Police Briefs

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Vehicle Chase

At 3:50 p.m. on Oct. 22, an officer was alerted that a robbery had taken place at the Fashion Square Mall and that there was a vehicle chase in pursuit. He was able to position himself in a location that the suspect’s vehicle was heading toward and deployed stop-sticks, which deflated the suspect’s tires. Officers took the subjects into custody.

Destruction of Property

At 6:50 p.m. on Oct. 20, an 18-year-old female student reported that within the last two days, someone had smashed her laptop, which broke the screen. The incident was still under investigation.

At 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, officers were called to Collings Drive for an accident in which a motorcycle crashed but was taken away. When the officer arrived, he was alerted that the driver of the vehicle took it to J-3 Lot, where a friend loaded it into a truck. While the truck was leaving the lot, the officer stopped the vehicle and asked about the accident. The driver of the motorcycle admitted to crashing it and leaving the scene. Witnesses indicated he was “showing off” and did a wheelie, which made him lose control. The driver was cited for reckless driving and failing to report an accident.


At 12:10 a.m. on Oct. 12, officers were on foot patrol and witnessed a car enter a parking lot in University Village. No one got out of the vehicle for several minutes. Officers made contact with those in the vehicle and could smell a strong odor of marijuana. They asked to search the vehicle and found a large amount of marijuana. The 18-year-old female student driver was arrested for possession.

Suspicious Situation

At 8 p.m. on Oct. 20, a 21-yearold student reported that she is in a group text with several other students. One of the students started to say odd things and was presenting with behaviors pointing to potential personal harm. The incident was still under investigation.
Weapons Complaint At 4 a.m. on Oct. 14, officers were called by Central Dispatch regarding a vehicle that was reported to be in R-Lot that had possession of a gun. Officers found the vehicle and the description of the driver matched what they had been given from central dispatch. They made contact with the subject and found that the gun was actually a BB gun that had been stolen from Campus Village earlier in the night. The subject was a non-student and issued a minor in possession citation. He was then escorted and turned over to Saginaw County deputies, who handled the larceny complaint.