On April 14 at 1:15 a.m., a student entered campus through the main entrance and refused to show her identification. PS responded and confronted the student who was slightly intoxicated and uncooperative. She was issued a referral to OCS for failure to comply and was transported to her room on campus by her friends.
On April 15 at 1 a.m., PS responded to a dispute involving a Compass employee and a student in Hofstra USA. The student was angry over an error in her food order and was abusing the employees behind the counter. Once she was given her items PS asked her to leave the area but she refused. Instead, she began a second argument with two students who were in line. At that time, all three students got into a verbal and shoving match at which point PS and additional units were called in to separate the individuals. The situation was calmed and there were no injuries. Three referrals to OCS were issued.
On April 15 at 11:45 a.m., a student reported that when he returned to his vehicle he found derogatory stickers had been placed on the bumper. An investigation was conducted and a male student took responsibility for putting the stickers on the vehicle. The student was issued a referral to OCS for his actions.
On April 17 at 7:10 p.m., a student stated that he left his black backpack containing his laptop unattended between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Netherlands Core. When he returned he discovered that the backpack was missing. Police assistance was declined at this time; an investigation is being conducted.
On April 18, a student reported that at some time between 3:50 p.m. on April 17 and 2:25 p.m. on April 18, he left his cell phone unattended in a room in the law school. When he returned he discovered that his cell phone was missing. The student declined police assistance at this time.
On April 18 at 5:35 p.m., an administrator reported to PS that the Department of Recreation and Intramural Sports golf cart was parked at 12:30 p.m. outside the Student Center. When the administrator left the Student Center at 3 p.m., they discovered the golf cart was missing. It was discovered that a student had taken the vehicle. PS conducted an investigation and the golf cart was returned to campus.
On April 18 at 5:08 p.m., a student reported that at some time between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m., he left his laptop unattended in a room in Breslin Hall. When he returned, the laptop was gone. A search was conducted and yielded no results. Police assistance was declined and an investigation is being conducted.
On April 19 at 6:45 p.m., a WRHU manager reported to PS that an unknown male was using Studio North without prior permission. When asked for identification, the individual became abusive to the staff. PS responded and identified the individual as a graduate student who did not have authorization to be in the studio using the equipment. The student was issued a referral to OCS for failure to comply.
On April 20 at 11 p.m., an RA called PS and reported the odor of marijuana coming from a room on the fifth floor of Estabrook Hall. PS responded and knocked on the door of the room. When the room door was opened they found three students inside. There was a strong smell of marijuana inside the room and there was marijuana and a pipe recovered from inside. These items were confiscated and the three students were issued referrals to OCS.
On April 20 at 11:30 p.m., an employee was walking by a room near Rensselaer House and saw smoke emanating from the open window of a room. The smoke smelled like a strong odor of marijuana. PS responded, entered the room and found it empty. There was marijuana residue on the table, as well as empty liquor bottles. A referral to OCS was prepared and issued to the resident when she returned.