NMU Public Safety

MARQUETTE, MI--   The NMU Public Safety Department is warning the campus community about a phone scam going around. 

Officers have received several complaints from students that someone using the Public Safety phone number is contacting them. The caller says they’re either an officer or a federal agent and have a warrant for the student’s arrest for tax evasion. The caller usually has a heavy accent.

MARQUETTE, MI--   NMU Public Safety and Police Services is investigating the illegal use of alleged LSD on campus.

Police say the “acid” a student took caused the student to become uncontrollable and extremely violent. The student was hospitalized and eventually arrested.

Officers are urging those on campus to be cautious of their surroundings and careful of anything they’re given to eat or drink.

MARQUETTE, MI--    A probable cause hearing has been set for a Norway man accused of breaking into Marquette-area vehicles. 

Last week Marquette police and NMU Public Safety officers arrested Eric Mohler, 23.  He’s was arraigned on two counts of larceny from a motor vehicle, three counts of malicious destruction of property less than $200, and a misdemeanor count of larceny less than $200.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Police have arrested a suspect in a break-in at the former Vandenboom School in Marquette Township over the weekend. 

Sunday around 3:15 a.m. Marquette County Central Dispatch was notified of an alarm at the school.  Troopers, Marquette Police officers, and NMU Public Safety responded to the scene.  They searched the school and found a lone male with burglary tools near an open window. 

The suspect remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail, pending arraignment. 

MARQUETTE, MI--   Northern Michigan University is sponsoring a forum on sexual assault and how it’s handled by officials both on and off campus. 

Sexual Assault on Trial: Campus and Community Response will feature county prosecutors, officials from NMU Public Safety and Housing and Residence Life, the Dean of Students Office and others.  They’ll discuss various scenarios from campuses across the country, then take questions and input from the audience.

MARQUETTE, MI--   NMU Public Safety officers are asking the public to help them identify a subject caught in a surveillance photo.  

The man is wanted for questioning in connection with a larceny complaint at the Berry Events Center this past Sunday.

Anyone with information regarding the man’s identity is asked to call Detective LaPlante at 906-227-2151.

Truck stolen from NMU

Jun 30, 2015

MARQUETTE, MI--   NMU Public Safety is asking the public for help in finding a vehicle stolen from campus. 

Late Friday or early Saturday a white 2004 GMC Sierra extended cab pickup truck was taken from a parking lot adjacent to Magers and Meyland residence halls. 

Some of the truck’s contents were found in the Forestville area of Marquette Township.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call 227-2151.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Marquette man is jailed, after he threatened a nurse with a knife.  

City Police say the incident happened Saturday around 8:30 p.m. in the waiting area of the Marquette General Hospital emergency room. 

Officials say Robert Allen Wallace, 48, brandished the knife while the nurse was speaking to him.  The nurse felt threatened and contacted police.  Northern Michigan University Public Safety officers were on duty in the hospital and responded.  They took the knife from Wallace without incident.