Police Beat


    Compiled By GARNET DEAKINS


    A housing lock-up employee reported a fired pellet gun near Budge Hall in Helaman Halls on Sunday at 2:04 a.m. The pellet gun had been fired at a discarded coke can as the employee was walking by. There are no suspects and there has been no further information.


    A vehicle failed to yield to a pedestrian near the Sam F. Brewster Building on Sept. 30 around 8:05 a.m. The victim reported a “near miss” and took down the license plate information; however, the information was incorrect and the driver of the vehicle was unable to be located.


    A resident of S hall in Deseret Towers reported receiving a harassing phone call on Sept. 30 around 2:40 p.m. The caller claimed to be stalking the victim. Police are following up on information provided on the victim’s caller I.D.

    A Wymount Terrace resident reported to have received repeated harassing phone calls beginning on Sept. 9 through Oct. 4. The harasser has never spoken, but breathes heavily into the phone and then hangs up. On Oct. 4, the victim received seven of these calls over a period of about 35 minutes.


    A backpack was stolen from the 2nd floor of the Harris Fine Arts Center on Tuesday between 6 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. While the backpack was stolen, a text book and a flute case that were sitting next to it were untouched. The contents of the backpack were valued at approximately $445. The most expensive item inside the backpack was a pair of designer eyeglasses worth about $350.

    A cell phone was left in a lab at the John A. Widtsoe Building on Sept. 8 between 5 and 6 p.m. When the owner returned to find it, the cell phone had been stolen. The cell phone is valued at $50.

    A musical compact dis. was stolen from 1502 WSC on Sept. 28. The item, valued at $14, belonged to a student employee. There are no suspects.

    A bicycle was stolen from the bike racks between the Harold B. Lee Library and the Smith Family Living Center on Sept. 30 between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The newer model Huffy mountain bike was locked with a chain style lock. The victim did not know the value of the bike.

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