Crime Log 7 March 2017
By Samantha Guadagno
At 3:17 p.m., an officer received a call regarding the harassment of a Winema student. The suspect was a former student of the Winema GED program who had previously been removed and told to stay off the campus. He had been seen in the area, however, and was said to come regularly to pick up two different students from class. On the day in question, he allegedly threatened to shoot and kill a student and yelled profanities at him out of his vehicle. The suspect was not on campus at the time, but the officer intends to issue a trespass warning next time he is.
Theft from Vehicle
At 4:50 p.m., a laptop belonging to Chemeketa was reported stolen out of a woman’s vehicle at her residence in Dallas. An officer reported the incident to the Dallas Oregon Police Department, and the woman informed Chemeketa’s IT department as well. There were no known suspects.
At 12:14 p.m., an officer was informed of the presence of bullet casings outside of Bldg. 50. Upon inspection, the officer found three grey, 9 mm casings near the entrance, but no visible damage to the building. The officer contacted Salem Keizer security and alerted Chemeketa administrative staff before exiting the scene.
Forgery and Counterfeiting
At 12:42 p.m., an officer was sent to investigate a report of the use of a counterfeit bill in the cafeteria. There, they talked to the cashier who was given the twenty dollar bill while working in the Bldg. 8 location. The cashier mentioned that a similar incident happened back in November. The Marion County Sheriff’s office was called and a deputy picked up the bill at 3:00 p.m. that day.
At 11:10 a.m., Public Safety received a report of the theft of a food item from the Bldg. 2 food court. Members of the food court staff said they recognized the man and believed he had stolen food earlier in the week as well, stating that he left without paying for his items on both occasions. Two officers searched the area for the suspect but were unable to locate any persons matching the given description.
At 8:10 p.m., an officer received a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim stated he had parked at 1:25 p.m. that afternoon and found his car missing at 8:00 p.m. that same evening. He also explained that two men in a low-rider vehicle had approached him the week before, inspecting his vehicle and making several comments on it. He now wondered if they were the ones who had stolen it, but didn’t have a description of the men. The officer advised the victim to call the Sheriff’s Office and then went to inquire about the security footage taken in the area.
Satter and Coolly Dr.
At 9:44 a.m., an officer responded to a report of graffiti on campus property. The officer found writing in white marker on a garbage can and submitted a work order to have it removed.
At 10:00 a.m., an officer responded to the report of the theft of several sodas from a student-managed concessions stand in building 6. The victim informed the officer that this was an ongoing issue. The officer advised him to adopt new security measures for the stand, which he agreed to attempt within the week.
At 2:55 p.m., an officer responded to a report of ongoing harassment by a non-student. The victim told the officer that she had been harassed by the suspect daily in the form of unwanted hugs and nicknames. The victim said that the suspect had also been harassing the victim’s family on Facebook as well. The officer escorted the victim to the Title IX Coordinator’s office and searched for the suspect in order to issue him a trespass citation, but was unable to locate him at that time.