Police Beat, Feb.14-20

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

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Feb. 20. Officers responded to the third level of the Math, Business and Allie Building. A male student who had jumped the rail of the building was sitting on the edge. A staff member informed the officers that this was not the first time that the male student had done this. The male student was referred to the director of student development.

Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Officers responded to sidewalk in Parking Lot D, the visitors lot, regarding a welfare call. A female subject was seen lying on the grass and wasn’t moving. Paramedics were called and responded. The female was under the influence of alcohol, barely able to communicate and not in the condition to care for herself. The female was a non-student. The female was arrested for being drunk in public and was transported to the Torrance Police Department to be held for six hours and then released.

Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m. Officers pulled over a vehicle on Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Cranbrook. The driver made an illegal U-turn. The officer approached the vehicle and sensed a strong odor of marijuana. There were three males in the vehicle. The officers recovered a small amount of marijuana. The subjects were given a citation for their possession of marijuana.

Feb. 19, 9:20 a.m. An officer pulled over a vehicle on Manhattan Beach Boulevard just west of Lemoli Avenue. The driver made an illegal u-turn and crossed four lanes of traffic. It was found that the driver was driving with a suspended license. The driver was given a citation for driving with a suspended license and the vehicle was impounded.

Feb. 15, 1 p.m. Officers responded to the field house regarding a medical aid call. A male staff member that has diabetes was experiencing complications due to his condition. Paramedics arrived and examined the male. The male refused to be transported to the hospital.

Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. Officers responded to a medical aid call from the Social Science Building. A female student was experiencing a minor asthma attack. Paramedics were requested and they examined the student. The student refused to be transported to the hospital. The student was then driven home by a friend.