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Police Beat for Feb. 5

A message from UMPD

The Mahaney Dome on Long Road was vandalized sometime between 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2 and 8 a.m., Friday Feb. 3. The 17 cuts in the outer skin resulted in an estimated $1,500 in damage, which is now being repaired.

The Division of Student Life and UMaine Police Department are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism.

Contact Detective Keith Mercier, 207.581.4072; with information.

Anonymous tips can be left via Campus Eyes. Note that information is always appreciated, but being anonymous makes it difficult to give you a reward.

Jan. 30

Help! He’s fallen and he got up!

1:32 p.m. – A medical call was placed in Aubert Hall for a male student who fell and was briefly unconscious. When officers arrived on scene, he was conscious and a little dizzy. He was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Jan. 31

A bad drawing’s worth a thousand words

9:44 p.m. – Members of the Fogler Library staff called in a complaint to UMPD of criminal mischief in the men’s bathroom. Written in the bathroom was a poem, which someone decided to draw over with a crude swastika. When an officer arrived, he removed the graffiti.

Shaken in Shibles

12:53 p.m. – A medical call was placed in Shibles Hall for a student who had a seizure. When officers arrived on scene, he was alert and conscious. He was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

No marijuana for you

9:25 p.m. – UMPD officers responded to an RA complaint of an odor of marijuana on the third floor of Oxford Hall. Upon arrival, officers located the room and knocked on the door to find an 18-year-old first year student and his roommate, also a first-year student, 19, inside. The office inquired about the odor of marijuana and the students admitted to not having medical marijuana cards. They produced two pipes, a grinder, torches and other materials. Both students were summonsed for possession of paraphernalia and referred to judicial affairs.

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