Police Briefs



Roommate Dispute

On Sept. 10, two 18-year-old female students were not getting along as roommates and called the police on each other. Officers were informed that it was not physical, that they were just fighting back and forth. The situation was turned over to the Residential Life Staff for resolution.

Suspicious Situation

At 2:55 p.m. Sept. 10, a 23-year-old female international student reported that she was getting texts from an unknown person from downstate. They knew very personal information about her and were texting from various numbers. She lives in Saginaw Township, so she was told to make a report with their police department.

Destruction of Property

At 9:56 a.m. Sept. 11, a 21-year-old female student was pulling into a parking spot in J-Lot when she struck a 22-year-old female’s vehicle, causing minor damage.


At 9:29 p.m. Aug. 24, officers were called to Merry Jo Brandimore House to meet with Residential Life Staff regarding a strong odor of marijuana. Upon contact with the students in the apartment, they advised officers they were only smoking in their car. They searched the car and did smell a strong odor of marijuana. This situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for review.

Larceny/Stolen Property

At 3:05 a.m. Aug. 26, officers were advised of an Instagram video in which a subject was holding a gun in an apartment in University Village. They were advised by two students of the apartment number the subject was in. Officers made entry to the apartment with permission and saw the gun laying on the couch. It was loaded with one in the chamber. The suspect was arrested for possession of stolen property and another suspect was arrested on an outstanding warrant. All of the suspects were non-students visiting a 19-year-old female.


At 1:50 a.m. Aug. 26, officers were responding to a call about a party in Campus Village. A subject refused multiple times to leave after being told to do so. He was warned multiple times about consequences if he did not leave, and he still refused. The officer took him to the ground to handcuff him. Two unknown females tried to tear the officer from the subject but were unsuccessful, and they were removed by another officer. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.