Crime blotter Dec. 5–18

Dec. 5

Attempted Fraud by Identity Theft
Portland State
A PSU student reported to CPSO that somebody had attempted to open accounts using his social security number.

Theft III
Broadway Dorm
Officers responded to a theft that occurred within a dorm in the Broadway residence at 12:55 p.m.

Robbery I, Menacing (with firearm), Theft
Shattuck lot

At 6:30 p.m., Officer Troppe was flagged down by a PSU student who had been robbed at gun point outside of Shattuck Hall near the tennis courts. The victim reported that two males had approached him and pointed guns at him. Suspects reportedly stole his Samsung cell phone and black satchel bag that contained a bike lock, pencil, and his burrito.

One of the male suspects was described as white, in his early 20s, 5’9” and about 150–160 pounds. The suspect wore a black hoodie, black pants/jeans, with hair that appeared to be short, spiked, and of a light brown or blonde color. The second suspect’s description was not available although the victim could see him behind the first suspect on a bicycle.

Dec. 6

Item Taken from Vehicle
Parking Structure Three
On Dec. 6, an item of “no value” was taken from an unlocked vehicle in Parking Structure 1 between the fourth and fifth floor.

Welcome Center Window Shattered
Portland State
PSU staff member arrived to work to find that the entry window was shattered. Officers were unable to determine the cause of damage and video was unavailable.

SHAC/Testing Center Sign Cut Down
University Center Building
Between 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. on a Tuesday night, someone had cut a thin cable suspending a metal sign hanging outside the front doors to SHAC on Hall Street. The cut had caused the sign to fall to the ground.

Warrant Arrest/Fugitive from other States–Cramer Hall
A student was arrested for an outstanding warrant for burglary from Vancouver, Washington.

Dec. 11

Academic and Student Recreation Center
An officer responded to report of a PSU student that had been touched in the male locker room while undressed. The suspect was later found to be an older male suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The student later declined to press charges and declined an advocate.

Car Prowl
Art Parking Lot
At 7:55 a.m., a 2001 Jeep Cherokee was reported to be broken into along with both driver and passenger side mirrors broken out.

Portland State
Portland Police Bureau received calls at 7:55 p.m. for a fight that was taking place between SW 6th and SW College streets. The fight reportedly involved ten people and a person with a baton. Suspects fled the area before officers arrived.

Dec. 14

Fire Alarm
Officers were dispatched to Epler in response to a triggered smoke alarm. The cause of alarm had been burned food.

Voluntary Mental Health Transport
Campus Public Safety Office
A non-student entered the CPSO lobby and asked to wait inside. The individual was found to be catatonic and officers assisted them to OHSU without incident.

Dec. 17

Criminal Trespass II
Neuberger Hall
A report was made of a person camping on the third floor of Neuberger Hall inside a classroom. The person found, Neville Mallette, was found to have a current PSU exclusion, had been uncooperative, and refused to identify himself to the responding officer. Mallette was arrested for Criminal Trespass II and Interfering with a Police Officer.

Car Prowl
Parking Structure Three
A PSU student’s car was broken into between 11:00 p.m. on Friday night and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning on the third floor in the middle of Parking Structure Three. Clothing was reported to be missing from vehicle.

Dec. 18

Burglary II, Criminal Mischief II, Potential Theft
Cramer Hall
An officer responded to Cramer Hall, room 453 on a report of a broken window at 11:22 p.m.

At around 4:25 a.m., officers responded to a call made from PSU’s Montgomery Housing RA and Prostaff about a student resident that had been sleepwalking. The sleepwalking student was reported to be knocking on the RA’s door and touching the door handle. The suspected student was reportedly confused but cooperative. Previous incidents of someone trying door handles and door knocking had been reported previously in residency.