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Campus Crime Blotter: 4/27/2010

By Marcus Cunningham
On April 30, 2010

The Campus Crime Blotter is a concise summary of the up-to-date incidents that affect the Winston-Salem State campus and community. Some incidents may lead to News Argus news reports.

Monday, April 12

At 11 p.m. an officer approached four individuals parked in Lot C. Upon investigation an alcohol beverage was discovered on the driver.  All individuals produced identification and admitted they had been drinking.  Marijuana was also found in the car.  The contents of the bottle of alcohol were disposed of, and the marijuana blunt was placed in property.  All were issued warnings for trespassing, and an unknown individual drove the intoxicated driver's automobile.  The case is closed.

Tuesday, April 13

At 5:20 p.m. an officer responded to the call of a student attempting to commit suicide in Foundation Heights by use of over the counter medicine.  When the officer arrived, the student was conscious and talking, but would not respond to officers, family or EMS about the medications she had taken.  Involuntary commitment was initiated as the officers took the student to Forsyth Medical Center.  After arriving, the student admitted to the officers and medical staff what medications she had taken.  The case is closed.

Wednesday, April 14

At 3:34 p.m. an officer received a report from staff in Eller Hall regarding harassing phone calls and hang-ups in the office.  It was reported that since a staff person had been dismissed, the calls began to occur on various locations of the campus.  The officer told the staff that the investigation would be pending if any further calls were made.  The case is open. 

Wednesday, April 14

An officer was accompanied by a residence assistant and security personnel to a room in Gleason-Hairston Hall.  The room was occupied by four people who were all drinking; two were Winston-Salem State students. One was underage.  The incident was reported to judicial affairs.  The case is closed.

Saturday, April 17

At 10:23 p.m. an officer responded to investigate a call from dispatch regarding an individual spraying cars in Lot DD with a fire extinguisher.  The officers canvassed the area but could not find the individual fitting the description.  The officers did locate the two cars sprayed; however, could not locate the owners.

Monday, April 19

At 1:14 p.m. an officer was dispatched in regards to fighting students in Foundation Heights. There was pushing and water throwing during the disagreement between both parties.  Neither party wanted to press charges but were told to stay apart for the duration of the school year.  The case is closed.

Source: WSSU Department of Police and Public Safety

Compiled and reported by Marcus Cunningham, Copy Desk Chief



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