Triton College Police Department
Daily Incident Log - April 2004

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S/C #
Date
Time
Incident w/brief Narrative
Location
Disposition
04-0340
04/01/04
0912
Disturbance – An employee reported a student disrupting the class.
Business 204
Student was warned and allowed to return to class with the agreement of her instructor.
04-0341
04/01/04
1110
Interference With A Public Institute – A report of a fight with numerous students.
College Center Circle Drive
After the fight was broken up the students said it was an April Fools joke. One student was taken into custody and later released.
04-0342
04/01/04
1255
Theft Under $300.00 – A student reported the theft of his watch
College Center Cafeteria
The offender was arrested and released on bond.
04-0343
04/01/04
1601
Found Article – Several found items were turned in
Advanced Technology
Report on file.
04-0344
04/01/04
1715
Found Articles – Numerous items were turned in.
College Center 120
Owners contacted.
04-0345
04/01/04
1931
Theft Under $300.00 – An employee reported the theft of her purse.
Learning Resource Center 214D
The purse was found, but wallet and coin purse were still missing.
04-0346
04/02/04
0843
Found Articles – A cell phone was turned in
JTI 205
Owner unknown.
04-0347
04/02/04
0925
Found Articles – A black note book was turned in
Triton College Police Dept
Owner notified.
04-0348
04/02/04
1032
Fingerprinting - An individual requested being fingerprinted for a job
Triton College Police Dept
Assisted citizen.
04-0349
04/02/04
1618
Burglar Alarm – Alarm Sounded
Robert Collins Pool
Employee was reminded of calling procedures.
04-0350
04/02/04
2013
911 System Activation – River Grove Police Dept. notified Triton Police Dept of a 911 hang up
Unknown location
River Grove Police Dept. said that there was no location from where the call was made.
04-0351
04/03/04
1938
Assist Citizen – A student reported he had locked his keys inside of his vehicle
H Lot
With officer's assistance, the vehicle was unlocked.
04-0352
04/03/04
0649
Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded in the area.
Advanced Technology E/W Hall beam
All doors were found secure. Cause for alarm unknown. 
04-0353
04/04/04
1701
Public Complaint – General –A report of numerous juveniles playing baseball on campus
Softball Field –East Campus
Subjects were asked to leave the campus and complied.
04-0354
04/04/04
1931
Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded for unlawful entry
College Center
All doors were found secure.  Reason for alarm unknown.
04-0355
04/04/04
2010
Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded for unlawful entry
College Center
All doors were found secure.  Reason for alarm unknown.
04-0356
04/04/04
2130
Assist Other Police Department –River Grove requested assistance on a suspicious vehicle
Fullerton & 1st Ave
Upon investigation, vehicle was ok and released.
04-0357
04/05/04
1320
Interference W/Public Institution of Higher Education – Employee reported that 3 students were arguing and disruptive, refusing to settle down.
Liberal Arts 317
The students were arrested, processed and released.
04-0358
04/05/04
1507
Disturbance – An employee reported a large group of subjects playing cards and being very loud.
Business 1st Floor – East End
Subjects were reminded of rules. They were asked to leave and complied.
04-0359
04/05/04
1752
Traffic Arrest – Suspended Drivers License – Subject was found to have a suspended Driver's License 
5th & Strieby 
Offender was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0360
04/05/04
1936
Found Property – A coat was turned in
College Center
Owner unknown.
04-0361
04/05/04
1937
Suspicious Person – A report of a suspicious person in the area
College Center
The subject was looking for his niece.An attempt to locate was made, but failed to locate her.
04-0362
04/06/04
0754
Criminal Damage to State Supported Property – An employee reported graffiti 
Liberal Arts 2nd Floor Men’s Room
Pictures were taken and maintenance was advised to clean the area. Report on file.
04-0363
04/06/04
1013
Possession of Cannabis – A female subject was suspected of being in possession of a controlled substance
College Center 
Substance found to be positive for Marijuana. She was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0364
04/06/04
2153
Assist Other Police Department – River Grove Police Department requested assistance in an attempt to locate a subject with a knife.
Grove & Fullerton
Assistance was given.
04-0365
04/07/04
1005
Suspended /Revoked Drivers License – Disobeyed Stop Sign – Offender had a suspended Driver License
5th & Hemingway
Offender was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0366
04/07/04
1209
Lost Article – An employee reported the loss of her Triton swipe key
Triton College Campus
Report on file.  Locksmith notified.
