Police Beat: April 21
A UA student was diverted through the Dean of Students Office for smoking marijuana on the west side of Arizona Stadium on April 12.
A University of Arizona Police Department officer went to the stadium at around 1:30 a.m. after receiving a report that people were smoking marijuana on picnic benches there.
As the officer identified the three students, he could smell burnt marijuana and noticed a joint lying on the ground. The officer placed the joint on the table as another officer interviewed the three students.
After confirming that they knew what diversion was, the three students were diverted to the Dean of Students for possession of marijuana.
A UA student was diverted for minor in possession of alcohol on April 12.
A UAPD officer went to the Biological Sciences West building at 5:13 p.m. after receiving a report that someone in the area appeared highly intoxicated.
The officer found the reported person on the north side of Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall. He was staggering heavily and was unable to walk in a straight line. The officer instructed the student to sit down on the sidewalk and assisted him.
The student rolled backward into a bush as he tried to stand up, and the officer helped him to an upright position.
The student’s eyes appeared red and watery, his lips were dry and his speech was very slurred. When asked if he had been drinking, the student said he had only had a few beers.
Medical personnel came to evaluate the intoxicated student and said he was fine to go back to his room in Coronado Residence Hall if a friend could come to take him and watch over him for the night.
A friend came and escorted him to his room, and a Dean of Students Office referral was completed for the intoxicated student.