Feb. 16 – A suspicious man was reported watching an aerobics class.
When officers arrived, the man said his fiancée was the teacher. She
confirmed his statement.
Feb. 21 – A suspicious car was reported outside the Ellsworth Building. The two people in the car were reading the scriptures.
Feb. 24 – A call reported a female student standing on the bridge
over East Campus Drive. The caller was worried she would throw something
at cars passing. When a police officer found her, the student said she
was taking a break from studying and looking at the stars.
Feb. 29 – A girl taking pictures of a man in his underwear between
the HFAC and the MOA was reported. Police arrived and could not locate
March 16 – A male was found sleeping on the third floor of the JKB at
5 a.m. He said he had fallen asleep the evening before and had not
meant to sleep all night. The man was informed of the building rules on
remaining in a building after hours.
Feb. 24 – Graffiti was found on the control box at the outdoor track
by Helaman Hall. It said, “My heart is over at your service.
March 27 – A number of egg attacks were reported on campus between 6
and 7 a.m. A woman walking was struck in the leg with an egg. A group of
military cadets also reported being egged. Legends Grille had eggs
thrown at its exterior. The individuals who threw the eggs were reported
to be driving a silver vehicle. The drivers were located and charges
are currently pending.
Jan. 5 – Somewhere between 1970-1985, a piece of art valued at
$218,000 was stolen from BYU campus. After being stolen, the “Silver
Chalice” was sold between a number of different art dealers before
finally landing in Switzerland with Count Thyssen-Bornemisz’s
collection. BYU negotiated with Thyssen-Bornemisz’s estate and the piece
of art was returned to BYU.
Feb. 24 – BYU Bookstore security caught a student stealing two
textbooks. During the police investigation, it was found he had stolen
books from the store before. Police officers accompanied him to his
residence and recovered three more textbooks. The total value was about
$660. He was cited for a class B misdemeanor for retail theft.
March 23 – A teaching assistant at the Talmage Building reported the
Oreo cookies on her office desk were missing. She told the officer the
door is always locked except for janitors. There were four cookies,
worth 50 cents.
Feb. 28 – A smell of marijuana was reported in May Hall. The officers
brought a K-9 unit with them, who located which room the smell was
coming from. The residents were not home when police arrived, but, after
being called by police, they returned home. The residents would not
allow officers to enter the room. Police got a search warrant approved
and entered. They found marijuana residue, drug paraphernalia and
tobacco in the room. The situation is currently under investigation.
March 8 – A Provo police officer found five BYU students smoking
marijuana in a van parked by a local business around 4 a.m. During
investigation, the officer found out these students had connections to
the drug bust in May Hall. They were cited for drug possession.
Feb. 8 – A complaint was received from the JFSB about mysterious
flyers posted on some professors’ office doors. One flyer’s message was,
“Cosmo likes this,” with a thumbs-up sign. The other one said, “Cosmo
doesn’t like this” with a thumbs-down sign.
Feb. 8 – Two male individuals were reported having a verbal
altercation in the Smith Fieldhouse. One of them was a student, the
other was not. They were arguing about a girl they both knew and dated.
Jan. 14 — Three student custodians at the Testing Center reported
seeing two wolves running toward the Former Presidents’ Home. After
thoroughly surveying the area with spotlights, officers could not
confirm the presence of wolves on campus. The officers returned to ask
the custodians if they were sure the animals were wolves, to which one
custodian responded, “For sure, they were really big.” One of the
students then said he wanted to wait for the wolves so he could scare
them away. The officers suggested they get back to work.
Feb. 21 – A live hamster was reported in the Cannon Center. Officers
responded and were unable to locate the hamster. The call is believed to
have been a prank.
Jan. 31 – Some children in Wymount Terrace called the police, saying
they did not have any parents at home. Police arrived and found a
5-year-old and a 3-year-old home alone. After many attempts, the mom was
contacted. She said she was on her way home and would never leave her
children home alone again
Feb. 12 – A husband resident of Wymount Terrace reported a missing
wife. He told the officer his wife had not come back from grocery
shopping. During the interview, the wife walked into the room.