Daily 49er

Suspect Linked to Previous Crimes Arrested After Stealing iPad

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

University Police arrested Timothy Rodriguez, 23, on Oct. 14 for stealing an iPad; University Police suspect that he was involved with multiple thefts of electronic devices on campus in 2012. A student studying in the Horn Center on Oct. 30, 2012, noticed a man pacing near her study area at computer 123 just before she received a phone call. She left the area to talk, when she returned the man and her white iPad 2 were...

University Police “sniff” out theft

Will Theisen, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

The students in room 105 were taking notes last month on “the details that make a good story” when Detective Corporal Antonio Maciel entered the room and apologized for interrupting. After identifying himself and two other officials from the Cal State University Long Beach Investigations Bureau, Maciel entered the lecture hall and began his search. Amelie Florence, a senior creative writing major, stopped taking notes...

Man arrested after failure to appear in court

October 7, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

Lt. Richard Goodwin said a man who had failed to pay a $35,000 traffic warrant, which was issued after he failed to appear in court for a traffic violation, was arrested on Oct. 5 at 7:30 a.m. Police checked the license plate record of an unoccupied parked vehicle near Liberal Arts Building 1 and found that the driver had a warrant. The warrant was issued after the driver failed to appear in court, and bail was set for...

Stolen vehicle recovered

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

On Sept. 28, at 2:35 a.m., a vehicle reported stolen to the Long Beach Police Department was recovered in parking structure 1, Lt. Goodwin said. The vehicle that was recovered was a 1993, black, 4-door Honda. Lt. Goodwin said that the vehicle was towed and stored. He said there were no people found with the car, and the owner has been contacted. Man taken into custody and fined after making verbal threats Lt. Goodwin...

Man carrying marijuana threatens to kill with scissors

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

University Police responded to a report of a man threatening another man with a pair of scissors on Sept. 10 at 2:51 p.m. at the University Library, Lt. Richard Goodwin said. Goodwin said the male victim reported that he was approached by the suspect who “pulled out marijuana, asked if he had something to smoke it in, then threatened to kill him and stick him with scissors.” The suspect was gone by the time police a...

Black Acura stolen from Parking Structure 3

Black Acura stolen from Parking Structure 3

September 10, 2014

A 2006 black, two-door Acura was reported stolen from Parking Structure 3 on Aug. 26 sometime between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., when it was parked when the owner returned, University Police Lt. Richard Goodwin...

Man stopped for alleged illegal filming, cited for fake ID

Man stopped for alleged illegal filming, cited for fake ID

September 8, 2014

A man received a seven-day suspension from Cal State Long Beach Monday and a citation for allegedly providing false identification to law enforcement, University Police Sgt. Keith Caires said. University...

Police investigates possible burglary at Union Weekly

Police investigates possible burglary at Union Weekly

Pumi Phipathanananth and Shane Newell, Staff Writers

August 26, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

University Police Lt. Richard Goodwin confirmed that an investigation is ongoing regarding the theft of two computers and damages to a glass door at the Union Weekly office at the University Student Uni...