Daily Campus Safety Log

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  • The disclosure is prohibited by law
  • If the disclosure would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim
  • If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual
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Below are incidents that occurred within the last sixty days:

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • 8:30 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Bike Theft.  A Student presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that their bike had been taken from the bike rack in front of the Commons.  The bike was not locked at the time of theft.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

  • 7:27 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Harassment.  Officers were dispatched to Stavig Hall.  When Officers made contact with reporting party they were advised that an earlier harassment incident was continuing.  Details of the current harassment incident were documented.  Incident report completed.

Monday, March 2, 2015

  • 10:30 PM - 2342 Duluth Place Apartments.  Noise Disturbance.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a noise complaint in a campus apartment complex. Residents were erquested to turn down music and complied. Incident report completed.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

  • 2:53 AM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Noise Disturbance / Intervisitation Policy Violation.  Officers were dispatched to assist Residence Life personnel in dealing with non-compliant subjects. Subjects were removed as necessary and an incident report was completed.
  • 2:45 pm - Intersection of 26th Street and Grange Avenue.  An alcohol related motor vehicle accident damaged a natural gas meter and forced evacuation of a College owned residential home housing Augustana students. Students sheltered from the cold on campus while utility crews made repairs. SFPD and SFFR authorized reoccupation of the homes several hours later.     

Saturday, February 28, 2015

  • 1:16 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Intoxicated Person.  Officers responded to a request for assistance with an intoxicated subject in a campus dormitory. Victim was assessed and arrangements to monitor overnight by Residence Life were made. Incident report completed.
  • 2:16 AM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Intoxicated Person / Underage Consumption.  Officers responded to a request from Residence Life personnel to assist with a ill non-Augustana student. Student was assessed and determined to be intoxicated. Arrangements were made to turn custody over to friends/relatives off campus for overnight monitoring. Incident report completed.
  • 12:15 PM - Lookout House, 908 W. 28th Street.  Well Being Check.  Officers were dispatched to locate and check the well being of a student. Student was located safe. Incident report completed.    

Friday, February 27, 2015

  • 7:38 PM - 2400 S. Euclid Avenue.  Medical Emergency.  METRO Communications dispatched DCS Officers and ambulance to respond to a medical emergency at a College owned residential home.  Victim was treated by EMTs with Rural Metro Ambulance and transported to a hospital emergency room. Incident report completed.
  • 11:07 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Officers responded to a request for urgent assistance regarding a harassment / bullying incident. The scene was secured and the victim and witnesses were interviewed. Incident report comlpleted and an investigation continues.    

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, February 23, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

  • 11:00 PM - 1400 West 33rd Street.  Suspicious Person / Harassment.  Officers responded to a report that a student was being verballly harassed by a suspicious male, approximate age 40. SFPD responded and made contact at the house where the subject resides. Incident report completed and investigation continues
  • 2:03 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Well Being Check.  Officers were dispatched to Granskou Hall to conduct a well being check on an Augustana student. Student self reported safe and well after learning that friends were looking for her. Incident report completed.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

  • 12:10 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Underage Consumption.  Officers made contact with an intoxicated student attending a dance. Student was escorted back to his dormitory where Residence Life was notified and arranged to monitor him the remainder of the night. Incident report completed.
  • 12:30 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Underage Consumption.  Officers made contact with an intoxicated student attending a dance. Student was escorted back to his dormitory where Residence Life was notified and arranged to monitor him the remainder of the night. Incident report completed.

Friday, February 20, 2015

  • 11:10 PM - Duluth Apartments, 2324 S. Duluth Avenue.  Noise Disturbance.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a noise complaint in a campus apartment complex. Source of the loud music was located and the residents of the apartment were warned. Residents were fully cooperative. Incident report completed.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • 10:23 AM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Suspcious Person.  Officers responded to investigate a report of a man behaving suspiciously outside of the Elmen Center. Subject was located, identified, interviewed and determined to be practicing marital arts techniques. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday,February 17, 2015

  • 8:30 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft.  A theft was reported to the Office of Campus Safety.  An Officer responded to the location of the theft.  A preliminary investigation was conducted.  Subjects were interviewed.  A suspect was identified.  Incident report completed.  Investigation continues.

