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:

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

  • 2:33 AM - Summit Apartments, 2420 S. Summit Avenue.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officer conducting security checks came upon a loud party and made contact. Subjects were cooperative and followed instructions. Incident report completed.
  • 1:20 AM - 2335 S. Grange Avenue.  Party Disturbance.  An officer observed a large group of students congregated in front of a private residence where a party was being held. Subjects were creating a disturbance and appeared to be intoxicated. One of the subjects threw a bottle into a campus parking lot and then fled into a dormitory when approached by Campus Safety. Two of the subjects were later identified. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.

Monday, September 1, 2014

  • 9:00 PM - Costello Apartments, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to investigate an odor of marijuana in the hallway of a campus residence facility. Possible subjects were interviewed and an incident report was completed.
  • 2:25 PM - Costello Apartments, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to investigate an odor of marijuana in the hallway of a campus residence facility. Possible subjects were interviewed and an incident report was completed.
  • 1:17 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of suspicious activity in a residence hall. Officers discovered an intoxicated and unconscious student in the hallway. Student was awakened and evaluated for alcohol poisoning. An ambulance was requested and responded in company with SFPD. Subject was transported to a hospital emergency room for treatment and was issued an underage consumption citation after becoming uncooperative with emergency medical personnel. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.  

Sunday, August 31, 2014

  • 10:53 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers were dispatched to a residence hall to investigate a report of a marijuana odor in a hallway. Officers confirmed the odor of marijuana but were unable to identify the specific source. Incident report completed.
  •  11:25 AM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Possible Narcotics Violation.  Officers investigating a fire system trouble alarm in a campus residential building detected what appeared to be the odor of marijuana in a laundry room. No subjects were located in the area. Incident report completed.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

  • 1:14 AM - 2131 S. Grange Avenue.  Disorderly Conduct / Drunkenness.  Officer attempted to make contact with a group of intoxicated males creating a noise disturbance on campus. Subjects became disorderly and confronted the officer. SFPD back-up requested and the subjects fled into the house at 2131 S. Grange Ave. One probable suspect identified. Incident report comleted and forwarded to College authorities for further investigation.

Friday, August 29, 2014

  • 1:15 PM - Norse Inn, 2409 S. Grange Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Offices wee dispatched to investigate an automated fire alarm in a campus residential building. Evacuation completed, SFFR found no smoke or flame and reset the alarm. Incident report completed.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • 10:05 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft.  Student presented at Campus Safety to file late report of the theft of a cell phone from a vehicle parked on campus. Vehicle was reported to have been locked at the time. Incident report completed and investigation continues.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • 10:40 AM - Kirkeby- Over Stadium, Medical Emergency.  Officers responded to a medical emergency after Rural Metro Communications advised Campus Safety Dispatch that an ambulace was being dispatched to the Stadium.  EMS transported an injured Student / Athlete to a medical facility for further evaluation.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • 2:30 PM - Elmen Center, 2505 S Grange Avenue.  Fire Aarm.  Officer responded to an active fire alarm.  A pull station alarm had been activated.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded.  No visible flame or smoke detected.  SFFR reset alarm.  Incident report completed.
  • 4:35 PM - Office of Campus Safety. 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Harassment Complaint.  A female student presented to the Campus Safety Office and reported that a coworker had been harassing the student on social media.  Incident report completed.  Student will contact SF Police and apply for a Protection Order.

Monday, August 25, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

  • 10:15 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Motor Vehicle Theft.  Student presented at Campus Safety to report the theft of a moped from residence hall parking sometime after 10:15 PM on August 22nd. Victim indicated he waited to report the incident because he thought some friends were playing a joke. Incident report completed and investigation continues.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 22, 2014

  • 1:28 PM - Global Education House, 2001 S. Norton Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Officer was dispatched to investigate an automated fire alarm at a campus residential house. SFFR responded and determined there was no sign of flame or smoke. Building was authorized for reoccupation. Incident report completed.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • 1:30 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officer responded to an automated fire alarm in a residence hall and confirmed evacuation in progress. System indicated a pull box had been activated. SFFR responded and determined there was no sign of flame or smoke. Building was authorized for reoccupation. Incident report completed.  

