Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 19:03
Incident Report Number:
1201 UNIVERSITY AVE.
On September 11, 2012, at approximately 1903 hours, victim/complainant contacted ULM Police Department in reference to some items stolen from his dorm room. Victim stated that between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., a Dell laptop, valued at approximately $300.00, along the charger and Ethernet cable was stolen from his dorm room. Victim also stated that a Nintendo DS gaming system, valued at approximately $200.00, along with the charger and a Nintendo DS "Pokemon" game, valued at approximately $20.00, was stolen along with the laptop. Officer, along with Victim, went to Madison Hall and observed that the door in Victim's room that connected another room could not be secured. Disptacher scanned the surveillance footage outside of the adjoining room and observed a black male enter and exit the adjoining room seven times within the span of 4 hours. Officers went to the adjoining room and made contact with the occupants, Jeremy Kline and Robrice Baker. Both subjects were advised of their Rights per Miranda and questioned on the theft. Both subjects denied knowledge of any theft taking place. The black male in the surveillance footage was identified as Kline. During the suspected time of the theft, Baker was not observed entering or exiting the room at any time. Kline was transported back to ULM Police Department and interviewed. Kline admitted to entering Victim's room by way of the unsecured adjoining door, and taking the laptop, Nintendo DS, chargers, and the game. Kline also admitted to giving the Nintendo DS to his roommate, Baker, and Baker hid it. Kline advised officers where the laptop and charger was located, and the evidence was located and seized. Officers made contact with Baker back at Madison Hall. Baker advised he did not know of any Nintendo DS. Baker then admitted to being in possession of the Nintendo DS and escorted officers to a mail box in Madison Hall. Baker admitted that he knew it was stolen. The Nintendo DS was located and seized. It was found that at one time Baker and Kline were in possession of all stolen items.