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UPD Beat: Alleged Road Rage Incident Involving a Firearm on FGCU South Bridge Loop

UPD Beat: Alleged Road Rage Incident Involving a Firearm on FGCU South Bridge Loop

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

On Dec. 12, UPD received a call reporting a male student who was using foul language and throwing his belongings while storming down the stairs in McTarnaghan Hall. According to the report, he had been...

UPD Beat: Driver Hits UPD Car After Getting Caught Engaging in Sexual Activity

UPD Beat: Driver Hits UPD Car After Getting Caught Engaging in Sexual Activity

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer January 12, 2023

Multiple calls were made to UPD on Dec. 7 regarding a male laying in the middle of the road near the Bower School of Music & the Arts. According to the report, the officer on scene said he was disoriented,...

UPD Beat: Serial North Lake Village Car Break-ins

UPD Beat: Serial North Lake Village Car Break-ins

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

A report was filed with UPD Nov. 21 concerning a physical altercation off campus in Coastal Village. According to the report, someone wearing a dark red jacket and jeans choked a woman and took items out...

UPD Beat: Water Leaks into Electrical Box on Campus

UPD Beat: Water Leaks into Electrical Box on Campus

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

USSI requested access to a room in Seidler Hall Nov. 12 due to a faucet in the room leaking water onto the electrical box, according to the report. The situation was turned over to the Physical Plant.   On...

UPD Beat: Driver Caught Defacing Political Signage

UPD Beat: Driver Caught Defacing Political Signage

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

A report was made Nov. 6 about a driver defacing political signs on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. The officer that arrived on scene, advised the individual who called where to place new political signs. The...

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UPD Beat: Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian on Campus

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

There was a crash between two vehicles on Oct. 28. An officer stood by since the two vehicles were blocking traffic. The vehicles were moved out of the roadway and traffic was cleared, according to the...

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UPD Beat: Fire Extinguisher Thrown Through Campus Housing Window

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

On Oct. 22, male student reported to UPD that he had cashed three checks for approximately $4900 for an unknown individual. According to the report, after the money was taken from the accounts, the male...

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UPD Beat: Student Reports Suspicious Conversation About a Gun, Individual Unknown

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

UPD received calls from multiple individuals on Oct. 14 in reference to a male individual yelling at them. According to the report, the male individual was threatening them and himself because they were...

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UPD Beat: Student finds Knife and Letter Outside Her Door

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

On Oct. 10, a female student called UPD to report a knife attached to a letter that was left at her doorstep. The female student told UPD that the female individual, who left the knife and note, had also...

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UPD Beat: Student Scammed of $800 from Fake Department Chair Email

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

A male student called UPD on Sept. 23 to report he was lost in the nature trail on FGCU Boulevard, and an officer entered the nature trail where the student’s car was found. The call disconnected when...

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UPD Beat: Student Sent to Hospital from E-scooter Injury

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

An RA called UPD Sept. 17 to report a fight between two male students on the fifth floor of Eagle Hall. The RA told UPD that both of the male students pushed past her and left the area. According to the...

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UPD Beat: Campus Preacher hits Student in Altercation

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

On Sept. 9, a female student made a report with UPD and stated she had a recording of a preacher on the campus hitting a male student with a sign. The male student tried to take the preacher's sign which...

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