Hit and Run in Bostwick Ramp
On April 3, at 2:46 p.m., a woman came into the Grand Rapids Community College Police Department to report that her Chevrolet Impala was damaged while parked inside the Bostwick Parking ramp. She parked her vehicle at approximately noon and went to class. At 2:30 p.m., she came back to her vehicle and noticed there was damage to the rear passenger side bumper. It is yet to be determined as to who the suspect may be. A private property self reporting accident form was filled out by the woman. There has been no further action taken at this time.
Theft from GRCC Student in Quiet Cafe
On April 3 at 1:45 p.m., an officer talked to a GRCC student over the phone regarding a theft that happened to her. The theft occurred at the Quiet Cafe which is located on the second floor of the Student Center. The student said that she entered the cafe at 10:50 a.m. and sat down in a corner under a television, then at approximately 11:30 a.m. she left to make a phone call leaving her purse unattended and unzipped. When she came back she noticed that her wallet was missing. There was an estimated $93 stolen including gift cards, her ID, wallet and cash.
The student later deactivated her Raider Card and USAA Visa debit card. A public safety advisory was published on GRCC Today on April 4. On that same day another officer requested to conduct a follow-up of the theft and was told that the wallet was turned into the GRCC enrollment center’s lost and found by a student worker. The officer met with the student employee and stated that the wallet was discovered in the lost and found at approximately 4:40 p.m. that day and then proceeded to contact the GRCC P.D. Chief of Police.
The officer requested to retrieve the wallet and looked to see what was missing. The only things that were missing was the USAA Visa debit card. The officers asked the student employee when it was turned in and said that it was sometime that day before 2:20 p.m., when he started his shift. There were three students who worked earlier that day and had already left for the day. The female student was made aware that the wallet was found at the enrollment center. The officer proceeded to call her to let her know and consented with the police chief to ask to take the wallet and return it to the student.