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Police Blotter

February 2019

Fire Alarm/Medical Call – Main Hall – Feb. 4, 7:41 p.m.

Police were dispatched to Main Hall on Feb. 4 at approximately 7:41 p.m. for a medical call. Upon arrival, a large number of individuals were standing outside of the building as the fire alarm had been activated by an unknown individual. The Fire Department arrived on scene and deactivated the alarm after conducting a walkthrough of the building. In the meantime, police tended to the medical emergency. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

January 2019

Fire Alarm Activation – Physical Education Center – Jan. 31, 3:12 p.m.

Police were dispatched to the Physical Education Center on Jan. 31 at 3:12 p.m. for a fire alarm. The building was evacuated and canvassed for the detection of smoke. The Fire Department arrived on scene and found no indication of fire. There was a problem resetting the alarm panel and fire watches were conducted on the building until the panel could be repaired.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Lot #4 – Jan. 30, 12:56 p.m.

An individual parked her vehicle in lot #4. Upon returning to the vehicle after class, she found that it had been hit by another vehicle. The front and rear, right-side passenger doors of her vehicle were damaged.

Suspicious Person – Main Hall – Jan. 30, 5:58 p.m.

Police were dispatched to Main Hall on the report of a harassment complaint. A faculty member reported that a male entered her classroom yelling that someone in the class owed him money. She felt threatened by his behavior and notified police.  The male then left the room and was joined in the hallway by two other males. The three individuals left the hallway before police arrived. A search of the area yielded negative results.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Lot #1 – Jan. 29, 7:59 a.m.

The driver of Vehicle #1 failed to come to a complete stop at the stop sign in Parking Lot #1 before proceeding forward and struck Vehicle #2 which was turning left into Lot #1. Vehicle #1 sustained a separated front bumper and left front headlight. Vehicle #2 sustained a moderately sized dent to the driver’s side door. No injuries were reported.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Parking Lot #4 – Jan. 28, 9:49 a.m.

The driver of Vehicle #1 pulled out of a parking spot and struck the front bumper of the unoccupied Vehicle #2. Vehicle #1 sustained moderate damage to the right-side, rear passenger door, as well as a flat, right, rear tire. Vehicle #2 sustained substantial damage to the front bumper. Vehicle #2 needed to be towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Lot #4 – Jan. 28, 11:56 a.m.

Vehicle #1 was parked and occupied when it was struck by Vehicle #2 which attempted to pull into a parking space. The driver of Vehicle #2 said he misjudged the space between both vehicles. Vehicle #1 sustained minor scratches on the passenger, front bumper and Vehicle #2 sustained minor scratches on the passenger, front bumper. No injuries were reported.

Assist Citizen – Lot #1 – Jan. 28, 8:07 p.m.

An individual reported to police that he received an alert on his phone that there was a disturbance with his vehicle which was parked in Lot #1. The vehicle’s owner said that when he reached his vehicle to check the disturbance, he noticed a crack on the driver’s side windshield.

Motor Vehicle Accident – College Drive East – Jan. 22, 9:33 a.m.

Vehicle #1 was traveling east on College Drive East when it was struck by Vehicle #2 which pulled out of Lot #1. Vehicle #1 sustained minor damage to the front bumper near the driver’s side wheel. Vehicle #2 sustained major damage to the bumper. Vehicle #2 was towed off campus. No injuries were reported.

Theft – Raritan Hall – Jan. 17, 11:14 a.m.

A staff member reported that two fire extinguishers were taken from Raritan Hall.  They were in place on Dec. 11, 2018 but have since gone missing.

Arrest – College Center – Jan. 9, 4:59 p.m.

Police made contact with an individual in regard to a smoking violation. The individual was asked several times for his pedigree information, to which he refused to comply with the requests. Police then took him into custody. He was processed and released on a summons.

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