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Public Safety Briefs, 3-6-2014

A fire alarm was activated in Breukelen House on Feb. 26. PS responded and found a trash receptacle on fire outside of room 1013. The fire was extinguished without incident or property damage. However, the fire triggered a slight smoke condition. The can was removed from the building. Uniondale Fire Department responded and deemed the fire suspicious. During a search of Breukelen House during the Feb. 26 fire alarm, PS found four individuals who had failed to evacuate. The smell of marijuana was strong in their room. In open view, PSOs discovered marijuana, two knives, a scale and several grinders. These were confiscated and turned over to NCPD. Summonses were issued to all four students.

An RA on rounds in Vander Poel Hall on Feb. 27 smelled marijuana coming from one of the rooms. The two residents were found inside when PS responded and both residents admitted to smoking when questioned. They also surrendered a small container with marijuana residue and rolling papers. Summonses were issued to both students.

A student reported to PS on Feb. 27 that upon returning to her vehicle parked in the CV Starr parking lot, she discovered a scratch and dent on the passenger side door. There were no witnesses and police assistance was declined.

Three nonstudents were found by a PSO in the 13th floor lounge of Constitution Hall on March 1. When questioned, they said they were guests of a resident who was not present. They were escorted to the HIC and banned from campus. Their host was issued a summons.

After Nonsense Humor Magazine was removed from their office, it was reported to PS on March 3 that club members had made remarks to several SGA senators and had targeted several individuals, including the one who reported the incident. The magazine has also created obscene photos on their website and Facebook. An investigation is being conducted.

During a Health and Safety Inspection on March 3, a folding knife was discovered in a room in Alliance Hall. Residents were not present but a summons will be issued.

A female student reported to PS that upon returning to her vehicle parked on the east side of Estabrook Hall, she discovered derogatory remarks in shaving cream on the front windshield. There were no witnesses. An investigation is being conducted.

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