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Sophomore says bar staff uses chokehold

Officers arrived at Brick Street Bar and Grill at 11:45 p.m. Saturday to hear 20-year-old Miami University sophomore Allen Roberts yelling, “I’m gonna whoop somebody’s ass,” police reports said. Roberts was asked to leave after jumping the line to get into the bar with two other males, police reports said. Police reports said Roberts told police Brick Street staff grabbed him and put him in a chokehold. Roberts said he was upset because the staff knocked out his earring, police reports said. Roberts and another male, Shadrach Jackson, were both charged with assault.

Male urinates in sight of officer

While police were busy with a violation in the alley beside 114 E. Collins St. at 1 a.m. Sunday, nature called for one Miami University sophomore. Eighteen-year-old George Harry Charles walked over to the side porch of the house — Natural Light in hand — and unzipped his fly, police reports said. Police reports said one officer shined his flashlight on Charles and told him to go inside and use the bathroom, but Charles said he had to wait for the cops to leave the area and began urinating. When Charles realized the officer was a cop, he started apologizing, police reports said. Police reports said Charles was issued two citations for underage drinking and disorderly conduct.

Visiting student sleeps on stranger’s couch

Miami University students arrived home to find a stranger passed out on their couch with their front door screen and window broken at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, police reports said. The stranger turned out to be a University of Cincinnati student named Lucas Caroli, police reports said. Caroli was taken into custody where he began asking if police patrols go all the way to Tampa, police reports said. Police reports said Caroli thought he was in Saratoga, Fla., visiting his brother over spring break, but commented on the weather being colder than expected. Caroli began peeing on the cell bed before officers directed him to the toilet instead, police reports said. Caroli apologized several times and was cited for burglary and underage drinking before being transported to Butler County Jail, police reports said.

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