Police Beat

  1. September 19, 1994

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Infant’s death appears to be homicide An autopsy on Jaylon Jervante Jones, a 2-year-old boy who died Aug. 31 in Family Housing, indicates that his death occurred as a result of a homicide. The autopsy was performed by M. Caplan, medical examiner, who ruled that the cause of death was due…
  2. May 23, 1994

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank DPS assists police in murder investigation The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is working with the Ann Arbor Police Department on its investigation of the murder of Christine Ann Gailbreath, office assistant in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, who was attacked near her west side Ann Arbor home May 7. Police…
  3. April 18, 1994

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Chester Posby found guilty but mentally ill A Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury found Chester L. Posby, 70, guilty but mentally ill of first degree murder charges April 12 for the June 1992 shooting death of John L. Kemink, professor of otorhinolaryngology, in a U-M Hospitals examining room. Posby, a retired…
  4. February 28, 1994

    Police Beat

    Freshman charged in Entree Plus case A first-year LS&A student was arrested Feb. 7 and charged with the misuse of a financial transaction device for the unauthorized use of another student’s Entree Plus card. Department of Public Safety (DPS) Capt. James R. Smiley says there has been an upswing in the unauthorized use of Entree…
  5. May 24, 1993

    Police Beat

    By Mary Jo Frank 2 off-duty security officers aid burn victim Off-duty U-M security officers Melissa Bolyard and Gerald Steiner responded quickly when they came upon a 36-year old homeless man on fire, his clothing apparently ignited by a cigarette, about 1:45 a.m. May 18 near the Dental Building. Lt. James R. Smiley says Bolyard…
  6. April 19, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Computer theft under investigation University Police are investigating the April 9 breaking and entering and theft of eight computers valued at more than $37,000 from the G.G. Brown Building. Lt. James R. Smiley asks that individuals with information about the theft contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS) detective bureau, 763-3434.…
  7. March 15, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank 2 employees caught writing fake travel advances A 44-year old student services associate in Medical Administration and a 27-year old program coordinator in the College of Pharmacy were arrested Feb. 12 on charges of embezzlement over $100. The women were arraigned that day in Ann Arbor’s 15th District court. The cases…
  8. February 15, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Stalking legislation gives police new tool The Department of Public Safety has received two complaints under Michigan’s new stalking laws, which became effective Jan. 1, reports Lt. James R. Smiley. Stalking is a misdeamenor with a penalty of one year in jail and/or $1,000 fine. Stalking consists of two or more…
  9. January 18, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Employee charged with embezzlement A student adviser in the School of Nursing, who has worked at the U-M for 22 years, has been charged with embezzling more that $100. She was arrested and arraigned in Ann Arbor’s 15th District Court Jan. 5. University Police arrested the 48-year- old Ann Arbor resident…
  10. September 14, 1992

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank 2 skateboarders arrested for breaking and entering Two boys, ages 14 and 16, were arrested Aug. 14 by University Police for breaking and entering automobiles in the Thompson Street Parking Structure. U-M Police Lt. James R. Smiley says the youths, who are from Chelsea and Brighton, are suspects in at least…