PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

11 Charged For Crimes Committed During Post-Big Ten Championship Rally

State College Police released a list this afternoon of the individuals that have been charged for crimes committed during the post-Big Ten Championship rally. Of the 11 charged, eight individuals are Penn State students and all are males.

Similar to the charges that stemmed from the post-Ohio State game celebration, the majority of the crimes are misdemeanors of public drunkenness, failure to disperse, and disorderly conduct. Three of the students, however, were charged with felony counts of rioting and one was charged with a felony related to police animals, likely from an interaction with the horses police used to disperse students. Here are the charges:

  • Eli J. Wood (19, Penn State Student) — Riot (Felony) Criminal Mischief (Misdemeanor), Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor), Disorderly Conduct (Misdemeanor)
  • Robert F. Wasileski (20, Penn State Student) — Riot (Felony), Police Animals (Felony), Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor)
  • Kenneth Anderson (18, Penn State Student) — Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor), Disorderly Conduct (Misdemeanor)
  • Sung Joon Roh (19, Penn State Student) — Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor)
  • Eric K. Zimmerer (20, Penn State Student) — Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor), Disorderly Conduct (Misdemeanor), Criminal Mischief (Summary)
  • Nathaniel N. Miller (22, Penn State Student) — Disorderly Conduct (Summary)
  • Samuel L. Dedian (21, Penn State Student) — Criminal Mischief (Summary)
  • Jimmy Wang (21, Penn State Student) — Riot (Felony), Disorderly Conduct (Misdemeanor)
  • Troy E. Johnson (39) — Failure to Disperse (Misdemeanor), Disorderly Conduct (Summary)
  • Steven N. Clayton (21) — Disorderly Conduct (Summary)
  • Ryan J. Hampson (23) — Public Drunk (Summons)

 

State College Police asked the community to submit videos to help identify individuals in photos so they could identify individuals who may have been committing crimes. The release also notes that all of the students will be directed to Penn State’s Office of Student Conduct in addition to the criminal charges.

Police are still gathering information about both this rally as well as the one following the Ohio State game. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State College Police Department (814-234-1750) or submit an anonymous tip. Police are also still looking for help in identifying the individuals in these photos.

About the Author

Lexi Shimkonis

Lexi is an editor-turned-staff writer who can often be found at either Irving's or the Phyrst (with the chances she'll have her backpack being the same). Lexi is a senior hailing from Spring City, PA (kind of) and studying Civil Engineering. Please email questions and/or pleas for an Instagram caption to [email protected], or for a more intimate bond, follow her on Twitter @lexshimko.

Comments

More by Lexi

A Special, Precious, & Eventful Experience: Lexi Shimkonis’ Senior Column

“And here in this lovely, intriguing spot called Penn State, each of us staked our own special, precious, and eventful life.” — Ross Lehman

Homecoming To Replace King And Queen With Gender-Neutral Court

[Video] An Interview With Line Dance Leader Gina DeFrancesco

Athletics

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Former Penn State women’s gymnastics head coach Jeff Thompson has filed a lawsuit against the university following the termination of his contract in February 2017. Thompson, alongside his wife and associate head coach Rachelle Thompson, was accused by former gymnasts and an assistant coach of creating a hostile team environment. The Thompsons allegedly pressured athletes to compete […]

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Ally McHugh Wins 400 Medley National Championship

Penn State Women’s Soccer Adds Swiss Forward Kim Dubs

Student Life

Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

The lab uses a combination of human genomics, computational biology, and functional studies, using Drosophila and human cell lines, to understand the risks caused by genetic mutations and to grasp how gene disruption leads to altered neurodevelopment.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Pennharmonics To Hold 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

Heinz Field Sold Out For Pitt-Penn State

The game is scheduled for an 8 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, September 8.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Madden NFL 19 Ratings For Nittany Lions

For the second consecutive year, Sean Lee is the highest-rated Nittany Lion in the Madden video game.

Send this to a friend