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Crime Blotter

Compiled By Morgan Kashinsky

Staff Writer

In order to keep the student body aware of occurrences on campus, the Pioneer compiles and publishes crime reports. The reports are public and are available to view at Public Safety. All names have been redacted for privacy purposes.

Sunday, Feb. 3

At 12:04 a.m., a busted sprinkler head outside a Winnick Dining Hall first floor refrigerator set off a fire alarm. The building was empty. The alarm was reset at 2:23 a.m. with the okay of the Chief of the Roslyn Fire Department.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

A robbery was reported at 2 p.m. that happened on Monday, Feb. 4 in Brookville hall. The incident was reported to the Nassau County Police Department as the Old Brookville Police Department does not have a detective to handle robbery cases.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

At 4 p.m., a public safety officer responded to a report of a damaged vehicle. A commuter student stated that she parked her vehicle on the west side of the Tilles Center on January 29 at approximately 7:50 a.m. She returned to her vehicle around 5:00 p.m. and noticed a note on her windshield. The note said ‘sorry I hit your vehicle’ and had a phone number, but no name. The student said she no longer had a copy of the note. She stated she may call the Old Brookville Police Department at a later time. She said her driver’s side rear bumper and rear corner panel were damaged.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

At 4:45 p.m. on February 6, a student reported damage to her vehicle while parked on campus. She stated that at 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, she had parked her car in the Brookville Hall parking lot, and her car was damage-free. She had returned to her car at 8:30 a.m. the follow- ing morning, drove to Hillwood commons and parked her car in the south lot. Around 4 p.m., she drove her car to the music rehearsal parking lot and upon exiting realized that there was damage to her passenger side front bumper. She stated that she was not sure at what location the damage had occurred, but that she was sure it had occurred on campus. She declined to file a police report, stating that she may do so on a later date for insurance purposes.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

At about 5:10 p.m. a public safety officer responded to the northeast corner of Suffolk Hall student parking lot for a report of damaged vehicle/property. A student reported that while driving eastbound through the student lot next to Suffolk Hall, he lost control and hit a university lamp post. Weather conditions were 30 degrees, with sleet. The roads were also covered with snow and sleet. The student reported that he wasn’t injured and didn’t want any police action. The vehicle had driver’s side front bumper damage.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

At approximately 10:45 a.m. a public safety officer on patrol between the Gold parking lot and the Green parking lot observed a car traveling at an excessive speed headed west on Pioneer Boulevard fail to stop at a stop sign. The officer put their lights on and the vehicle pulled over.

The officer asked the driver of the vehicle for their identification, and the subject identified themselves as a dorm student. The subject was issued a ticket.

Friday, Feb. 22

A bus on campus for an event at the Tilles Center, was blocking a turnaround on the North Side of the Tilles Center, and no vehicles could pass through. An ambulance, which was on campus for the event, drove over the grassy island in order to pass the bus. A second ambulance, belonging to Northwell, attempted the same path and became stuck. Pictures were taken, and the ambulance was pulled off the grass.

Saturday, Feb. 23

An incident of criminal activity took place on University Drive at 1:19 a.m. The incident was reported to the Old Brookville Police Department.

Monday, Feb 25

At 12:30 p.m., larceny was reported to the department of public safety to have taken place in the Alumni Office between the dates of Feb. 22 and Feb. 25. The investigation is closed.

Monday, Feb. 25

At approximately 5:24 p.m., a public safety officer responded to a report of a fallen tree branch in the administrative parking lot, which had caused vehicle damage. The owner of the vehicle said it had been parked in the same spot since midnight that day. The owner made arrangements through insurance to have the broken rear window fixed, and has requested no further public safety action.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

An drug arrest was made on campus in Brookville Hall at 3:40 p.m. The case belongs to the Old Brookville and Nassau County Police Departments.

Wednesday, Feb 27

An incident of criminal activity was reported at 5:45 p.m. to have taken place some time between Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 27. The investigation is closed.

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