Police Beat: Suspicious person, fake jobs, and drug-addicted potatoes
On Tuesday, April 11 at 1:44 a.m., officers located a duffle bag at North Lake Village. The bag was full of dirty gym clothes and was left by the owner’s car.
On Tuesday, April 11 at 10:46 p.m., a complainant reported to UPD that she had been receiving threatening texts from a person she did not know who wanted to “fight” her. UPD officers advised the complainant to block the number and end further communications.
On Wednesday, April 12 at 3:04 a.m., a dining hall employee requested an officer to bring bolt cutters so that she could cut the lock off the freezer and get the key that had been locked inside it.
On Thursday, April 13 at 3:42 p.m., an RA called UPD to report that she had been finding potatoes outside Building B of North Lake Village. UPD believed individuals were using potatoes to smoke marijuana, however these potatoes did not contain any marijuana.
Party of one
On Thursday, April 13 at 5:08 p.m., a complainant asked UPD to investigate possible sexual activity in the men’s bathroom. Officers canvassed the scene and found only a single male who was changing his clothes.
On Saturday, April 16 at 5:21 a.m., an officer found advertisements for a student work position. UPD investigated the posters and found them to be connected to a fraudulent business.
On Saturday, April 16 at 1:51 a.m., UPD officers found a male standing outside Reed Hall. The man reported that he was looking for Wi-Fi.
Trespassing at North Lake
On Saturday, April 16 at 3:53 a.m., four individuals were found behind Building K in a closed-off area. An officer informed them that they were trespassing and escorted them out of the area.