Crime log: Man arrested by sections, student arrested for underage drinking

Man arrested by sections, student arrested for underage drinking make this issue’s crime log, detailing the top security and Franklin Police Department reports from Aug. 24–Sept. 11.

01. Johnson Dietz

On Sept. 4 at 10:21 p.m., Franklin Units were notified of a male, identified as Troy Phelps, running toward the Franklin College campus yelling for help. An officer followed Phelps as he ran onto campus towards Johnson-Dietz residence hall. Phelps was attempting to enter section C of the hall. The officer noted that Phelps had blood coming from his forehead, arms and knee. Phelps resisted orders from police and was moved to the grassy area in front of the sections. Several students walked out to the scene after hearing Phelps yell. Phelps was taken into custody and later told officers he was given a “bad batch of meth” in Indianapolis.

Graphic by Shelby Tays.

02. Hoover Hall

On Sept. 1 at 10:59 p.m., an officer responded to an incident at Hoover Hall involving a underage male possessing and consuming alcohol. Officers reported the 19-year-old freshman had been vomiting and smelled of alcohol. The student informed the officer that he had received a fake ID from the “ID Guy” in his hometown. The student refused to go to the hospital for further examination. The responding officer arrested the student for underage possession and consumption of alcohol and issued him a ticket for possessing a fake ID. No details have been confirmed on whether the male still attends classes at the college, but he is still listed as a student on myFC.

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