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Police Beat

Sept. 20 – 10:22 p.m. 

While on duty, an officer of the University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) noticed a female first-year on the second floor of Knox Hall with a bottle of wine. The UMPD officer spoke to the resident and had her dump out the wine. She was compliant. The resident was referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee.

Sept. 20 – 10:40 p.m. 

Resident Assistant (RA) staff in Knox Hall called UMPD after finding Cooper Braverman of Houston, Texas in possession of a usable amount of marijuana. UMPD determined that Braverman was under the legal age and was not in possession of a medical marijuana card. The UMPD officer also found alcohol in Braverman’s room. The officer dumped out the alcohol. Braverman was summoned for possession of marijuana by a minor and was referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee for the possession of alcohol by a minor. 

Sept. 20 – 10:42 p.m. 

A UMPD officer was called to the second floor of Oxford Hall by RA staff. The RA had noticed a student drinking, and the UMPD officer spoke with the resident. The resident was compliant, the UMPD officer dumped out the alcohol, and the student was referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee for the possession of alcohol. 

Sept. 21 – 1:00 a.m. 

While on patrol, Officer Morse of the Orono Police Department (OPD) noticed a vehicle speeding on Main Street near Leadbetter’s gas station. Officer Morse conducted a traffic stop and approached the vehicle. Officer Morse noticed an open 18 pack of Natural Light beer in the passenger seat of the car. After speaking with the driver, Cooper Chamberlain, 19, of New Gloucester, Officer Morse conducted a field sobriety test and determined that Chamberlain was inebriated. Chamberlain was arrested and had a blood alcohol test conducted at OPD which tested under 0.8. Chamberlain was charged with violating license restrictions and summoned for the illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor. 

Sept. 21 – 5:45 p.m. 

While on an alcohol detail, Officer Leskey of OPD was called by an employee of Bells IGA who reported a fake ID. The employee had recorded the phone number on the license, and Officer Leskey called. The number belonged to Hanna Sevigny, 19, who lists an Orono address. Sevigny admitted to being in possession of a fake ID. and using it to attempt to buy alcohol. Officer Leskey arranged to meet with Sevigny, who was compliant, and she was summoned for the possession of a fake ID.

Sept. 22 – 1:00 a.m. 

A UMPD officer was called to Androscoggin Hall after three female residents returned to the dorm in an Uber. One of the residents was throwing up, the University Volunteer Ambulance Corps were called, and the student was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor. All three of the residents were referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee. 


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