UMD Police respond to reports of theft, unlawful touching
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University of Maryland Police responded to reports of a CDS violation, theft, unlawful touching and a non-criminal Title IX incident over the last week, according to daily crime logs.
At about 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday, a University Police officer stopped a red vehicle for a traffic violation near the intersection of Route 1 and Campus Drive, police spokesperson Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas wrote in an email.
The officer smelled marijuana, and a search of the vehicle yielded a small amount of marijuana.
The driver of the vehicle was issued a civil citation for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana. This case is closed, Hoaas wrote.
On Tuesday, at about 12 p.m., University Police responded to Leonardtown Building #248 for a reported theft.
Hoaas wrote that a female student reported that her bicycle and cable lock were stolen sometime the previous day.
About an hour later, police reported to the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for another theft report.
A female student reported she had left her wallet at the cafe and returned to get it the next day, only to find that her driver’s license and cash were missing, Hoaas wrote.
Police are reviewing surveillance video, and both cases are active, Hoaas wrote.
At about 4 p.m. that same day, police responded to La Plata Hall for a report of a stolen laptop.
A male student reported his laptop was stolen on Oct. 18, Hoaas wrote.
The next day, at about 11:30 a.m., a male student reported his bicycle and u-lock were stolen from South Campus Commons #3. The theft occurred sometime the previous day, Hoaas wrote.
Police are reviewing surveillance video, and this case is active.
On Wednesday at about 6 p.m., University Police received a report that a female student was touched inappropriately by an unknown male near H.J. Patterson Building and Jimenez Hall, according to a UMD alert.
University Police have identified the male involved in the incident and more details will be provided as the investigation continues, Hoaas wrote.
Title IX Incident
At about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, University Police responded to a non-criminal Title IX report at Elkton Hall.
A female reported that a male was behaving in a way that made her feel uncomfortable.
This case is closed, Hoaas wrote.