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Police Reports 9/29

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Money stolen out of student’s wallet, no suspects at this time

At 12:21 p.m. Sept. 26, a woman turned over a lost wallet to the Student Life Office that she found in the Bostwick Parking Ramp.

The brown tri-fold wallet was then turned over to the Grand Rapids Police Department as a lost & found item. The Student Life office called the student who lost it and told him to go to the GRCC police department to claim his wallet.

When the student arrived, he noticed that $150 was missing from his wallet. A police officer spoke with the student to see where he traveled around campus that day.

The student said he parked on level five of the Bostwick Parking Ramp that morning. He said he went down to Subway on floor G-2 of Main Building, where he realized he did not have his wallet on him and he thought he had left it in his car. It wasn’t until the GRCC police called him that he knew where his wallet was.

The student stated that nothing was missing from his wallet except for the money.

Grand Rapids Representative for Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals piggybacks out Lyon St. parking ramp

At 11:40 a.m. Sept. 27, an Ellis parking employee called the GRCCPD to report a vehicle that left Lyon Street Parking Ramp without paying.

A police officer went to the parking lot and was shown video of a 2016 Ford Escape follow closely behind another car, and leaving the ramp without paying.

The license plate of the car was seen in the video and came back registered to Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals in Des Plaines, IL.

The police officer called the company and asked about a car registered to their company with a license plate number DKY4740. The fleet manager of Lundbeck came back with a driver name and information. The woman is a rep for the company and Grand Rapids is part of her assigned territory.

The officer received contact information for the woman and gave her a call. She explained to the officer that she tried paying with her credit card, but it didn’t work. She said she didn’t realize at the time that she couldn’t pay with credit card in the line she was in.

She said a line began to form behind her to leave. She started to panic and was told by the driver behind her to follow the vehicle in front of her out without paying.

She apologized for what she had done and said she was not trying to leave the ramp without paying. The officer told her she would need to pay the fine of $12.

Graffiti tag “HM” found in the Bostwick Parking Ramp

At 9:10 a.m. Sept. 27, an officer found a graffiti tag of “HM” with a left pointing arrow written in black marker on the north wall of the elevator door as well as on the west cement wall on level six of the parking ramp.

The officer took photos of the vandalism and could not find any writing instruments in the area.

This is the third incident of vandalism with the same tag. There is no video surveillance of this incident.
There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.