Cop Shop: Peeing to promote fire safety

On Saturday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m., a Campus Police officer was dispatched to Wolfe Hall’s fourth floor outside the elevators on a report of arson.

Upon arrival, the Community Advisor (CA) on duty said that another student notified him about the incident. The witness said while going to the shower, she noticed a pile of burnt papers on the floor.

Investigation revealed that persons unknown removed the stack of papers from the bulletin board and lit it on fire. It was unknown what was used to light the fire and it did not appear any accelerant was used.

The fire appeared to be put out by someone urinating on it. There is no further information at this time.

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On Thursday, Oct. 28, at 8:20 p.m., Campus Police officers were dispatched to Lot 6 on the report of a vehicle that had been burgularized.

Upon arrival, the owner of the vehicle said she parked her vehicle in Lot 6 at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 27.

When returning to her vehicle on Oct. 28 to get her bracelet that she left in the ashtray, she noticed the vehicle’s head unit sitting on her passenger seat. She did not know if the car was unlocked previously because she opened the car by herself.

The student noticed her bracelet was missing and that there was damage to the weather stripping above the driver’s door window.

However, her radar detector, sunglasses, radio including the faceplate and license, were still in the vehicle. The officers advised her to contact her vehicle’s insurance company to seek monetary reimbursement.

The total value stolen of the 14-karat gold bracelet with hearts and diamonds, a total of four to five karats, was estimated at a $1,000. There is no further information at this time.

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On Friday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m., a Campus Police officer took a statement from a female student who said that she left her 10-speed bicycle by the bike rack at Wolfe Hall unattended and unsecured on Oct. 25 at an undertermined time.

When returning to her bike on Oct. 26, she found it was missing.

The bicycle is about 10 years old with a gray plastic baby seat and multicolored spokes. The total value stolen is estimated at about $125. There is no further information at this time.

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On Monday, Oct. 25, at 2:20 p.m., a Campus Police officer was flagged down by the construction Site Manager for the Chapel. He said that he would like to report a theft of two trees that were planted on the side of the Chapel.

He left on Friday at 4:30 p.m. and returned on Monday to find the trees missing.

A search of the area was completed with no results. There are no suspects or witnesses and there is no further information at this time.