Police Beat: 8-22-14

Aug. 13

6:51 a.m. Racer Patrol advised Murray State Police of an abandoned golf cart outside the Lowry Center. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

11:42 p.m An officer conducted a traffic stop at 121 North and Coldwater Streets. A citation was issued to the driver for failure to wear a seatbelt. The passenger was arrested on an outstanding warrant and was taken to Calloway County Jail.

 

Aug. 14

8:20 a.m. A caller reported a residential college flag missing. The Housing Office was notified.

11:22 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle accident with no injuries at White Residential College. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

Aug. 15

7:17 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the Business Building parking lot. A citation was issued for driving on a suspended license.

8:51 p.m. A caller reported the smell of gas at Hart Residential College. Officers, Murray Fire Department, Central Heating and Cooling Plant, Murray Gas and the State Fire Marshall were notified. A report was taken.

 

Aug.  16

12:01 p.m. A caller reported a sparking outlet in the 300 block of College Courts. Officers, the Murray Fire Department, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and the State Fire Marshal were notified. A report was taken.

4:57 p.m. The Murray Police Department was notified of a medical emergency at the Volleyball Courts. Officers and Murray Ambulance Services were notified. The patient was transported and a report was taken.

 

Aug. 17

3:46 a.m. Officers conducted a check of a person on North 12th Street. The person was arrested and transported to Calloway County Jail for alcohol intoxication in a public place. A report was taken.

9:09 p.m. A caller reported a smoke detector activated at Springer Residential College due to a hair dryer. Officers were notified and no threat of fire was found. An information report was taken.

 

Aug. 18

4:42 p.m. A caller reported a theft of property from a vehicle from Alexander Hall. Officers were notified and a report was taken for theft of under $500 by unlawful taking from a vehicle.

6:12 p.m. A caller reported the smell of marijuana at Hart. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

 

Aug. 19

2:47 p.m. A caller reported an unauthorized company selling products on campus at Winslow Dining Hall. The caller was referred to Student Affairs.

6:12 p.m. A caller reported the smell of natural gas at the Old Fine Arts Building. Officers, Central Heating and Cooling Plant, Murray Fire department, Murray Gas and the State Fire Marshall were notified and a report was taken.

 

Call of Fame

Aug. 17, 3:56 p.m. – A caller advised of a person passed out on a bench at Elizabeth Residential College while waiting on a friend. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

 

Motorists assists – 8

Racer escorts – 1

Arrests – 2

 

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