Police Dispatch

Grandma Hercules

West Ina Road and North La Cholla Boulevard, Feb. 21, 10:13 a.m.

The grandson of an elderly woman living in a nursing home said he didn't believe the director's assertions that his 85-pound grandmother broke her hip trying to move a television set, a Pima County Sheriff's Department report said.

The grandson said that a medical technician at The Place of Tucson, 2650 W. Ina Road, found his grandmother lying on the floor with the 70- to 80-pound television set sitting on her bed.

Staff said that she "went into a panic and grabbed the television set," causing her to fall, the grandson added. He didn't see how this was possible.

There was no further information at the time of the report.

Soapy Students

UA Area, March 4, 3:24 a.m.

Residents at a dormitory complained of noise from people using a makeshift waterslide in a hallway during the night, a University of Arizona Police Department report said.

Police found 15 male residents congregating around a large sheet of black plastic, which was covered in soap suds, on the fourth floor of the Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall, 950 E. Fifth St.

Two of the men, who were wet and soapy, admitted to creating the mess in the hallway and cleaned it up. A woman in a nearby room also admitted taking part.

An on-duty resident assistant said the matter would be handled internally, without pressing charges.

The Secret Plant

West Wetmore Road and North La Cholla Boulevard, Feb. 25, 11:27 a.m.

A trailer park manager said she was trying to evict a man and his teenage grandson for growing a marijuana plant on top of their trailer, a PCSD report stated.

The woman said she was convinced that the 66-year-old tenant was allowing his grandson to grow and smoke the marijuana.

The grandfather seemed shocked when told about the woman's charges, the deputy said. The teenager, who was called home from a friend's house, was unable to reach the plant using a nearby chair, corroborating his assertions that he didn't know it was up there, the report stated.

A deputy was unable to determine if the plant was actually marijuana upon inspection, so it was confiscated for evaluation.

No charges were filed.

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