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August 27 – September 6

Aug. 27 – Burglary (Garage 44) – UPD responded to claims of there being a burglary in an automobile. The victim told police that he parked his vehicle on the second floor of Garage 44 at 10:30 a.m., and upon returning at 3 p.m., he discovered his parking decal was stolen. He said that he had locked his vehicle but noticed that a small corner of the rubber at the bottom of a window appeared to be loose. Despite the vehicle being locked when he returned to it, the permit was gone. When the victim was asked whether anything else had been stolen, he responded no. Due to a lack of suspect information, UPD recommended that patrol efforts be suspended.

Aug. 31 – Illness (Building 45) – A UNF Physical Facilities employee became dizzy and passed out while working. When UPD arrived, the complainant was conscious but dizzy. The employee was evaluated by Rescue 50 and then taken to the Mayo Clinic.

Sept. 1 – Damaged Property (Building 34) – Two students were playing racquetball in the UNF Arena, room 1014, when one of the students accidentally fell backward into the plexiglass door, shattering it. Physical Facilities swept up the glass, and the students went to Student Health because of the cuts that were caused by the falling glass.

Sept. 2 – Injury (Building 55) – A woman, who was visiting her nephew at Osprey Fountains, slipped and fell upon entering the lobby. She was experiencing minor pain in her right hip and thigh but declined to have Fire and Rescue report to the scene, she said she only wanted to have the incident documented.

Sept. 5 – Drug Paraphernalia Possession (Building Y) – UPD was called to Osprey Landing in response to a drug complaint. When a student opened the door to his dorm room, both officers could smell the odor of marijuana, and then the student produced a glass marijuana bong. He said it was his, and when the room was searched, no marijuana was found. The student was referred to Student Conduct.

Sept. 5 – Disagreement (Building A) – UPD was called in reference to a possible fight in the Osprey Village dormitories. When police arrived at the building, a man said that he and a woman were working on some artwork, and she kept receiving text messages. He said that he asked her who was texting her, and she wouldn’t tell him. This led to an argument that resulted in them throwing art supplies on the floor. He said neither of them had touched each other. When police talked to the woman, she said that she wanted to make him jealous, hence the texting. Both subjects live in the Village and have had arguments before. UPD recommended that both of them go to Student Conduct.

Sept. 5 – Alcohol Investigation (Building U) – Police were dispatched to the Osprey Cove in order to investigate claims of alcohol abuse. Upon the police’s arrival, they observed a male student with two cans of Budweiser. One was open, and one was not. The subject also had two Republica De Peru identification cards with a discrepancy in his date of birth. He advised he got both of them in Peru before coming to UNF. One read a birth date of 1987; one had his birth date as 1989. The two beers were poured out and discarded in the trash. Due to the subject’s slurred speech, he was transported to River Point Behavioral Health Center.

Sept. 6 – Alcohol Investigation (Lot 11) – Police stopped a subject in Lot 11 in front of Osprey Cove after noticing the subject was driving a car while blasting their music. Police then noticed a half-empty bottle of Miller beer in the center console. When the subject was given a breathalyzer test, he registered a .135. There was a non-UNF student also in the car who appeared to have been drinking. The subject was then transported to the River Point Behavioral Health Center and is being referred to Student Conduct.

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Sept. 2 – Illness (Building U) – UPD was dispatched to Osprey Cove in reference to a sick person. When officers arrived, a UNF basketball player was lying on the floor incapacitated and suffering from a seizure. Matthew Driscoll, UNF head basketball coach, was there and advised UPD that he had taken the player to the Mayo Clinic Sept. 1 due to seizures.

An officer attempted to communicate with the basketball player, but he was unresponsive and incoherent. Coach Driscoll also advised UPD that the player was suffering from mononucleosis (mono) and was highly contagious. Fire and Rescue stabilized the player, and he was transported to the Mayo Clinic.

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