Students in trouble for ‘parkour’ tricks, scratches on vehicle

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Three males were witnessed jumping over vehicles at 10:05 p.m. on Monday Sept. 27 in Lot 8. When the officer arrived and asked what they were doing, they stated that they were jumping around walls of the parking garage and doing various “tricks” and jumps, according to reports. This activity is known as “parkour.” Further investigation revealed scratches and footprints on the hood and roof of a vehicle. The footprint on the car matched the tread on one of the male’s sneakers. He was then handcuffed and transported to the College’s Police Headquarters for processing. He received a court date and a summons for criminal mischief. He was released on his own recognizance.

A male spoke with officers at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday Sept. 28 at Campus Police Headquarters regarding an assault that occurred at Travers Hall on Sept. 22, in which he was arrested for. He told the officer he had been “having words” with another male after hearing him make negative comments about his girlfriend. An altercation ensued and the other male suffered several injuries, reports said. Because of the severity of the injuries, the accused male was charged with aggravated assault.

A fire extinguisher was found empty in its wall case at 9:15 a.m. on Monday Sept. 20 on the top level of Lot 9. The plastic cover for the case was broken, police said. The College’s office of Risk, Occupational Safety and Environmental Services was notified and replaced the extinguisher. The cabinet is valued at $25 while extinguisher refill cost was $20.

An officer was dispatched at 6 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 25 to the employee parking side of the first floor of Lot 8. A Building Services worker had gone to start a vehicle used to set up and take down tables and chairs for campus events, when she noticed the rear window had been broken, police said. The officer observed broken glass on the roadway and a shattered window on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

An intoxicated female was found at 1:35 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 25 sitting on the sidewalk behind Cromwell Hall supported by another student. She tried to stand when an officer approached, but had difficulty balancing. According to reports, the student denied having any form of identification. The student who had been assisting her informed the officer that the female did have her College ID in hand, but was sitting on it. She refused to give the officer the ID and Lion’s EMS arrived to evaluate her. She admitted to consuming beer off campus.

An intoxicated male was found at 2:10 a.m. on Wednesday Sept. 29 in the men’s bathroom of the sixth floor of Wolfe Hall. The individual was alert and conscious but seemed unstable when attempting to stand, police said. He smelled like alcohol and said he had consumed shots of vodka. While Lion’s EMS evaluated him, he began to vomit. Pennington Road EMS then arrived and transported him to Capital Health Systems at Mercer. He was issued a summons.

A black wristlet was reported stolen at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 26. According to reports, the female victim said someone removed her wristlet from the New Library Café at 11 p.m. and searches for it were unsuccessful.

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