Crime blotter

Paper, scissors, rock
Millions play the game
Put paper in a microwave
The game goes up in flame.

Someone stuffed paper towels into a microwave in the Food Court on the morning of March 25 at about 9:45 a.m. and turned on the appliance. A small fire resulted. The case was listed as criminal mischief. The official report showed the incident as occurring “close to Noah’s Bagels.” Employees at Noah’s said their microwaves had not experienced any fires.

Officers received a complaint of domestic violence and menacing on campus about 12:30 p.m. March 25.

An unnamed subject was cited and released about 11 a.m. at Millar Library on a charge of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

A vehicle parked in a fenced-in storage area was broken into and damaged in an act of criminal mischief about 1:30 a.m. March 25.

Another such break-in occurred about 6 a.m. March 26, at the Campus and Grounds Building. The damage was estimated at $275.

A vehicle in Parking 3 was broken into but nothing taken at about 8:30 a.m. March 28.

Cave cut-ups
At about 11 p.m. March 25 someone threw bottles out the windows of a residential housing facility.

The familiar smell of marijuana wafted through a university housing facility at about 8:30 p.m. March 29.

Trespassers unforgiven
A variety of criminal trespasses and criminal trespass warnings were issued in recent days. This indicates the Campus Public Safety Office is campaigning to discourage potential trouble-making idlers who persist in hanging around the campus. The blotter does not usually identify them by name.

Failure to appear in court on a criminal trespass charge earned David Deserano, 34, a trip to the Multnomah County Detention Center soon after midnight April 1.

A criminal trespass warning was issued at about 3 p.m. March 24 near Stott Center. Another criminal trespass was issued off campus at about 3 a.m. March 25.

At about 3 a.m. March 27 a subject was arrested. At about the same time, a criminal trespass was issued to another subject. At about 4 a.m. the same day, a criminal trespasser was transported to the Multnomah County Detention Center.

Another subject was cited and released on a trespass charge at about 7 p.m. March 28. The incident occurred in Smith Center.

Two subjects were issued criminal trespass warnings at the University Center Building at 7:30 p.m. March 21.

Stolen stuff
A vehicle in Parking 3 was broken into about 7 a.m. March 29 and items worth $190 taken.

Another vehicle in Parking 3 suffered a break-in about 1:45 p.m. March 30, with a loss of $292.

A vehicle in Parking 1 was broken into and lost valuables worth $1,450 about 9 p.m. March 29.

A locked bike worth $520 was stolen from a bike rack at Millar Library at 1:30 p.m. March 30.