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Police Beat: Feb. 4, 2013

Sorry for party rockin’

A UMPD officer reported an alcohol offense at Cumberland Hall at 10:06 p.m. Jan. 25. An officer on foot patrol heard loud music playing in a room and saw an intoxicated male exit the room. The officer knocked on the door and an occupant opened it. The officer found six males with open beer containers. Two non-students, 17 and 19, were escorted from campus and given a 24 hour n0-trespass warning. Three students — 18, 18 and 19 — were summonsed for illegal possession of alcohol by a minor by consumption. Two students, 19, were referred to Judicial Affairs.

‘I’m fine’

A UMPD officer reported an alcohol offense near Sigma Alpha Epsilon at 12:56 a.m. Jan. 26. Officers were parked in a marked police vehicle near the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house when Autumn Murtagh, 20, exited the house and waved to the officers. She opened the rear door of the officers’ vehicle and sat in the back seat. When asked if she was aware that she had gotten into the back of a police vehicle, Murtagh responded, “I’m fine, just waiting for a friend.” Officers determined she was not aware of her surroundings and was intoxicated. Murtagh was summonsed for illegal possession of alcohol by a minor.

Drunk punk

UMPD received a report of an alcohol offense at Somerset Hall at 2:37 a.m. Dominic Desjardins, 18, was seen running from Oxford Hall to Somerset Hall. Desjardins was found by UMPD officers in a room on the first floor of Somerset Hall. Desjardins was unable to stand straight and was determined to be intoxicated. Desjardins said he had an argument with his girlfriend in a room at Oxford Hall and was removed from the room by her male friends.

Officers talked to Desjardins’ girlfriend and discovered they had been together for a month, and there was no previous history of violence between the two. Desjardins was summonsed for illegal possession of alcohol by a minor by consumption.

Get well soon

UMPD received a report of illness at Hilltop Dining Hall at 6:06 p.m. Jan. 24. A male non-student, 51, complained of left arm numbness. He was transported by UVAC to St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor.

Message received

UMPD received a report of harassment at 4:13 p.m. Jan. 27. The victim said he received two phone messages from Joseph Galante, 18, and Dillon Letson, 18 that included threats to assault the victim. The victim said he knew who the callers were and that the threats stemmed from an earlier incident where the victim made statements about his girlfriend. Galante and Letson were issued harassment notices.