Cop Shop

On Thursday, Jan. 15, a Campus Police officer noticed the College’s sign near the Browning Avenue extension was damaged.

Inspection of the scene revealed tracks indicating that a car coming into campus had hit the sign and turned to drive away from campus.

Further investigation led officers to the driver of the car, who said that at 7:30 p.m., due to ice and snow, the car skidded and hit a curb, some bushes and the sign.

The driver was charged with careless driving.

Sometime between Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, and Friday, Jan. 16, a portable CD player was removed from a bathroom in Townhouses East.

A search of the area revealed no clues. There is no further information at this time.

Sometime between Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, and Friday, Jan. 16, a Campus Police officer observed that a person had cut out a window screen in Townhouses East.

The individual had also broken safety latches on the window.

The screen alarm wires were out of the socket and the alarm had not gone off. A search of the area revealed footprints leading to the window.

A repairman was called to secure the window.

Access Control was called to fix the screen alarm and to see why the alarm did not go off.

There is no further information at this time.

On Jan. 6, at 11:05 a.m., Campus Police received a report about a theft in Bliss Hall.

An Information Technology employee reported that two computer monitors from Bliss Hall, and a video projector from Forcina Hall, were missing.

A search of the area did not reveal anything.

The value of the stolen items totaled $4,800.

On Monday, Jan. 19th, a resident of Centennial Hall reported that personal items had been stolen from her room. The person reportedly stole jewelry and paychecks from the resident’s room.

The officer suggested the resident call payroll the following morning about the stolen checks.

The total value of stolen items was valued at $144.

On Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 12:45 a.m., a Campus Police officer noticed a car failing to stop at the Browning Avenue stop sign.

The officer followed the car and observed the driver cross the center line of the road two times. The driver then made a right on red without coming to a stop.

The officer proceeded to pull the car over.

The officer observed a strong odor of alcohol in the car as well as the driver’s inability to hand over his driving documents steadily.

The driver stated he had been drinking earlier and staggered as he stepped out of his car.

When asked how much he drank, the driver said he had consumed six drinks in the last hour.

The driver also had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and swayed back and forth while standing.

The driver was taken to Hopewell Police Department and given a breathalyzer test, which returned with a .18 reading. He was was then arrested.

There is no further information at this time.