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Police Briefs

Police briefs are written based on reports from University Police. They indicate preliminary descriptions of events and not necessarily actual incidents.

Suspicious Situation

On Sept. 27 at 7:37 A.M. a female student reported that she came out to her car in pine grove and found that someone had gone through her vehicle but did not steal anything.

On Sept. 27 at 2:25 P.M. a professor reported that there was a student in his class sharpening his pencil with
a knife. When officers arrived, they spoke with the professor who pointed out the student who had the knife. The student was asked to leave the classroom, and two pocketknives were found in his bag. The knives were taken for safekeeping, and the student was asked to stay out of class for the day.

On Sept. 28 at 5:00 P.M. a 19-year-old resident went into university police department to report a suspicious situation. She advised that on Sept. 20 she received a package in the mail system. The package was addressed to her but not the correct room location. It was later discovered that there were two students living on campus with the same name. The package was returned to its rightful owner.

Larceny

On Sept. 27 at 10:30 A.M. three students had items stolen from their vehicles during the night. This incident is still being investigated.

On Sept. 28 at 7:10 P.M. an 18-year- old female student reported to
the university police department a reference of larceny to her vehicle. She stated that there were no signs of forced entry. A wallet and its contents were taken.

On Sept. 29 at 7:00 P.M. officers were given information about a potential larceny that occurred Sept. 27 at 2:00 P.M. A 59-year-old student reported that he left his wallet in the mezzanine of Gilberston. When he went back to look for it, it was gone.

Property Damage

On Sept. 28 at 4:00 P.M. an 18-year- old female resident went into the university police department to report damage done to her vehicle. She parked her car in J-3 on Sept 26 at 10:10 P.M. and when she returned on Sept. 27 at 3:16 P.M. she discovered that someone had scratched her car on the trunk and rear bumper.

On Sept. 28 at 4:00 P.M. an 18-year- old female resident reported to university police damage had been done to her car. She advised that she parked her car in J-3 on Sept. 22 at 6 P.M. and when she returned on Sept. 23 at 12:00 P.M. she discovered that someone had keyed a star into her driver’s door. There were also two markers on the front driver’s side quarter panel.

On Sept. 28 at 4:15 P.M. a male student called to report and hit and run. He witnessed a white Toyota Sienna hit a white Pontiac G6 that was parked in J-2. The owner was notified and came into the office for the report. The incident is still actively being investigated.

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