At approximately 11:00 a.m., an individual was observed outside of JQH Arena, 685 S John Q Hammons Parkway, disrobing and discharging a flare gun. SPD and Campus Safety responded to the area and contacted the individual. The individual refused to answer questions and provided irrational responses about what he was doing on campus. The individual was identified, arrested by SPD for outstanding warrants, and taken to jail.
- Be aware of your surroundings and alert to suspicious activity.
- Immediately report suspicious activity to the Springfield Police Department at 9-1-1.