Police Beat, May 8 2013



Illustration by Vania Tauvela

Apr 30 – Classroom disruption

It was reported that a student began repetitively lighting paper on fire with a lighter in a classroom building. Witnesses are being contacted and officers are investigating the situation.

By Linsey Garrison

staff writer

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April 28

2:50 a.m.


A female student visiting from Whitworth University was found highly intoxicated and vomiting in the women’s restroom on the second floor of Dressler Hall. She was transported to Deaconess Hospital.


2 p.m.


A female student in Louise Anderson Hall reported a former boyfriend for harassment.


5 p.m.

Malicious mischief

Two students reported that their cars had been keyed while parked in a parking lot near Brewster Hall. There are currently suspects under investigation.


April 29

11:19 p.m.

Suspicious person

A female student in Louise Anderson Hall reported that a former boyfriend was hanging around her room. Police warned the male student and asked him to leave.


April 30

Classroom disruption

A student repetitively lighting paper on fire with a lighter in a classroom building was reported. Officers are investigating and contacting witnesses.


May 1

4:15 a.m.

Domestic violence

Officers were called to an apartment complex in Cheney for reports of yelling at a residence. A married pair of students were fighting. One male was arrested and booked into jail for fourth degree assault. Alcohol was involved.


12 p.m.


A student reported they had left a textbook worth approximately $50 on a table in the PUB and returned later to find it was no longer there.


May 2

2 a.m.

Reckless endangerment

A student was arrested for an MIP and reckless endangerment for throwing beer bottles from the ninth floor fire escape in Pearce Hall.


May 3

7:20 p.m.


A faculty member reported a student who disagreed with a grade. It was determined no crime was committed.


8 a.m.


Janitors found a student sleeping in the University Theatre Building after hours.


Tip of the Week:

Don’t steal, don’t lie and don’t cheat. Period.