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Elizabeth Leggett March 27, 2015 News, Police Beat

March 19

11:26 a.m. A person at Five Points intersection reported that an unsupervised child was close to the roadway. Officers and the Murray Police Department were notified and a report was taken.

11:39 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at The Keg on 16th Street. A verbal warning was issued to the driver for having improper equipment on their vehicle.

March 20

11:01 a.m. An officer reported an unsecured door at the Robert E. Johnson Theater. The building coordinator was notified and the building was unlocked and then secured.

8:59 p.m. Racer Patrol reported an unlocked door at Faculty Hall. Central Heating and Cooling Plant was notified. The building was unlocked and then secured. … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT 3-12-15

Elizabeth Leggett March 12, 2015 News, Police Beat

March 5

7:51 p.m. The Murray Police Department reported that a person smelled smoke at the Price Doyle Fine Arts Complex. Officers, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and Murray Fire Department were notified. It was determined the smell was coming from a damaged electrical box outside and away from the building.

10:39 p.m. A caller from Hart Residential College reported a medical emergency. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified. The person was transported by EMS.

March 6

11:24 a.m. A caller requested for the CFSB Center to be unlocked so they could retrieve property. Officers and the building coordinator were notified. The building was unlocked and then secured.

8:37 p.m. A caller from College Courts 700 block reported smelling marijuana. Officers were notified. An information report was taken.

March 7

12:44 p.m. Officers reported a vehicle parked in the dorm circle with its trunk open. The owner was notified.

8:38 p.m. Racer Patrol advised of an unlocked door at Facilities Management. Officers and the building coordinator were notified. The door was locked and the building secured.

March 8

5:25 p.m. A caller from College Courts 700 block reported a parking complaint. Officers were notified and five parking citations were issued.

10:03 p.m. Racer Patrol advised of a suspicious vehicle in the Roy Stewart Stadium parking lot. Officers were notified.

March 9

7:46 a.m. Officers reported unauthorized people in the Hamilton Field parking lot. Officers asked the unauthorized people to leave Murray State property.

11:37 a.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle in the road on 16th Street. Officers were notified.

March 10

1:24 p.m. An officer advised Public Safety of a vehicle with the headlights left on. The owner was notified.

4:03 p.m. A caller from Franklin Residential College requested to speak with an officer about being harassed. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

Call of Fame

March 8, 1:36 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop in Tumbleweed’s parking lot. Burl’s Wrecker Service was notified. Multiple citations were issued to the person. The driver was then arrested and taken to the Calloway County jail.

Motor Assists: 9

Racer Assists: 4

Arrests: 1

Mari-Alice Jasper, Assistant News Editor, compiles Police Beat from materials provided by Public Safety and Emergency Management. Not all dispatched calls are listed.

POLICE BEAT 3-6-15

Elizabeth Leggett March 5, 2015 News, Police Beat

Feb. 27
2 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop. A written warning was issued for missing a headlight and failing to provide proof of insurance.
9:24 p.m. Public Safety  and Emergency Management received a report in reference to a missing juvenile from Mayfield, Ky. Officers were notified.

Feb. 28
1:38 a.m. A person from Regents Residential College reported the smell of marijuana. Officers were notified. Citations were issued for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
9:05 a.m. Officers attempted to serve a warrant to someone at Lee Clark Residential College, but no contact was made with the person.

March 1
9:04 a.m. Officers served a warrant for another jurisdiction to a person at Clark. Subject was arrested and taken to Calloway County jail.
9:59 a.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop at The Keg. A citation was issued for an expired registration plate and failure to provide proof of insurance.

March 2
3:16 p.m. A caller advised of a person skateboarding in the Kentucky-Calloway Ave. parking lot. Officers were notified and gave a verbal warning.
11:24 p.m. Racer Patrol reported a loud noise coming from Price Doyle Fine Arts building. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

March 3
8:37 a.m. A caller from White Residential College reported seeing a suspicious looking person in the parking lot. Officers were notified but upon their arrival the lot appeared normal.
4:23 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop near the Visual Arts Building. A citation was issued for failure to wear a seat belt.

Call of  Fame
1 p.m.  A caller reported an extinguished grill fire in Winslow Dining Hall. Officers, Murray Fire Department, Murray Environmental Safety and Health, Central Heating and Cooling and the State Fire Marshal were notified. The fire suppression system extinguished the fire prior to the arrival of responders. A fire report was taken.
Motor Assists: 1
Racer Escorts: 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.

POLICE BEAT 2-27-15

Elizabeth Leggett February 27, 2015 News, Police Beat

Feb. 19

4:19 p.m. A caller from College Courts- 100 Block, reported a reckless driver complaint. Officers were notified but the driver was gone at the time of their arrival.

8:59 p.m. A caller from Hart Residential College reported a theft of property to Public Safety and Emergency Management. Officers were notified. The theft was  reported as being less than $500.

Feb. 20

8:42 a.m. A caller from Springer Residential College requested a welfare check. Officers and the on call counselor were notified. A report was taken.

10:31 a.m. A caller from Elizabeth Residential College requested an ambulance. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services, on call housing personnel and Student Affairs were notified. The person was transported.

