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Blotter: Hit-and-run at West Campus Drive and Seventh Street

University Police responded to a hit-and-run on the corner of West Campus Drive and Seventh Street at around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, University Police Lt. Richard Goodwin said.

According to University Police Officer Rodney Dickerson, the driver damaged a Long Beach Transit bus and fled northbound on West Campus Drive.

University Police do not have a description of the suspect’s vehicle, Dickerson said. Police will review cameras to identify the vehicle and driver, he said.

Thefts on Halloween

Two bicycles and an excavator battery were stolen on Oct. 31, according to Goodwin.

According to Goodwin, a Trek bicycle was reported stolen from the College of Business Administration bicycle racks at 3:20 p.m., and another bicycle was stolen from the Kinesiology building bicycle racks at 2:14 p.m.

The excavator battery was stolen from Parking Lot 14 at 8:20 a.m., Goodwin said.

Police reports were filed for all of the thefts, Goodwin said.

“Supergirl” goes to the hospital

University Police respond to a report of a woman dressed in a “Supergirl” costume who was pulling fire alarms on Oct. 30, Goodwin said.

The woman was not arrested, Goodwin said. She was taken to Long Beach Community Hospital because officers felt that she was in need of mental evaluation, Goodwin said.

Students party at McIntosh Humanities building

University Police responded to a report of “loud party sounds” coming from the McIntosh Humanities building at 7:46 p.m. on Oct. 30, Goodwin said.

According to Goodwin, the more than 30 students partying in Room 302 were heard chanting, “Drink! Drink! Drink!”

The students were warned and advised, Goodwin said.

Man on the University Student Union roof suspected of being suicidal

University Police responded to a report of a man who was sitting on the roof ledge of the University Student Union and smoking a cigarette, Goodwin said.

Police suspected that the man may have been been suicidal, Goodwin said. The man was taken to Long Beach Community Hospital for mental evaluation, Goodwin said.

Property stolen from car at Parking Structure 2

Property that was left in a white 2005 Honda Accord was reported stolen at Parking Structure 2 at 12:46 p.m. on Tuesday, Goodwin said.

The property included an iPad, laptop, wallet with a driver’s license, $40 and other miscellaneous items, Goodwin said.

Goodwin said that the suspect gained access into the car through a cracked window.  A police report was filed, he said.

Photo Editor Todd Johnson contributed to this report.

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