Police Beat




    Oct. 1, at 11:00 a.m., an officer observed a number of juveniles at the dairy products lab. The officer confronted them and discovered they should have been in school. They were taken to Independence High School officials, and a form was sent to their parents.

    Unusual Object

    Oct. 2, at 1:45 a.m., three students reported an unusual object hanging from a statue outside the Smith Family Living Center. An officer responded, removed, and disposed of the cow tongue that was hanging from the statue’s arm.

    Smokers Caught

    Cigarette smoke was reported on the fifth floor of S-Hall in Deseret Towers on Oct. 2 at 9:00 p.m. The investigation lead to the discovery of two residents who had been smoking. At the same time, it was found that these two residents were in possession of three stolen traffic signs. The matter has been referred to housing officials.

    Theft Services

    Sept. 23 at 6:00 p.m., a former student, who had been banned from intramural participation, attempted to use a fake student I.D. to play flag football. The incident is still under investigation.

    Sept 24 at 6:00 p.m., a student allowed his younger brother to use his I.D. card to participate in an intramural flag football game. The violation was discovered when the older brother was scheduled to play a football game at the same time. The incident is still under investigation.


    Between Sept. 23 and 25 computer components were stolen from the LDS Foundation building (B-72).

    Football Game Etiquette

    Oct. 3 at 10:30 p.m. an individual was caught and removed from the football game for throwing three rolls of toilet paper. University Police would like the student body to be aware that throwing anything during a football game is illegal.

    Attempted Auto Burglary

    Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. an officer observed a male individual looking into parked cars at the football stadium parking lot. The individual then began yelling at the officer. When the officer approached the man, he ran away. The individual was apprehended and taken into custody for attempted auto burglary. The suspect is 32-years-old and not a student.

    Alcohol Violation

    At the base of Y Mountain on Sunday at 3 a.m. officers on a routine patrol observed four individuals impaired from the consumption of alcohol. Officers contacted an individual to transport them from the area.


    At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, an individual was sitting on a bench at bottom of Maeser hill, south of the Smith Field House. She observed a heavy set male jogging along the path. As he ran past, he exposed himself. She immediately left and called the University Police from her apartment. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

    Disorderly Conduct

    On Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. officers received a report from an individual who had been shot by a paint gun on the sidewalk north of lot 56. A white pick-up truck drove along the side of the victim, firing the paint gun and hitting him on his left side. The truck drove away after the blow knocked him to the ground. Injuries included bruising to his left side.

    Lost and Found

    An individual on 900 East near Deseret Towers observed a 35-mm camera fall off the top of a passing automobile on Tuesday between 2 and 3 p.m. Please contact the University Police if you are the owner.


    Tuesday at 7:50 p.m. an individual was running under the stairwell and hit his head at May Hall. He received a severe laceration. Paramedics responded and he was taken to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

    A bicyclist fell and hit his head after he struck a curb by 1430 N. 500 East on Oct. 3 at 10:30 a.m. He was transported to the hospital by an officer.

    At 5:50 p.m. on Oct. 2, a 17 year-old male employee at the Cannon Center cut his hand with a box cutter. BYU emergency medical trainers responded to control the bleeding of the 2-inch laceration. He was transported to UVRMC.

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