Daily Campus Safety Log

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  • The disclosure is prohibited by law
  • If disclosure would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim
  • If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual
  • If disclosure would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection
  • If disclosure would result in the destruction of evidence

Below are incidents that occurred within the last sixty days:

Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • 1:15 PM - Costello Hall, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident.  Officer responded to a campus parking lot regarding a hit and run accident. Damage to struck vehicle was documented and an incident report completed. Investigation continues.

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • 11:00 AM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a possible marijuana odor in a residence hall. The resident of the room which was the alleged source of the odor was interviewed. No futher action taken. Incident report completed.  

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • 10:30 AM - Madsen Center, 2301 S. Summit Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Vehicle owner presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of a motor vehicle accident in a parking lot. Driver did not realize that contact with the other vehicle had been made at the time of the accident. Owner of the struck vehicle was advised of the incident. Owners were instructed to contact SFPD to file a report. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • 5:15 PM - 33rd and Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Campus Safety Officer on routine patrol near the intersection of 33rd & Grange Avenue came across a two vehicle accident.  Officer rendered assistance to both vehicle drivers and provided traffice control until SFPD arrived on scene and took charge of the investigation.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, December 15, 2014

  • 9:45 PM - Vicinity of 32nd Street and Euclid Avenue.  Suspicious Activity.  Officer observed a male subject behaving erratically and pulling on car doors. SFPD arrived and took charge of the investigation. Incident report completed.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

  • 2:09 AM - 2107 S. Grange Avenue, Private Residence.  Check Welfare / Possible Sexual Assault.  DCS officers were requested to conduct a welfare check at a party in progress on behalf of a victim unable to care for themself. Officers secured the scene and witnesses, summoned SFPD and ambulance. SFPD arrived and took charge of the investigation. Incident report completed.
  • 2:55 AM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Medical Transport.  Officers were dispatched to transport a subject to a hospital. Transport completed without issue. Incident report completed. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • 9:25 PM - 1920 S. Prairie Avenue, Private Residence.  Domestic Dispute.  DCS officers were summoned to a private residence by passersby to intervene in a domestic dispute. SFPD were summoned and took charge of the investigaton. Incident report completed.
  • 11:42 PM - 1920 S. Prairie Avenue, Private Residence.  Domestic Dispute / Fight Disturbance.  DCS officers were summoned to a private residence by passsersby to invervene in a domestic dispute / fight disturbance. Officers restrained combatants and summoned SFPD. SFPD responded and made two arrests. Subjects were transported to the Minnehaha County Jail. Incident report completed. 

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • Nothing to Report

Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • 10:00 AM - Chapel of Reconciliation, 2125 S. Summit Avenue.  Disorderly Conduct.  Faculty member presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of an individual creating a verbal disturbance and engaging in threatening conduct in the chapel. Subject was trespassed from campus. Incident report completed.
  • 5:52 PM - Madsen Center, 2301 S. Summit Avenue.  Suspicious Male.  Officers responded to the Madsen Center after a phone report of a suspicious male came into Campus Safety Dispatch.  Officers identified the suspect.  Suspect stated he was trying to buy text books from staff and students.  Subject was from out of state.  After the subject was identified he was escorted off Campus and advised not to return.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

  • 12:30 PM - Center for Western Studies, 2121 S. Summit Avenue.  Medical assistance.  Officer was dispatched to check on an elderly male that fell.  The victim of the fall refused ambulance service.  Officer provided first aid and treated the victim for minor abrasions.  Incident report completed.

Monday, December 8, 2014

  • 11:00 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Harassment.  A student presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of instances of verbal harassment. Incident report completed and investigation continues. 
  • 11:05 PM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Well-Being Check.  DCS Officers were dispatched by METRO Communications to check on the well-being of a student living in campus housing. SFPD also responded. Student was located and appropriate assistance provided.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

  • 3:30 AM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Missing Person.  Campus Safety Officers were dispatched to assist with locating a student reported missing. Student dissappeared after returning alone to a dormitory from an off-campus party. SFPD responded to assist and a two and a half hour search resulting in the the student being safely located. One citation issued for Underage Consumption. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for review.
  • 5:10 AM - Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street.  Vandalism.  Officer discovered a damaged exterior light pole and evidence left behind by the perpetrators. Damage was documented and evidence taken into custody. Incident report completed and investigation continues.
  • 9:44 PM - Edith Mortenson Center, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  METRO Communications requested DCS Officers assist in the search for a vehicle and person who was the subject of a well-being check.  The subject was located and SFPD responded and took appropriate action. Incident report completed.      

