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Public Safety Briefs 9-16-2014

Compiled by Ehlayna Napolitano

A female student reported on Sept. 8 that another resident male student was harassing her. The male student was issued a summons for verbal and physical threats made to her.

On Sept. 9 a student reported to Public Safety that between 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 4 and 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 9, her vehicle was broken into. A pair of Air Jordan sneakers, valued at $400, were missing from the back seat. Police assistance was declined.

A soccer player reported that she and a teammate were stretching on the intramural fields on Sept. 9 when an unidentified male began taking photos of them. After a brief exchange, the male ran off. Public Safety responded and searched for the person, but it yielded no results.

A student’s ex-boyfriend, who lives in Massachusetts, violated an order of protection restricting his contact with her on Sept. 9. He had been contacting her through text message. On Sept. 10, Public Safety spoke with the student and discovered that her ex-boyfriend had been arrested in Massachusetts for the violation.

A staff member reported to Public Safety that on Sept. 10, she opened a locked cabinet in Memorial Hall and discovered that a Mac laptop was missing. Public Safety responded but search for the responsible person was unsuccessful.

On Sept. 10, an administrator reported that she had left her watch, valued at $200, in 012 Memorial Hall on Aug. 28. When she returned the next day, she discovered it was missing. Police assistance was declined.

During a fire alarm activation in the graduate hall on Sept. 10, a search of the building was conducted and it was discovered that a student had failed to evacuate. The student was consequently evacuated and issued a summons.

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