State's 'Howl' gets through Halloween with only three
November 4, 2008 | LOGAN -- Three arrests were made
Friday at the traditional Utah State University Howl.
Capt. Steve Milne of the USU Police Department said
the three arrests were "way down compared to years past."
Last year there were 13 arrests,
The Howl is a Halloween party thrown every year by
USU. Milne said it is the single biggest event of the
year for the USU police department. They even brought
in eight Logan city police officers to help with the
The three suspects that were arrested were all males
involved in separate disorderly conduct due to alcohol.
One suspect was then just given a citation and released
because he was from the Cache Valley area. While the
other two suspects were taken in and booked because
they were not from the area. All three that were arrested
were not students attending USU.
Milne said there should be a lot of "credit to the
ASUSU staff (Associated Students of Utah State University)
for the drop in numbers of arrests. They were very prepared
and we began working with them very early and taught
them what to look for and that made our jobs easier."