Police Blotter

April 23

Officers were sent to Putnam Residence Hall at 12:28 p.m. when two roommates got into a physical altercation over a cell phone dispute. No charges have been filed at this time, but the case has been sent to the County Prosecutors Office and the Department of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

A student reported his or her bicycle stolen from Pray Harrold at 6:48 p.m. The student left the bicycle, outside and unlocked, for five hours and found it missing when he or she returned. The case remains open.

April 24

Police performing a traffic stop near Ballard Street and Washtenaw Avenue, at 1:31 a.m., discovered the driver had warrants out for his or her arrest. The suspect was arrested, cited for possession of marijuana and taken to Washtenaw County Jail.

A student reported that his or her vehicle was broken into at 5:19 p.m. The student’s vehicle, which was parked in the EMU Parking Structure, had a faulty window that could not be rolled up the entire way. An iPod was stolen from the student’s vehicle, and police are investigating the incident further.

April 25

Officers were sent to Phelps Residence Hall at 12:32 a.m. Five students, who are minors, were found to be in possession of alcohol. The Officers confiscated the alcohol and no charges were filed. The students may face disciplinary action under the Code of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

Police responded to a call from Walton Residence Hall when a suspect accidently discharged pepper spray in the lobby at 12:48 a.m. The suspect was cited for minor in possession and referred to the Department of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

Officers performed a traffic stop at Michigan Avenue and Washington Street at 2:29 a.m. The driver was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and lodged at the Washtenaw County Jail.

Administrators at the Student Center reported that they were the victims of fraud at 11:19 a.m. A suspect issued the Student Book Store a check from a closed bank account. Police are investigating the matter further.

A student reported that he was the victim of larceny at 3:15 p.m. The student left his room to go down the hall briefly. The student returned to his unlocked room in Pittman Residence Hall, to find his laptop and iPod stolen. Police have no suspects at this time.

Officers were sent to Walton Residence Hall, at 7:07 p.m., because of the suspected marijuana use. The student admitted to smoking marijuana in the dorm room earlier and was not cited. The student may face disciplinary action under the Student Code of Conduct and Community Standards.

A student reported that his or her vehicle was broken into at 7:32 p.m. The student’s vehicle was parked in North Campus Lot One between April 20 and April 25. When the student returned to his or her vehicle he or she discovered his or her iPod and DVD/CD player stolen. Reporting officers found all four doors of the vehicle unlocked and no sign of a break in. Police are investigating the incident further.

April 27

A driver, leaving the Convocation Center at 11:25 a.m., was observed hitting a parked car with his or her vehicle without stopping. The driver was cited for failure to stop and identify.
Officers were sent to Phelps Residence Hall at 10:09 p.m. because of suspected marijuana use. Two students admitted to smoking marijuana to the officers, and turned over a small bag of narcotics and a pipe. No charges were filed, but the matter has been sent to the Department of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

April 28

A witness found a cashbox in the trash near the Alexander Music Building at 1:07 a.m. The cashbox was stolen from the band department, but no contents were missing from the stolen cashbox. The case remains open and police are investigating the matter further.

A student reported that her book was stolen from a classroom within the College of Business at 1:18 p.m. The student left her book in the classroom unattended on March 10, between 1:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. When the student came back to the classroom, she discovered her textbook missing. The case remains open.

Two female students reported being the victim of assault and battery at Wise Residence Hall at 7:39 p.m. The students were helping a friend move from his dorm room, and reached up on a shelf to retrieve a baseball hat, when a cup of urine hidden inside the hat overturned and splashed the victim’s faces and bodies. Police are investigating the matter further.

April 29

Officers patrolling near Ballard Street and Emmet Street, at 1:13 a.m., discovered two individuals arguing in the middle of the road. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that one of the suspects had three outstanding warrants for his arrest; two from the Eastern Michigan University and one from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect with the outstanding warrants was arrested and transported to the Washtenaw County Jail, and the other suspect was released.

A student reported her cell phone stolen at 12:39 p.m. The student was walking along the path behind the lake house and noticed she had lost her cell phone at some point. The case remains open.
Housing Staff at Wise Residence Hall reported malicious destruction of property at 3:42 p.m. The staff noticed damage to a shelving unit and burn marks on a desk chair cushion from a now vacant dorm room.

Housing Staff at Wise Residence Hall reported malicious destruction of property at 5:16 p.m. The staff discovered damages to a desk drawer in a former student’s room.

Patrolling officers near Ballard Street and Emmet Street observed a suspect drinking alcohol at in public at 6:51 p.m. The suspect was cited for possession of open intoxicants in public.

April 30

A student reported his bicycle stolen from the Bowen Field House at 12:34 a.m. The student went inside the Field House briefly, and discovered his bicycle stolen when he exited the building. Police are trying to identify the suspects using video footage.

Officers performing a traffic stop ear the Putnam Street Parking Meters, at 9:33 p.m., discovered a student in possession of marijuana. No citations were issued, but the student may face disciplinary action under the Student Code of Conduct and Community Standards.


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