Police Blotter: October 23 – November 5, 2013
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.
Shae Bowman/Sun Star Reporter
Nov. 11, 2013
October 23– Campin’ out
A UAF grounds keeper reported that there was a homeless camp set up in the woods on university property behind the old Beaver
Sports building. Campus officers contacted one of the individuals living in the camp who said that he had set up the camp for himself and other homeless people. The campus officers informed the man that he had 24 hours to clean the camp up and get off university property. The next day, he called the UAF police officers and told them he needed more time. The officers agreed to an extension of a few days. The campus police visited the site a second time and the man was not there, but three of the five tents had been removed. Individuals who were present in the camp at the time were banned from all UAF property.
October 31– Report of sexual assault from the past
An individual reported a sexual assault that may have occurred to another person a number of years ago. The investigation is on-going and details will be disclosed later.
November 4– Panty snatcher on the loose
A UAF student living in Nerland Hall reported that some personal items from her laundry had been stolen, and the rest of the clothes had been thrown on the floor.
She told campus officers that this in the second incident in two months that her laundry has been stolen and that a male had been sending her harassing messages. She thought the stolen laundry and the male harassing her might be connected. The officers contacted the male and informed him to stop harassing the woman. However, campus police determined that he had not stolen the laundry. The investigation is on-going.
November 4– Intoxicated individual
The Wood Center staff reported that there was an older intoxicated male watching television in the Wood Center around seven in the evening. Campus police contacted the individual and determined he was not affiliated with UAF. The man was too intoxicated to take care of himself and he was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center for sleep off. Campus police banned the man from all UAF property.
November 5- Possible sexual assault
The Resident Director from Moore Hall reported that a sexual assault may have taken place over the weekend. Details were not disclosed because the investigation is on-going.