By Daniel Strawhun, Opinions Editor
The following is a series of daily crime reports issued by the University of Missouri-St. Louis Police Department since August 5.
August 19-21: No incidents were reported on these dates.
August 22: At 12:30 a.m., a noise complaint was made at Mansion Hill Residence. At 11:01 a.m., UMSL PD responded to a fire alarm in Benton Hall. The building was evacuated. The cause of the alarm remains unknown. At 11:10 a.m., an UMSL employee at the Touhill Performing Arts Center was treated for a cut arm. At 12:26 p.m., UMSL PD released an informational report verifying that a sex offender had been registered.
August 23: At 12:50 p.m., UMSL PD responded to a distraught student in Oak Hall. The student was accompanied by a parent. At 3:00 p.m., an UMSL student reported a wallet lost on campus. At 5:00 p.m., UMSL PD responded to a report of a vandalized car with a threatening note left on it in Parking Lot F.
August 24: At 8:05 a.m., a Sodexo employee was taken to the hospital by ambulance upon reports of illness. At 1:55 p.m., an UMSL faculty member turned in a bullet found by a student on the floor in Clark Hall.
August 25: At 9:53 a.m., UMSL PD responded to a student trapped in the Social Sciences Tower Building elevator. At 10:40 a.m., UMSL PD released an informational report verifying that a sex offender had been registered. At 9:48 p.m., UMSL PD assisted Residential Life in responding to a potentially distraught student. All was in order.