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Slashing sleaze slices two tires totaling $400 in damages

By Colleen Murphy                                                                                        Managing Editor

  An intoxicated student was transported to a local hospital and issued with an underage drinking summons after he was found unresponsive in his room at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, according to Campus Police. The student returned to his Travers Hall room around midnight after he had been drinking at an unknown location, his floormates told police. The other students put him in his bed, placing him on his side, Campus Police said. The individuals took care of him and then called police when the boy’s condition worsened. When police arrived, the boy was sitting on a chair, drooling and spitting. TCNJ EMS evaluated the student before he was transported to Capital Health System for further medical treatment, according to Campus Police reports.

  A laptop that was not realized to have been missing for 18 hours, was stolen from the Travers/Wolfe lounge sometime between 3 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, Campus Police reported. The student left the silver HP laptop plugged into an outlet and left the area without realizing the laptop had been left behind. The laptop, which had Beats speakers built-in, and its charger are valued at $1,000, Campus Police said.

  Two tires are believed to have been slashed sometime between 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, on a car that was parked on the third floor of Lot Seven, Campus Police said. The owner noticed that the right rear tire was flat and had it repaired. The repair person told the owner that it appeared the tires had been purposely slashed, Campus Police said. When the owner arrived home, she saw that the left rear tire was damaged, as well. Each tire cost $200 to repair, totaling $400 in damages, Campus Police reported.

  Two students were issued with underage drinking summonses on the second floor of Brewster Hall at 12:20 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, Campus Police said. The two women were drinking when one of them became sick and began vomiting, leading the second student to call for help. TCNJ EMS provided care and evaluated the woman. The sick student told police she had four shots of rum while the student who called for help had one shot of vodka, according to Campus Police.

  Three bikes in Townhouses South had their seats removed sometime between 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, and 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, Campus Police reported. A fourth bike on the same rack, which is located in the lounge area outside of building 19, had its seat intact. The three seats taken had “quick disconnect seat levers,” Campus Police said, and each was valued at $50. Police searched the immediate area and found one seat behind a bush by the fence. An owner of one of the bikes aided police in the search and found the other two seats in the low cut bushes around the patio area, Campus Police said. All three seats were mounted back onto the bikes.

  A DVD was stolen from the Arts and Interactive Multimedia Building sometime between 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, and noon on Tuesday, Sept. 15, according to Campus Police. The DVD contained a video art project and was taken from an unsecured monitor on the third floor of the building. The owner still has the original copy, Campus Police said.

Anyone with information can contact Campus Police at 609-771-2345.

Colleen Murphy


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