On The Record

Are you in good hands?

Jan. 10, 9:33 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle at Finch Court for an expired plate. The driver lacked vehicle insurance and the officer issued a citation for driving without insurance.

Got off easy this time

Jan. 12, 12:34 a.m., several students were in the lobby of North Hall and “smelled like” marijuana. Three of them admitted to smoking marijuana before they entered the hall, but didn’t have any marijuana on them and weren’t cited.

Let’s get this straight

Jan. 12, 8:29 p.m., a student’s hair straightener was allegedly stolen by her suitemate in North Hall. Officers reported that the student didn’t want to press charges and just wanted it back. However, the next day, the suspect had dropped all classes and left Ferris. The case is still under investigation.


Jan. 14, 8:15 p.m., officers observed a vehicle with a headlight out on State Street near Perry Street. They stopped the vehicle and discovered the driver had a suspended driver’s license as well. The officers issued a citation for driving with a suspended license.

It’s Glade, I swear

Jan. 16, 12:26 a.m., officers were called to Henderson Hall because resident advisers could smell marijuana coming from a room. A student allegedly attempted to mask the odor with air freshener, but to no avail. The resident allegedly smelled like marijuana and seemed to have some dexterity issues. They admitted to possessing marijuana, and turned over marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. The officers also seized a large bottle of Captain Morgan in the room. The officers dumped the alcohol, issued a citation solely for the possession of marijuana and referred the student to the Office of Student Conduct.

Feeling kind of green

Jan. 16, 1:03 a.m., officers responded to the smell of marijuana in South Bond Hall. One subject admitted to smoking marijuana off campus and wouldn’t allow officers to search the room. No enforcement actions were taken and the subject was referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

At least they didn’t take your AirPods

Jan. 16, 8:50 a.m., a student reported her mobile phone was stolen from Science Building. She said her phone may have fallen out of her pocket initially, but believes someone picked it up and turned it off because it was active according to the “Find My iPhone” feature around 9 a.m. but then wasn’t a short time after. The investigation is still ongoing.

This guy’s living in 2039

Jan. 16, student parking officers discovered a car in Lot 5 with a manufactured sticker. When the officers contacted the student owner of the vehicle, he admitted to making his own parking permit using Adobe Photoshop because he wanted to park closer to Bond Hall.


Jan. 16, 8:25 p.m., resident advisers claimed to smell marijuana in Miller Hall. They found five people and marijuana in the suspected room. One of the residents admitted it was his and was cited for possession of marijuana by a minor, and referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

Ferris Department of Safety issued 290 tickets between the dates of Jan. 14 and Jan. 19, totaling $4,425.