January Crime Report

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By Emily Anderson

EMPLOYEE RECEIVES MYSTERIOUS PACKAGE

A University of Utah employee at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics was sent a suspicious box on Jan. 11. The employee contacted police, who investigated the package. According to Sgt. Garth Smith, they found that the box was not threatening, but an unsolicited package from someone the employee knew.

NURSING BUILDING TAGGED

Employees at the College of Nursing Annette Poulson Cumming Building arrived to find graffiti on the building on the morning of Jan. 14. The words spray-painted on the building include “toaster” and “Loki,” along with question marks sporadically placed. The building hosts many nursing classes, advising, a research center and a simulated hospital.

STUDENT CONCERNED ABOUT HEALTH AFTER INGESTING LSD

On Jan. 15, a student living in the Sage Point dorms asked a friend for help because they were worried about their well being after taking the psychedelic drug LSD. The friend didn’t know how to handle the situation, so they contacted the police for assistance. Police referred the drugged student to the dean’s office for potential administrative action.

COUCH STOLEN FROM BUSINESS BUILDING

Police responded to reports of a missing couch from the fourth floor of the Business Classroom Building on Jan. 25. The theft happened between 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. There weren’t any witnesses who saw the couch being hauled down the stairs.

FIGHT AT BUSINESS BUILDING

Witnesses called police on Jan. 31 to a report a fight in progress at the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building. Police arrived to break up the conflict at approximately 10:30 a.m. Sgt. Garth Smith said the two individuals were fighting about a disagreement over a mutual friend. All of those involved were interviewed by police, but no one was apprehended.

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