Saturday, December 6, 2014

  • 12:27 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2300 Block of S. Duluth Avenue.  Damage to Property.  Students reported that a hand railing had fallen off a set of exterior steps and broken an apartment window. Incident report completed and maintenance notified for repairs.
  • 9:26 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Alcohol Policy Violation.  DCS Dispatch received a call from Residence Life requesting assistance in locating a keg reported to be in a dormitory. An attempt to contact the person allegedly in possession of the keg was made without success. Incident report completed.
  • 9:36 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Welbeing Check.  Residence Life requested assistance in locating and confirming the wellbeing of a student living in a dormitory. Student was located safe and well. Incident report completed. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

  • 12:56 AM - Granskou Hall Parking Lot, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Narcotics Violation.  Officer observed two subjects behaving suspiciously near a vehicle and made contact. Subjects were discovered to be in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. SFPD responded and made two arrests. Subjects were transported to the Minnehaha County Jail. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.
  • 1:48 AM - Morrsion Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Abandoned Vehicle.  Officer discovered an abandoned car on an exterior stairway on the west side of the commons building. SFPD responded and towed vehicle. Incident report completed.
  • 4:45 PM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Bicycle Theft.  Student presented at Campus Safety to report the theft of a bicycle from a dormitory bike rack sometime during the previous week. Bicycle was locked at the time of the theft. Incident report filed and investigation continues.  

Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • 12:17 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers responded to a report of a marijuana odor in a residence hall. Appropiate action taken. Incident report completed.
  • 1:13 AM - Summit Apartments, 2420 S. Summit Avenue.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officers responded to a report of a loud party in a campus apartment building. Residents were contacted and warned. Incident report completed.
  • 5:47 PM - Intersection of 28th Street and Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Officer responded to a report of a non-injury accident. SFPD took charge of the investigation and issued red tags. Incident report completed.

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  • 7:00 PM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Slip and Fall.  Officer responded to a report of an individual slipping and falling on an icy sidewalk. Victim had left the scene prior to arrival of the officer. Ice melt applied to the sidewalk. Incident report completed.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

  • 11:42 PM - Costello Hall, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Narcotics Violation.  Officers responded to a report of a marijuana odor in a campus apartment building. Specific source of the marijuana odor was identified and occupants were interviewed. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action. 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

  • 2:06 M - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Drunkenness / Alcohol Policy Violation.  Officers were dispatched to a dormitory to assist Residence Life in dealing with an intoxicated male. Subject was escorted from the building and to his place of residence. Incident report completed.
  • 4:56 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officers responded to an automated fire alarm in a residence hall. Cause of the alarm was determined to be burnt popcorn. SFFR responded and authorized reoccupancy of the building. Incident report completed.

Friday, November 21, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • 3:30 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident.  An officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a motor vehicle accident in a dormitory parking lot. A driver was parking a vehicle and struck a parked vehicle in the next space. SFPD responded and issued red tags. Incident report completed.
  • 4:11 PM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft.  Student presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of the theft of a coat and gloves from an athletic locker room. Coat was not secured at the time of the theft. Incident report completed and investigation continues.
  •   10:50 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to investigate an odor of marijuana in a residence hall. Specific source of the odor was identified and residents of the room were questioned. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

  • 5:55 PM - 33rd & Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Campus Safety Officer observed a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles.  Officer checked the occupants of the involved vehicles for injuries and assisted with traffic control until  Sioux Falls Police arrived on scene to take over the accident investigation.  Incident report completed.

Monday, November 17, 2014

  • 1:05 PM - Baseball Softball Complex, 2812 S. Lake Avenue.  Intentional Damage to Property.  Maintenance personnel discovered graffiti on an exterior wall of an athletic facility. Damage was documented and an incident report was completed.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • 9:11 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Medical Transport.  Student requested transport to hospital emergency room. Transport was completed without event. Incident Report completed.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

  • 11:09 PM - Terning House, 1100 W. 28th Street.  Smoke Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a smoke alarm in a campus residence house. No sign of smoke or flame was observed. Smoke detector was likely activated by blowing snow through an open door. Incident report completed.
  • 11:46 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Interfering with Residence Life / Reckless Endangerment.  Residence Life requested assistance of officers after two subjects interfered with Residence Life personnel attempting to perform a welfare check on an intoxicated student. Subjects who removed the intoxicated student from the dormitory were identified. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.   

