This report covers a selection of incidents from May 27 to June 29 as recorded in the
Stanford University Department of Public Safety bulletin.
During this period, several laptops and a large number of bicycles were stolen on campus.
Friday, May 27
At 11:25 p.m., a man was cited and released at the corner of Mayfield and Santa Ynez for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
Between 11:30 p.m. on May 27 and 6:00 a.m. on May 28, a laptop was stolen from La Maison Francaise.
Saturday, May 28
At 1:45 a.m., a man was cited and released for urinating in public outside La Maison Francaise.
At 10:20 p.m., a man was cited and released at the corner of Campus Drive and Cowell Lane for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
Sunday, May 29
At 12:45 a.m., a bonfire was reported near a sand volleyball court in a pit behind Narnia house. The Palo Alto Fire Department was called to extinguish the fire.
At 10:05 a.m., a man was cited and released for driving unlicensed at the corner of Stanford Avenue and Yale Avenue.
Monday, May 30
Between 4:30 p.m. and 4:35 p.m., a victim’s unattended camera was stolen from a bench at the Main Quad.
Wednesday, June 1
Between 8:00 a.m. and 6:16 p.m., a victim’s U-locked bike was stolen from the bike rack at the Lokey I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building.
Saturday, June 4
At 1:00 a.m., a man was arrested and transported to Stanford University Medical Center for being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was later released from the emergency room.
Between 3:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., a victim’s unattended tablet computer was stolen from the Toyon Hall lounge.
Between 8:40 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., a victim’s credit cards, cash and license were stolen from her purse left unattended on a bus at the corner of Campus and Escondido.
Sunday, June 5
At 12:31 a.m., a man was transported from Wallenberg Hall to the San Jose Man Jail and booked for burglary.
Monday, June 6
Between 5:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., an unknown suspect tipped over a Stanford Housing golf cart, spilling the battery acid. Palo Alto Fire Department responded to clean up the spill, and Stanford Facilities transported the cart for repairs.
Tuesday, June 7
Between 11:00 p.m. and 11:40 p.m., multiple unknown suspects vandalized furniture in the lobby of Meyer Library during a spontaneous unauthorized party. Stanford Facilities was notified.
Wednesday, June 8
At 4:20 a.m., two arrestees were cited and released for littering in the Kappa Sigma parking lot.
Thursday, June 9
At 3:53 a.m., a man was cited and released for possession of a controlled substance at the Pearce Mitchell Complex.
At 9:00 a.m., a vehicle fire broke out under the hook of a Buick on Junipero Serra Boulevard. The Palo Alto Fire Department extinguished the fire, the vehicle was towed and police provided traffic control.
At 9:45 a.m., a suspect hit a victim while in the bathroom of Memorial Church, then fled. The suspect is still at large.
Sunday, June 12
Between 12:15 a.m. and 12:45 a.m., an unknown suspect entered a room at Kappa Sigma and stole a laptop and camera.
At 10:50 a.m., two juveniles admitted to taking money from a coin purse that fell out of a victim’s purse. The two were admonished and released to their parents.
Monday, June 13
At 1:55 a.m., an illegal bonfire was reported on Cowell Lane. The Palo Alto Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire, and Facility Operations was notified to clean up debris.
At 9:50 p.m., a trash dumpster was reported to be on fire at McFarland Court. The Palo Alto Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire; no people or property was damaged.
Tuesday, June 14
Between 10:45 a.m. and 11:05 a.m., a trespassing incident caused a stay-away letter to be served. The individual stated he understood but disagreed.
Wednesday, June 15
At 2:30 a.m., an unknown suspect spray painted letters on a stone landscaping wall near Roble Hall.
Thursday, June 16
At 9:00 a.m., a City of San Francisco parking meter was found during an end-of-school-year maintenance check at Columbae House.
Friday, June 17
At 2:55 a.m., an arrestee was transported to the San Jose Main Jail and booked for public intoxication, vandalism and tampering with fire equipment.
At 12:00 p.m., the police took an initial report for elderly abuse. After a follow-up investigation, they referred the case to Adult Protective Services.
Tuesday, June 21
At 10:55 a.m., a Bering Sea Ecotech employee hit a gas line while digging a micro trench on Mayfield Avenue. The gas line was temporarily repaired and PG&E was notified.
Wednesday, June 22
Between 2:17 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered an office in Green Earth Sciences building and stole an unattended backpack, which was later found attended at the corner of Panama Street and Samuel Morris Way.
Thursday, June 23
At 3:10 p.m., a small patch of mulch was set on fire at the Cogeneration Plant on Panama Street. Plant workers extinguished the fire before the Palo Alto Fire Department arrived.
Sunday, June 26
At 8:30 p.m., two individuals lost bags on campus that contained their German passports.