Lara Gori

More freshmen cited for alcohol violations

More freshmen have committed alcohol-related offenses so far this year than had at this point last year, but the head of Student Judicial Services attributes the increase to a slightly larger freshman class. As of Thursday, 60 freshmen have been addressed by SJS for alcohol-related behavior, SJS Director Tara Pereira said in an e-mail. Last […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 6/3/09 – 2:15 p.m. – University Parking Garage – case closed University Police Department officers responded to the University Parking Garage for a report of a verbal dispute. The parking attendant reported that a patron became disorderly upon trying to exit the garage. The patron then paid the parking fee and exited the […]

Crime Log

Destruction 4/22/09 – 5:45 p.m. – Thurston Hall – open case A female student reported that when she returned to her room, she found that various identification cards of hers had been vandalized and damaged. Theft 4/25/09 – Thurston Hall – case closed A male student stated he left his wallet in the lobby of […]

University Police Department earns reaccreditation

The University Police Department was reaccredited earlier this month by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said this week. “The process went well and they were impressed with all the things that UPD does to get involved with the community,” Stafford said. This process, which the campus police […]

Crime Log

Attempted Burglary 4/18/09 – 7:25 p.m. – JBKO Hall – case closed A female student reported that an unknown male had been trying to enter her room. He said that he was at the wrong room and fled the scene. No identifiable suspect. Destruction 4/19/09 – Mitchell Hall – case closed An unknown individual discharged […]

Gelman and Marvin Center see uptick in lewd activities

In the last two months, staff at Gelman Library and the Marvin Center have reported at least six instances of someone defecating or masturbating in one of the two buildings, according to the University Police Department. Staff in Gelman reported that an unknown individual defecated on the edge of or near a toilet in the […]

Crime Log

Assault 4/12/09 – 2:00 a.m. – Guthridge Hall – case closed Two students in a relationship became involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical fight where the female student hit the male student. The Metropolitan Police Department was notified and a detective arrived on scene. After obtaining verbal statements from both individuals, […]

Man arrested for attempted bookstore theft

University Police Department officers arrested a man for attempting to steal nearly $500 worth of books from the University bookstore last week, UPD Inspector Mark Balazik said Wednesday. Officers were called to the bookstore April 10 after employees noticed a man loitering in the area, Balazik said. After stopping him, officers discovered he had previously […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/31/09 – 12:41 p.m. – 1959 E Street – case closed University Police Department officers were called in response to an individual not affiliated with the University who was ranting and conducting himself in a disorderly manner. The individual had previously been barred from campus. Subject arrested 4/1/09 – Gelman Library – open […]

EMeRG buys second ambulance

The University’s student-run emergency response organization, EMeRG, will soon begin using a second ambulance which they recently purchased for $25,000. EMeRG raised the funds for the new vehicle through an 18-month fundraising campaign conducted through the University’s Development Office. University Police Department Chief Dolores Stafford said the second ambulance will allow them to cover campus […]