Police Briefs


At 12:48 a.m. on March 31, officers were called to University Village to meet with Residential Life Staff regarding a strong odor of marijuana. Residential Life Staff were making their rounds when they smelled marijuana in the room and also observed a dog in the apartment. Officers arrived, and they smelled a strong odor of marijuana, but the students denied smoking or having a dog in the apartment. They gave consent to search, and there was alcohol, a dog, and some marijuana and paraphernalia in the apartment. Two of the students were issued citations for minor in possession, and the paraphernalia was confiscated. The situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for resolution.

Noise Complaint

At 3:19 p.m. on March 30, a student reported that people in the apartment next to them in Pine Grove were being very loud. Officers arrived, and they heard people yelling very loudly, so they knocked on the door and asked if everything was OK. They said yes and that they were simply playing an online game. They were asked to quiet down, and the situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for resolution.


At 7:47 a.m. on April 2, a 21-year-old female reported that she left her wallet laying near a small lounge in Einstein’s on accident. Someone turned it into the department, but she reported that $600 cash was missing from the wallet. This situation was still under investigation.

Vehicle Impound

At 5:30 p.m. on April 3, officers located a vehicle with four outstanding tickets on campus, and it was impounded. The car belongs to a 23-year-old female student.


At 8:56 p.m. on April 1, officers were called to the Office of International and Advanced Studies regarding an email sent to them from a 19-year-old female international student. In the email, she advised them that she returned overseas and was not coming back to SVSU because her husband, a 25-year-old student, insulted, degraded and threatened to kill her.

At 6:10 p.m. on March 27, a 29-year-old male student reported that a 20-year-old male student in his class had been harassing him for a months. The 20-year-old student threatened he was going to beat up the 29-year-old male student, who felt he should make a report.