Crime Blotter

Stolen stuff

A Portland State parking permit was taken from a 1997 Jeep Wrangler parked on the fourth floor of Parking Structure One about 5 p.m. April 8. The thief gained entry through the soft top. The permit was worth $48.

A thief took a stereo from a Honda parked on the same floor of the same parking structure on the morning of the same day. The perpetrator gained entrance by breaking a driver’s side window. The loss was $100.

An unattended purse was taken from an office on the second floor of Shattuck Hall about 4 p.m. April 8, resulting in a loss of $20.

A bicycle left unattended at the bike rack by Peter Stott Center vanished about 6:30 p.m. April 5. The owner lost the bike, a bicycle trailer, a helmet and a light, with a total value of $450.

A food cart in the Park Blocks lost a television antenna on its roof to a thief at about 5:30 p.m. April 8. The value was $40.

Musical instruments valued at $1,500 were taken from a classroom in the basement of Lincoln Hall, where they were left unattended. The theft apparently occurred in August of last year but was not reported to CPSO until April 9.

An unattended jacket on a coat rack near the third floor ballroom of Smith Union disappeared about 2 p.m. April 5. It was worth $100.

A witness observed a male breaking the driver’s side window of a car parked at Southwest College Street and Park Avenue at 9:45 a.m. April 10. The suspect drove off in a red Plymouth Acclaim, and the witness noted and reported the license number. Missing was a wallet and contents from the car, a 1998 Mercedes-Benz. There was no estimate of loss.

A backpack and contents worth $440 were taken from the fourth floor alcove of Cramer Hall while the victim was sleeping on a couch. The incident occurred at 11 a.m. April 10.

A loss of $205 was incurred when a bicycle, helmet and lock were removed from the bike rack between Cramer Hall and Smith Memorial Student Union at 6:30 p.m. April 10.

A petty-cash fund in the mathematics lab on the fourth floor of the University Center Building lost $35 to a thief in late March. The cash had been left unattended.

Food For Thought Caf퀌�, which had a previous theft of funds, sustained another hit at about 5 p.m. April 10. A cash register behind a locked gate in Smith Union basement yielded $610 to the thief. CPSO reported that access to the cash register was gained by a key.

Nothing was taken when the owner of a car parked in a College Housing Northwest parking lot reported both driver’s side windows broken out. The incident occurred about 1 a.m. April 15.

A similar break-in with no loss was reported at about 2 a.m. April 5 in the lower level of West Hall parking lot.

Warrant hangover

Two outstanding warrants for failure to appear on charges of drinking in public resulted in a ride to the Multnomah County Detention Center for Robert Waterman, 47. Officers approached him at Southwest Sixth Avenue and Mill Street at 10 a.m. April 8.

Sex offenses

Two reports of suspected sex offenses appeared on the CPSO blotter and are undergoing continuing investigation. One allegedly occurred the night of April 6 in a residence hall of College Housing Northwest. The other occurred about 5:45 a.m. April 9, also in a College Housing Northwest residence hall.

Both cases are under active, continuing investigation by CPSO.

Double identity

A PSU student sleeping on the second floor of Smith Union was awakened by officers at 8:45 a.m. April 10. They discovered he had an outstanding warrant for parole violation.

The student offered a double identification, one as Chester Washee, the other as Kirk Slagle, 43. He was transported to jail.

Bomb threat

Discovery of a handwritten note in pencil saying, “Bomb PSU on April 9, 2003,” turned up no leads as to the identity of the writer. It was found at 4 p.m. April 8 in the second floor men’s room of Neuberger Hall. No sign of bomb activity ensued.

Probe continues

CPSO officers are pursuing a possible arrest in the case of a man who masturbated in the presence of a victim in a second-floor lounge of Smith Union at 8 p.m. April 11. The victim made a tentative identification of the suspect from a photo lineup. The suspect is not a student.

Offensive littering

A transient, George Grigoriff, 57, was cited for drinking beer and urinating in public behind the Extended Studies Building at 11 a.m. April 13. He was released.

Pellet shots

Someone shot out a window in the Portland Center for Advanced Technology with a BB gun. The damage was reported at 7 a.m. April 14.

Drugs and guns

A complaint of the smell of marijuana in a College Housing Northwest residence hall about midnight April 14 brought officers to the scene. There they arrested a student, Walter Raubeson, 20, on multiple counts.

He has been charged with manufacturing, distributing and possession of a controlled substance and also with possession of a firearm in a public building. The firearm was a shotgun. Any firearm in a public building is prohibited by law.

-Art Chenoweth