Police Beat

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    By CORTNEY PETERSEN

    AUTOMOBILE THEFT A 1986 black Jeep Cherokee was stolen from the parking lot north of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum the night of July 6. The Jeep has Utah license plates reading 304ABT and is valued at $1000. The victim is a 18-year-old visitor, and the Jeep has yet to be located.

    FRAUD A 17-year-old student was a victim of fraud between July 10 and July 20. A 23-year-old student and fellow resident in Deseret Towers asked to borrow his credit card to pay for insurance on a car he was renting. The victim later received a $2,000 charge on his Visa card. The case is under investigation.

    MISCHIEVOUS CONDUCT A 24-year-old visitor was hit in the eye by a water balloon July 4 at 11 p.m. The balloon was thrown from a passing white Astro minivan in Lot 13 by the David O. McKay Building. The victim sustained no serious injuries.

    A group of males were referred to juvenile court after they were caught throwing water balloons off the top of May Hall in Helaman Halls at 4 a.m. on July 4. The males threw a balloon at a passing unmarked police car and were cited for criminal mischief.

    At 1 a.m. on July 2 a John A. Widtsoe Building custodian called police to report that three high-heat ovens had been left on with their doors open in two lab rooms. In one of the labs a bottle of chemicals had also been broken on the countertop. Risk management was notified and the area was secured.

    THEFT A Schwinn bicycle was stolen from 15C of Wymount Terrace July 2. The bike was left unlocked by its owner and is valued at $900.

    On July 6 at 9:30 a.m. a stereo system with CD player was stolen from room 1510 of the Smith Family Living Center.

    A 12 volt Devault cordless drill was stolen from the Wyview Park construction area between July 7 at 4:30 p.m. and July 8 at 7:30 a.m. The 25-year-old victim is a contractor on the site and the drill is valued at $200.

    On the sixth floor of Q-Hall in Deseret Towers a cd case containing 20 cds was stolen from an unlocked resident’s room. The victim, a football camp attendee, left the room between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. and when he returned the case was gone.

    After leaving his garment bag unattended in the parking lot by the Cannon Center for an hour, an EFY participant returned to find it missing. The bag and its contents are valued at $900.

    VANDALISM An N. Eldon Tanner Building custodian contacted police July 2 at 8 p.m. The custodian reported that graffiti and other acts of vandalism had occurred in an elevator within the building and various miscellaneous items had been stolen. The suspects are sports camp attendees that committed the acts while passing through the building.

    CITATION A 30-year-old student was cited by police after he was caught discharging illegal fireworks July 4 at 10 p.m.

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