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Press Release Details


Press Release Number: 979

Incident Number: 13-000844

Release Date: 11/16/2013


Offense: Public drunkenness/disorderly conduct

Grading: S

Date/Time Reported

Date Reported Time Reported Date From Date To
11/15/2013 10:35 PM 11/15/2013 11/15/2013

Time/Location

Location Time From Time To
Maple 4B television lounge 10:30 PM 11:20 PM

Person(s) Charged or Referred

First Name Last Name Age Gender
Joseph Martin 20 Male

Summary of Events

On or about the above date and time University Police responded to the report of an unresponsive male being dragged down a corridor of floor 3B of Maple Manor and into the elevator car by several unknown individuals. Those individuals were located a short time later in the 4B television lounge. The male continued to be unresponsive and an ambulance was dispatched to that location. The subject was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 570-662-4900. UPDATE 11/22/2013 - The above listed individual had been charged with a single summary count each of public drunkenness and disorderly conduct for his actions in relation to this incident. He was also referred to the campus judicial officer for appropriate action. He is currently enrolled as a student here at the university.