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ARCHIVE: March 2009

FIRE (ALARM) RELATED:

March 31, 11:05 pm: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm activated when a water leak affected a detector in the Residence.

March 20, 4:30 pm: Leonard Hall - KFD and Security responded to a small fire in the grill area of the kitchen.  It was quickly extinguished and the affected stove shut down until it could be checked out.

March 16, 4:49 pm: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the Residence activated by burnt food / cooking smoke.

March 15, 2:50 pm: Waldron Tower - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the building activated by burnt popcorn.

March 13, 2:26 am: Jean Royce Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the Residence activated by burnt food / cooking smoke.

March 9, 3:44 am: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the Residence activated by fault in the alarm system.

March 9, 1:17 am: Waldron Tower - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the building activated by burnt popcorn in a microwave oven.

March 6, 9:50 pm: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the building activated by cooking smoke.


THEFT / BREAK-IN (PERSONAL PROPERTY):

March 31, 8:25 am: An Clachan Complex - Tenants contacted Campus Security to report their apartment was broken into and a camera stolen.

March 28, 2:23 pm: Douglas Library - A caller reported their black Blackberry Curve was stolen from the 6th floor of the Library.

March 21, 12:00 am: Residences -  A student reported property was stolen from their room while it was left unlocked and unoccupied for about an hour and a half. Items missing included a black 'Blackberry Pearl' cell phone and a black Mac Book laptop computer - Serial Number SW87 513 WRZ 64.

March 20, 10:48 am: Stauffer Library - A student reported leaving the library for a short period of time and returned to discover his 5 year old silver NEC laptop computer was stolen during his absence.

March 20, 9:45 am: Residences -  A student reported property was stolen from his room while it was left unlocked and unoccupied for a period of time. Items missing included two jackets, his wallet with ID, credit cards and some cash.

March 17, 9:59 pm: Stauffer Library - A student emailed Campus Security to report his iPod was stolen from the library almost two weeks previous (on March 5th).  It is a 2nd Gen 16GB ipod touch with a grey case and screen cover -  serial number 1C845UP5203 .

March 13, 4:05 pm: Stauffer Library - A student reported his black 17" Toshiba A100 laptop computer and its power cable were stolen while left unattended for a short period of time.

March 13, 1:10 pm: Residences - A student reported her iPod ( serial # 8KA2844QYMB ), its speakers, and some cash were stolen from her room while it was left unlocked and unoccupied.

March 13, 12:45 am: Residences - A student reported her purse w. ID, a Canon Digital camera, and an iPod Shuffle were stolen from her room while it was left unoccupied and unlocked. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

March 11, 11:55 am: Stauffer Library - A student reported having to leave his study desk for a few minutes, so he took his laptop computer with him but left the power cord behind.  Upon his return, the power cord was gone.  Witnesses nearby stated seeing another male take the cord during his absence.

The suspect was described as being:
- in his mid to late teens
- approximately 5'6" tall
- brown complexion (not Caucasian)
- wearing a dusty green jacket, a toque, and a bright purple Toronto Raptors backpack.

March 11, 10:20 am:  Stauffer Library - A student reported his Dell Inspiron computer (serial # 00144344766278 ) was stolen from a 2nd floor study carol while left unattended for a few minutes. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

March 7, 8:00 pm: Residences - A student reported her room was entered, while left unoccupied and unlocked for several hours, and some property stolen.  Items missing included a brown 'Banana Republic' wallet with some cash and ID inside, and a green Sony camera with a gray strap.

March 6, 12:50 pm: Victoria Hall - A student reported their backpack was stolen while left briefly unattended in the 'Lazy Scholar'. It is a green backpack with a gold ring affixed to the outside along with an "AMS" pin.

March 6, 10:40 am: Stauffer Library - A student reported their laptop computer was stolen while left briefly unattended at a study carol.  It is a black HP laptop with a 14.1" screen and serial# 455465-001 .  A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

March 1, 1:25 pm: Residences - A student reported a white MacBook laptop computer & its charger was stolen from their Residence room while it was left unlocked and unoccupied.
UPDATE: An individual has been arrested by Kingston City Police and charged with the theft of this computer .


BICYCLE / BIKE PARTS THEFT:

March 31, 7:05 pm: Leggett Hall - A student reported his bicycle was stolen while secured outside the Residence.  It is a blue 'Cannondale' bike with yellow lettering, and the front spokes have only one shock.

March 21, 2:21 am: Student Housing Area - A student reported a bicycle was stolen from inside their house that evening. It is a grey "Trek 3600".

March 20, 9:30 pm: Grant Hall - A caller reported his bike was stolen from behind Grant Hall sometime between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm two days previous (March 18).  It is a maroon & silver "Univega" bike with clipless pedals, a black rack on the back, and had a green pannier on it.

March 6, 12:55 pm: Student Housing Area - A student reported his bicycle was stolen from outside his house that afternoon. It is a green CCM 'Ecco' Mountain Bike, with red brake pads, duct taped water bottle attached, and a hole in the left side of the seat.  The owner was advised to also file a report with Kingston City Police.


