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November 2008

Concerned Student - Johnson Learning Center 11/26/08 12:59 PM
A student called the police regarding problems she is having with a former boyfriend. The student was advised of her rights and told to contact police should additional incidents occur. Open Case.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Blue Colt Drive/Technology Drive 11/24/08 01:19 PM
Vehicle #2 was backing up trying to negotiate the turn onto Blue Colt Dr. and struck Vehicle #1 causing damage to Vehicle #1's headlight. Closed - C.

Theft - Parking Lot #4 11/21/08 10:41 AM
An individual reported that she placed her backpack in her vehicle at 9:16 am and when she returned to the vehicle in approx. 1 hour, the backpack was missing. There are no known witnesses. Open Case.

Criminal Mischief - Physical Education Center 11/21/08 09:07 PM
A toilet paper dispenser was pulled off from the wall mount in the men's basketball locker room. There are no known witnesses or suspects. Open Case.

Criminal Mischief - Parking Lot #1 11/20/08 09:58 PM
An individual reported that while his vehicle was parked on campus between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm, someone slashed all four of his tires. Open Case.

Fire Alarm - Johnson Learning Center Rm. 108 11/20/08 09:17 AM
A smoke detector activated in room 108 which forced the evacuation of JLC. Cause of the amoke alarm activation was burnt bread. Upon arrival of the fire department, the alarm was reset. Closed - C.

Criminal Mischief - College Center 11/19/08 03:32 PM
A staff member reported that he heard someone scream and then shout profanities; he then noticed a hole in the wall in the area where the individual had been. Police were called and the suspect apprehended, his wounds treated and he was advised as to what charges would be filed. Closed - C.

Found Medication - College Center/PAC 11/19/08 02:23 PM
A container of medication was found at the College Center. There were no identifying marks as to who they were prescribed to. Closed - C.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Parking Lot #1 11/18/08 12:43 PM
Vehicle #2 was backing up and did not see Vehicle #1 which was traveling east in Lot #1. Vehicle #1 sustained paint damage to the rear driver's side quarter panel and to the rear rim. Vehicle #2 sustained substantial damage to the rear driver's side bumper. No injuries were reported. Closed - C.

ABC Violation - Outside Blue Colt Bookstore 11/15/08 01:00 AM
A bottle of brandy was found in the bushes outside of the Blue Colt Bookstore. Closed - C.

Arrest - Front of College Center 11/14/08 11:00 PM
A witness reported to police that she overheard an individual, later identified as being from Essex County, saying he was bringing a gun to the event being held at the College Center. The suspect, who was identified and approached by police, was found to have a weapon in his possession and was subsequently arrested. Closed A.

Medical - Lot #15 11/14/08 11:03 PM
While chasing a suspect, victim slipped and fell landing on his right hip, knee and elbow. He fell a second time while jumping the fence behind Chambers Hall where the victim injured his toe and right hand. Closed - C.

Medical - Parking Lot 15 11/14/08 11:03 PM
While chasing a suspect, victim slipped on wet leaves and fell to the ground causing injury to his left hand and wrist. Closed - C.

Criminal Mischief - Instructional Resource Center 11/13/08 07:27 AM
A staff member reported finding graffiti in the men's restroom located upstairs in the Instructional Resource Center. Open Case.

Dispute - College Center - PAC 11/12/08 09:10 PM
Two individuals were involved in a verbal dispute in front of the College Center. After speaking separately with the individuals, it was determined that no intervention was needed. Closed - C.

Hit and Run - Parking Lot #6A 11/12/08 02:15 PM
An individual was dropped off by a roommate at Headquarters to report that her vehicle sustained scratches to the front passenger's side bumper while it was parked in Lot #6A. She was assisted in properly filing out a self report and advised to call campus police if she had any additional questions. Closed - C.

Trepass/Theft - Blue Colt Bookstore 11/10/08 07:17 PM
A staff member observed an individual putting a item from the bookstore into his jacket. Realizing he was seen, the subject put the item back and left the store. He was subsequently apprehended. Closed - C.

Hit and Run - Parking Lot #1 11/10/08 10:00 PM
The owner of Vehicle #1 parked in Lot 1 at approx. 4:30 pm. Upon her return at 10:00 pm, she noticed damage along the passenger side of the vehicle including the fender, doors and mirror. Open Case.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Parking Lot #6 11/07/08 11:05 AM
Vehicle #1 was traveling north through Parking Lot #6 when it was struck by Vehicle #2 which was attempting to park. Closed - C.

Narcotics - Gazebo - L'Hommedieu Hall 11/06/08 06:45 PM
Upon retrieving a wallet, purse and backpack left at the gazebo, a bag containing marijuana was found inside the wallet. Open Case.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Parking Lot #4 11/05/08 12:25 PM
Vehicle #2 was backing up in an unsafe manner and struck Vehicle #1 causing front end damage to Vehicle #1's bumper. Vehicle #2 sustained minor scratches to rear towing hitch. Closed - C.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Parking Lot #4 11/05/08 12:25 PM
The driver of Vehicle #1 stated she was stopped behind Vehicle #2, when Vehicle #2 then shifted into reverse striking the front of Vehicle #1. The driver of Vehicle #2 stated she was stopped and struck by Vehicle #1 from behind. No injuries were reported. Closed - C.

Theft - Near Lot 7/Raritan Hall 11/04/08 12:00 PM
An individual reported that his NEXT beach cruiser bicycle was taken from the area near Raritan Hall and Lot 7. There are no known witnesses or suspects at this time. Open Case.

Theft - Library 11/04/08 10:05 PM
Two individuals attempted to take two books from the Library setting off the security alarm. Both fled the scene. One was later apprehended in L'Hommedieu Hall, the other returned upon request. Closed - A.

Lost/Missing Property - South II 11/04/08 12:20 PM
An individual reported that she lost her black and white bag in South II on 11/1/08. The bag contained several personal items. Open Case.

Theft - Parking Lot 1 11/02/08 03:48 PM
While walking back to his car, an individual reported hearing his anti-theft vehicle alarm go off. An individual was observed walking quickly away from the vehicle, carrying a large blue bag. Not noticing any damage to his vehicle, the owner left campus, only to return several hours later when he realized his medical kit was missing from inside his trunk. Update 11/7/08 @ 9:15 am - The owner reported several additional items missing from the truck. Open Case.