Campus / Campus Safety / News / September 27, 2012

Campus Safety Log: Sept. 18-23

SEPT. 18

7:45 a.m., FIRE ALARM, 540 S. West St. — Galesburg Fire Department and Campus Safety responded to an alarm activated by cooking.

3:58 p.m., PRIVATE PROPERTY ACCIDENT, 240 W. Tompkins — Campus Safety responded after a vehicle backed into a dumpster.

6:50 p.m., MEDICAL, Williston Hall — A student was transported for treatment after cutting hand in kitchen.

SEPT. 19

10:41 p.m, FIRE ALARM, Drew Hall — Campus safety responded to an alarm activated by burned popcorn.

SEPT. 20

1:07 a.m., NOISE, Hamblin Hall — Campus Safety responded to a complaint of loud subjects.

SEPT. 21

3:20 p.m., FIRE ALARM, 240 W. Tompkins — Campus Safety responded to an alarm that was activated by a dirty detector.

3:50, FIRE ALARM, Drew Hall — Campus Safety responded to an alarm activated after the detector was struck by a ping-pong ball.

SEPT. 22

2 a.m., UNWANTED SUBJECT, Beta House — Campus Safety asked a group to leave after unauthorized party was discovered.

12:10 p.m., THEFT, Williston Hall — Campus Safety responded to a report that an unsecured bike was stolen in front of the building.

SEPT. 23

6:40 p.m., CRIMINAL TRESSPASS, Seymour Hall — Campus Safety responded to a complaint of an intoxicated subject. Galesburg police arrested the subject after finding he had been previously banned from campus.

11:35 p.m., SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT, Main campus grounds — Campus Safety responded to reports of a personal safety whistle being blown in the area. A Galesburg resident was found to be using a whistle to attempt and locate their dog.

Matt McKinney
Matt McKinney is a senior majoring in creative writing and minoring in journalism. His experience with journalism ranges from a year as co-sports editor for TKS to an internship with the Chicago Sun-Times, where he used his Spanish language skills to report a front-page story on changes to federal immigration policy. He has also written for The Galesburg Register-Mail and Knox’s Office of Communications. Matt is the recipient of the 2012 Knox College Kimble Prize for Feature Journalism and two awards from the Illinois College Press Association, including a first place award for sports game coverage. He is currently interning virtually with The Tampa Bay Times and will pursue his master's next year at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Matt McKinney
Matt McKinney is a senior majoring in creative writing and minoring in journalism. His experience with journalism ranges from a year as co-sports editor for TKS to an internship with the Chicago Sun-Times, where he used his Spanish language skills to report a front-page story on changes to federal immigration policy. He has also written for The Galesburg Register-Mail and Knox’s Office of Communications. Matt is the recipient of the 2012 Knox College Kimble Prize for Feature Journalism and two awards from the Illinois College Press Association, including a first place award for sports game coverage. He is currently interning virtually with The Tampa Bay Times and will pursue his master's next year at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.




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