Attempted burglary on Pennington Road

On Wednesday, Sept. 14 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Campus Police was contacted to report an attempted burglary at a house on the 1900 block of Pennington Road. Police observed that the front door handle was bent at an angle as if someone had attempted to remove it. Reports say there were also multiple marks and cracks on the side door of the garage. Both doors were still locked and secured. There is no further information at this time.

On Thursday, Sept. 22, a female student met with an officer to file a theft report for a missing Apple MacBook Pro, valued at $1,318 with its case and cover. She said she left the laptop in the New Residence Hall main lounge after attending a meeting there around 12:30 p.m. the day before. Police say that the student realized on Thursday that she had forgotten her laptop, but when she went to the hall office, she was told it hadn’t been returned. The silver Apple Mac Book Pro is valued at $1200, the black Marc Jacobs laptop zipper case is valued at $78, and the pink Speck laptop cover case is valued at $40.

An officer observed a white male swaying while attempting to walk along Metzger Drive at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23. Another male was trying to help him keep his balance, but he continued to stumble from the curb into the middle of the street, close to passing traffic. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol upon contact. When the officer asked the male to produce identification, he began looking to his left and right and slowly backing away from the vehicle. As the officer began to exit the vehicle, the male ran behind the patrol vehicle and across the road in attempt to flee, according to the police report. He was taken into custody and transported to (the College) police department where he was processed and issued a summons. Police say the individual was not a student at the College.

On Friday, Sept. 16 at approximately 11:20 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Travers Hall on reports of an intoxicated female. Lions EMS was on the scene and evaluated the accused student. Police said she was alert and conscious and had consumed alcohol at an off-campus house. The incident will be referred to the Office of Student Affairs for unacceptable behavior.

On Sunday, Sept. 11 at approximately 3:50 a.m., an officer was sent to Travers Hall on a report of an unconscious, intoxicated female. The girl’s roommate said that she had been drinking beer earlier and was possibly passed out and unconscious in her bed. Police say that the officer found the girl lying on her bed, passed out but breathing on her own. The officer observed vomit on the floor next to her bed. Lions EMS arrived on the scene shortly after and assumed patient care. The girl’s roommate stated that the two had been drinking beer at an off-campus party. Pennington Road EMS arrived on the scene and transported the girl to Capital Health System at Mercer for further medical treatment.

On Saturday, Sept. 17 at approximately 1:40 a.m., police were dispatched to the Travers Hall second floor men’s bathroom on a report of an intoxicated male. The officer was met by a Residential Education and Housing staff member and the accused student. Reports say that the male student was vomiting in the stall and stated that he consumed too much alcohol and was not feeling well. Lions EMS arrived on the scene and evaluated the student. A summons was issued.