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    From the Baylor police blotter (Feb. 27 – March 5)

From the Baylor police blotter (Feb. 27 – March 5)

This police incident information was collected from reports at www.baylor.edu/dps and is provided freely as public information under the Clery Act.

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    Editorial: Baylor weather alerts need consistency on all platforms

Editorial: Baylor weather alerts need consistency on all platforms

Some of the student body were less than pleased with the way alerts were sent. While there may have been some inconsistencies, it is important to understand the Baylor alert process from the first mention of possible bad weather to when we get those alerts to our electronic devices.

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    From the Baylor police blotter (Feb. 21-27)

From the Baylor police blotter (Feb. 21-27)

This police and fire incident information for the week of February 21 to February 27 was collected from reports at www.baylor.edu/dps and is provided freely as public information under the Clery Act.

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Fire department responds to smoke at Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center

Fire trucks and police cars lined the driveway of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center around 4 p.m Monday. The Waco Fire Department and campus police responded to a call about smoke coming out of the ceiling on the building’s second floor.

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Shots fired at local apartment complex

An unidentified person opened fire around 5 a.m. today at La Mirage Apartments.

The apartment complex is at the corner of Ninth and Baylor Street, less than half a mile from Collins Residence Hall.

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    One missing in stadium bridge accident

One missing in stadium bridge accident

One man remains unaccounted for Tuesday evening after two construction workers were dragged to the bottom of the Brazos River while building the bridge that will connect McLane Stadium and the Baylor Law School.

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    Driver wrecks vehicle in campus ditch

Driver wrecks vehicle in campus ditch

Between 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Baylor and Waco police responded to an automobile accident on South University Parks Drive. Multiple squad cars blocked two lanes of the road at the scene of the accident.

A Waco police officer said it’s possible the driver of the vehicle, who was identified as male, had a medical problem while driving, causing him to veer across the road, hit a sign and crash into a ditch.

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    Baylor, Waco P.D. urge students to be responsible

Baylor, Waco P.D. urge students to be responsible

Baylor and Waco police will be present on and off campus during Thursday’s Diadeloso celebration.

Lori Fogleman, director of media communications, said she did not know whether there will be more police officers stationed off-campus than usual; however, she said student leaders, such as residence hall community leaders, have received communication from the office of Kevin Jackson, vice president for student life, telling them to encourage students to stay safe and responsible.

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    Ten freshmen arrested in first week

Ten freshmen arrested in first week

Instead of celebrating their acceptance into Baylor during Welcome Week with a refreshing Dr Pepper float, 10 students decided to celebrate becoming Baylor students with a few drinks, leading to their arrests.

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    Baylor police arrest 10 students for alcohol-related offenses

Baylor police arrest 10 students for alcohol-related offenses

Baylor police have already arrested 10 students for alcohol-related offenses during the first week of school.

“There were 10 in the first week, and so over here during Welcome Week and people moving in, we’ve got folks already learning what the interior of the McLennan County Jail looks like for being publically intoxicated.” said Baylor Police Chief Jim Doak.

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