POLICE BEAT: 8-28-15

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Aug. 20

12:52 p.m. A person reported theft of property at Faculty Hall. The police were notified and a report was taken for theft by unlawful taking under $500.
1:31 p.m. A caller reported theft of property. The police were notified and a report was taken for theft of property by unlawful taking under $500.

Aug. 21

12:04 a.m. A caller reported a person laying on the sidewalk outside of the Howton Agricultural Engineering Building. The police, Murray and Calloway County EMTs and Student Affairs were notified. The patient was transported.

10:03 a.m. A caller reported the smell of gasoline at Elizabeth College. The police, Facilities Management and Environmental Safety and Health were notified. The smell was determined to be from material used to seal the roof.

Aug. 22

8:57 a.m. The police attempted to serve a warrant at Hester Residential College. The person was arrested and a citation was issued for failure to appear in court.

1:49 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at 5 Star Food Mart. A citation was issued for failure to wear a seatbelt and failure to produce an insurance card.

Aug. 23

10:24 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the Curris Center parking lot. A citation was issued for failure to wear a seatbelt and failure to produce an insurance card.

5:54 p.m. Public Safety and Emergency Management received a message through the Live Safe app in regards to an assault that occurred off campus. Murray State and Murray city police were notified.

Aug. 24

10:59 a.m. A caller reported information about a faulty personal electronic device in College Courts. The police and facilities management were notified. No threat of fire was located. An information report was taken.

8:36 p.m. A caller reported a medical emergency at Regents Residential College. The police, Murray Ambulance Service and Student Affairs were notified. The patient was transported by the Murray Ambulance Service.

Aug. 25

1:42 p.m. A person  was served a criminal summons and issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid or assistance.

9:27 p.m. An officer conducted a field sobriety test. A person was arrested and escorted to the Calloway County Jail.

Aug. 26

1:21 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of 16th Street and Lowes Drive. A citation was issued for speeding 17 mph over the speed limit.

11:04 p.m. Public Safety received information via the Live Safe app of an alcohol complaint. The police were notified. The person was gone on arrival.

Call of Fame

Aug. 24 11:30 p.m. – A person reported three people with marijuana in the Quad. The police were notified and a report was taken.

Motorist assists –3

Racer assists – 10

Arrests – 2

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

Not all dispatched calls are listed.