Police briefs 9/26/17 - 10/2/17


Non-student visitors charged with underage drinking

Ray M. Ortiz, 20, and a 16-year-old juvenile visitor, both of Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, were charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 22.

SU police officers detained both individuals in the G-1 parking lot, where they were found to have consumed alcohol and had alcohol in their possession.

Both individuals were transported to the university police department and detained until Ortiz’s father arrived to take custody of the juvenile.

Both individuals were later released and citations were filed charging them with underage drinking.

Kieffer Hall resident charged with underage possession of alcohol

Andrew C. Anderson, 18, of Kieffer Hall, was charged with underage possession of alcohol in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 25.

SU police officers were called to the fourth floor of Kieffer Hall to assist residence hall staff with a possible marijuana odor, eventually tracing the smell to Anderson’s room.

No controlled substances or drug paraphernalia were found in the room, but officers determined that alcohol located in the room belonged to Anderson.

Anderson was released at the scene and a citation was later filed charging him with underage possession of alcohol.

Bicycle stolen near Robb Sports Complex

Emily Barnard came to the SU police department on Friday to report that her purple and white mountain bicycle with a black seat was stolen from the multipurpose athletic field.

Barnard rode her bike to the field for an athletic team practice the day before at approximately 6 p.m. When she returned to the field on Friday at approximately 4 p.m., the bicycle was missing.

The bicycle has a black lock hanging from its frame.

The missing bicycle is valued at approximately $50.

Hit-and-run in the C-7 parking lot

Bryce Mentzer, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, came to the SU police department on Saturday to report damage to his silver 2006 Kia Spectra.

Mentzer’s vehicle was parked in the C-7 commuter parking lot on Friday when it was struck by an unknown vehicle, leaving a dent and white paint transfer on the vehicle’s right rear fender.

No damage estimate has been received at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.

Lackhove Hall resident charged with underage drinking

Kody B. Dale, 20, of Lackhove Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Saturday.

SU police officers observed Dale walking through the G-1 parking lot carrying a can of Miller Lite Beer, which he attempted to conceal, but dropped on the ground when the officers began to approach him.

The partially filled can of beer was retrieved and disposed of, and Dale was released at the scene.

A citation was later filed charging Dale with underage drinking.


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