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A student reported to Campus Police on Thursday, April 3 at 10 a.m. and said that his vehicle was sprayed with whipped and shaving creams while it was parked in Lot 11A.

Between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, person(s) unknown sprayed whipped and shaving creams on his vehicle.

He cleaned off the vehicle, and the damage was not observed by Campus Police. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

Campus Police was dispatched to Forcina Hall for a report of an intruder inside an office on Friday, April 4 at 1:20 p.m.

Upon arrival outside of the child study area, a witness pointed to the suspect and said that he was the person who was found inside her office.

The suspect was observed about 50 feet away and was described as a black man, approximately 5’10,” with short brown hair and wearing a long tan jacket.

The man was told to stay where he was, but he started to run. Campus Police officers followed close behind, as the man ran back into Forcina towards the classrooms.

Campus Police stopped the man and asked him for identification. He said that he had none. He was placed under arrest, handcuffed, searched and brought back to Campus Police headquarters.

The witness claimed that she left her office and then returned to find the suspect behind her desk going through her drawers.

She asked him what he was doing and he replied that he had been sent to get some boxes. She then called Campus Police. She said her purse had been looked through, but nothing was missing.

Campus Police returned to their offices where the suspect was read his rights and advised that he would be charged with burglary. He was processed and a warrant was prepared. While waiting for court personnel to return calls to set bail, the suspect informed Campus Police that he was a diabetic and needed his medication. Attempts were made to contact his family, but no one could be reached.

At approximately 6:30 p.m., the suspect said that he was not feeling well and was transported to Mercer Medical Center by Campus Police and two members of Lions EMS. The suspect said that he was HIV positive at this time and he was in need of his cocktail.

After being treated for diabetes, he was informed by emergency personnel that his sugar was O.K., and he was released from the hospital at 9:30 p.m.

At this time, the suspect was brought back to Campus Police and the warrant was taken along with a probable cause statement and commitment papers.

The court administrator signed the documents. Bail was set at $3,500. The suspect was not able to make bail. At this time, Mercer County Correctional Facility was contacted.

A student of the College came to Campus Police to report a missing vehicle on Friday, April 4 at 5 p.m.

The vehicle, which was parked in Lot 6A, was last seen before 7 p.m. on March 30. A check of the lot was completed with no result.

Campus Police drove around the parking lots looking for the vehicle but it was not found.

There are no suspects or witnesses at this time and the vehicle was entered in the National Crime Information Center.

Parking meters No. 13 and 14 were knocked down in Lot 8A. Campus Police officers were dispatched to the scene at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 to investigate.

Upon arrival, officers found the two meters lying on the ground.

They were still intact, just knocked over. The night maintenance man was contacted and was asked to bring a sledgehammer to the location.

When maintenance arrived, Campus Police knocked off the concrete and brick that was at the bottom of the meters’ poles so that they could be transported to Campus Police for safekeeping.

The meters were taken to Campus Police and the masonry department was informed of the incident.

The Office of Student Accounts was also notified. There is no further information available at this time.