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Bicycle stolen from outside of Lackhove Hall

A female minor reported a theft to SU police on Aug. 3 while attending a summer camp on campus.

The bicycle was stolen from the area outside of Lackhove Hall, and was reported to be a blue and silver Nishiki girl’s hybrid bicycle that was purchased from Dick’s Sporting Goods.

The missing bicycle is valued at approximately $350.


Hit and run reported outside of Dauphin Humanities Center

SU maintenance staff reported that a bike rack had been damaged outside of Dauphin Humanities Center to SU police on Aug. 21.

Based on the damage, it appeared that someone may have backed their vehicle into the rack. The bike rack may be able to be repaired, but will be replaced if it is deemed necessary.

No damage estimate is available at this time.


Two individuals charged with underage drinking 

Emily R. Trent, 19, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, and Gianna L. Leffew, 20, of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, were charged with underage drinking on Aug. 26.

Both individuals were walking through the G-1 parking lot when they were stopped by SU police officers and found to be in possession of alcohol.

Citations were later filed charging both individuals with underage drinking.


Naugle and Seavers Hall residents charged with underage drinking

Scout D. Knotts, 18, of Naugle Hall, Chase M. Zurawski, 19, of Seavers Hall, and Dalton P. Olafsson-Oates, 18, of Naugle Hall, were charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Aug. 26.

Officers patrolling the area of the L-2 storage parking lot observed a group of people walking through the parking lot and saw that at least one of the individuals was in possession of alcohol.

The students were all found to have been consumed alcohol, and were in possession of alcohol when they were stopped by the police officers.

Citations were later filed charging three individuals with underage drinking.


Hit and run reported outside of the Franklin Science Center

A faculty member reported a hit and run incident to SU police on Aug. 30.

Faculty member Alex Spore parked his gray 2013 Honda Fit sedan outside of the Franklin Science Center in the faculty parking area outside of the building. During this time, the vehicle was scraped along the right rear bumper and fender area.

No damage estimate is available at this time.


Harley Hall resident charged with underage drinking

Gregory A. Nunez, 18, of Harley Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Aug. 31.

Officers were dispatched to the front entrance of Harley Hall after receiving reports of an intoxicated male who was seated outside of the building. 

When officers arrived, they found Nunez to be highly intoxicated and seated in a chair. Nunez was semi-conscious at the time, had vomited and did not seem to understand the questions officers were trying to ask him.

Nunez was evaluated and an ambulance was dispatched, transporting Nunez to Chambersburg Hospital for further treatment.

A citation was later filed charging Nunez with underage drinking.


Stolen property reported in the CUB food court

Kayla A. Waterman of McCune Hall reported a theft to SU police on Sept. 1.

Waterman reported she had eaten in the CUB food court area earlier in the day and when she prepared to leave the building she could not find her wallet or iPhone on the table where she had been sitting.

Officers attempted to track the phone through the university’s computer center. According to the tracking device the phone was still somewhere in the food court area, but police officers were unable to locate it.

In addition to the missing phone, Waterman is missing her wallet, which contained cash, her SU ID, Social Security card, medical card and her credit card. 

The total value of the missing items is approximately $790.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.


Non-student visitor charged with underage drinking

Edward Charles Penza, 18, a non-student visitor from Aston, Pennsylvania, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 2.

Penza was observed staggering along Adams and Cumberland Drives by SU police officers, and nearly falling as he attempted to step from the street to the sidewalk.

Officers stopped Penza, who showed obvious signs of intoxication and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was administered a portable breath test which tested positive for alcohol consumption.

Penza was released to his friends, and a citation was later filed charging him with underage drinking.


Non-student visitor charged with underage drinking

A 16-year-old, non-student visitor was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 2.

The male was walking through the G-1 parking lot carrying a 750 milliliter bottle of Paul Masson Mango Grande Amber Brandy when he was observed by an SU police officer.

After being stopped by police officers the scene, he was charged with underage drinking and his mother was notified of the incident.


Non-student visitor charged with underage drinking

Daniel Thomas Coughlin, 19, of Perkasie, Pennsylvania, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 3.

An SU police officer was on patrol in the area of the old steam plant off of North Prince Street when he observed Coughlin urinating in public along the tree line between the rails to trails area of Old Main Drive.

When the officer exited his patrol vehicle, Coughlin attempted to flee on foot but was stopped by another officer before he could cross North Prince Street.

Coughlin was found to be intoxicated and in the possession of alcohol. He was administered a portable breath test, which confirmed the presence of alcohol in his system. 

Coughlin was cited for underage drinking and was transported to his residence where he was released.


Criminal mischief reported in the G-1 parking lot

Austin Jones of New Windsor, Maryland, reported to SU police on Sept. 3 that his black 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt coupe had been damaged.

Jones’ vehicle was parked in the G-1 parking lot when someone ripped the radio antenna off his vehicle sometime between Sept. 2 and 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 3.

The cost to replace the antenna is approximately $50. The investigation into this incident remains open at this time.


Lackhove Hall resident charged with underage possession of alcohol

Evan Bryce Stewart, 18, of Lackhove Hall, was charged with underage possession of alcohol in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 3.

Officers were dispatched to the third floor of Stewart’s residence hall for a smoke detector activation that set off the general fire alarm system. 

After checking the room for the cause of the activation and speaking to the residents of the room, alcohol was found inside a refrigerator in the room. 

Stewart was determined to be the owner of the alcohol and was charged with underage possession of alcohol.


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