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Police Files: 1/26/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 24, 2022

Assault/ Battery/Simple (Incl. Domestic and Police Officer) Around 11:42 pm on October 10, 2021, the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) received a call from a woman saying that she had just...

Police Files: 3/17/2021

Ben Hume, Web Editor March 15, 2021

Intoxicated stranger Nightwatch employees sent a panic alarm to the Oakland University Police Department on the night of Jan. 7 when a Black man wearing a yellow hoodie and a black OU face mask entered...

Police files: 1/27/2021

Ben Hume, Web Editor January 26, 2021

Kresge Library Scare A student called Oakland University Police Dispatch on Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. stating that she believed she saw a male subject walk out of Kresge Library with what looked like a possible...

Police Files: Nov. 9, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter November 9, 2016

One too many On Oct. 15, two Oakland University Police Department officers were dispatched after receiving a call about an assault. Inside an on-campus apartment, four people had been drinking. One...

Police Files: Oct. 19, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter October 18, 2016

Clowns on campus On Oct. 14, the Oakland University Police Department was dispatched to Meadow Brook Road after receiving complaints of a suspicious person dressed as a clown looking into windows....

Police Files: Oct. 12, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter October 11, 2016

Guns and grams found in vehicle on campus On Monday, Sept. 19, OUPD noticed a black Dodge Challenger blocking several parked cars in one of the lots. The owner of the vehicle returned to his car and offered...

Police Files: Sept. 28, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter September 27, 2016

This is not a pipe On Sept. 15, the smell of marijuana coming from a vehicle near the Ann V. Nicholson Apartments caught the attention of OUPD during a routine patrol. When the officer asked the driver...

Police files for April 13

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief April 12, 2016

Police Files Shelby Tankersley Stolen car and narcotics             On March 23, an OUPD officer was called to P1 because of a report of a male doing drugs with a spoon and a lighter....

Police files for April 6

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2016

Police Files Shelby Tankersley Identity theft             On March 25, a student went to the OUPD lobby to report her identity stolen. She received a check in the mail that was supposed...


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Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief April 1, 2016

The Auburn Hills Fire Department was called to the Recreation and Athletic center on Feb. 11. A student was injured while playing basketball and suspected that he had broken his finger. The student was transported to Crittenton Hospital by the fire department.

Hamlin Hall was evacuated at approximately 9:30 pm on Feb. 13 when police responded to a dryer in the third floor laundry room that had caught fire. The dryer was still smoking after having been sprayed with a fire extinguisher.  The Auburn Hills Fire Department were called and declared the building safe for students to return.

A student contacted police on Feb. 15 after $50 was stolen out of his wallet. The student left his wallet and cell phone in an unlocked locker while he worked out at the Recreation and Athletic Center. Police investigated the scene but currently have no suspects in the robbery. All students are advised to use locks when they keep their personal belongings in lockers at the Rec.

Police were called to Hamlin Hall on Feb. 17 to investigate a report of a missing cell phone. A student left her cell phone sitting on a table in her dorm room while she went down the hall to a friend's room. When she returned she realized the phone was missing. Police interviewed several students in the dorm but were unable to locate the phone.

Police Files for March 16

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief March 13, 2016

Alcohol in Hamlin Hall On March 8, Night Watch called OUPD to Hamlin Hall to investigate a minor in possession of alcohol. When the officers arrived at the room, they could hear people inside. When...

Police Files for March 2

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief February 27, 2016

Alcohol in Oak View Hall On Valentine’s Day, OUPD was called to Oak View Hall to handle minors in possession of alcohol. Upon arriving to the dorm, the two accused students were hesitant to let the...

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