Campus / Campus Safety / News / January 9, 2013

Campus Safety Log: What did you miss during winter break?

Nov. 6

9 a.m., BURGLARY, Hamblin Hall — A laptop computer was taken from a room.

Nov. 8

4:35 p.m., MEDICAL, Knox County Courthouse — A student was struck by a car in the courthouse parking lot and received minor injuries.

5:17 p.m., MEDICAL, George Davis Hall — Galesburg Fire Department, paramedics and Campus Safety responded to a report that someone had fainted.

Nov. 9

12:58 p.m., MEDICAL, 260 W. Tompkins St. — Galesburg Police Department, GFD, paramedics and Campus Safety responded to a report of a person lying in the grass. The subject was transported to Cottage Hospital emergency room for treatment.

11:45 p.m., ALCOHOL VIOLATION, Seymour Hall — Campus Safety responded to a report of underage drinking. The incident was referred to the Office of Student Development.

Nov. 10

11:45 p.m., ALCOHOL VIOLATION, Post Hall — Officers responding to a noise complaint found a gathering of students with open alcohol in the suite common area. The incident was referred to OSD.

Nov. 11

2:55 a.m., NOISE COMPLAINT, Hamblin Hall — Campus Safety responded to a noise complaint.

12:30 p.m., CRIMINAL DAMAGE, Hamblin Hall — A ceiling tile was found damaged and a glass bottle broken in the basement.

7:25 p.m., CANNABIS VIOLATION, 300 block of West Berrien Street — A student stopped by GPD for an expired registration was found in possession of cannabis. The incident was referred to OSD.

Nov. 12

1 p.m., INFORMATION, South and West streets — Students reported being verbally harassed by the driver of a passing car.

1:15 p.m., BURGLARY, Phi Gamma Delta — A video projector was reported missing from the house.

11:20 p.m., MISCHIEVOUS CONDUCT, main campus grounds — Campus Safety responded to reports of a group of students knocking over trash cans and causing a disturbance. The incident was referred to OSD.

Nov. 14

11:05 p.m., INFORMATION, main campus grounds — Campus Safety received a report of an earlier incident in which a female student was possibly threatened by a male subject near Seymour Library.

Nov. 15

12:10 a.m., NOISE COMPLAINT, 240 W. Tompkins St. — Campus Safety responded to a complaint of loud subjects. The incident was referred to OSD.

10:00 a.m., LOST ITEM, main campus grounds — A student reported losing a ring.

8:25 p.m., INFORMATION, Neifert Hall — Campus Safety received a report of a cannabis smell coming from a student room. The incident was referred to OSD.

11:18 p.m., NOISE COMPLAINT, Seymour Hall — Campus Safety responded to a complaint of loud subjects.

Nov. 16

12:55 a.m., SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT, 500 block of South West Street — Campus Safety officers on patrol observed a subject looking in cars and checking to see if they were locked. GPD was called to investigate.

Nov. 17

5:15 p.m., MEDICAL, Neifert Hall — A student was transported for the treatment of a basketball-related leg injury. The matter was referred to OSD.

Nov. 26

2 p.m., DECEPTIVE PRACTICE, off-campus location — A student received charges on a credit card from an overseas location while on campus.

4 p.m., THEFT, main campus grounds — A student reported an earlier bicycle theft.

Dec. 3

8:35 p.m., CRIMINAL DAMAGE, Cedar Street parking lot — A vehicle window was broken out.

Dec. 10

1 p.m., INFORMATION, main campus grounds — The possible misuse of college funds was reported.

Dec. 12

9:54 p.m., INFORMATION, 251 S. West St. — Campus Safety responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the area. Subjects departed when the officer arrived.

Dec. 14

1:10 p.m., THREATS, 200 block of West South Street — A student reported being threatened with physical harm by two subjects. GPD responded and the subjects were arrested for disorderly conduct.

Dec. 15

2:46 a.m., INFORMATION, 251 S. West St. — Campus Safety responded to a report of a person causing a disturbance. The incident was referred to OSD.

3:14 a.m., FIRE, Hamblin Hall — GFD and Campus Safety responded to an alarm activated by smoking materials. The incident was referred to OSD.

Dec. 17

7:25 a.m., CRIMINAL DAMAGE, 251 S. West St. — A window screen was damaged.

Dec. 18

7 p.m., LOST ITEM, main campus grounds — A student reported a lost wallet.

Dec. 19

12:30 p.m., INFORMATION, off-campus location — Information was requested regarding an out-of-state criminal offense.

Dec. 27

2:45 a.m., INFORMATION, 240 W. Tompkins St. — Campus Safety received a complaint of no heat in a dorm. A work order was submitted.

Jan. 3

8:09 p.m., CANNABIS VIOLATION, Neifert Hall — Campus Safety responded to a complaint of a strong cannabis smell. Officers confiscated a substance believed to be cannabis. The incident was referred to OSD.

Jan. 4

11 p.m., ALCOHOL VIOLATION, Hamblin Hall — Officers responding to a noise complaint found a gathering of students with open alcohol in the common area of the suite. The incident was referred to OSD.

Jan. 5

12:10 a.m., INFORMATION, Hamblin Hall — Campus Safety received a report of a student being inappropriately touched by another person.

7:41 p.m., DOMESTIC, main campus grounds — Campus Safety responded to a report of subjects arguing near Old Main.

Charlie Megenity
Charlie Megenity (formerly Gorney) is a senior double majoring in political science and economics. He previously served TKS as managing editor and as co-news editor while working as the weekend reporter for The Galesburg Register-Mail. Over the summer of 2012, Charlie interned in Wisconsin with Patch.com, an online hyperlocal news source, where he covered the August 2012 Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting; he will return to Patch during the summer of 2013. He is also the journalism editor for Catch magazine.. Charlie has received three awards from the Illinois College Press Association for newswriting and design, including a first place award for front page layout. He was the 2013 recipient of the Theodore Hazen Kimble Memorial Award in Journalism for a feature story published in The Knox Student. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.

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Charlie Megenity
Charlie Megenity (formerly Gorney) is a senior double majoring in political science and economics. He previously served TKS as managing editor and as co-news editor while working as the weekend reporter for The Galesburg Register-Mail. Over the summer of 2012, Charlie interned in Wisconsin with Patch.com, an online hyperlocal news source, where he covered the August 2012 Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting; he will return to Patch during the summer of 2013. He is also the journalism editor for Catch magazine.. Charlie has received three awards from the Illinois College Press Association for newswriting and design, including a first place award for front page layout. He was the 2013 recipient of the Theodore Hazen Kimble Memorial Award in Journalism for a feature story published in The Knox Student. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.




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