The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Wednesday, Sept. 21, and Thursday, Sept. 22.
Crimes against property
At 8:13 p.m. on Oct. 7, a suspect exited a vehicle and approached a non-USC female from behind as she was walking near Adams Boulevard and Menlo Avenue. The suspect grabbed hold of the female’s purse and forcibly pulled it from her shoulder, then she returned to the vehicle and drove away. DPS officers responded and conducted a search, but were unable to locate the suspect.
At 2:23 p.m. on Oct. 8, DPS officers responded to a traffic collision involving two vehicles, one of which was driven by a student, at 28th and Severance streets Neither party was injured. Officers cleared the scene after the subjects exchanged pertinent information.
At 1:14 a.m. on Oct. 8, LAPD officers on routine patrol near 30th and Orchard streets observed a student nearly strike a bicyclist while driving his vehicle in an unsafe manner and detained him for investigation. The student failed a field sobriety test. He was arrested and transported to Southwest station for booking.
At 1:11 a.m. on Oct. 8, DPS officers responded to an intoxicated non-USC female who passed out at the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. LAFD RA Unit #15 was at the scene loading the female into their ambulance when the officers arrived and she was subsequently transported to California Hospital Medical Center for treatment.
At 9:37 P.m. on Oct. 7, DPS officers responded to a report of four suspects smoking marijuana outside the New Residential College and detained them for investigation. All of the suspects were determined to have been drinking alcohol in public and one of them was found in possession of marijuana. The suspects were then arrested, cited and released after being advised against trespassing on university property.