Campus Crime Watch: The jig isn’t up

According to DPS’s crime log, the month of February had 37 violent and property crimes. February had a notable number of assaults on campus. There were 8 reported assaults this month, compared to just one in all of January.

Earlier this month, DPS arrested a burglar who was in the process of breaking and entering into homes on Prospect Street. This man did not match a description of either of the suspects involved in the spate of burglaries of unlocked rooms which occurred near the end of January into early February. DPS Chief Jay Gruber said DPS was on high alert for the suspects. There was still a total of 5 burglaries this month, however, and the two main suspects have not been caught.

February 1, 2013

10:00 a.m., New South—Theft: A student reported the theft of his unsecured bike from the listed location. Case closed no leads.

10:00 p.m., White Gravenor—Assault: DPS officers responded to a student’s call for an assault allegedly committed by another student. Referred to student conduct.

February 2, 2013

11:30 p.m., 3611 Prospect Street—Assault: A student reported that he was assaulted while attending a party at the listed location. Referred to student conduct.

February 3, 2013

2:40 a.m., Kennedy Hall—Destruction of Property: An officer made contact with a student after investigating damage to an exit sign in the listed building. Referred to student conduct.

February 4, 2013

11:00 a.m., McCarthy Hall—Burglary: A student reported that his laptop, watch, and textbooks were stolen from out of his room in the listed location. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

9:34 p.m., St. Mary’s Hall—Theft: An employee reported the theft of a his bag that was left in a hallway in the listed location. Case closed no leads.

7:30 p.m., Lauinger Library—Credit Card Fraud: A student reported that her lost credit card was fraudulently used at the listed location. Case closed no leads.

February 5, 2013

12:06 p.m., SWQ Garage—Theft: A vehicle that was booted was removed from the garage in the listed area without authorization. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

February 6, 2013

6:39 p.m., Alumni Square—Drug Violation: A student in the listed location was found to be in possession of marijuana. Referred to student conduct.

7:10 p.m., Darnall Hall—Drug Violation: A male that was identified as a GU contract employee was observed sitting outside of the listed location smoking a cigarette that tested positive for containing marijuana. Case closed, referred to employee’s supervisors.

February 7, 2013

5:40 p.m., Mortara Building—Panhandling: Officers made contact with an individual panhandling outside of the listed location. Individual was found to be in violation of his probation. Case closed with barring.

February 8, 2013

2:01 a.m., Darnall Hall—Assault: Officers made contact with two students who had been involved in a physical altercation which each other, emanating from a dispute with a cab driver. Referred to student conduct.

5:29 p.m., Regents Hall—Burglary: A faculty member reported that his laptop and iPhone were stolen from his unsecured office. Referred to MPD.

February 9, 2013

9:46 p.m., Healy Hall—Theft: A student reported the theft of her unattended purse from the listed location. Case closed no leads.

1:00 a.m., 3610 N St.—Theft: A student reported the theft of her property from the listed location. Case closed, no leads.

February 10, 2013

3:20 a.m., Village A—Assault: Officers investigating a dispute between roommates, made contact with the occupants of an apartment at the listed location. Referred to student conduct.

2:36 a.m., 36th and N St.—Assault: A student who was observed assaulting another student was detained by officers. Referred to student conduct.

8:00 a.m., Regents Hall—Theft: A contractor reported the theft of keys from an office in the listed building. Case closed, property located.

February 12, 2013

9:15 a.m., Pre-Clinical Science—Assault: Officers responded to an employee dispute which escalated with one employee striking the other. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

2:07 p.m., Village C West—Theft: A GERMS crew member reported the theft of medical equipment from the GERMS wagon. Case closed no leads.

6:30 a.m., Alumni Square—Theft: A student reported the theft of her bicycle from the listed location. Case closed, no leads.

February 13, 2013

12:15 p.m., Regents Hall—Theft: A student reported the theft of her laptop from an unsecured locker in the listed building. Case pending investigation.

2:35 p.m., 3600 Block Prospect St.—Unlawful Entry: A non-affiliate in possession of burglary tools was arrested after University Police made contact with him after he was observed attempting to enter numerous residents in the listed block. Case closed with arrest.

February 14, 2013

2:35 p.m., ICC—Theft: A student reported the theft of his iPhone from the listed building. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

6:10 p.m., Car Barn—Theft: A student reported the theft of unattended property from the listed location. Case closed, no leads.

February 16, 2013

1:05 a.m., 3600 Block of Prospect St.—Assault: A student was arrested for simple assault in the listed location. Case closed with arrest.

9:31 p.m., Darnall Hall—Alcohol Violation: A search of a room in the listed building yielded yielded alcoholic beverages. Both residents were underaged. Referred to student conduct.

11:50 p.m., Copley Hall—Unlawful Entry: Officers made contact with a non-affiliate who was formerly barred and who was found trespassing in the listed building. Case closed with arrest.

February 18, 2013

1:39 a.m., 37th and P St.—Assault: An officer observed what appeared to be a physical altercation between two students. The aggressor who appeared inebriated was transported to GUER for medical treatment. Referred to student conduct.

3:55 a.m., Nevils—Defacement of Property: Officers investigating a suspicious odor made entry into a room in the listed building where they discovered a wall of the residence covered in permanent black magic marker writing. Referred to student conduct.

February 21, 2013

9:15 p.m., New South—Drug Violation: Officers responding to a suspicious odor complaint made contact with 2 students in the listed building. Referred to student conduct.

February 22, 2013

1:05 p.m., Yates Field House—Theft: A student reported the theft of an unattended iPod from off of a bench in the listed location. Case pending investigation.

February 24, 2013

4:35 a.m., Healy Hall—Defacement of Property: Officers responding to a call for suspicious activity found the stage in the listed building covered with fire extinguisher expellant. Case pending investigation.

February 25, 2013

9:35 a.m., ICC—Burglary: A staff member reported that that a door in the listed building had been pried and reported nothing missing. Case pending investigation.

February 26, 2013

11:00 a.m., Copley Hall—Burglary: A student reported that her laptop was stolen from her unsecured room. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

10:50 a.m., Copley Hall—Burglary: A student reported that her laptop was stolen from her unsecured room. MPD responded and is handling the investigation.

2:15 p.m., ICC—Theft: A student reported the theft of her unattended bag containing her laptop from the listed location. Case pending investigation.

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