Triton College Police Department
Daily Incident Log - July 2004

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04-0592

Date – 07/01/04

Time – 1041

Location – JTI – Police Department

Incident – Sex Offender Notification – Subject reported status as a sex offender in order to register for classes.

Disposition – Subject is currently enrolled at Triton College as a student.

 

04-0593

Date – 07/01/04

Time – 1415

Location – Liberal Arts 210 E

Incident – Disturbance – Staff reported a student being loud and belligerent.

Disposition – Offender was spoken to and was advised to speak with the dean of students about his complaint.

 

04-0594

Date – 07/01/04

Time – 1702

Location – 1st & Strieby

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD request assistance with a traffic stop.

Disposition – Officer Assisted.

 

04-0595

Date – 07/01/04

Time – 2257

Location – AT – 142

Incident – Found Articles –An  Illinois State ID was turned in.

Disposition – Released to owner.

 

04-0596

Date – 07/02/04

Time – 0341

Location – D-Lot

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff reported a suspicious person.

Disposition – Subject is homeless and was found under a stairwell sleeping and was escorted off campus.

 

04-0597

Date – 07/03/04

Time – 0720

Location – Robert Collins

Incident – Found Articles – A Duffel bag with items was turned in.

Disposition – Owner contacted.

 

04-0598

Date – 07/03/04

Time – 1735

Location – Campus wide

Incident – Unsecured Property – An officer reported that the entire campus was unsecured.

Disposition – Campus was checked and secured.

 

04-0599

Date – 07/03/04

Time – 2148

Location – Fine Arts

Incident – Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – Officers found east side door unsecured.  R/O and RGPD searched entire building and found all other doors secured.

 

04-0600

Date – 07/04/05

Time – 1745

Location – Robert Collins (S/Door) Window

Incident – Criminal Damage to State Sup. Property – Officer reported a cracked window possible from a rock thrown or something of that nature.

Disposition – Damage seems to be “old”.  No further Info.

 

04-0601

Date – 07/05/04

Time – 1810

Location – Liberal Arts (N/W Door)

Incident – Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.  Area was unsecured and halfway open.

Disposition – Officer secured the building.

 

04-0602

Date – 07/05/04

Time – 2124

Location – West Ave. between Palmer & Fullerton.

Incident – Public Complaint – Officer was flagged down and advised of “big and loud” fire works being set off.

Disposition – Officer notified RGPD of situation and assisted.  Subjects gone on arrival.

 

04-0603

Date – 07/06/04

Time – 0226

Location – Liberal Arts

Incident – Fire Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – Upon search of the building, no fire or cause of fire alarm found.  Alarm reset and RGPD notified of false alarm.  Fire Department not needed.

 

04-0604

Date – 07/06/04

Time – 0305

Location – Liberal Arts

Incident – Fire Alarm – Penthouse Duct Smoke Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – After extensive search, no fire found.

 

04-0605

Date – 07/06/04

Time – 1908

Location – Hemingway Drive & Veterans Ave.

Incident –  Suspended Drivers License, Disobeyed Traffic Signal & In-State Warrant.

Disposition – Subject was processed, released and given court date.

 

04-0606

Date – 07/07/04

Time – 0721

Location – Park Lane

Incident – Criminal Damage to State Supp. Property – Triton vehicle had damage to the front windshield.

Disposition – CCTV system was checked with negative results.

 

04-0607

Date – 07/07/04

Time – 1510

Location – Health Hallway – Near Room 102

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff reported a suspicious older male subject.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, subject was spoken to and all checked out normal.

 

04-0608

Date – 07/07/04

Time – 1530

Location – College Center – Health Services.

Incident – Ambulance Assist – Staff requested ambulance assistance for another staff member.

Disposition – Subject was transported to Gottlieb ER.

 

04-0609

Date – 07/08/04

Time – 1021

Location – Business – N/W Sidewalk.

Incident – Theft Under $300.00 – A student reported the loss of her bicycle.

Disposition – CCTV system was checked with negative results.  Case Pending.

 

04-0610

Date – 07/08/04

Time – 1809

Location – Liberal Arts – 311

Incident – Disturbance – Anonymous student reported a possible disturbance.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, the instructor was spoken with and said all was normal within the area and that he was having an one on one discussion with one of the students. 

 

04-0611

Date – 07/08/04

Time – 2025

Location – 1850 N. 5th Ave.

