UI student arrested after allegedly trying to enter Old Capitol overnight


A University of Iowa student has been arrested after UI Police say he tried to enter the Old Capitol overnight.

According to arrest records, officers encountered 19-year-old Joseph Foreman of Cedar Rapids on the Pentacrest trying to enter the building. Police say Foreman showed signs of intoxication, smelled of ingested alcohol, and provided a fake Missouri driver’s license. His breath alcohol level was measured at .152%.

Under what police describe as “excited utterance”, Foreman also allegedly provided a vape pen which investigators say he admitted contained THC oil. He’s charged with Public Intoxication, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. If convicted on all charges, Foreman faces a maximum of 14 months in jail.