On the Record

Stay off the roads

March 23, 11:15 p.m., officers made a traffic stop on State Street for the vehicle having a light out. Upon contact with driver, the officers discovered the subject was an out-of-state driver. The driver was a student and their license in their home state was suspended. The subject was cited for driving with a suspended license.

Wild from start to finish

March 24, 3:19 p.m., two non-students from Detroit were at a party in Big Rapids; officers reported they visit the Big Rapids area often. The offending subject drove off in the other person’s car. The owner of the car was aware that his friend took it. In the morning when the owner could not find his car, he went back to Detroit and falsely reported that his car was stolen. Officers found the car in Lot 68 with the subject sitting in it. He provided the officers with a false name, claiming he did not have his license with him. The officers figured out the subject was a parole absconder from Lansing and arrested him. They also charged him with obstructing justice by providing a false name.

Pay your tickets, kids

March 25, 9:39 a.m., a student’s car was impounded for having more than $150 in unpaid parking ticket fines.

Parking lots = not the best place to smoke

March 27, 1 a.m., officers were patrolling through Lot 28 and saw a vehicle sitting there with the lights on. They made contact with student in the car, who was under 21, and found the subject to be in possession of marijuana. The officers cited the subject for possession of marijuana and referred them to the Office of Student Conduct.

Not exactly minty fresh

March 27, 11:18 p.m., officers were called to Brophy Hall for odor of marijuana coming from a room. Officers made contact with the student, who admitted to smoking marijuana previously, but said he hadn’t been that night. She believed someone else had been smoking in her bathroom that day. Officers reported that the student appeared to be under the influence of marijuana and she said her friend had given her THC gum earlier in the day. The student was not cited but was referred to the Office of Student Conduct.