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Police Beat 02/20 to 03/03


At 4:13 p.m. the University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) arrived at the New Balance Student Recreation Center after receiving a theft report. Someone stole a Columbia jacket and AirPods from the changing rooms.

Officers responded near Cutler Health Center after someone reported an individual smoking marijuana. However, the person was gone upon the officer’s arrival.



At 9:30 a.m. UMPD received a report of misplaced property after an individual lost their equipment two years ago.

At 2:50 p.m. officers responded to the New Balance Student Recreation Center for a property damage incident. There were minor damages to vehicles and no injuries.

At 5:45 p.m. UMPD received a report of a stolen wallet from the Memorial Gym.

At 5:54 p.m. officers arrived at the Buchanan Alumni Hall for a property damage report.

At 11:30 p.m. UMPD and the University Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC) responded to Cumberland Hall after receiving a medical call. The individual refused transport.



At 8:30 p.m. UMPD received a report via Campus Eyes from the second floor of Cumberland Hall describing loud noise and possible underage drinking. However, the concerns were unfounded, and no one was charged.



At 12:30 a.m. officers arrived at Somerset Hall for a report of criminal mischief and underage drinking. A student was referred to student conduct.

At 2:30 a.m. UMPD and UVAC responded to Knox Hall for a medical call, and the individual was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

At 5:39 p.m. officers received a report of an aggressive person at Fogler Library. The individual was bothering staff and was ordered to leave the library, which they did without any further problems.

At 10:50 p.m. UMPD arrived on the second floor at Gannett Hall for a loud noise complaint. The RA handled the situation and there was no need for police involvement.



At 8:39 p.m. UMPD and UVAC responded to the first floor of Knox Hall for a medical emergency. The individual was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.



At 7:21 a.m. officers responded to a property damage accident at the intersection of Sebec Road and Schoodic Road. There were minor vehicle damages and no injuries.

At 9:18 a.m. UMPD received a report of loud music at Coburn Hall. When officers arrived, they did not hear any music.

At 2:07 p.m. a motorist was experiencing mechanical problems and was blocking traffic on Rangeley Road. Officers were able to provide vehicle assistance.



At 10:40 a.m. officers responded to a medical call from Witter Farm. A person was injured and transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center.

At 1:30 p.m. UMPD took a report of a clothing theft from a dryer in Kennebec Hall.

At 4:03 p.m. UMPD assisted the Orono Fire Department for an alarm going off in Ferland Hall. A mechanical error caused the alarm to go off.

At 4:50 p.m. officers arrived at Witter Farm after employees reported they found a firearm. However, officers determined the object was a farming tool and not a gun.



At 7:07 p.m. officers investigated a property damage accident in the parking lot near Somerset Hall. There was minor damage and no injuries.

At 10:44 a.m. UMPD assisted the Orono Police Department to locate a student in Somerset Hall.



At 2:03 p.m. officers responded to the Collins Center for the Arts parking lot for a motor vehicle crash.

At 2:54 p.m. someone reported two people smoking marijuana near the York Hall loading zone. The individuals were gone upon officers’ arrival.

At 4 p.m. officers received a report of six groundhogs near the bike trail that runs from the Versant Astronomy to Route 2. Warden Services were contacted, and they advised to let nature to take its course.

At 5 p.m. a drone was reported flying over Witter Farm. When officers arrived, the drone was gone. It is illegal to fly a drone over UMaine without permission.

At 5:34 p.m. UMPD received a theft report from the Woodsman Club. Someone had stolen a crosscut saw.



At 1:37 a.m. UMPD and UVAC arrived at the Bear’s Den for someone who had fallen. The person was treated onsite and given a ride back to their dorm.

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