Police briefs 10/23/17


Naugle Hall resident charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

Miles E. Albritton, 18, of Naugle Hall, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 6 in the student recreation area.

SU police officers observed Albritton sitting in the Burd Run Pavilion picnic area. He ran when he noticed the SU patrol car approaching the area.

The officer approached Albritton in the area of the community garden and questioned him about his behavior. During the investigation, the officer discovered that Albritton had a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession. 

The officer confiscated the items and Albritton was released at the scene. A criminal complaint was later filed charging him with the charges listed above.


McCune Hall resident charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

Logan P. West, 19, of McCune Hall, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 6.

SU police officers were dispatched to West’s room for a maintenance issue that involved a broken lock on his bedroom door.

While handling the issue, officers discovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol in the room. All of the items were confiscated and the alcohol was disposed of.

A criminal complaint was filed charging West with the charges listed above. The residence hall staff will document the other occupants of the room for the alcohol violation through Shippensburg University’s Dean of Students Office.


Kieffer Hall resident charged with underage drinking

Andrew C. Anderson, 18, of Kieffer Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 7.

SU police officers were called to the fourth floor of Kieffer Hall after a report of a water leak caused water damage.

Officers went to Anderson’s room where the leak was believed to have originated and found that Anderson had fallen asleep in the shower, causing the water to overflow and leak to the lower floors.

Anderson was found to be intoxicated and admitted to consuming alcohol at a part off campus earlier in the night.

Anderson was cited for underage drinking and will be responsible for any damage caused by the water leak.


Non-student visitor charged with underage drinking and disorderly conduct

Shawna R. Lewis, 18, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was charged with disorderly conduct and underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 7.

SU police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Adams and Cumberland drives in response to the activation of an emergency phone.

A group of individuals were found walking in the area of the emergency phone that was activated, and were stopped and questioned about the activation by the officers.

An officer at the police station reviewed the video surveillance camera in the area and was able to determine that Lewis was responsible for activating the phone, although there was no emergency at the time.

Lewis, who showed signs of intoxication, was released to her friends at the scene and citations were later filed charging her with underage drinking and disorderly conduct.


Naugle Hall resident charged with underage drinking

Jason R. Litofsky, 18, of Naugle Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 8.

SU police officers observed Litofsky staggering near the area of the water tower between Naugle and Seaver Halls, and was being assisted and held up by another individual.

Officers stopped the pair and found Litofsky to be intoxicated and in possession of two partially filled bottles of liquor. 

Litofsky was given a portable breath test that confirmed the presence of alcohol in his system. The alcohol in Litofsky’s possession was confiscated, and he was released to a friend that helped him return to his residence hall.

A citation was later filed charging Litofsky was underage drinking.


Debit and student ID cards stolen from Lackhove Hall

Jordan Herchelroath, of Lackhove Hall, reported to SU police on Thursday that her SU ID card and Union National Bank debit card were stolen from her dorm room.

Herchelroath reported that sometime between Oct. 11 at approximately 3 p.m. and Oct. 12 at approximately 10:30 a.m., someone entered her bedroom and stole her student ID and debit cards.

Herchelroath said she had checked with her bank and her debit card had not been used.

Officers advised Herchelroath to check with her bank again and to have the card cancelled.

Her SU ID card was deactivated so it could not be used and she was issued a new card.


Seavers Hall resident charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

Aundre J. Ogden, 18, of Seavers Hall, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 19.

SU police officers were called to the second floor of Seavers Hall to assist residence hall staff with a strong odor of marijuana coming from Ogden’s room.

Ogden and his roommate were contacted and gave permission for the officer to enter and search the room.

A small amount of marijuana was found in the room and was determined to belong to Ogden.

A criminal complaint was later filed against Ogden, charging him with the offenses listed above.


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