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • 11:00 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Tresspassing.  Officer observed an intoxicated male in the Humanitie parking lot.  Officer made contact with the subject.  The subject was identified and was not an Augustana College staff member or a student.  The subject was asked to leave the Campus and the subject became verbally abusive.  Sioux Falls Police were contacted and PD Officers responded.  The subject was removed from Campus.  Incident report completed.

Monday, August 18, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

  • 3:20 AM - Campus House, 2405 S. Grange Ave.  Underage Consumption / Drunkenness.  Officer discovered an unconscious subject in the front lawn of a campus residential house. Emergency medical assistance was requested after officer was unable to wake subject for several minutes. Subject began to wake up, ambulance cancelled, SFPD arrived and issued underage consumption citation. Subject was subsequently released into parental custody. Incident report completed.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 15, 2014

  • 9:00 AM - Global Education House, 2001 S. Norton Ave.  Narcotics Violation.  Housekeeping personnel discovered evidence of narcotics violations in a campus residential facility. Evidence was documented, secured and investigation continues. Incident report completed.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

  • 5:39 PM - Madsen Social Science Center Parking Lot, 2301 S. Summit Avenue.  Theft.  A female victim of a theft presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that a bicycle rack had been stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in the Madsen lot.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

  • 11:30 PM - Gilbert Science Center, 2407 S. Summit Avenue.  Public Intoxication.  Officer observed two intoxicated students one of whom was unable to care for himself. Subject had fallen against a fence and suffered a severe laceration to the head. Rural Metro Ambulance was called and responded along with Sioux Falls Police.  The subject was evaluated by medics and was advised to seek further medical attention.  Subject refused further care and was transported to a hospital emergency room by a designated driver in a private vehicle. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.

Monday, August 11, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • 1:45 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Ave.  Public Urination.  Officer observed a male subject urinating in public on campus property. A second officer was able to identify and make contact with the subject to discuss the incident. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 8, 2014

  • 11:15 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Ave.  Alcohol Policy Violation.  Officer observed four subjects carrying alcohol across campus and attempted to make contact. Subjects abondoned the alcohol and fled on foot. Alcohol was destroyed and incident report completed.  

Thursday, August 7, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, August 4, 2014

  • 7:11 AM - Academy House, 2320 S. Summit Ave.  Illegal Entry.  Campus Safety was notified by Maintenance personnel that a residential house undergoing maintenance had been entered by unknown persons who left several empty alcoholic beverage containers behind. House was cleared and secured. Incident report completed.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

  • 2:00 AM - 2011 S. Grange Ave.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officer on patrol observed a loud party and notified METRO Communications. SFPD responded and broke up the party.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 1, 2014

  • 2:40 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2300 Block of S. Duluth Ave.  Wellbeing Check.  Officers assisted Residence Life in checking on the wellbeing of a student. Student was located and determined to be safe. Incident report completed.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 28, 2014

  • 12:42 PM - Center for Visual Arts, 2120 S. Grange Ave.  Vandalism.  A faculty member reported damage to a piece of student sculpture on display in the Center for Visual Arts. Sculpture was last known to be intact on July 20, 2014. Damaged was documented and an incident report was completed. Investigation continues. 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

  • 6:30 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th St.  911 Hang-Up Call.  SFPD and Campus Safety responded to a dormitory to investigate a 911 hang-up call. Building was searched without result. Incident report completed.
  • 2:28 AM - 720 W. 31st Street.  Driving Under the Influence.  Officer observed a vehicle driving erratically and at an extremely high speed on S. Norton Ave. Driver abandoned vehicle, fled and was apprehended and turned over to SFPD who took charge of the investigation. Driver was arrested and transported to Minnehaha County Jail. Incident report completed.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

  • 11:15 PM - Center for Visual Arts, 2120 S. Grange Ave.  Narcotics Violation,  Officer conducting building checks discovered drug paraphernalia in an art studio. Suspect was identified and paraphernalia was confiscated. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities for action.
  • 12:24 AM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Ave.  Illegal Entry.  Officers requested by SFPD to assist in search for three subjects who fled from a nearby arrest scene. Evidence discovered that a subject entered a campus building through a propped door. Building was cleared by SFPD and Campus Safety. Subject was determined to have fled out through another exit. Incident report completed.

