Crime Blotter April 15–19

April 5

Drug and Liquor Law Violations

From March 16–April 5, residence staff reported one student under the legal age in possession of cannabis and six students under the legal age in possession of alcohol to Campus Public Safety Officers. The reports came from both Ondine and Broadway residence halls.

April 15

Attempted theft

At 11:44 a.m., CPSO responded to a report that the storage cabinet had been broken into in the landscaping yard behind the Viking Pavilion. Nothing was taken.


CPSO arrested a non-student at 12:53 p.m. who was causing a disturbance in the Academic and Student Recreation Center. It was later discovered the person had a warrant for their arrest.

April 16


At 8:57 p.m., CPSO responded to a report that students were being harassed due to their ethnicity in the Smith Memorial Student Union cafeteria.

April 17

Trespass / Arrest

At 7:44 a.m., CPSO arrested a non-student for trespassing on the second floor of the Blackstone Residence Hall.


CPSO received a harassment report from a non-student who was protesting the treatment of Falun Gong in the Park Blocks outside SMSU at 1:30 p.m.

April 18

Threatening Behavior

At 8:39 a.m., the Portland Police Bureau advised CPSO there was a woman armed with a knife threatening pedestrians around SW 11th and Montgomery.

Suspicious Activity

At 6:53 p.m., a student reported hearing a cell phone camera taking pictures in the second floor restroom of the Science Research and Teaching Center.

April 19

Fire Alarm

At 12:06 a.m., CPSO and the Portland Fire Bureau responded to a fire alarm at the Broadway Residence Hall. The building was evacuated. There were no reports of smoke or flames.