Police Briefs


At 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3, a 22-year-old female student reported that her 22-year-old ex-boyfriend had been following her on and off campus and back to her apartment. Officers made contact with the ex-boyfriend and told him to have no further contact with her.

At 12:11 p.m. on Dec. 7, University Police were called to University Village to meet with Residential Life Staff regarding the smell of marijuana. Police found that there was a strong smell and recovered a bong in the bathroom. Everyone in the apartment denied smoking marijuana, and the situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for resolution.


At 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 7, a 20-year-old male student’s license plate was taken off of his car while parked. He was unsure of the exact location where it was stolen but thought it was probably at SVSU.

At 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 10, an 18-year-old female student reported that she purchased a phone off of the app “Let It Go.” She met the subject to buy the phone off of campus. When she went to activate the phone, she found out that it had been reported as lost or stolen. The case is still under investigation.

Suspended Driver

At 12:14 a.m. on Dec. 8, officers pulled over a vehicle whose driver was known to have a suspended license. Upon pulling him over, they found that his license was, in fact, suspended and this was his third offense. He was arrested and taken to jail.

At 1:18 p.m. on Dec. 12, a 22-year-old male student was attempting to get out of his housing contract and became aggressive with the housing staff and threatening them. The situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for resolution.

Missing Juvenile

At 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, a 41-year-old father came into the department in regard to a missing juvenile. He stated that he received a text from an unknown subject that used her phone to say that she was at a party in Campus Village. Officers determined where the party was, and the 14-year-old was returned to her father.

Fire Alarm

At 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 27, the fire alarm in the Zahnow Library was going off. Upon inspection, it was discovered that a pipe burst and water was leaking out, causing minor damage.