Police Beat, Week of Feb. 23

By Jessica Martinez

Feb. 25, 4 p.m.
Officers responded to a call in the area around the Natural Sciences Building. A non-student male was harassing students. The non-student told officers he was on campus because he was interested in registering for classes. A pipe used to smoke methamphetamine was found. He was given a ticket for possession of narcotics paraphernalia and he was escorted off campus.

Feb. 25, 9:30 a.m.
Officers responded to a call at the Bookstore. The staff observed a student trying to return three books they had seen him take hours earlier. The student was arrested for petty theft and booked.

Feb. 24, 12:20 p.m.
A medical aid call was made at the Student Health Center. Officers discovered a student that was complaining of chest pains. He was treated at the scene and he was released to his family.

Feb. 24, 11:14 a.m.
Officers stopped a non-student on Manhattan Beach Boulevard for driving while talking on a cell phone. The non-student also had a suspended license. He was issued tickets for both citations.

Feb. 24, 10:10 a.m.
A medical aid call was made for officers to respond to the Planetarium and MBBM area. A female student was in her wheelchair and fell off the curb. Paramedics and officers arrived and assisted the student.

Feb. 21, 3 a.m.
Officers observed a male non-student scavenging through a dumpster. The officers discovered the non-student had a $560 warrant.