Police Beat: 9.16.11

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

Sept. 8

12:21 a.m. A caller reported a cigarette urn was smoking in front of Franklin College. An officer, Murray Fire Department and the state fire marshal were notified.
6:04 a.m. Central Plant notified Public Safety of a fire alarm in Elizabeth College. An officer was notified and checked the building. A water pump leak and water were found outside the building.
9:11 p.m. A caller reported several vehicles in the Regents College parking lot had been marked on with chalk. The Murray State Police were notified and an information report was taken.

Sept. 9

12:19 a.m. A caller reported a fight behind Franklin College. An officer was notified and reported it was a verbal argument and not a physical fight.
1:06 a.m. A caller reported an intoxicated person walking to his vehicle at Roy Stewart Stadium. An officer was notified and arrested Joseph Pavlovec, a non-student from Fairview Heights, Ill., first degree of DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
10:08 p.m. A caller reported vandalism to the sixth floor of Hart College. A report was taken for third-degree criminal mischief.

Sept. 10

2:54 a.m. An officer reported an alcohol violation in the rear lot of Franklin College. An officer issued a citation to Austyn Dell, freshman from Malden, Mo., and Dirk Denning,  freshman from Waterloo, Ill., for possession of alcohol by a minor.
1:34 p.m. A caller reported a plumbing problem in the Fine Arts Building. Central Plant was notified.
8:30 p.m. Racer Patrol reported an unlocked door at the Crisp Soccer Complex. An officer was notified and the door was secured.

Sept. 11

3:11 a.m. A caller reported a group of intoxicated people outside of Hart College. An officer was notified.
8:16 p.m. An officer received a housing report concerning an alcohol violation in Hart College. The Murray State Police were notified and a report was taken for possession of alcohol by a minor.
11:22 p.m. An officer reported a medical emergency in Hart College. The Murray Calloway Ambulance was notified and the person was transported by Emergency Medical Services.

Sept. 12

12:44 a.m. A caller reported damage to property at Racer Arena. An officer was notified.
1:08 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a person sitting in a vehicle in the 16th and Upper streets parking lot for several hours. An officer was notified and the vehicle was unoccupied and secured.
11:50 p.m. A caller reported a fire extinguisher missing from Wilson Hall. An officer was notified and the caller was referred to Emergency Management.

Sept. 13

8 a.m. A caller reported a hit and run in the Regents College parking lot. An officer, Murray Police Department and ambulance were notified.
12:31 p.m. An officer reported noncriminal damage to the Carmen Tech Pavilion. Facilities Management was notified.
2:25 p.m. An officer issued a verbal warning for careless driving on Waldrop Drive.

Sept. 14

7:40 a.m. A caller reported theft of property at the Expo Center. An officer was notified and a report for theft by unlawful taking more than $500 was taken.
5:10 p.m. A caller reported he locked his keys inside his vehicle at West Farm. An officer was unable to unlock the vehicle.
5:46 p.m. A caller reported a smoking ashtray outside of White College. An officer, Murray Fire Department, Central Plant and state fire marshal were notified.

Motorist assists – 1
Racer escorts – 0
Arrests – 1

Call of Fame

Sept. 8

9 p.m. A caller reported a confiscated street sign in a room in Old Richmond College. The Murray State Police were notified and a report was taken for theft by unlawful taking under $500.