Police Beat



Sept. 16 Two unauthorized transactions valued at $425 were made on a woman’s stolen credit card. The victim has not yet provided documentation.

Sept. 17 Five victims reported cash stolen from their wallets during a birthday party at their apartment. Their wallets were left unattended in their bedrooms. The police are still working to determine how much cash was taken as well as other potentially stolen articles.

Sept. 17 A $400 bicycle was reported stolen from the Joseph Fielding Smith Building. The victim said it was taken five days earlier between 8 and 9:30 a.m.

Sept. 17 A student reported his bicycle stolen, but was uncertain of the location it was last seen. He claimed it was either stolen from a bike rack at the Wilkinson Student Center or May Hall. The bike was valued at $150.

Sept. 18 A bike with an estimated value of $105 was reported stolen from the Joseph F. Smith Building. The theft occurred between 11:15 and 11:30 a.m.

Sept. 18 A laptop valued at $1,000 was reported stolen at the Richards Building five days after the incident supposedly occurred. There are no suspects at this time.

Oct. 1 A male individual stole a wallet and cell phone from an individual in the Wilkinson Student Center bowling alley. The victim confronted the suspect and the wallet was returned. However, the victim did not realize the cell phone was stolen until the male individual was gone. The suspect was later apprehended and booked into jail.

Oct. 2 A locked bike was taken from a bike rack in Wyview Park. There are no suspects at this time.

Oct. 2 A BYU student was caught shoplifting at the BYU Bookstore. The student was arrested and the stolen property was recovered.

Oct. 3 An electronic item was reported stolen during the job fair on Oct. 3 in the Wilkinson Student Center Garden Court. The case is still active.

Criminal Mischief

Sept. 29 A car, with five individuals inside, was reported speeding and launching water balloons at bystanders on 320 W. 2060 N.  One individual bystander was hit: however, no injuries were incurred. The victim that was hit could not identify the car, nor the individuals in question.

Oct. 1 Graffiti classified as “lego-head” was found in multiple places across campus. The grounds crew was notified and the graffiti will be cleaned up promptly.


Sept. 28 An individual was found on the field in LaVell Edwards Stadium during the football game without a ticket or access pass. The individual was arrested and cited for trespassing.


Sept. 15 Four males were found pouring a corrosive liquid on the cougar statue and the surrounding grass on the southwest corner of the LaVell Edwards Stadium. The incident occurred at 2 a.m. and the vandals were arrested, issued a misdemeanor and citations and then released. The cougar was protected by shrink wrap, and officers are waiting to see if surrounding sprinklers diluted the damages made by the liquid.


Sept. 14 A father made threatening calls to the BYU accounting office after he was upset with his daughter’s campus financial account. An officer contacted him and the man apologized. The case is currently under investigation.

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