Crime blotter winter wrap up

Dec. 31
Stolen car
Parking Structure 3

A student’s car was stolen from PS3 on New Year’s Eve between 1–8:54 p.m.

Welfare check
SW 6th and Hall

Campus Public Safety officers found a woman slumped forward and intoxicated in her car at 7:38 p.m. Officers called a cab for the woman, and she was taken home safely.  

Jan. 1
Possession of cocaine
University Pointe

CPSO officers responded to a report of two intoxicated males located in the lobby. Both men were non-residents. After asking the men to leave, one returned to the building twice before being arrested for criminal trespass and possession of cocaine.

Jan. 2
Money theft from Sumo Sushi
Sumo Sushi

Tip money was allegedly stolen from a tip jar at Sumo Sushi around 5:15 p.m. The victim was told by observers about the theft, where they claimed a person wearing a gray hoodie might have taken $6 from the jar.

Vehicle break-in
12th Ave.

CPSO received a report about a car break-in occuring on 12th avenue between Mill and Montgomery street at 6:56 p.m. where the passenger window had been smashed in. According to the public safety report, a window squeegee belonging to the car owner was stolen.

Jan. 7
Sexual abuse
University Pointe exterior

CPSO arrested non-student Michael M. McLaughlin at 2:45 a.m. for grabbing the crotch of a PSU student.


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