Photo by Kevin Matyi
By Kevin Matyi
Fighting friends, a missing car, and the most referrals from a single incident all semester. This is the final Crime Report of the Spring 2015 semester, from April 27 to May 3.
- At approximately 6:30 p.m. on April 27, a female residential student in Gray College of Mendelsohn Quad reported that she received a harassing phone call from a person that she did not know. The case remains open.
- A staff member of the University Hospital reported at 8:30 a.m. on April 28 that someone had stolen their wallet, containing credit cards, ID and other personal papers, from their jacket. According to Officer Stears of the University Police, the staff member had left their jacket unattended, and does not know who took the wallet. The case remains open.
- A male student reported on April 29 at 6:30 p.m. that he had been assaulted by “2-3 individuals,” according to the police crime log. Officer Stears said that he “was grabbed on the shoulder by one male and punched in the face by another male.” The victim did not know the assailants and did not wish to press charges.
- On April 30, just before 4:00 p.m., it was reported that a vehicle with a tire boot had been removed from the Graduate Chemistry Metered Parking Lot. According to Officer Stears, “The case is pending investigation and the details of the report can not be released at this time.”
- Police referred three students on May 1 at 6:00 a.m. in O’Neill college of Mendelsohn Quad to the Office of Community Standards for painting graffiti on a door. According to Officer Stears, the complainant, Campus Residences, requested that Stony Brook University reimburse the damage caused by the graffiti.
- On May 2, after 2:30 a.m., police on patrol investigated a loud noise coming from the second floor of the West Apartments E building. Seven students, four male and three female, were referred for underage drinking.
- Just before 12:30 a.m. on May 3, police broke up a party at Schick college of Kelly Quad. They referred 14 students for underage drinking. Five lived in the building, and the other nine lived in other dormitories on campus.
- A few hours later, after 3:30 a.m., in Douglass College of Tabler Quad, a male student was attacked by his friend with a broken beer bottle. When police arrived on scene, the victim had a laceration, but was uncooperative and did not want to press charges because he “did not want his friend to get in trouble,” according to Officer Stears. The assailant was eventually referred by police.
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Crime Reports are posted every Friday during the semester.