Campus police were dispatched due to a fight in Olivarez Student Plaza. Two men and one female were involved in a fight. The male perpetrator was a non-student who was an ex-boyfriend to the female. He was on campus trying to retrieve his cell phone from his former girlfriend. A fight broke out between the former couple which resulted in the male suspect grabbing the female by her shirt and taking her cell phone out of her hands. The female’s brother was close by and attempted to separate the two by tackling the suspect. A student witness also attempted to break up the fight which resulted in an injury. The male suspect was lodged at the Kent County Correctional Facility for Larceny from person, Domestic Assault and Assault and battery.
Violation of Controlled Substance
Campus police were tipped off by a silent observer regarding Grand Rapids Community College student who was allegedly selling marijuana on campus. The observer also claimed the student sold the substance from his home and vehicle; his vehicle allegedly contained a large amount of marijuana, paraphernalia, and scales. Officers were informed of the tip and given details about the student and his vehicle. While on a traffic detail an officer noticed the vehicle and approached it. Upon rolling down his window, the officer could smell marijuana. The student advised that he did not have any drugs in his vehicle and consented to having his car searched. The officer located a mason jar containing marijuana, a crusher/grinder, a scale, and a pipe all in the center console. The student was charged with possession of marijuana and was lodged at the Kent County Correctional Facility.
A larceny was reported in the Ferris State University office at the ATC Building. An unknown suspect stole a FSU banner that was draped over an informational table. The suspect was not found.
Larceny-Theft from Building
A student’s gym bag was stolen from the men’s locker room located in the Ford Fieldhouse. After interviewing the victim, a dispatcher was able to pull up video surveillance and raider card users from that day to pinpoint a suspect. Campus police were able to track down the suspect and interview him. The suspect was not compliant, denying he took then bag then stated that the victim had “jumped” him. Based off of the suspect’s description of victim, officers knew he was not telling the truth. The suspect then decided to tell the officers where the remaining contents of the bag were located. The suspect was then taken into custody and taken to the Kent County Correctional Facility.