Theft reported at Rife Alumni House
University police on Sept. 21 placed two wooden traffic barricades in the alley next to the Rife Alumni House on North Prince Street due to the development of a sinkhole in the roadway.
Beween the hours of approximately 11 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 23, an unknown person or persons removed one of the barricades and took it from the scene. Officers searched the immediate area but were unable to locate the missing barricade.
The missing barricade is valued at approximately $50. The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending identification of a suspect or suspects.
Theft reported in Naugle Hall
Matthew Gentile, of Naugle Hall, came to university police to report that his Sony PlayStation 4 was stolen from his residence hall room on Sept. 23.
The item was reportedly stolen sometime between Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. and Sept. 23 at 5 p.m.
There are no suspects at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.
The PlayStation is valued at approximately $300.
Theft reported in Kriner Dining Hall
Joseph Figueroa, an employee at Kriner Dining Hall, reported to university police a theft of his personal property from the building.
Figueroa reported that someone stole his vaping device and a bottle of vape oil from a storage room in the basement of the building. The theft is believed to have occurred on Sept. 25 between 11:30 a.m. and noon.
The vaping device is valued at approximately $75, and the vape oil is valued at approximately $20.
Criminal mischief and theft reported in CUB
University police on Sept. 30 received a report of criminal mischief to a door belonging to Room 223 of the Ceddia Union Building.
Someone defaced a white board on the door with black marker and removed several items from the door itself, as well as the surrounding area. The damage and theft are believed to have occurred between 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 28 and 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 30.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Hit and run reported in storage parking lot
Madison Bills, of Mechanicsburg, came to university police on Oct. 3 to report damage to her 2010 Toyota Prius.
The damage occurred sometime between Sept. 27 and Oct. 2 while parked in the L-1 storage parking lot. There were several scrapes along the driver’s side of the vehicle, and the rear driver’s side bumper was bent outward.
The incident remains under investigation at this time. No damage estimate has yet been received.
Student charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia
Ashley K. Myers, 27, of Shippensburg, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia in connection to an incident that occurred on Sept. 26 around noon.
A university police officer conducted a traffic stop in the F/S-15 faculty/staff parking lot behind Reisner Dining Hall and noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle when speaking to the driver.
Further investigation led to the discovery of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, which were recovered from inside the vehicle.
A criminal complaint was filed with the local magisterial district judge.
Kieffer Hall resident charged with underage drinking
Cheyanne D. Saez, 18, of Kieffer Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 28.
University police were called to Kieffer Hall at approximately 8:30 p.m. to assist the residence hall staff with a highly-intoxicated female student. Officers arrived and identified the female in question as Saez.
Saez was found to be intoxicated, admitted to consuming alcohol and was given a portable breath test which confirmed the presence of alcohol in her system.
Due to Saez’s condition, an ambulance was dispatched to the scene.
A citation was later filed charging Saez with underage drinking.
Student charged with underage drinking
Connor L. Laughlin, 19, of Newburg, Pennsylvania, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 29.
Laughlin was discovered seated inside a parked vehicle at approximately 6 a.m. with the engine running and lights on in the G-1 parking lot. He appeared to be sleeping inside the vehicle.
Officers approached the vehicle to check on Laughlin’s welfare and found that he was intoxicated and in possession of alcohol.
Laughlin was transported to the university police station, where he was issued a citation for underage drinking and was then released to a friend.
Seavers Hall resident charged with underage drinking
Kayla E. Feeney, 18, of Seavers Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 30.
Feeney was observed walking through the G-1 parking lot around midnight carrying a silver thermos mug, which she placed on a light post and attempted to walk away from when she observed the officer approaching.
Feeney was stopped, found to be intoxicated and admitted to consuming alcohol. She was given a portable breath test which tested positive for the presence of alcohol in her system. The mug that she was carrying was also found to contain alcohol.
Feeney was cited for underage drinking, and after being evaluated by EMS was transported to her residence hall where she was released.
McCune Hall resident charged with underage drinking
Mary K. Mullarkey, 18, of McCune Hall, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Sept. 30.
University police received a call at approximately 2:30 a.m. from a witness reporting a highly-intoxicated female walking on the sidewalk near Harley Hall. The witness said the female was having difficulty walking, and they were afraid that she was going to fall and injure herself.
Officers responded to the area and located Mullarkey at the front of McCune Hall attempting to swipe in.
Upon speaking with Mullarkey, the officers found that she was intoxicated. She admitted to consuming alcohol, had alcohol in her possession submitted to a portable breath test which tested positive for the presence of alcohol in her system.
Mullarkey was escorted to her room where she was released. A citation was later filed charging her with underage drinking.
Student charged with underage drinking
Samuel D. Greak, 19, of Mechanicsburg, was charged with underage drinking in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 6 .
Greak was observed walking through the G-1 parking lot at approximately 10 p.m. carrying a full 40-ounce bottle of Hurricane Malt Liquor.
Greak was stopped, the alcohol was confiscated and disposed of, and a citation was issued charging him with underage drinking.