Friday, November 14, 2014

  • 11:10 AM- Mikkelsen Library, 2117 S. Summit Avenue.  Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident.  An officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a motor vehicle accident near the library. The accident occurred as one vehicle exited the library parking lot and collided with a second vehicle travelling south on Summit Avenue causing only minor damage. SFPD responded and issued red tags. Incident report completed.
  • 10:37 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to a residence hall to investigate a report of a marijuana odor in a hallway. Source of the marijuana odor was located and contact was made with the room occupant. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.   

Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • 5:15 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft.  Staff member filed a late report theft of a cell phone from an unsecure location.  Theft occurred on November 10, 2014.  Incident report completed and investigation continues.

Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, November 7, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, November 3, 2014

  • 1:30 PM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft.  Faculty member filed a late report of a theft of $60.00 cash from an unsecured location. Theft occurred sometime on November 1, 2014. Incident report completed and investigation continues.  

Sunday, November 2, 2014

  • 2: 44 AM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers responded to a report of an unconscious, intoxicated subject in a residence hall. Subject was assessed and Residence Life to monitor the remainder of the night. Incident report completed. 
  • 6:41 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Medical Emergency.  Officer responded to a medical emergency in a residence hall. Rural Metro Ambulance responded as well. Patient was assessed and further medical attention declined. Incident report completed.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

  • 12:42 AM - Heritage House, 2510 S. Grange Avenue.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officers responded to a report of a loud party at a campus residential house. After interviewing residents the party was terminated and guests were dispersed. Incident report completed.
  • 12:55 AM - Heritage House, 2510 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Disorderly Conduct.  Officers in progess of dispersing a loud party made contact with an intoxicated subject. Officers confiscated a knife during interview, subject became disorderly and was restrained. SFPD responded and subject was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Minnehaha County Jail. Incident report completed.
  • 1:41 AM - Summit Apartments, 2420 S. Summit Avenue.  Vandalism.  Officers discovered a vehicle covered in flour and another unidentified substance. Owner was identified and notified. Report filed with SFPD. Incident report completed.
  • 3:30 AM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Drunkenness / Vandalism / Public Urination.  Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated subject trying to gain access to a dormitory through a fire escape door and throwing a brick at a window. Subject was located nearby on College property urinating in public, detained and escorted back to his dormitory. Subject became disorderly at the dormitory but became compliant when SFPD responded. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorties for disciplinary action. 

Friday, October 31, 2014

  • 11:10 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers escorted a non-Augustana subject from a dance and provided assistance after he became disorderly and ill as a result of alcohol consumption. SFPD issued Underage Consumption citation. Subject was transported to a hospital emergency room for treatment. Incident report completed.
  • 11:20 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officer made contact with and provided assistance to an intoxicated student outside of a dance. SFPD issued Underage Consumption citation. Incident report completed.
  • 11:20 PM - Morrison Commons. 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated student inside of a dance and provided assistance. SFPD issued Underage Consumption citation. Incident report completed.
  • 11:30 PM - Augustana College Campus Green, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers observed two intoxicated subjects unable to care for themselves walking on campus and escorted them to their dormitory where assistance was provided. Incident report completed.   

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • 12:19 AM - Mikkelsen Library, 2117 S. Summit Avenue.  Emergency Exit Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to investigate an automated emergency exit alarm. No subjects were located. A possible suspect was observed during review of security video. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, October 27, 2014

  • 6:45 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2322 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Officers responded to an automated fire alarm in a campus apartment complex. Source of the alarm was determined to be cooking smoke. SFFR responded and authorized reoccupation of the apartment. Incident report completed.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

  • 2:44 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Medical Emergency.  Officers were dispatched to investigate of report of student in medical distress. EMTs also responded and student was subsequently transported to a hospital emergency room via private vehicle. Incident report completed.
  • 2:10 AM  - Tower Dormitories, 1101 W. 28th Street,  Disorderly Conduct / Simple Assault.  Officer conducting a welfare check of an intoxicated male was physically interfered with by a second intoxicated male. Disorderly subject was apprehended by Campus Safety officers after a short foot pursuit. SFPD responded and subject was charged with Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Minnehaha County Jail. Incident report completed.  

