Underage drinking and theft keep Campus Police busy

October 16, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On Sept. 27, at approximately 1:50 a.m., a Campus Police officer was dispatched to a men’s bathroom in Wolfe Hall on a report of an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, the officer observed the suspect, later identified as a male student, sitting on a shower seat and leaning over a bucket that contained red vomit, police said. […]

Student loses fake IDs, finds police summons

September 19, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On Sept. 11, at approximately 9:30 a.m., a Campus Police officer was dispatched to Wolfe Hall on a report of a found wallet. Upon arrival, the officer retrieved a brown leather Polo Ralph Lauren wallet, police said. The officer opened the wallet so that he could locate a state driver’s license in order to identify the owner. Upon looking in an interior pocket, the officer retrieved one New Jersey State Driver’s License and two identical Connecticut driver’s licenses. […]

Students drink their way through first week of classes

September 12, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On Friday, Sept. 1, at approximately 10:40 p.m., three Campus Police officers were dispatched to a men’s restroom in Travers Hall on reports of an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, the officers met with two community advisors. One of the CAs stated that he witnessed a male resident go into the restroom and vomit, according to police reports. […]

Street sign and bicycle thieves keep Campus Police busy

September 4, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On Monday, Aug. 28 at 1:15 a.m., a Campus Police officer was dispatched to the Soccer Complex, where a security guard observed two females carrying a Ewing Township street sign. Upon approaching the area, Campus Police observed a group of people alongside Metzger Drive, and at least one female carrying a street sign that belonged to the intersection of two roads in Ewing Township, police said. […]

Possession of weed prompts wild police chase

May 1, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

At approximately 11:33 p.m. on April 22, a Campus Police officer was dispatched to the Student Recreation Center on a report of an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, the officer met with a Community Advisor who stated that he was concerned about a student’s wellbeing due to possible intoxication. The CA told Campus Police that the student was attempting to locate his cell phone inside the rec center and searched with negative results. […]

Self-help book is smoking gun in fire investigation

April 25, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

At 8:55 a.m. on April 14, a Campus Police officer was conducting a stationary post on the north staircase of Wolfe Hall between the first and second floors. The officer heard a staircase door open above him, along with the sound of a lighter attempting to ignite. The officer immediately ran up the staircase and observed the sixth-floor doorway closing. There was a strong odor of burnt paper, according to police reports. […]

Students brush teeth with bottles of Jack

April 18, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

At approximately 8:10 p.m. on April 7, an officer was requested on reports of an intoxicated underage female at the Student Recreation Center, where TCNJ EMS was stationed for the Spring Concert. Upon arrival, the officer met with a female student who appeared intoxicated. The student had slurred speech, glassy eyes and could not stand up straight — all consistent signs of someone who is under the influence of alcohol, according to police reports. […]

Students take one down, pass it around, get arrested for underage drinking

April 10, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

Four Campus Police officers were dispatched to Wolfe Hall on March 27 at approximately 11:25 p.m. following the report of an intoxicated person. Upon their arrival, they spoke to a community adviser who said he observed vomit in one of the hallways of Wolfe Hall. According to Campus Police, the CA also stated that one of the residents approached him, advising there was an intoxicated person throwing up in one of the rooms. […]

Stop signs mysteriously stickered

April 3, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

At approximately 2:29 p.m. on March 10, a Campus Police officer was dispatched to Bliss Hall on report of five missing couches. Upon arrival, the officer met with a College staff member who stated that the couches were taken sometime between March 2 at 2 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. The staff member said two of the couches were in the first floor annex lobby and three of the couches were in the second floor annex lobby. […]

Scent of smoke puts student in cuffs

March 20, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On March 6 at approximately 3:35 p.m., two Campus Police officers were dispatched to Wolfe Hall on a report of a student setting paper on fire in their dorm room. The officers knocked on the suspected student’s door. When the student answered the door, the responding officers could smell a burnt odor in the air, according to Campus Police. The officers then observed a lighter and a piece of paper with burnt edges. The suspected student told the officers that he burns paper because he likes the smell of smoke, Campus Police said. […]

Cops encounter mysterious messages and missing markers

February 28, 2017 Brielle Bryan 0

On Feb. 19 at approximately 6:05 p.m., four Campus Police officers arrived at Lot 11 in reference to a suspicious vehicle that had been seen in the lot on multiple occasions. The complaint came from a female who stated she did not believe the person occupying the vehicle was a student at the College. Upon arrival, the officers could not find the vehicle. Campus Police then located the vehicle and figured out who it was registered to: a student on campus with the same last name as the one on the vehicle’s registration, Campus Police said. […]

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