A round up of Summer 2009 crime across the FSU campus
On July 20, there was a report of a breaking and entering at the South Campus Apartments. A nineteen year old male was identified and arrested for home invasion. He was lodged in the Mecosta County Jail.
On Aug. 11, a nineteen year old male was observed window peeking at Helen Ferris Hall. He was arrested and lodged in the Mecosta County Jail. Further investigation responded in the discovery of child porn on the suspects computer. A warrant has been issued by the prosecutor’s office.
On Aug. 21, Ferris State officers assisted the Big Rapids Police with a breaking and entering on Madison Avenue. Five suspects were apprehended at the scene and lodged in the Mecosta County Jail.
Look Both Ways!
On Aug. 28 at 6:50 p.m., Ferris State officers assisted the Big Rapids Police with a car/pedestrian crash at State and South Street. The pedestrian was transported to the Mecosta County Medical Center by the EMS. Witnesses stated that the pedestrian ran out in front of the car.
On Sept. 1 at 9 a.m., there was a report of a two-car crash in lot 71.
On Aug. 30 at 1:50 p.m., a vehicle was stopped on South Street near State Street, for striking the curb. The driver was intoxicated and lodged in the Mecosta County Jail for (Operating While Intoxicated) OWI.
On Aug.31 at 3:30 p.m., there was a report of a car/pedestrian crash on N. Campus Drive, west of Hallisy Hall. The pedestrian walked into the side of the car driving down the road. The pedestrian fled the scene upon police arrival.
Hit and Run
On Aug. 27 at 6 p.m., there was a hit and run in lot 4.
On Sept. 1 at 2:40 a.m., there was a hit and run in lot 39. There was damage to the parked car found by the owner.
Two Car Crash
On Aug. 29 at 3 p.m., there was a two-car crash in lot 3.
On Aug. 29 at 12:40 a.m., there was a report of a (Minor in Possession) MIP in McNerny Hall. One subject was ticketed for the MIP. Two seventeen year old females were turned over to their parents.
On Aug. 26 through September 3, Ferris State Officers have responded to eleven marijuana complaints, resulting in: two MIPs, eight referrals to the OSC, and six warrant request by Mecosta County Prosecutor’s Office.
Since August, over 4,500 pedestrian warnings have been given out. Since then, two pedestrians have been struck by vehicles. Pedestrians: please be safe, cautious, and alert when out walking.