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Police Beat May 25th

Police Beat May 25th

May 25, 2017

Hit and Run May 15 An EWU employee reported that a vehicle was lodged in the tennis court fence, causing damage to the fence. The vehicle was found ...

On-Campus Sexual Assaults Go Under Reported

By Kristi Lucchetta, News Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

Sexual assault occurs on many college campuses all over the country but very few sexual assaults go through the court system, Sgt. Lorriane Hill, EWU campus police officer, said. The definition of sexual assault, according to “Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support” by Martin D. Schwartz and Walter DeKeseredy, includes all forms of non...

Police Beat April 27

Police Beat April 27

April 27, 2017

Driving While License Suspended April 17 An officer observed a vehicle turning onto Washington Street. When he ran the plate it came back that the ow...

Police Beat March 20

Police Beat March 20

March 20, 2017

Assault March 7 A male student was walking his dog on Washington Street and Elm Street when he said another male punched him in the face. The suspec...

Police Beat Issue 13

Police Beat Issue 13

February 9, 2017

Drug Violation February 1 An officer performing a routine check in parking lot 16, noticed a vehicle parked with students in it. When he made contact...

Police Beat January 2

Police Beat January 2

February 2, 2017

Theft  from buildling January 23 An EWU employee realized a 18V DeWalt Drill was stolen from a cart in Kingston Hall. When he left the cart outsi...

Police Beat December 1st

Police Beat December 1st

December 1, 2016

Vehicle Violation November 11 At a traffic stop on 900 Elm St., a non student was pulled over by an officer. The driver was found to have had an ...

Police Beat November 17th

Police Beat November 17th

November 17, 2016

Intimidation/Harassment November 7 During class, a male student sat in another male student’s seat. They had an argument over it where officers respo...

EWU student suffers life-threatening injuries from assault at The Grove

EWU student suffers life-threatening injuries from assault at The Grove

October 20, 2016

EWU junior Robert Drew  Schreiber was a victim of assault after being brutally beaten by three male suspects the night of October 8. The assault left ...

Police Beat

Police Beat

November 5, 2015

October 26 10:12 p.m. Assault An argument between two male roommates in Morrison Hall led to a physical altercation. Campus police responded and both...

Police Beat

Police Beat

November 1, 2015

October 15 11:30 p.m. Destruction of Property A bathroom in the PUB was found to have graffiti written on the wall of a stall. There are no lea...

Timely warnings criticized

By Jaclyn Archer, News Editor

October 9, 2015

Filed under News

When an assault is reported on campus, like what happened on Sept. 16, Sept. 21 and Oct. 2 of this school year, there is a process of notification and investigation which often ripples across the campus in the form of a timely warning sent out via email to all Eastern students. Since mid-September, six timely warnings, public safety advisories and follow-ups have been issued...

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