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ARCHIVE: October 2008

BICYCLE / BIKE PARTS THEFT:

October 31, 5:01 pm: Residences  - A student reported his black Kona brand mountain bike was stolen from a bike lockup room.

October 29, 5:38 pm: Gordon Brockington House - A student reported his bicycle was stolen from the bike racks outside the Residence's cafeteria.

October 17, 11:00 am: Jean Royce 2 - A student reported his new green Super Cycle was stolen sometime overnight while chained to a lamp post on the North side of the Residence.

October 11, 3:11 pm: Residences - A student reported their bicycle was stolen while secured inside the building's Bike Lock-Up Room.  It is a blue KHS mountain bike.

October 6, 9:28 am: Victoria Hall - The ERC was informed a blue CCM bicycle with a black carrier bag on the back had been stolen.


MEDICAL ASSISTANCE:

October 31, 8:21 am: Residences - The ERC was contacted by Ambulance dispatch reporting paramedics were enroute to campus after being called about a student who was accidentally sprayed in the face with air freshener.
Security staff met with the student & paramedics, and the individual was subsequently transported to KGH for further assessment.

October 16, 8:15 am: Chernoff Hall - A PPS custodian radioed the ERC to report a student had an accident while riding his bicycle on Bader Lane and was injured in the fall.  Queen's First Aid was requested and they were immediately paged and then transported to the scene by Campus Security. The student was treated by QFA and then provided transport to KGH Emergency for further treatment.


FIRE (ALARM) RELATED:

October 31, 7:35 pm: Jean Royce Hall - The Residence's fire alarm activated due to a detector issue. The system was reset at 7:46 pm and an electrician called in to make repairs.

October 30, 4:00 pm: PhysEd Centre - Campus Security and KFD responded to a clothes dryer that caught on fire at the PEC. Soon after arrival, KFD extinguished the flames and cleared the area of smoke with fans.

October 25, 5:24 pm: An Clachan Complex - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 22, 8:18 am: Innovation Park - KFD was called to a fire alarm at Innovation Park off campus, which was later determined to have been caused by a technical fault in the system.

October 21, 10:40 pm: Victoria Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke / burnt popcorn.

October 21, 8:30 pm: An Clachan Complex - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 18, 11:07 pm: Victoria Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 16, 10:29 am: Chown Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke. Both KFD and Security attended and the alarm system was reset at 10:42 am.

October 15, 10:50 pm: Victoria Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke / burnt popcorn.

October 14, 1:20 pm: Ban Righ Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 13, 3:10 pm: Chown Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 12, 10;05 am; Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 11, 4:00 pm: Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 10, 8:50 pm: Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 9, 9:10 pm: Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke (burnt pizza).

October 8, 11:15 pm: Victoria Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 4, 12:05 am: Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 4, 12:37 am: Jean Royce Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke.

October 1, 10:55 pm: Victoria Hall - Fire alarm activated due to cooking smoke / burnt popcorn.


VANDALISM / MISCHIEF UNDER $5000:

October 30, 10:10 pm: Ellis Hall - A student reported his bike was vandalized or damaged - possibly by a vehicle backing into it, as the frame was wrapped around the post it had been secured to.

October 28, 4:25 pm: Underground Garage - An employee of KGH called to report their vehicle was vandalized - rear window smashed out - while parked in the Stuart Street garage.  A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

October 26, 6:15 pm: West Campus - A student reported one of the tires on his vehicle was slashed overnight, likely between 9:45pm and 7:45 am that morning.

October 20, 8:35 am: Campus - A custodian reported finding a paper airplane, made from the page of a phone book, just inside the main entrance of a building.  That paper airplane appeared to have been set on fire (perhaps before being thrown) and other paper airplanes were also in the area. Due to the serious fire and safety hazard, both the Queen's Fire Marshall and building administration were notified of the incident.

October 18, 12:25 am: Campus - The ERC received a call reporting a group of individuals were either vandalizing or trying to remove an emergency blue light phone on main campus.  Security staff attended and question some students in the area who were suspects in the incidents, and they were allowed to leave after provided identification.  The emergency phone was inspected and found to be still intact & functioning.

