Laptop larceny and pools of vomit abound

On Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8:25 p.m., Campus Police were called to an off campus house where a student discovered that his living room and bedroom had been ransacked.  When the student heard a door open in his house, he thought it was his roommate. The student explained that his laptop and backpack were missing from his room and his Xbox and controllers were missing from the living room, totaling $2,430 in missing belongings. A TCNJ Emergency Alert message was sent to all students and staff about the event. There is no further information at this time.

On Monday, Feb. 25 police officers were dispatched to the Library’s 3rd floor on report of a laptop theft.  A student called the campus police at 2:05 p.m. after he had left his belongings covered with his coat in a study room in order to grab a drink from Eickhoff. After having closed the study room door, he came back to the door opened and his $2,000 17-inch black laptop gone.  The student searched every floor of the Library and could not find it, which is when he called Campus Police.  The officer that was dispatched spoke with students in the vicinity of the study room but no one had seen anything.

On Monday, Feb. 25 at 3:05 p.m., police were called to the Brower Student Center on report of a theft.  A student had set his belongings down in the hallway overlooking the College bookstore to use the restroom. He came back to his seat where his $1,000 Macbook Pro and his $500 Samsung Bolt phone  were missing from their chargers.  Students in the area were questioned and knew nothing of the theft. The student was then taken to Campus Police to submit his laptop’s serial number and was prompted to contact Campus Police with his phone’s serial number. This information would be submitted into N.J.’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) in the event that his belongings are found.

On Saturday, March 2 at 1 a.m. Campus Police were dispatched to the second floor men’s bathroom in Travers Hall where a male student was reported to be vomiting. The student was alert and conscious, but admitted to consuming four shots of vodka in one hour.  He was issued a summons for underage drinking.

On Sunday, March 3 at 2 a.m., police were called to a Travers Hall room on report of an intoxicated female student. When police arrived, the student was found lying in a puddle of her own vomit with her eyes closed. Police asked if she knew her location, and she answered “I’m fine.” Lions EMS evaluated her condition. According to reports, the student and her friend had consumed six shots of vodka each. The student was transported to Capital Health System-Hopewell Campus.  She was issued a summons for underage drinking.