Security Briefs

By Amethyst Martinez

Intoxicated in Switlik 

Too intoxicated. On Sept. 9, at 10:15 p.m., Public Safety was dispatched to Switlik Residence Hall for the report of an unconscious student. When Public Safety arrived, along with an ambulance crew, the unconscious student had left the area. Upon a brief investigation, the student was identified and found in their residence hall room. The student was intoxicated and found in the presence of alcohol. The ambulance crew evaluated the student. This incident was referred to the Office of Community Standards. 

Ashes to ashes 

A mysterious smoke. On Sept. 11, at 11:15 a.m., Public Safety was contacted by Facilities Management who reported that someone had been smoking in the basement of Olson Residence Hall. Upon their arrival, Public Safety met with Facilities Management employees who informed them that they had found one of the basement doors propped open with a piece of paper and several chairs arranged in a circle. In the center of the chairs, on the floor was ash and other evidence of smoking. The Lawrence Township Fire Marshal was notified of the incident and Public Safety is investigating. 

Fractured glass 

Broken windows. On Sept. 11, 2023, at 1:30 p.m., Public Safety was on patrol in the area of Lincoln Residence Hall when they met with the Residence Life Staff of the building. The Residence Life staff informed Public Safety that during a walkthrough of the building, they had discovered a cracked window. Public Safety found the cracked window in the center stairwell and documented it. Facilities Management was contacted to have the window repaired. 

– Information provided by Public Safety Capt. Matthew Babcock 

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