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Police Beat for Oct. 25

Oct. 14

9:34 p.m. – Chin-up to no good

University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) responded to Androscoggin Hall after a resident assistant (RA) complained of an intoxicated person. Police made contact with the individual, who was sitting in the hallway. A first-year student, admitted to drinking moonshine and “too many beers.” The student was transported to the hospital for a cut on his chin and precautionary measures. The student was summonsed for possession of alcohol by consumption and referred to Judicial Affairs (JA).

Oct. 16

10:16 p.m. – Two minute drill

UMPD, while on regular patrol, found a first-year student in Oxford Hall displaying signs of intoxication. The student admitted to having a few beers, and was referred to JA. Just two minutes later, while still on patrol, UMPD found another first-year student displaying signs of intoxication. Like the other, they admitted to having a few beers, and also was referred to JA.


10:52 p.m. – Referred by the half-dozen

UMPD responded to Oxford Hall, once again within the hour, after an RA report of underage drinking. Upon arrival, officers saw alcohol in plain view. Six students were in the room, as well as a half-gallon of Orloff, a bottle of Fireball, a 30-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon and a six-pack of Smirnoff Mimosas. Officers described them as “very friendly and very cooperative.” All were referred to JA.

Oct. 17

11:02 a.m. – Parking pass pirate

UMPD responded to a complaint of theft in the Hilltop parking lot. The subject’s car showed no sign of forced entry, leading officers to believe that it was unlocked. The only thing stolen from the vehicle was a parking pass. The matter is under investigation.

12:28 p.m. – Aroost-crook

Almost an hour later, UMPD responded to a theft complaint at the Aroostook Hall parking lot. The subject said her purse, containing cash and cards, and spare change were stolen, amounting to a value of about $40. All credit cards were cancelled.

Oct. 18

4:24 a.m. – Pushed over the edge

UMPD received an emergency call from an emergency box outside of Center Stevens. Officers made contact with a male, who said two drunk men pushed him. UMPD was unable to find the suspects. The victim was not injured.

4:33 a.m. – Spit-taken to jail

UMPD responded to a 911 call referencing a male subject acting unruly. Victims reported that two students spit on two males. Officers made note that two students was “verbally abusive” toward them. The student was arrested for assault, possession of marijuana and violating his condition of release for a prior assault. He was transported to Penobscot County Jail.

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