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Campus Safety Report Sep. 9 - Sep. 15

Provided by Ross Stout

Director of Campus Safety


The Campus Safety report is published as received without edits by Collegian staff.


Graphic by Maizy Goerlitz

Emergency Medical Aide

September 11, 2022, 12:14 a.m. (In a Campus Residence): Campus Safety received a report that a student felt like they were having a heart attack. Campus Safety responded and contacted WEMS. The student was experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath, and requested medical aid. Campus Safety officers transported them to the emergency room, and assisted the student in checking in at Salem Health.


September 14, 2022, 11:22 p.m. (Campus): A student requested medical assistance due to a potentially sprained ankle and the inability to put weight on their foot. Campus Safetyresponded and provided the student with both ice and heat packs. The student declined crutches and an escort to both their residence hall and the ER.


September 14, 2022, 8:44 p.m. (In a Campus Residence): Campus Safety received a report that a student had bumped their head, was bleeding at the temple, and had almost lost consciousness. Campus sfety responded aand assessed the injury, which was no longer actively bleeding. The student declined an escort to the ER and was advised by Campus Safety to call if they needed additional assistance at any time.


Criminal Mischief & Attempted Theft

September 15, 2022, 1:00 a.m. (Kaneko Commons): Campus Safety received a report of an individual in the Kaneko bike storage making a lot of noise, and that they appeared to be attempting to steal bikes. A Campus Safety officer observed the individual on the skybridge heading South and began to follow them, which prompted the individual to run off campus. The officer returned to the Kaneko bike storage where they found that the gate was broken and no longer able to lock. The bike storage gate was secured with a bike lock temporarily. Maintenance was contacted and the gate was repaired.


Theft

September 9, 2022, 3:30 p.m. (Sparks Parking Lot): Campus Safety received a report that a truck in the Sparks parking lot had a smashed passenger side window. The owner of the vehicle was identified by their parking permit number, and was contacted by Campus Safety. A Campus Safety officer responded and met with the owner of the vehicle and file a report. In addition to the broken window, several of the individual’s belongings were stolen from inside the vehicle.


September 9, 2022 - September 15, 2022 (Kaneko Commons Bike Storage): Throughout the week, Campus Safety received numerous reports that bikes and bike parts were missing / had been stolen from the Kaneko bike storage. Additionally, Campus Safety officers and Willamette community members found discarded bike parts under the skybridge on several occasions - these parts were logged and brought to the Lost and Found at Campus Safety. Bolt cutters were also discovered abandoned on the floor in the Kaneko bike storage area - these were confiscated by a Campus Safety officer and placed in the evidence locker.


Campus Safety Tip of the Week: Bring your bike into the Campus Safety office Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm to register your bike with us and receive a free bike lock!


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