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Police Beat: 10/11 to 10/31


Around 8 a.m., an information complaint was made to the University of Maine Police Department (UMPD), resulting in a protection order between two students.  

At 1:30 p.m., another information complaint was reported from the Mall. A male student was offered a bible by another student and declined the offer. The individual responded with the phrase, “I’ll see you later.”

Around 11 p.m., criminal mischief was reported from Somerset Hall. The men’s bathroom was vandalized, leaving a broken door and damaged floor tiles. There are currently no suspects.

At 11:30 p.m., there was an alcohol offense in Somerset Hall. An underage female student was located under the influence in the hallway and sent to conduct.


Around 2 p.m., there was an information complaint on campus about blackmail. A student was being trolled on social media for inappropriate photos.


At 9:30 a.m., Campus Eyes filed an information complaint. It was an alcohol violation involving underage drinking and partying with high schoolers.

Around noon, another information complaint was reported from the New Balance Recreation Center. The individual noticed their vehicle had been keyed at the Hilltop parking lot.

Around 1 p.m., there was a harassment complaint at Patch Hall harassment. A female student was being bothered by her ex-boyfriend and his mother via social media. 

At 5 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported from Fogler Library. The caller witnessed a male wearing a hoodie who was acting intoxicated.

Around 10 p.m., a wanted-out request was issued from the Memorial Union when a male criminal trespassed on campus.


At 10:30 a.m., an alcohol offense occurred in the Dunn Hall parking lot. An underage student was tailgating. UMPD asked the individual to leave, and they were sent to conduct.

At 11:30 a.m., another student was removed from the tailgate lot for not being 21.

Around 1 p.m., a suspicious complaint was made from Dunn Hall upon witnessing 12-15 people in the building. The group was told the building was closed when trying to use the restroom.

At 6 p.m., UMPD assisted the Holden Police Department. A resident called when their wife did not come back from the UMaine hockey game. The elderly female did eventually return home. 

Around 11 p.m., a wanted-out request was made at the Alpha Sigma fraternity house. UMPD arrived on the scene and escorted two alumni off the property.


Around 4 p.m., UMPD assisted the Old Town Police Department regarding a vehicle location on campus. It was not found.

Around 7 p.m., Campus Eyes issued an information complaint from an anonymous report. It was related to hazing and underage drinking.

Around 8 p.m., Campus Eyes also reported the smell of marijuana on the second floor of Androscoggin Hall.


Around 7 a.m., there was a burglary outside of Hilltop. A cup full of change was stolen from the inside of a motor vehicle.

Around midnight, someone from the Children’s Center called to ask if fraternities were allowed to park a camper on the property.

At 3:30 p.m., UMPD had an agency assist the Orono Fire Department when something was put in a microwave that should not have been at Hilltop.


At 1 p.m., a female in Cumberland Hall reported that a photo of her sleeping had been taken and distributed without consent. 

Around 5:30 p.m., a traffic offense occurred on College Ave. The driver was issued a summons for operating without a license.

Around 8:30 p.m., Campus Eyes reported that somebody was using marijuana near Somerset Hall. 

At 9 p.m., UMPD made an agency assist the Orono Fire Department. An individual was trapped in the elevator at Somerset Hall.


Around 7 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported by staff at the New Balance Recreation Center. A portion of the parking lot was blocked off.

Also, at 7 a.m., there was an information complaint at Androscoggin Hall. A gas-powered bicycle was found inside the building and smelled of fuel, which is prohibited.

At 10 a.m., an information complaint was made from the New Balance Field House. A male was spotted walking on the bike trail with a black ski mask on. UMPD has not been able to identify him, but he has been seen frequently, making others uneasy.

Around 3 p.m. on Rangeley Road, there was a property damage accident at the intersection.

Around 3:30 p.m., a car crash occurred on Hilltop Road. A parked car was backed into.

Around 7:30 p.m., a bike theft report was made from Estabrooke Hall. There are currently no suspects.

Around 8 p.m., UMPD assisted the Orono Fire Department. Someone was stuck in the Somerset elevator.

At 11 p.m., an information complaint came from York Hall regarding threats of blackmail and naked photo requests. The victim blocked and reported them. No incidents have occurred since then. 


Nothing to report. 


At 1 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported from the Oxford Quad. Students and guests were seen drinking. The students were referred to conduct, and the guests were removed from campus.

At 6 a.m., UMPD assisted the Orono Police Department with a home invasion, which turned out to be drug-related.

At 9 a.m., a communications complaint was made by Tau Kappa Epsilon. An individual from Old Town continuously called the house, and Old Town PD issued a harassment notice.

Around 1 p.m., criminal mischief took place in Cumberland Hall. A female student had parked and returned to find it covered in detergent granules. There was no damage, and she washed it off.

At 3 p.m., a scam call was reported when the Lown House received an email stating if they send $25, they’ll receive $25,000 in return. 

Around 5 p.m., criminal mischief occurred at Somerset Hall. Multiple exit signs were damaged.


Around 1:30 a.m., UMPD made an OUI stop on Munson Road. The driver was charged.

Around 7:30 a.m., criminal mischief was reported in Somerset Hall when five exit signs were damaged.

