Crime Blotter July 6-July 12

July 6

Bike Theft/Recovery
University Honors
Two bikes were found in the bushes on the west side of the Honors building around 10 a.m. Both of them were taken to PSU Bike Hub. A student later claimed one of the bikes, stating it had been locked up outside of Epler Residence Hall the night of July 5, according to Officer Brian Rominger.

Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle, Theft
A student flagged down Officer Rominger at around 5 p.m. regarding a car break-in. Several items were stolen from a 2000 black Subaru on the street. The report states the individual’s passport and checkbook were recovered.

Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle, Theft
Parking Structure Three
A Mercury Sable was broken into and a bag containing a Nikon camera and lenses was stolen.
Officer Rominger took the report at 7 p.m.

Vehicle Theft
Parking Structure Three
A 1996 Acura Integra was reported stolen at 9 p.m., according to Officer Rominger. The case was referred to the Portland Police Bureau.

July 7

Theft II, Attempt Unlawful Possession of Heroin
Blumel Residence Hall
Officers Danae Murphy and David Baker stopped a non-student “on suspicion of stealing bicycle wheels.” The individual later confessed to stealing the wheels to replace his flat tires. His story for obtaining the wheels was inconsistent, and the officers handcuffed him after a brief struggle. A syringe with suspected heroin residue and a digital camera was found on the individual after a search. He was taken to the Multnomah County Detention Center.

Peter W. Stott Center
Two employees reported to Officer Baker that their bags and a bicycle were stolen from a storage room at 10 p.m.

July 8

Warrant Arrest, Criminal Trespass II
Peter W. Stott Field
Officers Baker and Murphy confronted a female student and a male non-student for loitering, later finding out the male was a registered sex offender and had a warrant for a heroin possession misdemeanor. The woman said she met the man on her walk from Goose Hollow. The male was taken to the Multnomah County Detention Center.

July 10

Exclusion, Officer Safety Info
Native American Center
Officer Nichola Higbee found two people sleeping on the west side of the building at 12:43 a.m. One of the individuals refused to show identification and tried to “push past” Officer Higbee and leave. Portland Police Bureau was called in and the uncooperative person was handcuffed. Officers found “two heavy cement cylinder[s]” and a box cutter on him. Neither individual had warrants and they were released. Both individuals were issued exclusions.

Unauthorized Entry of Motor Vehicle, Theft III
Parking Structure One, Fourth Floor
Officer Higbee responded to a vehicle break-in at 11 p.m. The blue 1999 Honda Civic’s driver-side door lock was broken. The front passenger-side window had been tampered with. Two cell phone chargers and “Chapter the Dog’s favorite treats” were stolen.

July 12

Unauthorized Entry of Motor Vehicle, Theft
Parking Structure One
Officer Murphy took a report at 11:15 a.m. about a car break-in that occurred on July 11 at around 5:30 p.m. The driver-side window was broken and it’s estimated about $300 worth of items were stolen from the car.

Car Prowl
Parking Structure One, Third Floor
Officer Rominger took a report at 3 p.m. concerning the theft of luggage, a backpack, identification and an external hard drive from a pickup truck.