This week in crime

by Quinn Owen

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SDSU Student Charged With 4 Felonies

At 12:59 p.m. on Wednesday Feb. 12, a San Diego State student was arrested for stealing 10 textbooks from the SDSU Bookstore. The stolen merchandise was worth a combined total of $1,419.21, San Diego State Police Department Capt. Joshua Mays said.

The 20-year-old male was charged with four felony counts, including seconddegree burglary, grand theft, possession of a dangerous weapon, and concealing a dangerous weapon, Mays said.

In the state of California, burglary is defined as entering a structure with the intention of stealing an item, according to penal code.

Because the total price of the merchandise stolen exceeded $950 the crime is classified as grand theft, Mays said.

The suspect was detained by loss prevention before he was transported to San Diego County Jail by SDSUPD. He is currently awaiting his first court appearance.

Disturbing the peace

At 12:16 a.m. on Thurs., Feb. 13, SDSUPD responded to a report of 10 males yelling and throwing eggs near Alberts College Apartments on 55th Street.

When officers arrived on the scene, the men were asked to quiet down and did so immediately. No vandalism of any kind was detected.

Kidnapping investigation inconclusive

At 8:19 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 9,a vehicle associated with a possible kidnapping was stopped and investigated at El Cajon Boulevard and 54th Street by SDSUPD. It was determined that the vehicle was not involved in the alleged kidnapping.

Any information regarding a kidnapping in the San Diego area should be directed toward the San Diego Police Department.

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