SITUATION REPORT - Monday, 01 October 2007

SITUATION REPORTMonday, 1 October 2007
The Situation Report of 1 October 2007, with relevant photos, is posted at
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COMMUNICATION: The thunderstorm and lightning at 3:00 p.m. last Thursday, 27 September caused a power surge in the Center for Family Ministries resulting in a fire in their key telephone system. Fortunately the fire did not spread to the combustible materials stored in the electrical room. The room is now cleared of old files and other combustible materials.

TRAFFIC: A speeding southbound cargo truck hit a sedan crossing Katipunan to make a U-turn near Gate 2.5 at 5:25 a.m. last Friday, 28 September. A speeding motorcycle then hit the sedan.

1. The arrows point to the truck near the center island and the sedan and the motorcycle on the outer lane at the southbound lane of Katipunan towards the flyover.
2. Damage to the sedan crossing Katipunan after being hit by the speeding truck.
3. Only the fuel tank of the truck was damaged in the accident.
4. A speeding motorcycle also hit the sedan that was just hit by the speeding truck. Note the driver has no helmet. He is also not wearing shoes or protective boots
5. Investigators and onlookers assisting the occupants of the sedan.

A freak accident occurred on the last day of the Grade School’s Feast of the Guardian Angel at 12:05 p.m. last Saturday, 29 September 2007. The foot of the driver slipped from the brake pedal and hit the accelerator pedal instead. This van lurched forward and hit the vehicle in front of it. There were no injuries.

High School Reading of Honors. Traffic is expected to be heavier than usual on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 3 and 4 October due to the First Grading Period Reading of Honors at the High School. The reading of honors will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and High School parents have been invited to the affair.

SECURITY: A former driver of a Loyola Schools student was apprehended last Friday, 28 September at the Northwest carpark after he was reported initiating gambling among drivers and selling cigarettes in the area.

CESAR F. BONIFACIO, Resident of Riles Magpayo, Caloocan City, at the security office
being investigated with cigarettes he was selling. He was told not to return on campus.

Lost & Found: Many personal belongings were found and returned to owners last week.

1. Mr. ENRIQUE G Belen, a JSA grounds maintenance crew is commended for turning over to campus security a Sony Walkman he found along the walk adjacent to the football field at 4:08 p.m. last Wednesday, 26 September. At 7:42 p.m. a coed claimed the Walkman at the security office.

2. SSG CELSO S AQUINO, returning a Nokia N80 found by SG RONNIE H LAPASTORA outside the LS Books store at the MVP basement 11:45 a.m. Thursday, 27 September. The owner was very happy to recover her phone.
3. SSG SEVERINO B BULACAN returning a Nokia 6233 to a coed who left her cell phone at the concrete bench of Kostka Hall 11:15 a.m. of Thursday, 27 September.
4. A grateful coed holds her laptop recovered by SG LEONARDO A SANTOS at the SEC C foyer at 3:28 p.m., Thursday, 27 September.

No picture was taken of the Nokia 6300 cell phone that was recovered by LS students on the monoblock bench outside De la Costa Hall at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, 27 September. This was also returned to the student.

PSupt. OSCAR V PALISOC, DSC PNP Station 9 Precinct Commander visited the campus last Wednesday and gave CDs of crime prevention tips for use of campus security. He also came to assure Ateneo of police presence during the forthcoming Feast of the Guardian Angel.

REMINDER: Unregistered dogs will not be allowed on campus starting 1 October 2007.

All dog owners bringing their pets to the campus will be required to register their dogs with Campus Security. Registration Forms are available at the Security Office. Dog owners must:

1. Keep their dogs on a leash.
2. Clean up after these animals.
3. Be responsible for injury or damage done by their pets.

Quezon City and Marikina City have ordinances requiring all dogs to be registered and vaccinated with anti-rabies. In compliance with these ordinances, stray dogs will be impounded and turned over to either Marikina City or Quezon City . Campus security will require dog owners to show registration papers or registration collar tags of their dogs.

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