Culinary cut

A male student working as a staff member at the Captain’s Table Restaurant reported a cut to his finger from a broken glass just after 6 p.m. on Oct. 3, Chief of Campus Safety Jim Rudy said.

According to Rudy, after being treated on-site, the student was advised to seek further treatment at a local hospital as needed.

Drug busted

Campus Safety officers responded to a report of a male subject on the floor of a restroom in the Allied Health building around 12:20 p.m. on Oct. 4, Rudy said.

After contacting the individual, Campus Safety officers suspected the non-student was under the influence of drugs and detained him. Responding officers from the Costa Mesa Police Department found the male to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and under the influence of an opiate substance, and arrested him.

Boat burglary

Campus Safety officers noticed a gate ajar with the lock missing at the boat yard near the Coast Community College District offices around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 5, Rudy said.

Further investigation on Oct. 6, that included the adjacent district property, revealed the theft of a boat engine valued at $2,000.

Shaken up

According to Rudy, a male student suffered an epileptic seizure during a class in the Allied Health building on Oct. 7 at 8:50 a.m.

After about 10 minutes, the student seemed to have recovered and was joined by his father. The father, who refused treatment on-site, said his son had a long history of seizures and indicated they would seek treatment on their own.

Skater down

A male student was reported injured on the ground near the Student Health Center at 8:33 a.m. on Oct. 8, said Rudy.

The student was unable to recall the cause of his injury, leading responding Campus Safety officers to suspect a concussion. After finding a motorized skateboard nearby, officers determined he fell while riding. The student was transported to Hoag Hospital to treat injuries to his face, shoulder and knee.

Tripped up

A female customer at the Orange Coast College Recycling Center reportedly fell over a parking lot wheel stop on Wednesday at 3:15 p.m., said Rudy.  She was transported to Hoag Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.

Swap theft

According to Rudy, a Swap Meet vendor reported the theft of a portable Honda generator from his space on Sunday at 12:45 p.m.

The stolen equipment was valued at approximately $1,000, Rudy said.

Vandals strike

According to Rudy, the Maintenance and Operations department responded to a report of graffiti found Monday at 10:25 a.m., near the Fitness Complex.

According to Rudy, the graffiti was found on several small light posts.

— The Crime Blotter was compiled by Heather Eyre from Campus Safety reports.

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