USD Crime Report (Mar. 2011)

Magazine Mongrels

At 8 p.m. on February 2, Public Safety responded to a report of two male subjects not affiliated with USD soliciting Union Tribune subscriptions to students.  They did not have permission from the University, so Public Safety asked them to leave with no further incident.  

Magazine Mongrels II: This Ain’t Kansas Anymore

Public Safety responded to a report of a petty theft on February 14 at 12:30 p.m. and determined that an unknown male subject approached a female student and solicited her for money for magazine subscriptions. The subject claimed he was a USD student, and the female student gave the subject $600.  However, there are no students registered with that name.

Radical Redecorating

Public Safety responded to a report of arson on February 25 at 8:30 p.m., when an unknown person set fire to a wall decoration and another resident noticed the fire and immediately extinguished it with her foot and doused the decoration with water. It left a small burn mark on the wall.

Armed and Loaded

At 11:39 a.m. on February 6, Public Safety responded to a fire alarm at San Buena Ventura and determined that it was activated by a resident smoking marijuana. During an authorized room search, Public Safety also found a pellet gun and confiscated it.

Duke of Hazard

Around 2 a.m. on February 10, Public Safety observed a non-student driving recklessly on Torero Way. San Diego Police arrested and escorted the individual off-campus.

Almost in the Clear

At 1:51 a.m. on February 12, Public Safety observed two intoxicated subjects exiting a cab in West Lot. Public Safety officers identified them as USD students and determined that they were unable to care for themselves. The two students went to Detox voluntarily and received judicial referrals.

The Karate Kid

At 11:22 p.m. on February 12, Public Safety responded to a report of vandalism and gave a student a judicial referral for kicking in a window pane in the door to Palomar Residence Hall

Pressing Problem

On February 16 at 11:35 p.m., Public Safety responded to a fire alarm. Upon investigation, Public Safety concluded that a student had activated the fire alarm while ironing a shirt.

Hotboxed Hotrod

At 10:11 p.m. on February 20, during a routine traffic stop on Torero Way, Public Safety officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle of two USD students.  They cited one student for being in the presence of marijuana and the other student for possession.

You Can Keep It

On February 16 at 10 a.m., Public Safety responded to a report of the petty theft of a student’s law textbook from outside of the first floor women’s restroom in Warren Hall.

Homerun Hemp

At 11:59 p.m. on February 24, Public Safety noticed a USD student’s vehicle with the door open near the softball fields, but the owner of the vehicle was not present. Marijuana was in plain view in the middle console of the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle eventually returned, and Public Safety gave the student a citation for possession of marijuana and a judicial referral.

Water Conquers Fire

On March 2 at 1:34 p.m., Public Safety responded to a fire alarm at Maher Hall. An investigation determined that the fire alarm had activated because the sensor was full of water. There was no sign of smoke or fire in the area, and no damage occurred.

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