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2 students arrested on battery charges

Jan. 25, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

The following information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department

BATTERY: Two 19-year-old women were arrested and charged with misdemeanor counts of battery following an altercation at a woman's dorm room in Twin Towers East on Jan. 16. The report states more than a half dozen women came to the victim's room. Two stayed and started a physical altercation, allegedly over some comments made on Facebook. The victim received injuries to her face.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: A crime scene house in the 1500 block of 5th Avenue had its front glass door broken at 6:42 p.m. Jan. 9. The alarm was triggered and nothing appeared to be missing.

LARCENY: A student reported that a bike chained outside Willis Hall after the first semester ended in December was discovered missing upon returning Jan. 15.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Two men were charged with destruction of property after they were seen overturning chairs and damaging a maintenance cart in Corbly Hall just after 6 p.m. Jan. 16. Both showed signs of being intoxicated, which led to the 22-year-old being charged with public intoxication and the 20-year-old being charged with underage consumption.

GRAND LARCENY: A student reported a MacBook Pro was stolen out of their backpack, which was left at the Campus Christian Center for two hours late in the evening on Jan. 16. The item is valued at nearly $1,800. Police have a possible suspect.

UNDERAGE CONSUMPTION: Two students were charged with underage consumption after being found intoxicated in public spaces of two dorms. The first incident was at 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the hallway on the first floor of Buskirk Hall. The 20-year-old was a guest signed into the dorm.

The second incident was at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the lobby of the South Residence Hall, where an 18-year-old was found.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: A 19-year-old was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana after responding to a report of the smell of marijuana in Haymaker Hall late Wednesday night. Two people were found in the elevator, and one had a baggy containing a green, leafy substance hanging out of his pocket.