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Police Blotter: March 9 – March 29

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This report covers a selection of incidents from March 9 to March 29 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.

Monday, March 9 – March 11

  • No incidents were reported.

Thursday, March 12

  • An unknown suspect or suspects stole an individual’s viola from the Nitery sometime between 11:50 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
  • Rosse House was evacuated after a pan accidentally caught fire at 2:55 p.m, causing heavy smoke.

Friday, March 13

  • An individual was arrested and transported to the San Jose Main Jail for driving under the influence and driving unlicensed near Palm Drive and Roth Way at 3:20 a.m.
  • A campus security authority (CSA) informed SUDPS that a female student reported that she was sexually assaulted on Feb. 28 in her residence hall. No information about the individual allegedly responsible for the assault was provided.

Saturday, March 14

  • No incidents were reported.

Sunday, March 15

  • An unknown suspect or suspects smashed the window of a victim’s vehicle, stealing an iPhone charger and wallet containing credit cards, gift cards and currency sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m near Stanford Avenue.
  • Unknown suspects entered the Central Energy Facility and attempted to steal several bundles of copper wire before being interrupted and then fleeing the facility sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 10:10 p.m.

Monday, March 16

  • No incidents were reported.

Tuesday, March 17

  • One athletic vehicle was tipped over and one had its wires pulled from under the dash in front of the Sunken Diamond Baseball Stadium sometime between 7:00 p.m. Monday and 5:00 a.m. Tuesday.
  • An unknown suspect or suspects smashed the driver’s side window of a victim’s vehicle in Parking Structure 5 and stole a purse containing a wallet, currency, cards and other items sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 18

  • An individual was punched in the stomach while walking on the footpath of the Stanford golf course sometime between 11:30 p.m. and midnight by a suspect the victim may have known from a prior encounter.

Thursday, March 19

  • An individual was arrested and transported to the San Jose Main Jail for public intoxication near Pampas Drive and Serra Street at 2:31 a.m.

Friday, March 20

  • A campus security authority (CSA) informed SUDPS that a female student reported that she is the victim of on-going stalking by an ex-partner, who is also a student. The date when the stalking began is unknown.
  • A campus security authority (CSA) informed SUDPS that a female student reported that she was sexually assaulted in September, 2011, in her residence hall by a male student known to the victim. The time and date of the incident have not been determined.
  • A generator at the demolished Meyer Library caught fire and was billowing smoke at 3:25 p.m. before PAFD arrived and extinguished the flames.

Saturday, March 21

  • An individual was cited and released for being in possession of a controlled substance near Galvez Street and Arboretum Road at 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 22

  • PAFD responded after a computer caught fire and began emitting a small amount of smoke at Mariposa House at 8:15 a.m. There was no damage to the building.

Monday, March 23

  • A verbal domestic dispute occurred sometime between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. near an Escondido Village residence.

Tuesday, March 24 – Wednesday, March 25

  • No incidents were reported.

Thursday, March 26

  • An individual’s reportedly locked bike was stolen from the Varian Physics Lab bike rack sometime between noon and 6:00 p.m.

Friday, March 27

  • Two individuals were arrested near Oregon Expressway and El Camino Real and transported to the San Jose Main Jail for outstanding felony warrants out of San Benito County at 12:48 a.m.
  • An individual was arrested for domestic violence near an Escondido Village residence after hitting his partner in the chest and biting the victim’s wrist when he tried to stop the arrestee from hitting him at 8:20 p.m.

Saturday, March 28

  • No incidents were reported.

Sunday, March 29

  • An unknown suspect or suspects stole a golf cart from the track house parking lot sometime between 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.

According to the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin, one alcohol transport was reported for the 21-day period between March 9 and March 29.
Contact Sam Premutico at samprem ‘at’ stanford.edu.

Sam Premutico ’18 is a staff writer covering University and local news. A freshman from Brooklyn, New York, Sam has a wide range of academic interests, including biology and philosophy. When not in class or writing for The Daily, Sam enjoys solving crossword puzzles and playing for the Stanford Men’s Squash team. To contact Sam, email him at samprem ‘at’ stanford.edu.