Police beat: April 14, 2014


Visitor assaulted by family member

A campus visitor reported March 3 that she had been struck by her husband in a parking lot on East Medical Center Drive. The two subjects reportedly were arguing in their vehicle, when he struck her with an object. He left the vehicle and headed to work. She drove to another hospital for medical assistance. The suspect was located in the University Hospital later that evening, arrested and taken to jail. Subsequently, he pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic violence and his sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 16.

Ivy on Michigan Union wall burned

A section of ivy growing on the south wall of the Michigan Union was found burned around 3:15 a.m. March 29. A subject reported to a Housing Security officer in West Quad that he had observed the ivy on fire. When the officer found the location, the fire had extinguished itself.  Currently university police are pursuing additional leads to identify a suspect.

Charges denied in student argument

Two students reportedly were arguing March 15 in the East Quadrangle dining area, when the female pushed the male subject away from her and then threw objects at him. The female was arrested for assault, while the male was arrested and released for minor in possession of alcohol. The prosecutor’s office declined to authorize arrest charges and the case has been closed.

Sexual assault reported

A U-M student told University Hospital personnel March 30 that she had been sexually assaulted earlier in the evening by an acquaintance. She opted not to file a police report. No details of the incident or location were provided by the reportee.

Laptop taken from open room at Markley Hall

A Markley Hall resident reported to university police March 23 that her laptop had been taken from her room. The room was unoccupied at the time of the incident and entry was gained via the open room door. There are no suspects.

Plant Operations windows broken

Two exterior windows to one of the Plant Operations buildings at 326 East Hoover were found broken when staff reported to work at 10 a.m. March 23. A brick was found amid the broken glass inside one of the windows. During the initial report, there was no property reported missing and there are no suspects.

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