UPD Reports Aug. 23
A wallet containing $420 was reported stolen from the Student Union.
Justice Joseph and Jamison Joseph, 19-year-old students living in the Conference Center, were questioned and issued misdemeanor summons for possession of drug paraphernalia. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department responded to complaints of marijuana odors coming from the students’ room. Officers seized two tobacco containers with marijuana residue.
The Lafayette Fire Department responded to a complaint filed with UPD about a vehicle fire in the LITE Center parking lot.
A two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of McKinley Street and East Saint Mary Boulevard. No injuries were reported.
Officers found a man unconscious under a tree on the side of East University Avenue due to medical issues. The man was transported to a medical facility for evaluation.
UPD collected statements from students who said a suspicious man was harassing them in traffic.
UPD received an art sketchbook in a black carrier bag that was found outside Bittle Hall. Unable to determine the owner, police logged the contents and placed them into a locker.
The Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a complaint regarding a suspicious email that resulted in the receiver losing $5,000.
Calvin Thibeaux, a 58-year-old Youngsville resident, was arrested and charged with simple battery. UPD was called to Parker Hall following reports of a simple battery incident at the Carpentry Shop at 310 E. Lewis St. He was released on summons.
Officers were dispatched to Bittle Hall after someone reported a possible phishing scam email and text messages. The phone number and email was blocked.
University Hospitals and Clinics reported a psychiatric patient escaped from its facilities. Although the case was originally reported to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, UPD was given a timely warning due to proximity to campus.
A license plate was reported stolen from a car parked in Girard Park Circle. The car owner said the license plate could have been stolen while it was parked at Wesley Campus Ministry, but noticed the plate was missing while at Legacy Park Apartments. The next day, officers received confirmation the license plate was on an abandoned vehicle in Iberia Parish. The incident is under investigation.
Dalton Adams, a 60-year-old Lafayette resident who was forbidden from returning to campus, was arrested and released on misdemeanor summons after he was found rummaging through the dumpster in the UL Lafayette Foundation parking lot.
Police have named a suspect in an alleged Legacy Park Apartment theft. The suspect allegedly broke the apartment’s exterior glass and frame with two concrete rocks and stole two pairs of Jordan shoes.