Police Beat April 10-16: Missing items and arguments

April 10

At 3:36 a.m., a student from Skyview Apartments called to request assistance in a dispute with a roommate. An officer responded, and the issue was determined to be a civil matter.

At 12:05 p.m., a staff member from the School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems reported an employee had been making fraudulent claims about hours worked on their timesheets for an undetermined period. The report is open and pending investigation.

At 4:39 p.m., the Physical Sciences office received an emergency phone hang-up call from an elevator. An officer responded and found the elevator unoccupied and in working order.

April 11

At 2:45 a.m., a subject at McDonald Hall called to report someone had broken a window in their vehicle. An officer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle or reporting party.

At 12:17 a.m., a carbon monoxide alarm went off at Gabaldon Hall. Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) and a deputy responded. The area was searched, and the cause of the alarm is unknown. Fire Life Safety was notified.

At 9:40 p.m., a student reported three juvenile subjects at the School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems causing a disturbance outside the building. NAUPD and University Safety Aides responded. Three subjects were contacted, interviewed and released.

April 12

At 3:34 a.m., an officer reported checking on a student in Lot 62. The subject was not in any distress.

At 12:44 p.m., a faculty member reported numerous items of equipment missing from a storage area in the chemistry building. An officer responded and took a report.

At 9:41 p.m., a stop sign violation was observed at Pine Knoll Drive and East McConnell Drive in Lot 62, and a written warning was issued.

April 13

At 7:42 a.m., a student called to report a suspicious person attempting to steal a bicycle at South Beaver Street and West Ellery Avenue. Officers responded and no contact was made.

At 1:26 p.m., Flagstaff Police Department (FPD) transferred a call reporting a couple fighting at Lot 3C. Officers responded, and no criminal activity was witnessed.

At 7:07 p.m., a student called to request assistance with a lockout at Liberal Arts. An officer responded, and assistance was provided.

April 14

At 12:11 a.m., on South Milton Road, an officer was flagged down by a non-student reporting the theft of a backpack. The officer took a report.

At 1:17 p.m., a student called to request assistance with a non-injury traffic collision in Lot 32A, and an officer responded.

April 15

At 1:32 a.m., a student at The Suites called to report a disturbance. NAUPD responded, and two students, who had been arguing, were contacted and told to keep the noise down.

At 11:04 a.m., an employee at Drury Inn & Suites called to report an item left in a room. Officers responded, and the item was returned to the owner. Two non-students were cleared after a field interview. 

At 10:57 p.m., a student called to request a jump-start at Lot 16A. An officer and University Safety Aides responded, and assistance was provided.

April 16

At 12:15 a.m., a student called to report a suicidal student at McConnell Hall. FFD, Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) and NAUPD responded. The student was transported to The Guidance Center.

At 3:38 a.m., a community assistant called to report a suicidal student at Reilly Hall. NAUPD responded, and the student was transported to The Guidance Center.

At 10:30 p.m., a non-student reported online stalking. An officer responded, and after further investigation, a call for service was transferred to the Prescott Police Department.

I'm a sophomore at NAU studying Journalism and English with an emphasis in creative writing. I'm also a features writer for the Lumberjack and have worked for several other papers in the past.

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