  • 9:00 PM - Diversity Experience House,1000 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to a fire alarm.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue also responded.  Officers discovered smoke in the kitchen area of the residence.  A cooking accident was the cause of the alarm activation.  SFFR reset the alarm and cleared the residence for the occupants to return.  Incident report completed.

Monday, February 16, 2015

  • 12:35 PM - 31st Street & Grange Avenue.  Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident.  Officer responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident adjacent to campus. Driver lost control and struck a parked car due to excessive speed. A passenger reportedly fled the scene on foot. SFPD responded and took charge of the investigation. Incident report completed. 

Sunday, February 15, 2015

  • 1:15 AM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Possible DUI / Intoxicated Subject.  Officers observed a vehicle driving erratically in the campus neighborhood and then park along Grange Avenue. An intoxicated male passenger exited the vehicle and attempted to gain access to Solberg Hall. Officers made contact and attempted to identify the subject who refused to cooperate and left the area on foot. Subject was last seen leaving the area on foot. Incident report completed.
  • 4:58 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Student contacted METRO 911 Communications requesting emergency medical assistance. METRO dispatched DCS officers and an ambulance to assist. Victim was suffering difficulty breathing and was assessed by EMTs. Victim declined ambulance transport and elected to be transported to a hospital emergency room by friends in a private vehicle. Incident Report completed.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • 2:51 AM - Odin House, 2316 S. Summit Avenue.  Illegal Entry / Drunkenness.  Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated male entering a college residential house without permission. Subject was escorted out of the house by DCS Officers and cited for Underage Consumption by SFPD and released to the custody of his College housing roommate. Incident report completed.
  • 6:00 PM - Mortensen Center, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Medical Call.  Officers responded to a request for assistance for an ill employee. SFFR responded and assessed victim who refused ambulance transport to the hospital. Victim was transported to the emergency room by a relative. Incident report completed.  

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • 12:40 PM - Diversity Experience House, 1000 W. 28th Street.  Fire Alarm.  Officer was dispatched to a fire alarm.  When Officer arrived on scene there was visible smoke in the kitchen area.  Sioux Falls Fire and Rescue responded.  The alarm was activated as a result of a cooking accident.  SFFR reset the fire panel.  Incident report completed.
  • 2:45 PM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Suspicious Subject.  Officer was called to check on a subject that was in Stavig Circle in a motor vehicle that was looking for a student.  Subject was identified and was instructed not to return to campus.  Incident report completed.

Monday, February 9, 2015

  • 4:00 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Missing Person.  METRO Communications requested assistance from Campus Safety officers in locating a missing person. A search of the campus and surrounding neighborhood was conducted without result. Incident report completed.
  • 4:00 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2316 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Officers responded to an automated fire alarm in a campus apartment complex. Source of alarm determnined to be cooking smoke. SFFR also responded and authorized reoccupation of the building. Incident report completed. 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

  • 1:22 AM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Vandalism.  DCS Dispatch observed two male subjects defacing a statue in the Commons Circle and dispatched officers to investigate. Subjects fled on foot into Solberg Hall. Investigation continues as video is reviewed to identify subjects. Incident report completed.
  • 3:10 AM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Intoxicated Person.  METRO Communications dispatched DCS officers to search for an intoxicated subject unaffiliated with the College who reported she was lost on campus. Subject was located safe and well and turned over to SFPD who provided further assistance. Incident report completed.
  • 11:46 PM - 1924 S. Walts Avenue.  Noise Disturbance, Party / Drunkenness.  SFPD terminated a large house party at a private residence just off the Augustana campus. Two citations issued and tenants were warned further violations wouild result in arrests for maintaining a public nuisance. DCS officers monitored the return of several dozen intoxicated subjects to residence halls without further serious distrubance. Incident report completed.

