Crime Blotter

Frat fun

An incident close to midnight on Oct. 4 was referred to internal handling. The CPSO report shows liquor-law violations at a Tau Kappa Epsilon house party, where there were minors and others drunk in the street.

Missing material

Keys were taken off an unattended desk in Smith Memorial Student Union about 3 p.m., Sept. 21. The value was $25.

A PSU parking permit worth $222 was reported stolen on campus about 3 p.m., Sept. 29.

Unexplained actions

A trespasser reportedly threw a cup of soda at the building manager of a university housing facility at 8 p.m., Sept. 28.

An e-mail considered possibly threatening was reported at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 2.

A heat sensor not working properly in the laundry room of a university housing facility set off a fire alarm at 6:45 a.m., Oct. 2.

Someone used a felt marking pen to write inappropriate remarks and possible “hate crime” words on a university housing facility.

A loud verbal altercation between two subjects brought officers to the steps of a university housing facility at 2 a.m., Oct. 7. Both were issued criminal trespass warnings.


Lodged at Multnomah Count Detention Center on a warrant for drug possession and a new charge of negotiating a bad check was James Williams, 43. The arrest was made in SMSU at 5 p.m., Oct. 2.

James J. Marino Jr., 48, was lodged in the detention center at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 3, on an outstanding warrant from Clark county, Wash., for failure to appear in court on charges of theft and trespass. He was arrested near Hoffman Hall.

Also transported to jail at 4 p.m., Oct. 7, was Kevin O’Malley, 23. The charges were trespassing, possession of burglary tools and other unlisted charges. He was approached by officers in Parking Structure 3.

Stolen identity

A report of university housing residents complaining of being defrauded of money, ID and being the victims of attempted forgery resulted in an arrest in university housing at noon on Oct. 4.

Lodged in the detention center on charges of theft by deception, trespass and conspiracy to commit forgery was Allen T. Reed, 31.

– Art Chenoweth