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Police Beat: March 26 to April 1: Spring brings a wave of bicycle thefts

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March 26

At 3:56 p.m., a student at the HLC reported the theft of a bike tire. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing. Bicycle theft count: One.

At 8:05 p.m., a student reported the theft of their cell phone at the HLC. NAUPD responded, and the cell phone was found.

At 9:44 p.m., a student reported hearing yelling near Pine Ridge Village. NAUPD responded, but nothing was found. Everything was fine.

March 27

At 11:17 a.m., a student at the Communication building called to report the theft of their bicycle. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing. Bicycle theft count: Two.

At 5:03 p.m., a shuttle driver near Pine Ridge Village stopped two intoxicated students trying to get onto the bus. NAUPD responded, but the subjects were gone on arrival.

At 5:19 p.m., a student at Campus Heights reported being shocked by a light switch and feeling pain in their chest. NAUPD, FFD and a Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) ambulance responded, but the student refused medical transport.

March 28

At 9:52 a.m., a staff member at the University Union used a panic alarm system as a test. NAUPD responded, and the subject was educated on letting police know ahead of time about alarm tests.

At 11:19 p.m., a resident at Hilltop Townhomes reported someone yelling. NAUPD responded, and a student was deferred for disturbing the peace and minor in consumption of alcohol.

March 29

At 9:40 a.m., a staff member at the Health Professions building reported the theft of their bicycle. An NAUPD officer responded, and the case was closed after all leads were exhausted. Bicycle theft count: Three.

At 11:25 a.m., a student at Reilly Hall reported the theft of their bicycle. An NAUPD officer responded, but the case was closed after all leads were exhausted. Bicycle theft count: Four.

At 4:54 p.m., an employee at Parking and Shuttle Services reported a student selling fake parking permits. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing.

At 8:51 p.m., an RA at McConnell Hall reported damage to two exit signs. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing.

March 30

At 11:27 a.m., a student at the Skyview Parking Garage reported items from their vehicle tool box stolen. An NAUPD officer responded, but all leads were exhausted and the case was closed.

At 12:51 p.m., a McConnell Hall staff member reported a subject trespassing in the building. An NAUPD officer responded, but no one suspicious was found.

At 4:44 p.m., a staff member reported two subjects riding their bikes down an escalator at the HLC. An NAUPD officer responded, but the subjects were gone upon arrival.

At 8:08 p.m., an NAUPD officer reported assisting Flagstaff Police Department in recovering a stolen bicycle. Bicycle theft count: Five.

March 31

At 11:02 a.m., staff at NAUPD reported a suspicious package. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing.

At 2:51 p.m., a subject reported someone sitting in their vehicle for an extended amount of time in parking lot 11. NAUPD responded, and no criminal activity was found.

At 3:07 p.m., a student at the Skyview Parking Garage reported the theft of their bicycle. An NAUPD officer responded, and the investigation is ongoing. Bicycle theft count: Six.

At 6:44 p.m., a student at Hilltop Townhomes reported someone inside their residence. NAUPD responded, and the subject was booked into Coconino County Detention Facility for trespassing.

April 1

At 5:03 p.m., an RA at McConnell Hall reported damage to a bulletin board and an exit sign. An NAUPD officer responded, but the case was closed after all leads were exhausted.

At 11:10 p.m., NAUPD officers reported seeing a subject running in the area of Hilltop Townhomes. Turns out, the subject was on their way to Pine Ridge Village. The officers gave them a ride.