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Woman in tree disrupts baseball practice


Sept. 20

3:30 p.m.

Security officers received a report from an instructor in CAI Lab #1 stating that a student had just left the class, and intentionally kicked a hole in the wall. He was upset over an absence. The student yelled obscene language as he walked out of room. There is an estimated damage of $200 to the wall. The student met with the Dean and agree to pay for the damages.


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Sept. 25

9:30 a.m.

A student witnessed a hit and run incident in lot 2-C. The witness stated that the driver of a white Range Rover backed into a grey Toyota Tacoma causing damage to the left rear quarter panel of the Tacoma. The witness asked if the driver was going to leave his information and the driver of the Range Rover appeared to wave him off and parked a few stalls away. The witness contacted security and security took a report. There was no note left on the Toyota by the owner of the Range Rover. Security left a note for the driver of the Tacoma to contact them for further information.


Sept. 26

12:30 p.m.

An instructor at the Schott Center called security officers because a student was being loud and disruptive. Security arrived and instructed the student to leave campus based on that incident and four previous incidents at the college. She was instructed not to come back onto campus until meeting with the Dean of Student Discipline. After the student was excused, she obtained a poster and began protesting at the entrance of the Schott Center regarding being banned from the campus. Police were called at 5:06 p.m. because she was obstructing traffic and yelling obscenities. SBPD warned her not to come on campus and not to obstruct traffic.

4 p.m.

An intoxicated woman, who was upset with her intoxicated boyfriend, climbed into a tree and wrapped a cable around a limb and around her neck during City College baseball practice. The baseball coach called 911 and security, paramedics, fire, police and harbor patrol responded. The woman was in the large fig tree on the south side of the baseball field. Her boyfriend was in the tree as well. After roughly 45 minutes, rescue personnel were able to get the woman to remove the cable and come down. She was taken into custody and transported to the hospital for observation.

6:55 p.m.

Security patrols put an immobilizing device on two tires of a vehicle for misusing a handicap placard. The driver of the vehicle was not the registered owner of the placard and the registered owner of the placard is not a student at City College. Security observed the person driving the vehicle with no passenger. Security confiscate placard and turned it and a report over to the Department of Motor Vehicles so that they can conduct a further investigation. Penalties for misusing a handicap placard can be up to $4,200. This is the second handicap placard that has been confiscated this semester.


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