Crime Blotter Jan. 21-27

Crime Blotter Jan. 21—Jan. 27

Jan. 21

Arrest
School of Education and Business, east side
At 1:39 p.m. Officer David Baker observed non-student Eric Graham walking in above area. Graham was discovered to have an outstanding felony warrant, was stopped at Southwest Sixth Avenue and Southwest Clay Street and arrested on said warrant.

Theft
Neuberger Hall, third floor
Officer Baker received a theft report at 6:12 p.m. from a student who stated her iPad was stolen after being left unattended for approximately 30 minutes.

Exclusion
Shattuck Hall
At 7 p.m. Sergeant Joe Schilling issued non-student Rian Dickerson a PSU exclusion. No further information available.

Jan. 22

Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle
University Center Building, parking lot
Officer Brenton Chose received a report from a student who stated between 9:45 a.m. and 7:10 p.m. the front passenger side window of the student’s vehicle was smashed and a grey messenger bag containing $500 worth of gaming cards was taken.

Jan. 23

Harassment
Parking structure three
At 1:20 p.m. Officer Nichola Higbee received a report from a female student of a suspicious male subject harassing her and following her over the last several months on about six separate occasions. Subject has approached student, trying to hug her and then follows her. Student had just encountered subject prior to reporting in the stairwell in parking structure three, even after attempting to elude him. Subject has a possibly French accent and is often seen by the science buildings on campus.

Suspicious Circumstances
Art building parking lot
Officer Jon Buck and Officer Chose received a report at 6:48 p.m. of a suspicious male subject who followed a group of female students and tried to engage them in conversation by saying things like, “I like pretty girls.” When the females did not respond he said, “I like to kill pretty girls.” One of the females then turned around and said to the subject, “Really” at which point he stopped following the group and left the area eastbound on Southwest Lincoln Street. Subject was described as a white male adult, between 35-45 years of age, approximately five-feet seven-inches tall with a stocky build and a “salt and pepper” goatee style beard, and was wearing a grey stocking cap, unknown style or color top, and light colored blue jeans.

Jan. 24

Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle
Art building, parking lot
At 2:19 p.m. Officer Denae Murphy received a report from a student who stated his vehicle was broken into between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and his backpack with approximately $400 worth of school supplies and books was taken.

Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure three, sixth floor
Officer Chose received a report at 2 p.m. from a student who stated a window on her vehicle was smashed between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. and her red and grey backpack with $500 worth of textbooks and personal items was taken.

Criminal Mischief
Parking structure three, sixth floor
At 2 p.m. Officer Chose received a report from a student who stated a window on her vehicle was shattered between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Student stated nothing was missing from her vehicle.

Criminal Mischief
University Center Building, parking lot
Officer Murphy received a report at 4:30 p.m. from a student who stated he parked his vehicle at 10:10 a.m. and at 4:30 p.m. parking enforcement discovered the rear driver’s side door broken out. Student stated nothing was taken from his vehicle.

Jan. 25

Student Conduct
Stephen Epler residence hall
At 4 a.m. Officer Brian Rominger, along with a resident assistant, contacted a room for excessive noise. Student resident answered the door and apologized for the noise. Upon seeing multiple people in the room, Officer Rominger requested consent to enter the room and the student resident agreed. Upon entering the room, Officer Rominger detected the smell of marijuana and contacted five subjects, four of whom were PSU students, and one non-student. All subjects except one admitted to smoking marijuana through an apple outside Epler. One subject admitted to buying and supplying the marijuana. All subjects stated they had smoked all of the marijuana they had. Referred to the Dean of Student Life, Housing, and ResLife.

Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure three
Officer Murphy received a report from an unknown victim at 3:40 p.m. who stated his car was entered and his R2D2 USB car charger was taken. Somehow the suspect gained entry into the locked vehicle without breaking the glass and left a first-aid kit from a Nissan in the victim’s car.

Jan. 26

Student Conduct
Native American Student & Community Center, west side
Officer Chris Fischer and Officer Rominger contacted three PSU students who were observed smoking marijuana. Upon seeing officers, the students destroyed the marijuana. No further information available. Report referred to the Dean of Student Life.

Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure three
At 2:52 a.m. Sergeant Robert McLeary located a vehicle with the driver’s window smashed. Officer Rominger took a report from the registered owner who stated he last saw his vehicle Jan. 24 at 10:30 p.m. and stated the only items he noticed missing were a skateboard and small oval tote that were recovered in the southwest stairwell.

Student Conduct
Smith Memorial Student Union, first floor
Officer Fischer contacted a student in the men’s restroom at 6:30 a.m. after receiving a report that the student had stayed there overnight. No further information available. Report forwarded to the Dean of Student Life.

Theft
St. Helen’s residence hall
At 4:08 p.m. Officer Murphy received a report from a student who stated her bicycle was stolen from the south side of the bike shelter. Student stated she secured the bike on Jan. 16 at 11 p.m. with a u-lock and noticed it missing the afternoon of the report. U-lock was still sitting secured around the post without any signs of damage.

Arrest
Parking structure three
Officers Baker and Murphy contacted non-student Samuel Cottrell at 5:16 p.m. as he was walking away from the southwest stairwell and entrance area of the parking structure. Cottrell stated he was in the building looking for cans and refused to provide identification. Cottrell was placed under arrest for criminal trespass II and his identification was located, which led to discovering an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for Cottrell. A search incident to arrest of his backpack located a heroin kit with heroin residue. Cottrell was issued a PSU exclusion and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center for criminal trespass II, attempted unlawful possession of heroin, and the misdemeanor warrant.

Jan. 27

Arrest
Parking structure three
Officer Fischer observed subject later identified as Joseph Foster on the south side of the building. Foster has a current PSU exclusion and was arrested for criminal trespass II. Foster’s probation officer was contacted and Foster was found to be in violation of his probation due to the methamphetamine pipe in his pocket and container of marijuana in his backpack. Foster lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center for criminal trespass II and probation violation detainer.