Crime blotter: UPD responds to grand theft, a burglarized locker and suspicious person

Grand theft in Hall of Science On Feb. 1, a Hall of Science faculty member reported a theft of equipment totaling $10,000. The reporting Long Beach State faculty member said the theft occurred sometime between Jan. 14 and Feb. 1. University Police Department Capt. Richard Goodwin explained the stolen equipment belonged to an employee of University of Southern California. There are no suspects at this time. Petty theft in Kinesiology building A student reported their wallet and pink iPhone 7s was stolen from a Kinesiology building locker on Feb. 1. According to Goodwin, there were no signs of forced entry to the locker and no information was discovered on how the lock was compromised. There are no suspects at this time. Suspicious Person UPD received a report of a possibly intoxicated transient man walking near the College of Business Administration at 8 p.m. Feb. 4. The man was described wearing blankets and having a medium body build. Officers questioned the man as he walked through the building near room CBA 135. After their interview, officers concluded the man had not been drinking and was not a danger, allowing him to continue on his way. Capt. Goodwin reported that this semester

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Cal State Long Beach introduces a new extension to the Campus Police Department.

President Jane Close Conoley and University Police Department just brought in the next level of security for Cal State Long Beach this year. Avery is a two-year-old golden labrador, who specializes in tracking and locating explosive devices. She works beside and is handled by Sergeant Ray Gonzalez, who is a certified handler for police canines. Avery was brought to CSULB after discussions between Conoley and Campus Police regarding how to provide an extension of security within the college and amongst all who attend. CSULB is one of six California State Universities to have a canine. “Avery is expected to ‘confront the issue before there is an issue...Avery is considered a “helpful tool to assist in our mission of providing a safe and secure environment for our students to learn.” Goodwin said. Courtesy of University Police Department Sgt. Gonzalez and Avery take a breather together. When Avery is wearing her harness and vest, she is on duty, and students are welcome to approach if they see her around school without it. In the past, University Police officers report telephone lines have flooded with phone calls in regards to unattended baggage and/or suspicious packages left behind. According to Goodwin, Avery

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