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD requested assistance with a burglar alarm.

Disposition – Officer assisted.

 

04-0612

Date – 07/09/04

Time – 0213

Location – 1470 1st Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – Melrose Park PD requested assistance with a theft of motor vehicle.

Disposition – Officer assisted and 2 subjects were taken into custody.

 

04-0613

Date – 07/09/04

Time – 1025

Location – B-Lot

Incident – Theft from Motor Vehicle – Staff reported the theft of his hubcaps from his vehicle.

Disposition – CCTV not checked, unable to locate vehicle.  Vehicle parked at far end of the lot.  Report on file

 

04-0614

Date – 07/09/04

Time – 1651

Location – ICC – 105

Incident – Utilities Complaint – Staff reported a large amount of water on the floor.

Disposition – TC engineer was notified and is checking into the possible source.

 

04-0615

Date – 07/09/04

Time – 2326

Location – Unknown

Incident – 911 System Activation – RGPD notified TCPD of a 911 hang-up.

Disposition – The call was made from an extension and cause for activation is unknown.

 

04-0616

Date – 07/09/04

Time – 2340

Location – RC 2nd Floor Phone by the Elevator.

Incident – 911 System Activation

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, he noticed children around the area and asked if there was any problems or emergency.  All found to be normal.  Cause for activation unknown.

 

04-0617

Date – 07/10/04

Time – 2052

Location – Robert Collins/Talent Show

Incident – Station Information – TCPD requested assistance from RGPD and Schiller Park P.D.

Disposition – TCPD needed help clearing the building after a talent show.  

 

04-0618

Date – 07/11/04

Time – 1827

Location – 8719 Belden Ave., River Grove, IL 60171

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD requested assistance on a domestic disturbance.

Disposition – Officer assisted.

 

04-0619

Date – 07/13/04

Time – 0706

Location – Pool

Incident – Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – An employee was in the area and was reminded of procedures.

 

04-0620

Date – 07/13/04

Time – 1115

Location – ICC

Incident – Criminal Damage to State Supp. Property - Staff reported damage to the roof that was allegedly caused by bullets penetrating the metal roof.

Disposition – Maintenance recovered one round near one of the holes and turned it over to Chief Pendola. Nothing recovered near the other hole.

 

04-0621

Date – 07/13/04

Time – 1849

Location – Fine Arts – College Center.

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff notified TCPD of a suspicious person walking back and forth in the hallway.  Staff also stated that the subject told him to “shut-up”.

Disposition – Officer checked the area and came up with negative results.  Subject gone on arrival.

 

04-0622

Date – 07/13/04

Time – 1952

Location – Lyndale St. & 5th Ave.,   River Grove

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – Triton Police assisted RGPD on a neighbor dispute call – children were blowing off fire works from gas tanks of vehicles.

Disposition – Officer assisted and the mother of the children was written a village ordinance citation.

 

04-0623

Date – 07/13/04

Time – 2040

Location – LRC – R112

Incident – Theft $300 and Under –An employee reported her purse with personal belongings were stolen.

Disposition – Staff called to report that the purse was found near the bus stop in a garbage can ,but the wallet is still missing.

 

04-0624

Date – 07/14/04

Time – 1619

Location – 2200 W. St., River Grove, IL 60171

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD requested assistance on juveniles with bats walking at the above address.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, subjects were gone on arrival and no other assistance needed.

 

04-0625

Date – 07/14/04

Time – 1741

Location – Science Building 3rd Floor Room #309.

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff reported two male subjects who claimed they were “looking the place over” to maybe enroll and also said they were looking for women.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, both subjects were asked to leave and complied.

 

04-0626

Date – 07/14/04

Time – 2225

Location – 5th Ave. & North Entrance.

Incident – Recovered Property Only – Upon traffic stop, officer discovered  2 oxygen tanks belonging to Patients First Oxygen Bottle Co.

Disposition – A representative was contacted and will pick up the bottles.

 

04-0627

Date – 07/15/04

Time – 1302

Location – Strieby & Forest Preserve.

Incident – Traffic Stop – Disobeyed Stop Sign and No Insurance.

Disposition – Subject taken into custody and later bonded out.

 

04-0628

Date – 07/15/04

Time – 1727

Location – Hemingway Dr. & Veterans Ave.

Incident – Traffic Stop – Suspended Drivers License, Improper Lane Usage and Expired Registration.

