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Riding safely

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

November 21, 2014


Filed under News, On the Beat

The Safe Ride program is one of the best known programs run by the Case Western Reserve University Police and Security Services Department. If you haven't used the service yourself yet, you have probably seen the white vans as they roam around campus. As the November weather turns into a steady tsunami...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 11 to Nov. 18

November 21, 2014


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Nov. 14—Felony theft. Wallet taken from purse, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov. 14—Theft from auto. Glass smashed and items taken from parked auto, 1920 Martin Luther King Drive. Nov. 15—Criminal damage. Glass smashed on parked car, Carlton Rd. Nov. 16—Petty theft. Cell phone taken from purse,...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 5 to Nov. 12

November 14, 2014


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Nov. 5: Petty theft—Furniture taken from kitchen/common area, Sherman House. Nov. 5: Telecommunications fraud—Attempts made to hack into multiple CWRU staff accounts, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov. 6: Bicycle theft—Unsecured bike taken from rack, North Residential Village #3A. Nov. 7: Petty...

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 28 to Nov. 4

November 7, 2014


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Oct. 29: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Leutner Commons. Oct. 30: Petty theft/shoplifting—items taken from store, Barnes and Noble. Oct. 31: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Storrs House. Oct. 31: Simple assault—physical altercation between two ELS students, Stone Commons. Nov....

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 14 to Oct. 28

October 31, 2014


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Oct. 14: Petty theft—Cell phone taken during event, Veale Center. Oct. 17: Menacing—Verbal dispute and threats between employees, Kent Hale Smith Building. Oct. 19: Assault—Physical dispute between students, Triangle Tower 1. Oct. 23: Petty theft—Cell phone taken from office, Adelbert Hall. Oct....

Where there’s smoke

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

October 31, 2014


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As anyone who has walked by the corner of Bellflower and E 115th Street can attest, former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes’ home recently sustained fire damage, fortunately without injuries. This incident serves as a reminder of the destructive power of fire. Recently, CWRU has experienced...

Pumpkin Ale

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

October 17, 2014


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We have reached the midpoint of the semester, a time where squirrels are frantically gathering acorns and people are getting in as much activity as they can before the sun starts going down. It is also a time where we usually start to see an increase in alcohol related incidents here at Case Western...

Bike theft

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

October 10, 2014


Filed under News, On the Beat

As last Saturday’s Arctic blast reminded us, we are officially in autumn now. Hopefully we have a few more weeks of warm weather before the heavy stuff really kicks in, which means a few more weeks of summer activities like smelling flowers, sitting outside and bicycling. Unfortunately, the bad guys...

CWRU Police Blotter, Sept. 23 to Sept. 30

October 3, 2014


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Sept. 23: Felony theft—plumbing equipment taken. Wolstein Research Building. Sept. 25: Warrant arrest—male found on campus property with outstanding arrest warrant with Cleveland Police Department. Area of Fribley Commons. Sept. 29: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack outside of Constantino’s....

Alert, Alert

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

October 3, 2014


Filed under News, On the Beat

As we settle into our fall routines, history tells us that, at some point, everyone’s phone will start to quiver, bark or play whatever ringtone you have. When you look to check it out, you will see a Case Western Reserve University alert staring back at you. So what are security alerts, and why do...

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