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Police briefs

Police briefs are written based on reports from University Police. They indicate preliminary descriptions of events and not necessarily actual incidents.

Suspicious situation

On Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m., officers met with a 19-year-old female resident in University Village West. The resident had a picture on her Instagram account that was being used on an internet site. The female thought she knew who posted it, and officers made numerous attempts to contact him. The resident contacted the site to have her picture removed but as of 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 it has not been removed.

Fire alarm

On Oct. 28 at 6:11 p.m., a fire alarm was triggered in Doan Center. The alarm was for the kitchen area. No fire was found. The alarm was reset.

On Oct. 31 at 6:39 p.m., a student in Mary Jo Brandimore called for the university police department for
a bathroom fire. When the officer arrived, he found the residents’ room filled with smoke. He determined the fire was in the bathroom and used a fire extinguisher to put the fire out. The fire was started from hot ashes that were put in a garbage can inside of the bathtub. Residents did not see or smell the fire until it was too large for them to put out. The fire department arrived and aired out the building. This incident was turned over to student code of conduct.

On Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m., a 19-year- old resident was attempting to toast bread in the oven. When he forgot about it, the toast caught fire, and the resident used the fire extinguisher to put the fire out. Minimal damage was reported.

Domestic assault

On Oct. 28 at 11:41 p.m., officers were dispatched to Living Center South for a domestic assault that had occurred. They contacted a room where others thought the yelling was coming from. The officers did not find any evidence to support

a domestic violence. After exiting the building, they could hear yelling coming from a different room in Living Center South. They contacted the occupants of that residence and discovered that two roommates were having a verbal argument. The incident was turned over to Student Code of Conduct.

Larceny

On Oct. 29 at 9 p.m., a 19-year-old resident reported that her phone was stolen by her ex-boyfriend. The phone was returned while she was filing the report. The incident was turned over to Student Code of Conduct.

Minor in possession

On Oct. 31 at 11 p.m., officers were dispatched to a minor-in-possession party in Mary Jo Brandimore. Contact was made and it was determined that one subject was highly intoxicated. Mobile Medical Response was requested to the scene to evaluate the subject.

The subject was cleared by the medical team and issued a minor in possession citation.

Property damage

On Nov. 2 at 7:08 p.m., officers were dispatched to a car/deer accident on Davis Road and College Drive. Police reported, they found the 21-year- old male student had struck a deer and caused minimal damage to his vehicle.

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