Police Beat, April 17
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Apr 13 – Agency Assist
EWU and Cheney Police responded to a 911 call about a robbery in progress at Eagle Mart. A fake gun was used as a prop in a film project. The students working on the project had asked employees for permission, but no other authorities had been informed. No one was injured.
By Linsey Garrison
A woman reported that she was being bothered electronically after the harasser had been recently arrested for trespassing. The investigation is ongoing.
A student reported that his or her black Schwinn Sidewinder bicycle was stolen from the bike rack near the front of Louise Anderson Hall sometime during the weekend. There are no suspects at this time.
A student reported that his or her bicycle was stolen from the science building. The bike is a grey “Giant” worth approximately $700. There are no suspects at this time.
A live .22 caliber bullet was found in the PUB. Another was later found on the ground in parking lot 9.
An upset citizen reported that there was sexually explicit graffiti in the campus mall. Officers investigated and found that the graffiti was done in sidewalk chalk.
Hit and run
A driver reported that his or her red dodge charger had been damaged while parked near the music building. There are no suspects at this time.
An EWU officer assisted with a burglary-in-progress call at a residence. Cheney police were holding a suspect at gunpoint, but he did not comply with officers until another arrived. The suspect was a student who was highly intoxicated and had trespassed when he mistakenly entered a house that was not his. He was transported to the hospital and cited with trespassing and minor in possession.
Officers responded to a fight in progress between two female students at the PUB. Both parties were interviewed and one was cited and released for fourth degree assault.
Officers from EWU and the Cheney Police Department responded to a 911 call about a robbery in progress at Eagle Mart. The suspect was a student who was pointing a gun at people in the store. Four officers responded and drew their weapons. The student was slow to respond and put down the weapon. No one was injured. The gun was fake and used as a prop in a film project. The students working on the project had asked Eagle Mart employees for permission, but no other authorities had been informed of the event.