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1200 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • EMU Police Emergency: 734.487.1222 or 911
  • Non Emergency Police Dispatch: 734.487.1222

2012 Archive

UPDATE: Timely Warning 12-19 - December 12, 2012

The Ypsilanti Police Department has informed EMU that the off-campus death of the female student reported overnight is being investigated as an apparent homicide. The student has been identified as 23-year old Julia Catherine Niswender. The death occurred in an apartment in the 1000 block of Huron River Drive. The cause of death has not been determined. No information on a possible suspect has been determined. 

Timely Warning 12-19   -   December 12, 2012

Reported Incident: Death Investigation - City of Ypsilanti - Off Campus

The Ypsilanti Police Department is currently investigating the death of a female EMU student. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Huron River Drive. EMU Police Department will remain in contact with the Ypsilanti Police Department and will provide further information as it becomes available.

Anyone who might have information concerning this incident is asked to contact Det/Sgt T.C. Eberts @ 734-482-9878 or Crimestopper's @ 1-800- SPEAKUP (773-2587)


UPDATE:
On January 11, 2013, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department reported that Glenn had been arrested and was being held on charges related to this incident.

Safety Notice – Off Campus, Ypsilanti Township - November 28, 2012

The Eastern Michigan University Police Department wants to make the University Community aware of an off campus assault that the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is investigating. Neither the victim nor the suspect are students at Eastern Michigan University.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Michael Joshua Glenn regarding an Attempted Murder that took place late Tuesday evening. The victim was brutally assaulted in the 2300 block of McKinley, off of Hewitt and Packard, in Ypsilanti Township. The victim is an acquaintance of Michael Glenn, and she sustained multiple injuries during the assault.

Glenn is described as a 21 year old African American male, 5'7 to 5'8, 180 to 200 pounds, who currently has a mustache and beard.

The Eastern Michigan University Police Department has had contact with Glenn in the past for his assaultive behavior. Glenn was issued a No Trespass order, barring him from the EMU campus. If Glenn is seen on campus, please call the EMU Police Department at (734) 487-1222 immediately.

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Michael Glenn is urged to contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office confidential tip line at (734) 973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak UP.

Please visit the link below for more information, including a photo of Glenn.

https://local.nixle.com/alert/4921566/?sub_id=896809

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Timely Warning 12 - 18, November 18, 2012

Reported Crime: Felonious Assault - City of Ypsilanti - Off Campus

The Ypsilanti Police Department reported a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of Emmet St. at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning. A male EMU Student was wounded in the ankle while attending a house party. A witness advised that during an argument, the suspect brandished a pistol and shot once at the ground.   The bullet ricocheted and grazed the victim on the ankle. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was treated for his injury and released from the hospital.

The victim described the suspect as being an African American male, dark complexion, approximately 5'10" - 6'0", 180lbs., wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

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Safety Notice, November 5, 2012

Armed Robbery - 1200 block of Leforge Rd. (Off Campus- Ypsilanti Twp)

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office reported that an armed robbery occurred on November 3, 2012 at approximately 3:00 p.m. in the 1200 block of Leforge Rd.  The victim reported that he was walking on Leforge when he was approached by two suspects.  One of the suspects brandished a gun as the other went through his pockets stealing cash.  The suspects south fled on foot.  A K-9 track was conducted but the suspects were not located.

Suspects descriptions:

#1 - Black male, 6'0" tall, medium build, white shoes, maroon sweat pants, black hooded sweatshirt, black mask

#2 - no description given

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Confidential Tip-Line at (734) 973-7711 or 1-800-SPEAK UP

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UPDATED INFORMATION

On 11/08/12, Detectives from the Ypsilanti Police Department working in conjunction with the Michigan State Police First District Fugitive Team arrested Jared Douglas Marks for the shooting that occurred in the 800 Blk. of Green Rd.on 11/04/12. The Ypsilanti Police Department had received information that Marks was in the Lansing area and he was located and arrested without incident coming out of a hotel in Lansing. A search warrant was executed on the hotel room and Detectives located what is believed to be the weapon used in the shooting. Marks was transported back to the Ypsilanti Police Department for processing and questioning. He was later lodged at the Washtenaw County Jail and will be arraigned on 11/09/12. The victim remains hospitalized but is expected to recover.

 

Timely Warning 12 - 17, November 4, 2012

Reported Crime:  Shooting - City of Ypsilanti - Off Campus.

The Ypsilanti Police Department reported a shooting that occurred in the 800 block of Green Rd. (off Leforge Rd.) at approximately 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning. A male (non-EMU Student) was shot while attending a party at an apartment. The victim advised suspect was armed with a revolver. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim is being treated at the hospital for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The victim described the suspect as being an African American male, light complexion, approximately 6'2", wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Update to Timely Warning 12-16, November 3, 2012.

