Police blotter for April.6, 2006
April 6, 2006
* UW-River Falls Public Safety received a report around 9:10 a.m. that someone had spray painted areas of the sidewalk near the front doors of the Knowles Center, 1100 Athletic Drive.
The spray-painted images were located on the ground in front of the western most door of the building. Another image was later found on the wall of the main entryway on the west side of Hunt Arena.
Both spray-painted images contain a lowercase “(t)” with a carrot over the letter. There is also a depiction of a smiling face that appears to be holding up the word “SMILE.”
* Aaron J. Greisen reported the theft of his Motorola cell phone from the Library bar, 106 N. Main St., to RFPD around 3:10 p.m.
Greisen told police the phone had been stolen from his jacket in the Library bar while he was at a different bar.
The cost of the phone is estimated around $250.
* Kerissa G. Morrin reported the theft of her purse and its contents to RFPD around 10 a.m.
Morrin told police she had lost the purse on a bench at 202 W. Cascade Ave., during a prior police incident. She left the purse when she and her boyfriend went to the emergency room.
Loss is estimated around $140, including the purse, a debit card, cash and other belongings.
* Kelsey L. Corcoran, 18, Katherine A. Brozak, 18, Griffen J. Ninnemann, 18, Jenna M. Weber, 18, Dustin D. Erickson, 18, and Stacy M. Theisen, 19, were each fined $249 for underage consumption in Parker Hall.
* Sarah J. Mathewson, 21, was fined $280.50 for disorderly conduct in the South Fork Suites.
Jakob R. Smith, 18, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Prucha Hall.
* Ryan A. Full, 21, was fined $235 for damage to property with restitution of $30 by RFPD around 1:50 a.m. for an incident that occurred at 125 E. Elm St.
Full had allegedly been kicked out of Shooter’s Pub, 107 E. Elm St., several times that evening. Police were called after several people saw Full damage a vehicle parked outside of the bar.
According to witness statements, Full allegedly jumped on the hood of the car, kicked in the front passenger-side door, and kicked and broke the passenger-side rearview mirror.
Officers were unable to locate Full but had dealt with him earlier in the evening when he was being kicked out of the bar.
Damage to the vehicle is estimated around $1,185.
* A 16-year-old male was fined $160.50 for juvenile underage consumption in Parker Hall.
* Matthew J. Rauchwarter, 19, Danielle E. Wolden, 18, Sean D. McDonough, 18, and Erik J. Swoverland, 19, were each fined $249 for underage consumption in Parker Hall.
Jennifer C. Pengra, 20, was fined $172 for underage consumption by RFPD around 1:40 a.m. at the Library bar, 106 N. Main St.
Officers were informed of two underage females that had been drinking in the bar.
Officers found Pengra in the bathroom tending to a small injury. Pengra told police she had lost her I.D. somewhere in the bar, but had a card on her that identified her as a 20 year old.
Marshall J. Fassino, 18, was fined $312 for possession of drug paraphernalia around 11:20 p.m. in Johnson Hall.
Public Safety received a call from a resident assistant that someone was possibly smoking marijuana in Johnson Hall around 11:10 p.m. RFPD was called to assist with the incident.
When officers arrived, they were taken to room 344 by the RA.
Officers report smelling the odor coming from inside the room. After knocking, officers spoke with Fassino and Joseph P. Moore, 19.
According to the police report, the two initially denied smoking marijuana, but later admitted someone brought over a pipe and they had smoked it. Fassino showed the officers the pipe but didn’t release the name of the person who had given it to him.
Officers told Fassino he would be issued the fine for possession of drug paraphernalia until he could identify the owner.