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    Police Beat

    Police respond to theft at McClelland Hall

    Police responded to a call for larceny on Thursday at 5:32 p.m. at McClelland Hall. It was reported by custodial staff that an entry mat adorning the entrance to the business school had been stolen. The carpet, which measured approximately 18 feet long by 10 feet wide, was estimated to have a value of $350. The janitor did not believe that the staff could have moved the carpet and said that the carpet would have taken “”three or four people”” to carry it.

    There are no suspects or witnesses.

    Two students cited for possession of alcohol

    Police arrested two students for minors in possession of alcohol while assisting another case at the Coronado Residence Hall at 12:22 a.m. on Thursday.

    Police had responded to another call, but one of the officers noticed two girls near one of the exits. One girl appeared to be bent over, throwing up, while the other one held her up.

    When the girls saw the police officer they began to move towards the entrance of the dorm. The officer ran around and asked the girls if they were OK.

    One girl replied that they were fine. She said her friend was sick and that they had not been drinking. Both of the girls had bloodshot, red eyes and smelt of alcohol according to police.

    Police asked both girls to sit against the wall behind them in order to prevent them from falling. The officer asked if medics should be called for the girl who was sick, and she responded that she did not need medical attention.

    Neither of the female students had IDs on them but willingly gave the officer their names, social security numbers, birthdates and addresses, proving that they were only 18 years old. Both denied drinking alcohol to the officer repeatedly.

    After some questioning they admitted to drinking earlier in the evening at a fraternity house on Drachman Street, although they could not recall which fraternity it was. One of the girls also said she drank five shots of vodka or tequila, but could not give the number of drinks the other girl had because members of the fraternity “”just kept handing them to her.””

    Both were given various tests to see if there was alcohol in their systems. During the tests, one of the females turned around and threw up in the bushes behind where she was standing.

    Medics were called to respond for alcohol intoxication. Both girls showed signs of alcohol in their systems and were arrested for underage intoxication.

    After the medics released the girl, both were cited, released and referred to the Dean of Students.

    Officers cite man with minor in possession

    A man who was stumbling down Cherry and Helen around 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday was stopped by police officers.

    Police saw the man walking around the streets and pulled over to talk to him. His speech was slurred and he swayed while police questioned him. He identified himself and said he had been drinking at a frat house and had just been trying to walk back to his dorm at Kaibab-Huachuca. He admitted to having drunk five shots of vodka and was cooperative with the police.

    He was cited and released on charges of being a minor in possession of alcohol.

    Student alerts officers to mental distress

    Police responded to a call from a student saying she was having mental issues at 7:05 a.m. on Wednesday near the flagpole on University.

    The student called police asking for help because she felt stressed out and said she had been having panic attacks. She said her panic attacks were related to living so far off campus at the Westgate Apartments. The report also said the student had been vomiting and had not eaten or slept in three or four days due to anxiety about her distance from campus.

    The student was taken to campus health and a notification was sent to the Dean of Students.

    Four students cited for possession of alcohol

    Four females were cited and released on charges of being minors in possession of alcohol at 11:44 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Police stopped the girls when they were seen stumbling around the streets attempting to get into a SafeRide car. One of the girls had a red cup in her hands, reports said. All of the girls had red, bloodshot eyes and smelt of alcohol, and three were cooperative with police. They admitted to drinking alcohol at a fraternity house that evening.

    The fourth girl was having “”mood swings”” and was “”belligerent.”” Reports say she gave the police officers attitude while they questioned her and asked them, “”Why isn’t anyone else getting an MIP?””

    All four were released and referred to the Dean of Students.

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