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Sacramento State police find more suspicious bundles of tape over break

State Hornet Staff

January 28, 2014

Sacramento State Police uncovered a 26 suspicious bundles of tape since the start of the year on the west and east perimeters of the campus, including near the American River levee and Union Pacific Railroad tracks.Similar bundles, first discovered in September near the train embankment, were wrapped in black tape and...

Former Togo’s employee now employed by Sacramento State Police

Imran Majid

October 30, 2013

The Sacramento State Police Department hired former University Enterprises Inc. Togo’s employee Cheng Wang last week to pass out department brochures and answer questions at its Police Service Center in the University Union.Police Chief Mark Iwasa said Wang is a good person for the department and already h...

Sacramento Hall side entrances will require keycard

Imran Majid

October 30, 2013

To prevent burglaries and other crimes, Sacramento Hall will require an electronic card to enter the side entrances beginning Friday.A number of recent security problems, including the entry of unstable individuals, made occupants feel insecure, according to a press release from Sacramento State Public Affairs....

Increased funding for Community Service Officers make students feel safer

Maikalina Madali

October 23, 2013

The Community Service Officers program of the Sacramento State University Police Department has grown substantially since its inception and plans to expand further after receiving university funding of about $100,000.Funding was awarded to the program through the Instructionally Related Activities grant and the Administ...

Sacramento State students drift towards parking structures, causing delays and congestion

Hundreds of cars  fill up in Lot 8 Monday morning.

Imran Majid

September 18, 2013

The Sacramento State Police Department met with University Transportation and Services Friday to discuss possible solutions to traffic congestion due to an “unprecedented number of cars.” Police Chief Mark Iwasa said numerous people are complaining about the long lines of traffic in the morning, lik...

CSU campuses may see reduced police force in upcoming years

CSU campuses may see reduced police force in upcoming years

Fabian Garcia

May 7, 2013

If the California State University police union and the California State University administration cannot come to an agreement soon, CSU campuses throughout the state may see a reduced police force in upcoming years.   The Statewide University Police Association and the CSU system are currently at an imp...

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters

Fabian Garcia

April 9, 2013

They may not be glittering in diamonds, but platinum-lined catalytic converters – known as “cats” on the street – have become a hot commodity for thieves and buyers running the black market for their precious metals inside. The Sacramento State Police Media Log has reports of two catalytic convert...

Former Upper Eastside Lofts employee suspected of embezzlement after allegedly misappropriating residents’ payments

Former Upper Eastside Lofts employee suspected of embezzlement after allegedly misappropriating residents' payments

Imran Majid

April 9, 2013

Sacramento State police arrested a former Upper Eastside Lofts employee on March 25 under suspicion of embezzlement and misappropriating residents’ rent payments. Laini Harris, the former resident services manager at UEL, was responsible for all student billing and payments. An internal audit was filed ...

Police Log

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Beth Jones

April 2, 2013

Sunday, May 13 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 3:52 a.m. Riverside Hall?Two students ran into a black male transient who was wearing a backpack and was last seen headed to the second floor of the building. The subject was contacted and advised. Saturday, May 12 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 12:57 a.m. Riverside Hall?A 5?10" black male who was wearing a blue pullover and jeans looked suspicious. He was last seen leaving through the front door and was gone when officers arrived. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECTS 9:17 a.m. Lot 8?Officers assisted the Sacramento Police Department with a possibly violent subject. The subject was a 43-year-old white male with brown hair, a light blue shirt, brown shorts and was throwing rocks at parked vehicles and eating dirt. He was contacted and advised. Friday, May 11 AUTO BURGLARY 6:20 a.m. Parking Structure?An unknown subject broken into the reporting party?s van and stole his CD player. BURGLARY 6:33 a.m. Parking Structure?An unknown subject broke the driver?s window of a vehicle. PETTY THEFT 2:44 p.m. Library?A cellular phone was stolen. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECTS 3:53 p.m. Residence Hall Parking?The reporting party said six white males and a female went into the men?s bathroom and were huddled together in a corner, possibly smoking marijuana. Officers checked the area and found no subjects and no odor of marijuana. PETTY THEFT 4:17 p.m. Library?A backpack was stolen. Thursday, May 10 GRAND THEFT 2:04 p.m. Temporary Building?Rugs were stolen. Wednesday, May 9 VEHICLE RECOVERY 1:43 a.m. Off-campus Location?A 1986 Dodge Aries was recovered. GRAND THEFT 1:05 p.m. Draper Hall?A leather coat was taken from the victim?s dorm room. PETTY THEFT 3:22 p.m. University Union?A green mountain bicycle was stolen. WELFARE CHECK 5:30 p.m. Desmond Hall?A male cut his arm on broken glass, but no medical attention was needed. SERVICE 11:29 p.m. Jenkins Hall?Officers were called to check on the welfare of a drunk male who had blonde hair and was wearing a blue visor. They were unable to locate the subject. Tuesday, May 8 WELFARE CHECK 11:45 a.m. Capistrano Hall?A gate arm hit a female in the head. No medical attention was needed but Facilities Management was advised to check the gate arm for malfunction. CASE FOLLOW-UP 3:46 p.m. Residence Hall Parking?An unknown subject let air out of the reporting party?s rear passenger tire. INCIDENT 5:26 p.m. Riverside Hall?Six to seven skateboarders were yelling and screaming in the area and were advised by officers. Monday, May 7 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES 10:20 a.m. Solano Hall?The reporting party requested to have an officer look at a number of faxes the department had been receiving over the past two weeks. An officer checked them, said they looked OK and no report was necessary. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 11:17 a.m. Stadium/Track?A male was making strange noises and was approaching women. He was completely covered in clothing, including black sweats, a jean jacket and a white hat. The subject was gone when officers arrived. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 1:11 p.m. Yosemite Hall?A subject was wandering the halls, opening doors and interrupting classes. The subject was described as a tall, slender, black male and was wearing a light blue shirt and blue jeans. He was contacted and advised to leave campus. TRAFFIC ACCIDENT 3:13 p.m. State University Drive?Three vehicles were involved in an accident and there were no injuries. VANDALISM 9:56 p.m. Sutter Hall?A gold Geo Prizm had two flat tires. TRESPASSING 10:10 p.m. Sierra Hall?The reporting party said he was told that a female who had been barred from the dorms was seen in the building. The subject was gone when officers arrived. AUTO BURGLARY 10:30 p.m. Residence Hall Parking?An unknown subject broke into the reporting party?s gold 1983 Subaru GL and stole two speakers.

Police Log March 10-14

Beth Jones

March 19, 2013

March 10 3:39 a.m.  Someone was arrested for being drunk in public and resisting arrest at the Residence Hall Parking  lot.  March 11 11:07 a.m. Sac State police helped with a vehicle lockout in Parking Structure I.  1:07 p.m. There was a hit and run involving a bicyclist and campus. There were no ...

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