Feb. 21

12:15 p.m. Central Heating and Cooling Plant reported a burst pipe at the A. Carman Animal Health Technology Center. Officers were notified and it was referred back to the Central Heating and Cooling Plant.

12:42 p.m. A caller from Federal Credit Union Bank reported having a smoking outlet. Officers, Murray Fire Department, Murray State Environmental Safety and Health, the building coordinator, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and the State Fire Marshal were notified. A faulty outlet caused the outlet to smoke.

Feb. 22

6:12 p.m. A caller from the Carr Health Building reported that there were unauthorized people in the building. Officers were notified. The people were escorted from the building and the building was secured.

10:05 p.m. Racer Patrol reported a reckless driver at Roy Stewart Stadium. Officers were notified and a written warning was issued.

Feb. 23

12:03 a.m. Public Safety received a general incident reporting form in reference to an intoxicated person at Hester Residential College. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

10:46 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at FiveStar Gas Station. A citation was issued for disregarding a traffic light.

Feb. 24

12:18 p.m. A caller reported a minor motor vehicle collision in the Hamilton Northwest parking lot. Officers were notified and a report was taken. No injuries were suffered.

1:49 p.m. A caller from Springer reported smelling marijuana. Officers were notified and a citation was issued for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Feb. 25

5:04 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision in the Curris Center parking lot. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

6:01 p.m. A caller reported a sparking outlet at the Collins Center for Industry and Technology. Officers, Murray Fire Department, Central Heating and Cooling Plant and the State Fire Marshal were notified. A report was then taken.

Call of Fame

Feb. 22, 8:54 a.m. Officers served a warrant to a person at Hart Residential College. The subject was arrested and taken to Calloway County Jail.

Motorists Assists: 8

Racer escorts: 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.

POLICE BEAT 2-13-15

Elizabeth Leggett February 13, 2015 News, Police Beat

Feb. 5

6:44 p.m. A caller reported smelling smoke at the Wellness Center. Officers, Murray Fire Department, Central Heating and Cooling Plant, and the State Fire Marshal were notified. No smoke or threat of fire was found.

9:21 p.m. Murray Police Department reported a medical emergency. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified. A report was taken and the person was transported.

Feb. 6

1:02 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at Bradley Book Company. A verbal warning was issued for disregarding a stop sign.

1:19 p.m. Facilities Management requested to speak to an officer. Officers were notified and a report was taken for third degree criminal mischief.

Feb. 7

12:16 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of 16th and Main streets. A citation was issued to the driver for not wearing a seatbelt.

12:50 p.m. An officer in the Heritage Hall parking lot was flagged down by someone to report a parking complaint.

Feb. 8

2:38 p.m. A caller reported a sparking outlet in Regents Residential College. Officers and Central Heating and Cooling  Plant were notified. No threat of fire was detected.

10:49 p.m. Racer Patrol reported damage to Murray State property at Jesse D. Jones Hall. Officers and the Central Heating and Cooling Plant were notified.

Feb. 9

8:58 a.m. A caller from Hart Residential College reported a stuck elevator. Officers and Facilities Management were notified.

10:18 p.m. A caller from College Courts advised of a noise complaint. The Housing Office was notified.

Feb. 10

4:28 p.m. A caller from Franklin Residential College reported being harassed. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

5:59 p.m. A caller reported that an individual had collapsed. Officers and Murray Ambulance Services were notified. The person was transported and a report was taken.

Feb. 11

2:59 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision at the CFSB Center. Officers were notified and a report was taken. No injuries were suffered from the collision.

7:35 p.m. A caller from Hester Residential College reported the possible smell of marijuana. Officers were notified but the report was determined to be unfounded.

Call of Fame

4:13 p.m. A caller reported puppies being abandoned. Officers and Calloway County Animal Control were notified.

Motor Assists: 9

Racer Assists: 2

Arrests: 0

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

Not all dispatched calls are listed.

POLICE BEAT: 2-6-15

Elizabeth Leggett February 6, 2015 News, Police Beat

Jan. 30

12:49 a.m. A caller from Hester Residential College reported a noise and alcohol complaint. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

5:55 p.m. Public Safety and Emergency Management received a general incident reporting form in reference to harassment. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

Jan. 31

10:38 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop in the Quick Lube parking lot. A verbal warning was issued to a driver who failed to comply with right of way laws.

1:16 p.m. A caller from Hester reported the smell of marijuana. Officers were notified and a citation was issued for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Feb. 1

1:58 p.m. A caller from Winslow Dining Hall requested an ambulance. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified. The person was transported and a medical report was taken.

10:15 p.m. A caller from Franklin Residential College reported a burned decoration hanging on a door. Officers and the State Fire Marshal were notified.

Feb. 2

12:04 a.m. Racer Patrol reported a reckless driver in the Roy Stewart Stadium parking lot. Officers were notified and a written warning was issued for reckless driving.

7:33 p.m. An officer conducted parking enforcement in the Faculty Hall parking lot. Five parking citations were issued.

