Patient throws blood, spits at security worker
Where: University Hospital
When: Wednesday at about 10:00 a.m.
What: A volatile patient struck a hospital staff member, then spit on and threw blood at a security officer and another patient, the Department of Public Safety reported. The man was not arrested, but charges are being sought.
Truck spills oil in parking garage
Where: Parking structure, 201 Fletcher St.
When: Wednesday at about 6 a.m.
What: The hydraulic brake line in a truck broke, spilling about five gallons of oil, DPS reported. Waste Management cleaned up the area.
Credit cards taken from ‘U’ office, used at local stores
Where: School of Nursing Building, 400 N. Ingalls St.
When: Tuesday, between noon and 4 p.m.
What: An unattended wallet was stolen from an office in the School of Nursing Building, DPS reported. No cash was taken, but the credit cards have been used in several area businesses. Police currently have no suspects.