On November 2, 2012, a timely warning was issued regarding an armed robbery on the EMU Campus in the Green Lot 1 parking area, near Huron River Drive. The investigation of this case has revealed that the claim of an armed robbery on campus was a false report. This report will be forwarded to the Washtenaw County Prosecutor's office for review and possible criminal charges. Eastern Michigan University will also be looking into seeking sanctions against the student for the false police report.

Timely Warning 12-16, November 2, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery – Green Lot 1

The EMU Police Department is investigating an Armed Robbery. The victim, an EMU student, reported that he was approached by four males in the EMU Green Lot 1 at approximately 6:28 p.m. Friday evening. The males approached the victim from behind as he was exiting his vehicle. One of the males was holding what the victim described as a black semi-automatic handgun. The males demanded the victim's money. The victim handed over his wallet, and then was punched in the face. The males took the victim's money and fled in a northeast direction. The victim reported a minor injury which did not require medical attention.

The victim described the suspects as being African American males in their twenties, all over 6'0", large build, wearing dark colored puffy jackets with hoods. The victim states two of the jackets had fur around the hoods. The victim also described one of the suspects as having a scruffy or scraggly beard.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the EMU Police Department at 734-487-1222.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

  • Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

  • Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

  • Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

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Timely Warning 12 - 15, September 7, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery - City of Ypsilanti - Off Campus.

A female EMU student reported that she was approached by two males in the 700 block of Green Road in a parking lot at approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday morning. The males demanded that she give them everything she had. One of the males was holding what the victim believed to be a hunting rifle. The males took her wallet and phone. The males then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim did not report any injuries.


The victim described the suspects as being African American males in their twenties, bald, and wearing plaid shirts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

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Timely Warning 12-14, July 18, 2012

Reported Crime:  Felonious Assault (Shot Fired) – 1275 S. Huron

The EMU Police Department is investigating a report of a felonious assault that occurred in the entrance drive to Eagle Crest Conference Center, Golf Course and Marriott Hotel (corrected location) at approximately 6:05 a.m. on July 18, 2012.  The victim is not an EMU student and reports that he was involved in a road rage incident near Huron River Dr. and S. Huron St.  The suspect followed the victim from S. Huron St. onto the drive into Eagle Crest and fired one shot at his vehicle, striking the rear bumper. The suspect fled in a white newer Mercedes SUV in an unknown direction.  The victim did not report any injuries.

The victim described the suspect as possibly being an African American male.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the EMU Police Department at 734-487-1222.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

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EMU Timely Warning 12-13, May 3, 2012

Reported Crime: Burglary – Home Invasion (Occurred in the City of Ypsilanti – Off Campus)

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred just after 11 p.m. on May 2, 2012, in the 400 block of Perrin Street.  The victim, an EMU student, noticed the suspect in his apartment carrying his roommate's laptop computer.  When the resident confronted the suspect, the suspect fled on foot.  The laptop was the only property stolen.

There are no reported injuries.

The suspect was described by the witness as a black male, mid 20s, with a medium build, short hair, wearing a red T- shirt and dark shorts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The EMU Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Secure your residence.

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

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EMU Timely Warning 12-12, April 19, 2012

Reported Crime:  Arson

EMU Police are investigating a report of an arson that occurred at approximately 6:08 p.m. today in Wise Residence Hall. EMU Police Dispatch received a fire alarm indicating there was smoke in the building.

Officers responded and found the fire was started on a piece of paper on a bulletin board. Quick-thinking students put the fire out as they were exiting the building.

Although this incident only resulted in minor damage, and it may appear insignificant, it is an incident of arson and is taken very seriously because of the potential danger to the residents and the community.  Arson charges carry a fine and a prison sentence of up to 20 years.

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734-487-4847).

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to

• Promptly report any incident of arson to the police.

• Report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at 734-487-1222.

• Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Time Warning  12-11,  April 19, 2012

Reported Crime: Attempted Unarmed Robbery (Off Campus, City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an attempted unarmed robbery that occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m. today , in the 300 block of Pearl Street. The victim is an EMU student and Open Carry advocate, who had his handgun in a holster. The victim reported that he was approached by an unknown suspect, who grabbed onto the gun and attempted to wrestle it away from the victim.  Another person came to the victim’s aid and was able to secure the weapon and return it to the victim. The suspect fled on foot.There are no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as an African American male, in his early 20’s, of a thin build, with a beard. He was said to be wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt,  red shirt, dark pants, and grey/orange tennis shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510 .

  • The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:
  • Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.
  • Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387
  • Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.
  • Avoid loitering in remote areas and parking lots.
  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.
  • Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222 ) into your cell phone.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

 


Update to Timely Warning 12-10, April 17, 2012

The Eastern Michigan University Police Department has arrested the suspect involved in the felonious domestic assault at Westview Apartments that occurred on Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

The suspect, who is identified as the victim's husband,  turned himself into Eastern Michigan University Police Department and is currently being held at the Washtenaw County Jail, where he is awaiting arraignment. The Westview Apartments are located off Huron River Drive, adjacent to the EMU athletic campus.

