Security briefs

Side scraped

A female resident student was the victim of a hit-and-run on Thursday, Sept. 27.

The student contacted Public Safety at 11:38 a.m., reporting that her car had been hit. She said that earlier that morning at about 9:40 a.m., she was unable to locate a parking spot in the Commuter Lot so she parked in Z-Lot, the freshman lot. The victim did not recall if another car was in the spot next to her or not. When she returned from class, she noticed damage to the passenger side of the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing. Contact Public Safety at x5029 if you have any information regarding this incident.

Sick drinker

A male resident in Conover Hall was transported to a nearby hospital when he started vomiting after consuming alcohol.

Public Safety arrived at Conover at 10:10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, after receiving a call from a resident advisor, who reported that a student was throwing up. The officers located the room and observed the student sitting on a chair and holding a trash can with two bottles of alcohol on the floor. The student said he had been drinking, but not on campus. The four other male residents in the room also said they were drinking off campus but none knew the specific location of where they were drinking. All of the students were under the legal drinking age and were instructed by the officers to dispose of the alcohol in the bathroom. Public Safety then notified an ambulance for the student who was vomiting. The Lawrence Township Police have charged the ill student with underage drinking and all of the students were charged with a violation of the University alcohol policy.

Homework heist

Missing homework and laundry detergent tablets were at the forefront of a male resident student’s mind on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Public Safety arrived to the student’s room in Kroner Hall at 12:40 a.m. He said that he was in the process of writing an essay and had prepared a set of notecards. These notes were not on his desk when he returned from studying in an academic building. He told the officers that his roommate was not in the room earlier in the day or at 9:30 p.m. when the victim left to study. He also reported an unknown number of stolen Tide tablets. He reported that there were 72 tablets and he had only done three loads of wash. However, there were more missing than the three he used. The student claims to have locked the door when he left and has no knowledge of anyone else having access to the room. The officers noted that there was no sign of forced entry and after a search of the room, the items did not show up.

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