04-0367
04/07/04
1607
Assist Other Police Department – Melrose Park Police Department needed assistance with a traffic accident.
5th & North Ave
Officer assisted.
04-0368
04/07/04
1837
Power Failure – There was a brief power failure.
West Campus
The power was out for 10 minutes. Engineers advised. 
04-0369
04/08/04
1955
Assist Citizen – An employee reported students throwing balls of paper at the window, and disrupting class.
Liberal Arts 141
Upon officers arrival, subjects were gone.
04-0370
04/11/04
0801
Alarm Burglar – Alarm sounded for unlawful entry..
College Center
No one was found in the area.  Reason for alarm unknown.
04-0371
04/11/04
2333
Driving With A Suspended Driver's License – Subject was found to have a suspended Diver's License.
5th & Strieby 
Offender was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0372
04/12/04
0819
Disturbance – A student reported she was being harassed by her ex boyfriend.
Robert Collins
Offender was given a warning of criminal tresspass.
04-0373
04/12/04
1546
911 System Activation – Upon call back, the phone rang unanswered.
Learning Resource Center 125 N. Hall
No emergency in the area.
04-0374
04/12/04
2333
Found Article – A cell phone was found
Advanced Technology 142
Owner Unknown.
04-0375
04/13/04
0151
Suspicious Persons – A student reported 2 suspicious persons who were sleeping
Business
Offenders were employees in the Maintenance department.
04-0376
04/13/04
2010
Traffic Accident – Hit and Run – No injuries
Hemingway & 5thAve
Report on file
040377
04/13/04
2124
Theft Under $300.00 – A student reported the theft of his calculator
Learning Resource Center Library
Report on file.
04-0378
04/13/04
2334
Suspicious Persons – An employee reported two suspicious males
Learning Resource Center 2nd floor
Subjects were asked to leave and they complied. Campus closed.
04-0379
04/13/04
0910
Medical Assist – Employee reported that a senior citizen had a nose bleed.
Robert Collins 221
Subject escorted to Health Services.
04-0380
04/14/04
1017
Disturbance – All units were called for a disturbance.
College Center
Subjects were spoken to and the matter was settled.
04-0381
04/14/04
1506
Graffiti – No Damage – A report of graffiti
Liberal Arts 2nd floor men’s washroom
Maintenance was notified and will clean it up.
04-0382
04/14/04
1944
Assist Citizen – A student reported that someone had taken his phone.
Industrial Careers 108
Phone was recovered and returned to the student.
04-0383
04/14/04
2019
Public Complaint – A report that 5 children were left in a vehicle unattended.
H Lot
Upon officers arrival, the vehicle and passenger were gone.
04-0384
04/14/04
0049
Assist Other Police Department – Assisted River Grove Police with a garage break in case
8650 Lyndale River Grove
Officers assisted.
04-0385
04/15/04
1054
Possession of Cannabis, Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis - An employee reported two students were smoking illegal substances
College Center
Students were arrested and later bonded out.
04-0386
04/15/04
1617
Burglary From Motor Vehicle – Criminal Damage to Auto - An employee reported a motor vehicle burglary in progress. 
C Lot
Three subjects were arrested on felony charges and later bonded out.
04-0387
04/15/04
1747
Disturbance –Report of a verbal argument between 2 black female subjects.
Learning Resource Center Library
Both subjects were spoken with and agreed to keep their voices down.
04-0388
04/15/04
2255
Found Articles – An Illinois Driver's License was found
Advanced Technology 142
Owner notified.
04-0389
04/18/04
0232
Alarm- Burglar – Alarm sounded for an unlawful entry.
Robert Collins
Maintenance employee was working in the area.
04-0390
04/18/04
1010
Citizen Assist – Employee reported 5 subjects were playing on the softball field without authorization.
Soft Ball Field
Subjects were advised to leave and they complied.
04-0391
04/19/04
1645
Assist Citizen – A student reported he was having a problem with another student.
3645 Hawthorne
Franklin Park
Student was advised how to handle the issue.
04-0392
04/19/04
1723
911 System Activation – An employee dialed in error trying to call Triton Police for assistance for his vehicle.
Advanced Technology West Back Hall
No emergency in the area.
04-0393
04/20/04
0842
Mischievous Conduct – No Money Loss – An employee reported that silver colored grease had been smeared over handles and handrails.
Technical Bldg
2nd floor
Maintenance Department was called to clean the area.
