On the morning of Nov. 26, Public Safety responded to a report of theft in the Bart Luedeke Center. A male staff member reported that on Nov. 25 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., a 6-foot-tall cardboard standee of Anchorman 2 character Ron Burgundy was stolen from the Rider Bookstore by an unknown suspect. The standee is valued at $50. The matter is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Public Safety.
Public Safety met with Lawrence Township Police at the General Services Building on Dec. 1 regarding a simple assault report. The female victim, a guest on campus, had a red mark on her neck. At approximately 7 p.m., a female suspect, also a guest, walked into the General Services Building, where she found the victim speaking with a staff member. The suspect became irate when she saw the two individuals together and threw a large magnifying glass at the victim. The suspect then left campus. The matter is still under investigation.
Public Safety arrived at Centennial House on Nov. 26 for a fire safety violation. Officers met with a male staff member who reported that plastic bags were covering a smoke detector on the first floor. During a search for more covered smoke detectors, Public Safety found a dorm room door open with occupants inside and a hookah on the floor, with the smoke detector in the room also covered with plastic bags. A male student in the room admitted to covering the smoke detectors. The matter has been referred to the Office of Community Standards.