Police Beat, Sept. 6-16

By Jessica Martinez

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 the case will be forwarded.

Sept. 15, 11:00 p.m. Officers conducted a check of the Fieldhouse. Damage was found done to the door on the west side of the complex. It appeared the damage was done deliberately and a vandalism report was taken.

Sept. 12, 4:00 p.m. A fire was set on the west side of Schauerman Library. A trash can was engulfed in flames. It appeared the first was intentionally set with multiple newspapers and a lit cigarette found in/around the trash can.

Sept. 10, 3:15 p.m. Officers responded to the second floor of the TA Building regarding a medical aid call. A female student experienced seizures. Paramedics were immediately notified and arrived on scene. The student refused to get transported to an area hospital and said she’d get assistance on her own.

Sept. 9 The police department was made aware of a tweet from a female subject. She indicated there would be a bombing on campus if she did not receive the classes she wanted. The female was identified and officers were dispatched to her residence. The non-student said she did not mean anything by the tweet. She was told she may be contacted by the Director of Student Development and was given a warning.

Sept. 9, 3:40 p.m. Officers responded to the library regarding a theft. A male non-student had taken property from students. There were four victims and items such as purses and cell phones were stolen. Witnesses identified the subject and he was charged with multiple counts of burglary and violating a court order.

Sept. 8, 3:25 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on Manhattan Beach Boulevard near Crenshaw. The vehicle had a modified exhaust system. The male non-student was driving on a suspended license. The officer allowed the subject to park the car legally but was issued a citation for driving on a suspended license.

Sept. 6, 11:21 a.m. An officer responded to North P.E. Room 52 regarding a medical aid call. A male student was exercising and his instructor noticed he looked faint and disoriented. The student fainted onto the mat and regained consciousness. Paramedics were called but the male refused to be transported to an area hospital and went to the Student Health Center.