San Diego’s Very Own Tomatina
On December 4, Public Safety responded to a report of multiple vehicles in the University Terrace Apartments parking lot that had been vandalized with ketchup between 6:00 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. No permanent damage to the vehicles occurred.
Prejudiced Caller with No Life Persists
On December 6 at 8:30 p.m., an unknown person called the University and after a short interaction, made a slur towards a USD employee. At the same time on December 22, the person reached the employee again and s/he delivered another inappropriate comment.
At 4:22 a.m. on December 20, Public Safety responded to a report of a suspicious male subject observed removing food items from the surrounding trash cans before entering Copley Library. He was not affiliated with USD, and Public Safety advised him to leave campus.
On December 21 at 1:50 a.m., Public Safety responded to a report of a fire at Manchester Village. An investigation concluded that a shirt placed over a lamp caught on fire but a quick-thinking person at the scene put the flaming shirt in a sink and doused it with water. Disaster averted.
On December 22 at 12:58 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report that a female not affiliated with USD appeared upset outside University Terrace Apartments. Upon investigation, she claimed that she was attempting to contact a friend that she believed attended USD. She informed Public Safety that she had a knife in her pocket, which was confiscated for the safety of everyone involved. Public Safety then advised her to leave campus.
USD Maintenance Blows It
On January 6, Public Safety responded to a petty theft report and determined that an unknown person took a power blower from the bed of an unattended USD truck on December 20 at approximately 1:00 p.m.
No Napping in the LRC
On January 8 at 5:42 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report of a woman sleeping in the LRC who was not affiliated with USD. Public Safety advised her that she could use the library to study but not as a place to sleep.
Undergrad Drivers, No Survivors
Public Safety investigated a hit-and-run accident on January 12 in the Mission parking structure. They found that between 8:30 a.m. and 4:51 p.m., an unknown vehicle struck a parked car, damaging the passenger-side rear quarter panel.
Public Safety responded to a report of vandalism on January 27 at 11:35 a.m. An investigation determined that an unknown person had thrown an orange through a window of an office in Maher Hall, breaking said window.
For more detailed reports, please see http://sandiego.edu/safety.