By Magdaline Duncan | Sept. 2, 2016
MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt: "Using evidence from surveillance cameras, we interviewed Courtney Chancellor, and she confessed that she had reported the crime falsely."
By Andrew Frein | March 8, 2016
Maj. Brian Weimer asked the MU community to report any suspicious activity.
By Lily Oppenheimer | Feb. 12, 2016
No reports of hoverboards violations have been filed at this time.
By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 17, 2015
Three people have since been arrested in connection with threats on Yik Yak.
By Allyson Sherwin | Nov. 17, 2015
While both are intended to inform the public, news releases are intended for the media.
By Elane Edwards | Oct. 20, 2015
The UbiDuo “is a great first step.”
Posted to Police Beat by Mara Somlo on Nov. 11, 2013 at 7:33 p.m.
An account of sexual misconduct was reported across the street from MU's campus near the 1400 block of Bouchelle Avenue around 2 p.m. Friday. The female victim told Columbia Police Department officers a male stopped her while she was walking home. The suspect grabbed the victim's breast ...
Posted to Police Beat by Lakshna Mehta on April 19, 2013 at 5:20 p.m.
A female was sexually assaulted early Friday morning by an unknown white male. The incident occurred near College Avenue and Anthony Street. The victim was walking alone at 1:35 a.m. when she was assaulted. Officers from the Columbia Police Department were dispatched to the local hospital at 3 ...
Police Beat: Police seek information on reported sexual assault
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on April 6, 2013 at 10:31 p.m.
The MU Police Department and Columbia Police Department are seeking information about the driver of a white truck in connection with a sexual assault that occurred Saturday morning. According to a CPD news release, Columbia police arrived at University Hospital at 7:35 a.m. Saturday in response to a ...
Police Beat: Police make arrest in indecent exposure cases
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on April 6, 2013 at 10:09 p.m.
MU police arrested a 19-year-old man Friday in connection with two on-campus indecent exposure incidents. According to a Clery release from the MU Police Department, officers arrested Scott Thoreson on suspicion of three counts of second-degree sexual misconduct, a Class B misdemeanor. A previous Clery release stated that two female ...
By Beatriz Costa-Lima | Jan. 30, 2013
Hoag committed suicide last year.
Police Beat: Hatch Hall underwear thief sentenced
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Nov. 7, 2012 at 2:31 p.m.
The 19-year-old arrested after dozens of pairs of stolen women's underwear were found in his Hatch Hall room has been sentenced to two years' probation. Sophomore Kevin Waida pled guilty to misdemeanor stealing for the May incident, according to court documents. Judge Michael Bradley sentenced Waida to two years ...
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Oct. 26, 2012 at 10:13 a.m.
MU police arrested a suspect Thursday night in connection with Wednesday's separate Clery release incidents. Officers arrested sophomore Timothy Anderson just before midnight Thursday, according to an MU Police Department Clery release sent out Friday morning. Anderson, 19, was arrested on two counts of third-degree assault in connection with ...
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Oct. 25, 2012 at 8:32 p.m.
Two similar on-campus incidents prompted separate Clery releases Thursday. A female student reported she was assaulted at approximately 9:35 a.m. Wednesday while walking on Ninth Street near Speakers Circle, according to an MU Police Department Clery release sent out at 10:15 a.m. Thursday. The victim reported ...
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Oct. 17, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
A woman was assaulted early Wednesday while entering the Women's and Children's Hospital, according to an MU Police Department Clery release. The victim reported she was walking toward the building at 6:40 a.m. when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her wrist and pressed something ...
By Kelsey Maffett and Seth Boster | Oct. 4, 2012 | Updated Oct. 5, 2012 at 4:11 p.m.
Freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 recruit in the nation, and two other Missouri football players were arrested on drug charges Wednesday night. Green-Beckham, freshman linebacker Torey Boozer and freshman wide receiver Levi Copelin were arrested just before midnight on charges of possession of 35 grams or ...
Police Beat: MUPD seeks suspect in robbery near Stankowski Field
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Sept. 29, 2012 at 3:43 p.m.
A man was robbed on the southeast side of Stankowski Field early Saturday, according to an MU Police Department news release. Between 2:30 and 3 a.m., the victim was approached from behind near the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library. The suspect demanded money, which the victim gave ...
Police Beat: Freshman quarterback arrested after scooter incident
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Aug. 30, 2012 at 6:24 p.m.
Missouri freshman quarterback Maty Mauk was arrested on various charges Thursday after hitting multiple vehicles on his scooter Wednesday night. MU Police Department spokesman Brian Weimer said the incident began when Mauk ran a stop sign at the intersection of Curtis Avenue and Kentucky Boulevard. "The officer tried to stop ...
Police Beat: Man assaulted in campus parking lot
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Aug. 25, 2012 at 11:20 a.m.
MU police officers found a 29-year-old man in a campus parking lot after he was assaulted Friday night near Bengals Bar & Grill, according to an MU Police Department news release. Officers found the man at approximately 1:13 a.m. in lot RC 18, located along Elm and Sixth streets ...
Police Beat: Woman assaulted on Rollins Street
Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett on Aug. 20, 2012 at 1:27 p.m.
A 19-year-old woman was assaulted late Sunday while walking on campus, according to an MU Police Department news release. The victim reported she was walking westbound on Rollins Street near College Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. when she was approached by three black males walking the opposite direction ...
By Tony Puricelli | July 11, 2012
The reaccreditation process requires MUPD to adhere to 373 standards.
Police Beat: Man exposes himself in campus parking garage
Posted to Police Beat by Dani Kass on June 4, 2012 at 5:11 p.m.
A man exposed himself Saturday afternoon in the University Avenue Garage, according to the MU Police Department. The suspect exposed himself to a woman walking down the sidewalk just before 4 p.m., MUPD Capt. Brian Weimer said. The suspect is described as a fair-skinned white male, possibly wearing a ...
By Lizzie Johnson | Oct. 7, 2011
Education and outreach might be contributors to a decline in on campus liquor law violations.