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Crime Brief

Amy Patton, News Editor

December 8, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

In an email crime alert notice that was sent to students and faculty of Cal State Long Beach on Monday, University Police stated that a man allegedly assaulted a woman on the fourth level of parking structure 1. The woman who reported the crime said that she was walking to her car around 2:20 p.m. when a man approached her and brandished a knife. The victim said she injured her had as she tried to grab it. The suspect then...

Two Vehicles were burglarized on the same day

Two Vehicles were burglarized on the same day

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

Two vehicle burglaries occurred on Friday between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Cal State Long Beach, according to University Police. In each case, the front window of the vehicle was shattered and a purse was...

Two Macbooks Stolen

Meghin Hewitt

November 18, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

Lt. Richard Goodwin said two MacBooks were stolen on Nov. 7, one from the Theatre Arts building and one from a Faculty Office. A Macintosh HD Pro, valued at $4,000, was stolen from a design studio in the Theatre Arts building at 3:09 p.m., Goodwin said Goodwin said a MacBook Air, valued between $900 and $1000, had been placed in a filing cabinet and was noticed missing at 1:03 p.m., Goodwin said. Stolen items Goodwin said on Nov. 8, ...

Students, faculty express concern at town hall

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

Separate meetings were held for faculty and students Wednesday regarding the incident that closed the design building on Friday. The board in charge of the town hall meeting included Tom Mazalia, the Director of Judicial Affairs and Student Conduct, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Jeff Klaus, Lt. Richard Goodwin of the University Police department and Chair of the Design Department Martin Herman. During...

Design department shaken by student note

Branden Raulston, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

Following the shutdown of the Human Services and Design building on Friday, Design Department Chair Martin Herman has called for a town hall meeting to discuss the incident that hastened the department shut down. The undergraduate design advisor sent an email on Monday evening to design students on behalf of Herman; the email read, “there was an incident in the department this past Friday that precipitated my request...

Man arrested for DUI

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Crime, News

A 54-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol near the Macintosh Humanities Building on Oct. 30 at 9:25 p.m., Lt. Richard Goodwin said. A shuttle bus driver reported seeing the subject in a 1999 Toyota Corolla driving over the grass area at the south turn, and the car’s front passenger tire was flat. According to the bus driver, the man was stumbling in and out of the vehicle and then urinat...

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...