Crime Beat 5.10.2012

by Ana Ceballos

Student’s attempt to forge checks fails
After being in custody for two counts of whiting out checks,  San Diego State student Kevin Bradley, was arrested for check forgery when police found the subject had two checks with a high dollar amount on Monday at 2:41 p.m.
Police believe he was attempting to white out the information on the checks outside of the business after the theft occurred. Bradley was later transported to county jail and was also arrested for misappropriation of lost property and petty theft.

Drunk driver vanishes on College Avenue
Last Saturday at 5:31 a.m. behind the ARCO at College Avenue and Montezuma Road, a black sedan with its front tire blown out was reported running red lights and swerving in the intersection. Police took the report, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Attempt to distract police results in jail time.
As an attempt to seem casual, Brian Roster, a non-SDSU student, pretended to get on his cell phone while walking in the opposite direction when he made contact with police at West Commons on Scripps Terrace. His attempt failed when police arrested him for being in possession of controlled substances and possession of burglary tools. Roster was taken into custody at 1:39 p.m. on Sunday.

Hold-up at Motel 6
A subject was barricaded with a gun in his hotel room at Motel 6 on Alvarado Road at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday with another person. The LMPD SWAT responded and assisted the victim. No arrest was made and the suspect is still outstanding.