Campus / Campus Safety / News / September 22, 2013

Campus Safety Log: What did you miss this summer?

Campus SafetyJune 1

6:04 p.m., ANIMAL COMPLAINT, Griffith Hall — Campus Safety responded to a report of a squirrel in the building.

June 4

5 p.m., INFORMATION, Memorial Gym — Campus Safety received a report of an unauthorized person using equipment in the fitness center.

June 6

6:55 p.m., THEFT, main campus grounds — Two Knox banners were stolen from lamp posts.

June 7

1:15 a.m., INFORMATION, off-campus location — A student reported a college laptop stolen from an off-campus residence.

2:40 a.m., ALCOHOL VIOLATION, Hamblin Hall — Campus Safety received a report of a student who was intoxicated and ill. The incident was reported to the Office of Student Development.

4:35 a.m., INFORMATION, Tau Kappa Epsilon — A student reported a subject throwing and breaking beer bottles on the sidewalk and deck.

June 9

1:20 a.m., INFORMATION, Hamblin Hall — Campus Safety received information that a banned subject may show up on campus.

June 10

8:40 a.m., CRIMINAL DAMAGE, Alumni Hall — Galesburg police and Campus Safety responded to Alumni Hall, where windows had been broken out of a vehicle.

June 12

12 p.m., ANIMAL COMPLAINT, Phi Gamma Delta — A cat was found in the building during a severe weather notification. The incident was referred to OSD.

June 16

9:25 p.m., INFORMATION, Phi Gamma Delta — A student reported possibly hearing gunshots. GPD reported getting fireworks complaints around the same time.

June 19

6 a.m., SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT, main campus grounds — Graffiti was painted on several campus buildings.

June 25

8:23 p.m., BATTERY, main campus grounds — A student walking near Standish Park was grabbed by an unknown subject, who then ran off.

July 5

1:35 p.m., MISCHIEVOUS CONDUCT, Knosher Bowl — Unauthorized subjects entered the field by climbing over the fence.

July 6

10:30 a.m., WATER LEAK, SMC — Water was leaking from the ceiling in the c-wing basement.

July 17

12:35 a.m., 911 HANG UP, SMC — The public safety building received a 911 hang up call from the outside emergency phone. The area was checked, and no problems were found.

July 18

12:40 p.m., PRIVATE PROPERTY ACCIDENT, main campus grounds — A vehicle was struck by another vehicle when it was parked in the Cherry Street lot. No information was left by the other driver.

July 22

8:10 a.m., BURGLARY, 270 W. Tompkins — The front door was forced open to gain entry to the building.

2:15 p.m., MEDICAL, Communications Building — Local police and fire departments responded after a person passed out while waiting for tickets to President Barack Obama’s speech.

July 25

10:30 a.m., ANIMAL COMPLAINT, Hamblin Hall — A cat was found when students were being notified of a power outage. The incident was referred to OSD.

12:30 p.m., INFORMATION, off-campus location — GPD and Campus Safety were notified that a subject claiming to represent the college was selling books in a rural area of Illinois.

July 29

1:10 a.m., SAFETY HAZARD, Seymour Hall — A toaster was found left on at full heat.

July 30

6:38 p.m., 911 HANG UP, Williston Hall — The public safety building received a 911 hang up call from the outside emergency phone. The area was checked, and no problems were found.

Aug. 1

12:05 p.m., THREATS, main campus grounds — A student reported being threatened by another student. The incident was reported to OSD.

Aug. 6

8:31 p.m., THEFT, Tau Kappa Epsilon — The letter “T” was taken from the side of the house.

Aug. 15

4:10 a.m., FIRE, 240 W. Tompkins — An alarm was activated when a pan was left unattended on a stove with the burner on.

Aug. 26

8 p.m., BATTERY, main campus grounds — A student reported that another student had pushed them and others on several occasions. The report was referred to OSD.

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, 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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