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Police Beat

Nov. 7 – 12:29 p.m.

The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a call reporting an assault that had happened at the Hauck Circle by the Black Bear Connector bus stop. UMPD investigated the call and confirmed that an assault had occurred. The person responsible, Gillian Yarmal, 34, was found to have gotten into a disagreement while waiting for the bus. Yarmal was summoned to court and was charged with assault.

Nov. 9 – 12:05 a.m. 

While on patrol, a UMPD officer noticed the smell of marijuana on the third floor of Somerset Hall. The officer was able to trace the smell to an 18 year old student, and found she was in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The student was summoned for possession of a usable amount of marijuana by a minor.

Nov. 10 – 12:55 p.m.

Residence staff in Androscoggin Hall reported a strong smell of marijuana to UMPD. After investigation, UMPD found Guy Bouchie, 18, in possession of marijuana. Bouchie was summoned for possession of a usable amount of marijuana by a minor and has a court date in December.

Nov. 12 – 3:05 p.m.

As a result of the alert released by UMPD earlier during the week, UMPD was informed that Michael Robert Nigro, 22, was located in Androscoggin Hall. When UMPD confronted him, he tried to run but was apprehended in Hilltop Lot. Nigro was arrested for criminal trespass and refusal to submit to arrest or detention, was issued a warrant for failure to appear in court and was transported to Penobscot County Jail.

Nov. 13 – 3:05 p.m.

UMPD received a Campus Eyes report of the smell of marijuana in Cumberland Hall. UMPD investigated and found Mariah Johnson, 18, was in possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Johnson was summoned and has a court date in February.


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