Disposition – Subject taken into custody, processed, released and was given a court date.

 

04-0629

Date – 07/15/04

Time – 1802

Location – Health – 310

Incident – Assist Ambulance – Staff notified TCPD of a student having a diabetic attack of some sort.

Disposition – Student refused ambulance assistance the first time and after having another attack, ambulance and fire engine responded to the scene and again student refused assistance.

 

04-0630

Date – 07/15/04

Time – 2010

Location – Business Bldg. Men’s Washroom 

Incident – Theft $300 and Under – Staff reported the theft of a set of maintenance keys that were left unattended for a short time.

Disposition – Case pending.  Keys later recovered. 

 

04-0631

Date – 07/15/04

Time – 2015

Location – Triton College Water Tower.

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD notified TCPD of a 911 call stating that there were two subjects on top of the water tower.

Disposition – Upon callback to RGPD,  two subjects had been taken into custody.

 

04-0632

Date – 07/16/04

Time – 0907

Location – 5th & University Drive

Incident – Revoked Drivers License – Tinted Registration cover, No Insurance - After a motorist assist, officer found the subject was driving on a revoked license.

Disposition – Subject was taken into custody and later bonded out.

 

04-0633

Date – 07/16/04

Time – 0926

Location – College Center – 154

Incident – Theft Under $300 – Staff reported USC missing from her cash register.

Disposition – A check of the CCTV system revealed negative results for any information regarding unauthorized access to the cash drawer.

 

04-0634

Date – 07/16/04

Time – 1456

Location – TCPD

Incident – Theft Under $300 – A set of personal keys were inadvertently issued to an offender that was in custody.

Disposition – Attempts to contact the subject by telephone and address were unsuccessful.

 

04-0635

Date – 07/19/04

Time – 020

Location – Hemingway & 5th

Incident – Traffic – DUI, No Drivers License, No Insurance, Illegal Transportation of Alcoholic Beverage and Obstructing Police.  Arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

Disposition – Subject was first taken into custody at TCPD and later transferred to RGPD for a complete live scan to get ready for bond hearing.

 

04-0636

Date – 07/19/04

Time – 1114

Location – 5th & Hemingway

Incident – Traffic Accident – Staff reported being involved in a minor traffic accident.

Disposition – No injuries and no severe damage to vehicles.

 

04-0637

Date – 07/19/04

Time – 1800

Location – D-Lot West Parking Lot

Incident – Traffic Accident – No Driver's License - No Insurance - A student reported being involved in a minor accident.  

Disposition – No injuries – One Driver was taken into custody and later bonded out.

 

04-0638

Date – 07/19/04

Time – 0146

Location – ICC

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff reported a suspicious woman walking around and acting inappropriate.

Disposition – Officer followed subject off campus.

 

04-0639

Date – 07/20/04

Time – 1013

Location – Front Street – Aisle #44

Incident – Traffic Accident – Hit and Run – Subject reported that her parked vehicle had been involved in a hit & run accident

Disposition – The passenger side door had damage by unknown vehicle.  CCTV camera was checked with negative results.

 

04-0640

Date – 07/20/04

Time – 1522

Location – College Center – Cafeteria

Incident – Assist Citizen – Staff reported an argument she and another co-worker had.

Disposition – Officer referred subject to see Human Resources.   No criminal act was done.

 

04-0641

Date – 07/20/04

Time – 1643

Location – 5th Ave & Hemingway Drive.

Incident – Found Articles – An ESL Literacy Student Book was turned in.

Disposition – Owner unknown.

 

04-0642

Date – 07/21/04

Time – 2203

Location – JTI – Front of the station.

Incident – Assist Citizen – Subject came up to the station and asked if he could get into the L-Building to get his cell phone.

Disposition – Subject was told only teachers and employees were allowed into the building, which made him very angry .  Officer explained policy to the subject.

 

04-0643

Date – 07/22/04

Time – 0707

Location – Advanced Technology – 142D

Incident – Theft Under $300 – Staff reported the theft of a computer mouse.

Disposition – There are no additional leads, suspects or information at this time.  Chief Pendola gave the area supervisor a crime prevention tip to secure computer key boards and mouses.

 

04-0644

Date – 07/22/04

Time – 0953

Location – Art Gallery

Incident – Burglar Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, catering staff was in the area and they were reminded of procedures.

