Ball State's University Police Department (UPD) arrested a man Sept. 4 for theft and criminal trespassing at Studebaker West. The man removed clothing from a dryer of the eighth floor laundry room in the residence hall. Cory Ohlenkamp, DN File
Ball State police arrest man for trespassing, theft in residence hall
Ball State's University Police Department (UPD) arrested a man for trespassing into a residence hall and theft.
Jake Kline, 24, was arrested Wednesday for trespassing through Studebaker West and stealing laundry, a UPD affidavit states.
UPD received a report Sept. 3 of a theft from the eighth floor laundry room in Studebaker West. The theft occurred around 12:31 p.m. Sept. 2, the report states.
It also states in a video viewed by UPD officer Lt. David Huff, Kline removed clothing from a dryer and left the building with the clothing.
Kline was previously arrested in January 2018 for trespassing on campus. UPD has issued a notice of trespass against him, not permitting him on Ball State's campus ever since his trespass in December 2015.
Kline, who has a prior unrelated conviction for theft, was charged with theft and criminal trespassing, both level 6 felonies.