Police Beat

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Friday, November 6, 2009
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ASU Police reported the following incidents Thursday:

  • Two 18-year-old males were arrested early Monday morning on the 500 block of East Veterans Way on suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, police reported.

    Both were transported to the ASU Police Department for processing and were released, according to a police report.

  • Early Sunday morning at Vista Del Sol on the Tempe campus, police found a bag containing a green, leafy substance outside a building, police reported.

    The substance was later identified as marijuana and impounded for destruction, according to a police report.

Tempe Police reported the following incidents Thursday:

  • A 23-year-old Phoenix man was arrested late Wednesday night on the 1300 block of West Southern Avenue on suspicion of giving false information to law enforcement, police reported.

    The man crossed Priest Road and stopped two vehicles that had the green light, according to a police report.

    Upon contact the man lied about his name to conceal three outstanding warrants for his arrest, police reported.

    He was transported to Tempe City Jail on one count of giving false information, one count of obstructing a roadway and the three outstanding warrants, according to a report.

  • Three Glendale women, ages 23, 25 and 38, were arrested Wednesday night at Interstate 10 and Broadway Road on suspicion of shoplifting, police reported.

    The women were reportedly seen by loss prevention crews at Arizona Mills Mall selecting and concealing items from a store and leaving without paying for them, according to a police report.

    Investigation revealed the women reportedly shoplifted from three other stores with the intent to resell the items, police reported.

    All three women were transported to Tempe City Jail on counts of organized retail theft and shoplifting, according to a report.

  • A 22-year-old Coolidge woman was arrested early Wednesday morning on the 500 block of South Roosevelt Road in Mesa on suspicion of stealing a vehicle, police reported.

    The woman was found driving a vehicle confirmed as stolen with a broken back window, according to a police report.

    She gave a false name to police and was later identified by her home address, police reported.

    When confronted, she admitted to lying about her identity but claimed she did not know the car was stolen despite the back window being broken, which is how police believe the thief entered the car, according to a report.

    The woman was transported to Tempe City Jail on one count of theft of means of transportation, one count of failure to identify, one count of giving false information to law enforcement and one count of driving on a suspended license, police reported.

Reports compiled by Nathan Meacham. Reach the reporter at nathan.meacham@asu.edu.