On the Record Jan. 18th

A roundup of this week’s crime at Ferris State University


Dec. 1 – Dec. 19, time unknown – A sign was struck in parking lot 4H. The driver elected not to report the incident, and the case was further closed due to lack of leads.

New year, new OUI

Jan. 8, 3:05 a.m. – An officer noticed a moving violation while on patrol. After they started a traffic stop, the officer observed signs that the driver was impaired and conducted a field sobriety test, which the driver failed. The driver then admitted they consumed alcohol, declined a breathalyzer test and was then was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol.

Student threats

Jan. 10, 1:30 a.m. – Student threatened bodily harm to another student, however, there was not enough evidence to proceed with a case. The incident was closed for criminal proceedings but was referred to student conduct. 


Dec. 12, time unknown – An electronic device with a value of over $1,000 was delivered to the Business Building to the incorrect recipient, who fraudulently signed for the item and kept it. The intended recipient checked the tracking status of the item, observed that it was delivered, but not to them, and filed a police report.