SDSU crime and incident update: Brandishing a weapon, missing person

by Alex Piscatelli, Staff Writer

Check the welfare

On Wednesday, April 13 shortly before 5 p.m., the San Diego State Police Department received a report of a disturbance in Parking Structure 3.

When officers were on the way, they were updated that the subject was at the intersection of College Ave and Alvarado Dr. and attempted to open doors of vehicles stopped at the signal light.

Officers arrived on the scene and discovered the subject was under the influence of a controlled substance.

The non-SDSU student was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest, said SDSUPD Cpl. Mark Peterson.

Disturbing the peace

Early Thursday morning, around 1:30 a.m., a man was screaming in front of Maya and Olmeca residential dorms.

According to the report, the man was there for 30 minutes.

Officers arrived on the scene and determined he was drunk in public.

The man was arrested for disorderly conduct, said Cpl. Peterson.

Suspicious person

On Friday, April 15 around 6 a.m., a non-SDSU student was arrested at Parking Lot C.

SDSUPD received a report of a subject possibly casing vehicles.

The subject was described as white man around 23 years old.

When officers arrived, they determined he was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arrested and cite released for this, said Cpl. Peterson.

Brandishing a weapon

SDSUPD received a report of a man in the alley near Bruxie waving a gun at people on Friday, April 15 shortly before 6 p.m.

Officers determined the gun was actually a toy gun upon arriving at the scene.

The subject didn’t commit a crime, but was suffering from a mental health emergency, said Cpl. Peterson.

He was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

Disturbing the Peace

SDSUPD received a report of a man disturbing the peace at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at 11:52 a.m. on April 16.

He was reportedly yelling about a painting he is trying to sell.

He was also pacing around the area and carrying a large container of protein power with him.

Police responded to the scene.

Missing Person

Police received a report of a missing person shortly before 10 a.m. on April 17.

The person in question was last seen at a party at Alpha Kappa Psi the previous night.

The person who reported him missing said that it was “very unlike him” and that he had not answered his phone.

The call was later cancelled.


On Friday around 4:15 p.m. a person reported that his 15-year-old daughter was attacked while getting off the trolley.

The suspects were described as 3 juvenile females and they reportedly pulled the victim’s hair and punched her in the head.