The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident summary between Friday, April 6, and Sunday, April 9.
Crimes against a person
At 12:48 a.m. on April 8, DPS officers responded to a security guard who was detaining an intoxicated student who had punched and kicked him after being denied entry to a party at the Zeta Beta Tau fraterntiy. The guard requested prosecution of the matter. The officers arrested the student and transported him to MDC for booking.
At 6:59 p.m. on April 7, DPS officers responded to a non-USC male who reported that a suspect punched him in the face during an argument outside the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. The male sustained a cut to his lip, but he declined when the officers offered to request an LAFD RA unit to provide medical treatment. He was released to seek it on his own. The suspect could not be located at the time of the report.
Crimes against property
At 11:25 p.m. on April 6, DPS officers responded to a report of two suspects trespassing at the Theta Xi fraternity and refusing to leave the premises after being asked to do so. One of the subjects became combative when the officers attempted to detain him. The suspect punched two of DPS officers several times before being subdued. The suspect was then arrested and transported to MDC for booking. The second suspect was detained without incident and also booked at MDC.
At 10:20 a.m. on April 8, a non-USC female reported that a suspect followed her around Superior Grocers and made inappropriate comments to her while she was shopping at the location. The female did not report the incident at the time it occurred and the suspect left the area before he could be questioned by store security or DPS officers.
At 5:16 p.m. on April 7, the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity was cited to Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards for members’ uncooperative and belligerent behavior toward DPS officers who shut down a party after a full bottle of water was thrown at one of them outside the location.
At 2:37 p.m. on April 7, a staff member reported that a suspect entered the women’s restroom at the Marks Tennis Stadium and attempted to look under the door of the stall that she occupied. The suspect fled when the staff member yelled at him and he could not be located during a subsequent search of the area by DPS officers.
At 8:52 a.m. on April 6, a university tram driver picked up a disoriented non-USC female and dropped her off at the DPS office for assistance. The female did not know her address or phone number, but LAPD officers who responded to the scene were able to determine where she lived and transported her home.