PSU Crime Blotter

Bike theft: Oct. 5
University Pointe

Officer Denae Murphy received a report from a student whose bike had been stolen from the Westside MAX stop in front of University Pointe. A cable lock had secured the bike.

Heroin possession: Oct. 5
PSU Distance Learning Center

Holli Pinkston was found in the second floor women’s bathroom of the Portland State Distance Learning Center with residue amounts of heroin, needles and cooking materials in her possession. Officer Murphy, who found Pinkston, seized the illicit substances and gave her an exclusion from campus notice.

Public indecency: Oct. 6
PSU School of Business Administration

Around 9:59 a.m., Officer Gary Smeltzer received a report from a student of a white male masturbating on the third floor of the School of Business Administration, near the computer lab. When the complainant called CPSO, the male immediately fled the premises.

Firearm theft: Oct. 7
Parking Structure 1

Officer Jared Schuurmans was flagged down around 11:49 p.m. by a student who said his car had been broken into. His car was parked in Parking Structure 1 when two pistols, an assault rifle and 1800 rounds of ammunition were removed from the vehicle. Officer Schuurmans referred the situation to the Portland Police Bureau.

Disturbance: Oct. 7
University Place Hotel and Conference Center

Officer Robert McCleary responded to a report of possible car prowlers at the University Place Hotel. Upon arrival, Officer McCleary found two intoxicated males in the hotel parking lot. One of the men, a guest at the hotel, was asked to return to his room, and the other man was asked to leave the premises. Both complied.

Laser pointer: Oct. 8
Broadway Housing Building

At 12:41 a.m., Officer Gregory Marks saw the occupants of Broadway dorm room 651 shining a laser pointer into the parking lot adjacent to the tennis courts. Officer Marks tried to contact the occupants by knocking on the door, but no one responded.