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Police Beat: April 2 to April 8: Water balloon bandits loose on campus

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Police Beat

April 2

At 4:15 p.m., a staff member at the South Beaver School called to report a possible hate crime. NAUPD officers responded.

At 5:51 p.m., NAUPD received a call made from a person in an elevator at the Performing and Fine Arts building. An NAUPD officer responded and searched the area. No criminal activity was witnessed.

At 9:14 p.m., an RA at Campus Heights reported seeing drug paraphernalia. One student was cited and released for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

April 3

At 11:36 a.m., a student called to report a vehicle at Pine Ridge Village with open doors and windows. An NAUPD officer responded and searched the area. No contact was made, and no criminal activity was witnessed.

At 6:00 p.m., a student called NAUPD to report the theft of their backpack at the HLC. An officer responded and took a report.

At 11:04 p.m., a resident at Hilltop Townhomes reported loud music coming from the San Francisco Parking Garage. An NAUPD officer responded. The subjects in question were contacted and left the area.

April 4

At 8:06 a.m., a supervisory alarm went off at Morton Hall. An NAUPD officer responded, and the area was checked. No criminal activity was witnessed, and Fire Life Safety and dorm staff were notified.

At 4:52 p.m., an RA called to report an animal on campus at Pine Ridge Village. An NAUPD officer responded and located the animal. The animal was brought to the humane society.

At 9:55 p.m., an RA at McKay Village called to report drug paraphernalia inside a room. An officer responded and searched the area but could not find any drugs.

April 5

At 5:06 a.m., Flagstaff Communications Center reported a 911 hang-up near the Hilltop Townhomes. An NAUPD officer responded and checked the area. However, no criminal activity was witnessed.

At 12:23 p.m., a staff member called to report a student with denial of access trespassing in McConnell Hall. NAUPD responded, and one student was booked into the Coconino County Detention Facility for trespassing.

At 8:46 p.m., a student called to report people throwing water balloons from a vehicle near the intersection of San Francisco Street and Mountain View Drive. NAUPD responded, but the water balloon bandits were gone when they arrived.

April 6

At 12:49 a.m., a staff member at McConnell Hall reported an intoxicated student. FFD, a Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) ambulance and NAUPD responded. The student was transported to FMC for treatment, and deferred for a minor in consumption of alcohol.

At 3:41 p.m., a student called to report damage to their vehicle mirror in the Skyview Garage. An NAUPD officer responded and took a report. The case was closed after all leads were exhausted.

At 5:08 p.m., a student called to report harassment. An NAUPD officer responded and took a report. The case is an open and pending investigation.

April 7

At 2:12 a.m., a student at Hilltop Townhomes called to report a vehicle with headlights on that had been in the parking lot for several hours. NAUPD responded and made contact with the subject in the vehicle. The subject was a security guard. Everything was safe.

At 8:52 a.m., a student reported the theft of their vehicle from the Mountain View Parking Garage. NAUPD responded, and after a brief investigation, they discovered the student’s friend moved the vehicle.

At 6:26 p.m., an NAUPD officer made a traffic stop in parking lot 66. Three more officers responded to the stop, and one student was booked into CCDF for possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

April 8

At 6:40 p.m., an RA in McConnell Hall called to report students who were throwing water balloons out of their window. An NAUPD officer responded, and negative contact was made. It is unknown if these are the same water balloon bandits from earlier in the week.

At 2:15 a.m., a student called to report a suspicious subject standing in a wooded area near Pine Ridge Village. NAUPD responded, but the subject was gone upon arrival. Everything was fine.