Public Safety

We Don’t Have the Faintest Idea

Sept. 16, 1:19 p.m. Sgt. Hicks was called to MSU’s Donahue Lounge because of an unresponsive Early College student. When he got there, Hicks made contact with the Milledgeville Fire Dept. and an Early College teacher. The teacher said the student passed out during their lunch period and had done so in the past as well. The student was then taken to Oconee Regional Medical Center by ambulance for further treatment.

You’re So Grounded

Sept. 17, 4:17 p.m. Officer Chatman was dispatched to Wells because a mother hadn’t heard from her son in several days and was worried. Chatman arrived at the student’s room, but didn’t get an answer at the door. The community director let Chatman into the room, but no one was there. Chatman was then advised by dispatch that the mother had heard from her son and everything was alright.

Swiper No Swiping

Sept. 19, 9:59 a.m. A GC student reported that her Bobcat card was stolen from her pocket at Capitol City the day before. She filled out a written statement, but said that she didn’t wish for the incident to be investigated.

“Shut the F*** Up.”

Sept. 20, 4:01 a.m. Sgt. Smith was sent to the Village in reference to a passed out student. When Smith got there, he found the student had defecated, urinated and vomited on himself and was laying on his bed. The student awoke and would only yell “shut the f*** up” when Smith would try to speak to him. When an ambulance arrived, the student began punching Smith in the chest while Smith was trying to help him on to a stretcher. The student then passed out again and was taken to the hospital.

It Could be an Open and Shut Case

Sept. 21, 1:03 a.m. Sgt. Smith was sent to the Grove regarding a possible break-in. He made contact with one of the residents who stated the door was locked, but the all the doors to the rooms were opened and it seemed like the blinds had been moved. At that time she didn’t think anything had been stolen, so Smith left. Smith was later called back because the resident’s phone charger was missing, and a Memorex music player that didn’t belong to her was found in her backpack. Her roommate also saw that her television was stolen from her room, as well as a knock-off Vera Bradley bag and a phone charger. The case has been turned over to investigations.

The Sign Had an Exit Wound

Sept. 21, 3:03 a.m. Sgt. Smith was dispatched to Parkhurst in response to a broken exit sign. When he arrived, Smith saw that the sign was hanging down but was still working. Smith and Officer Kennedy walked around Parkhurst but could not find any leads.

That Globe Meant the World to Me

Sept. 21, 3:29 a.m. While on foot patrol, Officer Kennedy observed that the glass globe on the left side of the rear door of Foundation Hall had been broken. Kennedy asked dispatch to access the security camera to see what happened, but dispatch was unable to do so. Kennedy searched the area with Sgt. Smith, but no more damage or evidence was found.

I’d Feel Boxed in Without my Mail

Sept. 21, 10:11 a.m. Officer McWilliams noticed a blue mailbox lying in the street. It looked as if the mailbox had been torn from the ground. McWilliams searched for both the owner and the box’s original location, but was unable to find them. The mailbox was taken to the police station for safekeeping.

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