Police Briefs 2/27/18 - 3/6/18
Student charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and underage drinking
Adam B. Morrow, 19, of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Feb. 24.
SU officers observed Morrow walking through the G-1 parking lot carrying an open can of beer.
During the course of the incident, Morrow was found to be in possession of an additional quantity of alcohol as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
All of the contraband items were confiscated and held as evidence, and Morrow was released at the scene.
A criminal complaint was later filed charging him with the offenses listed above.
Lackhove Hall resident charged with intent to use drug paraphernalia
Kenneth J. Mull, 19, of Lackhove Hall, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident that occurred on Feb. 24.
University police officers were called to a room on the third floor of Lackhove Hall to assist residence hall staff with an incident involving the possible use of marijuana in the room in question.
Officers responded to the room and located Mull inside, who said he was the only occupant of the room. It was reported that there had been other occupants of the room who had left the area before the officers arrived.
During the course of the investigation, several items of drug paraphernalia were located in the room and were confiscated and held for evidence.
A criminal complaint was later filed charging Mull with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia.
Vandalism reported in Math/Computer Technologies building
A custodial worker in Math/Computer Technologies building reported an incident of vandalism to university police on March 2.
The staff member reported that someone had used a green marker to outline one of the concrete blocks on the wall in the second floor women’s restroom of the building. Officers photographed the graffiti, which was then removed by the custodian using graffiti remover.
There was no permanent damage, and the only cost involved was the custodian’s time taken to remove the markings.
Two students charged with underage drinking
Rebecca L. Hansen, 20, and Erika L. Hansen, 19, both of Greentown, Pennsylvania, were charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Feb. 23.
SU officers observed them walking across the G-1 parking lot carrying a large bottle which was hidden under a coat when the officers approached. Both individuals showed signs of intoxication, admitted to consuming alcohol and were given portable breath tests which confirmed the presence of alcohol in their systems.
Both were released at the scene and citations were later filed charging them with underage drinking.
Burglary reported in Shippensburg Township
Ahmed Mohamed, 43, of Mechanicsburg, and Jerome Brunson, 53, of Harrisburg, reported from Dec. 22, 2017 to Jan. 15, 2018, unknown individuals stole power tools and scrap metal from their property on South Penn Street.
Pennsylvania State Police are still investigating the incident.
Burglary reported in Southampton Township
Holly Lauver, 30, of Shippensburg, reported Nikki Mckee, 30, of Shippensburg, entered her residence on Hershey Road on Feb. 12 around 4:30 p.m. Mckee allegedly stole approximately $300 worth of electronics.
Crash reported in Southampton Township
Miguel Gregorio, 32, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was traveling north on Interstate 81 in Southampton Township on Feb. 25 around 3 a.m. Gregorio lost control of his vehicle because of standing water on the road near the underpass of Baltimore Road. The vehicle struck a tree and stopped, facing east.
The vehicle sustained damage to its front end, but all occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts and were not injured.