On Wednesday, May 16, at 3:32 p.m., Campus Safety responded to a call from a staff member regarding a student in need of medical assistance. The staff member reported that they had also called 911. Officers arrived on the scene and spoke with the staff member who stated emergency responders had taken care of the situation.
On Friday, May 18, p.m., while on routine patrol, a Campus Safety officer witnessed a student unintentionally injure themselves near the intersection of East Asbury Avenue and South Gaylord Street. The officer contacted paramedics and provided assistance to the student until paramedics arrived. The student refused transport to a hospital.
On Wednesday, May 16, at 3:50 p.m., Campus Safety responded to a call from a student regarding a theft in the Ritchie Center. Upon arrival at the scene, the responding officer spoke with the student who stated they had left their cell phone in an unsecured, unattended area for approximately one hour and that when they returned, the phone was gone.
On Saturday, May 19, at 11:30 p.m., Campus Safety spoke with an unaffiliated person who came to the Campus Safety Center to report their laptop had been stolen while they were on campus. The unaffiliated person reported they left their laptop in Sturm Hall while on campus for an event on May 6. When they returned the next day to retrieve it, they found it was missing.
On Sunday, May 20, at 10:22 a.m., while on routine patrol, a Campus Safety officer was stopped by a staff member who reported several outdoor lights on the west side of the Ritchie Center had been knocked over by unknown persons. The officer photographed the damage, which facilities estimated to be valued at $10,200.
Drugs and Alcohol
On Thursday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m., Campus Safety responded to a call from Housing and Residential Education (HRE) staff regarding a student who was being non-compliant with staff. Officers responded to the scene and spoke with the student in question who was visibly intoxicated and in possession of marijuana. During the interview, two additional students and one additional unaffiliated party who were also intoxicated arrived on scene. The Denver Police Department (DPD) was called to the scene where they issued citations to four of the involved parties.
On Thursday, May 17,at 3:00 a.m., while departing the scene of the previous incident, a Campus Safety officer was approached by a student who stated that they were concerned for their safety. The student explained that one of the accused parties in that incident had a habit of threatening other students when they got in trouble. The student was advised to speak with HRE about a room change if necessary.
On Friday, May 18, at 2:07 a.m., Campus Safety responded to a request from DPD for assistance with a student at 2414 South University Boulevard. Upon arrival at the scene, DPD briefed Campus Safety and explained that they had a student in custody whom they had witnessed pushing on a parked DPD vehicle. DPD transported the student to Denver Cares.
On Sunday, May 20,at 2:44 a.m. Campus Safety responded to a call from HRE staff regarding an intoxicated student in Centennial Towers. Officers responded to the scene, where they found that the student in question was unable to maintain consciousness. Paramedics were called to the scene where they evaluated the student and transported them to Porter Hospital.
On Sunday, May 20, at 5:48 p.m., Campus Safety responded to a call from HRE staff regarding the odor of marijuana emanating from a student’s room. Upon arrival at the scene, officers confirmed the odor and were admitted to the room in question where they contacted one student. The student was cooperative and surrendered marijuana and drug paraphernalia to officers.
On Sunday, May 20, at 12:01 a.m., while on routine patrol, a Campus Safety officer heard a loud noise which they believed was caused by a vehicular collision near the intersection of East Asbury Avenue and South High Street. The officer responded to the scene where DPD officials explained that the collision was caused by a student who they believed was driving their vehicle while impaired. The student hit two parked vehicles on South High Street, causing substantial damage. DPD transported the student to Denver Health for further medical attention.