Crime Blotter Jan. 27–Feb. 2

Jan. 27

Criminal Mischief
Parking structure three
At 3 a.m. Officer Chris Fischer located the passenger side rear window of a vehicle broken out. At 4:20 p.m. Officer David Baker spoke with the student responsible for the vehicle, who stated he had last seen his vehicle approximately one week earlier, and that nothing appeared missing.

Arrest
Smith Memorial Student Union
Chief Phil Zerzan, Lieutenant Craig Whitten, Sergeant Joe Schilling, Officer Gregory Marks, Detective Matt Horton, and Officer Peter Ward responded to a call that a PSU student was shoved and spat upon by a male whilst exiting Smith Memorial Student Union. Suspect was also a PSU student, and was located after a search of the area. Student suspect was arrested for harassment and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center. No further information available.

Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure one, top level
At 9:38 p.m. Officer Baker was flagged down by a victim who stated she parked her vehicle at 9 a.m. and had just returned to find the driver’s side rear window broken out, and a paper bag with miscellaneous women’s clothing and shoes was missing.

Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure one, top level
Officer Denae Murphy received a report from a student who stated she parked her car near the southwest stairwell at 4:30 p.m. and discovered both rear windows of her vehicle broken out and her wallet taken at 9:25 p.m.

Jan. 28

Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle
Parking structure three, top level
Officer Murphy received a report from an unknown victim who stated her vehicle was broken into on Jan. 24 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The suspect broke out the front driver’s side window and took a makeup bag containing makeup.

Theft
University Center Building
At 3:49 p.m. Officer Baker received a report from a student who stated her purple BMX style bike pedals were stolen off her bike on Jan. 27 between 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. while her bike was secured to the bike rack.

Theft
Native American Student and Community Center
Officer Ward received a report at 2:16 p.m. of the theft of a black pen drawing entitled “Cook’s Landing” which was gifted to the Native American Center by the artist, Toma Villa. The theft occurred between Dec. 20, 2013 and Jan. 6, 2014.

Exclusion
Neuberger Hall, south side
At 7:34 p.m. Officers Baker and Murphy and Sergeant Michael Anderson responded to a disturbance involving non-students Angel Lopez and Leigha O’Neiel. While verbally arguing with O’Neiel, Lopez puffed out his chest and asked an unknown female if she wanted to fight. Female was no longer on scene. Lopez was issued a PSU exclusion.

Jan. 29

Exclusion
Officer Fischer contacted and excluded non-student Ronald Lowery at 4 a.m. Lowery was in possession of a window punch, heroin paraphernalia and marijuana, and stated he was coming from parking structure three, where he had been for ten minutes trying to get out of the rain. No further information available.

Arrest
Millar Library, north side
Officer Shawn McKenzie observed a suspicious male casing bikes near King Albert residence hall as well as going through garbage cans in the area. Officer McKenzie relayed the information to Officer Fischer, who then spotted the suspect, David Bentley, attempting to gain entry into one of the food carts on the north side of Millar Library. Bentley had an outstanding warrant, on which he was arrested, although he physically resisted. Bentley also had possession of several marijuana smoking devices, marijuana and lock-picking tools. No further information available.

Criminal Mischief
Smith Memorial Student Union, second floor
At 12:59 p.m. Officer Gary Smeltzer took a report involving damage done by a serial human feces spreader.

Suspicious Circumstances
Neuberger Hall, first floor
Officer Higbee received a report from a student via telephone that on Jan. 25 at 11:45 a.m. the student was in the women’s restroom washing her hands when the door slowly creeped open and a male subject appeared in the doorway. The subject glanced around the restroom until he saw the student watching him, and then he left without saying anything. Subject is described as a white male adult in his early 20s, approximately 5-feet 7-inches tall with a light build and short brown hair.

Theft
Academic Student Recreation Center
At 9:40 p.m. Officer McKenzie received a report from a student who stated he left his sweatshirt on the bleachers at the basketball court at 7:15 p.m. and discovered it had been stolen at 9:30 p.m.

Fail to Perform Duties of a Driver
Officer Brenton Chose received a report from a student who stated on Jan. 22 his moped was struck by a vehicle in front of the East Hall building on Southwest Hall Street and the vehicle left the scene. Student’s moped was parked in a motorcycle parking spot when it was hit and no injuries were reported. A witness described the suspect vehicle as a tan hatchback Honda or Nissan with unknown plates driven by a white female adult in her 30s with brown hair. Student reported minor damage to his moped.

Jan. 30

Student Conduct
Ondine residence hall
At 12:08 a.m. Officer Brian Rominger and Officer McKenzie responded to a report of marijuana use in Ondine residence hall. After several knocks on the door by the two resident assistants, the student resident answered the door. Although the odor of marijuana was overwhelming, he denied smoking in the dorm. Student consented to a search and nothing was found. Student did exhibit signs of marijuana effects as his movements were slow and his eyes were red and puffy. Report referred to Dean of Student Life, Housing, and ResLife.

Criminal Mischief
Smith Memorial Student Union, second floor
Officer Smeltzer received another report of human feces defiling unusual areas of the men’s restroom at 2:24 p.m. DNA collected for submission to the Oregon State Police crime lab.

Student Conduct
Broadway residence hall
At 2:30 p.m. the conduct coordinator advised Officers Chose and Smeltzer an anonymous tip was received stating drugs and alcohol were present in one of the dorm rooms. Student resident allowed officers access to the room and admitted to possessing alcohol, marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms. Ten bottles of liquor, equal to approximately two and a half gallons of alcohol were confiscated and then poured down the sink. A small amount of marijuana, a marijuana pipe and a small amount of mushrooms were confiscated for destruction. Report referred to the Dean of Student Life and Housing.

Jan. 31

Burglary
Smith Memorial Student Union
Officer Smeltzer received a report that between Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. and Jan. 31 at 8:30 a.m. entry was forced into room M107L with some sort of pry tool. A Dell monitor and green and grey REI inflatable backpacking pillow were taken.

Feb. 1

Exclusion
Native American Student and Community Center, east side
At 8:58 p.m. Officer Fischer contacted non-students Storm Farina and John Whitt in an alcove on the east side of the building. Farina already had a current PSU exclusion; Whitt was issued a PSU exclusion. Farina consented to a search of his person and bags which located dirty cookers, syringes, a heroin kit and bolt cutters. In Farina’s second bag several electronic devices were located. After clearing the contact, the victim of a burglary that occurred that afternoon at 2 p.m. and was reported to Portland Police Bureau, contacted Officer Fischer, and described almost everything Farina had in his second bag. By coincidence, the PPB officer investigating the burglary drove by and Officer Fischer relayed the information to the PPB officer, but was unable to locate the suspect at that time.

Feb. 2

Student Conduct
Broadway residence hall
At 7:32 p.m. Sergeant Anderson was dispatched to a student’s room as the student was severely intoxicated on marijuana. Student gave marijuana and pipe to Sergeant Anderson and was cleared by the resident assistant to be able to care for himself. Report referred to the Dean of Student Life and ResLife.

Arrest
Parking structure one
Officers Murphy and Fischer contacted previously excluded non-student Laroy Alexander, who attempted to give a false name, at the northeast stairwell at 11:08 p.m. Officer Fischer conducted a pat down of Alexander’s most exterior layer of clothing and when he patted over a methamphetamine pipe Alexander had in his left pocket Alexander began to resist in an attempt to flee. After a brief use of force, Alexander was taken into custody. Alexander had a bag of methamphetamine and the pipe on his person. A pair of garden shears (burglary tool) ejected themselves from Alexander’s open backpack. Alexander was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and criminal trespass II and lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center.