PSU Crime Blotter

Privacy violation: Nov. 9
Park Blocks

At 3:08 p.m., Officer Denae Murphy and Officer Shawn McKenzie received a report from a student witness that a white male was taking pictures up a woman’s skirt as she sat in the Park Blocks. Upon being contacted, the victim said she was unaware of the occurrence.

Exclusion: Nov. 3
Science Research and Teaching Center

Officer David Baker responded to a report of a robbery in progress in the basement of UCB at 7:06 p.m. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the robbers were actually a group of students filming a robbery scene.

Detox transport: Nov. 4
University Center Building basement

At 6:06 a.m., Officer Jared Schuurmans contacted a man sitting on the loading dock of the SRTC. The man was highly intoxicated and wanted to go to the Hooper Detoxification Stabilization Center. Officer Schuurmans transported the man to a detoxification center without incident.

Heroin possession: Nov. 13
Cramer Hall basement

At 9:29 p.m., Officer Baker arrested Jonathan Watten, a nonstudent, for illegally possessing heroin.

Trespassing and methamphetamine possession: Nov. 14
Extended Studies Building parking lot

A student reported a stolen backpack to Officer Gary Smeltzer at around 2:40 p.m. The student said the bag was stolen from the Smith Memorial Student Union lounge.

Marijuana possession: Nov. 15
Broadway Housing Building

At 9:42 p.m., Officer Michael Anderson was dispatched to the third floor of the Broadway building because of reported marijuana smoke coming from a room. Upon contacting the residents, Officer Anderson seized two bags of marijuana and a glass pipe.Baker and Officer Murphy arrested a man, later identified as John Brett, for urinating near the southwest entrance of the structure. After a search, the officers seized several bags of marijuana, which together weighed more than an ounce. Brett was issued a citation, and a felony packet was completed and sent to the district attorney.