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1/16/15, 2:34 a.m.

An officer was dispatched to Newman Towers regarding a fire alarm. Upon his arrival, the building was being evacuated, and the officer observed a great deal of smoke and a strong odor of burnt food in the halls.

In the kitchen of the room that set off the alarm was a frying pan containing burnt food on the stove. At this time, the burner was off.

Baltimore City Fire Engine 44 arrived at 2:38 a.m. and gave the all clear to silence the alarm and allow students to return to their rooms.

The alarm in question was set off when a student had put taco meat on the stove and thought he had turned it off before he fell asleep. He was awakened by the alarm and vacated the room along with his roommates.

1/15/15, 11:42 p.m.

During an officer’s camera patrols at 7:10 a.m. on 1/16/15, he noticed something obstructing the camera in Campion elevator car #1.

A review of the camera footage shows a group of individuals entering the elevator on 1/15/15 at 11:41 p.m. At that time, a white male is observed taking an item from his mouth and affixing it to the lens cover of the camera.

Further camera review shows an individual matching the same description using his ID card to access the Campion front desk on 1/16/15 at 2:02 a.m.

The officer obtained the swipe history of the building to track down the student in question, as well as two student witnesses.

The officer requested Environmental Services to clean the substance off of the camera. According to the technician, the substance appeared to be chewing gum.

1/15/15, 2:24 a.m.

An officer was contacted by Environmental Services regarding a theft from the College Center. The Environmental Services supervisor stated that an employee had reported to her Tuesday night (1/13/15) that a case of toilet paper was missing from the delivery drop off point. There was no way to search the area in question due to construction; all cameras have been removed from that area. The supervisor stated that she would try to find a secure area for supplies in the future.

1/16/15, 2:11 a.m.

An officer was dispatched to Flannery O’Connor regarding an injured student. Upon his arrival, the officer was met by the Student Life rep and the injured student, who advised the officer that his friend tossed him a bottle of Gatorade when he was not paying attention. The plastic bottle struck the student in the face, causing a small abrasion on his left eyelid.

The student refused any medical attention and was applying ice to the eye.

1/14/15, 8:05 a.m.

Two officers were dispatched to several vehicles that had been broken into on the 4500 block of Millbrook Rd. The driver’s side window had been broken on one vehicle, belonging to a student. The student was notified, and when he arrived at the scene stated he had parked his car around 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11. Nothing was missing from the vehicle. There is nothing further to report at this time.

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