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Campus crimes are a reminder to be cautious

Missy Amaya and Justin Cordero

March 21, 2017

As emailed bulletins about crimes committed at Cosumnes River College circulate, students have begun to realize that they should be more cautious when alone on campus. Many college students, especially freshmen, like to believe that the campus is a completely safe place where nothing bad can happen to them. Most of them are shoc...

Man with gun spotted at Elk Grove Center

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

October 13, 2016

A student at the Elk Grove Center reported on Thursday morning that they observed a male suspect with a handgun in the first floor men’s bathroom, according to a Los Rios Police Department crime bulletin. At around 9:20-9:30 a.m., the witness reported they saw the male suspect, who was in an adjacent stall, remove a hand...

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

Sexual assault on campus prompts concern over student safety

Cole McCarthy, Kayleen Carter, and Matt Johnson

October 29, 2015

A female student was sexually assaulted on campus near the business science building on Oct. 26, according to a campus crime bulletin released on Oct. 28. A male suspect lured the female towards the men’s restroom at 4:30 p.m., and when she approached the door, she was pulled inside, where she was sexually assaulted, acc...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Student has phone stolen amid string of petty thefts on campus

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

A Cosumnes River College student had her smartphone stolen by suspects in a moving vehicle while on campus March 2. Zuleyma Trujillo, a 22-year-old communications major, was approached by a middle aged, African American couple in a dark blue vehicle on at 3:45 p.m. near the west stairs of the CRC main campus. Trujillo...

Police seek suspect after parking lot battery

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

March 5, 2015

Cosumnes River College police are on the lookout for a suspect after a female student was assaulted in parking lot C on the evening of March 4. According to a crime bulletin released by the police department, the male suspect fled on foot toward Calvine road after slapping the female victim in the face during a verbal argument...

Student robbed at gunpoint near Calvine entrance

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 8, 2013

A Cosumnes River College student was robbed at gunpoint on the evening of March 7 while walking along Calvine Road just east of the campus entrance, according to a Los Rios Police Department campus crime bulletin. The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. when an unknown suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun, wearing a...

Police arrest suspect for armed robbery on campus

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 18, 2011

The male suspect of an armed robbery on campus Monday evening is in custody, according to a campus press release. A 20-year-old Cosumnes River College student was walking out to his car in parking lot A when he was threatened with a knife and asked to hand over his iPod Touch in hand, Police Capt. Cheryl Sears said. The...

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