TIMELY WARNING NOTIFICATION

October 31st, 2014 
 
 
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 31st, 2014 TIMELY WARNING:  At approximately 4:00PM today 10-31-14, After actively investigating  multiple home invasions which took place in Off Campus Student Housing,  Detectives from the Stevens Point Police Dept. took a Suspect into custody. Based on information learned during the course of an ongoing investigation and information provided by the community.
 
Suspect was identified as 32 year old black male, Nelly J. Makalin. Suspect is currently being held on a probation hold pending further investigation and charges. 

 

October 31st, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, UW-Stevens Point Protective Services is giving notice of three separate home invasions and a sexual assault reported to have occurred in off-campus student housing adjacent to campus. The Stevens Point Police Department is investigating.

REPORTED OFFENSES: Three reports of Burglary and one reported Sexual Assault. During the early morning hours of Friday, October 31, 2014, victims awoke to find an unknown male in their bedrooms. The suspect sexually assaulted one person and also stole items.

SUSPECT: The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 ft. 9 inches in height, in his mid 20’s, of thin build, chin-length dreadlock style hair, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt. The suspect spoke what sounded like an accent and smelled strongly of cigarette smoke.

REPORT INFORMATION: If you have any information about this case, please contact the Stevens Point Police Department at 715-346-1500 or Detective Sgt. Gruber at 715-346-1518.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS:
  • Residents on and off campus are cautioned to keep doors locked.
  • Don’t let anyone you don’t know in your home or residence hall.
  • Call 911 immediately if you encounter a stranger inside your home.
  • Travel with known companions and in well-lit areas.
  • Always report suspicious behavior to Stevens Point Police Department or UW-Stevens Point Protective Services (715-346-3456).

Questions regarding this Timely Warning should be directed to UW-Stevens Point Protective Services or Dean of Students.