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Police Beat: May 7 – May 21

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor May 29, 2024

Suspicious Circumstance — May 7 At 4:45 p.m. three students reported that they were being stalked by a male whom they shared a common area with in Snyamncut Hall. The accused was contacted, and claimed...

Police Beat: April 23 - May 6

Police Beat: April 23 – May 6

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor May 7, 2024

Welfare Check — Apr. 23 At 10:50 a.m. custodians called Eastern Washington University police because a male was laying unresponsive in a shower on the 6th floor of Pearce Hall. Officers arrived on...

Police Beat: March 22 - April 4

Police Beat: March 22 – April 4

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor April 8, 2024

Welfare Check — Mar. 22 Eastern Washington University Police received a call at 5:48 a.m. about a student who had missed her flight home. The caller expressed concerns about her having a new boyfriend...

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Police Beat: Feb. 23 – March 7

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor March 11, 2024

Suspicious Circumstance — Feb. 23 At 9:30 a.m. EWU police received a report of an intoxicated male in the American Indian Education building parking lot. The man was not found when officers arrived...

Police Beat: February 9th - February 22nd

Police Beat: February 9th – February 22nd

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor February 26, 2024

Tampering with Fire Extinguisher - Feb. 9 At 7:48 p.m. an unknown individual needlessly sprayed a fire extinguisher on the second floor of Morrison Hall before leaving the scene. The spray caused the...

Police Beat: Jan. 30 – Feb. 8

Police Beat: Jan. 30 – Feb. 8

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor February 13, 2024

Domestic Violence Argument – Jan. 30 At 5:45 a.m. a Resident Life Coordinator reported hearing arguing and items being thrown in a dorm in Streeter Hall. EWU Police arrived on scene and recorded in...

The Police Beat Returns!

The Police Beat Returns!

By Isaiah Gessner, Managing Editor February 13, 2023

The police beat makes its return to The Easterner in a week that features an egging to the art building, a variety of civil issues handled, and more.  February 5th At roughly 6 AM the blue light...

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Campus police alert students to be aware of “date rape” drugs

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor November 3, 2022

On Wednesday 11/2/22 campus police sent out an email telling students to be aware of potential dangers on campus and at parties. Three students at local frat parties fell victim to mysterious substances...

Police Beat: Students frightened, robbed and breaking books shelves?!

Police Beat: Students frightened, robbed and breaking books shelves?!

By Isaiah Gessner, Co-Managing Editor May 27, 2022

5/17/22 Damages in JFK Library  A report was called in to the police as it was noticed that someone had broken shelves and table legs within the library. This was the second instance as it has also...

The police have located the suspects and are taking care of the situation.

Is Cheney Getting More Dangerous

By Isaiah Gessner, Co-Managing Editor April 21, 2022

With crime rising across the United States in recent years, many people in the Cheney area have been left wondering if crime has spiked in their own backyard.  An article by The Atlantic ( https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/09/america-having-violence-wave-not-crime-wave/620234/...

Police Beat: Man intoxicated at the bus stop

Police Beat: Man intoxicated at the bus stop

By Isaiah Gessner, Social Media Director March 15, 2022

3/3/22 Cold Assault On Campus Reports of a cold assault were placed on campus. According to police, there are no suspects and the situation remains under investigation. Reports stated that there was...

Police Beat: Drive-by shots

Police Beat: Drive-by shots

By Isaiah Gessner, Social Media Director March 7, 2022

  Cold Assault Near Campus (2/23/22) A cold assault was reported on 900 block and Elm Street near campus. According to police, somebody (likely a student) shot at somebody. There were no injuries...

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