 

Timely Warning 12-10, April 17, 2012

Reported Crime:  Felonious Domestic Assault (Handgun Seen) – Westview Apartments

Eastern Michigan University Police are reporting and investigating a felonious domestic assault that occurred on campus at approximately 4 a.m. this morning at the Westview Apartments. The victim, who is an EMU Student, reports being held at gunpoint and threatened by a known acquaintance and being forcibly removed from her home. The suspect demanded the victim leave her home, and ride with him at gunpoint. The victim reports that she was later dropped off at her apartment on campus, where the suspect fled in a Yellow Ford Escape with a Michigan license plate of CFH3469.

Darnell Dwayne Garris is a person of interest in this investigation. Mr. Garris is not an EMU student, and is described as an African American male, dark skin complexion, 6'0", 150 lbs, black hair, and brown eyes.  Mr. Garris is believed to be headed toward Detroit.

If anyone comes into contact with Darnell Dwayne Garris, you are encouraged to report any information to EMU Police Department at (734) 487-1222.

There are no physical injuries to the victim.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• Avoid loitering in remote areas and parking lots.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Timely Warning 12-09, April 3, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery (Handgun Seen) – Off Campus.

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred in an alley that runs between Florence Street and Olive Street, near the southeast corner of campus at approximately 8:35 p.m. tonight.  The victim, who is an EMU Student, reports that he was approached on foot by two suspects while walking in the area.  The suspects demanded the victim's cellphone, keys, and pointed a black handgun at the victim.  The victim says he gave the suspects his cellphone and keys, and the suspects fled in an unknown direction.  The victim did not report any injuries.

The victim described the suspects as being one Caucasian male and one African American male. The Caucasian male was described as being 6'-6'1", thin build, and last seen wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans.  The African American male was described as average height, thin build, last seen wearing dark clothes, and was in possession of  the handgun.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-783-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• Avoid loitering in remote areas and parking lots.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Update to Timely Warning 12-07, March 23, 2012, regarding multiple shooting

The Ypsilanti Police Department has arrested Quenton Martez Dodson in connection with the multiple shooting that wounded three victims on Friday, March 23, at approximately 7:15pm in the 300 block of Jarvis Street.

The arrest, which occurred in Detroit, was a concerted effort between multiple law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County and the State of Michigan. Dodson was arraigned on 3/29/2012 and is being held at the Washtenaw County Jail.  All three victims continue to recover from their injuries.


Timely Warning 12-08, March 27, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery (Handgun Seen) – Off Campus.

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred near Cornell Road and Roosevelt Boulevard at approximately 10:35 p.m. tonight.  The victim, who is not an EMU Student, reports that he was approached on foot by two suspects while walking in the area.  The suspects demanded the victim's money and pointed a silver handgun at the victim.  The victim says he gave the suspects his wallet, and the suspects fled south on Cornell.  The victim did not report any injuries.

The victim described the suspects as being African American males in their early to middle twenties. The first suspect was described as being 5'10", thin build, and last seen wearing a black jacket, white shirt, silver pants, and black shoes.  The second suspect was described as 5'8'' – 5'10", medium build, and was last seen wearing a black/white knit hat, black coat, black pants, and black shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-783-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• Avoid loitering in remote areas and parking lots.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


 Timely Warning 12-07  March 23, 2012

Shooting - Area of Jarvis and Lowell St -City of Ypsilanti (off-campus)

A shooting occurred in a parking lot, off campus, near the intersection of Jarvis St. and Lowell St.  The intersection is near the Alexander Music Building.  Three people have been shot and taken to a hospital, and none of the injuries are considered life threatening.  The suspect is described as a black male, white baggy shirt, blue jeans, red baseball cap, scraggly beard, pierced ears.  The Ypsilanti Police Department believe they have identified the suspect, but he remains at large.  None of the people involved, victims or suspect, are EMU students.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate.  The area has been re-opened again to the public.  Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

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Safety Notice 12-06, March 12, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery (Weapon Seen) – Off Campus.

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the Domino's pizzeria in the 900 block of Cross St. at approximately 9:15 p.m. today. The victims, one of whom is identified as an EMU student, reported that the suspect entered the store, pointed a gun at them and ordered them to the back room, then demanded money. One of the victims gave the suspect money and the suspect fled Eastbound on foot. The victims, all of whom are employees of Domino's, did not report any injuries.

