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Police Beat: Snakes, marijuana, and skateboarders

EN Photo / Kelli Krebs

No pets allowed

On Sept. 22 at around 11:30 a.m., UPD received a complaint that there was a snake in the North Lake Village housing. The officers quickly removed the snake from the room.

Save us quietly

UPD was contacted on Sept. 23, after 11 a.m. regarding a noise violation on the Student Plaza outside of McTarnaghan Hall. Upon discovery of a preacher yelling on campus, UPD asked him to leave and turn off the music he was playing as it was no longer permitted during those hours.

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Mr. Nice Guy

A call was received by UPD at 7:45 p.m. on Sept. 23 from a student to report that he backed into someone else’s vehicle. Both him and the owner of the other vehicle were present and there were no injuries reported.

Up in smoke

UPD was present for a residential search in Osprey Hall on Sept. 26 at 12:30 a.m. Upon investigation, the officers found stems that tested positive for THC and at least 14.5 grams of marijuana that UPD took into their position.

Whats yours, is mine

A call came into UPD on Sept. 26 at around 9:30 a.m. that a student was parked in a reserved spot in Lot 1. The car was moved, however, UPD was advised that this is a frequently reoccurring problem with multiple spots in the mornings.

FGCU Pro Skater

On Sept. 26 at 11:58 a.m. UPD had spotted a skateboarder riding down the middle of the roadway near South Village. The officer had stopped the skater and issued a verbal warning.

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