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Police beat for Oct. 22

Oct. 12, 2018 – 8:00 p.m.

An officer monitoring a hockey game at Alfond Arena discovered a student had snuck a flask of whiskey into the venue. The officer called for backup from the other officer monitoring the game. The student was kicked out of the arena.

Oct. 12, 2018 – 10:50 p.m.

Officers responded to the York Hall first floor men’s room for a report of criminal mischief. They discovered writing in the bathroom written in permanent marker. There are no suspects.

Oct. 12, 2018 – 11:20 p.m.

An officer was making routine rounds on the second floor of Oxford Hall when he heard loud coughing coming from inside a resident’s room. He knocked on the door to find seven students smoking marijuana inside. One of the students inside was the resident of the room, and he was charged with possession of marijuana and the rest of the people in the room were referred to the Student Conduct Committee.

Oct. 15, 2018 – 1 a.m.

Someone called to report that a $2,000 Specialized-brand bike had been stolen from the area near Raymond H. Fogler Library. The lock on the bike had been cut. There are no suspects.

Oct. 17, 2018 – 3 p.m.

In the Hilltop parking lot, a student taking a nap in the back of his van awoke to find a stranger rummaging through his belongings in the front passenger seat. The owner of the vehicle shouted to get the stranger’s attention at which point the attempted-burglar left the vehicle, got on his bike and fled toward the bike trails. The owner of the vehicle attempted to catch up but quickly fell behind. He then called the University of Maine Police Department. Upon returning to his vehicle, the owner discovered his wallet was open and $2 were missing.

Oct. 19, 2018 – 6 p.m.

Resident Assistants in Cumberland Hall called officers to report that a student had thrown a printer from a third-floor window. When officers arrived, they talked to the offender, who admitted he had failed an exam earlier in the day and wanted to hurl his printer out the window to let out some anger. Officers referred the resident to the Student Conduct Committee for reckless conduct.

Oct. 19, 2018 – 9 p.m.

An officer outside of York Hall noticed an individual smoking something that did not appear to be a cigarette in a second-floor window. The officer went to the second floor to talk to a 19-year-old male, who was a guest in the building. The officer summoned him for possession of marijuana.

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