Daily Incident Log

Below is a listing of all incidents, fires, accidents, and arrests reported to the Hampshire College campus police department. Each listing includes the date and time of the report; a description of the incident, accident, or arrest that includes the location of the event, and a case number. These are provided for the education of the community as well as to satisfy the requirements of the Federal Right to Know Law. Please feel free to call the campus police department at 413.559.5424 if you have any questions about incidents occurring on campus.

The following events occurred between May 1 and May 31:

May 26, 2016:

None

May 24, 2016

Suspicious Person:
An employee reported someone in Greenwich, which is closed for the summer. Officers located the person, who is a student, and they left the building - 0842 (1601-589-OF),

May 24, 2016

Trespass:
Officer on foot patrol near the Outdoor Tennis Courts observed an occupied tent in the woods. Officers made contact with the individuals. Officers issued trespasses to the individuals and had them take their belonging – 0816(1601-586-OF). The case is open.

May 23, 2016

Fire Alarm:
Officer and AFD responded to the Kern Center for a reported fire alarm. The cause of the alarm was dust caused by workers – 1030(1601-583-OF).

Fire Alarm:
Officer and AFD responded to Enfield for a reported fire alarm. The cause of the alarm was by a worker pulling the alarm while cleaning – 1311(1601-584-OF).

May 22, 2016

None

May 21, 2016

None

May 20, 2016

None

May 19, 2016

None

May 18, 2016

Larceny over $250:
Officer responded to the Campus Police Office in the Johnson Library for a student reporting a stolen bike. Officer took the report – 1333(1601-576-OF). The case is open.

May 17, 2016

College Policy Violation:
Officers on foot patrol of the outdoor tennis courts found an unoccupied camping tent setup for camping. Officers confiscated a large knife which was logged into evidence. Facilities and Grounds were notified to take down tent – 0810(1601-573-OF).

May 16, 2016

Larceny under $250:
Officer responded to the Campus Store for a report of money taken from a purse. Officer took the report – 1107(1601-570-OF). The case is open.

May 15, 2016

College Policy Violation:
Officer responded to Prescott for a report of a knife found in a room. Officer took the report and confiscated the knife which was put into property. Dean’s Referral was generated – 1333(1601-566-OF).

May 14, 2016

Destruction/Damage/Vandalism:
Officer responded to the Yurt for a report of graffiti. Officer took pictures and the report and had the chalk cleaned off the door – 1017(1601-558-OF). The case is open.

Fire Alarm:
Officer and AFD responded to Prescott for a reported fire alarm. The cause of the alarm is unknown. The panel was cleared – 1145(1601-559-OF).

Medical Emergency:
Officer working Commencement was notified by AFD that they had transported an ill person to CDH – 1227(1601-560-OF).

Medical Emergency:
Officer and AFD responded to the Dining Commons for an ill person. AFD evaluated and transported the individual to CDH – 1454(1601-561-OF).

Larceny over $250:
Officer responded to Prescott for a report of a stolen rug. Officer took the report. Student called back to report contacting the person with the rug and having it returned – 2314(1601-564-OF).

May 13, 2016

None

May 12, 2016

None

May 11, 2016

None

May 10, 2016

Destruction/Damage/Vandalism:
Officers responded to Dakin for a report of vandalism. Officer took pictures and the report. Facilities and Grounds will remove the graffiti - 0914(1601-546-OF). The case is open.

May 09, 2016

None

May 08, 2016

Damage to Motor Vehicle/Suspicious Activity:
Officers on patrol in the Enfield Lot found two damaged vehicles resting against each other. Officers took pictures. Officer could not locate the vehicle owners. Officer on later patrol of the lot found one of the vehicles had been moved into a parking space. Officer took pictures – 0150(1601-542-OF).

Fire Alarm/College Policy Violation:
Officer and AFD responded to Enfield for a reported fire alarm. The cause of the alarm was a combination of cooking smoke, cigarette and marijuana smoke. Officers found, confiscated and secured the drug paraphernalia. A Dean’s Referral was generated – 2023(1601-543-OF).

May 07, 2016

College Policy Violation:
Officers responded to Enfield for a complaint of loud music and screaming. Officers responded spoke with individual at the mod about the noise. Officer responded to a second noise complaint. The party was shut down and a Dean’s Referral was generated – 0230(1601-538-OF).

Medical Emergency:
Officers and EMTs responded to the Soccer Field for a reported injured person. EMTs assisted the individual – 1259(1601-540-OF).

May 06, 2016

Medical Emergency:
Officers, EMTs and AFD responded to Greenwich for an ill student. EMTs evaluated the individual who was transported to CDH by AFD. On Call Staff notified – 0003(1601-536-OF).

Fire Alarm:
Officers and AFD responded to Prescott for a reported fire alarm that did not show on the alarm panel. The cause of the alarm was cooking smoke. Facilities and Grounds electrician responded to repair the system – 1425(1601-537-OF).

May 05, 2016

Fire Alarm:
Officers and AFD responded to Film and Photo for a reported fire alarm. Officers found smoke and a burning smell. Facilities and Grounds staff contacted and responded to check the motors – 0311(1601-532-OF).

May 04, 2016

College Policy Violation:
Officers responded to Enfield for a report of noise. Officer spoke with individuals and Dean’s Referral was generated – 0052(1601-529-OF).

Medical Emergency:
Officers, EMTs and AFD responded to the Dining Commons for an unknown injury. EMTs evaluated the individual who declined transport to CDH – 0811(1601-530-OF).

May 03, 2016

Medical Emergency:
Officers and AFD responded to Merrill for an ill student. AFD evaluated and transported the individual to CDH – 0233(1601-526-OF).

May 02, 2016

Destruction of Property - $250, Malicious:
Officers responded to Blair Hall for a report of damaged to windows. Officer took pictures and the report – 0841(1601-522-OF). The case is open.

May 1, 2016

Larceny Over $250; Larceny Under $250:
Three students reported bicycles stolen from the area of Prescott. The bicycles were last seen between 10:30 pm on April 3 and 2:00 am on May 1.  The bicycles were all located by 12:50 pm - 1155 (1601-518-OF). Case Closed.

Medical Emergency:
Officers and the EMTs responded to Merrill for a medical emergency. A student was evaluated and declined further medical care - 1354 (1601-519-OF).

Medical Emergency:
Officers and the EMTs responded to Dakin for a medical emergency. A student was evaluated and declined further medical care - 2059

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