Public Safety Briefs
On April 4 at 7 p.m., PS received a call from an RSR about a male smoking marijuana at the bus stop outside of Colonial Square. PS responded and stopped the male, who was identified as a Hofstra student. The student was issued a referral to OCS and the marijuana was confiscated.
On April 7, a Hofstra student reported that his wallet containing his Hofstra identification card was stolen while off campus in New York City on April 6. A report was filed with Hofstra Card Services. The student denied police assistance at the time of report.
On April 8 at 3:30 a.m., a PS officer assigned to the main entrance booth reported that a white Jeep Cherokee drove past the booth without stopping to show identification. The PS officer radioed for assistance. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as a Hofstra student. The student was issued a referral to OCS for failing to comply.
On April 9 at 11:10 p.m., PS received a report that the odor of marijuana was emanating from a room in Utrecht House. PS arrived and upon entering the room found six individuals and all of the windows open. The individuals were identified as both students and guests. No marijuana was recovered. The students were issued referrals to OCS for drug abuse violation and guest policy violation.
On April 12 at 9:45 p.m., PS received a report that a male in the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center was yelling profanities. PS responded and confronted the male. The male was unable to produce any form of identification and stated that he was not a student. PS brought the male to the Hofstra Information Center for further questioning. NCPD was notified and responded to the location. After further investigation, the male was identified as a non-student and was reported NUMC for psychological evaluation. Later, the male was issued a letter banning him from campus.
PS – Public Safety
OCS – Office of Community Standards
NUMC – Nassau University Medical Center
NCPD – Nassau County Police
RSR – Resident Safety Representative