Police Beat


A book-bag was reported stolen from a student’s car on Friday morning, February 22nd. The student parked his car at the Owl’s Nest on the evening of February 21st, leaving his black and grey book-bag full of valuables inside the vehicle. The student returned later that night to find that his bag was missing. The book-bag contained over $1,000 worth of items, including a black TI 84 calculator, a black Mac Book, and four textbooks valued at $100 each. The student was advised to contact KSU Police if he recovers his items.



At around 9pm on Saturday, February 24th, Officer Watson was called to the Best Western Inn on Busbee Drive regarding a fight. Two of the hotel’s employees said they witnessed a male and female arguing inside the Best Western check-in office. The employees observed the aggravated male push his female counterpart to the ground and climb onto her. When Officer Watson questioned the couple, the male suspect smelled of alcohol and revealed a cut on his lip and finger. He stated that he grew angry after the female suspect, his girlfriend, confessed to cheating on him. He said he then kicked a garbage can, but did not touch his girlfriend. After a video of the incident was viewed, the male was arrested for simple battery, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.



On the night of February 24th, a KSU officer found a 17- year old male student lying in the 4th floor hallway at The University Village. The student smelled heavily of alcohol and could not stand on his own. The officer asked the young student questions such as “where do you live” and “what is your name,” but received nonsensical replies such as “02” and “too much.” The intoxicated student passed out for several minutes, then began to vomit. He later stated that he had too much to drink at a party and decided to drive home. The student was transported to Kennestone Hospital and issued a citation for Underage Possession of Alcohol by Consumption.

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