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Public Safety Briefs 11/30/18

Public Safety Briefs 11/30/18

On Nov. 10 at 2 p.m., during the Oceanside High School vs. Farmingdale High School football game at the James M. Shuart Stadium, a spectator was observed yelling and acting disruptive. When asked to be quiet, he refused. The individual was then escorted to the Hofstra Information Center where he was banned from campus and released.

On Nov. 12 at 2:20 p.m., a Hofstra student reported to PS that sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 he had parked his vehicle in the Colonial Square east parking lot. When he returned at 2 p.m., he discovered that there were several key scratch marks on the vehicle. NCPD assistance was declined at this time. An investigation is being conducted into this matter. 

On Nov. 24 at 2:20 p.m., during a football game in the James M. Shuart Stadium, four males were observed engaging in loud behavior. While walking down a ramp in the stadium, the individuals were being verbally abusive. PS and section eight security attempted to escort the males out. Three of the males left compliantly but one did not. The male became disorderly and was put into restraints. The male was then taken into the Hofstra Information Center and was banned from campus.

On Nov. 29 at 12:05 a.m., the fire alarm was activated in Bill of Rights Hall. The UFD came with PS to investigate the building. During a search of the building, it was determined a vape had activated the fire alarm in a room. The resident of the room was issued a referral to OCS.

On Nov. 29 at 6:15 p.m., PS received a report that an unidentified male was soliciting religious information and causing students to feel uncomfortable. PS responded and identified the male as a non-student. The male was escorted to the Hofstra Information Center, where he was banned from campus. 

On Nov. 29 at 10:25 p.m., PS received a report that the odor of marijuana was emanating from a room in Vander Poel Hall. PS responded and when questioned, the student admitted to rolling a joint. He voluntarily opened a box with marijuana paraphernalia, which contained rolling papers, two lighters, a grinder, small pipes and a small container with marijuana residue. The items were confiscated and were taken to the Hofstra Information Center. The male was issued a referral to OCS. 

Key:

PS: Public Safety

OCS: Office of Community Standards

NCPD: Nassau County Police Department

UFD: Uniondale Fire Department

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