Police Beat: 8.26.2011

August 18

  • 12:15 a.m. An officer arrested Jerrod Henson, senior from Murray, for a DUI, disregarding a traffic control device and possession of a controlled substance in the second degree.
  • 11:44 a.m. A caller reported a person attempting to steal food from Winslow Dining Hall. A report was taken.
  • 5:28 p.m. A caller reported a stolen phone in the Industry and Technology Building. A report was taken for theft by unlawful taking less than $500.

August 19

  • 9:04 a.m. A ticket writer reported an unsecure vehicle in Faculty Hall parking lot. An officer was notified and the vehicle was secured.
  • 9:18 a.m. An officer issued a verbal warning for careless driving and an expired insurance card at the 5-Points parking lot.
  • 3:17 p.m. A caller reported a door alarm accidentally activated in the Hart College computer lab. The alarm was reset by the maintenence staff.

August 20

  • 1:03 a.m. A caller reported a smoking ashtray in front of White College. The Murray State Police, Central Plant, Murray Fire Department and state fire marshal’s office were notified.
  • 2:04 a.m. A caller reported a resident had threatened to harm himself in Hester College. An officer was notified and everything appeared normal upon arrival.
  • 10:57 a.m. A caller reported a theft of a credit card in Regents College. An officer was notified and took a report for burglary of the second degree.

August 21

  • 11:55 a.m. A fire alarm was activated due to a mechanical failure at Woods Hall. The Murray State Police, the Murray Fire Department, Central Plant and state fire marshal’s office were notified.
  • 7:51 p.m. A caller reported a fire alarm activation in Hester College. The Murray State Police, Murray Fire Department, Central Plant and state fire marshal were notified.
  • 9:19 p.m. A caller reported a smell of marijuana in Regents College. An officer was notified and a citation was issued  to Blake Bowell, freshman of Indianapolis, Ind., for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

August 22

  • 10:31 a.m. A caller reported a theft of property in the Ruby Simpson Child Development Center. An officer was notified and a report was taken for theft by unlawful taking less than $500.
  • 1:02 p.m. A caller reported damage to a vehicle outside of Fast Track. An officer was notified and a mischief report was taken.
  • 8:44 p.m. A caller reported a medical emergency in Springer College. An officer and an ambulance service were notified and the resident was transported to the hospital by a private vehicle.

August 23

  • 9:18 a.m. A caller reported they were stuck on the elevator of the Applied Science Building. An officer and Facilities Management were notified.
  • 7:52 p.m. An officer issued a citation to Abdulaziz Almuaibed graduate student from Findlay, Ohio, for following an emergency vehicle too closely and not having an operator’s license or vehicle registration.
  • 8:32 p.m. Racer Patrol reported that the Crisp Soccer Complex  was unsecure. An officer and building coordinator were notified.

August 24

  • 8:17 a.m. An officer issued a verbal warning or disregarding a stop sign and failure to wear a seat belt in Regents College parking lot.
  • 12:12 p.m. A caller reported a medical emergency in Franklin College. An officer and Murray Calloway EMS were notified. The patient refused treatment.
  • 11:04 p.m. A caller reported keys were locked inside a vehicle in the 16th Street Upper parking lot. An officer was notified and the vehicle was opened.

Motorist assists – 0
Racer escorts – 9
Arrests – 1

Call of Fame

August 23

  • 8:38 p.m. A caller reported three students trick-riding skateboards in front of Lovett Auditorium. An officer was notified and spoke with the students about the University policy forbiding recreational skateboarding.

 

Assistant News Editor Haley Russell compiles Police Beat with materials provided by Public Safety. Not all dispatched calls are listed.