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Police Beat

Nov. 15 – 10:00 p.m.

The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a call from the Resident Assistant (RA) staff referencing an intoxicated person in Gannett Hall. RA staff reported that a female student had returned to the dorm covered in vomit. The University of Maine Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC) was called and assessed the student. The student was not transported. The student was found in possession of alcohol and marijuana by a minor, and the student became extremely emotional toward the UMPD. The student was referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee. 

Nov. 15 – 10:15 p.m.

UMPD received a call from RA staff in Cumberland Hall and were called to a room to assess underage students who had been caught with alcohol in the dorm. Three guests were found in the room, all of whom were minors. The juveniles were transported to the UMPD station, their parents were called and they were picked up from UMPD. The juveniles were given a no-trespass order. After an investigation by UMPD, it was found that the resident whom the room was assigned to had left campus and allowed friends to use his room. The resident of the room was referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee.

Nov. 16 – 1:00 a.m.

A UMPD officer was on patrol in Somerset Hall and noticed the odor of marijuana. The UMPD officer approached one of the rooms, and after a resident opened the door, the officer noticed open beer cans. All of the residents and guests in the room were under 21 and were referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee.  

Nov. 16 – 1:15 a.m.

While a UMPD officer was on duty in Somerset Hall and involved in another conduct issue, a student down the hall from the incident opened their door and was holding a beer. The student was under 21 and all residents and guests in the room were referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee. 

Nov. 16 – 8:00 p.m.

UMPD was called to Hart Hall and notified of profanity graffitied onto the wall of the second-floor stairwell in sharpie. The perpetrator was not identified, and UMPD is continuing to pursue the incident. 

Nov. 17 – 12:00 p.m.

UMPD was called to the fourth floor of Oxford Hall by RA staff and was notified of a half-burnt paper towel that was found. Orono Fire Department was notified. The perpetrator was not identified.

Nov. 19 – 3:00 p.m.

The staff at Hilltop Market reported a counterfeit $100 bill to UMPD. The bill was received during a hockey game on Friday, Nov. 16. The Secret Service was notified.


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