Police Beat 2/8 - 2/14: Laser beams & broken parking gates

Feb. 8

At 9:14 p.m., NAUPD received a supervisory alarm from the Ernest Calderón Learning Community. NAUPD responded and searched the area, but the alarm was determined to have been caused by unknown means.

At 10:52 p.m., NAUPD reported assisting Flagstaff Police Department with a threatening and intimidating call.

 

Feb.9

At 3:46 p.m., a Chemistry building employee reported an unusual odor. NAUPD and Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) responded and the odor was determined to have been caused by construction work.

At 6:51 p.m., staff at the Science and Health building reported a subject shining a laser into the building. NAUPD responded, but the subject had left the area prior to officer arrival. 

At 8:24 p.m., a shuttle driver reported a motorist had brandished what they believed to be a taser at them and ran a red light at the intersection of Knoles Drive and University Drive. NAUPD responded, but the subject had left prior to officer arrival.

Feb. 10

At 7:26 p.m., a student reported a subject attempting to steal their vehicle from the Knoles Parking Garage. NAUPD responded and took a report.

At 8:22 p.m., a student at Tinsley Hall reported difficulty breathing. NAUPD responded and the student was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

Feb. 11

At 9:13 a.m., a student reported a suspicious person near the intersection of San Francisco Street and McCreary Drive. NAUPD responded and contacted the nonstudent, who was then identified. 

At 1:35 p.m., a student at Gabaldon Hall reported online threats and intimidation. NAUPD responded, but determined no crime had occurred.

At 4:26 p.m., a nonstudent at the University Union Fieldhouse called to late report a nonstudent assaulting another nonstudent. NAUPD responded and took a report.

At 9:48 p.m., a student at South Village Apartments reported hearing someone screaming. NAUPD responded, but no criminal activity was witnessed.

Feb. 12

At 9:53 p.m., NAUPD initiated a traffic stop at Knoles Drive and University Drive. One nonstudent was arrested and booked into Coconino County Detention Facility for a DUI to the slightest degree and open container of alcohol in a vehicle. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

At 11:02 p.m., NAUPD issued a written warning at lot 32 for speed, failure to signal, no proof of insurance and no tail lights visible.

At 11:58 p.m., NAUPD initiated a traffic stop at Pine Knoll Drive and Huffer Lane. One student was cited and released for minor in consumption of alcohol. A warning was also issued for a stop sign violation.

Feb. 13

At 5:25 a.m., an anonymous subject reported damage to an exit gate at San Francisco Parking Garage. NAUPD responded, but the case remains open.

At 1:15 p.m., a nonstudent at Hilltop Townhomes reported a subject on campus with a possible weapon. NAUPD responded and found the subject did not have a weapon.

At 6:21 p.m, a student called to report an alarm making a “trouble noise” at Gillenwater Hall. NAUPD responded and silenced the alarm.

 

Feb. 14

At 1:33 p.m., a faculty member from NAU Parking Services called to request assistance with broken gates at San Francisco Parking Garage. NAUPD responded and assistance was provided.

At 2:11 p.m., a staff member called to report damage to two gate arms at San Francisco Parking Garage. NAUPD responded and took a report.

At 7:57 p.m., a student called to report an individual blowing an air horn from a vehicle at passersby near San Francisco Street and McConnell Drive. NAUPD responded and negative contact was made.

At 10:16 p.m., a nonstudent called to report an impaired driver that hit multiple vehicles. NAUPD responded and one student was booked into jail for DUI to the slightest degree, as well as two counts of hit and run.