April 2

An EKU Police officer observed William Lawson, Jr., 41, from Richmond, lying on the ground at the corner of University Drive and Lancaster Avenue at 6:57 p.m. Lawson smelled like alcohol, had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet. Lawson could not recite the alphabet and the officer believed doing any balance tests would endanger Lawson. He was transported to the Madison County Detention Center.

April 4

A jump box was reported missing from a campus utility vehicle at 5:52 a.m. The value of the jump box is $250.

April 5

While on patrol, an EKU Police officer noticed a vehicle driven by William Murphy, 22, from Maysville, at a high rate of speed going southbound on Kit Carson Drive at 1:30 a.m. The officer pursued the suspect as he drove recklessly through campus in areas with pedestrian crosswalk signs, ran through stop signs and red lights and crossed over into the other lane of traffic on occasion. Murphy finally stopped his vehicle in the parking lot of the Kentucky State Police. The officer approached Murphy and noticed the strong smell of alcohol. Murphy also had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and was unsteady on his feet. Murphy told the officer he was drinking at Jerzees. Murphy failed the administered field sobriety tests and was transported to the Madison County Detention Center. Murphy submitted to an Intoxilyzer sample and had .164 BAC.

An EKU Police officer noticed Aaron Woods, 27, from Richmond walking near the New Residence Hall and was walking sporadically in circles and stumbling at 3:43 a.m.  The officer said Woods smelled like alcohol, had slurred speech and couldn’t stay balanced. The officer transported Woods to the Madison County Detention Center and during the transport; he slammed his head into the car’s divider and cursed at the officer. Woods was not injured and the officer noted that EKU Police has dealt with him previously.

An EKU Police officer responded to Dupree Hall at 12:23 p.m. after a wall mirror, valued at $80, was broken in the 11th floor men’s restroom.

Eastern Police and the Richmond Fire Department responded to the second floor of Keene Hall after the fire alarm activated at 12:25 p.m. Upon arrival, the cause was determined to be burnt food in the kitchen.

April 7

Police reported an EKU Colonel rug was stolen from the Powell Building between 10 a.m. April 6 and 6 a.m. April 7.