Man arrested for ‘showing off’ to cops

A Philadelphia resident was charged with indecent exposure in the Montgomery parking garage on Sept. 3rd at 10:18 p.m. campus police said.

29-year-old James French of the 5300 block of Washington Lane was found by Temple Police officers whilst exposing his privates inside of the garage and was  immediately processed.

“He just wandered in,” said the Acting Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone, “We have never had this person before.”

Leone said that this event has caused TU police to examine the garage’s current safety measures and to consider new processes to prevent such events from happening in the future.

Crime Logs for the weekend of August 23-25

A vehicle was stolen from the 1600 block of N. 12th St. between the hours of 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 25. No arrests have been made thus far.

A sexual assault was committed in the University Village apartment complex on Aug. 22 at 11 pm. The incident was reported on Aug. 25. No arrests have since been made.

On Aug. 25 between 8 p.m and 8:30 p.m a theft occurred on 1500 N. 15th St. No arrests have been made

Criminal mischief was reported on the 1300 block of W. Montgomery Ave. between the hours of 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 6 p.m. on Aug. 25. No arrests have been made.

Party-goer accused of car jacking

A Temple student’s vehicle was stolen off of the 1500 block of Sydenham Street, on June 8, around 8:00 p.m.  Police arrested a suspect identified as 21-year-old Ronald Adams, who was not a university student, police said.

Deputy Director of Campus Safety Services Charles Leone said the Temple student had been  hosting a party at his apartment and awoke the morning of June 9,to find his keys had been taken. Adams was a guest at the party, Leone said.  

Adams was apprehended by police via  foot pursuit after he was seen driving the vehicle by the student.