On Dec. 5 at 3 p.m., a female non-student used a $20 bill to purchase food in the bookstore. Shortly after, the individual returned with a counterfeit $10 bill and was denied. The female then went to the Student Center cafeteria with a counterfeit $20 to get change and was denied again. The individual fled campus after others began to notice these suspicious actions. A search was conducted which proved negative. NCPD was notified and responded. Further investigation is being conducted into this matter.
On Dec. 6, a Hofstra custodian reported to PS that he had left his jacket in the cafeteria at 1 a.m. and when he returned at 2 a.m., he discovered that his jacket was missing. A search was conducted of the area which proved negative. NCPD assistance was declined at the time of report. .
On Dec. 7, a Hofstra administrator reported to PS that she parked her vehicle in Parking Lot Five at 9 a.m. Upon returning at 5 p.m. she discovered dents and scratches on the passenger side door. No witnesses were present and NCPD assistance was declined at the time of report.
On Dec. 8 at 5 p.m., three students in the Hofstra Fitness Center reported to PS that they had left their belongings on the right side of the far basketball court at 4:30 p.m. When they returned, they discovered that their wallets had been taken from inside their jackets. At 7 p.m., two of the wallets were recovered in a trash can along Colonial Drive. IDs were recovered, but all of the money was missing. NCPD assistance was declined.