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Keeping up with the crime log – Oct. 15

Thy Vo

Suspicious explosion reported near Child Development Center

On Saturday, Sept. 30, an explosion north of the Child Development Center (CDC) was reported by a CDC worker. The explosion was described as loud with a flash of light. The witness said it could have been fireworks or gunshots. Police searched the parking lot and nearby neighborhood but found no evidence of an explosion. 

Chairs missing at Jersey Mikes

On Monday, Oct. 2, a worker at Jersey Mike’s Subs reported someone throwing their patio chairs into a nearby pond. The chairs began going missing the week before. 

The night before the Oct. 2 incident, it is reported five additional chairs went missing. Two of these were retrieved by workers, but the rest were still in the pond. 

Officers reviewed camera footage from Jersey Mikes, and an individual can be seen throwing the five chairs into the pond. The individual then gets into a vehicle and drives off. 

Airpod and bitcoin salesmen reported of harassment at RSC

On Friday, Oct. 6, two males were reported of following and harassing people on the south end of the Rhatigan Student Center. 

A WSU police officer received witness reports from multiple students. A student reported two males “trying to sell airpods for $60 and speaking loudly.” The individuals were described as not only aggressively speaking loud, but aggressively trying to sell the airpods and bitcoin.

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Jennifer Anima
Jennifer Anima, Reporter
Jennifer Anima is a first-year reporter for The Sunflower. Before joining staff, she served as editor-in-chief at the Butler Lantern, the student newspaper for Butler Community College. Anima uses she/her pronouns.
Thy Vo
Thy Vo, Advertisement/Design Manager
Thy Vo has been the advertisement manager and design director for The Sunflower for two years. Vo is a senior majoring in graphic design and minoring in marketing with hopes to pursue a career in graphic design after graduation. This is her third year on staff. You can alternatively contact them at [email protected]. Vo uses she/they pronouns.

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