[Blueboard] SITUATION REPORT - Wednesday, 29 August 2007

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Wed Aug 29 14:38:35 PHT 2007

Wednesday, 29 August 2007


The Situation Report of 29 August 2007, with relevant photos, is posted at 

 It may also be downloaded as a Word file from http://www.ateneo.edu/upp/sitrep_doc/Sitrep_290807.doc


POWER:  The scheduled outage to connect the Leong Hall to the Katipunan grid over the weekend has been completed.  Problems were encountered and power was restored Monday night, 27 August five hours later than scheduled.

Additional cross arms were installed last Sunday, 26 August.  Stringing of three additional cables was completed Monday, 27 August. 

Just when power was about to be restored, a freak incident occurred.  The Eye Nut gave way because of loose thread.  This cut loose the suspension insulator and hit the lightning arrester. ACTech workers replacing the Eye Nut and making repairs on the disconnected cables. University Physical Plant electrical section head Mr. Rolando P. Malapitan energizing power in the Katipunan grid. 

Replacing the damaged parts and reconnecting the affected cable in the dark took four hours.  Repair work was completed at 10:00 p.m.  Meralco was requested to restore power shortly after.  The Katipunan grid was energized at 11:00 p.m.

SECURITY:  Gate 2.5 guard SG NICOLAS G ROMAN recognized a thief attempting to leave the campus at 6:30 p.m. last Friday, 25 August.  Found in the suspect's possession was a Nokia 3650 cell phone.  It turned out that the cell phone belonged to a Poveda High School student who was on campus earlier in the day.  Security traced the owner and returned the cell phone to the father of the student later that evening.


23 years old resident of 139 Cambridge Street, Quezon City

LUMAWAG with longer hair when apprehended on 19 March 2007.


The suspect a former fetcher of a Grade 6 student had been apprehended in August 2005 for opening bags of Grade 7 students.  On 19 March 2007, he was also apprehended for stealing a cell phone of a Grade 6 student.  The cell phone was returned to the student then and no charges were filed. 


Since the cell phone of the Poveda student was recovered, the father did not file charges against the suspect.  The suspect was turned over to Barangay Loyola Heights officials and warned not to return to the campus.  If you see him on campus, please notify campus security immediately.  


MO and SJS Intruder.  An unidentified man entered the campus during the morning rush last Friday, 25 August.  He was seen hitting the No Entry sign at the Manila Observatory driveway with a GI pipe.  When told to stop by MO personnel, he attacked the personnel with the G.I. pipe.  The MO personnel although injured managed to call campus security for assistance. Unfortunately, the intruder left before guards arrived at the scene.  


Shortly after, the guards again received a call for assistance from San Jose Seminary.  An unidentified man was also reported hitting the new SJS Crosswind with a G.I. pipe.  

The intruder also broke the glass of the display board of SJS.  He left the area in a green Mitsubishi car with plate no. WJC 526.

The intruder described as medium built, fair complexion and between 35 to 40 years old was intercepted at Gate 3.  When stopped, the intruder identified himself as an NBI agent and demanded to know why he was being stopped.  Confronted with armed guards, he evaded apprehension by speeding away.  His car hit the security motorcycle that was blocking his way and also rammed the metal sign in the middle of the road.

Note the broken SJS display cabinet glass and the glass splinters on the floor, the broken clutch handle of the motor cycle and broken G.I. pipe leg of the sign.


The incident was reported to PNP Precinct 9.  The police checked ownership of the vehicle. The vehicle was traced by the police with Land Transportation Office.  It is registered under the name of ANTONIO MORENTE of 27 Mushroom Street, Valle Verde IV, Pasig City.  MO and SJS personnel have filed a complaint with the PNP Precinct 9.  Mr. A. Morente is neither a student nor an alumnus of Ateneo.  The vehicle has not been issued a sticker.


TRAFFIC:  Disregard of traffic rules is a major cause of vehicular accidents in Katipunan.    


9:26 p.m. Friday, 24 August Accident.  The southbound sedan of an Ateneo coed was hit by a van trying to cut into her lane.  The pictures above clearly show that the coed was on the right lane when the van tried to cut into her lane to avoid the U-turn barriers.  This is a case of irresponsible driving.  

2:15 a.m. Wednesday, 29 August Accident.  A speeding SUV smashed into a cargo truck near Ateneo's Gate 1.  It took an hour to extract the intoxicated driver from his SUV.  The driver survived.


Please email comments to iescuadro at ateneo.edu 
Visit the University Physical Plant website at http://www.ateneo.edu/index.php?p=472

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