Police Blotter: October 8 – 11, 2010

This report is based on the information published by the University Police Department. Individuals arrested and/or charged with crimes in this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Stephanie Martin
Sun Star Intern

Friday, Oct. 8, 9:48 a.m.

Residents of Moore Hall reported obscene phone calls. The calls were made on the residents’ dorm room phones. While speaking with the initial victim, a second was waiting to report similar pestering. Police are still searching for the perpetrator responsible for the outbreak of unwanted calls.

Friday, Oct. 8, 6:23 p.m.

A female driver struck a parked vehicle in the Nenana Lot. The left side of the vehicle was dented with small scratches. The hit and run arrived while an investigator was on the scene. The hit and run admitted thumping the parked vehicle, but did not think she damaged it. The owner arrived shortly after and said the bumper was already dented; the only damages were the small scratches.

Friday, Oct. 8, 6:48 p.m.

At the SRC, $40 was stolen from inside a wallet. The owner of the money left the wallet in his pants pocket near the rock wall. The cash was last seen at 4 p.m. Friday.  An officer reviewed video footage of the area and took note of possible suspects. The case of the disappearing money is continuing.

Friday, Oct. 8, 11:13 p.m.

A courtesy security officer (CSO) noticed that a book drive drop-off box near Bunnell was damaged. The damaged drop-off box was also used for the disposal of empty beer cans. The scene was photographed. The violated box was taken to the station for safekeeping.

Sunday, Oct. 10, 12:22 a.m.

The pub manager reported an intoxicated male sitting in the hallway outside the pub in the Wood Center. The intoxicated individual was not causing problems but the manager requested that he leave. The individual was taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center (FCC) for protective custody.

Sunday, Oct. 10, 2:22 a.m.

A search for a suspected intoxicated female ended at the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex. An officer thought she might be intoxicated after observing her behavior at the Blacklight Dance. The intoxicated dance attendee was taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center (FCC) to sleep it off. Two other individuals were also advised to go home.

Sunday, Oct. 10, 2:28 a.m.

A traffic stop on Geist Road led to the search of a vehicle. Officers received consent to search the vehicle and a pill bottle containing two bindles of suspected crystal meth was found. A field test kit later confirmed the substance was crystal meth. A search of the driver and passenger upturned nothing. The vehicle was impounded and both were released from the scene on foot. The investigation is ongoing.

Monday, Oct. 11, 9:43 a.m.

The computer at the Center for Distance Education Kiosk in the Wood Center was stolen. The touch screen computer was snatched between Oct. 8 and 9. Police are still investigating the robbery. Anyone with information should contact UPD.

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