PSU Crime Blotter

Purse theft: Sept. 22
At 10:50 a.m. CPSO Officer Gary Smeltzer received a report from a student claiming her purse was missing and presumably stolen at the Dirty Nightclub on Northwest Third Avenue and Couch Street.

Alcohol and marijuana use: Sept. 23
Officer Jared Schuurmans was dispatched around 12 a.m. because of the smell of marijuana coming from a room in the Ondine Residence Hall. Upon entrance to the room it was discovered that students were drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana.

Prohibited bathing: Sept. 24
John Lynch was bathing in a men’s bathroom on the first floor of the Academic Student and Rec Center when Officer David Baker made contact with him. Upon questioning he was uncooperative; and it was discovered that he had a box cutter in his possession. Lynch has a history of assault, burglary and theft.

Menace: Sept. 24
At 12:30 p.m., a female student reported that a man in a car attempted to get her to enter his vehicle by saying they had class together. The student had never seen the man before and refused the offer. The man proceeded to circle around the block several times while watching her.

Possession of methamphetamine pipe: Sept. 25
Officer Baker was dispatched to the Peter Stott Center because of a man trying to gain access to a locker there. When approached, the man said that he found the key earlier and was trying to open the locker. He later admitted to carrying a crystal meth pipe in his backpack.

Bike Theft: Sept. 27
Officer Baker logged a stolen bike report on the south side of Lincoln Hall. The bike was secured by a cable lock and was stolen between 3 and 5 p.m.