The victims described the suspect as being an African-American male, approximately 5'8, medium build with a thin moustache. The suspect was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black nylon track pants, or possibly dark blue jeans.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University
Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for
nighttime escorts.  734-487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel
uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call
for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Safety Notice 12-05, February 4, 2012

The EMU Police Department would like to inform the residents of Walton Hall about an incident of arson which was reported on Saturday, February 4th at 2:15am.

The incident occurred on the ground floor. Officers found a burn mark on a room door.

Although this incident only resulted in minor damage, and it may appear insignificant, it is an incident of arson and is taken very seriously because of the potential danger to the residents and the community. Arson charges carry a fine and a prison sentence of up to 20 years.

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734-487-4847).

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to promptly report any incident of arson to the police and report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at 734-487-1222.

Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

 


Safety Notice 12-04, February 1, 2012

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery (Weapon Implied) – Off Campus.

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred in a parking lot in the 200 block of Pearl Street (one block east of the College of Business) at approximately 2:30 p.m. today.  The victim is not an EMU Student and reports that he was approached by the suspect while getting into his vehicle.  The suspect was on foot at the time.  The suspect demanded the victim's money and motioned to his coat (implying that he had a weapon).  The victim gave the suspect his money and the suspect fled in a red Volvo toward the south side of Ypsilanti.  The victim did not report any injuries.

The victim described the suspect as being an African American male, approximately 6'5", and a thin build. The suspect was last seen wearing a red hat, black coat, black jeans, and had a green back pack.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Safety Notice 12-03, February 1, 2012

The EMU Police Department would like to inform the residents of Wise Hall about an incident of arson which was reported on Tuesday evening, January 31st.  The incident happened between 12:00 pm Monday, January 30th and 11:12 pm on January 31st.

The incident occurred on the ground floor.  Officers found a burn mark on a room door.

Although this incident only resulted in minor damage, and it may appear insignificant, it is an incident of arson and is taken very seriously because of the potential danger to the residents and the community.  Arson charges carry a fine and a prison sentence of up to 20 years.

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734-487-4847).

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to promptly report any incident of arson to the police and report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at 734-487-1222.

Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


Safety Notice 12-02, January 18, 2012

This morning, the Eastern Michigan University Police Department took a report from an EMU student who said she was sexually assaulted in a vehicle parked near the Student Center at about 7:40 p.m. on October 12, 2011.

The victim said she is not able to describe the vehicle, but describes the suspect as being a black male, approximately 6'2" to 6'3" tall, with an athletic build and light to medium complexion. The suspect was described as wearing a black jacket made of cotton material with elastic sleeve cuffs, and a black knit hat with a knit ball on top and material covering the ears, with strings that hang down with tassels on the end.

The EMU Police are investigating the incident and ask anyone who might have information about this case to call (734) 487-1222 to report what they know.

The EMU Police Department would like to remind the Community to:

- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
- Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.
- Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
- If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations.
- If you see suspicious activity on campus, report it to the EMU Police immediately.
- Secure doors and windows.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php


EMU Safety Notice 12-1, January 10, 2012

The EMU Police Department would like to inform the residents of Phelps Hall about an incident of arson which was reported on Monday evening, January 9th.

The incident occurred on the second floor of Phelps Hall.  A small section of paper on a hallway wall was singed.

Although this incident only resulted in minor damage, and it may appear insignificant, it is an incident of arson and is taken very seriously because of the potential danger to the residents and the community.  Arson charges carry a fine and a prison sentence of up to 20 years.

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734-487-4847).

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to

• Promptly report any incident of arson to the police.

• Report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at 734-487-1222.

• Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

 

Time Warning  12-11,  April 19, 2012

Reported Crime: Attempted Unarmed Robbery (Off Campus, City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an attempted unarmed robbery that occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m. today , in the 300 block of Pearl Street. The victim is an EMU student and Open Carry advocate, who had his handgun in a holster. The victim reported that he was approached by an unknown suspect, who grabbed onto the gun and attempted to wrestle it away from the victim.  Another person came to the victim’s aid and was able to secure the weapon and return it to the victim. The suspect fled on foot.

There are no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as an African American male, in his early 20’s, of a thin build, with a beard. He was said to be wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt,  red shirt, dark pants, and grey/orange tennis shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510 .

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.

• Avoid loitering in remote areas and parking lots.

• If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.

• Program the number for EMU Police (734-487-1222 ) into your cell phone.

• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/police/safety/safetytips.php

Eastern Michigan University has confirmed with the Ypsilanti Police Department that the victim involved in the homicide investigation reported in the timely warning earlier today is Eastern Michigan University student Demarius Reed. He is a student athlete on the football team. As was reported earlier, the incident happened off campus in the 700 block of West Clark Rd., near the intersection of LeForge Rd. and Clark Rd. It was discovered at 7:15 this morning. Ypsilanti Police are investigating the death and are in close contact with the EMU Police Department. As soon as we learn additional information, we will share it with you. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

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