An officer responded to a call at Keene Hall at 12:06 a.m. after an RA reported a student was yelling at residents. Emily Williams, 18, from Florence was staggering near the sidewalk by the Model baseball field, according to the police report. The officer said Williams had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and was unsteady on her feet. Williams failed field sobriety tests and was transported to the Madison County Detention Center.
Eastern Police and the Richmond Fire Department responded to Keene Hall at 2:06 p.m. because the fire alarm activated. Upon arrival, the officer learned a Facilities Employee had hit a pull station accidentally with a garbage can. The fire alarm system was reset.
An Eastern Police officer observed a student holding an open can of beer at 4:51 p.m. in the Alumni Coliseum parking lot. The student, Meredith Vanlandingham, 20, from Mason, Ohio, took the open can of beer and poured it into a red plastic cup. The officer questioned Vanlandingham and asked for her identification. She said she didn’t have any identification and was 21, but then after questioning told the officer she was 20. Vanlandingham was cited for possession of an alcoholic beverage under the age of 21 and is scheduled to appear in court.
The Richmond Fire Department and Eastern Police responded to the Moore Building after a fire alarm activated at 8:21 a.m. The fire report said 125 people were evacuated from the building. Richmond Fire Department cleared the scene and reset the alarm.
An officer responded to McGregor Hall after a student called police at 1:34 p.m. and said his backpack was taken Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. from the Fountain Food Court in the Powell Building. The value of the missing backpack and items inside is $110.
Eastern Police responded to the Begley Building after an employee said two table skirts, valued at $100 each, were taken from the “Will Call” entrance to Roy Kidd Stadium.