Aug. 26 – 5:25 p.m.
On Aug. 26, 18-year-old Joseph Farrelly of Rhode Island was charged with minor presenting a false ID card, which is a civil violation.
Aug. 27 – 4:20 p.m.
On Aug. 27 at 4:20 p.m., Keegan Comeau of Massachusetts,18, was charged with minor presenting a false ID card, a civil violation.
Aug. 27 – 7:35 p.m.
On Aug 27 at 7:35 p.m, Michael Rhodes of Massachusettes, 19, was charged with minor presenting a false ID card, a civil violation.
The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) responded to a large group of students sitting in Stewart Commons. No charges were filed and the students were sent back to their rooms.
Aug. 28 – 12:00 a.m.
On Aug. 28, a little after midnight, five students were found to be in possession of stolen traffic cones. These five students were referred to conduct and the traffic cones were safely returned to the Bangor Water District.
Aug. 28 – 10:04 p.m.
On Aug. 28, UMPD arrived at Stewart Commons after it was reported that a large group of students was assembled there. The students were found to be in possession of empty alcohol containers but no charges were filed against them.
Aug. 28 – 6:55 p.m.
On Aug. 28 at 6:55 p.m William Blais of Connecticut, 19, was charged with minor presenting a false ID card, which is a civil violation.
Aug. 28 – 11:39 p.m.
On Aug. 28, UMPD responded to a medical call on the third floor of Aroostook Hall. An intoxicated female was transported to Northern Light Hospital in Bangor. No charges were filed but the student was referred to conduct.
Aug. 28 – 11:39 p.m.
On Aug. 28 at 11:39 p.m., there were a large number of students drinking on Stewart Commons. When police arrived they all ran back to their respective residence halls and no charges were filed.
Aug. 28 – 11:40 p.m.
On Aug. 28 at 11:40 p.m., 19-year-old Christian Zlamany of Connecticut was charged with illegal possession of liquor by a minor, which is a civil violation.
Aug. 29 – 4:54 a.m.
On Aug. 29, UMPD responded to a medical call involving a twenty-year-old student residing in Hart Hall who was found outside the Mahaney Clubhouse near the baseball field. Officers arrived at the scene where the man provided a fake ID and was evaluated by paramedics from the Orono Fire Department. He was found to be extremely intoxicated. The student was not transported to the hospital but was referred to conduct and no charges were filed against him.
On Aug. 29 UMPD received a report through the Campus Eyes app that detailed a large group drinking on a quad. It is believed that this was the same incident they responded to at 1:30 a.m.
Aug. 29 – 10:39 p.m.
On Aug. 29, UMPD responded to reports of a large group and noise on Stewart Commons. No charges were filed.
Aug. 30 – 1:30 a.m.
On Aug. 30, an RA called UMPD to report a large gathering on Stewart Commons. All the students had left or were in the process of leaving once officers arrived on the scene.
Aug. 30 – 2:36 p.m.
On Aug. 30, UMPD officers responded to a call regarding a large group traveling on foot up Rangeley Road. The group was chanting “Black Lives Matter” and were heading for Martin Luther King Plaza. After briefly stopping there, a few more individuals joined their group and they marched off campus. The group was not disruptive and no charges were filed.
Aug. 30 – 9:55 p.m.
On Aug. 30, UMPD responded to a large gathering in Stewart Commons, but when officers arrived all the students dispersed. No charges were filed.
On Aug. 31 at approximately midnight, UMPD officers were dispatched to the Knox Hall parking lot because a group of students was making noise. Once officers arrived the students left on their own accord.
Aug. 31 – 9:26 p.m.
On Aug. 31, about 100 students were congregated in Stewart Commons listening to loud music. Once UMPD arrived, students ran off and the ones who stayed were cooperative with authorities and returned to their respective residence halls.
On Aug. 31 at approximately midnight the following individuals were charged: Megan O’Connell of Orono, Maine; Olivia Bourque of Farmingdale, Maine; Layne Audet of Winthrop, Maine and Hailey Morrill of Gorham, Maine. They were all charged with furnishing a place for minors to consume or possess liquor, which is a class D crime.
Sept 1 – 4:21 p.m.
On Sept. 1, UMPD found students smoking cigarettes in a large crowd in Stewart Commons. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that some students involved had received a positive COVID-19 test result and were breaking the mandatory quarantine. The students who were breaking quarantine were sent to conduct and no charges were filed.
Sept. 1 – 6:12 p.m.
On Sept. 1, UMPD was dispatched to the Lambda Chi fraternity on College Avenue. When the officer responded, there were students and members of the fraternity playing beer pong on the front lawn. Everyone was wearing a face mask and social distancing was being practiced by all. There were no signs of alcohol and they were advised to move their game to the backyard which is out of view from College Avenue. No charges were filed.
Sept. 2 – 8:47 p.m.
On Sept. 2, the UMPD responded to a medical call at Androscoggin Hall. Upon arrival, they found an intoxicated student in the north stairwell on the third-floor landing. His friends gave a statement to officers that they had brought him there after finding him in Stewart Commons. Orono Fire responded with an ambulance and successfully transported the student to Northern Light Hospital in Bangor for concerns surrounding intoxication. The student was not charged and was referred to conduct.