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Security Report 10/05-10/09

Thursday, Oct. 5:

1:02 a.m.— A student reported his bicycle was missing from where he had left it outside of Olney Hall. Public Safety searched the area and found the bicycle on the ground, in the bushes outside of Olney Hall.

10:30 p.m.— A student reported she was being harassed by a group of ten female students. Residential Life staff was notified and are following up on the incident.

Friday, Oct. 6:

2:30 p.m.— Public Safety responded to a smoke detector activation in St. Katherine Hall. During a check of the building a student was found smoking a vaporizer which had activated the detector.

11:18 p.m.— Public Safety and Allied Universal Bicycle Patrol Officers responded to a student occupied residence in the 5700 block of Woodstock Street after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. On arrival, loud music could be heard emanating from the house. Public Safety informed a student resident of the complaint and he agreed to keep the noise down.

Saturday, Oct. 7:

1:34 a.m.— Public Safety and Allied Universal Bicycle Patrol Officers responded to a student occupied residence in the 5600 block of Uber Street after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. On arrival, loud music could be heard emanating from the house. Public Safety informed a student resident of the complaint and he agreed to keep the noise down.

7:23 p.m.— The Security Desk Receptionist at the St. Miguel Townhouses reported three guests had run past the lobby gate without signing in. Public Safety and an RA located the guests and their host and informed them of the guest policy. The guests went back to the lobby to be properly signed in.

9:45 p.m.— The mother of a La Salle soccer player reported that while the families of the soccer team were having a tailgate dinner, another woman, who is the mother of one son who plays soccer for La Salle and another son who plays for Rhode Island shouted obscenities about Philadelphia. The complainant responded to the other woman’s comments and a number of other parents joined in the argument. Public Safety Officers, the Assistant Director of Public Safety and La Salle’s contracted Philadelphia Police Officer responded to disperse the crowd.

Sunday, Oct. 8:

12:52 a.m.— Public Safety responded to a smoke detector activation in St. Katherine Hall. It was determined that a detector had been activated by smoke from popcorn burned in a microwave oven.

12:57 a.m.— Public Safety responded to two student occupied residences in the 2100 block of Chew Avenue after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident.On arrival, loud music could be heard emanating from both houses. Public Safety informed student residents of both houses of the complaint, and both agreed to keep the noise down.

1:31 a.m.— While on patrol in the Main Parking Lot, a Public Safety Officer found a student whose right forearm was impaled on the iron fence surrounding the St. Miguel Townhouses.The Officer requested Philadelphia Fire Medic and additional back-up Officers. The Officer supported the student’s weight until La Salle’s contracted Philadelphia Police Officer, Fire Department Rescue units and additional Public safety Officers arrived on the scene. A section of the fence was cut to free the student who was transported to the hospital for treatment. Public Safety blocked off the open area of the fence and made regular checks of the area to ensure the security of the townhouses.

3:41 a.m.— Public Safety responded to the North Halls after receiving a report of a non-responsive student on the entrance ramp. Public Safety spoke with the student and found he was incoherent and did not know where he was.Philadelphia Fire Medic was contacted, responded, and transported the student to the hospital for treatment.

6:45 p.m.— Public Safety found a car with its trunk open near the entrance to “D” lot on South Campus. A student was observed climbing out of a first floor window in St. Basil Court. Public Safety spoke with the student who stated he was climbing in and out of the window to take cases of water to his room, adding it was too far to walk from the main entrance to his room.

Monday, Oct. 9:

9:24 p.m.— Residential Life staff conducted monthly fire drills in St. Bernard, St. Denis and St. George Halls. The drills were conducted without incidents.

Security Reports (February 4, 2016 Issue)

Friday, 29 January 2016

12:17AM: Security responded to the 5600 block of N. 19th Street after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. On arrival Security observed a loud party being held in front of a student occupied residence in the block. The students moved inside and turned on music. Security spoke with a male student resident and advised him of the complaint. He agreed to turn the music off. Community Development was notifi ed.

