Campus Police Beat: Oct. 23-29

Last week, UA Little Rock police reported two false alarms, an active fire, and a traffic offense.

False Alarms

A UA Little Rock officer was dispatched to investigate a fire alarm at a North Hall room on Tuesday at 10:27 a.m.

According to a report by Officer Christina Cordell, the resident said that they were cooking bacon and forgot to ventilate the area. Cordell noted in her report that the room smelled of burned bacon. The Little Rock Fire Department arrived on the scene, cleared the room and reset the alarm.

Cordell was dispatched to investigate a second fire alarm at a North Hall room on Tuesday at 1:50 p.m. According to Cordell’s report, a UA Little Rock student said that they were burning potpourri on the stove and left it for too long. Cordell confirmed that there was no fire. The LRFD cleared the room and reset the alarm.

Active Fire

Campus police responded to a trashcan fire at the entrance of Ross Hall Wednesday at 3:48 p.m.

According to Officer Gary McGee’s report, the trashcan fire appeared to be started by a cigarette. McGee was given an extinguisher from a UA Little Rock employee at 3:49 p.m., and extinguished the fire by 3:52 p.m. At 3:53 p.m., UALR Physical Plant arrived to replace the trashcan.

Traffic Offense

Two UA Little Rock officers conducted a traffic stop on W Campus Drive on Sunday at 12:12 a.m. According to the police report, the driver was driving the wrong way down a one way road when they were stopped by the officers. The driver was issued a Pulaski County Citation for Wrong Way on a One Way.

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