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    Police Beat

    Police received word of suspicious activity involving a “”chemical rocket”” threat at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21, reports stated.

    Police received a call on an administration line from a man who said he knew a 28-year-old black female who was angry with the UA because she was not accepted to attend classes.

    The female was allegedly on her way to the UA from Cleveland in a tan, two-door Thunderbird with a black male passenger.

    The caller said the duo was armed with “”chemical rockets,”” and that the female was familiar with the area because she was from Arizona. He reported that both the female and the male had just been released from jail.

    UAPD attempted to call the man back on the cell phone number he left but received a message saying the customer was unavailable. UAPD also searched for names and phone numbers matching the descriptions given by the caller and found nothing.

    “”The origin and credibility of this suspicious activity reported is unknown,”” reports stated.

    A male student reported his black cell phone was stolen from the Park Student Union, 615 N. Park Ave., at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 21, reports stated.

    The student forgot his phone at one of the tables on the second floor and returned about an hour later to look for it.

    He looked around the table and checked the PSU lost-and-found without success before reporting the missing phone to police.

    A UA employee’s vehicle was robbed outside the James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., Feb. 21, reports stated.

    At about 2 p.m., the male employee could not find his keys and notified his supervisor. He noticed three “”college-age white males”” standing in the area just before walking to the Arizona State Museum North, 1013 E. University Blvd., to use the bathroom, reports stated.

    When he returned a red bicycle owned by the UA was missing from the car. Items inside the vehicle included a bike light, a blue Jansport backpack, a blue and gray Igloo ice chest, a plaid Dickies coat, a black and gray Adidas coat, a tree pruner and a tree saw.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A male student reported his bicycle stolen outside the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building, 1130 N. Mountain Ave, on Feb. 21, reports stated.

    He said the silver, black and red Schwinn Ranger 21-speed mountain bike, valued at about $150, was taken sometime between 3-4:15 p.m., and his Kryptonite U-lock was also missing.

    The bicycle was not registered with Parking and Transportation Services.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Three men were charged for several violations involving drugs and children at 10 p.m. Feb. 21, reports stated.

    UAPD pulled over a two-door silver Cadillac sedan after spotting the vehicle swerving and driving 5-10 mph under the speed limit going westbound on East Speedway Boulevard, approaching North Mountain Avenue.

    The officer could smell marijuana upon approaching the car window, and the driver’s eyes were red and watery.

    He asked the occupants, including four adult males and three young females, to exit the vehicle.

    The officer inspected the vehicle and found a warm pipe with partially burnt marijuana and a Miller High Life bottle half-full in the vehicle.

    The 18-year-old male driver was charged with aggravated driving under the influence with a passenger under 15 years old, child abuse, driving with a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A 16-year-old male passenger was arrested for a confirmed Tucson Police Department misdemeanor warrant.

    An 18-year-old male passenger was charged with having an open container of spirituous liquor in a motor vehicle and minor in possession.

    The mother of the three female children said she knew the kids were with two of the four men and said UAPD could release them to the fourth male in the vehicle.

    The owner of the car was not involved, and the car was impounded.

    A female student reported a theft at the UA Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd., occuring around 6 p.m. Feb. 21, reports stated.

    Two textbooks, an mp3 player and $20 were reported missing.

    The student’s backpack was stolen while she was in the bathroom and was returned later by another student with the items missing.

    Police have no suspects and witnesses.

    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

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