Feb. 3

8:26 p.m. A caller advised of a motor vehicle collision in the intramural field parking lot. No injuries were suffered. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

11:02 p.m. Racer patrol reported a reckless driver near Mason Hall. Officers were notified, but the driver was gone upon their arrival.

Feb. 4

6:36 a.m. A caller from Hart Residential College reported an ashtray that had smoke coming out of it. Officers are the State Fire Marshal were notified.

2:29 p.m. A caller reported a sexual assault to Public Safety and Emergency Management. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

Call of Fame

Feb. 2, 10:58 p.m. - A caller from Elizabeth Residential College reported an assault. The assault occurred off campus. Officers, Calloway County Sheriff’s Department and Murray Ambulance Services were notified. The person refused transport by Murray Ambulance Services.

Motor Assists: 5

Racer Assists: 1

Arrests: 0

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

Not all dispatched calls are listed.

POLICE BEAT 1-30-15

Elizabeth Leggett January 30, 2015 News, Police Beat

Jan. 23

1:41 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at U.S. Highway 121 and 5 Star Food Mart. A verbal warning was issued for improper equipment.

8 p.m. Racer Patrol reported that an individual from Hart Residential College wanted to speak to an officer. Officers were notified and a report of harassment including physical contact that resulted in no injuries was taken.

Jan. 24

2:39 a.m. A caller reported an intoxicated person at James H. Richmond Residential College. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified and the person was transported.

12:57 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision in the CFSB Center upper parking lot. Officers were notified and a collision report was taken.

Jan. 25

8:26 p.m. A caller reported a medical emergency at Richmond. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified. The person was transported and a medical report was taken.

9:25 p.m. A caller from Regents Residential College requested to speak to an officer. Officers were notified and a report was taken for an assault resulting in a minor injury.

Jan. 26

9:56 a.m. A caller reported damage to their vehicle parked in the 16th Street lower parking lot. Officers were notified and an information report was taken.

11:43 p.m. A person from Hester Residential College reported a drug complaint. Officers were notified.

Jan. 27

4:58 p.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle collision on 15th Street. Officers were notified. The owners did not request a collision report, so none was taken.

11:05 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop at Heritage Hall. A written warning was issued for failure to signal and for not having working headlights.

Jan. 28

3:25 p.m. A caller reported suspicious people near Wrather West Kentucky Museum. Officers were notified and a person was arrested for criminal trespass.

7:02 p.m. A caller from Richmond  reported a missing person to Public Safety and Emergency Management. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

Call of Fame

Jan. 24, 5:39 p.m. – A caller reported a burning smell at Hester. Officers, Murray Fire Department and Central Heating and Cooling were notified. It was determined that the smell was due to burning incense. No threat of fire was detected. The incident was referred to Housing and a report was taken.

Motorists assists – 12

Racer escorts – 2

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.

POLICE BEAT 1-23-15

Elizabeth Leggett January 23, 2015 News, Police Beat

Jan. 15

12:45 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on 16th Street. A written warning was issued for having one headlight, not wearing a seat belt and not having a driver’s license in their possession.

7:44 a.m. A caller reported being stuck in an elevator in Faculty Hall. Facilities Management was conducting maintenance on the elevator which caused a minor disruption.

Jan. 16

11:32 a.m. A caller reported an animal complaint off campus.  Murray Police Department was notified.

6:57 p.m. A caller from the intramural fields reported a medical emergency. Officers, Murray Ambulance Services and Student Affairs were notified. The student was transported by Murray Ambulance Services to the hospital.

Jan. 17

12:58 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at North 16th Street and Miller Street because the car did not have a visible license plate displayed.

11:59 p.m. A caller from Elizabeth Residential College reported a medical emergency. Officers and Murray Ambulance Services were notified. The patient refused transport, but a medical report was taken.

Jan. 18

2:37 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on Waldrop Drive and Chestnut Street. A written warning was issued for disregarding a stop sign and failure to provide proof of insurance.

7:27 p.m. A general incident report was received from Hester Residential College in reference to unauthorized people in a room.

Jan. 19

8:27 a.m. A caller from Wells Hall requested to speak to the on-call nurse. The on-call nurse was notified.

10:35 a.m. The owner of a recovered bicycle requested to retrieve the property. Officers were notified and the bicycle was returned to the owner.

Jan. 20

2:45 p.m. A caller reported fraudulent credit card activity. Officers were notified and the caller was referred to the law enforcement jurisdiction where the crime was committed.

6:52 p.m. A caller from Hart Residential College reported the smell of marijuana. Officers were notified and a report was taken.

Jan. 21

10:59 a.m. A contractor requested access to the penthouse in White Residential College to complete radio maintenance. Officers were notified.

11:52 a.m. A caller from College Courts reported a sparking outlet. Officers and Facilities Management were notified.

Call of Fame

Jan. 18, 3:21 p.m. - A caller from Franklin Residential College reported a vehicle doing doughnuts in the parking lot. Officers were notified and a warning was issued.

Motorists Assists -  2

Racer Escorts – 3

Arrests – 0

Mari-Alice Jasper, Assistant News Editor, compiles Police Beat with materials provided by Public Safety and Emergency Management. Not all calls are listed.

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