Friday, February 6, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

  • 7:15 PM - 33rd Street and Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Campus Safety Officer on routine patrol observed a two vehicle accident at the intersection of 33rd Street and Grange Avenue.  Officer determined that there were non-life threatening injuries.  EMS and Police were contacted and responded to the scene.  The SFPD took charge of the incident scene while Campus Safety provided traffice control.  An injured passenger was transported to a medical facility via private vehicle for further treatment and evaluation.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, February 2, 2015

  • 8:07 PM - Costello Hall, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Broken Window.  A student reported a broken window in an on-campus apartment building. Damage was documented and an incident report completed. 

Sunday, February 1, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • 12:05 AM - Granskou Hall 1025 W. 28th Street.  Missing Person.  A subject presented to the Office of Campus Safety and filed a missing person report.  Officers and Sioux Falls Police searched the campus of Augustana College for the subject of the missing person report.  Officers searched for the missing person for six hours until the missing person was located near Campus. The person was safe.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • 9:53 AM - 2101 S. Summit Avenue.  Vehicle Accident.  Officer was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident.  No injuries were reported by involved parties.  SFPD was contacted and responded to take charge of the accident scene.  Incident report completed.

Monday, January 26, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, January 23, 2015

  • 10:05 PM - Bergsaker Hall, 1110 W. 33rd Street.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Residence Life requested assistance from Campus Safety Officers after an intoxicated male broke a large pane of glass and two students suffered cuts. One student was transported by ambulance to a hospital emergency room for treatment and the second was treated at the scene. One Underage Consumption citation issued by SFPD. Residence Life established a plan to monitor intoxicated subject through the night. Incident report completed. 

Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • 4:13 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Stalking.  A student presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of a stalking incident. SFPD responded and initiated an investigation. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

  • 9:20 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2334 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to a fire alarm.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue also responded.  A cooking accident triggered the fire alarm.  SFFR reset the panel.  Incident report completed.

Monday, January 19, 2015

  • 10:00 AM - Global Education House, 2001 S. Norton Avenue. Intentional Damage to Property / Unauthorized Forcible Entry.  Officer responded to a student request to file a late report of damage to a residential room door in Campus housing. Unidentified subjects battered the door of the room until gaining unauthorized entry. Investigation continues to pend. Incident report completed.
  • 4:08 PM - Olson House, 1020 W. 28th Street.  Slip and Fall Injury.  Student presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of a slip and fall occurring in the driveway of a campus residential house earlier in the day. Victim suffered bruise and strain injuries after falling on an icy surface. Incident report completed.   

Sunday, January 18, 2015

  • 3:33 AM - 2416 S. Norton Avenue, Private Residence.  Noise Disturbance.  Officer on patrol located a noise disturbance at a home where a party was being held. Alcohol related disturbance involved a violent argument. SFPD was notified and responded to investigate. Incident report completed.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

  • 9:55 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street. Disorderly Behavior.  Officers responded to a report of disorderly behavior in a campus residence hall. Subjects were warned and instructed to pick-up after themselves. Incident report completed.
  • 11:45 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Underage Consumption / Drunkenness.  Officers were requested to assist with an intoxicated subject attending a dance event. Subject was assessed and returned to his dormitory to be monitored by Residence Life the remainder of the night. Incident report completed.  

