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Case 4409: Up on the roof without roofies

Officers were dispatched to a safety hazard call regarding someone trying to get onto the roof of the Browning Center. Police found three men crossing the street on Village Drive.

They smelled like marijuana, and one admitted he had an e-cigarette containing a marijuana-based liquid. The other two said they didn’t have anything on them. All three were warned, and the e-cigarette was seized and placed into evidence to be destroyed. This was the first time the owner of the e-cig had been an issue.

Police said it’s up to the officer’s discretion on how to proceed in these cases. If the perpetrators are cooperative, they are typically not charged.

Case 4371: Yes, even at legal age

At University Village, an RA smelled marijuana while doing their rounds. Officers arrived and isolated one room where they believed the smell originated. The 21-year-old tenant was in possession of marijuana and alcohol.

The tenant was advised both substances are prohibited on campus and was counseled about the possession of marijuana. Housing stated they would review the housing violations. The marijuana was seized, and the alcohol was dumped. She was warned and may face administrative action from housing and the university.

Case 4372: Dry as a bone

Wildcat Village RAs believed residents had alcohol in their room, so they called police. The RA went into the tenants’ room, but no alcohol was found and no action was taken.

Case 4366: Not everything warrants calling the cops

A citizen reported a water leak at the stadium, but when police arrived, they found a construction crew had intentionally opened a hydrant in order to work on it.

Case 4451: Not quite a class clown

A professor called an officer after a student was being disruptive in class. When the police officer arrived, the student was gone. The professor had calmed him down and told him it was best if he wasn’t in class that night. The student allegedly suffers from paranoia.

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