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Police Reports: April 23, 2021

  • On April 18 at approximately 10 p.m., BUPD spotted a vehicle that disobeyed a stoplight at the intersection of N. University Street and W. St. James Street. When BUPD tried to signal for the vehicle to pull over, the vehicle refused to stop and accelerated near W. Russell Street. Once the vehicle sped past W. Armstrong Avenue, BUPD stopped following it. The vehicle was last seen turning eastbound on Interstate 74. The incident is still under investigation.

  • On April 19 at 9 a.m., two unaffiliated males were at the Taxpro’s of America to cash their checks, the male suspect confronted his acquaintance about owing him money. As the confrontation went on, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. The victim was stabbed in the top of his head, neck, chin, wrist and fingers. When police arrived, the suspect was still at the scene and was taken into custody by PPD for aggravated battery. The victim’s wounds were not life-threatening and were treated.

  • On April 18 at approximately 3:30 a.m., BUPD and PPD responded to Shotspotter activation of one round at the sidewalk of the 1100 block of N. Underhill St. Officers found a shell casing in the street at the corner of W. Russell Street. The shell casing was taken in as evidence. No injuries were reported and no victims or suspects were found. Upon reviewing video of the area, nothing was found. A community advisory alert was released to notify the campus area.

  • On April 21 at approximately midnight, a female student was shocked by an old extension cord in Williams Hall. The student reported to BUPD that she felt a slight shock when she plugged the cord into the outlet. She had a visibly red palm and the end of the extension cord appeared to be charred at the end. The operating engineer on duty checked the outlet and found that nothing was abnormal about it. The student refused medical treatment.
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