Police Dispatch


Three Points, May 4, 11:05 p.m.

A child set fire to a rack of pork rinds at a store, a Pima County Sheriff's Department report said.

Nobody noticed anyone suspicious near the sales rack or anyone trying to escape the Three Points General Store, 16225 W. Ajo Highway, after the fire was started, the report said.

A customer reportedly pulled the rack outside and was able to extinguish the flames. About six or seven bags of rinds were destroyed.

Surveillance footage showed that a young boy set the fire, a store manager later told deputies. According to the report, the manager said he thought it would be "a good idea to have a heart-to-heart talk" with the boy, whose mother was likely a regular customer.

A Bad Trip

UA Area May 14, 3:41 a.m.

A woman who was reported missing turned up at a fraternity house, where she allegedly slapped a fraternity member after asking an unusual question about his "reality," a University of Arizona Police Department report stated.

Police were searching for the woman, who had been missing for about an hour, when they got a call that a drunken female matching her description had assaulted a member at the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity House, 1645 E. Second St.

The alleged assault victim said the woman came to the house with a large group of his fraternity brothers and went upstairs while he played his guitar in the front room.

Nearly an hour later, she walked downstairs seeming "very disoriented," the member said.

He told an officer that she walked over to him and asked, "What is your reality?" He said she then slapped him twice on the left cheek with an open hand.

The member said he asked her to leave, and she complied. He told police he didn't want to press charges.

The woman was released to her brother after police found her in front of the fraternity house.

Gotta Go

East Sunrise Drive and North Swan Road, May 6, 3:05 p.m.

An administrator at Catalina Foothills High School reported a track-and-field athlete for urinating in a soda bottle, after his coach refused to stop the bus they were traveling on so he could use the restroom, a PCSD report said.

The coach reportedly told the 18-year-old student that he should have gone to the restroom before they left the school. The teen said he couldn't wait any longer and used the bottle, the coach told the administrator.

No complaints were recorded from anyone on the bus about the athlete urinating in the bottle, the administrator said, adding that the school was nevertheless taking disciplinary action against him.

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