Nonstudent banned after breaking into ex’s apartment
Nonstudent Demitrius Washington, 24, was given a citation for criminal trespass and criminal mischief on April 20.
He was also banned from campus after he admitted to police that he entered his ex-girlfriend’s, who is also a student, apartment and left personal letters at her door and slashed her tires. Washington said he was emotionally distraught and that his mind went blank whenever he broke into the apartment.
On April 19 at 4:32 a.m. the RA contacted UCAPD after she heard someone trying to break into her apartment, which she shares with Washington’s ex-girlfriend in Bear Village.
The RA told police that a friend saw Washington in the parking lot wearing a black hoodie and moments later that she heard the door knob to their apartment turn and heard the door squeak open.
She called UCAPD again around 6:00 a.m. because she heard someone bang in the door and leave Duhart several letters on the doormat. Police noticed a gray BMW on the lot and found Washington inside. Washington said he was at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment around 4:30 a.m. because she sent him a text message asking him if he visited the apartment after she heard someone trying to break in. He said he stopped by her apartment because he was worried about her safety and dropped off the letters. Washington was advised to stay away from his ex-girlfriend.
Washington was banned from campus, given a criminal citation for criminal trespass and mischief and was issued a court date for June 4.
Drunk student refuses arrest
Student Mingzhou Cai, 21, was arrested for public intoxication and refusal to submit to arrest at 2:00 a.m. on April 21. Student Youjin Jun, 27, was charged with public intoxication as well.
Students Cai, Cheongwoo Park, 23, and Chenming Shen, 25, walked towards State Hall while supporting Jun from falling due to her drunken state.
The group was loud and as UCAPD approached them, Jun stumbled and spoke to police with slurred speech. She also had bloodshot, watery and glassy eyes and smelled of strong intoxicants.
While Jun was handcuffed for public intoxication, she tried to pull her arms away and Cai interfered with the arrest. Several police officers arrested Cai.
Jun was screaming, acting belligerently and started spitting in the back seat of the police car. When police asked if she had any form of identification she said, “No, I am Korean.”
Park also smelled of strong intoxicants, his speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot and watery. He said it was “his first night drinking in an American bar.”
Park was issued a citation for public intoxication and was released to a sober friend. He said he did not want UCAPD to contact his South Korean consular representative.
Shen‘s speech, on the other hand, was normal and he did not appear to be intoxicated so he was released without charge.
Park and Jun were issued citations for public intoxication, Cai was issued a citation for public intoxication and refusal to submit to arrest and Shen was released without citations.
Cai and Shen’s consulates were notified of the incident since “they were from a mandatory notification country.”
Hostile student urinates, charged with public intoxication
Nonstudent Tyler Hammond, 19, was issued a citation for driving under the influence, refusal to submit to chemical testing and terroristic threatening at 2:08 a.m. on April 21.
Hammond was sitting in the driver’s seat of his pickup when police arrived as student Annette Collins, 21, tried to calm him down. Hammond’s speech was very slurry and incomprehensible.
He almost fell as he stepped out of the vehicle, he swayed forward and he smelled of intoxicants. His eyes were glassy and watery. Hammond told police that he was upset that his girlfriend had cheated on him and that he “wanted to drive home to Marshall, Ark. since it was only a mile and a half away.”
He refused to submit to sobriety tests, was arrested and complained that the handcuffs were too tight. Police switched the handcuffs into ankle cuffs.
Hammond said he had been drinking Heaven Hill vodka all night, that he could drive drunk while standing up.
Additionally, Hammond refused to submit to a breath test, urinated on the floor several times and became aggressive during the arrest. His driver’s license was confiscated and he was issued a temporary one for 30 days.
Hammond was charged with a DUI, refusal to submit to chemical testing and for terrorist threatening. He was also banned from campus.
Nonstudent banned, caught on campus with various weapons
Nonstudent Casey Totten, 23, was issued a citation for carrying a weapon on April 22 at 10:10 p.m. He was also banned from campus after attempting to contact someone he believed to be a UCA student.
Totten was seen walking north on Western Avenue around 10:01 p.m. wearing a tan jacket, blue hat and khaki shorts. Totten said he was at the Pi Kappa Alpha house trying to find student Jessica Hapman. He said Hapman informed him that she was “to meet him here tonight sometime.” A search by the UCAPD communications specialist found no record of a student with that name.
Totten was standing near the doorway and was asked to take his hands out of his pockets. UCAPD patted Totten down for weapons and found a weapon in his right cargo pocket. Totten asked police if he should remove the weapon from his pocket and was advised not to. A set of black, hardened plastic knuckles was found by police following the pat down.
Totten gave consent for police to search his vehicle parked east of Lewis Science Center. UCAPD found a large fixed blade knife, several box cutters and a pair of red fuzzy handcuffs inside Totten’s vehicle.
Totten was escorted to his vehicle, given a citation for carrying a weapon and banned from campus.
Drunk students caught urinating on car by stadium
Students Patricia Morgan, 19, and Shantell Colier, 18, were issued citations for public intoxication and disorderly conduct at 1: 51 a.m. on April 22.
Morgan and Colier were urinating next to a pink mustang in Stadium Park Apartments when UCAPD arrived. Colier rolled down the window and said, “Hey . . . drunk.”
Both admitted they had urinated next to the car and that they were at a party were they drank five shots an hour prior to their arrest.
Their eyes were bloodshot and watery and their speech was slurred. While they were placed in handcuffs, Colier slipped her hand out of one of them and motioned to Morgan not to say anything.
Morgan slipped her hand out of the handcuff as well.
Morgan and Colier received citations for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.