The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Friday, June 22, and Monday, June 25.


Crimes against a person

At 7:23 p.m., on June 25, DPS officers responded to a student who sustained a black eye when he bumped heads with another player while playing basketball. The officers examined the student and offered to request an LAFD RA unit to provide medical treatment, but he declined and was released to seek it on his own.

At 7:33 a.m., on June 25, a student reported that her boyfriend shoved her and punched her in the face when she tried to stop him from leaving her apartment due to his being intoxicated. The boyfriend was subsequently arrested by LAPD officers for a traffic related incident and LAPD detectives were advised of the connection to the student’s report.

Crimes against property

At 10:09 a.m., on June 25, a suspect used an access card to gain entry to the Clinical Science Center and an emergency key to gain entry to an office. The suspect opened a secured safe and removed currency and two laptop computers.

At 10:16 p.m., on June 22, a non-USC male flagged down DPS officers and requested assistance in locating his iPad, which he had left inside a shopping cart at Superior Grocers. The male activated a tracking device and the officers subsequently found the iPad in possession of a store employee at a nearby bus stop. The employee claimed he intended to return the iPad the following day and the male did not desire criminal prosecution of the matter. The iPad was returned to the male without further incident.

At 10:31 a.m., on June 22, DPS officers responded to a report of a suspect driving a vehicle near 29th Street and Normandie Avenue that was identified as stolen by the license plate recognition system. LAPD officers were requested for assistance and the suspect and a passenger were detained for investigation when they parked the vehicle. The officers confirmed that the vehicle had been reported stolen. The suspect and the passenger were arrested and transported to 77th station for booking.

Miscellaneous incidents

At 3:01 p.m., on June 23, a staff member backed a university vehicle into a concrete column inside the parking structure at the LAPD’s 77th Station, causing minor damage to the vehicle.

At 6:34 p.m. on June 22, DPS officers detained a suspect who was observed drinking from an open container of alcohol in public and a subsequent check of his name revealed an outstanding warrant. The suspect was then arrested and transported for booking.