Police Beat: Banned individual cited again 22 years later


Criminal Mischief

June 6- Harold B. Lee Library security witnessed a male subject cutting pages out of a book owned by the library with an exacto knife, a mutilation of library materials violation. The suspect is a 50-year-old man with white hair.


June 12- A male skateboarder passed a “No Skateboarding” sign and flipped the sign off. An officer stopped him for skateboarding, gave him a citation and referred him to the Provo Justice Court.


June 6- A female reported a suspicious male sitting in a truck everyday at 6:30 a.m. For the past two weeks, she said he has been giving her weird looks as she walks to work at the Cannon Center. The matter is still under investigation.

June 8-An officer was called to the Twilight Zone at 5:45 p.m. because a suspicious, possibly intoxicated, male was outside the doors. When the officer arrived, the suspect was gone.

June 11-A suspicious person was found driving around Wyview at midnight. He was stopped and identified as a resident of Wyview.


June 5-A student reported losing his wallet at the Cannon Center in the cubby section where backpacks and other supplies are left. After leaving and returning with Cannon Center employees, he found his wallet crammed in the back of the cubby he had used.

June 6-A key was reported missing at 5 p.m. from the ignition of a forklift. The forklift was located on the roof of the Richards Building. There are currently no suspects in the matter.

June 7-A Panasonic bike, valued at $150, was stolen sometime between May 24 and June 7 outside the Heber Grant Building.

June 7-A $400 bike was stolen outside the Cannon Center. The lock had been cut.

June 8-A large tree dolly valued at $450 was taken from the Ellsworth Complex sometime over the weekend. There are currently no suspects.

June 8-A  bicycle was reported stolen around noon near the Smithfield House. The lock had been cut, and there are no suspects.

Vehicle Burglary

June 6-Between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. an iPod and charger was stolen from a car parked outside Wymount Terrace. The car was left unlocked over night, and there are currently no suspects.


June 8-A traffic officer reported a parked vehicle whose registration belongs to a person who was banned from campus in 1990. He was arrested, cited and released for trespassing.

Juvenile Problem

June 6-Two youths were reported tying a rope between two trees and trying to tightrope walk at 5:28 p.m. When police arrived, the youths were gone.

Property Damage

June 5-Strong winds caused a piece of wood to hit the support beam of a door’s window. The force of contact caused the glass in the door to break.

Editor’s note: edits were made to this article to correct grammar. 

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