Paraphernalia in purse, toilet paper robbery and shoplifter busted

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Read about toilet paper thefts and shoplifters in this week's edition of Cop Shop!

A fake ID and a multicolored pipe were found when police took inventory of a black purse that was found unattended in the Business Building lounge at 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27. When the owner went to Campus Police to recover the purse, she admitted the contents of the bag indeed belonged to her, according to reports. She was arrested and released after being issued two summonses.

Campus Police observed a damaged parking decal while on patrol in Lot 8 on the night of Tuesday, Feb. 28. Upon further inspection they realized the decal had been tampered with and ran a vehicle information report that revealed the vehicle was not currently registered with a decal. The vehicle was issued two tickets and booted, according to police.

A suspicious male was seen roaming around Roscoe West Hall at about 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29. The male made his way towards Forcina Hall as Campus Police arrived, and when police told him to stop he took off toward the rear entrance, according to reports. He was caught outside the building and was found to have three warrants outstanding. He was transported to Helene Fuld Medical Center because he exhibited an unstable mental condition.

A large amount of toilet paper worth $1,200 was stolen from Travers Hall, Wolfe Hall and other buildings on the night of Wednesday, Feb. 29, according to police reports. There is no further information.

Students reported being assaulted by unknown males outside of the AIMM Building at around 2 a.m. on Friday, March 3, according to police. The victims said the accused fled to lot 6 before police arrived, and after canvassing the area police did not find them.

Police arrived at New Residence Hall on report of an intoxicated male on the night of Thursday, March 1, according to reports. Upon arrival they encountered the accused, who stated he had consumed vodka. After talking to EMS, the accused decided to seek further medical attention and was transported to Capital Health Systems.

A suspicious male resembling the suspect of two previous shoplifting incidents was reported to be in the Bookstore at 10:20 a.m. on Monday, March 5, according to police. On camera police observed the accused placing $465.35 worth of business textbooks in his book bag. The male was arrested and charged with three counts of shoplifting.

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