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Business Going Well for Cheney’s Local Pot Shop

Business Going Well for Cheney’s Local Pot Shop

February 16

After a delayed opening, LUCID, Cheney’s sole marijuana dispensary, began operations in December. The opening came after a transition, in which 3 Green ...

Police Beat October 13th

Police Beat October 13th

October 13

Drug Violation October 3rd CAs noticed an odor of marijuana coming from a dorm room in Streeter Hall around 11:30 p.m. The male student was contac...

Police Beat October 6th

By Kristi Luchetta, News editor

October 9

Filed under News, Police Beat

Theft September 28th A collectable and historical 45-starred flag was stolen from the EWU Schoolhouse. There are no suspects or witnesses and it is under investigation.   Alcohol October 1st A male student was arrested when being observed behind the north end of Roos Field. When officers arrived the student appeared to be highly intoxicated. He was arrested with an MIP...

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 20 Volume 67

March 13

March 1, 10:17 p.m. Marijuana CAs reported the smell of marijuana on the fourth floor of Pearce Hall. Officers responded and also smelled the odor. After...

Police Beat Issue 18 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 18 Volume 67

February 28

February 16 1:35 a.m. Theft A student reported her iPod was lost while in Tawanka Hall, but it was later found by a university employee in Monroe Hall...

Police Beat Issue 17 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 17 Volume 67

February 21

February 9, 12:26 p.m. Domestic Violence Police responded to a dispute between a married couple on campus. The dispute involved a disagreement regarding...

Police Beat Issue 15 Volume 67

Police Beat Issue 15 Volume 67

February 7

January 25th, 12:04 a.m. Drug Paraphernalia CAs doing rounds in Streeter Hall reported the smell of marijuana coming from a room on the fourth floor....

Legal marijuana still finding its way

Legal marijuana still finding its way

January 27

On July 8, 2014, recreational marijuana sales became legal in Washington state in accordance with Initiative 502. Along with Colorado, this was the first...

Stresses push students out of drug dealing

Stresses push students out of drug dealing

January 27

There was no peep-hole conversation, no door-chain confirmation, just an unlocked door and Joe Pesci’s voice chattering away as “Goodfellas” played...

Police Beat

Police Beat

December 7

November 18 1:20 a.m. Destruction of Property Custodians in Martin Hall reported that someone tore down an employee whiteboard, removed a fire...

Police Beat

Police Beat

November 30

November 9 2:23 p.m. Marijuana The smell of marijuana was reported on the third floor of LA Hall. Officers responded and knocked on the door where...

Police Beat

Police Beat

November 15

November 1 1:45 a.m. Destruction of Property Letters on the EWU sign located on Fifth and C streets were pulled off and stolen. There are no leads or...

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