Police Beat May 25th

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor

Hit and Run
May 15

An EWU employee reported that a vehicle was lodged in the tennis court fence, causing damage to the fence. The vehicle was found with no driver or passengers and belonged to a male student. The student said he must have forgot to put his car in park, causing the vehicle to roll down the hill into the fence. This is a pending investigation.


May 17

A female student took off her engagement ring in the fitness center around 10 a.m. near the chest machine. She realized she forgot the ring around 3 p.m. and when she went back it was gone. The ring is rose gold with a marquee diamond and worth $1,700. There are currently no witnesses or suspects.


May 18

Two male students were playing basketball in the URC. One male threw the basketball at the other’s face. The male that was struck with the basketball punched the other in the face, causing him to bleed. Neither of them wanted to press charges so they were referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities.


May 24

Around 1 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zone on Washington Street. The officer made contact with the male driver, who appeared intoxicated and smelled strongly of marijuana. The driver was arrested on a charge of DUI.