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8:50 p.m. Nov. 14
A female Drake University student came into the Security Office to report that someone had rummaged through her vehicle. The student stated she parked her vehicle on campus in parking lot 30, located at 3206 University Ave. The student stated that she was unsure if she locked her vehicle. She stated that nothing was taken from her vehicle, but it was evident that someone had entered her vehicle and rummaged through her belongings. There was no suspect information, witnesses or physical evidence at the scene.
8 a.m. Nov. 15
A Drake University staff member located in the legal clinic contacted security to report that a female staff member was experiencing the following: blurred vision, dizziness and difficulty breathing. Security, the Des Moines Fire Department and rescue medics responded to the legal clinic where they assessed the employee. The employee denied transportation to the hospital by rescue personnel and was taken home by her daughter.
9 a.m. Nov. 16
A Drake University employee notified security of a suspicious vehicle parked at lot 33 located at 2900 Forest Ave. He stated that the vehicle’s trunk and passenger side doors were open. Security responded to the scene and made contact with the owner, who is a male Drake student. The owner stated that he was not sure if his vehicle was locked or not. Upon assessing his vehicle, the student stated that no items were taken from his vehicle. There was no suspect information, witnesses or physical evidence at the scene.
10:58 a.m. Nov. 16
A residence assistant requested that security personnel respond to a resident hall on a possible medical/mental concern. Security arrived on scene and made contact with the Drake student. Security assessed the situation and contacted Des Moines Police along with Mobile Crisis. Security was informed that the student was in possession of a ferret, which is in violation of Drake University policy. The Drake student was assessed by Mobile Crisis and was provided with resource material and contact information of counseling services. The ferret was turned over to Drake University personnel for safe keeping until the student can make other arrangements for the animal.
4:07 p.m. Nov. 16
Security was notified by a female Drake University student that the Garmin GPS she had in her vehicle had been stolen. The student stated that she parked her vehicle in lot 33 located on the 2900 block of Forest Avenue about one month ago. She stated that she can not remember if she locked her vehicle or not. There were no visible indicators that the vehicle had forcible entry. The student declined to file a police report of this incident. There was no suspect information, witnesses or physical evidence at the scene.
7: 52 p.m. Nov. 16
Security was notified by a female Drake University student that she had accidently left her laptop computer in Meredith Hall. Security personnel responded to Meredith Hall to search for the computer. Officers did not locate the computer and documented this incident.
11:47 p.m. Nov. 16
Security responded to Stalnaker Residence Hall on an odor investigation. Security was advised that a strong smell of marijuana was coming from the basement. Security arrived on the scene and immediately noticed the strong smell of marijuana coming from one of the rooms. Security made contact with two males and one female Drake University students that were standing in the doorway where the odor was most prevalent. Security inspected the room and located alcohol and marijuana. Des Moines Police responded to the scene and will further investigate and follow up on this incident.
Security was informed by Des Moines Police that a search warrant was conducted at a non-Drake affiliated property near campus. After the search was conducted, a male Drake student was arrested for possession with intent to deliver. Des Moines Police will conduct further follow-up and investigation.
1:40 a.m. Nov. 19
While on routine patrol, security observed two unidentified males riding bicycles through parking lot 33 located on the 2900 block of Forest Avenue. As security personnel started to approach the subjects, they both jumped off the bicycles and fled on foot. Security took both bicycles from the scene and booked them as found property.
6:42 p.m. Nov. 19
A female Drake student found a wallet lying on the ground in front of 3212 Forest Ave. She brought the wallet to the security office on Nov. 21, 2011. Security contacted the owner and the wallet was returned.
10 p.m. Nov. 19
While on routine patrol at Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall, security observed a cracked window. Security was advised by the residence advisor that the window was broken during a pool game. Security notified the engineering department of the broken window so the damaged property could be repaired.
12:14 a.m Nov. 20
While on routine patrol, security located a fake Minnesota driver’s license lying on the ground in front of the main entry door at Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall. Security inquired Drake staff to see if the male identified on the driver’s license was a resident of the hall. Drake staff confirmed that the male identified on the fake Minnesota driver’s license was a Drake student. Security turned the fake identification card over to the Iowa Department of Transportation for further follow-up. The dean of students was notified about the incident.
6:30 p.m. Nov. 21
While on routine patrol, security observed a group of unidentified male juveniles standing around a facilities vehicle. The vehicle was parked in front of 1229 25th St. Security then noticed various clothing items and towels thrown on the ground near the vehicle. As security started to approach the juveniles, they began to walk away and shout obscenities. Security did make contact with one of the juveniles. He admitted that some of others had thrown those items from the vehicle. The juveniles were advised that they were not allowed on Drake property and would be prosecuted for trespassing if they returned.