Police Beat for Feb. 28

IMG_8135 editFeb. 19

10:13 a.m. – Bonk

A woman was struck by a bicycle on Long Road near Bennett Hall. The woman said she was on the phone with her mother, and observed the bicycle a safe distance away. The bike eventually ran into her, only leaving a tire track up the woman’s leg. The operator of the bike, a female, asked if the woman was okay, but quickly left. University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) reported that there were no serious injuries, and this is still under investigation.

12:15 p.m. – Due negligence

UMPD responded to a reported theft of an envelope containing $200 at Boardman Hall. The envelope contained dues collected from members of the American Society of Civil Engineers. This matter is still under investigation.

11:59 p.m. – Last Dance with Mary Jane

UMPD responded to a resident assistant (RA) report of an odor of marijuana. Officers responded and located the room. There were three occupants, one of which was in possession of paraphernalia. Justin Alcorn, a first-year student, was summonsed for sale and use of drug paraphernalia and referred to Judicial Affairs (JA).

Feb. 20

10:23 p.m. – Foggy folly

UMPD and Orono Fire Department responded to a fire alarm activation at Kappa Sigma at 140 Munson Road. When clearing the house, they found 30 people still in the building. Reports say that a fog machine could have set off the fire alarm. The entirety of Kappa Sigma was summonsed for failure to leave after a fire alarm.

Feb. 21 –

3:13 p.m. – Adderaid

UMPD responded to a theft at Hancock Hall. A female student reported that someone, who she didn’t recognize, went into her room. When she came back, 20 of her Adderall pills were missing. Police reports described the perpetrator as looking “a lot like her roommate.” This matter is under investigation.

Feb. 24

7:36 a.m. – Bad mailman

UMPD responded to a report of a theft at the Keyo Building. This report dealt with Printing and Mailing Services, who has received a number of complaints of open or damaged mail. In this instance, two Valentine’s Day cards were missing around $45. Postal inspectors were notified and UMPD is working on a change in policy to stop these violations.

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