A resident in Clay Hall contacted Eastern Police after he found his PlayStation 3 controller and his roommate’s bed comforter missing. The resident later contacted Eastern Police saying one of his football teammates played a prank on him by taking the items. The property was returned with no damage.
Eastern Police responded to Model Lab School at 8:38 a.m. after a smoke detector activated inside a hallway. Police checked some of the classrooms and called for the Richmond Fire Department to respond and do a thorough inspection of the area and could not find a cause for the alarm.
Eastern Police responded to Combs Hall at 8:31 p.m. after someone reported the smell of marijuana on the 3rd floor. The officer went to the room and spoke with the resident, Bryan Phillis, 19, from Covington, Ohio, who said all the marijuana had been smoked. He showed the officer the water bong they used to smoke it. The officer cited Phillis for possession of drug paraphernalia.
An Eastern Police officer responded to the 2nd floor of Martin Hall after a smoke detector inside a resident’s room was activated. Upon arrival, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the room. The officer spoke with Derrick Weaver, 19, from Nicholasville, before entering and when Weaver opened the door, the officer said Weaver smelled like marijuana. Weaver then told the officer he had been smoking marijuana and gave what he had left to the officer. Weaver was cited for possession of marijuana.
Eastern Police responded to the Alumni Coliseum lot after a motorist needed assistance. Dispatch checked the vehicle’s registration number and found the owner, Elijah Hayden, 30, from Lexington, had a bench warrant for failure to appear in Fayette County District Court.
Eastern Police pursued a silver Toyota Tacoma that ran a red light on the Eastern Bypass and continued at a high rate of speed onto Lancaster Avenue. Because of the high rate of speed, the officer wasn’t able to make a traffic stop until the vehicle was in front of Todd Hall. The officer spoke with the driver, Kyle Gallant, 19, from Winchester. The officer had Gallant step out of the vehicle to perform field sobriety tests. Gallant failed the sobriety tests and was cited for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and for disregarding a traffic control device. The passenger, Myles Barton, 18, from Winchester, told the officer he had a couple of beers. Barton failed the sobriety tests and was cited for alcohol intoxication in a public place. Gallant and Barton were taken to the Madison County Detention Center.
A student contacted Eastern Police at 7:26 p.m. to report a pedestrian sign on Park Drive was damaged.
Eastern Police responded to the Alumni Coliseum lot at 9:21 after dispatch received a call about the parking regulations sign being removed from the poles that it was secured to.
Eastern Police responded to Dupree Hall at 8:32 p.m. after a student reported a window was broken on the 7th floor.