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Police Beat, Week of Feb. 2 and Feb. 9

By Thomas Schmit

February 24, 2014

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Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.--Officers responded to the library for a broken water pipe on the first floor, which caused large amounts of water to leak into the basement. Officers evacuated the building, notified the EC staff, and...

Police Beat, Week of Jan. 26

By Thomas Schmit

February 11, 2014

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Jan 26, 8 p.m. Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, a female non-student, had a $560 traffic warrant issued out of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Driver...

Police Beat, Nov. 12-18

By Chris Guzman

November 21, 2013

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Nov. 18, 3:30 p.m. A male subject was seen inside a parked vehicle in Lot L. He looked suspicious and cadets smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Upon investigation, officers learned he was a male non-student who claimed...

Police Beat Nov. 1-7

By Chris Guzman

November 14, 2013

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Nov. 7. Officers conducted a pedestrian safe walk enforcement for three hours form 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fifteen people were cited for failing to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk and two were cited for having a suspended license. Nov....

Police Beat Oct. 26-31

By Chris Guzman

November 7, 2013

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Oct. 31, 1:45 p.m. A male student said that he had put his belongings on a wooden shelf that was unsecured in one of the cabinets in the P.E. North Building. Upon his return, the student discovered his wallet was missing. Oct...

Police Beat Oct. 15-25

By Chris Guzman

October 30, 2013

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Oct. 25, 12:55 a.m. Officers were conducting a patrol, and found a male subject laying on the ground unconscious with his bike between his legs. When the subject woke up, he told officers he was on his way home but forgot where...

Police Beat Oct. 3-15

By Chris Guzman

October 18, 2013

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Oct. 15, 7:30 a.m. Officers responded to a traffic collision on Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards. A student was crossing in the crosswalk onto campus and was struck by a vehicle and sustained minor injuries. She offered...

Police Beat Sept. 19-Oct. 3

By Chris Guzman

October 8, 2013

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Update: several entries from this week's police beat have been corrected for clarity. Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Officers responded to the station regarding a female student making a report earlier that day. Another female student came u...

Police Beat, Sept. 10-20

By Chris Guzman

September 25, 2013

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Sept. 20, 3 a.m. A non-student was riding his bike across campus with no headlights. When police stopped him, they found he had a $30,000 traffic warrant out of Torrance PD. They issued a citation and he was released. Sept....

Police Beat, Sept. 6-16

By Jessica Martinez

September 19, 2013

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Sept. 16, 10:45 a.m. An officer responded to Lot L regarding a hit and run. A male student returned to his vehicle at 10:30 a.m. and discovered moderate damage to the driver's side. Another student witnessed the collision and...

Police Beat Aug. 30-Sept. 5

By Chris Guzman

September 12, 2013

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Sept. 5, 10:45 p.m. El Camino Police responded to a theft. According to a male student, he parked his bike and secured it to the bike rack outside of the Bookstore around 6 p.m. When he returned around four hours later, he discovered...

Police Beat, May 3-11

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

May 20, 2013

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May 11, 1 p.m. Officers pulled over a male that was riding his bicycle while simultaneously talking on his cellphone. There is a Los Angeles County code that states you cannot talk on a cellular device while riding a bike. It...

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