1:10AM: Allied Barton Bicycle Patrol and Security responded to a student occupied residence in the 5700 blk of N. 20th Street after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. On arrival Security observed a party being held in the alley behind the residence. The students were advised to move inside. Security spoke with a male student resident and advised him of the complaint. He agreed to turn off the music and started to send his guests home. Community Development was notifi ed.

9:50 PM: Security responded to a smoke detector activation on the third fl oor of St. Cassian Hall. On arrival, the building was being evacuated under the direction of Community Development staff. It was determined that the detector had been activated by smoke from a curling iron.

Sunday, 31 January 2016

1:18 AM: Security and La Salle’s contracted police offi cer responded to a student occupied residence in the 5700 blk of N 20th St. after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. On arrival noise could be heard coming from a group in the residence’s back yard. Security spoke with a male student resident and advised him of the complaint. The student took his guests inside and turned off the music. Community development was notified.

1:59AM: Security observed a large group of students engaged in an argument near the entrance to the Main Parking Lot. A bottle was thrown by an unidentifi ed person. When Security approached the group they dispersed in different directions. Community Development was notifi ed.

4:00AM: A resident student living in the La Salle Apartments notifi ed Security that she had burned food while cooking and had activated the smoke detector in her apartment. When Security arrived on the scene the smoke had cleared and the detector had reset.

10:10PM: A resident student living in St. Neumann Hall contacted Security to report that while using a microwave oven at 8:30PM she burned what she was cooking, causing a fi re. The student stated she had extinguished the fi re. Security personnel responded and notifi ed the University’s Fire Marshal.

Security report (September 25, 2014 issue)

Compiled by Katie Boligitz
Collegian Reporter

tuesday, 10 september
11:00 p.m.: Security and La Salle’s contracted police officers responded to a student-occupied residence in the 5600 block of N. 20th Street after a female student living there reported an unidentified male had scaled her house and entered through a living room window. When the male heard the students in the house, he ran out the front door and fled on foot south on 20th Street. He did not get far, as police and Security detained him. The complainant and her roommate positively identified him, and he was subsequently taken to the 35th District stationhouse for processing. Community Development was notified.

sunday, 14 september
3:50 p.m.: A female student living on the 5600 block of 20th Street reported that a computer and a stereo set valued at $2000 were missing from her garage. The student believed the items were taken from the unlocked garage between 11:00 a.m. on Friday and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Complainant was advised by Security to file a report with the Philadelphia Police. Community Development was notified.

Security report (September 11, 2014 issue)

Compiled by Katie Boligitz
Collegian Reporter

monday, 25 august
9:50 p.m.: At the request of Community Development staff, Security searched a room on the second floor of St. George. The reason was suspected drug usage. Security discovered a grinder, rolling papers and a substance believed to be marijuana. All items were confiscated and taken to Security Headquarters to be turned over to the Philadelphia Police.

monday, 1 september
12:28 a.m.: A neighbor complained about loud noise coming from a student home located on N. 20th St. Security found a large assembly of students outside of the home. The occupant agreed to take his party guests inside and to lower the music.

thursday, 4 september
8:40 a.m.: A female student parked her Ford Focus in the lot behind E&F at approximately 4:00PM on Tuesday. On Thursday, she discovered her two passenger side tires were missing from her vehicle. Philadelphia Police took a report of the incident.

saturday, 6 september
4:10 p.m.: A female resident in St. Kat’s found a broken window in her room from a tossed wooden bedpost decoration. Facilities boarded up the window, pending permanent repair, and custodial staff cleaned up the broken glass.

sunday, 7 september
12:33 a.m.: While walking north on 20th St. near Chew St., a female commuter and her roommate were approached by two unidentified teenaged males who engaged them in conversation. Two unidentified teenaged females approached them from behind and struck complainant in the head, knocking her to the ground. Her roommate helped her up and chased the assailants away. No injuries were reported. Philadelphia Police took a report of the incident.

2:56 a.m.: After receiving a noise complaint, Security confronted a student home on the 2100 block of Elkins Ave. The male student resident pledged to keep the noise down.

3:05 a.m.: Security watched as an unidentified male climbed over the wall into the St. George quad. Security apprehended the male who claimed he was here to visit his cousin but did not have ID to be signed in. The male was escorted off the premises.

