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ARCHIVE: February 2007

FIRE (ALARM) RELATED:

February 25, 10:15 pm: Chown Hall - Fire alarm in the Residence caused by a maliciously activated pull station on the first floor.

February 21, 3:45 am: Victoria Hall - A fire alarm activated in the Residence due to a steam leak in a basement mechanical room.

February 20, 1:00 pm: Chernoff Hall - A fire alarm occurred due to a maliciously activated pull station.

February 11, 12:35 am: Jean Royce Hall - A piece of paper was set on fire in the Residence and activated a smoke detector on the 3rd floor. Both Security and KFD attended and the system was reset at 12:52 am.

February 9, 4:20 am: Gordon Brockington House - A fire alarm was indicated for the Residence and soon afterwards both the desk clerk and a don reported having seen an unknown male run out of the building immediately after the bells sounded. Neither could provide a description.. Security staff and KFD confirmed a pull station had been activated maliciously on the 1st floor.

February 8, 12:29 am: Morris Hall - The ERC received a 3rd hand report from an RLC who reported a gas smell in the Residence that was causing some students to feel faint. The caller was advised to activate a pull station, but was not in the building so they contacted a don to do so.  Both KFD and Regional Ambulance attended the call with Campus Security, however the smell was traced to a couple of students' rooms - where it is believed incense had been burned - and a nearby washroom that smelled of chlorine or disinfectant. KFD determined the combined odours likely caused the initial concerns and no students required treatment or were assessed by paramedics.

February 2, 1:45 am: Waldron Tower - A fire alarm activated in the Residence due to fire extinguishers being discharged in a stairwell and some hallways. 


SUSPICIOUS PERSONS / ACTIVITY:

February 20, 8:35 pm: Student Housing Area - A student residing in a house near campus reported someone attempted to open their back door 20 minutes earlier. When the tenant heard the door handle being jiggled, they turned on a light and the person at the door must have left.

February 12, 2:55 pm: Campus - A staff member reported leaving his office unlocked and unattended for a few moments and then returned to see an unknown man walking out of it. When questioned, he provided no reason for his presence and quickly left the scene.  Upon entering the office, the staff member realized some cash was missing from a wallet left on a desk.  The description was similar to a suspicious person reported in an Alert the previous day and one issued a month prior to that.  A search of the surrounding area was unsuccessful in relocating the suspect.

February 12, 1:10 pm: Botterell Hall - A staff member reported an unknown man had stepped into her office about a half hour earlier and then quickly left when he realized the room was not empty. The description was similar to a suspicious person reported in an Alert the previous day and one issued a month prior to that.

February 4, 12:15 am: Residences - A desk clerk contacted the ERC to report having observed two intoxicated males trying to take a female out of the building who did not appear to want to leave with them. Residence staff on scene later confirmed witnessing the two males carrying the female outside and that bystanders who tried to intervene were threatened by the two men.

Security staff attended and questioned the group. Although the intoxicated female stated she was fine, the two males became belligerent and refused to provide identification when requested. Kingston City Police were contacted and attained ID from the individuals - only one of the males was a Queen's student - and also had an ambulance attend to assess the female before driving them to their destination nearby.


BREAK-IN / THEFT (PERSONAL PROPERTY):

February 22, 10:40 am: Campus - Staff report a locker was broken into in their building and an MP3 w headphones stolen sometime during the previous day's early afternoon.

February 21, 7:30 pm: Campus - The ERC was informed a number of lockers were broken into in a building - no property was immediately reported missing.

February 14, 3:35 pm: Stauffer Library - A student reported a wallet was stolen out of her coat or knapsack the previous day while they were left unattended for a brief period of time.  The wallet is about 10" long and has a beige checkered pattern and a large buckle on it.  

February 10, 6:00 pm: Stauffer Library - A student reported her wallet was stolen sometime within a half hour period while left unattended in the library.

February 9, 9:00 am: Campus - A staff member reported a wallet was stolen from her purse when she left her office unlocked and unattended for a couple of minutes.

February 3, 8:45 pm: PhysEd Centre - A caller reported his red & black "Roots Canada" school bag was stolen from a dressing room sometime during the previous day.  It contained text books and possibly a camera.


BREAK-IN / THEFT (QUEEN'S PROPERTY):

February 19, 4:35 pm: Physed Centre - Staff report a 6' X 9' banner ("Queen's Hockey- the Puck Stops Here") was stolen from the main lobby of the arena sometime between 11:30pm the previous night and the time of this report.

February 13, 2:45 pm: Campus - Staff reported a laptop computer and projector were stolen.  The laptop is a silver Toshiba Tecra M3 computer, model# PA3283U-1CA / serial#  95015155H, and the silver projector is a NEC LT20 DLP data projector, serial# 5300077CA.

February 12, Campus - Staff reported a laptop computer had been stolen. It is a blue topped Toshiba Satellite 1900 - serial# 2041967C-QT .


THEFT OF VEHICLE:

February 14, 11:05 pm: An Clachan Complex - A tenant reported their vehicle was stolen from the parking lot sometime during the evening of February 11th and found abandoned a few hours later by Kingston City Police. A CD player stolen, clothing, and kitchen utensils were missing from the car.


PEST CONTROL:

February 3, 2:15 pm: Student Housing Area - A student residing in a Queen's owned house reported there might be a bird in her living room that she can hear walking around and pecking at things. The caller requested someone attend and an Apartment & Housing staff member was contacted.


THEFT FROM VEHICLE:

February 2, 3:00 pm: Morris Hall - A student reported his vehicle had its passenger side window shattered and some CDs and paperwork stolen from inside.


VEHICLE ACCIDENT:

February 1, 1:31 pm: West Campus - The ERC received reports that a car had been involved in an accident at West Campus and paramedics were on scene. Security and Parking staff also attended along with Kingston City Police, and were informed by the driver that he lost control on a slippery patch of road and ended up striking a tree at the edge of the McArthur Hall which caused his vehicle to flip over. The passenger was taken to KGH with a minor injury and the vehicle towed away soon afterwards.


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