04-0394
04/20/04
1003
Possession of Cannabis – 30 gm and Under – CCTV camera system caught 2 students with drugs      
College Center Cafeteria
Subjects were arrested and bonded out. 
04-0395
04/20/04
1331
Found Property – A cell phone was turned in
Health Services
Owner unknown.
04-0396
04/20/04
1355
Disturbance – An employee reported a black male subject causing a disturbance.
Bookstore
Upon officers arrival, the subject was spoken to and given a warning.
04-0397
04/20/04
1404
Traffic Accident – No Injuries – A report of a traffic accident.
Front Street & D Lot
Minor damage on one vehicle.  Report on file.
04-0398
04/20/04
1416
Found Property – A jacket was turned in.
College Center Cafeteria
Owner unknown.
04-0399
04/20/04
1959
Assist Other Police Department – River Grove Police Department needed assistance for a 911 call.
1900 5th Ave, River Grove
Assistance was given.
04-0400
04/20/04
2342
Suspicious Auto – CCTV system recorded two subjects in vehicles having an argument.
D Lot
Subjects were spoken to advise the campus was closed and told to leave.  Subjects complied.
04-0401
04/21/04
1212
Disturbance – An employee reported several students were loud and tossing garbage cans.
College Center Link Area
Offenders were spoken to and asked to calm down.  All complied.
04-0402
04/21/04
1247
Disturbance – A report of a white male disturbing the area.
College Center 216E
The subjects were warned about his behavior. 
04-0403
04/21/04
2025
911 System Activation – Alarm sounded for a 911 call
Learning Resource Center 1st floor S E side of building
No emergency in the area.
04-0404
04/22/04
0904
Stuck Elevator Occupied – Victim called  to report she was stuck in the elevator.
Business 2nd floor East side
Victim was released and maintenance was notified.
04-0405
04/22/04
1012
Suspicious Person – Employee observed two suspicious people apparently smoking an illegal substance.
5th & Hemingway
Subjects had no illegal substances and were allowed to leave.
04-0406
04/22/04
1028
Foul Odor - A report that someone had set off a stink bomb.
College Center
Upon officers arrival, the doors were opened to air the building out.
04-0407
04/22/04
1249
Public Complaint – A report of numerous subjects playing cards.
Health
The offenders were spoken with and given a warning.
04-0408
04/22/04
1333
Disturbance – A student reported a disturbance.
Robert Collins Fitness Center
Offender was spoken to and given a warning.
04-0409
04/22/04
1336
Public Complaint – Employee reported a group of subjects playing cards again
Health
Offenders were warned again and asked to leave the area.
04-0410
04/22/04
1354
Solicitor Complaint – A student reported someone was passing out flyers and soliciting people without a permit.
College Center Link
The offender was spoken with and escorted out of the area.
04-0411
04/22/04
1405
Found Property – A purse and jacket were turned in.
College Center
Owner notified.
04-0412
04/22/04
1459
Found Property – A jacked was turned in.
Learning Resource Center 100
Owner unknown.
04-0413
04/22/04
1557
Public Complaint – An employee reported an offensive message written on a piece of paper taped up on the wall.
Industrial Careers
Report on file.
04-0414
04/22/04
2113
Found Property – A purse and cell phone were turned in.
Liberal Arts 309
Owner contacted.
04-0415
04/22/04
2115
Assist Other Police Dept. – River Grove requested assistance with an elderly woman who was having trouble getting out of her vehicle and into her home.
8616 Palmer
Assistance was given.
04-0416
04/23/04
1449
Traffic Accident – No Injuries – A report of a traffic accident.
A Lot
Report on file
04-0417
04/24/04
1205
Assist Citizen – An unknown female reported she needed help and hung up.
Unknown
Officer checked the buildings and the subject could not be located.
04-0418
04/24/04
1810
Found Articles – Several found items were turned in.
Robert Collins Men’s room 1st floor
Owner unknown.
04-0419
04/24/04
2110
Motorist Assist – An employee notified Triton Police of a motorist assist.
5th & Hemingway Dr
Assistance was given and vehicle was moved.
04-0420
04/24/04
2129
Suspicious Vehicle – An employee reported a suspicious vehicle on campus.
Forest Preserve Drive
Drivers were advised campus was closed and asked to leave. 
421
04/25/04
0848
Telephone Threat – An unknown caller wanted to speak to Chief Pendola, Sgt. Batko or Officer Kirk.
Triton College Police Dept. JTI
Report on file.
