The State Hornet

Student and friend robbed at gunpoint in parking lot 7

Imran Majid

April 16, 2013

A student and her boyfriend were robbed at gunpoint in Parking Lot 7 on Saturday evening. The victims did not sustain any injuries but their wallets, cell phones, and an iPad were taken. Police Chief Mark Iwasa said armed robbery is almost unheard of at Sacramento State, because students do not carry items of ...

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...

Bicycle bandits keep bagging up bikes

Police Cheif Mark M. Iwasa says that many students who have their bicycles stolen use locks that are not efficient enough to keep theifs from stealing them on Mar. 5, 2013.

Imran Majid

March 12, 2013

They can be seen of all designs and colors, zipping in and out of the small gaps in between hordes of students clustered together. Others ride more slowly, carefully avoiding students on their way to class. Bikes are a common sighting at Sacramento State, but many are stolen each year. Of the 40 report...