Police Beat

A review of police activity in Flagstaff and NAU

Jan. 14

At 3:00 p.m., a student reported that someone had hit their vehicle and fled the scene of the accident at the San Francisco parking garage. An officer responded and the student filed a report.

At 3:14 p.m., a High Country Conference Center (HCCC) staff member reported a serial trespasser that had repeatedly returned after being asked to leave earlier during the day. An officer responded, but the subject had left the area upon his arrival.

At 8:37 p.m., a burglary alarm was triggered at the Biological Sciences Annex. An officer responded and discovered it had been set off by University Safety Aides conducting a routine building check.

Jan. 15

At 2:45 p.m., a subject reported the theft of their earrings from their car while it was parked in the HCCC parking garage. An officer responded and took a report.

At 4:15 p.m., a Denny’s staff member reported that someone had left a chemistry set belonging to NAU at their restaurant. An officer responded and returned the set to NAU’s Office of Regulatory Compliance and Denny’s can now use the table to seat customers again.

At 5:14 p.m., an Ashurst staff member reported an intoxicated subject trespassing after hours in the building. NAUPD officers responded but the subject was gone upon their arrival.

Jan. 16

At 12:37 a.m., a McDonald Hall resident reported that a student there was making suicidal remarks and vandalizing their room. NAUPD officers responded and found the student in good health, however the student was arrested and booked into the Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF) for underaged drinking and felony criminal damage.

At 1:25 p.m., a subject reported observing a student lying in the roadway on West University Drive between Runke Drive and South Knoles Drive. NAUPD officers responded and discovered the student was taking pictures and was advised not to lie down in the street.

Jan. 17

At 3:34 p.m., a subject requested assistance due to an unspecified issue with their husband at the 1899 Bar & Grill. NAUPD officers responded to discover the reporting party intoxicated and the issue only a minor verbal argument. Subject was advised to seek proper marriage counseling.

Jan. 18

At 2:13 a.m., a non-student requested assistance for an unknown issue using a blue phone near the Gammage Building. NAUPD officers responded, and the subject was arrested and booked into the CCDF for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

At 4:19 p.m., a Science and Health building employee reported the theft of a microphone. An officer responded and took a report.

At 8:54 p.m., a student requested assistance with being locked out of their vehicle at the San Francisco Parking Garage. University Safety Aides and an officer responded but were unable to unlock the car. The student called a locksmith.

At 9:52 p.m., a Wilson Hall staff member reported a verbal disturbance. NAUPD officer responded and discovered that a residence had been burgled. The case is open and pending investigation.

Jan. 19

At 1:34 a.m., an officer reported encountering a verbal disturbance between two non-students near South Lone Tree Road and East Pine Knoll Drive. One non-student was arrested and booked into the CCDF for underaged drinking and driving without a license. The second non-student was cited and released for underaged drinking, and the vehicle was impounded.

At 12:10 p.m., a Tinsley Hall Resident Assistant (RA) reported finding a knife. An officer responded and took the knife for safekeeping.

At 10:00 p.m., a Raymond Hall RA reported smelling alcohol outside of a room. NAUPD officers responded and found four students drinking. Three students were criminally deferred for underage drinking and one criminally deferred for providing minors with alcohol.

Jan. 20

At 1:42 a.m., a McConnell Hall staff member reported finding a student unconscious. FFD, a Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) ambulance and NAUPD responded and discovered the student was just sleeping.

At 7:13 p.m., a subject reported a student making suicidal remarks at Tinsley Hall. An officer responded, and the student was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) for treatment.