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December 14, 2018

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November 12, 2018

Police Beat: Nov. 12, 2018

Sexual assault reported at Markley Hall

A University of Michigan student reported she was sexually assaulted by a known acquaintance in September at Markley Hall. She did not wish to seek charges and the case was closed.

September 14, 2018

Police Beat: Sept. 17, 2018

Assault reported at University Hospital

A nurse was grabbed by a patient at approximately 8:50 a.m. Aug. 28. The investigation has been submitted to the Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney for review of possible charges.

August 13, 2018

Police Beat for June and July 2018

JUNE Student reports being sexually assaulted a year ago

University police received a report on June 2 that a student was sexually assaulted in Bursley Residence Hall by a known acquaintance in April 2017. An investigation is underway.

January 22, 2018

Police Beat: Jan.22, 2018

Two crime alerts issued for incidents in Northwood Community

Residents in Northwood Community apartments reported to the Division of Public Safety and Security three incidents of home invasions in December. DPSS issued two Crime Alerts for these incidents. There have been no additional incidents reported in the area.

November 13, 2017

Police Beat: Nov. 13, 2017

Two sexual assaults by known visitors reported

Two students reported to police in separate incidents from Oct. 7 that they had been assaulted in residence hall rooms by invited guests. One was reported to have occurred in West Quadrangle and the other in Bursley Hall. Both investigations are ongoing.

October 16, 2017

Police Beat: Oct. 16, 2017

Trotter House burglarized, no property taken

Staff at the Trotter House found a broken window on Sept. 25. During the investigation, it was determined that an unknown subject had broken the window and entered the building around 1:30 a.m. the previous night. No property was reported missing.

September 11, 2017

Police Beat: Sept. 11, 2017

Dispute at Laundry Services between two employees

Two employees reportedly were involved in a dispute Aug. 1 at Laundry Services. During the incident, one subject reportedly brandished a hammer. No one was injured. The investigation has been submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office for review for possible assault charges.

January 16, 2017

Police Beat: Jan. 16, 2017

Student charged with assault against another student

A student was arraigned Dec. 12 on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly threatened another student with a knife on Dec. 9. The victim was not injured. Court proceedings are ongoing. 

November 14, 2016

Police Beat: Nov. 14, 2016

Reward offered for assault at the Arb

The University of Michigan is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in an Oct. 7 sexual assault in Nichols Arboretum.

August 15, 2016

Police Beat: Aug. 15, 2016

Sexual assault reported in parking lot

On July 19, a subject reported that she had been sexually assaulted by a man she knew while parked in the Krause Street parking lot July 17. The investigation is continuing.

June 20, 2016

Police Beat: June 20, 2016

No damage from fire in parking structure

Charred discarded cardboard was found in the Palmer Drive parking structure around 8:30 a.m. May 22. No active fire or smoke was found at the time. No other damage was found. There are no suspects.

May 23, 2016

Police Beat: May 23, 2016

Sexual assault reported at East Quad

A student reported that she had been inappropriately grabbed by an unnamed student in an East Quadrangle residence hall room in the early morning of April 9. She later stated she did not want to pursue criminal charges and was provided support resources.

April 11, 2016

Police Beat: April 11, 2016

Employee accused of assaulting colleague

A university employee is reported to have inappropriately grabbed a colleague March 18 in the workplace.  The suspect has been suspended and the investigation has been submitted to the prosecutor’s office for review and authorization of charges.


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