Police Blotter: October 24 – 29, 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. 4, 2013

October 24King quad stolen

A UAF grounds keeper reported that a 2009 Suzuki four wheeler belonging to UAF facility services had been stolen. It was last seen chained to a tree on the UAF trail near the satellites on West Ridge on Oct. 18. The four wheeler was last used by the UAF grounds keeper while working on the UAF frisbee golf course. The grounds keeper left the four wheeler chained to the tree over the weekend and discovered that it was missing Monday morning. The grounds keeper talked to the other workers that had access to the four wheeler about if that had taken it and none of them had. The UAF grounds keeper told campus police that he still had the keys for the four wheeler. The investigation is on-going.

October 25Suicidal 

The Moore Hall resident director reported concern for a suicidal person in the dorms. The RD said the person was talking about using medications to overdose. The campus police transported the person to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to ensure that the person had not taken medications. No medications had been taken by the person.

October 25Minor consuming and driving

A campus officer observed an individual exit a vehicle and urinate on a tree outside Wickersham Hall. The individual told the officer that he had been driving after consuming alcohol. The individual was also a minor with a provisional license. The officer cited the individual for violation of a provisional license and gave him a summons to appear in court for a minor operating after consuming alcohol.

October 26Third times the charm

A campus officer contacted an intoxicated individual in Moore Hall because the the individual was in violation of  his conditions of release. The individual was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center and banned from all UAF residential facilities besides his own dorm room. The individual was also contacted by a campus officer on foot patrol on Wednesday, Oct. 27 because he was intoxicated. That was his third arrest for alcohol related crimes.

October 28Laundry room bandits

An individual living in the Cutler Apartments reported that all of their clothes were stolen from the 500-block laundry room. The individual told campus police that they had left the laundry in the laundry room overnight. The individual estimated the clothes’ total value to be between $200-$300. The investigation is on-going.

October 29- Suicidal 

A concerned parent called campus police because she had received a text message from her daughter indicating that she was struggling with suicidal thoughts. The individual a resident in Skarland. The campus police contacted the student and the resident directors in the director’s office. According to the police and the resident director the student seemed to be in good spirits. An hour later a Skarland resident assistant contacted campus police because they were concerned for the student’s safety.  Campus police transported the student to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

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