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Police Briefs

Larceny
At 10:31 p.m. Sept. 24, a 26-yearold male student reported that someone had stolen his bike from in front of the library.


At 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, a 21-yearold female called and reported that three of her friends had entered her room in University Village while she was not present. She indicated that they stole her laptop as a ransom for money she owed them. She was able to recover her laptop from one of their homes.


At 6 p.m. Sept. 26, several 18-year-old female students reported that over the last month, several Halloween decorations had been stolen off their door.


The three incidents are still under investigation.

Fraud
At 1:02 a.m. Sept. 25, an 18-year-old female student reported that she applied online for a job at Simply Hire and then received a check in the mail from this company. It gave her directions to deposit the check into her account and text a number for further instructions. She was suspicious, so she informed University Police. She was advised to destroy the check and not respond to the company.

Marijuana
At 8:03 p.m. Sept. 29, officers arrived at First Year Suites to meet with Residential Life Staff regarding a report of someone smoking marijuana in their room. When they arrived, they made contact with an 18-year-old student and an 18-year-old non-student. The non-student was in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The non-student was issued a trespass letter and the student’s situation was turned over to Student Conduct Programs for review.


Suspicious Situation
At 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, a 21-yearold female student reported that she had received an amount of money into her Paypal account from someone she knew. She did not give that person permission to put money in her account and was unsure how he did so. Paypal was able to cancel the transfer. The female then received threats from the subject via text messages. He was contacted by University Police.

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