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Breaking & Entering

On Jan. 11 at 11:51 a.m., officers were sent to investigate a possible breaking and entering of a dorm in University Village. Damage was found to the main apartment door, but officers believed that entry was not gained. None of the roommates had any idea how the door was damaged.

Road Accident

On Jan. 13 at 4:10 p.m., officers responded to a two-car accident on College Drive just east of Bay Road where one vehicle rear ended another vehicle causing minor damage.

Phone Threat

On Jan. 13 at 9:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to lot J-3 for a phone threats report. They met a 19-year-old male student who advised that he befriended a person on Instagram who sent him provocative pictures. He replicated and then the subject requested money or they would post the pictures on all his social media accounts. The student did send a total of $750 to the subject via gift cards. The subject demanded more money. The student contacted University Police who told him to block the subject and not send anymore money.

Property Damage

On Jan. 14 at 9:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to the sidewalk between the Student Center and Merry Jo Brandimore house for a property damage accident. A vehicle struck a light pole and left the scene prior to police arrival.

On Jan. 15 at 3:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to Arbury Fine Arts Center for a destruction to property report. Police determined that bathroom signs had been placed into various toilets. The signs were otherwise undamaged and turned over to SVSU custodial staff.

On Jan. 18 at 11:50 a.m., officers were called to C182 for a malicious damage to property report. An SVSU professor found that someone had ripped down a sound masking curtain in the room. This incident is still under investigation.

On Jan. 20 at 7:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to University Village East parking lot for a property damage report. A 21-year old male resident said he found his drivers side mirror broken off his vehicle. No other damage was reported.

Fire Alarm

On Jan. 15 at 7:16 p.m., officers were dispatched to Living Center South for a fire alarm. Officers arrived and found smoke without flame. A resident student overcooked food in the microwave causing it to burn. The smoke set the entire building into alarm.

Suspicious Situation

On Jan. 16 at 8:32 p.m., officers were dispatched to parking lot J-4 for an instance of multiple subjects kicking vehicles. The subjects were last seen getting into a red Dodge Avenger. The vehicle left prior to officers arriving. Contact was made with the suspects the next day who were all students. One of the subjects admitted to touching but not kicking any cars. No damage could be found on any of the cars police said.

Audrey Bergey

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