Police Beat, October 30

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A student was cited on the ninth floor of Pearce Hall. The student was found to be in possession of Roman candles. This was considered a misdemeanor because the amount of fireworks was under 1 pound. Follow-up The police confiscated a briefcase from the student’s dorm because they thought it contained more fireworks. This briefcase contained heroin. The student was arrested on Oct. 25 on felony charges and booked in county jail. He is now restricted from campus. Illustration by Jessie Corigliano

Cartoon man with fireworks and briefcase
A student was cited on the ninth floor of Pearce Hall. The student was found to be in possession
of Roman candles. This was considered a misdemeanor because the amount of fireworks was under 1 pound.  Follow-up
The police confiscated a briefcase from the student’s dorm because they thought it contained more fireworks. This briefcase contained heroin. The student was arrested on Oct. 25 on felony charges and booked in county jail. He is now restricted from campus.
Illustration by Jessie Corigliano

By Amye Ellsworth
Managing Editor
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Oct. 21
Suspicious Circumstance
A student thought they were being videotaped in a Martin Hall bathroom because a phone was lying face up on the floor. Police did not think the person was being videotaped, but rather that a phone was just forgotten on the floor.

Oct. 21
Misdemeanor
A student was cited on the ninth floor of Pearce Hall. The student was found to be in possession of Roman candles. This was considered a misdemeanor because the amount of fireworks was under 1 pound.

Follow-up
The police confiscated a briefcase from the student’s dorm because they thought it contained more fireworks. This briefcase contained heroin. The student was arrested on Oct. 25 on felony charges and booked in county jail. He is now restricted from campus.

Oct. 22
Theft
A backpack was stolen from the science building. The backpack contained a MacBook, cell phone, personal items and a textbook. Police estimated the backpack held about $1,100 worth of items. There are no suspects at this time.

Oct. 22
Dispute
Two children were playing outside of the townhouse apartment complex in Cheney. One child hit another with a bat and said it was an accident. The child’s parent did not believe it was an accident and an argument ensued between the parents of the children.

Oct. 23
Collision
The university police assisted the Cheney Police Department with traffic control after two vehicles collided outside of the computer engineering building. Only minor injuries were reported.

Oct. 26
Cyber-stalking
A woman reported being harassed over the phone by a fellow male student who wished to develop a relationship with her. She asked the man to leave her alone, but he refused. The woman also contacted the EWU Dean of Students, who also contacted the male. When he still refused to leave the woman alone, police cited and released him with cyber-stalking and harassment charges.

Oct. 26
Intoxication
Two men assisted a female student in Streeter Hall who was intoxicated and vomiting in the bathroom. She was not underage but had a blood alcohol level of 0.15. The female was released and sent to Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Oct. 26
Malicious Mischief
Graffiti was reported on the landscaping rock near the computer engineering building around the time of the EPIC rail jam event. The graffiti read: “K713.” There are no suspects at this time.

Oct. 26
Hit and Run
An unattended vehicle in front of Morrison Hall was discovered to have damage to the rear end of the car. There are no suspects at this time.

Oct. 27
Minor in Possession
An underage, intoxicated female student was found hunched over a garbage can on the second floor of Brewster Hall. The student was cognitive, but had a blood alcohol level of 0.18. She was cited and released.

Oct. 27
Minor in Possession
Another underage intoxicated female was cited and released on the second floor of Brewster Hall. Her blood alcohol level was 0.21.

Tip of the Week
Try not to leave your personal items unattended. If they must be left behind, make sure that they contain no valuables, or anything that would entice theft.