Security Briefs

Lipstick Jungle

Oh, the drama. On Nov. 8 at 11:42 p.m., Public Safety was dispatched to Poyda Residence Hall on the report of a disturbance. Upon their arrival, a female student was standing outside the building, and she asked if Public Safety was there to assist her. As the student walked the officers to the location, she explained there was a disagreement between her and another student regarding lipstick, phone charger cords and other personal belongings that had been borrowed from each other. When Public Safety spoke with the other student, she and her roommate claimed the suspect barged into their room demanding to know why she was being disrespected, and refused to leave. As a result, the first female was charged with disorderly conduct.

Backpack Drug

Aren’t backpacks for books? On Nov. 8, Public Safety was dispatched to Conover Hall for a reported smell of marijuana. Upon arrival at 12:10 a.m., officers met with three staff members, one of whom said she detected marijuana use and pinpointed the room. After an unidentified male exited the room and left the area, Public Safety knocked on the door and recieved no response. As Public Safety started getting paperwork together to search the room, both roommates showed up and gave permission for the search, denying that they had narcotics or drug paraphernalia. However, officers discovered alcohol in the room. Later, they found a backpack with marijuana in it, which the roomates were surprised about at first. Later, an occupant took responsibility for it. The backpack is currently being processed by the Lawrence Police Department.

Cash Only

Could’ve just asked if you needed a couple bucks. On Nov. 7 at 12:36 p.m., Public Safety was dispatched to the Science Hall on the report of a theft. Officers spoke with the male student victim, who said during his science class, he was seated in the rear of the room and had his backpack on the seat next to him. During the class, he moved to another seat and took his backpack with him. When he left class, he realized his wallet was missing and went back to the classroom. He found his wallet sitting on his original seat with all contents remaining, except his cash. This investigation is ongoing.

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