POLICE BEAT 4-24-15

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April 16

4:17 p.m. An officer conducted parking enforcement on 15th Street. Five parking citations were issued.

9:35 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the Stewart Stadium parking lot. A verbal warning was issued for failure to use a proper turn signal.

April 17

10:50 a.m. A caller reported a smoking outlet in Blackburn Science Building. The police, Murray Fire Department, State Fire Marshal’s office and Facilities Management were notified. It was determined the smoke was caused by a faulty surge protector and extension cord.

6:05 p.m. The Murray Police Department reported an emergency medical service call at Roy Stewart Stadium. The police and Student Affairs were notified. The patient was transported.

April 18

9:22 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of 16th Street and Ryan Avenue. A citation was issued for disregarding a traffic control device.

7:03 p.m. A caller reported a parking complaint at College Courts. The police were notified and the vehicle was moved.

April 19

2:04 a.m. A caller reported a medical emergency at Lee Clark Residential College. The police and Murray Ambulance Service were notified. The patient refused transportation and a report was taken.

3:20 p.m. A caller requested to speak to an on-call nurse. The on-call nurse was notified.

April 20

4:25 p.m. The Central Heating and Cooling Plant reported the smell of gasoline at Lovett Auditorium. The police were notified. The source of the smell was located and removed.

8:23 p.m. A caller reported a drug complaint at Hester residential college. The police were notified and a citation was issued for possession of marijuana.

April 21

8:47 a.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision with no injuries at Blackburn. The police were notified and a report was taken.

9:09 a.m. A caller reported theft of property under $500 at White Residential College. The police were notified and a report was taken for theft.

April 22

1:17 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at College Courts. A citation was issued for speeding and failure to produce and insurance card.

10:25 p.m. A caller reported a physical altercation at Hart Residential College. The police were notified and a criminal report was taken for assault in the fourth degree.

Call of Fame

April 16, 10:18 p.m. – An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Main and 16th streets. A person was arrested for fleeing on foot and driving on a suspended drivers license for driving under the influence. The driver was cited for failure to use a turn signal.

Racer Assists: 8

Motor Assists: 6

Arrests: 1

Zachary Orr, Assistant News Editor, compiles Police Beat with materials provided by Public Safety and Emergency Management.