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Police Notes & Week in Review – 1/31/2018

Photo courtesy of ABC Australia | Ferry McFerryface was falsely named by the transport minister.


Police Notes

Jan. 23, 1:24 p.m. — A student who continues to park on University Drive and has repeated parking violations was referred to the code of conduct.

Jan. 24, 7:54 p.m. — A patron who was extremely intoxicated at the men’s basketball game was escorted out of the building and asked not to return.

Jan. 24, 8:54 p.m. — Xavier Police assisted Residence Life with a room search at Buenger Hall. Drug paraphernalia and three fictitious IDs were confiscated. Residence Life will follow up.

Jan. 25, 12:37 a.m. — Three students observed on Hayden Field ran away from officers when asked to stop. they eventually did, and were identified and referred to the code of conduct process.

Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m. — A student reported their ALL card missing and $10 in unauthorized purchases from vending machines were recorded. Xavier Police is investigating.

Jan. 26, 11:48 p.m. — Xavier Police assisted Physical Plant in investigating a water leak in Hoff Dining Commons. A broken water line caused moderate flooding which was immediately repaired and cleaned up.

Jan. 27, 1:15 a.m. — Cincinnati Police informed Xavier Police that an underage intoxicated student had been arrested on Linwood Avenue in Mount Lookout Square for underage consumption and possession of a fictitious ID.

Jan. 27, 1:37 a.m. — Cincinnati Fire and Rescue transported an underage intoxicated student to Good Samaritan Hospital for possible alcohol poisoning.

Jan. 28, 1:39 a.m. — Cincinnati Fire and Rescue transported an underage intoxicated student to Good Samaritan Hospital for possible alcohol poisoning.

Note of the Week

“Life is a HIGHway”

Jan. 28, 4:00 p.m. — Ohio State Highway Patrol informed Xavier Police that two students were arrested for possession of drugs, alcohol, fictitious IDs and speeding while on a road trip to Bowling Green University. Residence Life was notified.


Week in Review

A Tennessee man was arrested after his car flipped five times. The man claimed “Jesus was calling him and advised him to let go of the wheel” (Jan. 23).

The actor who wore the Barney costume from 1991 to 2002 has been working as a tantric sex guru who believes a blissful state can only be achieved through unprotected sex (Jan. 24).

Drug cartel boss “El Chapo” has asked for the jurors in his trial not to be kept anonymous because he promises to not kill any of them (Jan. 25).

A Norwegian plane had to turn around after take off because of an issue with the toilet, despite there being 84 plumbers on board (Jan. 28).

Ferry McFerryface, an Australian ferry, was revealed to have been named not by popular vote as was claimed, but by the transport minister. It was supposed to be named after Ian Kiernan (Jan. 30).


This post was assembled by U.S. & World News Editor Kevin Thomas.

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