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Police Beat: Possible heart attack(?), fake IDs, and burnt popcorn

Matt Ricci

By Blake Bowen
Staff Writer
A crash was reported by UPD at South Village Blvd. and FGCU South Bridge Loop Road on Feb. 1. A tow truck was called to tow away one of the vehicles involved, but no injuries were reported.
A subject was escorted from  Eagle Fest at Alico Arena on Feb. 1 by UPD for fighting; no charges were filed.
UPD received a report of a student having a heart attack and in need of medical assistance on Feb. 3 in Palmetto Hall. Officials responded, but the subject refused transport and told police she’ll be staying with her friend. We reached out to UPD for comment and are still waiting for a response. 
A panic button at Sugden Hall was pressed on Feb. 3. UPD attempted contact with no answer and then responded to the scene to find it was an accidental activation.
UPD received reports of a suspicious person on Feb. 4 at BYOB. Complainants said the female subject approached them and made them feel uncomfortable. Officials patrolled the area but were unable to find anyone that matched the description given to them.
An elevator in Lutgert Hall got stuck on the 4th floor on Feb. 5. Officials arrived and found the complainant was out of the elevator and the elevator was working, but it was shut down by plant due to mechanical issues.
AOC requested an admin search of a room in Everglades Hall in South Village on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The resident of the room was present and official found contraband such as 10 counterfeit licenses from 10 different states. UPD says the case will be handled by administration.
Officials responded to a fire alarm coming from Modular II on Feb.  6. The alarm went off because someone burnt popcorn and the alarm was cleared. 

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