Police Beat Sept. 28 to Oct. 4: The smell of sage

Sept. 28

At 1:07 p.m., staff at Roseberry Apartments reported a group of transient people making threats, and one nonstudent was booked into Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF) for assault, threatening and possession of narcotics. 


At 7:43 p.m., staff at Reilly Hall reported the odor of marijuana. NAUPD responded and one student was criminally deferred for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, while another was longform charged for possession of narcotics. 


Sept. 29

At 11:29 a.m., two students at SkyView walked in to late-report an assault.  NAUPD responded, cited and released one student for hindering prosecution to the second degree.


At 10:37 p.m., an unidentified subject reported that a nonstudent fell from their wheelchair and could not get up. NAUPD, Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) and Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) responded, but the subject refused medical transport. 


Sept. 30

At 12:41 a.m., a student at Hilltop Townhomes reported being threatened by another student. NAUPD responded, and the alleged party was deferred for minor in possession of alcohol, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The victim did not wish to pursue litigation regarding these threats. 

At 6:16 p.m., staff at Sechrist Hall reported the odor of marijuana. Officers determined the smell was sage, and Housing & Residence Life will handle the matter further. 


At 11:39 p.m., a fire extinguisher at Reilly Hall was improperly deployed, activating the fire alarm. FFD responded and concluded that there had not been a fire. 


Oct. 1

At 8:03 a.m., while patrolling lot 3, an officer found a student who appeared to be camping. The subject was criminally deferred. 


At 8:17 a.m., staff at Drury Inn & Suites reported a suitcase outside the building. The item was left in place until the owner returned.


Oct. 2

At 8:23 a.m., a nurse at an off-campus urgent care facility reported a student was bitten by a dog. An officer took a report. 


At 2:32 p.m., staff at lot 3 reported a subject laying down under a tree. NAUPD, FFD and GMT responded, identified the nonstudent and warned them of trespassing. The subject had a cut on their face, refused medical transport and left campus.


At 11:49 p.m., staff at Reilly Hall reported an intoxicated subject outside the building. NAUPD responded, cited and released the student for minor in consumption of alcohol and provided transportation to Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). 


Oct. 3

At 1:31 a.m., an anonymous resident at Hilltop Townhomes reported a loud party. NAUPD responded and asked the attendees to quiet down. They complied. 


At 3:21 p.m., an officer at the intersection of South Beaver Street and East Butler Avenue reported a suspicious person, and one nonstudent was booked into CCDF for failure to identify themself and obstructing a public thoroughfare. 


At 5:47 p.m., staff at Ernest Calderón Learning Community received a supervisory alarm. NAUPD responded, searched the area and found that the alarm was possibly caused by vaping. 


Oct. 4

At 12:31 a.m., a student at Hilltop Townhomes called to request assistance for an intoxicated student. NAUPD, FFD and GMT responded, and the subject was transported to FMC by ambulance. 


At 9:41 a.m., an officer at lot 13A reported being out with two subjects, and one nonstudent was booked into CCDF for trespassing. 


At 12:23 p.m., a student reported a noninjury accident at the intersection of West University Avenue and Runke Drive. NAUPD responded and one student was cited for failure to control a motor vehicle and avoid an accident.