Author: McKhelyn Jones

Police Reports

Narcotics Jan. 17 — 1:22 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near 500 W. 800 S. in Orem for a non-moving violation. During the investigation, the driver was found to be driving on a suspended driver’s license and the passenger admitted possessing a small amount of narcotics. A citation and several warnings were issued to the driver. The drugs were seized from the passenger.   Controlled Substance Jan. 22 — 12:11 a.m. An officer stopped a vehicle on 400 W. 1200 S. in Orem for a moving violation and noticed the smell of marijuana while...

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Police Reports

Property Damage Jan. 5 — 10:54 p.m. An officer received a report of property damage after a drawer was broken into at the UVU Central Plant Office. Nothing was stolen, but the employee believed it was done by an angry coworker. The officer was not provided the name of the possible perpetrator. It was estimated that the small lock on the desk was pried off, with the damage costing approximately $50.   Theft Jan. 8 — 12:18 a.m. An officer attempted to contact a complainant regarding a stolen backpack from a locker room in the Student Life and Wellness...

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Police Reports

Marijuana Possession Dec. 26 — 2:46 a.m. An officer was dispatched to the UVU parking garage on reports of a suspicious vehicle parked on the top level. Upon making contact with the occupants of the vehicle, the officer saw drug paraphernalia in plain sight and smelled burnt marijuana. The occupants willfully surrendered three grams of marijuana, two lighters and the paraphernalia. They were each given a citation and sent on their way.   Knife Assault Dec. 29 — 10:41 p.m. An officer responded to the Walmart on Sandhill Road on reports of two men fighting, one armed with a...

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Former Title IX director no longer employed at UVU

University officials confirmed Jan. 23 that Melissa Frost, UVU’s former Title IX director, is no longer employed at UVU. This comes months after being placed on an unspecified extended leave in June 2017. “Melissa Frost, UVU’s equal opportunity and Affirmative Action director and Title IX coordinator, is no longer employed at Utah Valley University,” senior director of public relations Scott Trotter said in an email statement to the UVU Review. After Frost went on an unexpected leave of absence in June 2017, UVU’s Title IX office was placed under federal investigation by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil...

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Police Reports

Harassment Dec. 20 — 3:14 p.m. An officer arrived to the Fulton Library to respond to reports of a student being harassed by someone she knows. The officer met with the complainant who said she was uneasy because she knows that he is not a UVU student. The man agreed to meet with the officer, and the officer then informed him of other options on campus. It was determined that no crime had been committed, so the officer cleared the scene.   Warrant Arrest Dec. 22 — 2:45 a.m. An officer was patrolling around Mill Road and Geneva Road,...

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