Crime Beat

On Wednesday at 11:31 a.m., the report of a property damage hit-and-run was reported to the UMDPD. An officer responded to 1036 University Drive where he found the hit-and-run driver. The driver was cited for leaving the scene of an accident.At 4:59 p.m., a student requested assistance as they were locked out of their building at 1049 University Drive. An officer responded to open the door and advised the student. At 8:45 p.m., a water leak at 1117 University Drive prompted an officer response. The officer contacted UMD Facilities Management about the leak and filed it as a matter of record. On Thanksgiving Thursday, at 12:04 a.m., a UMDPD officer made a traffic stop after a report of suspicious activity on East 8th Street and Garden Street. A person was arrested for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated. The driver’s vehicle was towed. At 2:19 a.m. on the 800 block of Woodland Avenue, another report of suspicious activity was reported to the UMDPD. A driver was pulled over and arrested for fourth degree driving while intoxicated. The driver was also driving with a suspended license. A report of a hold up on the 2000 block of London Road was received at 11:28 p.m. An officer responded to the call and determined that it was an instance of employee error. On Friday morning at 7:32 a.m., the UMDPD escorted the UMD football team to the airport. At 10:18 p.m. an officer assisted a person with a disabled vehicle at 638 Niagara Court. The officer gave the person a ride to their house when they could not start the vehicle. On Saturday and into Sunday between 7:19 p.m. and 12:49 a.m., UMDPD officers pulled over 11 vehicles. Of those vehicles, two drivers were cited after they were unable to provide proof of insurance. On Sunday at 1:07 a.m. an officer assisted a person on the 300 block of Kenilworth Avenue. The officer transported the person to their residence. At 9:12 a.m. a fire alarm went off in 1220 Village Lane. An officer responded and found that it was set off because a student had burned food. The area was given the all okay, but the food was not. At 6: 51 p.m., a student in need of medical care at 618 Oakland Circle was transported to the hospital. Just three hours later, at 9:55 p.m., another student was in need of medical assistance. The student was transported from 513 Niagara Court to the hospital. On Monday at 1:58 p.m., a report of a missing vehicle was reported to the UMDPD. An officer responded to 1207 Kirby Drive to assist the student in locating their vehicle. The car was located at 2:01 p.m.


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