‘Confused’ drunk student attempts to hitch a ride

On Jan. 21 at 3 a.m., a Campus Police officer on vehicle patrol observed a male student standing at the intersection of C Street and Metzger Drive talking to a stopped driver.

The driver informed the officer that the supposed intoxicated pedestrian had requested a ride to Cromwell Hall.

The driver told the officer the student’s speech was slurred, he was unbalanced, and he smelled strongly of alcohol.

Professional Staff arrived on the scene shortly after.

After being evaluated, the student admitted to consuming five to six beers at an off-campus party. Upon returning to campus, the student became confused of his location because he was new to the College, he told Campus Police.

There is no further information at this time. .

On Jan. 21 at 3 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to New Residence Hall on report of the consumption of alcohol by a minor.

When the officer arrived, Lions’ EMS was on the scene. According to Lions’ EMS, a friend of the minor had flagged down the ambulance and requested assistance for his friend.

At the time, the partially conscious minor was lying on the floor of the bathroom.

Pennington Road EMS, professional staff and an unidentified bystander also arrived to offer assistance. The intoxicated minor was transported by Pennington Road EMS to Capital Health Systems Mercer Medical Center for further medical aid.

There is no further information at this time.

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On Jan. 21 at 5:45 p.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Eickhoff Hall Dining Area on report of a stolen cell phone.

Upon arrival, the officer was informed that the property stolen was a black touch screen AT&T “Tilt” cell phone valued at $300.

The owner informed the officer that the phone was stolen when she went to get salad dressing.

She placed the cell phone down when picking up a salad bowl.

Upon realizing she forgot the phone, she returned to the salad counter only to find the phone missing.

There are currently no suspects regarding the crime.

There is no further information at this time.

Katie Brenzel can be reached at brenzel2@tcnj.edu.