Friday, January 16, 2015

  • 3:30 AM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  911 Hang-Up Call.  Officers responded to a METRO Communications request to assist SFPD officers in investigating a 911 Hang-Up call. The building was cleared without locating the source of the call. Incident report completed.
  • 3:40 AM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Intervisitation Violation. While investigating a separate incident officers made contact with subjects violating the College's intervisitaion policy. Offending subject was escorted from the the off limits wing of the building. Incident report completed.
  • 9:40 PM - Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street.  Narcotics Violation.  Officers conducting patrol came across a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot. After making contact, one subject fled on foot from the scene. Two remaining subjects were determined to have been smoking marijuana and SFPD responded. Subjects were not affiliated with Augustana College and SFPD took appropriate action. Incident report completed.
  • 11:48 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  Officers were dispatched in response to a request for emergency assistance in caring for an extremely intoxicated subject. An ambulance was responded and the subject was transported to a hospital emergency room for care. Incident report completed. 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • 10:00 AM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle accident.  A male subject presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that he struck a parked car in the Solberg parking lot.  Campus Safety Officer responded to the scene of the accident and located the owner of the parked car.  Vehicle information for the involved vehicles were recorded and SFPD was contacted and arrived on scene.  Investigation was turned over to SFPD.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, January 12, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

  • 11:00 PM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 28th Street.  Noise Disturbance, Party.  Officers responded to a report of a loud party inside of a campus residence hall. 30 plus students and guests identified and referred for alcohol policy violations. Incident report completed.

  • 3:30 AM - Stavig Hall, 1101 W. 28th Street.  Burglary.  Campus Safety was notified that off-campus burglary victims had fled onto campus in search of safe haven. SFPD responded and took charge of the investigation. Suspect was located and arrested. Incident report completed.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

  • 2:02 AM - Granskou Hall, 1025 W. 25th Street.  Intervisitation Violation.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a violation of intervisition rules. Male and female showering together in men's bathroom. Officers made contact with one of the subjects, second subject had already fled. Incident report completed.  

Friday, January 9, 2015

  • 11:00 AM - Bergsaker Parking Lot, 1109 W. 33rd Street.  Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident.  Student presented at Campus Safety to file a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident. Damage to front bumper estimated at $200.00 - $400.00. Photos of damage taken. SFPD responded and issued red tag. Incident report completed.  

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, January 5, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

  • 6:45 AM - Madsen Center, 2301 S. Summit Avenue.  Public Intoxication.  An officer responded to a report of a heavily intoxicated subject wandering on the campus without proper garments for the cold. Subject was located and given shelter. An ambulance was responded and paramedics medically cleared the subject prior to arrangements being made to return the subject to their place of residence. Subject was not affiliated with the College. Incident report completed.     
  • 9:36 PM - Tuve Hall, 1109 W. 28th Street.  Narcotics Violation / Failure to Cooperate / Disorderly Conduct.  Officers were dispatched to investigate a complaint of a marijuana odor in a residence hall. Marijuana odor was confirmed and the source identified. Two of the room occupants initially refused to identify themselves and then became disorderly while being escorted out of the dormitory. Uncooperative subjects identified themselves after SFPD was dispatched to make a positive ID. Incident report completed and investigation continues. 

Saturday, January 3, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, January 2, 2015

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

  • 5:00 AM - Diversity Experience House, 1000 W. 28th Street.  Well Being Check.  Campus Safety Dispatch received a call requesting assistance in locating a student unaccounted for over several hours. Student was located safe and well. Incident report completed.
  • 1:50 PM - 2420 S. Norton Avenue.  Reckless Driving / Verbal Harrassment.  Officer was called to respond to a report of a driver operating a vehicle erratically and verbally harassing a pedestrian over a range of several blocks for a lenghty period of time. Subject vehicle was located parked irregularly in the front yard of an off-campus private residence. SFPD was notified, arrived and took appropriate action. Incident report completed.
  • 4:05 PM - Kirkeby-Over Stadium, 2700 S. Lake Avenue.  Suspicious Activity.  Campus Safety officers at Augustana and USF were called multiple times for motor vehicle assistance by a caller giving names later determined to be false. In each instance officers responded to the reported location without locating the driver allegedly in need of assistance. SFPD was notified and an incident report was completed.       

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, December 29, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

  • Nothing to Report.