Crime Line 1/31-2/6
1/31/18 Alarm: Officers responded to Sowers Hall for a fire alarm activation. Fire personnel arrived on the scene and determined the smoke detector was activated on the 2nd floor. No fire or smoke was detected in the building.
2/1/18 Traffic Accident: Officers responded to the PE rear parking lot for a motor vehicle collision property damage report. No injuries were reported.
2/1/18 Noise Complaint: FSU TIPS caller reported loud music at a Spring Street address for the past three nights. Frostburg City Police notified.
2/1/18 Harassment: A Cambridge Hall student was referred to the University’s judicial referral system for distributing indecent pictures of her ex-boyfriend, also a FSU student. FSU Title IX Coordinator notified.
2/1/18 Request For Officer: An Edgewood Commons student reported a physical altercation occurred in the Edgewood parking lot. As a result of the investigation no injuries were reported, and a judicial board referral was submitted.
2/2/18 Robbery: An Frostburg man reported he was punched in the face by a male student between Cumberland and Annapolis Hall. Investigation revealed the subject made contact with the male student to purchase marijuana. He stated when he pulled out ten dollars from his pocket, the student took the money and then punched the man in the right side of his face and ran into Cumberland Hall. The victim then chased the student into the building where a fight ensued. The student was able to free and himself and ran out of view. The victim then contacted the police. Officers identified the student. Criminal charges were preferred and the student was referred to the judicial board.
2/2/18 Destruction of Property: Facilities Housekeeping staff reported the study room on the 5th floor of the Ort Library had a hole in the dry wall. It appeared that it was either kicked or someone or something pushed against the drywall. Investigation continuing.
2/2/18 Request For Officer: Police were contacted by the Safe Ride Adviser reporting she received a call from an intoxicated female at an Bowery Street address requesting a ride back to campus. Officers located the student who was escorted back to her residence at Edgewood Commons. A judicial board referral was submitted.
2/2/18 Fraud: An FSU student received a Priority Mail envelope from the United States Postal Service addressed to her at 1 Sand Spring Drive, Frostburg, Maryland. She advised she was expecting a refund check from Frostburg State University due to an email she had received on 1/11/2018. She picked up the envelope thinking it was the reimbursement check from the university. Upon opening the envelope, she found a check for the amount of $1,960.00 but failed to notice a letter that also was included. The letter was addressed to “Esteemed Secret Shopper” and congratulated the person receiving the check on their first assignment. The envelope was a survey packet. The student signed the check and deposited the amount of $1,960.00 into her bank checking account. She then wrote a check against the deposit she had made and later discovered the check had not been cleared through her bank. Student was advised to contact the bank’s fraud department.
2/3/18 Fraud: An FSU student reported he had received an e-mail through his FSU account advertising a Secret Shopper job offer on 12/28/2017. He had clicked on the link and applied. A week or so later he was contacted through his personal e-mail account by a representative advising he had been approved. On 01/28/2018 he picked up his survey packet from the university mailroom. Upon opening the postal service “Priority Mail” envelope, he found a letter explaining what was to be done for his first assignment and a First Citizen’s Bank Cashier’s Check for the amount of $1,960.00. He advised after reading the letter, he became suspicious due to having 24 hours to either cash or deposit the check and make two money transfers ($705.00, $935.00) totaling $1,640.00. He then contacted a bank employee and inquired if he could open an account with the cashier’s check. It was determined by the bank employee the check was fraudulent.
2/3/18 Liquor Law Violation: Officers were dispatched to Frederick Hall for a report of a possible underage drinking party in the 200-203 quad. Upon arrival, officers could hear loud music coming from the 200-203 quad area and upon entering the room, observed several students holding red plastic cups containing liquor. As a result of the investigation all occupants of the room received a criminal citation for possession/consumption of alcoholic beverages under the age of 21. All subjects were cooperative during the encounter and non-residents left the area after receiving their citations. A judicial board referral was submitted. Residence Life staff were on the scene.
2/6/18 Warrant Service: An Cumberland Hall student was served an arrest warrant for his involvement in an incident that took place on February 2, 2018, on campus between Cumberland and Annapolis Hall. Student was charged with robbery, assault second degree, theft less than $100, attempt to distribute CDS, CDS possession with intent to distribute, and CDS possession of marijuana. He was processed at the FSUPD headquarters and then transported to the Allegany County District Court Commissioner’s Office where he was ordered held without bond pending a bond hearing on February 6, 2018 at 1100 hours. He was then transported to the Allegany County Detention Center where he is currently being detained pending his bond hearing.
2/6/18 Noise Complaint: Officers were dispatched to Edgewood Commons for a noise complaint. Upon arrival, officers could hear loud music coming from inside a 3rd floor residence. Contact was made with the resident who was advised her music was too loud. Student turned her music off for the night. Residence Life staff on the scene.