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Crime blotter

Ondine oddities
In an incident reported to campus police, a female tenant of the Ondine found four male adults known to be students intruding into her room at about midnight, Sept. 22. They propositioned her to have sex.

She told them to leave, but they did not. She went out of her room and locked her door from the outside. She then asked the resident manager for assistance. When they returned to her room, the men had let themselves out and were gone.

The unwanted man was a student who the manager had previously asked to leave because of incidents on an earlier date involving inappropriate comments and exposure. The man was not an Ondine tenant and had been told he was not welcome on the premises. Officers issued him a trespass for the Ondine only.

Vehicle rifled
Sometime between 8 p.m. Sept. 23 and 4 p.m. Sept. 24, someone broke into a vehicle parked in the garage of the University Center building parking lot.

The window on the passenger side was broken out and the trunk lock punched. A bicycle tire in the trunk was taken. Total damage for the break in and theft was estimated at $400.

Credit card fraud
A credit card number taken somehow from the credit card of a faculty member was used to make an unauthorized purchase in August.

The faculty member discovered the $50 charge after receiving a September bank card statement. The number user had incurred the charge by buying criminal background checks from a Florida search company.

The card itself was not stolen and the incident pointed to the danger of leaving documents containing credit card numbers unattended.

Flood of fliers
On Sept. 24, nearly a 100 fliers containing a picture of a faculty member along with derogatory comments were turned in to campus police. The fliers had been removed from the Education/Business Administration building and referred to a faculty member in the school of business.

Officers learned that similar fliers had been posted by an unknown person as early as last June but had been removed at that time by a business school employee.

The faculty member also had received unfavorable e-mail. University officials attempted to meet with an individual believed to be the perpetrator of these actions, but the individual refused to meet.