October 3, 11:36 pm: Residences - The ERC was informed an intoxicated and aggressive student was observed ripping signs of walls on the 2nd and 3rd floors of a University Residence.  Campus Security attended and escorted the individual out of the building, and additionally issuing him with a verbal Notice of Prohibition banning him from that building.  However he returned to the Residence a short time later, Kingston City police were called, and he was soon handcuffed and transported to KPS headquarters after becoming belligerent and struggling with police.


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

October 29, 4:41 pm: Stauffer Library - Staff report a computer had been stolen. It is a silver Toshiba laptop computer: Model: PSAA8CSK800E , Serial #: 66297206Q . A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

October 27, Ontario Hall - The ERC was informed an office may have been broken into, or an attempted break-in was made, over the previous weekend. No property or equipment was initially noticed missing.

October 27, 3:33 pm: Theological Hall - Staff reported two secured rooms had signs of attempted break-in over the past weekend.

October 27, 10:01 am: Botterell Hall - Staff report there was an attempted break-in at two secured rooms in the building and another area with significant damage to the door which may have been successfully accessed. No property was initially noticed missing.

October 25, 1:15 pm: JDUC - The ERC was informed the door to a student organization's area was damaged, likely as a result of an attempted break-in.  Security staff attended and confirmed a break-in had occurred but no property was initially noticed stolen.  A repair request was submitted for the damage done to the door and extra checks performed by Security for the remainder of the weekend.


MISCELLANEOUS:

October 27, 11:10 pm: Student Housing Area - The ERC received a report of a racial slur written on the front door of a house in the student village area near main campus.  Security staff attended to confirm the report and later was able to make contact with the tenants to request they or their landlord have it removed.  A check of the house the next day confirmed the door had been painted over and the graffiti was no longer visible.

October 27, 5:52 pm: Stauffer Library - The ERC received a report that an injured Canada Goose was seen in the bike racks outside the library. The Humane Society was contacted and within the hour it was transported to the Beardall Animal Hospital, where it would be later tended to by a specialist from the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre.


THEFT FROM VEHICLE:

October 27, 7:10 pm: West Campus - Campus Security received an email from a student reporting their vehicle was broken into while parked at West Campus during the day. The passenger window was smashed and both a black 30gb iPod video and an iPod cassette adaptor were stolen from inside.  A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.


MALICIOUS FIRE ALARM ACTIVATION:

October 25, 2:26 am: JDUC - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the building.

October 17, 10:46 pm: Waldron Tower - The fire alarm was set off by a maliciously activated pull station in the Residence.  KFD and Security responded, confirmed it was a false alarm, and later encountered a number of students who had not evacuated the building when the alarm bells sounded.

October 5, 3:00 am: Gordon Brockington House - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. The system was reset at 3:14 am.

October 4, 10:57 pm: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. The system was reset at 11:11 pm.


ATTEMPTED THEFT:

October 19, 11:20 am: Goodes Hall - A student reported witnessing two individuals who appeared involved with stealing his bicycle while it was locked to the bike racks at about 9:00 pm on October 16..

When he checked closer, after the suspects left, he discovered a chain securing the bike had been cut but an additional U-Lock securing the bicycle remained undamaged. The student biked past the suspects later that evening and believes they may have been carrying bolt cutters..

Suspects were briefly described as both being Caucasian and about 5'7" tall, did not appear to be students, and one had a 'husky' frame while the other was 'thin'.


THEFT / BREAK-IN (PERSONAL PROPERTY):

October 16, 11:16 pm: Biosciences Complex - A student reported he forgot his Toshiba laptop computer and its case in a lab between 4:30 and 6:15 pm, and later returned to discover it was gone.

October 16, 10:25 am: Stauffer Library - A student reported a laptop computer inside a backpack was stolen from the 3rd floor while left unattended but within view of its owner.

October 4, 1:30 pm: Stauffer Library - A student reported their black, 80 Gb iPod was stolen from the library sometime during the previous evening.

September 27, 8:05 am: Residences - A student reported his room was entered and a small amount of cash & a pair of blue lens, silver frame Oakley sunglasses were stolen.


TRESPASS TO PROPERTY:

October 3, 10:10 pm: Construction Site - Campus Security observed students inside a construction site on main campus and they were later fined for Trespassing by Kingston City Police.


CRIMINAL CODE:

October 2, 5:20 pm: Residences - A faculty member reported he was struck in the leg by a pellet while walking by Victoria Hall.  Both Campus Security & Kingston City Police attended. A student now faces possible criminal charges and disciplinary action by the University.


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