Oct. 19-Nov. 11 crime briefs

Oct. 19

Misdemeanor case of sexual battery

At approximately 3:30 a.m., a male approached a female in the Parking Structure and grabbed her buttocks. The female reported the incident to Riverside Community College Police later in the day at 7:30 p.m. The charge is a misdemeanor case of sexual battery. Officers believe the suspect and victim are both students who have had previous contact. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 21

Students misuse parking placards

Police officers in conjunction with the Department of Motor Vehicles issued approximately 14 misdemeanor citations of unauthorized use of a disabled persons parking placards to RCC students. The placards were either not valid, issued to another driver or fictitious.

Outstanding warrants served

Oct. 26

A call was made to police dispatch at approximately 9 p.m. regarding a suspicious person in Parking Lot N. When campus police questioned the suspect they found that the suspect had an outstanding warrant. RCC Police served the warrants and the suspect was arrested onsite.

Oct. 28

RCC Police responded to a call in the Bradshaw Building regarding a disruptive student in a classroom. When the student met with the Dean of Student Services for disciplinary action it was determined that the student had five outstanding warrants including theft and domestic violence. The student was contacted by RCC Police at approximately 12:50 p.m. and ultimately booked into San Bernardino County  Central Detention Center.

Nov. 2

Car theft prompts police helicopter

A  male car theft suspect was arrested in front of the RCC campus at approximately 9 p.m. The driver was spotted on Magnolia Avenue  and pulled onto campus via Terracina Drive. The driver and his passenger were detained by Riverside City Police. It was determined that the car had been stolen from Salinas, California.

A police helicopter picked up the radio transmission about the stolen vehicle during a routine patrol and arrived on the scene to assist.

RCCD Police responded to the call and assisted with traffic control for safety.

Nov. 4

Parking lot petty theft

A student’s license plate was stolen off of their vehicle in in Parking Lot N. The theft occurred from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 5

Grand theft from Facilities yard

A report was filed at 8 a.m. with RCCD Police that two batteries were stolen at the Facilities yard on the RCC campus.

Nov. 5

Female student stalked

A female student reported that an unknown male was following her on campus. The incident happened on Nov. 5 and was reported on Nov. 9. No suspect has been identified.

Α Nov. 5

Vandalism

Vandalism in the form of graffiti in a Math and Science building  elevator was reported at 9 p.m.

Α Nov. 2

Traffic collision in parking structure

A hit and run resulting in property damage occurred in the parking structure. It is estimated that the collision occurred within the time range of 7:30-10:30 a.m.

Nov. 9

Athletic equipment stolen

At approximately 4:30 p.m. track equipment valued at $75 was stolen from Wheelock Stadium.

Nov. 11

Unwanted sexual advances

A female student reported that during the course of a conversation with an unknown male he touched her back and the lower part of her buttocks without her consent. According to RCCD Sgt. Robert Kleveno, the suspect was described by the victim as a male, possibly Latino, medium build with brown eyes and black hair. The incident occurred Student Health and Psychological Services located in the Bradshaw building at approximately 3:30 p.m.

These briefs were collected from the Nov. 8 and Nov. 19 issues of Viewpoints print edition.

Written by Crystal Olmedo