4:15 p.m.: Two male students living in St. Jerome reported that between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m., someone entered their room and took $60.00 in cash, an iPod, an iPhone and a laptop computer. No signs of forced entry into the room were found.

tuesday, 9 september
12:30 a.m.: A female living on the 2100 block of Chew Avenue reported an unidentified male knocked at her door, asking for money. Security and La Salle’s contracted police officer found the male still in the area. Philadelphia Police took the male in for further investigation.

10:10 p.m.: An unaffiliated shooting was reported on the 5800 block of Woodstock St. The Philadelphia Police came to the sceen and investigated.

Security report (August 28, 2014 issue)

Compiled by Katie Boligitz
Collegian Reporter

wednesday, august 20
5:50 p.m.: A student living in St. Hilary Hall reported she left her room at approximately 2:00 P.M. but when she returned, her speakers were missing, with no signs of forced entry. A report was filed with the Philadelphia Police. Community Development was notified.

8:45 p.m.: At the request of Community Development staff, Security conducted a room search for suspected drug usage on the first floor of St. Kat’s. Drug paraphernalia was seized and taken to Security Headquarters to be handed over to the Philadelphia Police.

friday, august 22
3:20 a.m.: At the request of Community Development staff, Security investigated suspected drug usage on the first floor of St. Cassian. Security discovered a male student in the first floor bathroom smoking marijuana. The marijuana was confiscated and taken to Security headquarters to be turned over to the police.

10:40 a.m.: While dropping her child off at Building Blocks, a non-affiliate female left her purse in her unlocked vehicle. The SDR at the Townhouses observed two teenagers on bicycles near the car and contacted Security Dispatch. One of the males then removed a cell phone from the car and the males fled the area. Security pursued the males, apprehended one of them, and turned him over to the police. The cell phone was not recovered.

7:15 p.m.: At the request of Community Development staff, Security responded to the third floor of St. Denis Hall where the RC turned over a glass jar containing a substance believed to be marijuana and a pipe. The RC had discovered the items while making rounds. The items were taken to Security HQ.

sunday, august 24
11:45 p.m.:Security and La Salle’s contracted police officer responded to a student occupied home on the 5700 block of N. 20th Street after receiving a noise complaint from a neighborhood resident. A loud crowd of 50-75 people was congregated there. The gathering was dispersed.

Security Report (February 14, 2013 issue)

Compiled by Gabrielle Kelerchian
Collegian Editor

Wednesday, Feb. 6

1:46 a.m.: Security responded to a smoke detector activation in the La Salle Apartments. Community Development staff was in the process of evacuating the building. Security was notified that the activation was caused by smoke from cooking.

Saturday, Feb. 9

2:10 a.m.: Security responded to a noise complaint inside of the La Salle Apartments. Upon arrival the officers did hear music and voices. A female resident student was contacted and agreed to keep the noise down.

Sunday, Feb. 10

1:23 a.m.:
Security responded to a neighbor’s noise complaint at a student occupied home in the 5600 block of N. 18th Street. Upon arrival loud music and voices could be heard from the street. Security contacted a student resident who agreed to keep the noise down and 15 occupants left the home at this time.

Monday, Feb. 11

1:50 p.m.: A commuter student reports that she put her book bag on a shelf in the ladies room in Holroyd Hall while using the facilities. When she tried to retrieve the bag it was missing. The student reported the incident to her professor and together they conducted a search. The bag was subsequently found in one of the stalls with approximately $70.00 missing from the bag.

Security Report (February 7, 2013 issue)

Compiled by Gabrielle Kelerchian
Collegian Editor

Wednesday, Jan. 30

9:43 p.m.: Security responded to a smoke detector activation on the second floor of St. Edward Hall. Upon arrival the building was being evacuated by Community Development staff. No smoke or fire was found. An investigation revealed that steam from a shower room had activated the alarm.

Friday, Feb. 1

1:56 a.m.:
Security responded to a noise complaint at a student occupied home in the 5600 block of N. 20th Street. Security officers spoke with an occupant who agreed to keep the noise down. At 2:20 a.m., Security and Community Development staff members again returned to the home after a second noise complaint was lodged. A number of students exited the residence at this time.

