February 21, 2011 —
Police briefs are written according to reports from University Police. These indicate preliminary descriptions of events and not necessarily actual incidents.
• At noon Thursday, Feb. 10, campus police received a call notifying them that a student’s car was on fire in J-3 lot. Kochville’s fire department arrived, but the student put the fire out with snow. The fire started after the student attempted to jump start his car.
Hit and run
• Between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, a hit and run occurred in D-lot. The student found a scratch on the driver side rear door.
Minor in possession
• At 3:17 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, the resident director from Living Center North called campus police after watching a possible drug deal take place in the lobby. When campus police arrived, the students had dispersed. Police reviewed the video footage from the security cameras and saw a student put a baggie into the Goodwill bin. Officers also saw the students place a book bag in the second floor laundry room. Officers found the baggie of marijuana in the bin, but the book bag was gone. They contacted the student who put the baggie into the bin and he admitted it was marijuana. The case is being handled internally.
• At 2:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, a resident from Living Center North contacted campus police after her roommate threatened her after saying not to come back into the room. Campus police made contact with the female roommates and the case will be turned over to the Housing office.
• At 11:35 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, a student set off the fire alarm in his apartment after he burned an egg on his stovetop. Members of the Kochville fire department arrived to check on the situation, but there was no fire when they arrived.
• At 2:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, Student Conduct called campus police after the resident director from Living Center North saw a student in the building who had previously been told to not be on campus. Campus police saw the suspect on video footage and the warrants will be sought for her arrest.
• On Wednesday, Feb. 16, a male went to campus police because he wanted to check on the well-being of his girlfriend. Campus police took his information and when they ran his name, there were three warrants out for his arrest. Campus police arrested him and took him to jail.
• On Tuesday, Feb. 15, a male student called campus police and reported that his ex-girlfriend put a personal protection order on him, which presented a problem as they have a class together. He asked officers what to do. Officers informed him he must follow the rules and leave when she walks into class.
• At 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, the resident director from Living Center North called campus police because a male student was refusing medical attention. He had an allergic reaction to shellfish and needed medical attention. Campus police arrived, but the student had already agreed to go to the University Health Center.
• Between Feb. 11 and Feb. 14 $100 was stolen from a second floor office in the Ryder Center. The money was discovered stolen by a staff member and the case is still under investigation.