Police Beat, March 20-26

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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 but the she found that his messages were offensive and disrespectful. The female had not seen the him since Dec., 2012 and has asked the male to stop texting her. She is now forced to change her phone number.

March 26, 10 a.m. Police cadets patrolling in Lot H found a vehicle with registration tags that were not up to date. The cadets did a records check through dispatch and found that the registration had expired as of Sept., 2012. The vehicle was impounded for having expired registration of over six months.

March 21, 5:55 p.m. A male student came to the EC Police Department stating that he locked his bicycle with a cable lock at a bike rack on the east side of the book store at noon. When the male came back at around 5 p.m. he discovered the bike was stolen.

March 20, 8 p.m. Officers on patrol noticed a vehicle on Manhattan Beach Boulevard making an illegal left turn west bound from EC. Officers discovered that the license of the driver was expired. The driver was cited for driving with an expired license and not having any evidence of insurance.

March 20, 7 p.m. Officers were dispatched to Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Chadron Avenue regarding two males that were fighting. The two males were related and admitted that they had been fighting over a game of soccer. One of the males had kicked the ball and it happened to hit the other male’s car. Neither side wanted to prosecute.

March 20, 7 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the Social Science Building regarding a female complaining about pains in her chest and difficulty breathing. Upon the officers arrival they found the female setting at her desk trembling and stating she felt very cold. Paramedics were called in and recommended the female be transported to an area hospital for further evaluation.

March 20, 9:30 a.m. A cadet was performing a handicap placard check in Lot A near the Administration Office. Upon investigation, the driver stated he had mistakenly taken his grandfather’s placard. A record check was done and there was no record of a handicap placard issued to the driver. The driver was cited and the placard was confiscated.