Around 8 a.m., an information complaint was made from the Howard A. Keyo Public Affairs Building. The caller heard what they thought was an airsoft gun going off. There was no vehicle or suspect description. 

At noon, UMPD assisted the Orono Fire Department in Somerset Hall when a person was trapped in the elevator.

Around 2 p.m., an information complaint was reported from the CCA parking lot when a suspicious person in a red hoodie was spotted. UMPD did not locate them. 

Around 10:30 p.m., a report from Cumberland Hall alleged that a student might have a firearm, but they did not.

At 11:30 p.m., there was an accident near the Astronomy Center. An individual’s parked vehicle in the Hilltop parking lot was dented.


At 2 a.m., a theft complaint was reported from Phi Eta Kappa regarding a missing black Under Armor book bag. There are no suspects at this time. 


Around 2:30 p.m., a male student’s vehicle was struck by a Kiwibot on Gannett Road. The damage was a couple of scuff marks.

Around 3 p.m. at Mahoney Diamond Field, an individual was spotted riding a bike with two jackets on. He was in the area to pick up cans and bottles in return for transient checks.

Around 6 p.m., an information complaint was made when a swim team member received anonymous harassing Instagram messages. They blocked the handle and have not received any more messages. 

At 7:30 p.m., an individual noticed an empty fire extinguisher in Cumberland Hall.


At 11 a.m., there was a criminal trespass notice at Patch Hall.

At noon, an accident occurred near Cumberland Hall. A female’s vehicle was struck overnight while parked.

At 2 p.m., there was a theft complaint from Bennett Hall. A student was missing their book bag with an air tag that would not ping.

Around 2:30 p.m., Lambda Chi Alpha reported criminal mischief regarding a BMW that was keyed at some point over the last few days.

At 5:30 p.m., a wanted-out was issued at Patch Hall and considered a criminal trespass. 

At 8 p.m., a scam was reported in Stodder Hall. The email asked for $2,300 in return for $5,000. 


At 5 a.m., it was reported that all the showers in Androscoggin Hall were left running, and stall doors were damaged. 

At 10 a.m., a communication complaint was reported from the Chandler House. Messages were received from an unknown number, all in gibberish.

Around 4 p.m., an information complaint was reported regarding a person with an orange vest dressed in camoflauge at University Park. 

Around 8:30 p.m., UMPD assisted state police in Spanish translation on I-95. 


At 3 a.m., criminal mischief took place at Oxford Hall. Doors and bathroom signs were torn off on the second and third floors. 

At 8 p.m., an information complaint was reported at Cumberland Hall. There were issues between two roommates, and the University is on the case.

At 10 p.m., a wanted-out request was issued at Fogler Library. A female refused to leave despite staff orders, but she left before officers arrived on the scene. 

At 10 p.m., criminal mischief occurred at Hilltop. Several vehicles were left with scratches and dents in a row.

Around 11:30 p.m., there was a wanted-out request at Lambda Chi Alpha, as people in the house refused to leave. There was also an alcohol offense at College Avenue. The student under 21 years old was submitted to conduct.

At this same time, an intoxicated female was located in Oxford Hallway. UVAC checked her out, refused transport, and was referred to conduct.

Around midnight, an intoxication complaint came from Lambda Chi Alpha when a female who seemed intoxicated was seen walking towards campus. Contact was made, and she was transported to the hospital. Also, at this time, three intoxicated underage females were spotted at Oxford Hall and referred to conduct.


At noon, criminal mischief took place at Boardman Hall. A sign that displays a professor’s name was taken down for the fifth time. 

Around 8 p.m., drugs were reported on Rangeley Road when an individual noticed the odor of marijuana from the vehicle. UMPD took it, and those involved were referred to contact

Around 11 p.m., a theft complaint was made near Oxford Hall regarding a bike taken from outside the building. 

Around midnight, there was an information complaint in Androscoggin Hall. UMPD found a missing exit sign and reinstated it. 


Around 7 a.m. UMPD assisted Orono PD in a domestic situation. 

At noon, damage to a vehicle occurred at the Astronomy Center parking lot.

Around 7:30 p.m., there was an accident at the York Hall parking lot. The caller claimed a vehicle rolled back and struck their car. 


At 6 a.m., criminal mischief took place in Androscoggin Hall. It involved damage to restroom showers, trash thrown everywhere, a broken window screen, as well as damage to both exit signs and stall doors. 

Around 10 a.m., drugs were reported in Chandler Hall. The caller accused a person of having marijuana, but they did not.

Around 12:30 p.m., a suspicious complaint was reported in the Memorial Union. A suspicious male was spotted in his vehicle, which was running next to a generator. UMPD arrived, and he was just an employee on break.

At 1:30 p.m., UMPD assisted the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office in translating for a non-English speaking male. 


At midnight, drugs were reported at Somerset Hall. The smell of marijuana was coming from a dorm room, but nobody answered the door. Also, at this time, drugs were discovered on Hilltop Road. UMPD reported several students smoking weed to conduct.

At 7:30 a.m., UMPD assisted the Orono Police Department in escorting a driver who crashed in Orono to class. 

At 7 p.m., marijuana use was reported in Chandler Hall. UMPD located the students and referred them to conduct.

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