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Ohio U Campus Crime: Weed, Weed Everywhere

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Campus Crime

During the week that included Ohio U’s annual Moms Weekend, crimes ranging from marijuana citations to menacing were reported by the Ohio University Police Department. 

Moms Weed-kend and Beyond

During Moms Weekend, campus was flooded with mothers and apparently weed as well. Six of the citations issued over the last week for drug offenses happened over Moms Weekend. In total for the week, 14 people were cited for possession of marijuana, 4 were cited for possessing paraphernalia, and 1 was cited for tampering with a safety device in the Scott Quadrangle.

University Machine Broke

The OUPD reported three cases of destruction of property and one case of property damage over the past week.

Thieves? On MY Campus?

There were four cases issued for theft over the past week. In one of these cases, a driver’s license was stolen from Ping. In another, a license plate was stolen. Speaking of driving…

Driving is Hard

Two people were cited for driving on suspended licenses and one person was cited for driving with a fake license plate. Two were cited for failing to obey traffic control devices, and two others were cited for stop sign violations. Additionally, one person was cited for a seatbelt violation. Three traffic accidents were reported.

Child Endangerment

One case of child endangerment at Walter Field House was investigated by the OUPD over the past week. OUPD sent their report to Athens County Child Services for further investigation.

Miscellaneous Mischief

A rainbow of various crimes were also reported by the OUPD this week. One person was cited for public urination on Union Street. Another person was cited for disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing and obstruction of official business. And finally, one person was cited for menacing.  

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One Comment

  1. Smoke it on Court St

    April 17, 2018 at 11:35 AM

    Thank God they got that seatbelt violator. I feel safer now.


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