Passerbys aid in stopping blazes
After seeing several leaves catch fire Friday morning, a staff member at Wolverine Towers on State Street grabbed a fire extinguisher to douse the blaze. According to Department of Public Safety reports, the fire had started in or around a dumpster near the building. The Ann Arbor Fire Department was called to the scene to verify that no property had been damaged.
Another fire occurring in a trashcan near the West Hall Engineering Arch was extinguished by a passerby Thursday evening. DPS reports did not state the cause of the fire.
Person making deliveries arrested in elevator fondling
DPS arrested a suspect Friday for 4th degree criminal sexual conduct. The person is accused of fondling a University Hospital staff member in one of the building’s elevators. According to police reporters, the suspect had been delivering items to the hospital for work.
‘M’ flag missing from Union top
A caller reported Wednesday morning that the University “M” flag that flies above the Michigan Union had been stolen sometime between April 20 and April 21. The flag was valued at $400. DPS has no suspects.
– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Maria Sprow.