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Security Reports: 3/31/2011

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9:13 p.m. March 16
A security officer observed a male driving recklessly in a Drake parking lot located in the 2500 block of Forest Street. He was advised on trespass for the campus.

12:45 p.m. March 17
A security officer heard a smoke detector going off above the security office. It was determined the alarm went off because a female student living in the apartment had water on and it boiled over and was creating dense smoke from grease and other stuff. No fire was found in the apartment.

7:20 p.m. March 20
A security officer found graffiti on an emergency phone kiosk in a Drake parking lot located in the 2800 block of University Avenue.

2:05 p.m. March 21
A female student reported a male student has been harassing her since June 5 of 2010.  The matter was coordinated with the dean of students.

5:25 p.m. March 25
Security was called to Stalnaker Residence Hall on report of a burglary. A female student reported that a clay jar with almost $100 in quarters inside was stolen. She doesn’t know when it was stolen and doesn’t know who took it. She said she locks her door.

8:43 p.m. March 25
Security went to Crawford Residence Hall on a theft report of stolen clothes from the laundry room. The male student reported $300 worth of clothes stolen. This happened between 5 p.m. and 8:43 p.m. The student doesn’t know who did it.

6:30 p.m. March 26
A white, male adult, non-Drake student with a full beer can in his hand was advised on trespass by security.

12:13 a.m. March 28
Marijuana was found in parking lot 29 at 31st Street and Carpenter Avenue. Security came upon a vehicle running with its lights on that was occupied by three people. The guard approached the vehicle and noticed a distinct marijuana odor as he made it to the driver’s side window. He then asked the group what they were doing. They said nothing. They were then asked if they had been smoking weed, and they said no, but their eyes appeared bloodshot and glossy. The guard had the two passengers step out of the car. All of them denied having marijuana. Finally, one admitted to having smoked the substance. At that point the Des Moines police were called to search the car. When the car was searched they found two small prescription bottles of marijuana. The three boys were issued citations by the Des Moines police department.

4:08 p.m. March 29
Security responded to a fire alarm on the fourth floor of Ross Residence Hall. It was determined that there was no fire, but rather burnt breadsticks in the microwave. The Des Moines fire department was called.

6:03 p.m. March 29
Security responded to a fire alarm in the Olin greenhouse. There was no apparent fire or smoke present when they officers arrived. It was determined that dust was swept up by custodians and caused the fire alarm to go off.

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