Police Beat




    A male assaulted a female in Wymount Terrace laundry room #5 Tuesday at 9:07 a.m. The suspect entered the laundry facility and was wrapping something around an object in his hand. The victim was already in the facility and thought the suspect was female.

    Police report the male approached the victim and pressed something to her neck. The suspect said he had a gun and not to move. The victim then screamed and ran out of the facility and fled in a small 1980s model pickup truck. Witnesses said the incident appeared to be two females fighting.

    The suspect is described as a white male, fair complexion, 5’7″ to 5’8″, slender build, 120 lbs., in his early 30s, long blond straight hair, with dark eye makeup, and femininely dressed.

    If anyone has any information, please call investigator Steven Messick at 378-4051.


    A 28-year-old student reported a group of juveniles in an Isuzu Sport Utility Vehicle yelling obscenities at him Saturday at 9:20 p.m. on East Campus Drive across from the Harris Fine Arts Center. The vehicle stopped at the stoplight and the victim approached the vehicle.

    Police report the juveniles continued shouting obscenities and the car drove off when the light changed. The victim was able to obtain the license plate number. Police are trying to locate the vehicle.

    A 24-year-old student reported a male in a dark green sedan approached her and asked her if she needed a ride on Tuesday in the parking lot below the botany pond. The victim indicated she did not need a ride and then went to the Ezra Taft Benson Building. The suspect then followed her.

    According to police reports, the suspect was parked at 800 N. 400 East watching pedestrians cross the street. As the victim crossed the street, the suspect then accosted her. The police conducted a search of the area.

    The suspect is described as a white male with a round face and sandy brown hair. The victim said the suspect was mentally challenged.

    Police responded to a dispute in the Richards Building at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. A P.E. Services supervisor was in a dispute with two students over non-compliance with university standards. The students began to use vulgar and abusive language. The students were advised to leave and referred to the Honor Code Office.


    A alarm was set off in 3290 ELWC Sunday at 1:20 p.m. Police responded and a 25-year-old student and 25-year-old non-student tripped the alarm when they entered the room looking for a piano. They claimed the door was open. The individuals initially fled the scene and one was later located in a nearby sacrament meeting. The room 3290 ELWC is a photo studio and is alarmed to the protect the equipment.


    A 30-year-old male student reported a green Bianchi Ayala bicycle had been stolen sometime between Dec. 20 and Jan. 4 from a bicycle rack at Wymount Terrace. Police report the bicycle had been locked with a U-lock and was not there when he went to get it Monday morning.

    A rear licence plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Smith Fieldhouse parking lot between Dec. 20 and Jan. 4. The 19-year-old student left her vehicle in the parking lot over the holidays. It is a Utah license plate with the number 612 KSG.

    On Wednesday, police cited a student custodian for stealing a compact disc from 3220 ELWC. A faculty member had reported the CD missing on Tuesday.

    Shock absorbers and brakes were stolen from a bicycle parked in Q Hall in Deseret Towers between Dec. 18 and Jan. 2.

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