Police Notes & Week in Review – 2/14/2018

Photo courtesy of Trønder-Avisa | Norweigan chefs surprisingly received 15,000 eggs instead of 1,500.

Police Notes

Feb. 7, 1:23 p.m. — A student reported an email scam involving Walmart and an opportunity to become a secret shopper. The student received two fraudulent checks for $2350 each that they did not cash and instead reported to Xavier Police.

Feb. 8, 12:56 a.m. — Xavier Police received six harassing phone calls from numbers with Cleveland and Akron area codes. An investigation is pending.

Feb. 8, 4:35 a.m. — Xavier Police checked on the well-being of two non-students who were sitting in a parked vehicle in the C-1 Lot. They were released to the student they were visiting and advised on visiting policies.

Feb. 9, 1:19 a.m. — Xavier Police stopped a non-student driving through the Village Lot in a repo vehicle equipped with license plate recognition devices. The subject was advised to check in with Xavier Police before entering private property again.

Feb. 9, 5:15 p.m. — Xavier Police investigated a report from a passing motorist of a car flipped upside down in the woods just south of the Village Apartments on Victory Parkway. An investigation revealed the vehicle was unoccupied and was an abandoned stolen vehicle. Cincinnati Police was notified.

Feb. 9, 9:21 p.m. — Xavier Police assisted Cintas operations and Physical Plant at the Cintas Center with a water leak. A broken pipe in the Joseph Club was repaired and cleaned up.

Feb. 9, 11:07 p.m. — Xavier Police received a report from Physical Plant of damage to the south lobby entrance door of Husman Hall. Two students who were observed on surveillance tape horse playing with the door were referred to the code of conduct.

Note of the Week

Don’t drink and drone

Feb. 10, 1:55 a.m. — A student found inside Cintas Center on the arena floor flying a drone was escorted from the building and advised not to return.

Week in Review

  • Norway’s Olympic Team chefs received 15,000 eggs instead of 1,500 because of an error in translation when ordering food for the team (Feb. 6).
  • Charleston city prosecutors decided to drop charges for disorderly conduct against a woman who allegedly dressed up as a T-Rex and scared two carriage horses (Feb. 7).
  • A college student claimed she was forced to flush her emotional support hamster down the toilet by Spirit Airlines, despite being told previously that she would be able to take it with her on the flight (Feb. 7).
  • A new study from George Washington University found that most people who leave the United States to join ISIS wind up disappointed by the experience and return to the U.S. (Feb. 8).
  • A legally blind woman will be part of the six panel judge in the Mrs. Canada Globe beauty contest (Feb. 8).

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