Crime Blotter Feb. 3–9

Feb. 3

Arrest
Blumel residence hall, parking structure
At 3:54 p.m. Officer David Baker and Officer David Troppe arrested non-student Storm Farina for trespassing. During a search incident to arrest, Farina was found to be in possession of narcotics paraphernalia. Also located were burglary tools and property that was stolen in an off-campus burglary as well as a Garmin GPS stolen from a motor vehicle in the 2400 block of Southwest Fifth Avenue. Farina was charged with criminal trespass II, unlawful possession of heroin, possession of burglary tools, and theft of lost/mislaid property and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center.

Feb. 4

Theft
Officer Baker received a theft report via phone at 5:28 p.m. from an unknown victim stating his wallet was missing and had possibly been stolen between Feb. 2, 2014 at 4 p.m. and Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. No further information available.

Exclusion
Smith Memorial Student Union, basement
At 5:16 p.m. Officer Denae Murphy contacted and subsequently issued a PSU exclusion to non-student Keith Butler, who was reported to have been passed out in a bathroom.

Arrest
Lincoln Hall, third floor
Officer Shawn McKenzie, Officer Baker, and Officer Troppe were dispatched to a report of a transient subject running around on the third floor of the building at 10:01 p.m. Officers contacted non-student Mark Werlech who had four outstanding warrants and was arrested on said warrants, issued a PSU exclusion, and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center.

Feb. 5

Criminal Mischief
Cramer Hall
Officer Nichola Higbee was dispatched to a report of possible vandalism in room 183 at 7:43 a.m. Upon arrival, Officer Higbee discovered two wires from the back of the overhead projector had been pulled out. AV staff had received the tamper alert at 7:37 a.m. and arrived at 7:41 a.m. to find the room empty.

Exclusion
Parking structure two
At 2:30 p.m. Officer Brenton Chose contacted non-student Perry Palmer who was sleeping in a sleeping bag on the fourth floor near the east stairwell. Palmer had a marijuana pipe as well as a needle in his possession, and admitted to injecting methamphetamine with the needle within the last 24 hours. Palmer was issued a PSU exclusion.

Arrest
Blumel residence hall
Officers Baker and Troppe contacted non-student Patrick Steff and arrested him on an outstanding warrant. Search incident to arrest located a bag of methamphetamine and a needle, and Steff was also charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center.

Feb. 6

Arrest
Southwest Sixth Avenue and Southwest Montgomery Street
At 1:57 a.m. Officer Jon Buck and Officer McKenzie contacted non-student John B. Hodge after they observed him walking in traffic in above area; Hodge had an outstanding felony warrant and was arrested on said warrant.

Exclusion
Urban Studies Building
Sergeant Joe Schilling contacted and subsequently issued a PSU exclusion to non-student Richard Grover Boyd, who is not associated with the university and had no valid academic purpose for being in the building at 9:32 a.m.

Burglary
Montgomery residence hall
At 7:40 p.m. Officer Chose received a report from a student that sometime between Feb. 1, and Feb. 6, someone broke into his room and stole his bottle of prescription pills.

Student Conduct
Ondine residence hall
Officer Brian Rominger responded to a report of marijuana in one of the student dorms at 10:16 p.m. Officer Rominger contacted the student resident who admitted to smoking marijuana outside with two other students, who were contacted later and corroborated the information. Report forwarded to Dean of Student Life, Housing, and ResLife.

Feb. 7

Student Conduct
Shattuck Hall
At 12:02 a.m. Officers Buck and Rominger and Sergeant Robert McLeary discovered a party occurring in a room in Shattuck Hall and contacted non-student Connor Knight and seven PSU students. Multiple bottles of beer and hard liquor were disposed of. Report forwarded to Dean of Student Life.

Feb. 8

Student Conduct
Blumel residence hall
Officers Rominger and Buck responded to assist a Resident Assistant with contacting occupants of a dorm room at 12:30 a.m. regarding a marijuana odor. Student-resident, another student and non-student Sultan M. Wakid were contacted and Wakid admitted to smoking a marijuana cigarette in the room, then flushing it when the Resident Assistant knocked and announced them. Student-resident consented to search of the room which yielded no additional violations or contraband being found.

Feb. 9

Suspicious Circumstances
Broadway residence hall
At 3:20 a.m. Officer Buck responded to a report of a suspicious male on the seventh floor of the building. Officer Buck contacted the reporting party, a student-resident who stated a male subject asked her for a phone charger in the hallway at about 2 a.m. Student said the male saw her enter her dorm room and at about 2:30-2:45 a.m. he began knocking on her door. Student didn’t answer the door but observed through the peephole the male moving down the hallway and knocking on other doors. Student stated the male also exited and re-entered the floor via the northwest stairwell several times, and continued to knock on her door at ten minute intervals until CPSO arrived at 3:20 a.m. Student stated she was familiar with almost all the residents on the floor and had never seen this male subject before. Subject is described as a black male adult in his early 20s, about 5-feet 9-inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds with a muscular build, black hair in a short buzz cut, short stubble facial beard, had both ears pierced with diamond style stud earrings in them, and was wearing a V-neck black T-shirt and black workout style pants.

Student Conduct
Broadway residence hall
Officer Chris Fischer and Sergeant Michael Anderson were walking through the building with a resident assistant when they located an intoxicated male subject inside the inner stairwell near the second floor. The subject did not want to provide verification that he was a student and ran up the staircase. He then began scratching and kicking toward Sergeant Anderson and may have tried to bite him at one point. For safety the subject was placed into handcuffs. His identification was obtained and his status as a student was confirmed. Student was taken to his room and cared for by his roommate. Report forwarded to Dean of Student Life.