Friday, July 25, 2014

  • 11:25 PM - Duluth Apartments, 2300 Block of S. Duluth Ave.  Suspicious Activity.  Officer conducting building checks observed a security door standing open and while investigating discovered a student occupied apartment door standing open. The apartment appeared to be unoccupied and the officer observed in plain sight a beer pong table. The apartment door and the security door were both closed and locked. Incident report completed and forwarded to College authorities.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • 7:21 PM - Diversity House, 1000 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to Campus owned property as a fire alarm had been activated.  Upon arrival at the scene Officers observed that the house had been evacuated.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue arrived.  There was no visible flames or smoke observed when SFFR arrived.  SFFR cleared the house and reset the fire alarm panel.  The alarm was activated as a result of a cooking accident.  Incident report completed.

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • 1:30 AM - Madsen Center Parking Lot, 2301 S. Summit Ave.  Public Urination / Drunkenness.  Officers observed an intoxicated male subject urinating in public and attempt to enter a car with intent of driving. Subject was confronted and required to make other arrangements for a ride home. Incident report completed.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • 8:15 AM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2300 Block of S. Duluth Ave.  Fire Alarm.  Officers responded to an automated fire alarm in a campus apartment building. Source of alarm was determined to be cooking smoke. Building was reoccupied. Incident report completed.

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • 10:14 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Ave.  Bicycle Theft.  Student presented at Campus Safety to inquire about a missing bicycle. Bicycle last seen one month ago. Incident report completed.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • 11:41 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th St.  Welfare Check.  Officers responded to a request to check on the welfare of a student. Student was located safe and well. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • 6:33 PM - 908 W. 28th St., Lookout House.  Bicycle Theft.  A student presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that the student's bicycle had been stolen.  Incident Report completed.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 14, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

  • 3:21 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2334 S. Duluth Avenue.  Vandalism.  While on routine patrol Officers discovered a window screen had been removed from an apartment window well.  Also discovered was contraband from an incident that occurred on July 12th 2014.  Incident report completed.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

  • 12:56 AM - Duluth Place Apartments. 2334 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a fire alarm notification.  Officers responded to the location.  SFFR also responded.  SFFR located discharged fireworks on the second floor landing.  Witnesses were interviewed and suspects were identified.  Incident reported completed and forwarded to College Authorities.  Investigation continues.

Friday, July 11, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

  • 5:42 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a fire alarm and dispatched Officer to the location.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue also responded.  The building was cleared and no visible signs of flames or smoke was detected.  Painters were painting in the area and fumes from the paint were suspect in the alarm activation.  Incident report completed.
  • 5:56 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Vehicle Accident.  Minor accident occurred on the lot involving two vehicles.  Sioux Falls Police were notified and responded.  Red tags were issued.  Incident report completed.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

  • 5:26 PM - Mikkelsen Library, 2117 S. Summit Avenue.  Visitor Assist.  Officers were called to assist a subject that had become lost.  Officers escorted the subject to where he was supposed to be.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 7, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, July 4, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

  • Nothing to Report

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  • 5:10 PM - Olsen House, 1020 W. 28 St.  Public Intoxication.  Officers made contact with an intoxicated male found sleeping on the front lawn of campus property..  Officers asked the subject to leave campus property and the subject complied.  Campus Safety Officers called Sioux Falls Police to check the well being of the subject as he was very intoxicated.  Incident Report completed.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.