Crime Reports for Aug. 21

Cameron Coyle

A fire broke out on the tenth floor kitchen of Pearce Ford Tower Sunday afternoon. Clarksville, Tennessee sophomore Jade Parker and Christopher Thompson, not a WKU student, were cooking with hot oil when a “fire ensued,” according to WKU police reports.

Will, Illinois sophomore Mitchell Manuel was cited Aug. 18 for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Paula Williams, an office associate in the department of philosophy and religion, reported theft of her property from Cherry Hall Aug. 18. The property was valued at $427.29.


Louisville freshman Trey Thomas was arrested Aug. 20 for a bench warrant, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Louisville freshman Benjamin Stogsdill was cited on Aug. 20 for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Wesley Guy, not a WKU student, was arrested by WKU Police Aug. 20 for disregarding a compulsory turn lane, careless driving, possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle and driving under the influence with a suspended/revoked license.

Reporter Cameron Coyle can be reached at 270-754-6011 or [email protected].