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Police Blotter

The Parthenon

Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:01

The following summaries were compiled from this week’s Marshall University police reports.

LARCENY: WILLIS HALL
On Jan. 15, at 8:43 a.m., a silver bicycle, with blue and purple stripes, was reported missing. A female said she left her bike tied up outside over Christmas break, which was Dec. 17 to Jan. 15. When the victim returned, her bicycle was gone.


DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: CORBLY HALL
On Jan. 16, between 6 p.m. and 6:10 p.m., a Marshall University service worker reported seeing two male individuals flinging desks and damaging a custodial cart on the third floor. Police said the males smelled of alcohol and were both arrested for destruction of property. They were later released to their parents.


BATTERY: TWIN TOWERS DORMITORY
On Jan. 16, at 9:49 p.m., a female victim and three witnesses reported that an argument over Facebook had turned violent. The victim suffered a bloodied lip from being punched in the face.

On Jan. 17, at 8:40 a.m., the first offender, age 19, was arrested. At 10:20 a.m., the second offender, age 19, was arrested. Both were females. They are charged with misdemeanor battery.


GRAND LARCENY: CAMPUS CHRISTIAN CENTER
On Jan. 16, at 11:20 p.m., a female student reported that her MacBook was stolen. The victim said she laid it down and went into another room. When she returned, the laptop was gone. The laptop was worth $1799.


UNDERAGE DRINKING: BUSKIRK HALL
On Jan. 19, at 3:03 a.m., a female, age 20, passed out and was found lying in the first floor hallway. The suspect was a visiting guest from Charleston.


UNDERAGE DRINKING: SOUTH RESIDENCE HALL
On Jan. 20, at 3:32 a.m., a female was issued a citation after her breath smelled of alcohol. She was 18 years old.


ASSAULT: ROBERT C. BYRD CLINIC
On Jan. 21, at 10:23 a.m., an argument broke out in the parking lot. The suspect threatened to run over the victim with their car. The victim pressed charges.


POSSESSION: HAYMAKER HALL
On Jan. 23, a 19-year-old male was charged with simple possession when he was spotted with a small bag of marijuana hanging out of his pocket.


Josie Landgrave can be contacted at landgrave2@marshall.edu.

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