MALICIOUS FIRE ALARM ACTIVATION:

March 29, 2:25 pm: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 28, 3:10 am: Waldron Tower -  KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the Residence, likely set off by a damaged pull station.

March 27, 8:31 pm: Jean Royce Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 23, 1:25 am: Jean Royce Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 22, 1:55 am: Jean Royce Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 21: 9:40 pm: Victoria Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 21, 2:24 am: Victoria Hall - KFD and Security responded to a fire alarm in the building after residents saw smoke and activated a pull station. Soon after arriving, respondents determined the smoke actually came from a discharged fire extinguisher emptied in a stairwell.

March 20, 11:55 pm: Leonard Hall -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. A witness reported seeing three males involved with the activation and that information was provided to Residences Administration for follow up.

March 20, 2:04 am. Victoria Hall -  The fire alarm activated in the Residence after a number of door posters were set on fire.  The fire were out by the time KFD and Security arrived but there was still smoke in the area.  EH&S and Residence administration were informed.

March 17, 6:25 pm: Waldron Tower -  KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 15, 2:15 am: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 14, 4:15 am: Gordon Brockington House - The fire alarm activated in the Residence after a number of wall posters were set on fire, causing minor flame damage to the walls and some floor tiles.

March 8, 3:01 am: McNeill House - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.

March 8, 3:13 am: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. 

March 8, 1:30 am: Gordon Brockington House - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. 

March 8, 12:00 am: Gordon Brockington House - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. 

March 7, 2:20 am: Waldron Tower - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence. 

March 7, 1:50 am: JDUC - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the building.

March 1, 02:56 am: Jean Royce Hall - KFD and Security responded to a malicious fire alarm pull station activation in the Residence.


VANDALISM / MISCHIEF UNDER $5000:

March 28, 4:00 am: Residences - Security was called by a Residence desk clerk after a witness reported having observed an individual walk out of a room and urinate in the hallway. The Security Supervisor attended to meet with Residence staff and together they questioned the room's occupants. After learning the individual in question was a guest of a student, that student was informed a fine was likely to be issued since they are responsible for the actions of their guests. Residences custodial was also contacted to attend for clean up.

March 27, 11:50 pm: Residences - While on mobile patrol of campus, Security observed some beer bottles being thrown out of a Residence window and into the parking lot below.  Staff attended the room where the bottles were thrown from to speak with the student occupant and informed Residences Administration for possible follow up.

March 20, 10:00 pm: Chown Hall - Campus Security was called to the Residence due to some male students vandalizing the interior (tearing down posters). The group was encountered upon arrival and fled in different directions, however two of them got trapped in a stairwell and subsequently identified.  Later in the evening, three others were caught in the same area but smashed a glass door to escape. Student names from those ID'd and others based on witness reports were provided to Residences Administration for follow up.

March 1, 12:15 pm: Morris Hall - Campus Security attended the basement of Morris Hall where extensive vandalism had taken place - two bulletin board cases were stolen and another defaced, an Emergency EXIT sign torn from the ceiling and another partially removed, a fire hose removed and used to smash a glass pane, light fixture smashed, a vending machine damaged & it products removed, and a Plasma TV stolen.

Kingston City Police were contacted to attend and are investigating this incident.


HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT:

March 28, 12:32 am: Campus / Student Housing Area - The ERC received a call from an Emergency Phone reporting a vehicle was driving erratically on Stuart Street and had just struck the Chip Truck across from KGH. Security Supervisors and Kingston City Police were informed and the driver - an intoxicated teenage male in a stolen vehicle - was eventually apprehended when he crashed into a tree on Albert Street near main campus.


INDECENT ACTS:

March 23, 11:55 pm: Campus - AMS Walkhome contacted Security to report having seen a nude male smelling of alcohol on Campus.  Security staff patrolled the area and soon spotted a naked blond, student aged male jogging south on Albert Street waving a white T-shirt over his head. He then appeared to noticed he was being observed and quickly disappeared.


VEHICLE BREAK-IN:

March 20, 6:49 am: West Campus - While on mobile patrol of West Campus, Security observed a vehicle with signs of break-in.  Kingston Police were notified and the owner later confirmed some change and a screw driver were stolen from the vehicle's interior.


MISCELLANEOUS:

March 5, 11:15 pm: Jean Royce Hall - The Emergency Report Centre was informed individuals setting off firecrackers outside the Residence.  Three individuals were observed as Security approached the area, but two fled back into the Residence building. The student who remained was cooperative in providing ID and subsequently cautioned about his actions.


DISORDERLY CONDUCT:

March 5, 12:20 am: JDUC / Alfie's Pub - Campus Security was contacted to assist with an intoxicated student who was refusing to leave the Pub.  Security staff attended and the individual - who was uncooperative and assaultive - left only after Kingston City Police were contacted.  KPD arrived within minutes and spoke with the student, who continued to be uncooperative and was eventually placed under arrest. 


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