Police Beat

By Claire Simpson, art director

September 14

11:15 a.m.


A resident of Morrison Hall discovered that her bicycle had been stolen from a rack outside of Morrison Hall. She had last seen it the night before, and found that the chain it had been secured with had been cut through.


September 16

2:08 a.m.

Sexual Assault

An attempted sexual assault occurred at an apartment building on N. 11th Street. Both individuals reside in the building, and the perpetrator has had previous contact with the police.


September 18

2:15 a.m.


Officers found an underaged student sleeping on the steps leading to the Tawanka loading docks. After having some difficulties waking him, they determined that he was highly intoxicated. He was slurring his speech and nodding off while they were talking to him. Medical personnel cleared him to return home safely, and he was cited with for a minor in possession.


September 18

8:04 a.m.

Malicious Mischief

It was reported that the east lawn of Showalter Hall had been driven through multiple times, tearing up the grass. There are no leads or suspects.


September 18

9:58 p.m.

Traffic Stop

An officer stopped a blue Nissan on the 900 block of Washington Street for a burnt-out headlight. When the driver’s license was run, it was found to be suspended in the third degree. She was cited and released.


September 19

3:36 p.m.


During the football game, a university employee reported two intoxicated women near the south exit of Roos Field. They smelt of alcohol and were having difficulties keeping their balance, with BACs of .127 and .223. One was cited with a minor in possession, and the other was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities.


September 20

11:06 p.m.


A Brewster Hall CA smelled marijuana outside of a room and alerted the authorities. His eyes were red, and he admitted to having just returned from smoking outside. He was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities and .6 grams of the drug were taken from him.


September 21

1:30 a.m.

Sexual Assault

The perpetrator met the victim at the university event REC-Splosion and attempted to touch her over her clothing in the lobby of Morrison Hall. The act was witnessed by others in the room, and the perpetrator turned himself in. He was cited for indecent liberties with sexual motivation.