Police Blotter

by Conrad Scoville, The Dartmouth Staff, Courtesy of | 11/22/09 11:00pm

Nov. 12, 7:15 p.m. North Main Street Hanover Police received a report of an assault near Baker-Berry Library involving two 19-year-old male Dartmouth students. One of the students allegedly attempted to steal the other student's red hat. After the student wearing the hat had reportedly walked away, the suspect confronted the student again and allegedly assaulted him. Hanover Police is still investigating the case.

Nov. 15, 6:59 p.m. Webster Avenue A member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity reported that he observed an individual illegally throwing trash in one of the fraternity's dumpsters. Upon investigation, it was revealed that the alleged suspect was actually an alumnus of Dartmouth and of Sig Ep, and the case was dropped.

Nov. 17, 12:02 p.m. Lyme Road A 21-year-old male member of the Class of 2010 was arrested for criminal trespassing following an October incident in which the student broke into an office in Thayer Dining Hall. The student was given a court date of Jan. 11, 2010.

Nov. 17, 6:34 p.m. King Road Hanover Police received multiple calls from individuals who observed flashing lights in the sky and thought they appeared suspicious. Upon investigation, the police learned that the lights were from F-16 military jets on a refueling mission.

Nov. 18, 8:25 a.m. Lebanon Street Hanover Police investigated a fight at Hanover High School. Two students were reportedly involved in the altercation, and one of the students allegedly drew a knife. No one was injured in the incident. Hanover Police is still investigating the case.

Nov. 18, 4:31 p.m. Lebanon Street Hanover Police received a report of criminal mischief when a bathroom sink in the Richard W. Black Community Center was "improperly soiled," according to Hanover Police Chief Nicholas Giaccone. Hanover Police is still investigating the incident.

Nov. 18, 7:12 p.m. Lyme Road Hanover Police received a report of suspicious activity when an individual was observed in a sand pit beside his car. When police officers arrived, they learned that the individual was a Dartmouth professor performing research on crickets.