Campus Police Log: Feb. 28 to March 9

The latest installment of the police log, from Feb. 28 to March 9, can be found here.

>>Feb. 28, 2022

7:03 a.m., Grosvenor House

A sergeant took a report of a motor vehicle accident.

10:32 a.m., Scott House

Amherst Police Department received a 9-1-1 hang up call from an Amherst College administrative building. ACPD then followed up and found that an employee called 9-1-1 accidentally.

1:50 p.m., Morris Pratt Dormitory

Student called ACPD stating they were stuck in the elevator. Before the Electrical Shop arrived on scene, the elevator began working properly and the student got out safely. Elevator was tested and no issues were found.

5:46 p.m., Amherst College Police Department

A student contacted the Director of Environmental Health & Safety requesting permission to have a fire in a metal trash can. Request was denied and the student was referred to Student Activities.

7:25 p.m., Morris Pratt Dormitory

ACPD received a 9-1-1 call from the elevator stating someone was stuck inside. A detective responded and found the elevator working properly with no one inside.

>>March 1, 2022

1:54 p.m., College Street

A town resident complained about students not using the crosswalk lights when crossing College Street.

>>March 2, 2022

5:45 p.m., Seelye and Mayo-Smith Houses

Residential Life Community Safety Assistant (CSA) staff found an unauthorized fire in a metal trash can between Seelye and Mayo-Smith Houses. Fire was then extinguished.

8:23 p.m., Seligman House

A student reported being verbally threatened by an alumnus. This matter is under investigation.

>>March 4, 2022

2:27 a.m., Hills Lot

A sergeant observed a vehicle idling in a parking lot for a significant amount of time during the early morning hours. Occupant was checked on and they were not in need of assistance.

2:24 p.m., Keefe Campus Center

A detective responded to a report of students taking firewood from the campus center without authorization. Firewood was then returned.

4:07 p.m., Seelye and Mayo-Smith Houses

A Community Service Officer (CSO) responded to a noise complaint and music was turned down.

8:08 p.m., Alumni Gymnasium

Police were called to the Fitness Center for a person refusing to comply with center rules and refusing to leave. The person left prior to the arrival of police.

10:36 p.m., Fayerweather Lot Road

A sergeant and a detective responded to a report of a person illegally entering someone else’s car. The act was interrupted by a witness and nothing was taken.

>>March 6, 2022

3:39 a.m., Ford Hall Loading Dock

A motor vehicle on the tow list with numerous citations and prior immobilizations and boots was parked in violation of the winter parking ban and was towed.

3:05 p.m., Charles Drew House Parking Lot

A student reported that someone entered their unlocked car. Things were moved around but nothing was taken.

>>March 7, 2022

12:34 a.m., Morris Pratt Dormitory

A report was received of yelling in the area of Morris Pratt.  Responding police found all to be quiet.

2:41 p.m., Lipton House

A CSA reported past vandalism to the police. The vandalism was broken furniture and exit signs.