POLICE BEAT 4-10-15

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April 2

12:55 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Main Street and Hickory Drive. A citation was issued for expired registration and failure to produce proof of insurance.

9:29 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of 15th Street and University Drive. A written warning was issued for going the wrong way down a one-way street.

April 3

9:43 a.m. A caller reported the smell of natural gas at College Courts. Campus police, Murray State Environmental Safety and Health and Facilities Management were notified. It was determined that the odor was coming from the storm drains and was not a threat.

2:00 p.m. A caller reported theft of property. Police were notified and a report was taken for second degree burglary.

April 4

10:02 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at Five Points parking lot. A citation was issued for speeding.

2:09 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Olive and 17th streets. A citation was issued for speeding and driving with an expired license.

April 5

12:45 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Chestnut and 10th streets. A citation was issued for driving with expired registration.

9:38 p.m. A caller reported multiple reckless drivers on Waldrop Drive. The police were notified but the drivers were gone upon an officer’s arrival.

April 6

2:05 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision at the Equine Center. Police were notified, but both parties declined to make a report.

3:20 p.m. Parking Enforcement reported graffiti on the Howton Agriculture Building. Officers and Facilities Management were notified.

April 7

12:18 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Gilbert Graves Drive. A written warning was issued for disregarding a stop sign.

1:18 a.m. A caller requested emergency medical service. Officers, Murray Ambulance Service and Student Affairs were notified.

April 8

8:52 a.m. Officers conducted a follow-up investigation. A citation was issued for possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and possession of stolen property.

3:01 a.m. A caller reported a theft. Police were notified and a criminal report was taken for theft under $500.

Call of Fame

April 7, 2:52 p.m. – A caller reported people sunbathing  on the roof of the concession stand at the intramural fields. The police were notified.

Motor Assists: 13

Racer Assists: 7

Arrests: 0

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