Nautical poet tags Big House
Where: Michigan Stadium
When: Tuesday at about 9 a.m.
What: Construction workers discovered the sentence, “Even as Alexandria’s lighthouse vomited into the sea, I sit with my head in my hands waiting on my Tristine,” written across three windows of the stadium’s press box and the President’s suite in red paint, the Department of Public Safety reported. The vandal also drew a ship’s wheel and a dagger in green paint on a white background. Police estimate the damage occurred sometime between Jan. 4 and March 10. The graffiti will cost about $300 to clean up. Police have no suspects.
Man steals room key from student
Where: Michigan Union, basement
When: Tuesday at about 11:45 p.m.
What: A female student dropped her room key card from its case as she was paying for her food at Wendy’s in the basement of the Union, DPS reported. A man picked up the card and fled the scene. Police have not located the suspect.
Construction worker injured in fall from scaffolding
Where: Alessi Plaza, 701 Tappan St.
When: Tuesday at about 2:45 p.m.
What: A 60-year-old Ypsilanti man lost his balance and fell from a five-foot high scaffolding while installing a dry wall tile, DPS reported. He was taken to University Hospital by ambulance, where he was treated and released.