Crime Blotter: July 12–28

July 12

Southwest Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street
Officer Jon Buck contacted and transported a nonstudent to the Hooper Detoxification Center. The man was observed recklessly stumbling northbound on Southwest Fifth Avenue, later stumbling into traffic lanes. The man was extremely intoxicated and informed Officer Buck that he had consumed three liters of white wine. He was asked if he would like to voluntarily go to detox and sober up. He responded, “You would take me, that would be wonderful. I’m pretty drunk.” He was transported to detox without incident.

Southwest 12th Avenue and Mill Street
Officer Buck contacted and transported a nonstudent to the Hooper Detoxification Center. The man was lying across the public sidewalk near the northeast corner of Southwest 12th and Mill Street. He was observed lying on his back with his left leg propped up and his right leg awkwardly positioned under his rear. He was shirtless, shoeless and appeared to be unconscious.

Buck observed several abrasions to his upper forehead and nose. When asked what happened to his face, he explained that it probably happened when he was thrown out of a downtown nightclub for fighting. He was extremely intoxicated and refused medical attention.

He voluntarily requested to go to detox, but became physically aggressive toward Officer Brian Rominger and Officer Buck after being placed in handcuffs. PPB officers Damerville and Carper arrived and assisted with the placing of the resisting man into a patrol car.

The man later related that he wanted to go to detox, but was angry that someone at the nightclub had caused his face to get scratched up.

July 14

Trespass II, Tampering With Evidence, Attempted UP Meth Arrest
Parking Structure One
Officer Chris Fischer observed a nonstudent who walked across the third floor of Parking Structure One with a meth pipe. She concealed the pipe and it broke, cutting her buttocks. AMR arrived to remove the broken glass. After AMR removed the pipe, she concealed the remaining broken pipe in her cavity. With her was another nonstudent who was cited for Criminal Trespass II.

Warrant Arrest
Southwest Park Avenue and Montgomery Street
At approximately 4:13 p.m. Sergeant Michael Anderson, Officer David Baker and others contacted a man sleeping at the fountain. The man identified himself as Antonio Tolman and was found to have a felony warrant for methamphetamine. Officers arrested Tolman.

July 15

Broken Car Window
Parking Structure One
Sergaent Anderson responded to a report of a possible vehicle break-in at approximately 7:45 p.m. Anderson contacted owner of the vehicle who did not notice anything missing from inside the vehicle.

July 16

Patrol Information
A facilities worker reported new needles and caps on the grounds of the Helen Gordon Center. A resident of Stratford Hall reported people using drugs, possibly marijuana and/or methamphetamine, in the alley between the residence and Science Building One. Resident reported this activity as a multiple occurrence, beginning at around 9 p.m.

Attempted Unlawful Heroin Possession
Officers Brenton Chose and Officer Baker arrested nonstudent Samuel Cottrell for trespass. Officers’ search of Cottrell revealed syringes and cookers with heroin residue. Cottrell had an active PSU exclusion and was lodged at Multnomah County Detention Center.

Trespass Arrest
At approximately 1:25 p.m., Officer Gary Smeltzer arrested Ian Spencer for Criminal Trespass II. Spencer was in violation of an exclusion order for trespassing and narcotics possession and was cited by Officer Smeltzer.

Officer David Troppe, Officer Baker and Officer Chose contacted Peter Valerich on campus at approximately 6:44 p.m. Valerich appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. Officers issued him a PSU exclusion.

July 17

Bike Thefts
Stephen Epler Hall
Two students reported that their bikes had been stolen from in front of the building sometime between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The chains locking up the bikes appeared to have been cut.

Patrol Information
Dale Melton from U.S. Geological Survey in the Chase Building reported that at about 10:10 a.m., a male was hanging from an antenna located on the south side of the building. Melton yelled to the man, “What are you doing?” The man responded that the government is monitoring everything before jumping down and walking away. He left southbound.

Student Conduct
PSU McDonald’s
Portland Police Bureau officers were dispatched to McDonald’s on a report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance and threatening employees. Officer Baker contacted a student who matched the description between the Smith Memorial Student Union and Neuberger Hall. The student was visibly intoxicated and refused to show identification. At the time PPB declared there was no crime and the student was instructed to leave campus.

The student walked back onto campus and began running as CPSO approached him near the Millar Library. Running into Montgomery Residence Hall, staff recognized the student as a resident. CPSO referred the incident to Student Affairs for Minor in Possession.

