Crimeblotter: Nov. 6-13

Nov. 6

Most of a bicycle stolen
Epler Residence Hall

A Portland State Campus Public Safety officer was informed that despite a student securing a whole bicycle the night before, only the front tire and u-lock remained.

Trash bandit
Parking Structure 3

A PSU student had their passenger window smashed open to enable a bandit to steal a wicker basket full of trash.

Nov. 7

Gunshots and death
SW Park and SW Montgomery 

Gunshots brought Campus Public Safety Office and Portland Police to the south side the Vue Apartments. A person was found lying on the ground, apparently hit by gunfire. Officers provided medical aid, but emergency medical responders determined they were deceased. For more, please see this week’s feature story.

Racist vandalism
Ondine Residence Hall

A PSU student and resident of Ondine reported a discovery of graffiti reading “KKK” on their door.

Nov. 8

Harasser arrested
University Pointe

CPSO responded to reports of residents in University Pointe being harassed. The suspect was located and arrested for public indecency, harassment, and disorderly conduct.

Minors into marijuana
Parkway Residence Hall

A resident assistant contacted CPSO about four non-students who were underage and observed smoking marijuana.

Nov. 9

Stabbing outside Cheerful Tortoise Sports Bar
SW 6th & SW College

A bar fight turned bloody when a former PSU student and resident of University Pointe stabbed another PSU student at 8:04 p.m. The victim, whose injuries were non-life threatening, was transported to Oregon Health & Sciences University hospital. PPB officers arrested the suspect inside University Pointe after they ran from Cheerful Tortoise. For more, please see this week’s feature story.

Nov. 11

Jocks shocked
Men’s Football Locker Room

Around 10 a.m., CPSO was informed several lockers were burgled.

Purse stolen and recovered
Parking Structure 1

A student vehicle’s passenger window was broken, and the culprit stole a purse from the vehicle. The victim found their purse in the stairwell with nothing missing.

Warrant and a knife, maybe drugs
Parking Structure 3

CPSO contacted a non-student who the officers allege appeared to be using drugs. The interaction revealed the person had both a current warrant and a switchblade, leading to an arrest.

Grand theft auto?
Parking Structure 3

A person was seen with a silver Audi A4 which had no plates and a covered VIN. The car sped away. The Bureau of Emergency Communications later notified CPSO a silver Audi A4 was found in SW Portland.