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Security Reports: 1/23/12


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11:36 p.m. Dec. 10
Security was notified by a Drake staff member that a female Drake student was being transported to a local hospital for medical reasons. Security was later informed that the female Drake student had taken some antidepressants. She was transported to a local hospital by a friend for treatment. The director of residence life was notified of this incident.

1:57 p.m. Dec. 15
Security personnel responded to a report of a theft. Upon arrival, security personnel contacted a male Drake employee. The employee stated that he parked his vehicle on campus on Dec. 14, 2011 at approximately noon. The employee stated he noticed that his gym bag was missing from his vehicle on Dec. 15, 2011 at approximately 1 p.m. He stated that his gym bag contained a Drake University issued laptop computer and an iPod. The employee was advised to file a police report.

3:43 a.m. Dec. 17
While on routine patrol, security observed a female on the ground next to a tree by 25th Street and Forest Avenue. The female was also in the company of a few others. Security approached the female to conduct a welfare check. She was identified as a female Drake student. She was intoxicated, and Des Moines Fire Medics and Des Moines Police were later called to Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall, and the above mentioned female was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The dean of students was notified of this incident.

1:19 p.m. Dec. 17
Security personnel responded to Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall to conduct a welfare check on a female Drake student. Upon contacting the intended party, security identified a female Drake student that was intoxicated. The student was incoherent, and Des Moines Police and Fire Medics were called to the scene. She was transported by medics to a local hospital for treatment. The dean of students was notified of this incident.

1:19 p.m. Dec. 17
Upon conducting an end-of-semester room check at Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall, alcohol was located in one of the dorm rooms. The alcohol was located in a female Drake student’s closet. The female Drake student was under the legal age for alcohol consumption. The dean of students was notified about this incident.

4:50 p.m. Dec. 17
A Des Moines police officer was given a pair of keys by an unidentified person who stated he found the set of keys on Drake’s campus. The keys had a Drake residence hall keychain attached. The police officer gave security the pair of keys and also the fake identification card that was attached. The department of transportation was notified and will conduct further follow up on this incident.

11:43 a.m. Dec. 18
Security personnel was notified by an unidentified caller that they saw flames coming from the Norman Apartments located on the 3100 block of 30th Street. Security, along with the Des Moines Fire Department, responded to the scene and did observe smoke coming from the building. Security contacted the male Drake student who was occupying the room where the fire originated. He stated the fire started when he was cooking and that he tried to contain the fire. The fire department arrived and ensured the fire was fully extinguished. Facilities were informed of this incident along with Drake Real Estate.

11:05 a.m. Dec. 20
Security personnel responded to Morehouse Residence Hall on a fire alarm that was activated. Upon arrival, security contacted a Drake staff member, who stated the alarm sounded when she was cooking in the basement. There was no fire or damage to the building or surrounding area. The Des Moines Fire Department arrived on scene and approved the rest of the alarm.

4 p.m. Dec. 21
Drake Security personnel were notified by a Drake staff member that a piccolo was missing from the fine arts band room in Carpenter Hall. The staff member stated she was not sure how long the instrument was missing. No police report was filed at this time.

12:17 a.m. Dec. 23
Drake Security personnel assisted Des Moines Police in the apprehension of two male suspects that fled from a vehicle. Both suspects were taken into custody. The suspects were apprehended at 23rd street and University Avenue. The suspects were not Drake affiliated.

4:30 p.m. Dec.23
A non-Drake affiliated male came into the security office and stated that he found an injured animal. Security notified the Animal Rescue League and they took possession of the injured dog.

10:25 p.m. Dec. 26
Security responded to the 1400 block of 31st Street on a report of a burglary. It appeared an unknown suspect broke the back door window to gain access to the residence. A 32-inch Samsung television was taken from the residence. The victim was a male Drake student. Des Moines Police was contacted and a police report was filed.

8:28 p.m. Dec. 30
While on routine patrol, security personnel noticed a Des Moines Public Works caution sign in the window of a dorm room located in Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall. Des Moines Police and public works were notified, and the property was returned to public works. No police report was filed at that time.

10:28 a.m. Jan. 4
A Drake employee informed security that while he was working, he fell and injured his right knee and head. He stated that he fell while stepping over a carpet in Aliber Hall. The employee later received medical treatment.

1:32 a.m. Jan. 6
While conducting an interior check of the Harmon Fine Arts Center security personnel noticed damage to a door leading to the sound booth. The door leading to the sound booth was hanging by the bottom hinge. It appears the suspect(s) used an unknown object to gain entry into the sound booth. There was also damage to the exterior area surrounding the locking mechanism. Drake staff conducted an inventory search. It appeared no items were missing from the building. The Des Moines Police Department was called to the scene and a police report was taken.

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