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Police Report

Week of September 1 - September 7, 2003


Published (Volume 76, No. 4)


Monday, September 1 :: 1:27 a.m., Cooper Hall
Misdemeanor citation charging a visitor with Criminal Trespass on the campus. General Sessions Court.

Monday, September 1 :: 9:05 p.m., Ellington Hall
Fire call in the laundry room of E-Unit, Ellington Hall. It was determined that two washing machines had been overloaded and the belts had burned up causing the smoke. No external damages were observed.

Tuesday, September 2 :: 12:12 a.m., Jeffress Street
Two misdemeanor citations issued-Driving on a Suspended License and Viewing a TV while Driving. General Sessions Court.

Tuesday, September 2 :: 7:58 a.m., University Street
Citation was issued for Crosswalk Violation. Martin City Court.

Tuesday, September 2 :: 8:40 a.m., Maintenance Center
Employee reported the theft of money from his desk. Co-worker was charged with Theft Under $500. General Sessions Court. Restitution was paid to the victim on September 4.

Tuesday, September 2 :: 2:50 p.m., McCord Hall
Student reported the theft of $60. Report is UNFOUNDED as she reported the next day she had lost and found the money in a friend’s car.

Tuesday, September 2 :: 10:00 p.m., Lot 18
Grass along Moody St., west of the Heat Plant, was seriously damaged by a vehicle. The area was extremely wet due to the recent rains.

Wednesday, September 3 :: 7:59 a.m., University Center
The Bookstore received a counterfeit $20. Investigation continues.

Wednesday, September 3 :: 1:43 p.m., McCord Hall
Student complained of chest pains. She was checked by EMS and refused transport by the ambulance. DPS transported her to the hospital.

Wednesday, September 3 :: 10:15 p.m., Elam Center
While working the Soybean Festival concert, a Martin Police Department officer encountered a student who had been drinking and in possession of alcohol. The student was 22 and did not appear to be intoxicated and was taken home by his roommate. Referred to Student Affairs.

Wednesday, September 3 :: 10:30 p.m., Elam Center
A visitor attending the Soybean Festival concert in the Elam Center fell on the west side of the walking track. The floor was wet were something had been spilled. Subject was not injured. Report is for information.

Thursday, September 4 :: 9:23 a.m., University Courts
Student found a window broken out of his truck. He had left his truck for his girlfriend to drive the night before.

Thursday, September 4 :: 2:11 p.m., Gooch Hall
DPS assisted Tipton Co. Sheriff’s Office serve a warrant.

Thursday, September 4 :: 4:14 p.m., Activities Field
Student playing soccer was kicked. Subject taken to the hospital.

Thursday, September 4 :: 11:14 p.m., UTM Campus
A vehicle rolled in the parking lot striking another vehicle. Drivers exchanged information.

Friday, September 5 :: 2:05 a.m., Lot 7-Ellington Hall
An underage student was found to be drinking and was placed on the 1st Offender Drinking List.

Friday, September 5 :: 4:46 p.m., University Courts
Washing machine was overloaded with pillows and burned up the belt on the machine. MFD responded.

Saturday, September 6 :: 9:45 p.m., Mt. Pelia Road
Citation issued for a Stop Sign Violation. Martin City Court.

Sunday, September 7 :: 11:37 a.m., University Courts
Handicap sign post broken off by unknown vehicle.

Public Safety report is provided by the Department of Public Safety at UTM. All documented items on the public safety report are considered public record. The Department of Public Safety can be contacted at 587-7777.