November 15, 2010 —
Police briefs are written according to reports from University Police. These indicate preliminary descriptions of events and not necessarily actual incidents.
Minor in possession
• At 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, resident assistants called campus police to a room in the First Year Suites because they smelled marijuana. The students gave police permission to search the room and a small amount was found. The case is being held internally.
• At 10: 15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, resident assistants called campus police to a room in University Village West. They reported loud noises and found alcohol upon entering the room. No one was drinking, but people in the room were smoking hookah. The case is being handled internally.
• At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, a female participating in the Women’s Expo backed into bleachers near the loading zone at the Ryder Center. There was minor damage done to her car.
• At 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, a verbal argument involving 40 students occurred outside of the RFOC. Faculty immediately called campus police and upon their arrival, all of the students were gone. Faculty believes it started because two girls were arguing over a boy.
• At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, a home invasion occurred in University Village West. A female student was sleeping in her room when she noticed a male standing in her doorway. He immediately ran away and was not caught. The suspect probably came through the sliding door since it was unlocked. The case is still under investigation.
• At 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, a female thought someone was her apartment in University Village West after she heard a loud crash downstairs. Campus police checked the situation out but didn’t find anything suspicious.
• An iPod was stolen between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 from Living Center North. The female student always locks her door, but said a lot of people go in and out. The case is still under investigation.
• At 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, a female student’s underwear were stolen from the dryers in the University Village West. She put her laundry in at 5 p.m. and when she came back, everything was there except for her underwear.
• On Tuesday, Nov. 9, a female student reported that her black goldfish, Bubbles, was stolen from his tank in Living Center Southwest. She saw him last on Nov. 8 and he is the only fish missing. The case is still under investigation.
• A professor’s bag with graded papers and student’s assignments was stolen between Oct. 28 and Nov. 2 from their office in Curtis Hall.
• On Friday, Oct. 29, a professor reported that her credit card was stolen from her purse in Wickes Hall. She left her purse and wallet on a desk and when she came back 20 minutes later, her card was gone.
• At 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, a student left her bike locked up in front of the College of Education. When she returned she found it had a bent tire with a note. The note stated that two students witnessed workers from campus facilities hit it with a “leaf sucking machine.”
• At 2:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, two students from Living Center North informed campus police that a prank war was getting out of hand. The female students found lotion under their pillows, pepper in their drinks and sand in their boots. The case is under investigation.
• At 10:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, a student dressed as a ninja was walking around Curtiss Hall with swords on his back. Campus police caught up with him at the library and took the swords because he was under weapons violation. He said he was dressed up for his boss’ ninja party. The case is being handled internally.