News

Crime and Incident

Theft

Oct. 28, 2010

University Police responded to the University Center Bookstore to a report that a female had just stolen several items from the store. Later, police received a phone call from the female who stole the items, as she wished to return the items taken and turn herself in to the authorities.

Odor of Marijuana

Oct. 29, 2010

An odor of marijuana was reported in Morewood Gardens E Tower. Upon further investigation, officers were able to pinpoint where the odor was coming from. The two students responsible were cited.

Criminal Mischief

Oct. 29, 2010

University Police responded to Hamburg Hall for a report that a male forcefully removed a sink from the wall in the men’s bathroom. Officers were able to find the male, who admitted to police that he removed the sink because he was tired and angry. The male was cited for criminal mischief.

Traffic Stop

Oct. 30, 2010

A traffic stop was initiated by University Police at the corner of Forbes and Morewood avenues for a red light violation. Officers found an open container of an alcoholic malt beverage in the back seat. Two citations were issued.

Suspicious Person

Nov. 1, 2010

University Police responded to Hunt Library for a report of a white male, described as 5'7" tall, 160 pounds, and in his late 30s, with short, light brown hair and a beard, who tried to steal a laptop from a student. Police searched the surrounding area but were unable to locate the man.

Suspicious Person

Nov. 2, 2010

A suspicious person was sighted at Skibo Café in the University Center. The person was identified by the caller as a person who had been previously escorted off campus and given a defiant trespass warning notice. When the male was stopped by police and identified, he fled the scene. The male will receive an arrest through summons and will be charged with misdemeanors.

Theft

Nov. 3, 2010

University Police responded to an in-progress theft of a bicycle at the Stever House bicycle rack. The suspect was described as a black male in his late 30s. Officers were not able to find the suspect upon arrival, but the suspect did not get away with the bicycle. The cable lock securing the bicycle was cut, and police took custody of the bicycle until the owner could be contacted.