Marker tags

According to Chief of Campus Safety Jim Rudy, four light poles located by the Fitness Complex were tagged with unidentified markings using a marker.

The report was made at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 14, Rudy said.


Buick burglar

A female student was asleep with the windows down in her Buick in the Adams Avenue Parking Lot when her MacBook Air was stolen out of the front seat around 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 9, Rudy said.

According to Rudy, the burglary was reported at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 and the value of the laptop is $1,000.


Keyed up

According to Rudy, an unknown individual keyed a female student’s grey, 2010 Volkswagen parked in the Adams Avenue Parking Lot between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 15.


Cart attack

A male employee of the coffee cart had his left foot rolled over by his coffee cart while pushing it at 1 p.m. on Oct.18, Rudy said.

Medical aid was offered by Campus Safety and the employee was given an ice pack for his foot. According to Rudy, the man didn’t want paramedics to respond.


Vehicle vandal

A male student reported that his car had been damaged while it was parked in Art Center Parking Lot at 2:40 p.m. on Oct. 18, Rudy said.

The student had parked at 10 a.m. and returned at 2:30 p.m. to find the right side of his car had been scratched.

Scraped up

A 76-year-old woman, tripped over a roadway reflector, fell and scraped her right knee at the Orange Coast College Swap Meet at 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 20, Rudy said.

After Campus Safety cleaned her wounds and treated her, she walked away and was fine, Rudy said.


Bike bandit

According to Rudy, a male student’s blue Thruster road bike was stolen from the bike rack behind the Lewis Center for Applied Sciences between 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 22, Rudy said.

The student locked his bike using a cable lock and returned after 6 p.m. to find it gone, Rudy said. The bike is valued at $200.

Baseball bash

A female student’s silver Honda Civic was parked in the Fitness Center Parking Lot when it was struck on the window with a baseball between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Rudy said.


Skater tumble

A male student was riding a one-wheel electric skateboard when he fell in the Adams Avenue Parking Lot and scraped his left arm at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Rudy said.

According to Rudy, the student refused paramedics and left.


Out cold

A male student passed out during class and fell to the floor in the ABC building at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Rudy said.

The student appeared to be having a seizure but wasn’t shaking. Campus Safety transported him to the Student Health Center before paramedics responded and took the student to Hoag Hospital, Rudy said.



According to Rudy, a female student’s key fob was stolen from a classroom in the Literature and Language building at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

A student asked the class if anyone was missing a key fob and put it on a table by the exit, Rudy said. When the owner tried to claim the fob, she asked the first student where it was but it was gone.


Fainting spell

A 7-year-old girl possibly fainted in the Allied Health building on STEM Night, Friday at 8 p.m., Rudy said.

Paramedics responded and the girl was transported to Hoag Hospital.

Toe hit

A 40-year-old woman hit her left big toe after a clothing rack blew over at the OCC Swap Meet in the Adams Avenue Parking Lot on Sunday at 8 a.m., Rudy said.

Campus Safety gave her some ice and she left.

No standing zone

A man was standing under an Adams Avenue Parking Lot light pole when a sign fell and hit his head at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Campus Safety officers inspected his head and didn’t see any visible injuries. Paramedics were offered but the man refused, Rudy said.

—The Crime Blotter was compiled by Ashlee Owings from Campus Safety reports.

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