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Crime Blotter

Last updated on Apr 13, 2015

By Brittany Lercara and Briana Longo
Contributing Writers

Underage Drinking
At 3:58 a.m., Nov. 17, a student called public safety and told them to report to Brookville Hall. A resident and two guests appeared to have gotten in an altercation off campus, leaving scrapes and bruises on their faces. It also was evident that the student and guests had been intoxicated. The three were transported to Glenn Cove Hospital for further observation.

On Nov. 24, at 4:52 a.m., public safety received a call from Riggs Hall.
A female student was seen being carried to her dorm by a male and another female, it appeared the student was intoxicated. When the Public Safety officer arrived, the female could not walk without falling, seemed very confused at what was going on and was slurring her words. An EMS was called and transported the underage drinker to Glenn Cove Hospital. The identities of the two who brought the female back to her dorm are still unknown.

Public Safety was called to Brookville Hall at 3:15 a.m., on Nov. 11 because two male students were seen in a fight. Before Public Safety arrived, both males left the scene.

Fire Alarm
The fire alarm went off in Nassau Hall at 10:54 p.m., on Nov. 18 in the girls’ bathroom on the second floor of Nassau Hall. Heat from a curling iron caused the alarm to go off. The alarm was reset at 11 pm that same night.

Marijuana Usage
On Nov. 1, at 2:37 a.m., a student from Riggs Hall called Public Safety with complaints of smelling marijuana from the next room. On arrival Public Safety asked the student if he were smoking in the dormitory. The student stated that he was previously smoking earlier and the smell was still on his clothes. A bowl was confiscated from the student.

At approximately 3:33 p.m., on Oct. 23, Public Safety was called to Riggs Hall for a complaint about contraband. Public Safety conducted a search and found paraphernalia. Neither of the residents of the dorm were available during the search, being that both students were under 21, the material was confiscated.

Vehicle Damage
On Oct. 18, at 1:20 p.m., a student called Public Safety office with complaint of damage to her car. Student who called was rear-ended in the back right of the car by a female driving a green car. The incident took place in Upper Hillwood parking lot, and the female driving the green car left the scene.

A theft of $50 took place in Brookville on Oct .9 and was reported at 9:35 a.m. that day. Public Safety conducted an
audit that resulted in showing four separate entries into the dorm room during the time both students claim to be in class. Neither resident has any information on who entered the room, and have been advised code sharing is prohibited. The $50 is still missing.

On Oct. 14, at 3:53 p.m., Public Safety officers questioned three resident students about graffiti and soap that was spread along the walls in the Brookville dormitory. All students claimed to have no knowledge of the activity and denied having any part. Students were advised about damage the vandalism could cause.

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