Police Blotter: 1/18/2022-1/24/2022


Alexa Headley

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1/18/22: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Washington Hall. Officer responded and found the cause to be a burnt mac and cheese cup. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.


1/19/22: Departmental Information: RMU Police ran a criminal history check on a new police hire. This case is closed.


1/19/22: Smell of Marijuana: Student reported the smell of marijuana in Washington Hall. Officers responded and notified Residence Life. Officers were unable to identify the source of the smell. The case is closed.


1/20/22: Disturbance/loud Music or People: Residence Life reported a noise complaint in Marshall Hall. Officers responded along with Residence Life staff. Four students will be sent through student conduct for violating the alcohol and Covid policy. This case is closed.


1/20/22: Tag and Tow: RMU Maintenance requested two vehicles be towed for being parked illegally behind Hancock Hall. Vehicles were ticketed and photographed before being towed. The case is closed.


1/21/22: Accident Involving Damage-Unattended Vehicle: Parkhurst employee reported striking another vehicle in the Gazebo lot. Officers responded and identified both vehicle owners. All pertinent information was obtained for insurance purposes along with pictures of the damage. This case is closed.


1/21/22: Welfare Check: A parent requested a welfare check on their student. Residence Life asked for assistance in locating them. Officers responded to Salem Hall. Res Life staff reported the parent spoke with their student. The case is closed.


1/22/22: Medical Emergency: RMU Island Sports Center Public Safety Officer was notified about an injured guest. Medics were called and the individual was transported to the hospital. This case is closed.


1/22/22: Motor Vehicle Accident without Injury: Student reported being struck by a vehicle in the Patrick Henry Lot. The student was not injured. Officers located the vehicle and contacted the owner. This incident was turned over to the Detectives. The case is pending.


1/24/22: Medical Emergency: A parent requested officers respond to Marshall Hall for a medical emergency. Officers responded and notified medics. The student was evaluated and transported to the hospital. This case is closed.