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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 25, 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...


Police Files

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief April 1, 2016
Person of interest caught by security camera in KresgeOUPD has released photos of a person of interest linked to a larceny in Kresge Library. At 6 p.m. on March 5, a laptop was reported stolen from the library. The photos, which can be found on the Oakland University website, were taken by a security camera as the suspect left the library. After exiting the building, the suspect fled on foot through parking lots 36 and 34, located between the Science and Engineering Building and Elliott and Varner halls. Police are seeking information regarding the suspect and can be reached at  248-370-3331 or [email protected]   Theft in Recreation Center OUPD was dispatched to the Recreation and Athletic Center in response to a larceny report. On March 1 at approximately 6:40 p.m., police met with a female student who said upon returning to the locker, she noticed her items were missing. The missing property included a coat, keys, boots, jeans, an MP3 player and the student’s driver’s license. The combined value of the items was valued at $1,000. Police drove the student home to retrieve spare keys and brought her back to campus.Bottle bombs near Hamlin HallOUPD heard an explosion around the south side of Hamlin Hall on Feb. 28 at approximately 2:10 a.m.  At 9:05 a.m. the same day, police found several melted plastic bottles under the balcony on the south side of Hamlin Hall. This was the fourth incident of “bottle bombs” in this area since January Police met with the two male occupants of the room for questioning. Both students later admitted to making the “bottle bombs” in their room and throwing them out of the window.  One student said he made them because he was bored that nothing happened at OU and he thought he would shake things up.

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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