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UPD Beat: Alligator the Length of a Car Found on Campus

UPD Beat: Alligator the Length of a Car Found on Campus

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor February 19, 2024

On Feb. 6, a parent requested a welfare check on their student because they were unable to contact them. The officer contacted the student and asked them to contact the complainant. The student did not...

UPD Beat: Professor Kicks Student Out of the Classroom Because of a PowerPoint Presentation

UPD Beat: Professor Kicks Student Out of the Classroom Because of a PowerPoint Presentation

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor February 15, 2024

On Feb. 1, Unit 12 found a running vehicle parked on the third floor of Garage 3 after-hours. Police found marijuana, a grinder and rolling papers after searching the vehicle. The single occupant was found...

UPD Beat: Officers Receive a Report About a Possible Extortion

UPD Beat: Officers Receive a Report About a Possible Extortion

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor December 8, 2023

On Nov. 17, officers responded to a call from a student in North Lake Village about being harassed by a male subject. She said she no longer felt safe walking from the Oak dorm building to the Ackert Community...

UPD Beat: Campus Golf Cart Hits Students Car

UPD Beat: Campus Golf Cart Hits Student’s Car

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor December 6, 2023

On Nov. 9, UPD received a complaint about an angry caller who wanted to file a report about an underground alkaline spring in Sarasota. The caller was described as obnoxious and loud but not threatening....

UPD Beat: Officers Advise Student to Obtain Protective Order Against His Parents

UPD Beat: Officers Advise Student to Obtain Protective Order Against His Parents

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor September 26, 2023

On Sept. 19, UPD responded to a father requesting a welfare check for his daughter who had not spoken to him in several days. Officers found that the daughter was not registered for classes and not living...

UPD Beat: Nude Male Caught Walking Around North Lake Village

UPD Beat: Nude Male Caught Walking Around North Lake Village

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor September 18, 2023

On Sept. 8, UPD received a complaint that there was a group of people hosting a Car Club meeting that was not affiliated with FGCU’s official Car Club. UPD advised FGCU's Car Club to tell its members...

UPD Beat: Snapchat Threat Not Meant for FGCU

UPD Beat: Snapchat Threat Not Meant for FGCU

Abigail Muth, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2023

UPD was called on May 5 after someone received a Snapchat from an unknown sender in a group chat among FGCU students that said they were going to “shoot up the university.” The caller sent a screenshot...

UPD Beat: Bag Filled With $11k Found At Bradshaw Library

UPD Beat: Bag Filled With $11k Found At Bradshaw Library

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor April 19, 2023

UPD was called on April 2 about a homeless white male attempting to get into the WLV Clubhouse. According to the report, when the man was spotted by the complainant, he dropped a plastic bag containing...

UPD Beat: Gun Found in Bag at the SoVi Rec Center 

UPD Beat: Gun Found in Bag at the SoVi Rec Center 

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor April 17, 2023

The Lee County Sheriff's Office was advised on March 21 about a black male threatening North Lake Village residents with weapons. According to the UPD report, the individual said he is affiliated with...

UPD Beat: Cat Trapped in Vehicle Overnight

UPD Beat: Cat Trapped in Vehicle Overnight

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer March 23, 2023

A female student called UPD March 4 due to feeling unsafe with her ex-boyfriend living in the dorm next door to hers and that he had been acting aggressively towards her. The female student's roommate...

UPD Beat: Student Faces Instagram Sextortion

UPD Beat: Student Faces Instagram Sextortion

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer February 9, 2023

UPD received a call Jan. 17 concerning a male individual on campus with a clipboard asking students to do a survey. The caller told UPD he found it strange they would be on campus at 6:45 a.m. asking about...

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...

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