Police Beat



    A Chevy S-10 pickup was stolen from the BYU Creamery parking lot between 10:30 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday. The vehicle’s owner left the pickup unlocked and left a key in the ashtray. The owner notified the University Police and officers located the stolen vehicle in a Deseret Towers parking lot at 3 p.m. Monday. Officers found credit card receipts in the truck and a stolen license plate on the vehicle. University Police traced the receipts and license plate to the same off-campus apartment. Upon questioning residents of the apartment, officers discovered that the suspect had stolen her roommate’s license plate. When officers located the suspect, she confessed that she had stolen her roommate’s license plate to return the vehicle she had stolen. She said she thought the University Police would not be able to identify the vehicle if she used her roommate’s license plate. The suspect was arrested.

    A change machine was robbed at a Wymount Terrace laundromat between 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Suspects pried open the change box and stole approximately $400 in quarters and dollar bills. The machine, valued at $2,500, was significantly damaged.

    Baby clothes, t-shirts, underwear and stockings were stolen from the Wyview Park laundromat between 5 p.m. Jan. 29 and 10 a.m. Feb. 1. The clothing is valued at $75.

    A framed inspirational poster entitled “Persistence” was stolen from the Career Placement Services lobby between Jan. 29 and Feb. 2. The poster was valued at $50.

    A black LCD projector valued at $4,000 was stolen from a storage closet in room 130 AKH between noon on Feb. 2 and 9 a.m. Feb. 3.

    A Honda Elite motor scooter worth $400 was stolen from a parking lot in front of the Museum of Art between Jan. 30 and Feb. 4. The victim said the weather prevented him from moving the scooter. The scooter had Utah license plate number 398 GP.

    A yellow and red men’s mountain bike was stolen from a bike rack at John Hall between Jan. 23 and Feb. 5. The bike, a Schwinn Mesa LE model, had a $550 value.

    Suspicious Activity

    An unidentified male was observed peering into bathroom stalls on Feb. 6 at 1:20 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library. The victim observed the suspect peeping into each stall. When the suspect found that the victim’s stall was occupied, he began staring at the victim. The suspect fled after the victim asked him to stop. The victim described the suspect as an elderly male with greying hair and a mustache, wearing blue corduroys and Doc Martens. University Police searched the area but could not find the suspect.

    Indecent Exposure

    A male exposed himself to a female student in the tunnel between the N. Eldon Tanner Building and Helaman Halls Feb. 4 at 3:10 p.m. The victim was returning to Helaman Halls from class and observed the suspect approaching with his hands in his pockets. When the suspect passed the victim he exposed himself. The victim described the suspect as an overweight 20-year-old white male, approximately 5 foot 10 inches tall, wearing green corduroys, a green polo shirt and wire-rimmed glasses.

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