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POLICE BEAT 5-1-15

May 1, 2015 News, Police Beat

April 23

10:40 a.m. A person reported the smell of marijuana at Hester Residential College. The police were notified and a report was taken.

10:47 a.m. A person reported the smell of marijuana at White Residential College. The police were notified and a report was taken.

April 24

2:07 a.m. A caller reported an intoxicated person on North 16th Street. The police were notified and a report was taken.

1:46 p.m. A caller reported a person on a skateboard at the Curris Center. The police were notified and the person was warned of the University skateboard policy.

April 25 … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT 4-24-15

April 24, 2015 News, Police Beat

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. … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT 4-17-15

April 17, 2015 News, Police Beat

April 9

11 a.m. Police served a warrant for a previous complaint. The person was arrested at Elizabeth Residential College and taken to the Calloway County Jail.

6:48 p.m. Public Safety and Emergency Services were notified that the National Weather Service had issued a tornado watch.

April 10

10:19 a.m. A caller reported a burning smell at Wells Hall. The police, Murray Fire Department, the state fire marshal, and Facilities Management were notified. The source of the smell could not be determined. A fire report was taken.

4:13 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop at Chestnut Street. A verbal warning was issued for disregarding a stop sign. … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT 4-10-15

April 10, 2015 News, Police Beat

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. … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT 4-3-15

April 3, 2015 News, Police Beat

March 26

1:43 a.m. A caller from Regents Residential College reported a cold burn. A criminal report for arson in the first degree was taken.

9:10 a.m. An officer from White Residential College reported a vehicle in the parking lot with its windows down. The owner was notified.

March 27

12:51 a.m. A caller from White reported smelling marijuana. Officers were notified and a citation was issued for possession of drug paraphernalia. … Continue Reading

POLICE BEAT

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

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

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.

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