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Police blotter for Dec. 15, 2006

December 14, 2006

Dec. 4
• Cory M. Somsen, 23, was cited $716 for first-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

According to reports, Somsen was seen speeding and swerving down North Main Street at 11:38 p.m. After being stopped by River Falls Police, Somsen began “fumbling for his wallet” and “appeared extremely lethargic and seemed unable to comprehend” the officer’s requests. He then began “fumbling with his radio,” which was not on, according to reports.

Of three field sobriety tests, Somsen failed two. He was taken to the police department and consented to a breath test. He “was attempting to cheat the machine by not giving sustained breaths and blowing saliva into the tube.” His blood alcohol content was finally measured at .08.

Dec. 5

• Sometime after 2:30 p.m., words and symbols, including a swastika, were spray painted on the outer south wall of Stratton Hall and outside the southeast door. Spray paint vandalism was also found in the basement of Stratton on the walls and sheet rock.

Dec. 7

• Andrew J. Sevcik, 22, was cited $716 at 2 a.m. for first-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

According to reports, Sevcik was spotted by a River Falls Police officer driving south on South Main Street with a broken tail light. After RFPD reported a strong odor of intoxicants, Sevcik appeared lethargic and drowsy while performing field sobriety tests.

His blood alcohol content was measured at .14.

• Benjamin J. Damm, 19, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Hathorn Hall.

Dec. 8

• Jared R. Hammer, 19, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

• Christian R. Munger, 19, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

• Jorden T. Rickard, 18, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

• Ryan J. Duda, 18, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

• Breton J. Nylen, 18, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

• Allen D. Eli, 18, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Johnson Hall.

Dec. 9

• Colin R. O’Neill, 19, was fined $249 for underage consumption in Parker Hall. His blood alcohol content was measured at .22.

O’Neill was also accused of trespassing into a room at Parker Hall. According to Public Safety reports, he entered a room wearing a hooded sweatshirt and hat, and was “flicking his lighter” before leaving the building. He was later found slumped over sitting on the south exterior steps of Parker Hall.

Dec. 10

• Brenna A. Quinn, 19, was fined $375 for second-offense underage consumption in Prucha Hall.