04-0422
04/25/04
0853
Alarm Burglar – Alarm sounded in the area. Offender reported he entered the doors that were unsecured
Science North West Doors
Doors were made secure. No emergency in the area.
04-0423
04/25/04
2338
Assist Other Police Department – River Grove Police requested assistance with a large group of kids being loud.
1st Ave & Fullerton
When officers arrived, the subjects were gone.
04-0424
04/26/04
1321
Public Complaint – Employee reported numerous subjects playing cards
Business
Upon officer’s arrival, subjects were gone.
04-0425
04/26/04
1349
Public Complaint – A student reported being exposed to a noxious smelling substance.
Learning Resource Center 100
The area was checked with negative results.
04-0426
04/26/04
1909
911 System Activation – Alarm sounded for a 911 call. Employee explained she needed a door open
Advanced Technology West Back Hall
Employee was assisted with the door and advised to use 911 only for emergencies.
04-0427
04/26/04
2038
Assist Citizen – Victim was unable to locate her vehicle.
D Lot
With the assistance of a police officer, her vehicle was located.
04-0428
04/26/04
2109
Assault – Offender assaulted his wife's boyfriend 
D Lot
Offender was arrested and bonded out.
04-0429
04/27/04
1043
Found Article – A cellular phone was turned in
D Lot
Owner unknown.
04-0430
04/27/04
1043
Found Article – A watch was turned in.
Learning Resource Center
Owner unknown.
04-0431
04/27/04
1111
Public Complaint – An employee reported students playing cards for money
Business
Upon officers arrival, cards were confiscated.
04-0432
04/27/04
1134
Disturbance – An employee reported a group playing cards once again.
College Center Cafeteria
The cards were confiscated due to a prior warning given. 
04-0433
04/27/04
1242
Theft Over $300.00 – An employee reported the theft of her purse.
Liberal Arts 210W
The purse and its contents were recovered. Case closed.
04-0434
04/27/04
1256
Solicitor Complaint – An employee reported a male white subject attempting to sell “fine art” paintings
Fine Arts
Upon officers arrival, subject was gone.
04-0435
04/27/04
1658
Traffic Accident – Hit & Run – Victim reported someone had hit his vehicle and left the scene
D Lot Aisle 61
Report on file.
04-0436
04/27/04
2107
Suspended Drivers License – The driver was found to have a suspended driver's license.
Veterans Avenue & Hemingway
Subject was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0437
04/27/04
2211
Burglar Alarm - Alarm sounded in the area for unlawful entry.
Advanced Technology 114
No emergency in the area. Cause for alarm unknown.
04-0438
04/28/04
1009
Possession of Cannabis X2 – Resisting a Peace Officer – Two offenders were attempting to use marijuana.
University Drive
Both parties were arrested an later bonded out
04-0439
04/28/04
1345
Suspicious Person – An employee reported a suspicious male white subject.
College Center Cafeteria
After an investigation, the subject is a student. 
04-0440
04/28/04
1402
Theft Under $300.00 – An employee reported the theft of her wallet.
Learning Resource Center 105A
Report on file.
04-0441
04/28/04
1527
Theft Of Motor Vehicle – A visitor reported her car stolen.
H Lot
The vehicle was entered into Leads and ISPERN was notified. 
04-0442
04/28/04
1527
Suspended Driver's License – Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle – No Front Registration Plate
5th & Hemingway
Subject was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0443
04/28/04
2340
No Valid Drivers License – Improper Lane Usage – Vehicle was being driven improperly down the center of the street between 2 lanes and subject did not have a valid Driver's License.
5TH & Strieby
Offender was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0444 04/29/04 0830 Missing person - Adult Female TCPD Complainant called in missing report on his daughter.  She never attendend class, he was advised to contact his local police dept. to file a missing person report. 
04-0445 04/29/04 1109 Suspended Driver's License – Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle – No red tailights Campus Subject was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0446 04/29/04 1225 Public Complaint - Complainant reported students playing cards College Center -  North Side Students asked to stop playing and they complied.
04-0447 04/29/04 1605 Hit and Run - No injuries H-Lot Report on file 
04-0448 04/29/04 1700 Found Articles- Property was turned in. L-317 Owner notified.
04-0449 04/30/04 1113 Suspended Drivers License- 
Unisured Motor Vehicle - No driver side mirror -tinted windows.
5th and North Ave Subject was arrested and later bonded out.
04-0450 04/30/04 1438 Citizen Assist - Student reported that his math teacher did not return his hmwk and test papers. Station Complainant was referred to the Dean of the area for resolution.