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Police Beat for April 9

March 29

11:30 p.m. – At the intersection of Park Street and Washburn Drive, Orono Police Department (OPD)  officers stopped a car belonging to a 20-year-old male for operating without headlights on during nighttime. The man stated he was picking up friends from the Bear Brew earlier. Sergeant LaJoie and Officer Morse saw alcohol in the backseat of the car, and asked to conduct a vehicle search. Officers seized the alcohol from the male’s possession, and issued him a summons for illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 10.

March 30

11:15 p.m. – OPD received a call about a noise complaint from Orchard Trails. A twenty-year-old female of Gray, Maine said she was the only tenant present at the time. Officers warned the female about the noise, and she asked everyone to leave.

11:35 p.m. – While patrolling Crosby Street, OPD officers found a male subject partially unconscious in a parked car on the side of the road. The Fire Dept. transported the man to Eastern Maine Medical Center. Officers determined the 18-year-old man from Bangor had come from the female’s party at OT.

12:10 a.m. – Officers returned to the female’s residence. She admitted to knowingly throwing a party with underage people in her apartment. She was issued a summons for furnishing a place for minors to consume alcohol and will appear in court on May 10.

March 31

12:28 a.m. – A 19-year-old male of Lambda Chi Alpha was charged with illegal possession of alcohol by a minor on Saturday morning. University of Maine Police Department(UMPD) officers issued the male a summons and a referral to student conduct. The fraternity also received a referral for providing alcohol to a minor. The male is scheduled to appear in court on May 17.

March 31

1:15 a.m. – Courtesy officers at The Avenue in Orono were ordering guest cars to be towed for parking in residential areas when they called OPD and asked for back-up at 12:30 a.m., but abruptly hung up the phone without an explanation. OPD arrived at the scene to find a 23-year-old male, who was reportedly under the influence and harassing people. OPD gave the male three warnings before placing him under arrest for disorderly conduct. He was taken to Penobscot County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 10.

April 1

4:08 p.m. – UMPD reported that someone entered the women’s locker room of the NBSRC on Sunday afternoon and stole a bra and a pair of underwear. It was not confirmed whether the suspect was a member or a guest at the recreation center. The suspect has not yet been revealed.

April 4

6:00 a.m. – UMPD reported that staff at the New Balance Student Recreation Center found a glass entrance door that was broken in, presumably during the night. The incident has reportedly caused $300 worth of damage. There are no suspects yet.


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