POLICE BEAT 1-16-15

Jan. 7

12:01 p.m. A caller requested extra patrols at the CFSB Center. Officers were notified.

4:55 p.m. Officers reported smelling a natural gas odor outside the CFSB Center. Officers, the Murray Fire Department, Murray Natural Gas, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and the State Fire Marshal were notified after. They concluded the weather was causing natural gas to flow through the pipes more slowly, resulting in the odor. There was no threat of a fire.

Jan. 8

8 a.m. An officer conducted a check of a vehicle in the upper parking lot on 16th street Burls Wrecking Service was later notified.

11:26 a.m. A burglar alarm in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building was accidentally activated. Police and the keyholder were notified of the incident.

Jan. 9

10:03 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on Lowes  drive near AT&T. A speeding citation was issued.

11:26 a.m. A caller from Alexander Hall reported that two dogs were on campus. Officers were notified and the dogs were returned to their owner.

Jan. 10

3:03 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious looking person outside of Wells Hall. Officers were notified.

7:02 p.m. Central Heating and Cooling Plant reported an open door inside Lovett Auditorium. Officers were notified.

Jan. 11

12:01 p.m. A caller from the CFSB Center reported a theft of property. The property was later found by the owner.

6:10 p.m. A caller from Roy Stewart Stadium requested to unlock an office. Officers were notified.

Jan. 12

9:12 a.m. A person requested to speak to an officer in reference to a theft that occurred in another jurisdiction. Officers were notified and a report was taken. 

3:32 p.m. A person turned in found property to Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Jan. 13

10 a.m. A caller reported suspicious activity at the Curris Center. Officers were notified and a criminal report for theft was taken.

12:39 p.m. A caller requested a test of the panic alarm system in Winslow Dining Hall. The test was completed at 12:47 p.m.

Jan. 14

11:21 a.m. Parking Enforcement reported an object blocking people’s ability to park in the parking lot on Ryan street. Officers were notified.

2:45 p.m. A called reported being stuck in an elevator in Faculty Hall. Officers and Facilities management were notified.

Call of Fame

Jan. 10, 12:54 a.m. – Officers conducted a check of a person. The person was arrested and cited for alcohol intoxication in a public place.

Motor Assists- 5

Racer Assists- 3

Arrests- 1

Mari-Alice Jasper, Assistant News Editor, compiles Police Beat with materials provided by Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Not all dispatched calls are listed.