Saturday, October 25, 2014

  • 4:20 PM - Diversity Experience House, 1000 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officers responded to an automated fire alarm from a campus residential house. Source of alarm determined to be cooking smoke. SFFR responded and authorized reoccupation of the house. Incident report completed.
  • 11:20 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Alcohol Policy Violation.  Officer observed student enter dormitory with a backpack containing alcohol. Residence Life was notified. Incident report completed.

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • 8:10 PM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Welfare Check.  Officers were dispatched to locate and check on the welfare of a student. Student was located safe and well. Incident report completed.
  • 11:20 PM - Intersection of 26th St. and Grange Ave.  Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident.  Officers came across the scene of a motor vehicle accident and provided traffic control until SFPD arrived. SFPD took charge of the investigation.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • 1:45 PM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Campus Safety was dispatched by METRO Communications to a non-injury motor vehicle accident in the Elmen Center parking lot. SFPD responded and issued red tags. Incident Report Completed. 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • 3:00 AM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Bicycle Theft.  A student presented to a Campus Safety officer to report a bicycle stolen from a dormitory bike rack. Bicycle was not locked at the time of the theft. Incident report completed.

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

  • 1:20 AM - 2131 S. Grange Avenue.  Maintaining a Public Nuisance / Disorderly Conduct.  SFPD responded to a noise complaint at a private house party and dispersed the guests. One subject was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Maintaining a Public Nuisance.
  • 1:44 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Underage Consumption / Alcohol Policy Violation.  An officer encountered an intoxicated subject attempting to enter a dormitory. Subject was admitted after student identity was verified. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.

Friday, October 17, 2014

  • 11:25 PM - Heritage Park, 1111 W. 33rd Street.  Suspicious Activity.  Officers discovered the door to a historic school house unlocked and standing open with interior lights on. The building was searched and secured. Incident report completed.  

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • 5:00 PM - Mikkelsen Library, 2117 S. Summit Avenue.  Protection Order Violation.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a phone report of a subject that had a protection order in place against them and had violated the conditions of the protection order.  Officers responded to the victims / students location and interviewed the victim.  Sioux Falls Police were called and a PD Officer responded.  PD collected information from the victims Protection Order and left the scene to locate and arrest the subject / violator.  Incident report completed.
  • 6:27 PM - Bergsaker Parking Lot, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Hit & Run Motor Vehicle Accident.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a phone report that a student had damage done to their vehicle.  Officer responded.  Sioux Falls Police also responded.  The student was unsure of the location that their vehicle was at when it received the damage.  PD Officer issued red tag and filed a report.  Campus Safety Officer reviewed video of possible areas the student"s vehicle was parked on Campus.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, October 13, 2014

  • 8:03 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd St.  Medical Emergency.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a phone report of an injury to a student.  Officers responded and located the victim.  Rural Metro Ambulance Peramedics were called to the scene to evaluate the patient.  Medics checked the injury and it was determined that no transport was required.  Incident report completed.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

  • 5:00 PM - College Drive Intersection of Walts Avenue.  Vandalism.   An Augustana College student called the Office of Campus Safety and reported that the student's vehicle had been egged while the vehicle had been parked on Campus property.  Officer responded and took pictures of the student's vehicle and damage.  Incident report completed.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

  • 12:13 AM - 1919 S. Duluth Avenue.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officer was dispatched to investigate a citizen complaint of a loud party. Occupants of the house were contacted and warned. Incident report completed.
  • 12:46 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Vandalism.  Officer discovered evidence of a campus statue being defaced. Incident report completed.
  • 7:25 PM - 1920 S. Prairie Avenue.  Fight Disturbance.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a fight in progress. Officers found that one subject had already fled. Remaining injured subject refused medical treatment and declined to file a report. Incident report completed.
  • 10:35 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Underage Consumption / Alcohol Policy Violation.  Officers made contact with an intoxicated subject with assistance of Sioux Falls Police Department after subject was observed creating a disturbance. Underage Consumption citation issued and alcohol confiscated. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.
  • 11:44 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2342 S. Grange Avenue.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a loud party. Officers made contact, identified the subjects and dispersed the party. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.