Police Beat, March 11-20

March 11, 4:45 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on Crenshaw Boulevard for a vehicle with tinted windows. The driver was a male student who was driving on a suspended license. The student was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license.

March 12, 8:37 a.m. Officers responded to the library regarding a medical aid call. A female student was having a seizure. Paramedics were called and they transported the student to a local hospital for treatment.

March 12, 9 a.m. An officer conducted a patrol check in the library and he observed a male transient who was walking with a blanket and was mumbling to himself. Officer’s detained the transient and the man said he heard voices telling him to kill himself. Officers determined that he was a danger to himself and he was transported to a hospital for a 72-hour psychological evaluation.

March 12, 11 a.m. An officer was waved down by a female student who said that another female student had been physically attacked by her ex-boyfriend. The boyfriend, a student, was located on the south patio of the Student Activities Center. He would not cooperate or comply with the officer. The officer requested backup in order to detain the male. When officers arrived they had a brief struggle with the man and then they were able to take him into custody. According to the report, his ex-girlfriend said that he dragged her off a bench and threatened three of her friends. He was arrested for battery, making criminal threats, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. He was booked by Torrance Police and will be referred to the Student Development Office.

March 12, 6 p.m. Officer responded to Lot L for a medical aid call. A female student, who was six-months pregnant, was experiencing abdominal pain. Paramedics were called and she was taken to a local hospital.

March 14, 11:40 p.m. Officers responded to the police lobby regarding a theft report. A female student had her phone stolen while she was in her dance class. She placed her cell phone in her backpack and put her backpack on the floor in the classroom. She left her bag unattended for about 30 minutes according to the police report.

March 14, 8:27 p.m. Officers responded to the north gym regarding a theft report. A non-student male reported that his cell phone was stolen. The male was participating in a basketball tournament hosted by El Camino. He left his cell phone on the floor of the gym for about 20 minutes while he stretched out. A report was taken.

March 16 7:18 a.m. Officers responded to the auto shop building regarding a vandalism report. A male staff member discovered someone had defaced the sidewalk with a black and red sharpie marker. Facilities were notified to clean it.

March 16, 8:24 a.m. Officer responded to the auto shop building regarding a burglary report. A facilities supervisor discovered some tools were missing from the building. The supervisor said he last saw the items on Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. before securing and leaving the building, according to the report. There were no signs of forced entry. This incident is still under investigation.

March 17, 4:57 p.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop in Lot D on a male, who was not a student, riding a bike and failed to stop at a stop sign. The man had a $30,000 warrant issued by LAPD. He was issued a citation and released.

March 20, 1:04 p.m. Officer responded to the pool regarding a medical aid call. A Cerritos College student, who was participating in a swim meet hosted by El Camino, slipped and fell on the wet deck and hit her head on a rail. An EC trainer examined her but she decided to receive care on with her own.

March 20, 7:12 p.m. An officer observed a female parked in Lot K sitting in her vehicle. When he approached her she stated that she wasn’t feeling well and that she might pass out. When paramedics examined her they found her blood pressure was low and they transported her to a local hospital.