At approximately 9:28 p.m., Sergeant Anderson and Officer Baker responded to the student’s room to standby while staff made entry into the room due to water leaking into a lower room. The student was found passed out on his bed. Unable to wake the student, medical help was requested. Medical determined the student did not need medical attention.

July 18

Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle
Parking Structure Two
Sergaent Robert McCleary and Officer Rominger responded to a report of a vehicle break-in on the second floor of the structure in the northwest corner. A student’s Toyota Corolla had a broken right side rear passenger window. Nothing was reported as missing.

July 19

Parking Structure One
Student reported theft of motorcycle helmet.

Criminal Mischief II
Millar Library
Officers Troppe and Smeltzer responded to a report of feces smeared on the walls of the first floor men’s restroom. The feces was found and reported at approximately 2:00 p.m. By the time officers arrived at approximately 2:21 p.m., cleaning staff had removed most feces from the walls and mirrors. No graffiti or written messages were detected in the smears.

July 20

Harder House
At 7:41 p.m. Officer Denae Murphy and Officer Baker contacted nonstudent Joshewa Fulton for having an open container of alcohol on the east side of the building. Officers issued Fulton an exclusion.

July 21

Marijuana Violation
Art Building
At 4:08 p.m. Officers Murphy and Baker contacted one student and one nonstudent, Christopher Heckler, for smoking marijuana in the parking lot of the Art Building. Violation was referred to Student Affairs.

July 22

Unlawful Possession of Heroin
Smith Memorial Student Union
Sergeant Anderson found two females in the single occupancy restroom on the first floor mezzanine of SMSU at approximately 6:59 p.m. One of the two females, Erica Budd, was arrested for Criminal Trespass II. After arrest, Officers Murphy and Baker found heroin and other paraphernalia during a search. Budd was issued an exclusion and lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center.

Update on Max Perry
Felony Warrant Possession of a Firearm
While riding in to work, Officer Fischer saw Max Perry waiting for a bus. Perry was contacted for having a felony warrant for possession of a firearm before taking off and running through campus on July 2. PPB and K-9 unites attempted to capture Perry, but he eluded capture. Fischer contacted PPB and informed them that Perry was boarding a bus. Police were able to catch up to the bus and arrest Perry for his warrant. Fischer went to the Multnomah County Detention Center and was issued a PSU exclusion.

July 25

Two Meth Arrests
Lincoln Hall
Officer Nichola Higbee and Officer Chose contacted nonstudents JoJo Brittain and Malia Moreschi, together in the single occupancy restroom in the basement of Lincoln Hall. Officers Smeltzer and Troppe arrived to assist. Brittain was in possession of meth and had a current PSU exclusion. Moreschi had a baggie of meth as well. Both were arrested for Felony Possession of Meth and Trespass II.

July 27

Felony Possession of a Restricted Weapon
At approximately 3:59 p.m., Officers Murphy and Baker observed nonstudents Clayton Morse, Joshua Black and Shaun Dickinson loitering near the Science and Research Technology Center. Officers suspected that the males were waiting to buy narcotics. Officers surveyed them for approximately 40 minutes until they met with an unidentified male on the north side of the building. Officers were unable to see the transaction but were later able to confirm that Dickinson bought heroin from the male. Officer Peter Ward and Officers Marks assisted in stopping the men on Southwest 10th Avenue between Market Street and Clay Street.

Officer Baker arrested Morse for unlawful possession of heroin, felony possession of a restricted weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. Morse was flagged as a “serious threat” to law enforcement and was carrying a concealed blackjack. Morse was in possession of a bindle of heroin, which was purchased from the unidentified male. Officer Baker arrested Black for unlawful possession of heroin. Black was in possession of multiple syringed and cookers with heroin residue. Officer Murphy arrested Dickinson for unlawful possession of a bindle of heroin, which he admitted to buying form the unidentified male. Murphy learned while interrogating Dickinson that the unidentified male was possibly named John and was possibly a PSU student. All were lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center and issued PSU exclusions.

July 28

Warrant Arrest
University Place Hotel lobby
At 12:40 a.m., Officer Shawn McKenzie and Officer Fischer were dispatched to a call of a woman attempting to use a fake credit card at University Place Hotel. Officers arrived and contacted Rhiannan Miller who was attempting to use a fake ID and credit card to purchase a room at the hotel. Officers were able to identify her with the help of PPB and their Integrated Ballistics Identification System. Miller was placed under arrest for three warrants, including possession of meth and one for theft II and fraudulent use of a credit card. Officers also charged Miller with possession of heroin, fraud II, fraudulent use of a credit card, identity theft, computer crime and criminal possession of a felony device.