Security Reports: 3/8/12
2:29 a.m. March 1
While on patrol, security was stopped by a Drake student at a residence hall. The male student wanted to report an incident that occurred on Feb. 18, 2012 at 2 a.m. The student reported that he was leaving a local restaurant in the 3000 block of Forest when a male in his 20s approached him and tapped him on the shoulder. Then the male grabbed him and demanded money. The Drake student threw the suspect to the ground and left the area. No money was taken and the student was not injured.
1:22 a.m. March 2
Security and police responded to 34th Street and Forest Avenue on a report of a car accident. Officers arrived and found a non-Drake affiliated female sitting in a vehicle that struck the rear of a parked vehicle. She was not injured but was intoxicated. She was arrested for operating while intoxicated.
7:58 a.m. March 2
Security and Des Moines Fire Department responded to Olmsted Center on report of a fire alarm going off. When officers arrived it was determined that the alarm was coming from the basement kitchen. A pull station was hit by an unknown person. Fire units arrived and the alarm was reset.
3:22 p.m. March 5
Security responded to Meredith Hall on a report that a female student was ill. Des Moines Fire and Rescue was called. The student was transported to a local hospital.
11:26 a.m. March 6
Security on patrol observed a couch on fire in the 1500 block of 28th Street. Des Moines Fire Department was called and firefighters put out the fire. The only damaged property was the couch.