Best of The Police Beat

Jan. 12

At 1:47 p.m., a subject claimed the American flag outside Gammage was flying upside down. One NAUPD officer was sent to investigate but found the flag was flying properly.

Jan. 16

At 8:42 p.m., two NAUPD officers stopped a vehicle on suspicion of DUI near the Engineering building. The vehicle, however, was found to be swerving because of a “spilled ice-cream issue.”

Jan. 19

At 3:59 p.m., staff from the Liberal Arts building called to report an unknown person was repeatedly causing a toilet to overflow in a first-floor restroom. This had been going on since October 2015.

Feb. 3

At 9:05 p.m., a student reported hearing someone call out for help. One NAUPD officer responded and contacted the subject in question. The subject was lost and was given directions to where he needed to go.

Feb. 7

At 1:24 p.m., NAUPD received a call from a staff member reporting a subject hitting their vehicle while yelling profanities. When an NAUPD officer got to the scene the suspect was gone and no contact was made.

Feb. 12

At 4:18 p.m., a citizen reported subjects were asking passersby to be in a movie they were filming near the Native American Cultural Center. Two NAUPD officers were dispatched and the subjects were gone upon arrival. There was no crime committed and everything was fine.

Feb. 14

At 9:59 p.m., a student at Tinsley hall reported an unknown subject had been knocking on her door for a long period of time. One NAUPD officer responded but the case was closed due to a lack of leads.

March 4

At 6:53 a.m., a staff member from Reilly hall reported a mannequin dressed as a fireman at the bus stop. Two NAUPD officers and Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) responded and explained the mannequin was there for training purposes.

March 11

At 2:25 p.m., a student in Ernest Calderón reported having trouble breathing due to snorting mucus; he refused medical transport when asked by an NAUPD officer. It is unclear where the mucus originated.

March 17

At 5:31 p.m., a subject called to report his wife, an employee of the school, had not been answering her phone for several hours. NAUPD contacted her office and it was discovered she was getting a massage off-campus.

March 26

At 12:56 a.m., a subject called NAUPD to report they believed someone had been in their room in Gillenwater hall and moved things around. One NAUPD officer assisted the subject and nothing appeared to be missing. The case was closed.

April 8

At 3:33 p.m., a staff member of Health Sciences reported a subject using a tube to create a very loud, shotgun-like sound. One NAUPD officer responded. The subjects were found to be working on a class project and everything was fine.

April 11

At 2:49 p.m., a staff member reported a subject eating his lunch near the parking lot behind the Gammage building. One NAUPD officer responded to the call but the suspicious lunch-goer was gone.

April 15

At 1:48 a.m., an NAUPD officer spoke with two subjects who were upset about being told to leave a bar. The subjects were advised to take their concerns to the manager tomorrow.

April 21

At 11:52 p.m., staff in Wilson hall reported a student had gotten their finger stuck in the coin return on a vending machine. Guardian Medical Transport, FFD and one NAUPD officer responded. FFD was able to free the student from the vending machine. The student refused medical transport. No charges will be filed against the vending machine.

April 27

At 8 a.m., a resident assistant (RA) at Reilly Hall called to report burnt toilet paper on two floors. One NAUPD officer responded. No damage was found and the area was cleaned.

April 29

At 12:44 a.m., an RA at Taylor hall reported Post-it notes had been left in an obscene shape on their door. One NAUPD officer responded and a report was filed for information only.