Crime: Incidents at homecoming game result in arrests

ULM Hawkeye

Michael A. Farrior, 23, was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace and interfering with law enforcement investigation on Oct. 26 outside of Malone Stadium.

According to the affidavit, Sgt. Mark Johnson of the Monroe Police Department was attempting to make an arrest when Farrior and several other individuals reportedly interfered.

The individual Johnson was attempting to arrest had been spitting on the players of the visiting team.

When Johnson tried to arrest the individual, Farrior and others reportedly surrounded Johnson to prevent the arrest.

Farrior was also reportedly filming the incident with his cell phone and refused to get back when asked by Johnson according to the affidavit.

Jarad Lee Norris, 25, was arrested on campus on and charged with DWI-3, careless operation and driving without his license in his possession on Oct. 26.

Sgt. M. Napier of the Monroe Police Department reportedly observed a silver Ford Explorer driving recklessly through the parking lot between the stadium and the track.

The car was reportedly travelling at a high rate of speed while pedestrians were in the area.

Three ULM Police Department Officers were said to have witnessed the events.

Cpl. C. L. Turner conducted a traffic stop on Bon Aire Drive.

Turner stated that Norris was driving the vehicle and smelled strongly of alcohol.

Norris also did not have his driver’s license in his possession and reportedly performed poorly on the standard field sobriety test according to the affidavit.

Norris was then taken to the Monroe Police Department where he reportedly refused a chemical breath test.

According to the affidavit, Norris admitted to drinking five or six Miller Lights before driving that night.