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Don’t bat your eyes: Decorative lashes stolen off Bug

By Colleen Murphy
Managing Editor

  Campus Police reported 14 incidents of underage drinking summonses that were issued on Homecoming Day, Saturday, Oct. 24, between noon and 4 p.m. A 15th student was given an underage drinking summons later that night, at 11:50 p.m. in Lot 14, Campus Police said. Eleven of the summonses were issued in Lot 4, one was given outside of the Brower Student Center’s women’s bathroom, while another was given in Lot 5 and another was issued in Lot 6, police reported.

  A student was charged with allegedly assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest during Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 2:35 p.m., according to Campus Police. An officer met with an intoxicated student and TCNJ EMS in Lot 5, and while interviewing the student, smelled a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the male’s body and breath. When the officer asked how much alcohol the student had consumed, the male responded “numerous amounts of beer at an off-campus party.” Then, the student got up and started running from the police. Two officers chased after the student across Lot 5 until one of the officers caught up with the male. The student then punched the officer in the face, causing injury, Campus Police said. Campus Police were assisted by NJ State Police, and the student was transported to Campus Police Headquarters for processing, police said. According to reports, the student was also given a summons for underage drinking.

  A student had his wallet stolen from the Campus Town gym between 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, Campus Police said. The student had placed his wallet inside one of the gym’s cubbies, and when he realized it had been taken as he was working out, he searched for the wallet in the surrounding area with negative results. The student was advised by police to cancel his credit cards. At this time, there are no suspects. The wallet was valued at $29, Campus Police said.

  A College-owned golf cart that was parked behind Wolfe Hall was damaged on Saturday, Oct. 24, sometime between 3:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., according to Campus Police. During the 15 minutes that the employee parked the cart outside, the rear metal bar that holds up the roof of the cart was broken, and it appeared as though someone either cut or broke the bar intentionally, police said. However, it is still unknown what exactly caused the damage, according to police reports.

  A student had decorative car eyelashes stolen from her Volkswagen Bug sometime between 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, as the car was parked in the first space to the right of the exit gates in Lot 13, Campus Police said. The student realized the eyelashes were missing from her headlights once she arrived at work. While one eyelash was partially gone, the other one was completely removed. The decorations are valued at $40. There are no cameras in the parking lot and there were no witnesses, Campus Police said.

  An officer spotted a green spray-painted heart on a garbage can between the Brower Student Center and Packer Hall on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 3:40 a.m., Campus Police said. No other graffiti was found in the area, and Building Services was called to remove the paint, according to police.     

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

Colleen Murphy


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