Police Beat


Suspicious Call

Aug. 28 – Three people were spotted around 1 a.m. at the Broadcasting Building’s loading dock. One of them, carrying a suitcase, was trying doors and looked suspicious. The three people turned out to be employees coming back from Salt Lake City.


Aug. 27 – Police were contacted after a female reported she had stomach cramps. Her brother later took her home.


Aug. 27 – A man emailed a woman about a job offer and instructed her to cash a fraudulent check and keep $50. The rest of the money was to be sent to Covina, Calif., by money order. The woman recognized the check as fraudulent before she cashed it and saved herself from owing the bank $5,000. The man has not been found yet.

Criminal Mischief

Aug. 21 – Graffiti was found on a metal control box in parking lot 37. It appeared to be a tag done with black shoe polish and yellow paint.

Aug. 26 – Graffiti was found on a sign at 1430 N. 450 East. It was done by a blue paint marker. Police were not able to determine what the graffiti spelled. However, it appeared to be a tag.


Aug 30- Someone reported the scent or appearance of marijuana. When police arrived, there was no one matching the description or anything in the area to verify it.

Missing Property

Aug 28- A bike was reported stolen from the Wilkinson Student Center area.  The bike was valued at $800–1,000.

Aug 28 – A student reported of a bike stolen from Wymount Terrace. The bike was valued at $200.

Aug 28- There was a report of bike stolen from Wymount Terrace. The bike was valued at $4,500.

Aug 29- Police received a report of a bike theft from the Tanner Building.

Aug 29- A bike was reported stolen from the Tanner Building. It was valued at $90.

Aug 29- Student reported theft of motor scooter from Lot 14, which later turned out to be unfounded. The student discovered he had misplaced his vehicle.

Aug 30- There was a delayed report of theft at the BYU Bookstore. One textbook was reported missing. The original theft took place Aug 27. There are currently no suspects.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email