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Crime at CWRU: Opinions

Crime at CWRU: Opinions

Kushagra Gupta, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2015

Normally, The Observer's columnists write on topics of their choosing. This week, instead, columnists banded together and some chose to deliberate on crime at Case Western Reserve University. Students at CWRU are no strangers to security alerts. This semester saw motor vehicle theft from Lot 46,...

Can you spare a dime?

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

November 6, 2015

The University Circle area has long been the cultural hub of Cleveland, and this has only been reinforced with the recent construction boom of institutions such the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Chipotle Mexican Grill. (Hey, it’s nice to have access...

Robbery at CWRU

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

September 25, 2015

Last week we talked a little bit about theft; mainly of bicycles, unattended items and especially electronics, which is the most common criminal occurrence here at Case Western Reserve University. Fortunately not nearly as common but far more serious, is robbery. Robbery is defined as using force or...

On the Beat: Theft on campus

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko

September 18, 2015

I often man tables at information fairs and other campus events, and I often get asked, “So what happens here at Case?” By that they mean criminal activity, I assume. While I am always tempted to throw a curveball (the rate of human sacrifice is quite high, but we’ve been working on that) I ...

Police Blotter: Sept. 9 to Sept. 16

September 18, 2015

Sept. 10: Felony theft—Wallet taken from backpack at Phi Delta Theta between 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 and 10:00 a.m. on Sept. 11 Sept. 11: Underage drinking—Two students transported from Cutler House to UH ER; student conduct referral Sept. 12: Underage drinking—Hospital transport from Carlton Commons; student cond...

CWRU police blotter Aug. 26 to Sept. 2

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

September 4, 2015

Aug. 26: Assault—Student punched in chest by male walking past at E. 115th and Juniper; UCPD arrested a suspect in a similar incident the same evening Aug. 26: Petty theft—Cell phone taken from bus stop at Euclid and Cornell between 10:50–10:53 a.m. Aug. 26: Assault—Male punched and kicked...

Elderly Twinsburg resident shoots son, is shot by police

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

September 4, 2015

Elderly Twinsburg resident shoots son, is shot by police Charles Shaw, 76, was disgruntled from a perceived issue with his medication from Cleveland Clinic. He picked up a handgun and a rifle and began to leave his house to “do some damage,” as was quoted in a Cleveland.com article. His son Scott Shaw a...

CWRU Police Blotter: August 19 to 26

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

August 28, 2015

Aug. 19: Petty theft—Cell phone taken from restroom in Nord Hall Aug. 20: Felony theft—Backpack taken from office in Robbins Building Aug. 20: Petty theft—Shoplifter found in store at Barnes and Noble Aug. 21: Underage drinking—Triangle 2; hospital transport, student judicial referral Aug....

Welcome back and some tips for campus living

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

August 28, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University Police Department would like to extend a hearty welcome back to all our returning students, especially to the class of 2019. While having the place to ourselves all summer was nice, it does get a little quiet around here with no students around. So it’s time for...

CWRU Police Blotter, May 1 to August 16

August 21, 2015

With at least 36 bicycle thefts or attempted bicycle thefts reported so far this summer, one of the biggest lessons from the recent crime logs is to lock up your bike. The Case Western Reserve University Police Department provides free U-locks to students, and if you take advantage of this service, you’ll...

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