Police Beat: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2
By Gary Collins
At 12:07 a.m., a resident of Pine Ridge Village reported a loud party in progress to Northern Arizona University Police Department (NAUPD).
The on-call Resident Assistant (RA) was notified. The party was broken up and it was left to dorm staff to handle any future issues.
At 6:48 a.m., a male subject was reported to be running around and screaming between McKay Village and Campus Heights.
Officers were dispatched to the scene and the encountered the subject. After conducting a field interview, the subject was given a ride to an off-campus location.
At 11:48 p.m., staff at Gateway Market called to report a possible shoplifting in progress.
Officers were dispatched to the scene. The suspects returned the allegedly stolen items to the shelves and staff at the market indicated they had no desire to pursue charges.
At 4:23 a.m., staff at Wilson Hall called to report they were in contact with an intoxicated student.
Officers responded to the call and issued a citation to the student for minor consumption of alcohol.
At 1:26 p.m., two residents of Sechrist Hall reported to NAUPD the theft of a pair of headphones and money from their dorm room.
Officers responded and the case remains open pending further investigation.
At 11:10 p.m., NAUPD received multiple calls of loud bangs from between central and south campus.
Investigating officers determined it was the work of unknown subjects setting off fireworks.
At 1:03 a.m., two residents of McConnell Hall awoke to find an unknown male in their room. Upon one of the girls screaming, the man fled.
Officers were dispatched to the scene but were unable to locate the suspect. The residents were told in the future to make sure their door was locked. The case remains open pending further investigation.
At 2:17 p.m., staff of Sechrist Hall called to report there were suspects skateboarding in an off limits area.
By the time officers arrived, the alleged suspects had left and the case was closed.
At 9:31 p.m., staff of Tinsley Hall called to report a male had assaulted a female resident outside the building.
When officers arrived on the scene both subjects had entered the building. The male was arrested and booked into Coconino County Sherriff’s Office (CCSO) on one count of domestic violence assault.
At 2:48 a.m., the Office of Student Life called to report a professor had told them one of his students had threatened self-harm.
The student was contacted by phone and advised NAUPD he was at Gateway Center. Officers arrived and transported the student to the counseling center at the Health and Learning Center. He was released into the custody of his therapist.
At 10:30 a.m., a staff member of Cowden Hall called to report students suspected of drinking alcohol in their room.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers determined the allegations were unfounded. The residents were playing “water pong” and no alcohol was involved.
At 1:43 a.m., a student of Wilson Hall, after drinking a fifth of vodka, fell out of a top bunk and hit his head.
NAUPD, along with Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) and Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) arrived on the scene and the student was subsequently taken by GMT to Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). The student was released from FMC and from custody. He was cited for minor in consumption.
At 8:10 a.m., faculty of the Wettaw building called to report a student had fainted and was in need of medical attention.
FFD and GMT responded. The afflicted student was transported by GMT to FMC.
At 11:06 a.m., a student was reported to have fainted in the first floor hallway of the Performing and Fine Arts building.
FFD and GMT were dispatched and the student was transported by GMT to FMC.
At 11:31 p.m., staff of Gateway Center called to report a suspect in custody reported of stealing.
After officers arrived on the scene the suspect was cited for shoplifting and was released on a promise to appear in court.
At 11:01 a.m., Campus Health Services called to report a student with either a cut or a puncture wound in his stomach area in their care.
The student was transported to FMC and the case remains open pending further investigation.