April 4, 2011 —
Police briefs are written according to reports from University Police. These indicate preliminary descriptions of events and not necessarily actual incidents.
Minor in Possessions
• At 10:20 p.m. Thursday, March 24, officers were called to Living Center North because of a marijuana odor. When they arrived, they talked to a male resident who denied smoking. He allowed them to look around the room. Officers found a duffle bag containing pills, a scale and baggies of marijuana, and he was arrested. Later, a female student admitted it was her duffle bag. A warrant will be sought for her.
• At 6:45 a.m. Thursday, March 24, a male student from the First Year Suites called police admitting he smoked too much marijuana and needed to go to the hospital. MMR was called and the case is being handled internally.
• On Monday, March 21, police found more stolen property from the male student taken to jail last week. Through investigations, officers found a pawn slip for an iPod. After they interviewed the male, he admitted it was stolen. Officers discovered it was the iPod reported stolen back in December. Warrants will be sought for the student.
• Between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, a female student’s purse was stolen from a computer lab in Curtiss Hall. She realized she left it there and it was gone when she returned to the lab. Suspicious Situation
• At 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, a professor called police because a student hadn’t been to class for several weeks. Officers contacted the student’s father who said that he just talked to his son yesterday. The student had been skipping class.
• At 12:43 p.m. Friday, March 25, a Papa John’s employee called police because four male students were being loud and obnoxious and harassing customers. When officers arrived, the students were belligerent and were asked to leave. The case is being handled internally.
• At 2:17 a.m. Saturday, March 26, police received a call from central dispatch that a SVSU student fell from the second floor balcony at the Townhomes. When officers arrived, the resident was throwing up and his head was bleeding. The 21-year-old male was taken to the hospital. Alcohol was a factor in the fall.
• At 4:10 p.m. Saturday, March 26, a male student approached police and said there may be a warrant out for his arrest. Officers checked and there were charges from Saginaw County. He was arrested and taken to jail
• At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, a male resident from Living Center North reported that he has been receiving harassing calls for the past two weeks and a letter was just put under his door. Officers reviewed surveillance tapes and contacted the male who left the note. He admitted to the note but not to the phone calls. The case is being handled internally.