Crime Blotter May 11-May 18

May 11

Campus Rec Center
Officer James Dewey was dispatched to investigate a stolen backpack at 8:30 a.m. A white male was caught on camera taking the backpack from an unsecured locker. His picture was given to the Rec Center staff. They were instructed to call campus safety if he is seen again.

May 13

Medical Assist
Student Health and Counseling Services
An intoxicated male collapsed face-first near SW 6th and SW College at 3 p.m. SHAC employees helped the male; he refused detox and medical assistance. He was walked to the MAX station nearby.

May 14

Hit And Run
SW Broadway/SW Jackson
While on patrol, a student flagged down Officer Dewey at 2:15 p.m. on the corner of SW Broadway and SW Jackson. A note from a bystander was attached to the victim’s scratched and dented Toyota Sienna. The note included the license plate number of the alleged perpetrator.

May 15

Missing Person Located
Hoffman Hall, SW Side
Officers Chris Fischer and Kenneth Eugene contacted a registered missing person from California at 7:51 p.m. The officers told the person to notify the church he thought reported him missing.

May 16

Three Car Prowls
Parking Structure Three
Officer Gary Smeltzer took three car prowl reports at 11:40 a.m. Each car had broken windows. The crimes occurred between 8:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

A MacBook Pro was stolen from a car parked on the ramp between the first and second floors. A MacBook Air, iPod, North Face backpack and prescription glasses were stolen from a Toyota Forerunner parked on the northwest corner of the second floor. A bag filled with more than $100 of makeup was stolen from a Hyundai Elantra parked on the ramp between the first and second floor.

Video footage did not reveal anyone of interest.

Vue Apartments Garage
At around 2:40 p.m., a student reported the Diamondback Edgewood she rented from PSU Bike Hub was stolen from the garage between May 5 and 13, according to Officer Brian Rominger. The bike was purple with yellow fenders. The serial number was obtained from the Bike Hub and entered into the Law Enforcement Data System and the National Crime Information Center.

May 17

Parking Structure Three
Officer Dewey found two people sleeping on the outside of the southwest stairwell of the parking structure at 8:30 a.m. “Human waste, orange hypodermic needle caps, burnt tin foil and garbage” covered the stairwell. When Officer Dewey asked the two people what the paraphernalia was being used for, they said it was “just for weed.” They were issued exclusions and then left.

May 18

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Exclusion
Blumel, East Side
Officer Michael Anderson contacted an individual near the dumpsters on the east side of Blumel at 2:15 p.m. Reports suggested he was “tweaking and hiding in the area” for four hours. A bag of “crystal substance” was seized on scene. It tested negative for meth and cocaine on scene, but the bag’s contents tested positive for meth at the Campus Public Safety Office. The case will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office.