Since Feb. 20, University Police have investigated several cases of theft and vandalism and made 15 arrests.
University Police charged an 18-year-old Hart Hall resident with first-degree rape. He is accused of entering a residence hall room and sexually assaulting the resident. He was arraigned in Oswego Town Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of bail.
A 19-year-old Cayuga Hall resident was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), a misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a violation. A member of the grounds crew found her purse and gave it to University Police, who discovered the drugs inside.
An 18-year-old Seneca Hall resident was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a violation. Police said he had brass knuckles.
A 21-year-old Hart Hall resident was charged with resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, both violations. Officers and an ambulance were called to the Pathfinder parking lot because a student on the “drunk” bus was unresponsive. When the student regained consciousness, police said, he became belligerent with officers and the ambulance crew.
An 18-year-old Riggs Hall resident was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. He is accused of damaging a toilet seat, dispenser and shower curtain in Cayuga Hall.
Motor Vehicle Misdemeanors
A 23-year-old Auburn man was charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08, both misdemeanors, and operating a vehicle with no license, driving on a sidewalk, and drinking alcohol in a vehicle on the highway, all infractions.
A 24-year-ol Oswego man was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and speeding, an infraction.
A 21-yar-old student from Syracuse was charged with trespassing. He is accused of entering the lobby of Onondaga Hall while intoxicated and refusing to leave.
A 20-year-old Oneida Hall resident was charged with disorderly conduct and being in possession of multiple licenses after police said he got into a fight with another student.
A 19-year-old Oneida Hall resident was charged with disorderly conduct. Officers said they observed him urinating on the sidewalk on Washington Boulevard.
Five students were charged with possession of marijuana: two 22-year-olds from Onondaga Hall, two teens from Seneca Hall, and an 18-year-old from Scales Hall.
(Posted: Feb 24, 2015)