Police Beat March 22-28: DUI’s and suspicious odors

March 22

At 1:33 a.m., a passerby reported an alarm sounding at the Walkup Skydome. NAUPD and Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) responded, and the alarm was found to have been caused by a leak in the exterior fire suppression system and Fire Life Safety was advised. 

At 4:36 a.m., a Chase Bank representative requested an officer check on its ATM at the NAU Bookstore as they lost connection with it. NAUPD responded and no criminal activity was witnessed. 

At 7:57 a.m., an employee in lot 62 reported graffiti on a storage container. NAUPD responded and took a report.

At 11:22 a.m., a student called to report an individual relieving themself on the urban trail between Knoles Drive and San Francisco Street. NAUPD responded and the nonstudent was warned of trespassing. 

At 3:44 p.m., work control reported an odor of gas in a Pine Ridge Village apartment. NAUPD, FFD and Facility Services responded, and the cause was determined to be a faulty oven and the gas was turned off.

At 4:45 p.m., Flagstaff Police Department (FPD) received a call for a subject not breathing at a construction site near the Biological Sciences Annex. NAUPD, FPD, FFD and Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) responded and found the nonstudent to be deceased. 

 

March 23

At 7:18 p.m., a student reported their passport lost. NAUPD responded and an officer took a report. The student later called to report they had found their passport. 

At 7:49 p.m., NAUPD reported issuing a written warning to an individual for driving on the sidewalk near lot 31.

 March 24

At 12:39 a.m., a student reported loud music at Skyview. NAUPD responded, but no music was playing upon officer arrival.

At 2:47 p.m., work control reported an odor of gas at Campus Heights. NAUPD, FFD and Facility Services responded, and the cause was determined to be a maintenance issue.

At 7:55 p.m., a student at The Suites called to report nonstudents with suspicious behavior interacting with students. NAUPD responded and an officer took a report.

At 11:57 p.m., a student called to report a loud party. NAUPD responded, and six students were deferred for underage consumption of alcohol.

 

March 25

At 8:15 a.m., a staff member at the Science and Health building reported a suspicious person. NAUPD responded, identified the nonstudent and determined they had trespassed campus-wide, and assisted the nonstudent in leaving campus.

At 4:40 p.m., a student called to late report an unknown subject following them in downtown. NAUPD responded, and the subject was not in the area.

At 11:02 p.m., a nonstudent at Drury Inn & Suites called to request assistance for their mother with high blood pressure. NAUPD, FFD and GMT responded, and the subject was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

March 26

At 3:01 p.m., an employee at University Union reported a suspicious person. NAUPD responded, but the subject had left the area prior to officer arrival. 

At 10:35 p.m., an NAUPD officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Riordan Ranch Road and Plaza Way. One nonstudent was arrested and booked into the Coconino County Detention Facility for a DUI to the slightest degree, DUI above .08 and extreme DUI.

March 27

At 3:10 p.m., a student called to report an odor of gas at South Village Apartments. NAUPD and FFD responded, but no odor was detected and FFD cleared the area as safe.

At 4:42 p.m., a nonstudent called to report a noninjury traffic collision at Pine Knoll Drive and McConnell Drive. NAUPD responded and took a report. One student was issued a citation for a failure to control speed.

 

March 28

At 12:39 a.m., an NAUPD officer initiated a traffic stop at Lone Tree Road and O’Leary Street. One student was cited and released for a DUI to the slightest degree.

At 2:14 p.m., NAUPD officers reported assisting FPD with a fight near Franklin Avenue and Fountaine Avenue.