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Police Beat – Jan. 27

Jan. 17 – 7:30 p.m.

While on duty, Officer Irish of the Orono Police Department (OPD) received a call from Thriftway reporting the attempted use of a fake I.D. by Christopher Paquin, 18, of Massachusetts. Paquin had attempted to purchase alcohol and was asked for I.D. which was found to be fake. When Officer Irish arrived, Paquin was compliant. Paquin was summoned for a civil violation and has a court date set in February.

Jan. 19 – 9:04 p.m.

While on duty, an officer from the University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a call from a resident assistant (RA) in Androscoggin Hall reporting that they smelled marijuana on the first floor. The officer responded to the call and found three male students in possession of a mason jar and multiple baggies full of marijuana and various paraphernalia items. The students were compliant with the UMPD officer and were not charged with an offense. The students were referred to the Student Conduct Code Committee.

Jan. 22 – 1 p.m.

A student reported to UMPD that they had left a black Acer laptop in Deering Hall, which had gone missing and was presumed stolen. There is an ongoing investigation into the whereabouts of the laptop. If anyone has any information, please call UMPD at 581-4040.

Jan. 23 – 10 a.m.

UMPD received a report that a drink cooler located outside of the Reserve Officer Training Corps weight room was broken into and over $300 worth of drinks were stolen. UMPD is still investigating the incident. If anyone has any information, please call UMPD at 581-4040.

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