The Oak Leaf

High risk sex offender to be released

April 1, 2016

A high risk sex offender who has committed two counts of sexual battery on the Santa Rosa Junior College campus is scheduled to be released April 1, according to the Petaluma Police Department. Jonathan Michael Hoppner, 23, plead no contest to a misdemeanor...

SRJC District Police officers apprehend a suspect in Lark Hall for possession of drugs, among other criminal offenses.

Drug arrest at Lark Hall

March 15, 2016

Santa Rosa Junior College District Police officers arrested a white man for four outstanding warrants for crimes committed off campus at approximately 10:10 a.m. March 15 in front of Lark Hall Planetarium. SRJC police officers Vincent Neuman and Sgt. Steven Potter recognized susp...

Student bikes stand idly in a bike rack outside of Plover Hall.

Campus bike thefts

October 12, 2015

District Police apprehended a Santa Rosa man for spray-painting a stolen Trek bike in the stairwell of the Zumwalt Parking Pavillion late in the evening of Sept. 20 The thief stole the bike from Trek Bicycle Store on Mendocino Avenue. The bike retailed for...

Women’s restroom at Barnett Hall on the SRJC campus. The restroom was the site of an alleged sexual assault Aug. 20.

Student reports rape at SRJC

August 26, 2015

A female Santa Rosa Junior College student told campus police that a masked man raped her in Barnett Hall’s women’s restroom on the Santa Rosa campus at approximately 9 p.m. Aug. 20, district police said. Medical personnel informed campus police...

SRJC Police Department left juggling interims

SRJC Police Department left juggling interims

April 7, 2015

Chief Matt McCaffrey’s departure from the Santa Rosa Junior College District Police left the department juggling three new chiefs over the past two weeks.  During McCaffrey’s two-plus years as chief, the campus police department dealt with mul...

SRJC District Police Chief Matt McCaffrey is stepping down from the post after two years in which the department dealt with multiple controversies.

Embattled SRJC Police Chief to step down after controversial tenure

March 21, 2015

  Santa Rosa Junior College district police Chief Matt McCaffrey will step down after two years in which the small campus police department dealt with multiple controversies. McCaffrey has accepted a position as captain at the Novato Police...

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