El Camino College The Union

Police Beat Oct. 3-15

By Chris Guzman

October 18, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Police Beat, April 27-May 3

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

May 8, 2013

May 3, 1 p.m. Officers responded to the men's locker room in the north P.E. building regarding a theft report. A male student left his belongings in his personal locker at noon. When he returned to the locker 40 minutes later,...

Police Beat, April 19-24

April 28, 2013

April 26, 4 a.m. Officers responded to a suspicious person call in the communications building. A custodian observed a male subject loitering near the building. It was discovered that the subject, non student, was sleeping in...

Police Beat, April 5-16

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

April 22, 2013

April 16, 10 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on Manhattan Beach Boulevard near the facilities department. The driver had made an illegal left turn off campus. It was found that the driver, a female student, was driving...

Police Beat, March 26-April 2

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

April 4, 2013

April 2, 11 a.m. Cadet was doing a patrol in Lot H and saw a vehicle parked with expired registration. The registration was checked through dispatch and it was discovered that the registration was expired as of April 2012. The...

Police Beat, March 20-26

By Karen Garcia, Staff Writer

March 28, 2013

March 26, noon. Officers spoke with a female student who had concerns about recent text messages that she had been receiving from a male who was in her study group in the past. The male was sending text messages to ask her out...

Police Beat, March 9-13

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

March 23, 2013

March 13, 12:33 a.m. Officer observed a speeding vehicle going southbound on Crenshaw and Redondo Beach Boulevard. The driver was talking on the cell phone and driving at 60 mph in a 35 mph zone. Officers stopped the vehicle,...

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