NAU Police Beat: April 1 — April 7

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April 7

At 2:08 a.m., a resident of Hilltop Townhomes called to report a loud party in a nearby apartment.

Officers reported to the scene. The party was broken up and partygoers were warned not to create further disturbances. The matter was redirected to Resident Life.


At 3:32 p.m., an officer on patrol noticed what appeared to be a transient encampment near the main entrance of the Cline Library.

Upon investigation it was learned that the encampment was part of a display authorized by Cline Library.

April 6

At 12:19 p.m., a resident of Roseberry Apartments reported an intoxicated individual attempting to grab other female residents.

Dispatched officers located the suspect at Cline Library. The suspect was warned about trespassing on campus and asked to leave. A short time later the suspect was seen at the Riles building.  He was then arrested and booked in to Coconino County Sherriff Office (CCSO).

At 1:57 p.m., the Flagstaff Police Department (FPD) advised the Northern Arizona University Police Department (NAUPD) of an attempt to locate (ATL).  The ATL involved a possible kidnapping that may have occurred at Beulah Boulevard and University Heights.

FPD located the subject in question at their residence. FPD was informed the matter in dispute was of a familial nature. No further action was taken.

April 5

At 12:12 a.m., staff at Tinsley Hall called to report a resident who was unconscious due to “severe alcohol consumption.”

Flagstaff Fire Department (FFD) and Guardian Medical Transport (GMT) were called to the scene along with NAUPD.  The student was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) for treatment. When the student was released from FMC he was cited and released by NAUPD for being a minor with liquor in the body.


At 8:30, p.m. a visitor to the SAC Family Apartments called to that another person assaulted him.

Responding officers arrested and booked the assailant on charges of assault, disorderly conduct and for being a minor with liquor in the body. 

April 4

At 12:58 p.m., a student walked into NAUPD to report ongoing harassment from their roommate.  The situation occurred off campus.

The student was provided with information regarding orders of protection.


At 8:28 p.m., University Safety Aides observed subjects smoking marijuana in the wooded area south of Lot 38.

Responding officers encountered four students in the act of smoking marijuana.  The four were deferred for the offense.

April 3

At 9:20 p.m., a 911 hang-up call was received from the SAC Family Apartments.

Investigating officers arrested and booked a subject for assault per domestic violence, prevention of the use of a telephone during an emergency and disorderly conduct from fighting.

April 2

At 12:14 p.m., a report was received by NAUPD of a student harassing another.

The case remains open pending further investigation.


At 2:09 p.m., a student reported an intoxicated individual punched him in the ribs. The incident occurred at the Cline Library.

The suspect was located in Lot 31.  He was warned against trespassing on campus and asked to leave.


At 3:08 p.m. staff in the Gammage Building received a call reporting an intoxicated individual harassing people.

Responding officers were diverted to the Blome building where the subject in question had relocated. The subject was found to be the individual involved in the incident at Cline Library. He was booked into CCSO for trespassing. The student who had been punched in the ribs declined to press charges for the offense.

April 1

At 12:01 a.m., an officer patrolling Lot 66 near the Skydome observed two canines of an undeterminable breed with arched backs howling at the night sky.  However, before the officer could approach the canines, bright lights appeared in the sky and hovered over the Walkup Skydome. According to the officers, the canines then seemed to vanish and the lights extinguished.

The case has been turned over to federal authorities.

At 8:16 p.m., staff at Sechrist Hall reported the order of marijuana wafting from one of the rooms.

Responding officers received no answer when they knocked on the room door.  The case has been turned over to staff at Sechrist Hall to handle.



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