Police Beat 10-10-14

Oct. 2

1:58 p.m. A person reported suspicious activity at College Courts. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

5:27 p.m A caller reported being stuck on an elevator in the Blackburn Science Building. Officers and Central Heating and Cooling Plant were notified.

Oct. 3

8:38 a.m. A person requested assistance with moving vehicles for roadway paving. All vehicles were moved and an information report was taken.

10:40 a.m. A caller reported a sparking microwave in Springer Residential College. Officers, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and the state fire marshal were notified. The microwave was placed out of service and the sparking was caused by a metal item inside the microwave. A fire report was taken.

Oct. 4

7:26 p.m. An officer was advised of a vehicle with a flat tire at the Roy Stewart Stadium parking lot. The owner was notified and an information report was taken.

8:51 p.m. Public Safety and Emergency Management was notified of a structure fire off campus at 14th and Olive streets. Officers and Student Affairs were notified.

Oct. 5

6:59 a.m. Officers received a fire alarm activation at the William “Bill” Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center. Officers, Murray Fire Department and Central Heating and Cooling Plant were notified. The alarm activation was due to a mechanical malfunction.

10:09 a.m. Officers conducted parking enforcement duties at the Roy Stewart Stadium parking lot. Three citations were issued.

Oct. 6

7:42 p.m. A caller reported a fight at the Wellness Center. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

7:59 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious person at the Roy  Stewart Stadium parking lot. Officers were notified.

Oct. 7

9:32 a.m. Officers reported a verbal altercation at the Faculty Hall parking lot. Officers were notified.

11:02 a.m. A caller reported a burn mark in a Regents Residential College elevator. Officers and the state fire marshal were notified.

Oct. 8

2:13 a.m. A person reported a possible fire at Springer Residential College. Officers were notified.

1:49 p.m. Officers reported a swarm of bees on Main Street. Facilities Management was notified.

Call of Fame:

Oct. 7, 2:48 p.m. – A caller reported an abandoned backpack in Wilson Hall. Officers were notified and the backpack was returned to the owner.

Motorists assists – 6

Racer escorts – 4

Arrests – 0

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