A male student fell victim to a theft on Sept. 23 in the Student Recreation Center (SRC). At 5 p.m., he placed his belongings in an unsecured locker in the SRC bathroom. Upon his return, he found his cellphone was gone, along with the money in his wallet. The theft is still under investigation. Anyone with additional information can contact Public Safety at x5029. Students are reminded to lock up their personal belongings; locks are available from the gym check-in desk.
Public Safety was called to Lincoln Hall on Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m. to conduct a room search after receiving information that illegal drugs and paraphernalia might be present. When the room was searched, paraphernalia and suspected marijuana were collected. One of the two male residents admitted to possessing the illegal items. A knife and fireworks were also found. At this time, the Lawrence Township police were contacted and the student in question was taken into custody for further processing.
During the past week, Public Safety reported six additional instances where officers were called to investigate the smell of suspected marijuana, but were unable to pinpoint the location.
A female resident student in Switlik Hall was arrested for possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Public Safety arrived at the residence hall on Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. after receiving information about possible illegal drug possession in Switlik. The occupants of the room consented to a search where officers located a bag of suspected marijuana and a pill bottle that contained a suspected marijuana joint. Both female residents denied ownership of the confiscated items; however, the resident on whose side of the room the paraphernalia was found was taken into custody by the Lawrence Township police.