about a suspicious man staring at bikes near the Park Student Union, 615 N. Park Ave., June 9.

    A witness first noticed the man peering at the bike racks near Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 910 E. Fifth St. He then saw the man hovering over the bike racks at the union.

    Upon arrival, the officer realized he responded to a call about the same man who was in possession of a red bike an hour earlier on Euclid Avenue and University Boulevard.

    The man told police he left the red bike on the east side of the Park Student Union. Police found a blue bike parked beside it, with the front wheel, fork and handlebars missing.

    The witness told police he didn’t see the man steal the parts, but did see him hovering over the blue bike.

    The man told police he stole the bike parts because he needed new ones. Police searched him and found a bike dismantling device in his back pocket.

    The man was arrested for theft and booked into Pima County Jail.

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