Students cited for drug use
Students Toney Reed, 18, and Zachary Spain, 18, received citations for drug violations at 6:36 p.m. on Feb. 20 after marijuana residue was found in their room in State Hall.
UCAPD arrived at State Hall when a resident assistant complained of a burnt marijuana smell.
A metal tool used to hold marijuana cigarettes was found on Spain’s bed. Reed said he had a pipe in a box under his bed. The box contained a metal and a wood pipe inside a metal canister. Spain had five non-prescribed pills on his dresser.
Both Reed and Spain said the smell was coming from their laundry baskets. Reed said he had smoked marijuana earlier in the day.
The metal tool, the marijuana pipe and five prescription pills were confiscated.
Reed and Spain received judicial board citations for drug violations.
Student files for restraining order after being locked-in
A student filed assault charges and obtained an order of protection against student Joshua Harris, 19, at 9:44 p.m. on Feb. 22.
The student said she ran away from Harris, her ex-boyfriend, from The Links apartments after he locked her in his apartment while she was trying to recover a cell phone charger.
Harris verbally abused the student, hit her driver’s side window twice and hit the back tailgate while she was trying to get away from him.
The student said Harris has thrown chairs at her, hit her and thrown her in the past. She had not filed a report before because she had hoped his grandparents would discipline him.
Harris was arrested at 9:53 p.m. after police officers for came across an active warrant for failure to appear and for driving with a suspended license.
The student said Harris is probably drug dealing and may have robbed someone.
The student obtained an order of protection against Harris.
Nonstudet threatens to kill
Nonstudent and former Aramark employee Taylor Furr, 20, was banned from the UCA campus after he threatened to kill an Aramark employee on Feb. 24.
At 8:46 a.m., Aramark employee Connie Bartley, 55, notified UCAPD that Furr, threatened to kill Marsha Wyatt, 47, also an Aramark employee.
Connie showed police officials photographs of milk and juice crates that Furr had knocked down, breaking 10 bottles valued at $10.
Bartley said that Aramark did not wish to pursue charges against Furr.
Furr was terminated from his job by Bartley and he was banned from campus.
Student found under influence of marijuana
Student Zachary Mann, 19, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and for refusing to submit to chemical testing on Feb. 25.
Mann parked diagonally in a parking spot at the HPER Center at 3:23 a.m. while his vehicle was still running. UCAPD officials took several attempts to awaken Mann, who was passed out behind the wheel.
A strong marijuana smell came from his vehicle and he failed three sobriety tests. Mann’s taste buds were also elevated and he had a “greenish-brown coating over his tongue.” His vehicle contained numerous spots with marijuana shake.
He blew a .00 on the breathalyzer test. Mann refused to a urine test and said “you know what the results are going to be and I will just fail it anyways,” according to police reports.
Mann received a citation for driving under the influence of drugs and refusal to sumbit to chemical testing.
Nonstudent drives on suspended license, flees arrest
Nonstudent Taylor Oberg, 24, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, fleeing and for driving on a suspended license at 2:27 a.m. on Feb. 26.
Oberg violated the speed limit while driving by Beatrice Powell St. and nearly hitting a parked car. He had bloodshot, watery eyes and he admitted he had been drinking.
Oberg handed UCAPD officials his passport because he said the vehicle he was driving was his girlfriend’s and he did not know where the registration and proof of insurance was. The owner of the vehicle, nonstudent Casey Palmer, arrived to pick up the vehicle but said she was too impaired to drive it.
An investigation showed that Oberg had a suspended driver’s license and had received a driving under the influence conviction in the past.
After failing sobriety tests, Oberg refused to submit to a breathalyzer test.
Oberg received several citations for driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to chemical testing, driving on a suspended license and fleeing. He was also banned from campus.