Police Blotter| 1/26/06 6:00am
Jan. 18, North Main Street, 9:10 a.m.
Safety and Security reported to Hanover Police that an unwelcome man was in Robinson Hall. The College had long ago issued the 56-year-old man, who lives in the woods near Hanover, a trespass letter which forbade his presence at Dartmouth. Police arrested him for criminal trespassing. The man's reasons for coming onto campus remain unclear.
Jan. 18, Lebanon Street, 10:39 p.m.
Police received another report of trespassing at Dartmouth; another man to whom the College had issued a trespass letter was caught loitering in Spaulding Auditorium. The 31-year-old Hanover resident was not doing much in Spaulding, which is consistent with the initial justification for the trespass letter. Dartmouth had banned him from College premises for consistently being in College buildings without a reason. Police arrested the man for criminal trespassing.
Jan. 21, South Main Street, 3:03 a.m.
An employee of Foodstop convenience store reported to Hanover Police than two men had shoplifted unidentified goods from the store. When police arrived at Foodstop, the two had left the area. Officers soon found the individuals, a sophomore and a senior at the College, walking on South Main Street under the influence of alcohol. Police arrested the sophomore for shoplifting and unlawful possession of alcohol and the senior, who was of age, just for shoplifting.
Jan. 22, West Wheelock Street, 12:31 a.m.
Hanover Police officers noticed a female staggering by Alpha Delta fraternity and using the side of the house for support. The officers approached the Dartmouth freshman and found that she had bloodshot, watery eyes, was slurring her speech and smelled of alcohol. They arrested her for unlawful possession of alcohol by consumption and for intoxication.
Jan. 22, East Wheelock Street, 1:30 a.m.
Police observed a Saab parked across the street from Chi Heorot fraternity containing four high school-aged males. Three got out of the car and walked to the front door of Heorot, which was holding a party that night. One of the three succeeded in getting into the party, at which point the officers approached Heorot and confirmed that the males were, in fact, high school students. Police took all four Hanover High School students into custody and turned them over to their parents.
Jan. 22, South Main Street, 2:49 a.m.
A police officer noticed a female swaying as she walked down Main Street. The Dartmouth junior kept glancing at the police cruiser, had trouble balancing and took her shoes off despite the cold weather. A field sobriety test revealed that she was intoxicated, and police arrested her for unlawful possession of alcohol and intoxication.
Jan. 24, South Main Street, 11:22 a.m.
Bank of America called Hanover Police to report a female who was trying to cash a stolen and forged check for $1,400. The bank knew that the check was counterfeit because its rightful owner had already reported it stolen. Police arrived as the woman was about to leave in a car. Officers stopped the vehicle, which was holding two passengers, and arrested the 38 year old for fraud.