 

04-0645

Date – 07/22/04

Time – 1306

Location – Mail Room (JTI)

Incident – Assist Citizen – Staff reported a disoriented male subject.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, subject was transported back to his residence.

 

04-0646

Date – 07/23/04

Time – 1945

Location – Liberal Arts

Incident – Found Articles – An Illinois Drivers License was turned in.

Disposition – Owner contacted.

 

04-0647

Date – 07/24/04

Time – 0420

Location – Palmer St. & Trumbell Ave.

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – RGPD requested assistance with an ambulance assist.

Disposition – Officer Assisted.

 

04-0648

Date – 07/24/04

Time – 1813

Location – Advanced Technology.

Incident – Found Articles – A High school ID was turned in.

Disposition – Owner contacted.

 

04-0649

Date – 07/26/04

Time – 1316

Location – Learning Resource Center – 204

Incident – Panic Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – All was found to be normal and alarm was reset.

 

04-0650

Date – 07/26/04

Time – 1533

Location – Learning Resource Center – Front Lawn.

Incident – Found Articles – A state ID card was turned in.

Disposition – Released to owner.

 

04-0651

Date – 07/26/04

Time – 1824

Location – Learning Resource Center – Library.

Incident – Suspicious Person – Staff reported a suspicious person making strange noises.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, subject stated that he was playing with his kid.  He was told to keep it down, to which he complied.

 

04-0652

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 0838

Location – Learning Resource Center – 204.

Incident – Panic Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, all found to be normal and alarm was reset.  Possible alarm malfunction. Daryl Grace was notified.

 

04-0653

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 0932

Location – D-Lot & Science.

Incident – Suspicious Auto – Staff reported a suspicious vehicle.

Disposition – After further investigation, all was found to be normal.

 

04-0654

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 1539

Location – Front Street Buildings.

Incident – Suspicious Persons – Staff reported 4-6 male juveniles between the ages of 8-12 running through buildings and playing on the elevators.

Disposition – Officer found the group in the bookstore. They were told to stop running through the buildings and they stated they would comply.

 

04-0655

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 2009

Location – Learning Resource Center - Library.

Incident – Theft Under $300 – Staff reported the theft of her purse.

Disposition – Subject’s purse was recovered, but $70 was still missing.  Report on file.

 

04-0656

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 2126

Location – C-Lot Aisle 8

Incident – Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts – Student reported the theft of his spare tire from his vehicle.

Disposition – No other damage was reported and CCTV systems were checked with negative results.

 

04-0657

Date – 07/27/04

Time – 2249

Location – AT – 142

Incident – Found Articles – An Illinois State ID was turned in.

Disposition – Owner contacted.

 

04-0658

Date – 07/28/04

Time – 0240

Location – I – 105

Incident – Water Complaint/Damage – Staff reported a flood.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, a water fountain was stuck in the on position and Tony Torres was contacted.

 

04-0659

Date – 07/28/04

Time – 1633

Location – 1910 N. 5th Ave – River Grove, IL

Incident – Assist Other P.D. – TCPD assisted RGPD on a Triton student trying to pass a bad check.

Disposition – Officers assisted.

 

04-0660

Date – 07/28/04

Time – 1835

Location – 1800 5th Ave. – River Grove, IL.

Incident – Traffic Stop – Suspended DL, No Insurance and No Red Tail lights.

Disposition – Offender was taken into custody, released and given a court date.

 

04-0661

Date – 07/29/04

Time – 1134

Location – College Center 112 (Health Services)

Incident – Panic Alarm – Alarm sounded in area.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, painters were working in the area and must have set off the alarm.  Alarm was reset.

 

04-0662

Date – 07/30/04

Time – 0303

Location – 5th & Hemingway Dr.

Incident – Suspicious Noise – Officer heard 5-6 gunshots.

Disposition – Upon officer’s arrival, no one found in area.  Cause for shots unknown.

 

04-0663

Date – 07/31/04

Time – 1646

Location – Robert Collins.

Incident – Alarm Fire – Two juvenile subjects pulled the alarm activator.

Disposition – Officer spoke with parents of the two subjects.  The engineer was notified and alarm was reset.

 

04-0664

Date – 07/31/04

Time – 1825

Location – Robert Collins – Gym

Incident – Assist Ambulance – Officer requested medical assistance for a student after a Taekwondo match.

Disposition – Subject was transported to Gottlieb Hospital.