Crime Blotter Jan. 5 – Jan. 11

Jan. 6

Student Conduct
Smith Memorial Student Union
At 11:55 a.m. a concerned student reported that he suspected another student to be drunk at the smoking shack outside of Smith. The student in question admitted to being drunk but denied consuming alcohol on campus. The student also declined detox.

Science Research and Teaching Center
Officer Denae Murphy responded to a report made by a student that his computer, iPod and $50 worth of movie vouchers were stolen when he left his bag unattended in an office from 1:00–2:30 p.m. The student found his laptop bag in the stairwell. No one in the office had noticed any suspicious activity.

University Services Building
At approximately 11:56 p.m. Officers Jon Buck and David Troppe contacted a non-student who had been sitting on a forklift parked in the building’s loading dock. The individual had an expired exclusion. After officers Buck and Troppe found a bottle with marijuana residue on his person, he was issued a new exclusion.

Jan. 7

Car Prowl
Parking Structure Two
Around 5:40 a.m. Officer Buck took a report from a PSU employee whose car had been broken into between 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 6 and 5:30 a.m. on Jan. 7. Parked on the second floor, both passenger side windows had been broken. Officer Troppe later located the stolen items in the southeast stairwell of the structure and returned them to the victim.

Trespass II
Broadway Housing
At approximately 9:51 p.m. the Campus Public Safety Office started receiving calls from students reporting two men knocking on doors and asking to come in. The men, both non-students, were reported as non-aggressive, polite and “smooth talkers.” When approached by officers, one fled the scene, but was apprehended by Officer David Baker. A marijuana cigarette was found on his person. The other individual was also found to possess marijuana. The two admitted to ghosting into the building and admitted that they knew they were not supposed to be in the building. Officers issued both men exclusions as well as warrants of arrest for criminal trespass.

Jan. 8

Public Indecency
Millar Library
Around 9:55 a.m. a non-student reported that a male had exposed himself to her while she was on the fifth floor. The man was described as black, around 40 years of age, 5’9″, with shoulder-length dreadlocks, weighing approximately 170 lbs and wearing a dark reddish flannel jacket. The individual reported that the man’s penis was not erect nor was he touching himself to make it so. An extensive search produced no persons matching the suspect’s description.

Sexual Assault
Millar Library
At approximately 11:34 p.m. a non-student reported a sexual assault to the Portland Police Bureau from the first floor lobby. The PPB dispatch advised CPSO that the individual was a chronic caller and often falsely reported sexual assaults. When Officer Nichola Higbee and Sergeant Robert McCleary responded, the individual stated that he had been molested after noxious gasses had been released into the air and caused him to faint. He also stated he had been injected with a stimulant that had caused his penis to become erect. The individual was given assistance by PPB.

Jan. 10

Marijuana Seizure
Montgomery Hall
Around 1:00 p.m., after the smell of marijuana had been pinpointed to a student room, Officer Gary Smeltzer assisted PSU’s Residence Life with the seizure of a small amount of marijuana from the student in question.

Jan. 11

Student Conduct
Broadway Housing
Officers Higbee and Troppe assisted a resident assistant with a noise complaint around 12:17 a.m., after several students refused to comply with the RA. Three students, including the room’s resident, provided their student IDs. Beer cans and a bottle of vodka were found in the room and subsequently emptied. The students admitted that, when originally approached by the RA, several other students left. They refused to give the officers the names of any of those students.