Public Safety

They’re as sketchy as a drawing

Sept. 26, 1:36 a.m. Sgt. Smith and Officer Kennedy were standing outside of Foundation Hall when they saw four students walking towards them. When the students saw the officers, they turned around and started walking away. Smith and Kennedy made contact with them in front of the Centennial Center and could smell alcohol and weed. Each tested positive for alcohol with a breathalyzer and weed was found on one of them. The one with weed was arrested, while the others would be sent to Student Judicial and were released from the scene.

I hate getting road blocked

Sept. 28, 12:59 a.m. Officer McKinney was participating in a road block with the Milledgeville Police Department. McKinney stopped a car and made contact with the driver. The driver had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. He was given a breathalyzer which came up positive, and he failed a field sobriety test. He was arrested and turned over to MPD.

I’m so room I can’t find my drunk

Sept. 28, 2:52 a.m. Officer McKinney found a student passed out on the third floor of Napier. While he knew his room number, the student could not find his room. He was given a breathalyzer and blew a .117. After locating his room, he gave McKinney permission to enter. McKinney saw a bottle of whiskey sitting on a desk and found another student passed out in the bathroom wearing only underwear. There seemed to be fecal matter on his leg and on toilet paper strewn all over the floor. He was woken up and blew a .097 into a breathalyzer. Both students were arrested and taken to the Milledgeville Jail.

More like PT Loser

Sept. 29, 12:26 a.m. Officer Williams pulled over a PT Cruiser for multiple traffic violations. Williams asked the driver how much she had to drink, to which she replied, “I just had two drinks. One with vodka and orange juice.” She was given a breathalyzer and blew a .108. She was arrested and taken to MPD.

Trash cans ignite my curiosity

Sept. 29, 12:50 a.m. Officer Johnson was dispatched to The Depot in reference to smoke coming from a trash can. Johnson attempted to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher and requested assistance from the fire department. The fire was extinguished, but the cause was undetermined. There was no property damage.

Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Athens anymore

Sept. 30, 1:24 a.m. Sgt. Smith saw a guy walking slowly and stumbling from side to side. The guy tried to climb into his truck but was stopped before he could. Smith smelled alcohol on the guy’s breath and asked him if anyone could come pick him up. The guy said he couldn’t because his friends live in Athens. When asked where he was at that moment, the guy replied, “Athens.” He blew a .149 into a breathalyzer and was arrested for public drunkenness.

Fall down for what

Sept. 30, 10:23 a.m. Sgt. Hicks responded to a call regarding a student who fainted in class at the Arts and Sciences building. Hicks met with the student who appeared to have a large injury on her forehead. Witnesses stated that she hit her head on the desk and the floor. The student was taken to Oconee Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment.

Hopefully it’s a brief case

Oct. 1, 8:45 a.m. A teacher reported that he was standing outside his office in A&S when a young guy tried to steal his briefcase. The theft was unsuccessful and the young guy ran away. He was described as a black male about five feet tall and 110 pounds. The case has been turned over to investigations.

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