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Police Blotter: 9/28/2023 – 10/02/2023

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9/26/2023

Suspicious Incident: Student Health Services reported a suspicious person asking questions about vaccines. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate. The case is closed.

Departmental Information: The Executive Director of the RMU Island Sports Center reported a hockey player is missing their vehicle. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. This case is pending.

Lost Property: A student reported their wallet missing from the Basement in the Nicholson Student Center. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. The case is pending.

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Medical Emergency: A caller reported a medical emergency in Yorktown Hall. Valley medics responded and evaluated the patient. The patient was transported to the hospital. This case is closed.

Fire Alarm – Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Concord Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be boiling water. RMU Maintenance was notified. The Moon Fire Department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

9/27/2023

Departmental Information: RMU Police were advised about an incident off campus. This case is closed.

Departmental Information: A caller reported items missing from their personal belongings at the RMU Island Sports Center. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. The case is pending.

9/29/2023

Departmental Information: A caller reported items missing from their personal belongings at the RMU Island Sports Center. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. This case is pending.

Departmental Information: RMU staff reported a suspicious person outside Massey Hall. Officers responded and located the individual. The person was identified as a faculty member. The case is closed.

Fire Alarm – False Activation: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Washington Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be aerosol spray. RMU Maintenance was notified. The Moon Fire Department was canceled. This case is closed.

Welfare Check: A student requested a welfare check on their roommate. RMU Officer responded along with Residence Life and the Counseling Center. The case is closed.

Burglary Unlawful Entry: RMU staff reported items missing from their desk at the RMU Island Sports Center. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. The case is pending.

Medical Emergency: The RMU Athletic trainer reported a medical emergency at the RMU Island Sports Center Track. Valley medics responded and evaluated the patient. This case is closed.

Suspicious Incident: A student reported a suspicious vehicle on campus. A caller reported the vehicle may have followed them from their job. Officers checked the campus and were unable to locate. The case is closed.

Fire Alarm – Smoke Detector Activated: Officers observed a fire alarm activation in Lexington Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be a student cooking cheese sticks. RMU Maintenance was notified. The Moon Fire Department was canceled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

9/30/2023

Fire Alarm – Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. No smoke or fire. RMU Maintenance was notified. The Moon Fire Department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

Suspicious Incident: A Parkhurst employee reported a suspicious vehicle in the Lower UPMC lot. Officers searched the campus but were unable to locate the vehicle. RMU Detectives are investigating this incident. This case is pending.

Found Property: A student found a wallet while performing community service off campus. The wallet was logged into Lost and Found. Officer had negative results in locating a number to contact the owner. The case is closed.

10/02/2023

Fire Alarm – Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. No smoke or fire. RMU Maintenance was notified. The Moon Fire Department was canceled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

 

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Evelyn Luthringer, Head Social Media Director
Evelyn is a senior marketing major with certificates in logistics and entrepreneurship from Erie Pa.  For Sentry Media she enjoys taking photos and running socials.
Alexa Headley, Contributor
My name is Alexa Headley. I am the Chief Graphic Designer of RMU Sentry Media who creates content for the visual platforms of Sentry. Our Assistant Graphic Designer, Erik Schmidt, and I work alongside our other editors in a collaborative effort to produce content. Outside of Sentry, I am currently a senior studying for a Media Arts degree in graphic design with a minor in Interaction Design and Web Design.