Police Notes & Week in Review – 2/21/2018

Photo courtesy of MixMag | Raves themed after naturalist David Attenborough are popping up.

Police Notes

Feb. 13, 3:19 p.m. — Xavier Police assisted Cincinnati Police and Cincinnati Fire with an auto accident with serious injuries at Dana Avenue and Victory Parkway. No Xavier community members were involved in the crash.

Feb. 16, 1:08 a.m. — Xavier Police investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle in the R-2 Lot. Three students admitted to smoking marijuana in the vehicle and were referred to the code of conduct process.

Feb. 17, 2:46 a.m. — Xavier Police assisted Norwood Police in investigating a report of a possible burglary on the 3900 block of Regent Avenue in Norwood. An intoxicated underage commuter student who was attempting to enter the wrong residence was arrested for disorderly conduct while intoxicated and possession of a fictitious ID.

Feb. 17, 8:23 a.m. — A student who attempted to steal a table from Buenger Hall was referred to the code of conduct process.

Feb. 17, 5:00 p.m. — During the Villanova game, three students were ejected for various things, including disrespect to the other team, foul language and attempting to steal food from a private party.

Feb. 18, 5:18 a.m. — Xavier Police and Cincinnati Fire investigated a strong odor of gas coming from the area around Cintas Center. An investigation revealed the odor was coming from an outdoor generator.

Feb. 19, 2:05 a.m. — An intoxicated non-student who was disoriented and attempting to gain entry to Smith Hall for several minutes was arrested for disorderly conduct while intoxicated. They were taken to Hamilton County Justice Center for safe keeping.

Note of the Week

“Bloody Bloody was last weekend…”

Feb. 19, 2:44 a.m. — Xavier Police investigated a report of a suspicious person wearing all black with a face covered in blood at Dana Avenue and Victory Parkway. An investigation revealed that the suspect had fled the scene of an auto accident on Burton Avenue and was released to Cincinnati Police and taken into custody for fleeing the scene of an accident.

Week in Review

  • A Brazilian drug dealer kidnapped two nurses one night in order to force them to vaccinate his impoverished community against yellow fever (Feb. 14).
  • Kurri Kurri, a small Australian town, will crown the “best mullet of them all” during its inaugural Mullet Fest which begins on Saturday (Feb. 15).
  • Two children disguised themselves as one tall man by throwing a trench coat over themselves in an attempt to see Marvel’s Black Panther for the price of only one ticket (Feb. 18).
  • A Canadian court dismissed a climate change scientist’s lawsuit against a man he accused of libel because it was too ridiculous to be taken seriously and therefore not libel (Feb. 19).
  • Sir David Attenborough themed raves, called “David Attenborough’s Jungle Boogie,” are popping up all over the United Kingdom and selling out quickly (Feb. 19).

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