Saturday, Feb. 2

3:30 a.m.: Security observed a group of males outside of St. Jerome Hall smoking cigarettes and marijuana. Several marijuana cigarettes and a bag of what was suspected to be marijuana were confiscated. The males (students and guests) were all identified and the guests were escorted off campus.

Sunday, Feb. 3

6:45 p.m.: A staff member reported his laptop computer and speakers are missing from his office in McShain Hall. The items were last seen on Jan. 31. There is no sign of forced entry into the office. A police report was filed.

Security Report (January 31, 2013 issue)

Compiled by Gabrielle Kelerchian
Collegian Editor

Wednesday, Jan. 23

11:00p.m.: Security responded to a vehicle on fire in the G parking lot near Wister Street. Security personnel attempted to control the fire with fire extinguishers. The Philadelphia Fire Department came and extinguished the flames. The owner of the car was not related to La Salle University. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire department.

11:43 p.m.: Security and police responded to a fight in progress in the street in the 2100 block of Chew Ave. The group involved in the fight was dispersed. A large party in a student occupied home in the 2100 block of Chew Ave. was broken up by the police. About 50 people vacated the home.

Saturday, Jan. 26

12:54 a.m.: Security and police responded to a student occupied home in the 5700 block of Lambert Street. Neighborhood complaints had made the visit necessary. Upon arrival several individuals were seen drinking on the porch and in the street creating a disturbance. Philadelphia Police dispersed approximately 60 people from the house and Community Development was notified.

Security Report (January 24, 2012 issue)

Compiled by Gabrielle Kelerchian
Collegian Editor

Friday, Jan. 18

12:44 a.m.: Security responded to the Sts. Edward & Francis Residence Halls as a result of a smoke detector alarm on the first floor. The building was being activated by Community Development personnel. No smoke or fire source was found and the cause was subsequently determined to be a from discharged fire extinguisher. Security is investigating the person responsible for the discharge. Video is being culled and other leads are being pursued.

11:48 p.m.: Security responded to a second floor room in St. Hilary Hall as a result of a smoke detector activation. Community Development staff evacuated the building. Investigation revealed that an open flame from a candle ignited a sweatshirt. Security extinguished the smoldering sweatshirt. No damage to the building resulted.

Saturday, Jan. 19

4:01 a.m.: Security and Philadelphia Police responded to the third floor of St. Hilary Hall after a witness reported that a guest had brandished a knife during an argument at that location. Police confronted the male who had discarded the knife. They recovered the Swiss Army knife from a nearby trash can and took the guest and the knife to the 35th District for processing. No one was injured during this event.

Monday, Jan. 21

12:58 a.m.: Security intercepted three males climbing over the gate near the Hayman Horseshoe to gain access to the Sts. Edward & Francis Residence Halls. The males were identified and escorted to Sts. Edward and Francis Halls.

Security Report (December 6, 2012 issue)

Compiled by Katie Boligitz
Collegian Staff

Thursday, Nov. 29

12:02 a.m.:
As security was patrolling the Hayman parking lot area, they noticed the smell of marijuana from a parked car. Three male students and one non-affiliated male were found to be smoking in the car. Community Development also responded. A pipe with marijuana residue was confiscated and taken for safekeeping and further investigation.

Friday, Nov. 30

1:23 a.m.:
Security responded to the lobby of St. Jerome Hall because of a damaged vending machine. The front glass on the machine was broken and the food was gone. Facilities Management was called to clean up the glass. The vending machine vendor was notified of the damage.

Saturday, Dec. 1

12:38 a.m.:
Security observed a male shoving a female against a wall near the intersection of 20th Street and Olney Ave. Allied Barton bike patrol went to investigate. The male pushed the patrol, knocked the bike down, and fled to a private home on the 1900 block of Chew Ave. Philadelphia Police entered the home and found the male hiding in a bedroom on the second floor. The male was subsequently arrested and found to be a commuter student living in that residence.

Sunday, Dec. 2


3:30 a.m.:
Security responded to St. Neumann Hall after a female resident reported that a male resident had exposed himself to her and her friend. She also alleged that he had made lewd sexual comments to them. Community Development responded and identified the student for further investigation.