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Police Beat March 5 to March 11: Exit signs and fire extinguishers go missing in McConnell Hall

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Police Beat

March 5

At 8:50 a.m., a staff member in Reilly Hall called to report damage to a camera. An NAUPD officer responded, but it was apparently just a prank. It is unclear whether the call or the damage to the camera was a prank.

At 3:23 p.m., a student in Tinsley Hall reported a stolen bicycle. An NAUPD officer responded, but the case was closed when the leads were exhausted.

At 10:16 p.m., a staff member at the School of Communication called to report a campfire smell. An NAUPD officer responded, but nothing criminal was found. Smoke was visible across much of campus that night.

March 6

At 5:59 a.m., staff at the Health and Learning Center reported a subject with a baseball bat. NAUPD responded, but no one with a bat was found. Everything was fine.

At 12:41 p.m., an NAUPD officer cited and released a student for exceeding the speed limit by at least 20 mph near the intersection of Knoles Drive and McConnell Drive.

At 1:06 p.m., a staff member near the intersection of Knoles Drive and Dupont Avenue reported a subject urinating outside. An NAUPD officer responded and warned the subject not to trespass.

March 7

At 8:24 p.m., a subject reported someone intoxicated in the road near the ROTC building. NAUPD responded, and the non-student was escorted off campus.

At 11:15 p.m., an NAUPD officer found a case at Wilson Hall. Shortly after at 12:36 a.m., the officer found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the case. It is being held by NAUPD.

March 8

At 1:38 p.m., a staff member in McConnell Hall reported the theft of three fire extinguishers. An NAUPD officer responded, and the case was closed after all leads were exhausted.

At 2:05 p.m., a staff member reported exit signs stolen from McConnell Hall. The same NAUPD officer who responded to the 1:38 p.m. incident came again, but leads were exhausted and again the case closed.

At 2:30 p.m., staff member reported finding a bullet at the Health and Learning Center. A police aide responded, and the bullet was entered into safekeeping.

At 2:35 p.m., a student waved down an officer near the Blome building. The student reported a domestic violence dispute between two non-students, and the officer took a report on the matter.

March 9

At 2:28 a.m., an NAUPD officer noticed a subject cutting through the Citizens Cemetery. The officer stopped the subject and warned them not to trespass when the cemetery is closed.

At 10:03 a.m., a student reported things stolen from their room at Skyview Apartments. An NAUPD officer responded, took a report and an investigation is ongoing.

At 7:21 p.m., NAUPD received an alarm from Allen Hall. An officer responded, and the alarm was determined to be caused by burned food.

March 10

At 3:27 a.m., a subject reported many doors inside the University Union open when they should have been closed. An NAUPD officer responded. No criminal activity was witnessed, and the doors were closed.

At 7:13 p.m., a student reported a group with a firearm at the Social and Behavioral Sciences West building. NAUPD responded, but no criminal activity was witnessed.

At 7:52 p.m., a subject received a written warning in parking lot 67 from an NAUPD officer. The warning was for speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, no rear light and no rear license plate.

March 11

At 12:59 a.m., an RA at McConnell Hall reported damage to a beanbag chair. An NAUPD officer responded, but all leads were exhausted and the case was closed.

At 1:24 a.m., a student reported a suspicious person standing near the intersection of San Francisco Street and McConnell Drive. An NAUPD officer responded, but the person was just waiting for a taxi. Everything was fine.

At 1:46 a.m., an RA at McConnell Hall reported damage to three exit signs. An NAUPD officer responded, but the case was closed and all leads were exhausted.