Student Jordan Nicholson was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place. Police responded to a report that an intoxicated male was lying unresponsive on the floor in Commonwealth Hall. Upon arriving, police found Nicholson sitting cross-legged on the floor, conscious, breathing and talking. Madison County EMS was called and responded to the scene, but Nicholson refused transport to the hospital. He had an odor of alcohol about his person, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and could not tell the time or date. He failed two standard field sobriety tests, was unsteady on his feet and had to be held up to complete other tests. Police decided he was a danger to himself and arrested Nicholson. He was jailed in the Madison County Detention Center.
Police responded to Combs Hall in reference to a fight. Upon arrival, a male student told police that he and another male had began arguing because he would not allow smoking in his room. The student said the argument escalated until the other male punched him in the face and left his room. The student would not provide the other man’s name to police. He was bleeding from his nose, but refused medical attention. Police discovered the name of a student who was checked into the student’s room at the time of the incident.
Police were dispatched to the Van Hoose parking lot in reference to criminal mischief to an Eastern-owned John Deere 4×4 Gator. At the scene, a student worker said he was writing parking tickets in the lot when someone slashed the right rear tire on the Gator. The student said he did not know who slashed the tire and had written eight tickets while in the lot. Facilities Services were contacted and a replacement tire was put on the Gator.