Campus Safety

Weekly Safety Report

October 20 – 25, 2014

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

October 25, 8:01 a.m. (Brown Field):  An officer observed large muddy tire tracks cutting across the field that were too narrow to be from a normal vehicle and must have come from a golf cart. While investigating the damage, a manager from Bon Appetit notified the officer that it was caused by one of their employees.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL AID

October 24, 11:59 p.m. (Off Campus):  Campus Safety received a call that a student was feeling ill and wanted to see WEMS. WEMS agreed to the see the student, and they were brought in to the office. After a brief evaluation, WEMS thought it best if the student went to the ER for further treatment. The student was transported to the ER by Campus Safety and WEMS personnel.

FIRE ALARM, FALSE

October 24, 7:38 p.m. (Alpha Chi Omega):  Campus Safety received a notification regarding a fire alarm at Alpha Chi Omega. The officer on duty responded to the scene to find that smoke from an outside fire pit had made its way in to the building from an open window, which had set off the alarm.

HARASSMENT

October 22, 2:00 p.m. (Telephone):  A student reported that they had received a very disturbing text from a number they did not know. Later that evening, the student received yet another text, containing threats against them. The student was advised to promptly make a report with Salem Police Department.

MINOR IN POSSESSION

October 23, 10:16 p.m. (York House):  Campus Safety received a report regarding a loud party coming from a residence room. Officers responded and made contact with the room’s occupants. Officers observed multiple alcoholic containers, as well as a total of 17 people in the room. After obtaining each occupant’s information, it was determined that many of those present were under age. The officers remained to speak with the residents of the room about occupancy and the presence of alcohol around minors.

 POLICY VIOLATION

October 20, 9:00 a.m. (Sparks Parking Lot):  A student received their 16th parking citation on campus, their 7th of the school year. A report was forwarded to the Office of Rights and Responsibilities.

 PROPERTY DAMAGE

October 24, 5:31 p.m. (Gatke Hall):  Campus Safety received a call that a window had been damaged in one of the offices of Gatke.  A work order was placed to have the window fixed and the owner of the office was notified.

RACIAL INTIMIDATION

October 24, 4:10 p.m. (Kaneko Commons):  A student came in to the office to report that a racial slur had been written on the back windshield of their vehicle and that they believed they were being targeted. 

VEHICLE ACCIDENT

October 21, 2:00 p.m. (Off Campus):  Campus Safety received a report that a Willamette Van had been in an accident off campus. The student involved in the accident reported that they were attempting to make a left on to Mission Street when the van was struck on the side by another vehicle. No one was seriously injured, but both vehicle sustained significant damage.

October 23, 7:15 p.m. (Blue Parking Lot):  A student reported that they had accidentally struck another vehicle with a Willamette Van. The student was attempting to exit the lot when they hit the other vehicle.

PLEASE CONTACT CAMPUS SAFETY IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THESE INCIDENTS.