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Notre Dame police arrest man on campus with felony charge

| Thursday, September 17, 2020

According to a University press release, the Notre Dame Police Department (NDPD) arrested Michael James Thompson, 19, Wednesday morning near the Eck Baseball Stadium after receiving a report of erratic driving from Roseland Police around 9 a.m. Thompson is from Beverly Shores, Ind.

Thompson is not a Notre Dame student but was on campus to meet a Notre Dame freshman who was a high school acquaintance. He refused to allow the student to leave his vehicle, but she later escaped unharmed, the release said.

Thompson was charged with felony criminal confinement, reckless driving and driving without a license. He was transferred to the St. Joseph County Jail. The case has been turned over to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

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