Public Safety Briefs 9/14/18
On Sept. 7 at 11:20 p.m., while on duty in Hempstead House of Colonial Square, an RA smelled the odor of marijuana coming from a student’s room. PS responded and, upon entering the room, found two students inside. The students were questioned and admitted to smoking marijuana outside and stated that the odor had followed them inside. No marijuana was recovered and both students were issued referrals to OCS.
On Sept. 8, a Hofstra faculty member reported that his wallet had been stolen. The faculty member had left the wallet on his desk in the Hofstra Dome on Sept. 6 at 3:30 p.m. He reported that when he left, the door to the office was unlocked. Two days later, the faculty member discovered several charges made on his credit card and realized that the wallet had been stolen. Police assistance was declined at the time of report and a further investigation is being conducted.
On Sept. 10 at 7:40 p.m., an RA on duty in Orange House in the Netherlands discovered the odor of marijuana emanating from a student’s room. PS responded and upon entering the room observed the student and a strong odor inside. When questioned, the student said they had been smoking but denied smoking inside the room. No marijuana was confiscated and the student was issued a referral to OCS.
On Sept. 12, a Compass Group employee reported that upon arriving to work at 3 p.m., they had placed their headphones and belongings inside a room in Hofstra USA. When finished with work, the employee returned to the room and discovered their belongings were gone. The headphones were valued at $300. PS responded and conducted a search of the area, which proved negative. Police assistance was declined at the time of report.
On Sept. 13 at 10:30 a.m., a Hofstra faculty member reported that they observed two unidentified males in their class who had no reason to be there. The faculty member asked the males to leave, and they complied. PS conducted a search of the campus and the males were located outside of the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center. The individuals were asked for identification and proved to be non-students with no valid reason to be on campus. The males were escorted to the Hofstra Information Center and were banned from campus.