Police respond to multiple reports of intoxication

By Raquel Sosa-Sanchez
Columnist

Student discovers hate speech on keyboard in STEM

On Feb. 14 at approximately 3:44 p.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Green Hall regarding criminal mischief.

Upon arrival, Campus Police met with the assistant director of Information Technology, who reported that he was told by a professor that an unknown student had rearranged keys on a computer keyboard in one of the multiple computer labs in the STEM Building to read the words “NIGER” and “MEXICAN GOD.”

Campus Police was provided a room schedule and photographs of the keyboard. Campus Police then spoke with the advising professor on the matter. The professor told them that a student pointed out the keyboard to him soon after he arrived to class at approximately 8 a.m.

There are currently no suspects in this investigation.

CA reports intoxicated student in Wolfe Hall

On Feb. 23 at approximately 1:14 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Wolfe Hall on the report of an intoxicated person. Upon arrival, the Police discovered a female individual sitting in a chair in the lounge on a floor in Wolfe Hall.

The individual was seen sitting upright, conscious and alert. A community adviser stated that she saw the individual staggering up the stairs and brought her to the Wolfe Hall lobby for evaluation.

While speaking to the female individual, who was confirmed to be a student and resident of Wolfe Hall, Campus Police detected an odor of alcohol emanating from her breath. The student’s speech was slow and slurred, according to reporting officers.

Campus Police asked the student if she had consumed any alcoholic beverages. The student then stated that she had consumed multiple mixed drinks.

TCNJ Emergency Medical Services arrived on scene to evaluate the student. She was then cleared and allowed to return to her room. The student was issued a “B” summons for possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages in a public place or motor vehicle by a person under legal age.

Campus Police discover intoxicated female in Wolfe Hall

On Feb. 24 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Wolfe Hall on the report of an intoxicated person. Upon arrival, Campus Police discovered a female student laying on the floor in front of Wolfe Hall’s rear lobby elevators. The student was accompanied by multiple other female students.

Upon questioning, she was unresponsive and her speech was incomprehensible. Campus Police detected the odor of alcohol emanating from her breath, as well as vomit on her shirt, pants and the floor where she was laying.

Campus Police questioned two of the accompanying students, who they stated that their unconscious friend had consumed multiple mixed drinks at an unknown off-campus house party.

The CA at the scene stated she saw the female student laying on the floor and throwing up on the Wolfe Hall rear lobby elevators. The CA then proceeded to call Campus Police.

TCNJ Emergency Medical Services arrived on scene and evaluated the student. She was transported to a nearby medical facility for further evaluation.

Campus Police did not issue a “B” summons for possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage by person under legal age due to the level of intoxication of the student. Campus Police reported that she will be issued the summons at a later date.

Intoxicated male vomits in Wolfe Hall

On Feb. 24 at approximately 3:05 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to a men’s room on one of the floors of Wolfe Hall on an intoxicated persons call.

Upon arrival, a male individual was seen sitting up on the floor inside the hallway doors, being evaluated by TCNJ EMS. The individual, confirmed to be a student, appeared to be alert and conscious.

The student told Campus Police that he had consumed nine Bud Light beers at an off-campus location. He was initially found by a female student who stated that she found him lying on the floor outside of her room, having already vomited.

The male student vomited a second time while being evaluated by TCNJ EMS. When asked if he wanted to be transported to a hospital for further evaluation, the student stated that he did not.

TCNJ EMS determined that the student was able to return to his room for the evening. The student was then issued a “B” summons for possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage by person under legal age.

Theft occurs at Campus Town Fitness Center

On Feb. 26 at approximately 9:15 p.m., Campus Police met with a male student who wanted to report a theft from the Campus Town Fitness Center.

The student stated he arrived at the Fitness Center at approximately 7:45 p.m. and proceeded to the men’s locker room. He stated that he rolled up his wallet in his jacket and placed the items in a locker without a lock.

He went back to the locker at approximately 8:45 p.m. to take his belongings from the unlocked locker. Upon exiting the Fitness Center, the student checked his wallet and found that all his cash was missing from his wallet.

He reported that he had $80 in all 20-dollar bills prior to the theft. He notified the front desk attendant before leaving and proceeded to TCNJ Campus Police Headquarters to report the theft. The student advised Campus Police that nothing else was missing from his wallet. The case is currently still open for investigation.

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