Police Beat



    Obscene Phone Call

    Tuesday an 18-year-old student reported receiving an obscene phone call. The obscene call was on his voice mail and the message had been circulated to other phone lines. The suspect is a student and has been contacted.


    Sunday at Heritage Halls, a student had items stolen out of his dorm room. A 45-minute mini-cassette recorder and $25 were taken. A group of males were seen entering the unlocked dorm-rooms while the other students were in church.

    A 94-year-old non-student reported her wallet stolen from an unlocked drawer on the fourth floor of the HBLL, Tuesday. Her wallet contained $15 in cash, credit cards, a drivers license, a checkbook and a temple recommend.

    At the conclusion of the BYU-Hawaii football game Saturday, a group of juveniles stole a down marker, players mouth protectors, three white BYU team towels, and four WAC field vests. The juveniles were released to their parents.

    Tuesday, a student reported his Toyota Sport Utility Vehicle stolen. Later that day, officers spotted the vehicle. The officers followed i, and pulled the driver over after the vehicle traveled the wrong way on a one-way road. The officer got out of his car, but did not approach the Toyota. The officer instructed the driver to turn off the car, but the driver did not comply. The officer repeated himself, but instead the driver put the vehicle in reverse. The officer drew his weapon, and repeated the command. Then, the officer directed the driver to throw the keys out the window. The driver complied. Soon, the vehicle’s owner arrived and said the driver was a friend. The owner did not press charges, however, the driver was issued a citation for going the wrong way on a one-way street.

    A juvenile was arrested for shoplifting a T-shirt at the BYU Bookstore, Saturday. The suspect has been referred to juvenile court.

    Oct. 22, a student’s tape stereo system and two speakers were taken from his 1977 Chevrolet in the Deseret Towers parking lot. The stolen items are estimated at $195.

    Fire Hazard

    On Monday the head resident of Whitney Hall reported smoke in the dorm. Officials responded and found an electrical motor on top of a compressor in the basement smoking.

    Traffic/Pedestrian Accident

    Oct. 25, a vehicle struck a pedestrian on West Campus Drive. The vehicle hit the pedestrian as he walked onto the crosswalk. No injuries were reported.

    Disorderly Conduct

    A female reported that on Oct. 23 at 7:50 a.m., in the TNRB parking, a male approached her car and began yelling. He also held the door shut so she could not exit her car, and was reaching into the vehicle. When she got out of the car, he tripped her and ran after her with his fists raised. The man was accusing her of speeding through the parking lot. The man was contacted by University Police, and advised that his conduct was close to an assault. The victim did not press charges.

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