Crime Blotter

New Year’s comes often enough
The parties can sometimes get rough
With tempers colliding
Knives come out of hiding
While minors get caught with the stuff

At about 2 a.m. Jan. 1 William Strauss, 21, was accused of breaking a window in university housing and threatening a complainant with a knife. He was cited for menacing and criminal mischief and escorted to the Multnomah County Detention Center.

The familiar odor of marijuana was reported in a university housing facility at 9:30 p.m. Dec. 29. The incident was turned over to internal handling.

Also directed to internal disposition was the investigation of a party with minors in possession of alcohol in a university housing facility. This was a New Year’s Eve party that was interrupted at 11:45 p.m.

Another university housing party at 9:45 p.m. New Year’s Eve resulted in a report of minors in possession, with one transported to a hospital.

A minor was found drinking alcohol in front of a university housing building at about 3:30 p.m. Jan. 1. Internal handling took over.

Officers received a complaint Jan. 1 from a resident of university housing that he observed an unknown person exiting his apartment at 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve.

Officers arrested an individual for criminal trespass at about 4 p.m. Jan. 1 but did not identify the person arrested. The suspect evidently gained entrance to the university housing room with a key.

A bike rack was unbolted from the floor in a university housing facility about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27. The incident is being investigated as criminal mischief.