Police Reports: March 1-March 7


At 10:50 p.m. on March 2, officers responded to a call concerning residents potentially smoking marijuana. Upon arrival, officers asked the three students if they had been smoking marijuana. All three denied. The resident consented to a search and officers found three open beer cans. When asked if any other alcohol was present, the resident produced several unopened cans from the refrigerator and also a bottle of 70 proof liquor that he stated belonged to his roommate. The resident was instructed to pour the alcohol down the sink.

On Friday, a female resident came to Public Safety to report someone entering her dorm room and taking $20 on March 4. The resident stated she loaned a ten dollar bill to another female to purchase her a sweet tea at McDonalds. The resident state that when she removed this money from her wallet, there was also a twenty dollar bill in the wallet. The resident received change from the other female and returned to her room around 4 a.m. It was at this time that the resident noticed the twenty dollar bill that was in her wallet earlier was missing. The resident searched the room but could not locate the missing money.

At 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, an officer received a call from Pope County dispatch stating a subject had called from Vista Place Apartments and said someone had tried to break into his apartment. The resident stated that he noticed that his lock was bent and he assumed someone had tried to break into his room. He stated that he was not aware of anything being stolen from his room or the apartment.