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Police Beat: April 22

Gambling Problem

A UA student was receiving threatening phone calls and texts from a Korean man, for owing $600.

A University of Arizona Police Department officer spoke with the student on April 14 regarding the phone calls and text messages. The student described the man to be Korean and about 25 years old.

The student state that he had met this man at the Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel and borrowed $600 from him to play blackjack. The Korean man told the student that he had one month to pay him back, by the end of March.

The student started receiving the calls and messages on April 11 and stated that they were all in Korean.

When asked if he had a gambling problem the student replied saying he thinks he does. The officers told the student to speak with Campus Health to get some help and advised the student to file a report.

Craigslist

A UA student was sold a stolen phone through Craigslist on April 14.

The student contacted UAPD, wanting help getting her money back from a man who sold her a stolen iPhone 4 for $80.

The student described the man to be a thin and about 5-foot-6 with dark hair. She didn’t wish to press charges, she just wanted to get her money back.

The officer tried to locate the seller, but has not yet been able to contact him.


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