Police Briefs


At 10:50 a.m. on Feb. 21, a 60-year-old staff member reported that she received a call stating that her mom had fallen and was in the hospital. She called her mom and found that it was not true. The officers called back the number and a ‘Jose’ picked up. He denied calling her number and hung up.

At noon on Feb. 20, University Police received a call from the University of Connecticut Police Department, which said that they were investigating a fraud scam investigation and SVSU was identified as putting money into a fake student’s account. The admissions office had the information on the 37-year-old female who was registering for classes, dropping them, and collecting the money.


At 9:20 p.m. on Feb. 21, University Police received a call from Papa John’s stating that an 18-year-old male student purchased pizza and took a 2-liter without paying for it. The officers contacted the student who said he always gets a pop with his pizza and he thought he paid. He went back and paid for the 2-liter.

At 8:56 p.m. on Feb. 27, a 25-year-old male student reported that his parking permit was stolen while his car was parked in R-Lot.


At 4:45 p.m. on Feb. 23, a 52-year-old male staff member reported he got a call from a female he met online stating that if he did not give her $500 to get back to her home, she would call his supervisor and file a complaint.

At 11:20 a.m. on March 2, University Police received a call from the Conference Center reporting that there was a status online saying that there was a threat to SVSU. Officers determined Saginaw City Police were already investigating and had made an arrest. The threat was not directed towards Saginaw Valley.


At 1 a.m. on March 10, officers made a traffic stop for driving without headlights. The officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. They found a large quantity of marijuana in the car along with paraphernalia.

Vehicle Impound

At 3:28 a.m. on March 14, officers located a vehicle that was illegally parked in University Village that was on the impound list. Tickets were confirmed with the court and the vehicle was impounded.