Police Beat: Aug. 26

Blame it on the alcohol

A University of Arizona Police Department officer arrived at Villa del Puente Residence Hall around midnight on Tuesday in response to a report of an intoxicated resident. When the officer arrived, paramedics from Tucson Fire Department were already attending to the woman, who was sitting on her bed and vomiting into a trashcan. The woman’s speech was slurred and incoherent and the officer could smell alcohol on her breath. She could not balance on her own. After paramedics evaluated her, the woman was taken to University Medical Center via ambulance for extreme intoxication. The officer was unable to interview the woman due to her state. The woman’s parents were notified and she was referred to the Dean of Students Office.

One girl, four cups

A UAPD officer responded to a call around 2 a.m. on Tuesday about an intoxicated woman throwing up at Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall. Paramedics from the Tucson Fire Department treated the woman at the scene. The officer read the woman her rights and she agreed to answer questions. He asked if she had been drinking and the woman said yes. She said she drank about four cups of hard liquor mixed with something clear. The woman said she drank off-campus but didn’t know where she had been or who gave her the alcohol. She admitted to breaking the law and she was cited for minor in possession.

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Sneaky student savors scenery

A police aide noticed a man peering into cars on the fifth level of the Sixth Street Parking Garage at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. When the aide approached him, the man said he had just parked his car and was about to go down the stairs. He left quickly. The aide later noticed the same man wandering inside a parking lot near Sixth Street and Santa Rita Avenue. The aide spoke to the man again who changed his previous answer and said a friend had dropped him off in the garage. He then admitted to lying to the aide. A UAPD officer was called to assist with the situation. The man admitted again to lying and said he knew it was wrong. He said he was walking through the garage to enjoy the view from up there. He denied looking into cars. The man identified himself as a student and was given a code of conduct violation for lying to police personnel.

Jumping Jaguar jacked

A UAPD officer responded to a report of larceny on Tuesday at 5 p.m. The officer spoke with a woman who said her hood ornament had been stolen off of her car while it was parked on Vine Avenue sometime between 9 p.m. on Monday and noon on Tuesday. The ornament was a silver jumping jaguar and was valued at approximately $500 to $1,000. When the woman returned to her car, she noticed a lot of empty beer cans in the area. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.


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