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Crime Brief: 7 drug-related reports in 1 week


There were seven drug-related reports on Ohio State’s campus from Oct. 16 to Wednesday.

In one incident, three men were arrested near Cannon and Woody Hayes drives Sunday at about 1:45 a.m. A male 19-year-old student was arrested for trafficking in drugs, a 19-year-old male non-affiliate was arrested for possessing criminal tools and a 20-year-old male non-affiliate was arrested for receiving stolen property. A University Police report listed about 25 confidential property items related to the event.

A male staff member reported possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia at Park-Stradley Hall Saturday. The report came after a residence hall staff member smelled marijuana coming from a room. The staff searched the room and found approximately 4 grams of marijuana, a pipe and a flask, according to a University Police report.

Two residents admitted the items were theirs. One resident admitting to smoking marijuana and the one resident admitted to drinking. A University Police officer confiscated the evidence to be submitted for destruction and told the students they wouldn’t be criminally charged, but said they would have to speak with Student Conduct regarding the incident, according to the report.

A male student reported assault near High Street and 17th Avenue Friday at about 2:30 a.m. No arrests were made in relation to the incident and the case is closed, according to a University Police report.

There were 24 reported thefts this week, seven of which were thefts of bicycles.

A 33-year-old woman not affiliated with OSU was arrested for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia at CVS on Neil Avenue at about 11:30 a.m. Monday. Related stolen property included four packages of men’s briefs, one package of undershirts and one pair of socks, according to a University Police report.

In alcohol related incidents, 15 individuals were cited for open container violations Saturday between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Ages of those arrested ranged from 23 to 51.

There were five reports of offenses involving underage persons, one which resulted in a 19-year-old male student and a 19-year-old male with an unknown affiliation receiving citations.

A 21-year-old female student suspected to be under the influence of alcohol was arrested for tampering with a traffic control device near Curl Drive and Woodruff Avenue at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday.

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