The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety Daily Incident Log between Friday, Feb. 24, and Monday, Feb. 27.
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Crimes against a person
At 8:34 p.m. on Feb. 26, a student reported that a suspect slapped her buttocks while she was standing on Orchard Avenue. The suspect appeared to be intoxicated and she made a vaguely threatening statement before she walked away and disappeared from sight.
At 5:26 a.m. on Feb. 26, a student reported that a cab driver sprayed him with pepper spray when he refused to pay his fare. The student did not require medical treatment, and he was unable to provide DPS officers with a description of the driver, his vehicle or the cab company name.
At 1:07 a.m. on Feb. 26, a suspect smashed the front passenger side window to gain entry to a car at Felix Chevrolet and removed a vehicle owner’s manual, a pair of headphones and a cable.
Crimes against property
At 10:50 a.m. on Feb. 25, a suspect climbed through an unsecured window to gain entry at 1163 29th St., and removed two laptop computers, three iPods, two cellular phones, a television and two watches.
At 12:18 p.m. on Feb. 24, DPS officers responded to a report of two suspects prowling in the bike racks outside Leavey Library and upon their arrival, they observed one of the subjects toss a duffel bag into some nearby shrubs. The officers detained the suspects for questioning and both of them denied ownership of the bag, which contained three bicycle seats and a cell phone. The officers were unable to locate the owners of the property to determine if a crime had occurred and the suspects were subsequently released.
At 5:28 p.m. on Feb. 26, DPS officers responded to a student who sustained a possible broken nose when he was struck in the face by a football that a juvenile threw at him on 28th and Orchard streets. The juvenile admitted throwing the football when contacted by the officers, but the student did not desire criminal prosecution of the matter. The officers then transported the student to Kaiser Hospital for medical treatment.
At 6:13 a.m. on Feb. 26, DPS officers responded to a student who reported that she had taken an overdose of her prescription medication. An LAFD R.A. unit was requested and Unit #15 responded. The R.A. Unit examined the student and transported her to Good Samaritan Hospital for medical treatment.
At 2:17 a.m. on Feb. 25, DPS officers responded to an intoxicated student who was reported to be unable to care for himself at Seeley G. Mudd building. The student was conscious and coherent when contacted by the officers and he declined transportation for medical treatment. The student was released into the care of a friend.