October 31, 2020

‘Cowboy’ wrangled for drinking in Travers Hall

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A shirtless, intoxicated male with his shoes and a cowboy hat on the ground beside him was found sitting on the floor at 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31 in Travers Hall. According to Residential Education staff, the male had been passed out on the floor and had difficulty waking up. He smelled strongly of alcohol and when attempting to answer officers’ questions, his speech was slurred and he had difficulty maintaining his balance while sitting, police said. Pennington Road EMS transported him to Capital Health Systems at Mercer, and he received a summons.

Approximately 100 broken and unbroken green paintballs were found at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 on a table and the vicinity surrounding the entrance of Travers Hall. The Residential Director for the Department of Residential Education and Housing stated that one of the student workers advised her of the damage. Caution tape was placed around the broken paint until Building Services could arrive to clean it up.

An intoxicated male was met at 3:10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 by officers in Travers Hall after he walked into a room that was not his and became ill. When officers arrived, he was sitting on a bed in his own room, wrapped in a blanket, with his head above a trash can containing vomit. According to reports, he stated he consumed beer and liquor but did not know how much or where. His speech was broken and he was unaware he was in his own room. Lions EMS arrived to evaluate. Pennington Road EMS arrived and transported him to Capital Health Systems at Mercer Campus. He was issued a summons.

Four males were found at 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 walking on the grass between Travers and Cromwell Halls. Three were carrying open cans of Keystone Light beer, police said. After showing IDs to the officer, it was determined that three of them were under the age to possess alcohol, while the fourth, a 21-year-old, still possessed an open container of alcohol in public. All beverages were emptied and placed in the nearest garbage.

An ongoing investigation is in process regarding stolen property from the New Library. There are two suspects, regarding the $5,852.78 of unreturned library material. Campus Police would release no more information at this time.

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