The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6.
Crimes against a person
At 10:01 P.M. on Oct. 5, DPS officers on routine patrol near the intersection of 36th Place and Normandie Avenue observed a non-USC female who appeared to be fleeing from something. When they contacted her she stated that someone had attempted to shoot her with a pellet gun. The female stated that she was not injured and walked away after declining to file a police report.
at 2:46 P.M. on Oct. 5, a student reported receiving numerous annoying and sexually suggestive text messages and phone calls from a former student after she asked him not to contact her. She told officers it has caused her to fear for her safety.
Crimes against property
at 7:58 P.M. on Oct. 6, DPS officers on routine patrol observed a suspect holding a can of spray paint running from 37th Place and Normandie Avenue and detained him for investigation. The officers located a wall that the suspect admitted to tagging. The suspect was subsequently arrested by LAPD officers who responded to the scene.
At 1:00 p.M. on Oct. 6, a nurse at the Keck Hospital of USC reported that a patient threatened her when she refused to provide him with the prescription medication he requested.
At 1:50 A.M. on Oct. 6, DPS officers responded to a report of a suspect prowling inside Troy Hall and detained him for investigation. The suspect was found in possession of a knife and a check of his name revealed two outstanding warrants. The suspect was then arrested and transported to MDC for booking.