1. Lying down, but not on the job
March 30, 1:42 a.m. Officer Kennedy went to a residence on West Franklin Street after receiving a call about a suspicious guy knocking on the complainant’s door. Kennedy saw the guy lying face down on the complainant’s porch. Reportedly smelling of alcohol, the guy said he thought he was at The Grove apartments. The guy’s driver’s license said he was 18, so Kennedy gave him a breath test. The guy blew a .21 and was arrested for drinking under age.*
2. Blowing smoke
April 3, 11:49 p.m. Officers Simmons and McKinney stopped an SUV because it had a missing tag light. Simmons smelled alcohol and marijuana in the vehicle. The driver denied having alcohol or marijuana and refused to let the cops search. Simmons told the driver that she smelled a strong odor emanating from the car and that she and McKinney were going to search anyway. The driver then admitted to having marijuana in her purse and the smell of alcohol was coming from the passenger. The passenger consented to a breathalyzer and blew a .04. The officers then found what appeared to be marijuana in the driver’s purse. Both occupants were arrested for possession of marijuana, while the passenger was additionally charged with underage possession of alcohol.*
3. Ding-dong Ditchers
April 4, 12:22 a.m. Officer Kennedy went to Foundation Hall to check on a panic alarm in a room on the fourth floor. Kennedy was led to the room by a CA and the officer saw a beer pong table along with several bottles of liquor and 23 unopened beers. The residents were not present. The CA then disposed of the alcohol and the residents were referred to student judicial.