Public Safety

By: Taylor Hembree

Thousand of dollars for a wine glass

February 2, 12:23 a.m. Officer McKinney and Officer Hughes were called to Village 400 in reference to a welfare check on a student. The student said she had been drinking wine after she had taken birth control, Zoloft and a sleeping pill. She then threw up in the bathroom, but said she still did not feel well and wanted to get checked out by the emergency room. She was transported to the hospital via ambulance and her case was turned over to Student Judicial.

broken windows, shattered bank account

February 2, 8:30 a.m. Officer McWilliams responded to a possible criminal trespass. A girl called the dispatcher reporting that her Honda was left in the Thomas Street parking lot and when she returned to her car, the windshield was shattered. A witness statement was filed and photos were taken. There are no leads at this time.

The buoy burglar busted

February 2, 4:07 p.m. Officer McWilliams responded to a theft reported by a Wellness Center staff member. The individual said that a housing staff member saw 17 stolen buoys in a dorm room. The housing staff assured that the issue was being handled by housing. The thief was banned from the Wellness Center.

so is class cancelled, or nah?

February 3, 10:59 a.m. A GC professor called the police to report his bicycle stolen. The bike was left at the rack in front of Terrell Hall. He filled out a written statement. No further action has been taken because there are no known witnesses or suspects.

while you’re unlocking my car, wanna check for weed?

February 4, 7:12 p.m. Officer McKinney and Officer Hughes were called out to Magnolia Park Apartments to unlock a GMC student’s car. The officers were unlocking his doors when they noticed green leafy shavings. They asked him if they could search the car and he agreed to the search. They found loose marijuana and plastic bags of marijuana in his trunk. The student was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 1 oz.

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