Police Beat: 4.4.14

March 27

8:11 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious package in the Howton Agricultural Engineering Building parking lot. Officers were notified and the scene appeared normal when they arrived.

8:29 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle near Alexander Hall. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

 

March 28

5:10 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious person near College Courts. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

11:39 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle accident without injuries by the Wellness Center. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

March 29 

12:36 a.m. A caller on Olive Boulevard reported damage to Murray State property due to a drunk driver. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

8:01 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on 14th Street and Olive Boulevard. A written warning was issued for disregarding a stop sign and not having a license in possession.

 

March 30 

6:22 p.m. A caller at Elizabeth Residential College reported hearing gunshots. Officers were notified. It was discovered that the noise heard was caused by a soccer ball being run over. A report was taken.

7:08 p.m. A caller reported a theft from their dorm room in Hart Residential College. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

March 31

12:34 p.m. A caller reported suspicious­ activity in the dorm circle. Officers were notified but everything appeared normal.

10:42 p.m. Racer Patrol reported suspicious activity outside of the Industry and Technology Building. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

April 1

2:27 a.m. A caller from White Residential College reported suspicious activity in the parking lot. Officers were notified, but no contact was made with the individuals.

11:39 p.m. A caller reported a theft from their vehicle in the Hart parking lot. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

April 2

12:11 a.m. A caller reported a noise complaint in the 1100 block of College Courts. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

6:30 p.m. A fire alarm was activated in Old Richmond Residential College. Officers and the Murray Fire Department were notified. It was discovered that the fire alarm activation was due to a mechanical malfunction.

 

 Call of Fame

April 1 – 4:56 a.m. A caller from Hart reported a raccoon in the stairwell. Officers and Central Heating and Cooling Plant were notified. The report was referred to another jurisdiction.

 

Motorists assists – 3

Racer escorts – 4

Arrests – 0

 

Ben Manhanke, Assistant News Editor, compiles Police Beat with materials provided by Public Safety and Emergency Management. Not all dispatched calls are listed.